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A Summary report from “Tension Reduction in Northeast Asia: A U.S. Experts Workshop” is now available.
Japan Center News | September 26, 2014
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
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
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.
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."
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.
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.
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
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.