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Japan Labor Review

  The Japan Labor Review is a quarterly journal of research in the field of labor studies. For the purpose of providing valuable information on Japanese labor issues to the broad range of overseas readers, articles are selected, edited, and published by an editorial board of the Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training.

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Japan Labor Review
Volume 11, Number 2, Spring 2014 NEW
Special Edition: Transition from School to Working Life for Japanese University Students (PDF4.26MB)
Volume 11, Number 1, Winter 2014
Special Edition: On Mental Health Disorders in the Workplace (PDF11.26MB)
Volume 10, Number 4, Autumn 2013
Special Edition: A Statistical Approach to Labor Issues in Japan (PDF11.38MB)
A Statistical Approach to Labor Issues in Japan PDF(27KB)
Ryo Kambayashi
— The Solitary Non-Employed Persons (SNEPs): A New Concept of Non-Employment      PDF(846KB)
    Yuji Genda
Leisure PDF(204KB)
    Sachiko Kuroda
— Introduction to Wage Statistics in Japan PDF(526KB)
    Daiji Kawaguchi
— Satisfaction Levels (Qualitative Data) PDF(1.0MB)
    Akihito Toda
— Statistics on Suicides of Japanese Workers PDF(1.0MB)
    Yasumasa Otsuka, Yuji Horita
— Differences in Definitions of Non-Regular Employees in Government Statistics PDF   (910KB)
   Ryo Kambayashi
— Labor Turnover and Movement PDF(1.3MB)
    Masahiro Abe
— Employment of New Graduates PDF(658KB)
    Mitsuko Uenishi
Article Based on Research Report
Determining Factors in Middle-Aged and Older Persons’ Participation in Volunteer Activity and Willingness to Participate PDF(4.72MB)
Xinxin Ma, Akiko Ono
JILPT Research Activities PDF(20KB)
Volume 10, Number 3, Summer 2013
Special Edition: The Japanese Workplace Today (PDF6.25MB)
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Japan Labor Bulletin

  The Japan Institute of Labour, former organisation of JILPT, published monthly english newsletter "Japan Labor Bulletin" for over 40 years, covering topics and studies on labor issues. Though the publication is terminated due to the closure of the JIL, some of the newer issues (from Jan.1992) are available at here.

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