Stockholm Seminar on Japan, 1 October 2014
"Challenges for promoting women’s further active social participation in Japan" By
Professor Naomi Kodama, Hitotsubashi University
2014-10-01 at 15:30
2014-10-01 at 17:00
Prime Minister Abe revised the “Growth Strategy” last June. One of the key policy measures in the revised strategy is “promoting women’s further active social participation.” In Japan, the proportion of in managerial positions tends to be increasing in the long term, but it is still small by international standard. What is the primary cause of the problem? How should we address the challenge?
Naomi Kodama is Associate Professor of Institute of Economic Research at Hitotsubashi University. She specializes in labor economics and Japanese economy. Her research interests focus on links between female labor participation and firm performance and global human resource management.
Discussant: Dr. Tomohiro Morisawa,
Research Fellow, European Institute of Japanese Studies
Moderator: Professor Marie Söderberg,
Director, European Institute of Japanese Studies
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 1, 15:30-17:00
Venue: Room Ragnar,
Stockholm School of Economics, Bertil Ohlins Gata 5
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