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What can the world learn from Japan in the Reiwa era?

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How should we think about Japan’s role in the world in this new Reiwa era? Japan is increasingly a model for many countries around the world — and that’s new. Until the aughts, Japan was increasingly economically stagnant, had a lot of debt, and a decreasing birthrate and aging population. Some might have asked, “What are we going to learn from Japan?”

And yet, in 2019, with this extraordinary transition happening in Japan, even though Japan has little growth, it is the one country that’s not eating itself apart. You don’t see the rise of nationalism or populism. Political institutions still have legitimacy. You........

© The Japan News