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October 21, 2013

New Working Paper by CJEB Director of Research David E. Weinstein and colleagues, "How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation?," now available

New Working Paper by CJEB Director of Research David E. Weinstein, Professor Tsutomu Watanabe of the University of Tokyo, and Jessie Handbury of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, "How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation?," now available


New Working Paper by CJEB Director of Research David E. Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy and Chair, Department of Economics, Columbia University; Professor Tsutomu Watanabe, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo; and Jessie Handbury, Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania and Researcher, National Bureau of Economic Research, "How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation?," is now available here.

Announcements

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, which can be viewed here.

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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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Annual Report

Read about the exciting outcomes of the 2012 – 2013 year.

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Research Projects

Our latest two Working Papers, "Spinning Tales About Japanese Cotton Spinning: Saxonhouse (1974) Then and Now" by Serguey Braguinsky and David Hounshell, and "Explaining the Rise of East Asian Multinationals: State-Industry Links, a Stages Model of Structural Change, and Japan as a Precedent Setter" by Terutomo Ozawa, are now available.

These papers and all other Working and Occasional Papers, as well as other research supported by CJEB, is available on our Research Projects page.

 

 

Former CJEB Visiting Fellow Masahiro Kan's New Book

Masahiro Kan, Executive Director for Japan at The World Bank, has published a book titled "Grameen Nippon Initiative" (kōsō guramin nippon).

The book is available online here>