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Professor Gerald L. Curtis featured in opinion by Asahi Shimbun editor-in-chief

Japan Center News | August 08, 2011

Professor Gerald L. Curtis was featured in an opinion piece by Yoshibumi Wakamiya, editor-in-chief of The Asahi Shimbun

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Professor Gerald L. Curtis recounts impressions of Tohoku earthquake zone following visit

Japan Center News | July 25, 2011

In a wide-ranging essay and interview, Pr0fessor Gerald L. Curtis recounts his impressions of the Tohoku earthquake zone following his visit there, as well as the economic and political realities of the reconstruction process

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David E. Weinstein discusses Japan's economic recovery after the crisis on Marketplace

Japan Center News | June 21, 2011

David E. Weinstein discusses the economic impact of the March 11 earthquake in Japan, as well as its relatively quick economic recovery, on Marketplace

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Risk Management, World Business | Read Article

Summary report and video available for the 11th Annual Mitsui USA Symposium: "Entrepreneurship in Japan"

Japan Center News | June 10, 2010

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Social Enterprise, World Business | Read Article

New Summary Report Available for CJEB-WEAI Special Lecture "Japan's Historic Election: Cause and Consequence" given by Gerald Curtis

Japan Center News | January 04, 2010

New Summary Report Available for CJEB-WEAI Special Lecture "Japan's Historic Election: Cause and Consequence" given by Gerald Curtis

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership | Read Article

November 10 Conference, "Coping with Crisis: Financial Policy in the U.S. and Japan"

Japan Center News | September 24, 2009

The Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School and the Program for Economic Research are organizing a conference on Tuesday, November 10, Coping with Crisis: Financial Policy in the U.S. and Japan. The speakers are Professors Heizo Takenaka of Keio University, Patrick Bolton of Columbia Business School, and Takatoshi Ito of The University of Tokyo. The conference will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in Uris #301at the Columbia Business School, followed by a reception until 8:30 p.m.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Risk Management, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

New Strategies of Japanese Corporate Leaders

Japan Center News | May 29, 2007

May 29: the Program on Alternative Investments of CJEB presented a conference titled ?Operational Restructuring: New Strategies of Japanese Corporate Leaders.?

Topics: Leadership, World Business | Read Article

In Koizumi's wake comes uncertainity

Japan Center News | July 05, 2006

"In Koizumi's wake comes uncertainity" written by Gerald Curtis, Columbia University professor and CJEB core faculty member.

Topics: Leadership, World Business | Read Article

Agents of Change: Women CEOs of U.S. based Japanese Subsidiaries

Japan Center News | January 30, 2006

The seventh annual Mitsui symposium will take place on January 30, 2006. This year's theme is "Agents of Change: Women CEOs of U.S.-based Japanese Subsidiaries."

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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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Upcoming Events

November 11, 2014
Lessons from Japan: How Abenomics Can Provide Solutions for Developed Economies
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November 18, 2014
Japanese Corporate Governance: A Report from the Front Line
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November 20, 2014  
Luncheon "zadankai" Seminar with Toshikazu Nambu, Executive Vice President and CFO, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
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December 2, 2014  
The Seventh Sense: East Meets West in the Executive Mind
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December 4, 2014
M&A in Japan: Reenergized
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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.