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Professor Gerald L. Curtis's opinions on the Japanese political, economic and social situation following the Tohoku Earthquake featured in Kyodo News

Japan Center News | September 21, 2011

Professor Gerald L. Curtis's lecture on the political, social, and economic situation in Japan following the Tohoku Earthquake featured in the September 21, 2011 edition of Kyodo News

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

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


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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Upcoming Events

November 11, 2014
Lessons from Japan: How Abenomics Can Provide Solutions for Developed Economies

November 18, 2014
Japanese Corporate Governance: A Report from the Front Line

November 20, 2014  
Luncheon "zadankai" Seminar with Toshikazu Nambu, Executive Vice President and CFO, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

December 2, 2014  
The Seventh Sense: East Meets West in the Executive Mind

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.