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2009 - 2010

Fall 2009 and Spring 2010

Conferences

Symposia

Lectures

April 2010

Asia's Recovery and Macroeconomic Policy Challenges ^

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Columbia Business School
-Video of the event
Speaker: Jong-Wha Lee, Chief Economist, Asian Development Bank
Commentator: Shang-Jin Wei, Director, Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business; N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy, Columbia Business School
 

Coping with Change in Japan and the U.S. ^

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Roppongi Academyhills (Tokyo, Japan)
Simultaneous translation provided in both English and Japanese
Keynote Speaker: Toshihiko Fukui, President, The Canon Institute for Global Studies; Former Governor, Bank of Japan
Other Speakers include: 
Heizo Takenaka, Director, Academyhills; Director, Global Security Research Institute, Keio University
Robert A. Feldman, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Japan, Ltd.
Takehiko Nakao, Senior Deputy Director-General, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 

Entrepreneurship in Japan — The 11th Annual Mitsui USA Symposium ^

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Columbia Business School
-Summary report
Speakers include:  
Ernest Higa, MBA '76, Chairman and CEO of Higa International Co., Ltd.
Atsushi Imuta, Founder and CEO of RISA Partners
Kohei Nishiyama, Founder and CEO of elephant design co., ltd.

February 2010


The New Post-Recession Paradigm ^

Thursday, February 11, 2010
Japan Society, NY
-Summary report
-Video
Panelists:
Susan Jansen, Managing Director and Head of U.S. Credit Research, Nomura Securities International, Inc.
Alicia Ogawa,Adjunct Associate Professor, School of International and Public Affairs; Senior Advisor, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School
David Resler, Managing Director and Chief Economist, Nomura Securities International, Inc.
Moderator: Leslie Norton, Foreign Editor, Asia, Barron's
 

December 2009


Still More Lessons from the Financial Crisis ^

Columbia University’s World Leaders Forum
Monday, December 7, 2009
Columbia University
-Summary report
-Audio of the Event
-Video is available at the World Leaders Forum website here
Keynote Speaker: William C. Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Opening remarks: Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University and David E. Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy and Director, Program for Economic Research, Columbia University; Associate Director for Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School
Moderator: Michael Woodford, John Bates Clark Professor of Political Economy, Economics Department, Columbia University
 

The Quantitative Revolution and the Crisis: How Have Quantitative Financial Models Been Used and Misused ^

Conference
Friday, December 4, 2009
Columbia University
Keynote Speaker: Donald MacKenzie, Sociology, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
-Summary report -Video -"Why Was the Financial Crisis Less Enduring in Japan and Other Countries...This Time Around?" The Bernstein Center has some of the presentations as well as related academic papers at their website here



November 2009


Economic Recovery and Growth in Asia and the Pacific
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Monday, November 23, 2009
Columbia Business School
-Summary report
Speaker: Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank
Commentator: Shang-Jin Wei, Director, Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business; N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy, Columbia Business School
Moderator: David E. Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of Japanese Economy, Columbia University; Associate Director for Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB), Columbia Business School
 

Coping with Crisis: Financial Policy in the U.S. and Japan ^

Conference
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Columbia Business School
Speakers include:  
Heizo Takenaka, Director, Global Security Research Institute, Keio University
Patrick Bolton, Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia Business School
Takatoshi Ito, Visiting Professor, Finance and Economics Division, Columbia University; Professor, The University of Tokyo



October 2009


The Great Crash of 2008 and China ^

Monday, October 26, 2009
Columbia University
-Audio of the event
-Visit Conference Website
Speaker: Ross Garnaut, Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne; former Australian Ambassador to China
 

September 2009


Japan’s Historic Election — Cause & Consequence ^

5th Annual Lecture on Japanese Politics
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Columbia University
-Summary report
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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