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2007 - 2008

Fall 2007 and Spring 2008

Conferences

Symposia

Lectures

Brown Bag Lectures

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May 2008

Perspectives on Japan's Political Economy – A Symposium with Professors Curtis, Ogawa, Patrick, and Weinstein ^

Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Palace Hotel Tokyo, Japan
Opening Remarks: Hugh Patrick, Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business; R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus, Columbia Business School
Speakers: Gerald Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Alicia Ogawa, Director, Program on Alternative Investments; Associate Director for Program Development, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School
David E. Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy, Economics Department, Columbia University; Associate Director of Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School
 

April 2008

An Update on U.S.-Japan Relations ^

Brown Bag Lecture
Thursday, April 3, 2008
Columbia University
Speaker: James Zumwalt, Director, Office of Japanese Affairs at the U.S. Department of State
Cosponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute

 

February 2008

Sovereign Wealth Funds: Policy Challenges and Market Implications ^

The Ninth Annual Mitsui USA Symposium
Monday, February 4, 2008
Columbia Business School
Speakers: Don Hanna, Managing Director, Head of Emerging Market Economic and Market Analysis, Citigroup Global Markets
Curtis J. Milhaupt, Fuyo Professor of Japanese Law; Albert E. Cinelli Enterprise Professor of Law; and Director, Center for Japanese Legal Studies, Columbia Law School
Moderator: Alicia Ogawa, Director, Program on Alternative Investments; Associate Director for Program Development, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School
Cosponsored by the Mitsui USA Foundation

 

January 2008

Hurdles and Rewards: Navigating Japan's Financial Services Market ^

Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Japan Society
Speakers: Masatomo Harigaya, Director of International Equity Sales, Nomura Securities International, Inc.
Brian Kelly, Chief Investment Officer, Asian Quest Capital, LLC
Alicia Ogawa, Director of the Program on Alternative Investments; Associate Director for Program Development, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School
Moderator: Leslie Norton, Foreign Editor, Asia, Barron's
 

November 2007

What Will Become of the Japanese Corporation? – A Comparative Perspective ^

Lecture
Friday, November 9, 2007
Columbia Business School
Speaker: Katsuhito Iwai, Professor, University of Tokyo
Cosponsored by the Japan Business Association

 

October 2007

Japan's Emerging M&A Market: Defensive Measures, Judicial Review, and Insider Trading ^

Conference
Friday, October 12, 2007
Columbia Law School
Speakers: Satoshi Kawai, Partner, Mori, Hama and Matsumoto
Yuto Matsumura, Partner, Mori, Hama and Matsumoto
Curtis J. Milhaupt, Fuyo Professor of Japanese Law; Albert E. Cinelli Enterprise Professor of Law; and Director, Center for Japanese Legal Studies, Columbia Law School
John C. Coffee Jr., Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Ronald Gilson, Marc and Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business, Columbia Law School
Katsumasa Suzuki, Partner, Mori, Hama and Matsumoto
Jeffrey Gordon, Alfred W. Bressler Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Organized by The Tokyo Law Firm Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Cosponsored by the Center for Japanese Legal Studies, Columbia Law School
 

Issues in Japanese Pension Fund Management ^

Zadankai
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Columbia Business School
Speaker: Noboru Yamaguchi, Senior Executive Adviser, Fiduciary Services Research Center, Nomura Securities
Cosponsored by the Japan Business Association

 

September 2007

Japan's Problems and Emerging China: A Japanese Banker's Perspective ^

Lecture
Thursday, September 20, 2007
Columbia Business School
Speaker: Masamoto Yashiro, Senior Advisor, Shinsei Bank, Ltd.
 

Abe's Gone...Is The LDP Next? ^

3rd Annual Lecture on Japanese Politics
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Columbia University
Speaker: Gerald Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
 

Announcements

CJEB Tokyo Conference Registration Now Available

CJEB will host its Annual Tokyo Conference titled "Restoring the Japanese Economy" on Thursday, May 15, 2014 featuring two keynote speakers: Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor, Bank of Japan; Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics.

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Annual Report Now Available

The 2012-13 Center on Japanese Economy and Business Annual Report is now available.

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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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