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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
($100,000+ annually)
Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

Senior Corporate Sponsors
($50,000+ annually)
Advantage Partners, LLP
Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc.
Effissimo Capital Management Pte Ltd
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd.*

Major Corporate Sponsors
($25,000+ annually)
Kikkoman Corporation
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Ricoh Co., Ltd.*
Takata Corporation
Tsuchiya Co., Ltd.

Corporate Sponsors
($10,000+ annually)
Aflac Japan
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Imuta and Associates
ITO Corporation
J.C.C. Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Inc.
Minebea Co., Ltd.*
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.*
Mitsui USA Foundation
Mori Building Co., Ltd.
Nikkei Inc.*
Nomura America Foundation
Saga Investment Co., Inc.
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd.*
Yaskawa Electric Corporation

Lead Individual Sponsor
($30,000+ annually)
Makoto Takano

Individual Sponsor
($10,000+ annually)
Robert Alan Feldman

Friends of the Center
(up to $9,999 annually)
Miyoko Davey
Hiroko and Satoru Murase
Tsunao Nakamura
Hugh Patrick
Sadao Taura

* Regularly sends Visiting Fellows


"Japan and the World Economy: Challenges Over the Coming Decade" Broadcast on NHK World in Early May

CJEB's recent seminar, "Japan and the World Economy: Challenges Over the Coming Decade" was broadcast on NHK World's program, Global Agenda on May 1st - May 2nd.

Click here to view the videos.

Click here to view a short summary report.

Click here for more details about the broadcast.

CJEB's Upcoming Annual Tokyo Conference

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.

Read 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.

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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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