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CJEB's core faculty members provide its foundation; these seven scholars of Japanese economy, finance, and management are the center's intellectual core. All are members of the faculty of Columbia University's Business School, Law School, Economics Department, Department of Political Science, or School of International and Public Affairs.

Gerald L. Curtis
Burgess Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science
Columbia University

Glenn Hubbard
Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of
Finance and Economics
Columbia Business School

Merit E. Janow
Dean, School of International and Public Affairs
Professor of Professional Practice, International Economic Law and International Affairs
Co-Director, APEC Study Center of Columbia University

Curtis J. Milhaupt
Parker Professor of Comparative Corporate Law
Director of the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law
Fuyo Professor of Japanese Law
Director of the Center for Japanese Legal Studies
Columbia Law School

Hugh Patrick
R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus
Columbia Business School;
Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business;
Co-Director, APEC Study Center of Columbia University

Joseph E. Stiglitz
University Professor
Columbia Business School, School of
International and Public Affairs and the
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences;
Executive Director and Cofounder,
Initiative for Policy Dialogue

David E. Weinstein
Carl S. Shoup
Professor of Japanese Economy
Economics Department
Columbia University;
Director of Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business
Columbia Business School


CJEB’s Upcoming Annual Tokyo Conference - May 21st

Our annual Tokyo Conference will be held on May 21st at Otemachi Financial City Conference Center. Our keynote speakers will be Mr. Yasuchika Hasegawa, chairman of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd. and Professor Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management at Columbia Business School. Join us as we debate and discuss the changes of corporate governance in Japan.

For more details on this event, please click here.

2015-2016 "Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Scholarship” application for Columbia students is now open

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.

Professor Takatoshi Ito Will Join CJEB As Associate Director Of Research In January 2015

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.

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CJEB’s Annual Tokyo Conference, May 15th, ends in success

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.

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Professor Patrick Co-edits New Book

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.

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CJEB Director Featured in Wall Street Journal

CJEB Director of Research Professor David Weinstein was featured in Wall Street Journal "CPI: noise Pollution at Low Altitudes."

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