The Economic Impact of the Earthquake in Japan

On March 22, in response to the horrific events in Japan, Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) organized an event that leveraged the unique expertise of Columbia's Japan specialists and medical faculty to understand the consequences of the crisis.

In this excerpt, David Weinstein, a Chazen Senior Scholar and Associate Director of Research for the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) at Columbia Business School, offered a data-driven prognosis.