Understanding Japan's Role in a Global Economy
The Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) is the preeminent US academic center focused on promoting knowledge of Japanese business systems in domestic, East Asia, and international contexts.
For the academic year of 2015-2016, the "Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Scholarship” application is now open for Columbia students. The application deadline is February 27, 2015. This Scholarship offers full tuition coverage for study in Japan. For more details, visit our website here.
"...Columbia University has institutes like the Center on Japanese Economy and Business…and…outstanding professors who have been involved in Japanese Studies for a long time. I would like to take this opportunity to honor…Professor Gerald Curtis and Professor Hugh Patrick, for what they have achieved over the years.”Read More
CJEB’s research associate and long time friend, Takatoshi Ito, former dean of The University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) will join CJEB as Associate Director of Research and as a professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) in January 2015.Read the official announcement from SIPA
Our annual Tokyo Conference was held on May 15th at Otemachi Financial City Conference Center. With Governor Kuroda from the Bank of Japan and Dr. Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics as keynote speakers, the conference gathered speakers and guests from a wide range of fields to discuss and debate the future of the Japanese Economy. The video and reports from the conference will be available soon on this website. The sold-out event was covered by multiple media sources.Read Media Coverage
Professor Patrick has recently co-edited a book with Professor Yung Chul Park, titled How Finance is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, and Korea.Read More
CJEB Director of Research Professor David Weinstein was featured in Wall Street Journal "CPI: noise Pollution at Low Altitudes."Read More
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Read about the exciting outcomes of the 2013 – 2014 year.
Professor Hugh Patrick's annual essay on the Japanese economy, "Japan's Abenomics: So Far So Good, But Will It Prevail?", is now available.
We have also made available two Working Papers, "Japanese Monetary Policy and International Spillovers" by Robert Dekle and Koichi Hamada, and "Japan's Foreign Economic Policy Strategies and Economic Performance" by Shiro Armstrong and Peter Drysdale.
Check out some of our past events below.
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