JPP: Government quality-of-life survey shows Japanese citizens largely satisfied, except, perhaps, about incomesSeptember 21, 2016
Author: Tobias Harris
Categories: Japan Political Pulse
Japan’s cabinet secretariat conducts an annual large-scale survey to assess what individuals think of their quality of life. The survey provides a useful snapshot of the context in which the government conducts economic policymaking. It asks citizens to identify the extent to which they are content with pocketbook issues — their incomes and savings — and more abstract concepts like leisure time and opportunities for self-improvement.
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