This chapter deals with two economic issues. First, we examine Japan’s household structure. In the previous chapter ( Chapter 10), we recognized the importance of the effect of the demographic change on the Japanese income distribution. Demographic changes are closely related to the pension issue. In dealing with the current and future economy and society, the household study is one of the important factors. Second, we discuss the pension issue, which has also provided heated discussion among the economic and political worlds.
KeywordsHousehold Head Pension Fund Pension System Livelihood Protection Saving Group
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