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Professor Alicia Ogawa quoted in Barron's and interviewed by Institutional Investor on economic effects of earthquake

Japan Center News | March 24, 2011

Professor Alicia Ogawa, senior advisor at CJEB, was quoted in Barron's and interviewed by Institutional Investor on the economic effects of the Japanese earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant problems

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Media and Technology, Risk Management, Social Enterprise, World Business | Read Article

Professor David E. Weinstein quoted in WSJ article, interviewed on NPR regarding Japan disaster

Japan Center News | March 22, 2011

Professor David E. Weinstein, CJEB Associate Director for Research, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article, "Quake Joins Oil Shocks in Straining But Not Halting Economic Recovery", and interviewed on NPR on the earthquake's effects on the Japanese economy

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Media and Technology, World Business | Read Article

Summary Report Available for CJEB Conference, "Coping with Crisis: Financial Policy in the U.S. and Japan"

Japan Center News | February 16, 2010

Summary Report available for the conference featuring Prof. Heizo Takenaka, "Coping with Crisis: Financial Policy in the U.S. and Japan" on 11/10.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Video available for the conference featuring Prof. Heizo Takenaka, "Coping with Crisis: Financial Policy in the U.S. and Japan" on 11/10

Japan Center News | November 16, 2009

The Center on Japanese Economy and Business(CJEB) and The Program for Economic Research(PER) organized a conference titled "Coping with Crisis: Financial Policy in the U.S. and Japan" from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at Columbia Business School. This was the inaugural event of CJEB's new program, "New Financial Architecture-Japan & the U.S."

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Video available for the symposium "Japan's Solar and Wind Ambitions: How Promising is the U.S. Market?" held on February 5 in New York

Japan Center News | March 19, 2009

Video available for the symposium "Japan's Solar and Wind Ambitions: How Promising is the U.S. Market?" held on February 5 in New York

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Anderson Cooper 360 interviews Hugh Patrick about the lessons from Japan's economic meltdown.

Japan Center News | February 20, 2009

Hugh Patrick, Director of Center on Japanese Economy and Business, was featured on the Anderson Cooper 360 blog in a post titled "Three lessons from Japan's economic meltdown."

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

February 5 Symposium- "Japan's Solar and Wind Ambitions: How Promising is the U.S. Market?" CJEB Graduate Fellow Shari Cooperman reports

Japan Center News | February 17, 2009

An impressive group of speakers gathered at Columbia Business School last Thursday, February 5 for a symposium titled "Japan's Solar and Wind Ambitions: How Promising is the U.S. Market?" The event, organized by the Center on Japanese Economy and Business with the support of the Mitsui USA Foundation, marked the 10th anniversary of the Mitsui USA Foundation's sponsored symposia at Columbia Business School and was the first-ever to include a remote audience of Columbia Business School's alumni association in Tokyo via live webcast. Columbia Business School's Energy Club, Green Business Club, and Japan Business Association also cosponsored the event.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

January 29 Symposium - "America Has Voted: Impact of New U.S. President on Asian Markets" CJEB Graduate Fellow Vivien Ng reports.

Japan Center News | February 09, 2009

The Japan Society, Nomura Holding America Inc., The Women's Bond Club of New York, and the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) of Columbia Business School cosponsored the symposium, "America Has Voted: Impact of New U.S. President on Asian Markets" on January 29, 2009. Sitting on the panel were three distinguished speakers: Alicia Ogawa, Director of the Program on Alternative Investments at CJEB; David Resler, Managing Director and Chief Economist at Nomura Securities International, Inc.; and Jeffrey Young, Chief Economist at Platinum Grove Asset Management. Leslie Norton, Foreign Editor, Asia at Barron's moderated the discussion.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

December 4 CJEB-WEAI Brown Bag Lecture: "Financial Crisis: Impact on Japan and Lessons from Japan."

Japan Center News | December 11, 2008

The Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) of Columbia University held a brown bag lecture titled "Financial Crisis: Impact on Japan and Lessons from Japan" on December 4 featuring Shijuro Ogata, former Deputy Governor of International Relations at the Bank of Japan.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Video available for the symposium "Lessons From the Japanese Bubble For the U.S." held on November 19 in New York

Japan Center News | December 04, 2008

Video available for the symposium "Lessons From the Japanese Bubble For the U.S." held on November 19 in New York

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Announcements

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.

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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>