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March 5, 2013

Professor Gerald L. Curtis Pens Article in Foreign Affairs, "Japan's Cautious Hawks"

Professor Gerald L. Curtis Pens Article for Foreign Affairs magazine, "Japan's Cautious Hawks."

Professor Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science and CJEB core faculty member, recently published an article, "Japan's Cautious Hawks," in the March/April 2013 issue of Foreign Affairs. In the parliamentary elections this past December, the Liberal Democratic Party and its leader, Shinzo Abe, returned to power. Although for many this appears to be the beginning of a sharp rightward shift in Japan, Professor Curtis argues such a change is unlikely: Japan’s leaders remain cautious, and its public risk averse.

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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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