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April 10, 2012

Professor David E. Weinstein weighs in on Japan's nuclear power issue in Reuters Japan article

In a Reuters Japan article, Professor David E. Weinstein weighs in on Japan's nuclear power issue, urging Japanese to examine the health hazards caused by fossil fuels before abandoning nuclear power


In a Reuters Japan article, "Before Halting Nuclear Power, Japan Should Examine Health Hazards Caused by Fossil Fuels," Professor David E. Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy at Columbia University and CJEB's Associate Director for Research, discusses Japan's energy situation and the intense debate over nuclear power following the earthquake, tsunami and subsequent disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in March 2011.

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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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