Regional Disparity

  • Shinji Yamashige
Part of the Advances in Japanese Business and Economics book series (AJBE, volume 16)


The population of rural Japan has been aging and declining at a rapid rate. There are many rural areas where the elderly ratio exceeds 50% and their sustainability is under doubt.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of International and Public PolicyHitotsubashi UniversityKunitachiJapan

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