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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

Nov. 13 Zadankai "Approaches to Change - Conquering the 'Crisis of a Century'" was presented by Mr. Shinagawa, President & CEO, Sumitomo Corporation of America.

Japan Center News | November 17, 2008

The Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) continued its Zandankai Series of lunchtime, informal discussions as it welcomed Mr. Michihisa Shinagawa, president and CEO of Sumitomo Corporation of America, to the Business School on November 13. Faculty and students filled the room to listen to Mr. Shinagawa's discussion titled "Approaches to Change - Conquering the 'Crisis of a Century'."? The event was cosponsored by the Japan Business Association of Columbia Business School.

Topics: Strategy, World Business | Read Article

On November 6, "Toyota's Green Strategy" was presented by Steve Sturm. CJEB Graduate Fellow Shari Cooperman reports.

Japan Center News | November 13, 2008

Mr. Steve Sturm, the group vice president of Americas strategic research and planning and corporate communications for Toyota Motor North America, came to Columbia Business School on Thursday, November 6 to discuss the global automobile company's "Green Strategy." The event was organized by the student led Japanese Business Association and Green Business Club, with the support and cosponsorship of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business.

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"Japan and the World Economy: Challenges Over the Coming Decade" Broadcast on NHK World in Early May

CJEB's recent seminar, "Japan and the World Economy: Challenges Over the Coming Decade" was broadcast on NHK World's program, Global Agenda on May 1st - May 2nd.

Click here to view the videos.

Click here to view a short summary report.

Click here for more details about the broadcast.

CJEB's Upcoming Annual Tokyo Conference

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.

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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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