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Hugh Patrick, together with Professor Yung Chul Park of Korea University, has been leading a major project on the ongoing financial development of China, Japan, and Korea. During the year they completed the editing of the book based on this project, How Finance Is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, And Korea, which is scheduled to be published by Columbia University Press in late 2013.
Professor Patrick also continues his work on Japan’s economic performance and institutional changes. His most recent paper is "Abenomics: Japan's New Policy Package," which was included in CJEB's Occasional Paper Series. He presented this paper as a keynote speech at a lecture at the Seoul Forum for International Affairs in May 2013 as well as Stanford University's STAJE Conference in June 2013. He also made a presentation on the Trans-Pacific Partnership at Japan Society’s Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives) Roundtable in May. He was featured widely in the media, including in such outlets as Nikkei, Jiji News Bulletin and NHK’s “Project Wisdom” in Japan and National Public Radio in the U.S.
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. Click here for 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, which can be viewed here.Read More
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.Read More
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."Read More
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Read about the exciting outcomes of the 2012 – 2013 year.
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.
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).