Top european tourist attractions for Not all pro-saving policies are so coercive, however. The Japanese government, for example, has relied on persuasion to get its citizens to voluntarily raise their saving rates. The government’s Campaign to Encourage Diligence and Thrift (1924 26) featured posters on trains and temples, newspaper advertisements, motion pictures, radio messages, and even rallies. In addition, following WORLD WAR II, a series of pro-savings publicity campaigns were carried out by the Central Council for Savings Promotion. Included in these campaigns were programs to educate children about the importance of saving, and the creation of special banks for children within their schools. Japan has experienced one of the highest savings rates in the world in the period since World War II, although sorting out the extent to which this high saving was due to government persuasion is a not an easy task. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Top european tourist attractions 2016.