12-September-2006

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Education at a Glance 2006 - Briefing Note: Japan

This note summarizes the main characteristics of the Japan's education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2006” provides a comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.

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7-September-2006

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OECD Studies in Risk Management - Japan: Floods

Floods and flood-related disasters, such as landslides, are a traditional and serious risk in Japan. In the 1940s and 50s, after flood disasters took thousands of lives, the creation of a comprehensive flood risk management programme led to a dramatic reduction in human casualties.

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2-August-2006

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OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance: Japan

This site contains a list of key references on Japan. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.

5-July-2006

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Thematic Review of Tertiary Education - Country Background Report - Japan (English)

This Country Background Report for Japan was prepared by the Higher Education Bureau of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.

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31-March-2006

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Innovation in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: Comparing National Innovation Systems at the Sectoral Level

This publication examines the innovation system in pharmaceutical biotechnology in eight OECD countries. Based on rich evidence, it draws policy recommendations to foster innovation in biopharmaceuticals advocating an integrated policy approach.

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13-March-2006

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Innovation and Knowledge-Intensive Service Activities

This study shows how knowledge-intensive services activities (KISAs) contribute to the acquisition and growth capabilities of firms and public sector organisations.

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7-February-2006

English, , 37kb

Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006: Progress in Responding to the 2005 Policy Priorities - Japan Country Note

This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for Japan. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.

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15-November-2005

English

Governance of Innovation Systems, Vol. 2: Case Studies in Innovation Policy

This book presents case studies on innovation policy governance in Australia, Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Finland, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and Sweden. It provides fresh insight into how governments are striving to make innovation policy more coherent.

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28-October-2005

English

Local Governance for Promoting Employment —Comparing the Performance of Japan and Seven Countries—

This book includes the papers presented at the workshop with report of some successful cases of regional employment development in each country, which was added to the papers based on the discussions at the workshop...

20-October-2005

English, , 17kb

Japan: Inventory on financial support of fisheries

Country inventory from Japan as of 2005 of financial support in fisheries.

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