Since independence in 1991, the ex-Soviet state of Uzbekistan has begun to open its economy. However, the challenges faced on its path serve as a warning to other states.
Japan is one of few countries whose economic policy officially encourages firms to adopt a four-day work week. Why is a country known for long working hours adopting a progressive policy, and could it be an antidote to Japan’s unique labor issues?
by Yulina Goto