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December 2, 2013

Video and summary report now available for talk by Yosuke Honjo, President & CEO of ITO EN (North America) Inc., "The Un-sweetening of America: ITO EN's Contribution to the Beverage Market"

Video and summary report now available for talk by Yosuke Honjo, President & CEO of ITO EN (North America) Inc., "The Un-sweetening of America: ITO EN's Contribution to the Beverage Market"


Mr. Yosuke Honjo, President & CEO of ITO EN (North America) Inc., gave an insider's look at a major Japanese brand opening up in the U.S. market at a special lunchtime seminar, "The Un-sweetening of America: ITO EN's Contribution to the Beverage Market," on October 8, 2013.  A video and summary report of this talk are now available at the event webpage.

Announcements

"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

Stay tuned for more details on the upcoming broadcast.
The video will also be posted on our website on a later date.

CJEB's Upcoming Annual Tokyo Conference

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.

Read the official announcement from SIPA>

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.

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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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