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Center on Japanese Economy and Business Doctoral Fellowship
If you are currently applying to or are already matriculated in a PhD program either in the Columbia Graduate School of Business or the Columbia Economics Department AND are interested in writing a dissertation on the Japanese economy or business-related topics, you are eligible for a Fellowship from Columbia Business School's Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) to support your studies.
Graduate Student Research Grants and Summer Stipends
CJEB offers research grants and summer stipends for graduate students interested in Japan currently enrolled in the doctoral program or MBA program at Columbia Business School or the doctoral program at the Columbia Economics Department.
CJEB grants and summer stipends are available in amounts up to $15,000 and can be used for purposes including but not limited to:
- Intensive summer Japanese language programs
- Research trips to Japan
- Japan related data acquisition
CJEB’s Upcoming Annual Tokyo Conference - May 21st
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.Read Media Coverage
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
April 6, 2015Japan and the World Economy: Challenges Over the Coming Decade
4:00 - 6:00 PM
April 23, 2015Gyoza, Rice and Noodles for the U.S. Mainstream Market
12:30 - 2:00 PM
May 21, 2015CJEB Annual Tokyo Conference "Japan's Changing Corporate Governance"
1:15 - 6:30 PM