By Robert J. Pekkanen, Ethan Scheiner, Steven R. Reed
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JD 2012). This discrepancy is due to a calculation error that caused us to underestimate the costs to the opposition of poor coordination. The numbers for the LDP–Komeito coalition do not include LDP-affiliated conservative independent candidates; those candidates are included in Scenario 3. Scenario 1 includes only officially nominated candidates from the DPJ, JRP/JIP, TPJ/PLP, YP, and PFG. , Happiness Realization Party). Scenario 3 includes all non-LDP– Komeito candidates. Source: Calculated by the authors based on Yomiuri election results data.
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At the intersection of Abenomics and international relations, Japan decided to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations (see Katada and Wilbur, this volume). More solidly in the international relations arena (see Krauss, this volume) we find China’s November 23 declaration of an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) that included the disputed Senkaku island chain (known as Diaoyu in China and Diaoyutai in Taiwan) in the East China Sea. All aircraft entering this ADIZ were required to identify 14 Introduction themselves to Chinese air control, else China would send military jets to intercept and identify them.
Japan Decides 2014: The Japanese General Election by Robert J. Pekkanen, Ethan Scheiner, Steven R. Reed