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  • 2-September-2014

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    Japanese lessons in recovery

    Eight giant balloons from Japan floated in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower this weekend, a reminder of one of the worst natural disasters of recent times – and of the determination of survivors to rebuild their region.

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  • 4-April-2014

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    OECD加盟50周年

    日本は東京オリンピックが開催された1964年にOECD加盟 を果たしました。

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  • 4-April-2014

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    Japan: Half a century of OECD membership

    Japan joined the OECD in 1964, the same year it hosted the summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. OECD membership signalled Japan’s successful transition into a fully industrialised economy, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida writes on the 50th anniversary of his country’s accession.

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  • 31-March-2014

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    Japan: Closing the gender gap can boost the economy

    Reconciling work and family commitments is a challenge in every country, but particularly for Japanese men and women. Much more so than in most other OECD countries, men and women have to choose between babies and bosses: men choose bosses, women less so, but on the whole there are very few babies and there is too little female employment. These shortcomings are increasingly coming to the fore and will have to be addressed.

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  • 20-November-2013

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    OECD tribute to John F. Kennedy

    Though gone 50 years ago this week, John F. Kennedy remains an icon of our times. The OECD stands as a living tribute to his legacy.

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  • 4-November-2013

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    Effective Carbon Prices - Country Note for Japan

    This document present a brief synthesis of the costs to society of reducing CO2eq emissions in Japan. It is based on an examination of a broad range of policy instruments used in the electricity generation, road transport, pulp and paper, cement and household energy sectors.

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  • 15-March-2011

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    The Tohoku Pacific earthquake: Economic consequences

    "On behalf of all of us working at the OECD, I would like to transmit our deep sympathy and support in these difficult circumstances. Our thoughts are with the Japanese people, especially those who lost their loved ones." OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría

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  • 15-March-2011

    Japanese

    東北地方太平洋沖地震:経済的影響

    OECDは、今後日本の関係当局と密接に連携していく、また、経済への地震の影響を評価することや必要となる政策対応の決定に関する支援を含め、この困難な時期に日本を支援する準備ができている。 OECDは、今後日本の関係当局と密接に連携していく、また、経済への地震の影響を評価することや必要となる政策対応の決定に関する支援を含め、この困難な時期に日本を支援する準備ができている。

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  • 2-February-2005

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    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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