Japan Chair

The mission of the CSIS Japan Chair is to be the leading source of analytic insight and policy-relevant research on Japan, the U.S.-Japan alliance, and Japan’s leadership on the global stage.

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The Japan Chair was established to provide a venue in Washington, DC for the study of U.S.-Japan relations and to increase mutual understanding. As Japan's role in Asian and global affairs continues to grow, the Japan Chair is charting a strategic agenda for the U.S.-Japan relationship. The Japan Chair is a unique platform to raise awareness of U.S.-Japan policy issues in a bilateral, regional and global context.

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 Photo: Bryant Wong via CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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Can Japan’s ‘New Dimension’ Measure Reverse Its Low Fertility Rate?

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida introduced a package of policy measures to reverse Japan’s declining fertility rate. CSIS Japan Chair visiting fellow Yohei Kobayashi analyzes this approach and other economic policy prescriptions critical to realizing sustainable growth.

Commentary by Yohei Kobayashi — November 9, 2023

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