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Scholarly Publications

Capital Market Regulation in Japan after the Global Financial Crisis

December 2015

This paper is examines the evolution of Japan’s capital markets and the related regulatory reforms after the Global Financial Crisis.

A comparative institutional analysis of the Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lessons and policy implications

February 2013

This paper analyzes the causes, responses, and consequences of the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident (March 2011) by comparing these with Three Mile Island (March 1979) and Chernobyl (April...

Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

March 2011

Governments confront difficult political choices when they must determine how to balance their spending. But what would happen if a government found a means of spending without taxation?

News

Japan transforming its innovation culture by changing social norms, Stanford scholar finds

August 2016

Japanese corporations are evolving and adopting a “startup culture” to boost their business creativity and country’s economic prospects, a Stanford expert says.“We can see that over the past 15...

Bloomberg TV: Next steps for the Bank of Japan

May 2016

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) convened in late April to discuss the future of Japanese monetary policy. An outcome of that meeting was a decision to hold interest rates steady.

Stanford’s Phillip Lipscy on China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

May 2015

When China first proposed creating the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in 2013, it generated considerable anxiety in Washington and many other capitals.

Events

Silicon Valley Does it Repeatedly: From Fairchild to Uber and Beyond

March 8, 2017

Martin Kenney is a Distinguished Professor of Community and Regional Development at the University of California, Davis; a Senior Project Director at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International...

Understanding Investors and Preferred Stock Financings in Silicon Valley

February 24, 2016

Joseph Z. Perkins, a partner in Orrick's Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Technology Companies Group, which advises emerging companies and venture capital firms. Mr.

Governors' Meeting in Silicon Valley

July 28, 2014

GOVERNORS' MEETING IN SILICON VALLEY U.S.-Japan Economic Collaboration at the State-Prefecture Level   July 28, 2014 MacCaw Hall at Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University   This July, as part...

Multimedia

Changing Corporate Governance in Japan

July 2015

Video and transcript from the event "Changing Corporate Governance in Japan" with Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University), Masaaki (Masa) Tanaka (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

People

Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science
Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program
Hirofumi Uchida Visiting Scholar