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July 10, 2012

Professor Gerald Curtis Weighs in on Fukushima Disaster in the Financial Times

Professor Gerald Curtis was featured in a Financial Times opinion piece.

Gerald Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science and CJEB core faculty member, was featured in a Financial Times opinion piece. He argues that blaming culture as the cause of the Fukushima disaster belies the actual human autonomy involved in creating the disaster and the fact that people putting the interests of their organization ahead of the interests of the public is not unique to any one culture, let alone Japan's. “If that is Japanese culture,” Professor Curtis notes, “then we are all Japanese.”

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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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