Digital Economy

Big Data and Economic Growth

Author: Sadayasu Senju The Abe administration under the banner of “Abenomics” is aiming for Japan to be the most advanced IT nation by 2020. The government announced its strategy in 2013, locating a set of IT reforms and policies under the third “arrow” of its economic strategy, which focuses on steps to promote economic growth.

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Brookings Institute Panel: Trade & The Digital Economy

On March 30, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institute hosted KICIS Executive Director Jim Foster, and Keio University Professor Motohiro Tsuchiya as experts to examine the role of the digital economy in trade agreements. Topics included discussions on current and upcoming challenges for the digital economy and how the U.S.-Japan

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