Professor Gerald L. Curtis recounts impressions of Tohoku earthquake zone following visit
In a wide-ranging essay and interview, Pr0fessor Gerald L. Curtis recounts his impressions of the Tohoku earthquake zone following his visit there, as well as the economic and political realities of the reconstruction process
In a wide-ranging essay and TV interview, Professor Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science and Core Faculty at CJEB, recounts his impressions of the Tohoku earthquake zone following his visit there, including analyses of the economic and political realities of the reconstruction process.
"Japan and the World Economy: Challenges Over the Coming Decade" to Broadcast on NHK World in Early May
CJEB's recent seminar, "Japan and the World Economy: Challenges Over the Coming Decade" will be broadcast on NHK World's program, Global Agenda on May 1st - May 2nd.
Dates of Broadcast New York: May 1, Fri. 8:10pm / May 2, Sat. 2:10am, 8:10am, 2:10pm Tokyo: May 2, Sat. 9:10am, 3:10pm, 9:10pm / May 3, Sun. 3:10am London: May 2, Sat. 1:10am, 7:10am, 1:10pm, 7:10pm
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.
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.