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By Koichi Hamada, Hiromi Kato

`The ebook is winning in examining numerous matters akin to employment, progress, aged care, and so forth. of getting older in Japan, and offering a number of coverage ideas to house those severe difficulties. One attention-grabbing point of the publication is the research concerning the means Japan interacts with the area when it comes to immigration and overseas funding, which has acquired little cognizance within the literature. it's definitely a precious book.' - Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Kyoto collage, Japan `This wide-ranging choice of papers can be of worth to someone attracted to the economics of growing old and the coverage offerings confronted by way of the Japanese.' - Mark Rebick, Nissan Institute of jap reviews, united kingdom `The booklet consists of good contributions at the so much urgent difficulties Japan faces within the fast destiny, written through economists of the best quality in Japan. not just will it's an invaluable reference for scholars drawn to economics, but in addition it's going to function a necessary and worthwhile advisor to coverage makers in Japan.' - Hirofumi Uzawa, the advance financial institution of Japan `This quantity brings jointly quite a lot of papers from major specialists at the jap financial system who examine many of the principal concerns that face an economic system that might adventure unparalleled demographic switch. There are many coverage concerns that face jap governments as they reply to the profound alterations within the exertions marketplace that stem from growing old. there's a lot to be realized in regards to the applicable guidelines from the paintings summarized in this wide-ranging book.' - David Miles, Morgan Stanley, united kingdom `The challenge of getting old has turn into acute in lots of wealthy nations this day. This publication through world-class Yale professor Koichi Hamada, the main exotic jap economist this present day, and Hiromi Kato is a crucial and incisive contribution to our realizing of the japanese scenario. It may still turn into a vintage study.' - Jagdish Bhagwati, Columbia collage, US This e-book is a concerted test via economists to enquire and supply treatments for a number of the problems linked to an getting old hard work marketplace. the commercial difficulties of growing older mixed with a declining inhabitants appear themselves such a lot acutely within the current eastern economic climate. Demographic tendencies current critical social and financial difficulties for Japan, and the remainder of the worldwide group is tormented by the ways that it copes with those problems. The members to this publication learn Japan's event, that's an important for knowing the character of getting older difficulties and for constructing possible rules to handle them. growing older exertions markets may well distort the employment mechanism, create formative years unemployment, and disrupt incentives for human capital formation in more youthful staff. even though an monetary strategy is the center technique within the ebook, it additionally encompasses diversified views together with sociological issues of hard work markets and negotiating habit inside families. The foreign implications of the issues are emphasised within the chapters that take care of immigration and capital markets. This e-book should be an necessary device for economists, coverage makers and scholars curious about the consequences of growing old societies in the course of the global. Preface by way of Professor Kuroda members comprise: H. Asaoka, Y. Genda, J. Goto, okay. Hamada, E. Hern?s, M. Ishihara, R. Kambayashi, H. Kato, T. Makino, S. Ohta, L.K. Raut, H. Sakai, M. Sakuragawa, S. Str?m, H. Teruyama, J. Zhiyang

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Changes in the age 4 Ageing and the labor market in Japan structure of the workforce affect the unemployment rate considerably, because unemployment rates differ sharply between age groups, as we saw before. To capture more precisely the impact of age-structure changes on trends in unemployment, we can calculate hypothetical age-constant unemployment rates and age-driven unemployment rates by using microdata from the Annual Report on the Labor Force Survey between 1974 and 2000. This follows the procedure provided by Katz and Krueger (1999) which examined the effect of ageing on unemployment in the United States.

7 per cent. 67 Source: Results for US are from Katz and Krueger (1999, Table 10) while those for Japan come from authors’ calculation based on Annual Report on the Labour Force Survey, 1974–2000. 6 Ageing and the labor market in Japan In contrast, the effects of age-structure changes on the unemployment rate in Japan are comparably minimal, and have a slight downward trend over the given period. The recent change in age structure also lowers the overall unemployment rate in Japan, but it has a smaller effect in Japan than in the United States.

In some cases, they also make plans to restructure companies or to give workers job training. The companies pay for their services; the employees are not required to pay the fees for this support, as Japanese labor law prohibits in principle charging money to workers directly. The professional career counseling provided by the experts at outplacement companies is quite effective because they can assuage the negative and ambiguous mental and emotional struggles that often accompany job loss. It also motivates the unemployed to persevere with their job search.

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