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The Sponsorship Program, established in 1995, has been instrumental in expanding the Center’s activities and guaranteeing their long-term financial support. The companies listed below give to the Center on an annual basis. The Center also greatly appreciates and benefits from the income derived from the endowments generously funded by Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd, Sanken Industrial Policy Research Institute, The Federation of Bankers Association, The Security Dealers Association, The Life Insurance Association, The Marine and Fire Insurance Association, and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corporation during the first years of the Center’s establishment at Columbia Business School. The Sponsorship Program will be expanded; inquiries are welcome. Japanese corporations may receive tax-exempt treatment of their contributions through the arrangements of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business with the Council for Better Corporate Citizenship of Keidanren.
CJEB Corporate Sponsorship Program
Lead Corporate Sponsor
Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
Senior Corporate Sponsors
Advantage Partners, LLP
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd.*
Major Corporate Sponsors
Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc.
Research Institute of Public Management, Ltd.*
Ricoh Co., Ltd.*
Tsuchiya Co., Ltd.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Imuta and Associates
J.C.C. Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Inc.
Minebea Co., Ltd.*
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.*
Mitsui USA Foundation
Mori Building Co., Ltd.
Nomura America Foundation
Saga Investment Co., Inc.
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd.
Toho Technology Corporation
Yaskawa Electric Corporation
Robert Alan Feldman
Friends of the Center
(up to $9,999 annually)
Hiroko and Satoru Murase
* Regularly sends Visiting Fellows
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. Click here for the official announcement from SIPA.
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, which can be viewed here.Read More
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.Read More
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."Read More
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Read about the exciting outcomes of the 2012 – 2013 year.
Our latest two Working Papers, "Spinning Tales About Japanese Cotton Spinning: Saxonhouse (1974) Then and Now" by Serguey Braguinsky and David Hounshell, and "Explaining the Rise of East Asian Multinationals: State-Industry Links, a Stages Model of Structural Change, and Japan as a Precedent Setter" by Terutomo Ozawa, are now available.
Former CJEB Visiting Fellow Masahiro Kan's New Book
Masahiro Kan, Executive Director for Japan at The World Bank, has published a book titled "Grameen Nippon Initiative" (kōsō guramin nippon).