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Data on Japan

Country data on Japan includes a wide range of indicators on agriculture, development, economy, education, energy, environment, finance, government, health, innovation and technology, jobs and society.

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Japan: Advancing the third arrow for a resilient economy and inclusive growth

After two decades of low growth and persistent deflation, Japan is showing a renewed economic dynamism. But to regain its economic primacy and raise the well-being of its citizens, Japan needs a structural reform package to narrow the productivity gap with leading OECD countries.

Focus

OECD Observer: Special Japan's anniversary edition

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Japan’s membership of the OECD. Japan joined the Organisation on 28 April 1964, marking a significant milestone as the first Asian country to do so.

OECD Tokyo Centre

The OECD Tokyo Centre serves as regional contact in Asia for the full range of OECD activities, from the sales of publications, to inquiries from the media, to liaison with governments, parliaments, business, labour and civil society.

Japan: Educating students to think independently

To help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, the government requires students to study topics from different viewpoints and draw links between what they observe.

Japan and the OECD

This document sets out when Japan joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.

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