November 10 Conference, "Coping with Crisis: Financial Policy in the U.S. and Japan"
The Center on Japanese Economy and Business and The Program for Economic Research
Coping with Crisis: Financial Policy in the U.S. and Japan
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (reception to follow)
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Uris 301, Columbia Business School
Director, Global Security Research Institute, Keio University; former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications; and former Minister of State for Privatization of the Postal Services
Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia Business School
Visiting Professor, Finance and Economics Division, Columbia University; Professor, The University of Tokyo
Merit E. Janow
Professor in the Practice of International Economic Law & International Affairs, Columbia University
Carl S. Shoup Professor of Japanese Economy, Columbia University; Associate Director for Research,
Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB), Columbia Business School
This conference addresses future implications of the current financial crisis in terms of policies in the U.S. and Japan. Professor Heizo Takenaka, Director of the Global Security Research Institute at Keio University, former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications and former Minister of State for Privatization of the Postal Services will briefly share some lessons from Japanese experience, and focus his presentation on the direction of the new regulatory framework and the new Japanese government’s financial policies. Professor Patrick Bolton of the Columbia Business School will discuss mainly on the U.S. situation, and Professor Takatoshi Ito of The University of Tokyo, who is a Visiting Professor at the Columbia Business School this fall, will focus mainly on Japan. Professor Merit E. Janow of the School of International and Public Affairs will be commentator. Professor David Weinstein will be the moderator.
This will be an inaugural event for CJEB’s new program, “New Financial Architecture-Japan & the U.S.”