Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series Child Well-being in Japan: The high cost of economic success AUTHOR(S) Martha N. Ozawa; Shigemi Kono Published: 1995 Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series This Innocenti Occasional Paper examines the counter-intuitive relationship between Japan’s continuing economic achievement and the good of its child population. Although child physical health and school attainment statistics have never looked better, changes in the structure of the family are having a worrying impact upon the collective psychological well-being of young Japanese. Adults and the elderly are harvesting the greater share of the benefits of economic success; the country’s children are missing out. + - Cite this publication | No. of pages: 56 | Thematic area: Industrialized Countries | Tags: child welfare, family structure, health statistics, school attendance | Publisher: UNICEF ICDC, Florence × COPY BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION Martha N. Ozawa; Shigemi Kono 1995 Child Well-being in Japan: The high cost of economic success. , pp. 56.