Labor Situation in Japan and Its Analysis

This publication is a compilation of write-ups describing individual themes related to the current status of labor issues in Japan. In principle, it is issued every year alternately as "General Overview" and "Detailed Exposition" editions. The former is aimed at providing basic information on the whole picture of labor issues and relevant labor policies in Japan, while the latter takes up contemporary topics and provides detailed exposition and analyses of their current trends.

Labor Situation in Japan and Its Analysis: General Overview

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General Overview provides an exhaustive range of write-ups that covered basic points on issues related to labor issues and labor policies in Japan.

General Overview 2015/2016

  • March, 2016 releasedavailable for download

General Overview 2013/2014

  • March, 2014 releasedavailable for download

General Overview 2011/2012

  • February, 2012 releasedavailable for download

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Labor Situation in Japan and Its Analysis: Detailed Exposition

cover design: Detailed Exposition

Detailed Exposition provides recent write-ups by JILPT researchers dealing mainly with important labor issues.

Detailed Exposition 2016/2017 NEW

  • February, 2017 releasedavailable for download

Detailed Exposition 2014/2015

  • February, 2015 releasedavailable for download

Detailed Exposition 2012/2013

  • January, 2013 releasedavailable for download

Detailed Exposition 2011/2012

  • March, 2011 releasedavailable for download

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