Publications & Documents

  • 23-April-2013


    Meeting with Members of Japan’s Diet

    Speaking at the Japan's House of Representatives, OECD Secretary-General said that Japan is one of the most active and proactive OECD members. He added that Japan has made remarkable contributions to the work of our Organisation and is playing a central role in key policy areas like science and technology, education, environment and investment.

  • 22-April-2013


    Japan is poised for expansion but must curb government debt

    Japan is poised for an economic expansion, but long-term growth prospects remain contingent on additional efforts to revitalise the economy and reduce unsustainable levels of public debt, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Japan.

  • 19-April-2013


    Secretary General’s Official visit to Japan (Tokyo, 22nd - 24th April 2013)

    OECD Secretary-General will visit Japan on 22-24 April to launch the Economic Survey of Japan. During his stay in Tokyo, Mr. Gurría will also meet government officials and representatives from the business and labour communities amongst others.

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  • 28-March-2013


    Global economy is improving but Europe lags behind, says OECD

    Global economic activity is picking up, but the continuing crisis in the euro area is delaying a meaningful recovery, the OECD said in its latest Interim Economic Assessment.

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  • 31-December-2012


    Japan's Compensation System for Nuclear Damage - As Related to the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident

    Following the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident, extraordinary efforts were undertaken in Japan to implement a compensation scheme for the proper and efficient indemnification of the affected victims. This publication provides English translations of key Japanese legislative and administrative texts and other implementing guidance, as well as several commentaries by Japanese experts in the field of third party

  • 17-December-2012

    English, PDF, 633kb

    Closing the Gender Gap - country note: Japan

    Gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labour force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours, conditions of employment and earnings.  More specific data for Japan are available in this country note.

  • 10-October-2012


    Visit of the OECD Secretary-General to Japan (Tokyo, 11th-14th October 2012)

    On the occasion of his official visit to Tokyo, Angel Gurría will participate in a number of high-level international meetings, including as keynote speaker for the International Institute of Finance 30th Anniversary.

  • 8-October-2012


    Regulatory Policy: Japan

    Regulatory Reform in Japan was among the first in a series of in-depth reviews on regulatory reform. Since 1999, when the review was published, Japan introduced a number of measures to enhance regulatory quality and promote regulatory reform, competition policy and market openness.

  • 4-October-2012

    English, Excel, 5,098kb

    Quality Matters in Early Childhood Education and Care - Japan

    ECEC is a topic of increased policy interest in Japan where improving quality in the ECEC sector is a subject of growing importance. The OECD has identified five effective policy levers to encourage quality in the sector.

  • 7-September-2012

    English, Excel, 1,087kb

    Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - Japan

    Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - Japan

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