Global Forum Addresses the Challenge of Japan’s Aging Population

AT the Wharton Global Forum Tokyo 2013 (May 24-25), Olivia S. Mitchell, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor, moderated a panel addressing the challenges of Japan’s aging population in “Now for the Hard Part – Aging in the World Environment.” Panelists included Hiroko Akiyama, Professor, Institute of Gerontology, University of Tokyo; Chika Katagiri, Senior Scientist, Shiseido Research Center; Takeshi Natsuno, WG’95, Professor, KEIO Univeristy; Keita Nishiyama, Deputy Director-General for Economic and Social Policy Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry; Visiting Professor, Chuo Graduate School of Public Policy.