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Scholarly Publications

Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations

June 2017

Rising powers often seek to reshape the world order, triggering confrontations with those who seek to defend the status quo.

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.

Comparative Institutional Analysis: Theory, Corporations and East Asia. Selected Papers of Masahiko Aoki

January 2014

This volume collects 22 articles by Masahiko Aoki, selected from writings published over the course of his 45-year academic career.

Other Publications

Surviving the Trump-Moon Summit

July 2017

In the days leading up to the Washington summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump, the tension in Seoul was hard to escape.

President Trump's Asia Inbox

February 2017

Scholars at Stanford's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies assess the strategic situation in East Asia to be unsettled, unstable, and...

Donald Trump's Trade Policy: Back to The Future

January 2017

If you want to understand the trade and industrial policy that President Donald Trump is now going to pursue, simply jump into a DeLorean time machine with Marty McFly and go back to 1985.

News

Stanford experts offer policy proposals, insights on US-Asia relations

February 2017

Stanford scholars are encouraging the new administration to consider steps to alleviate the uncertainty and anxiety felt by countries in East Asia about U.S.

A way to bridge aging societies in Japan and South Korea

September 2016

Japan and South Korea face serious demographic crises. Japan has the oldest population in the world and South Korea is one of the most rapidly aging.

Events

The Stabilizing State: State Capitalism as a Response to Financial Globalization in East Asia

November 13, 2013

One of the most important developments in the modern global economy is financial globalization.

Digital Media as a Catalyst for Political, Cultural and Economic Change in the Asia-Pacific Region

September 12, 2013

The digital Information Technology (IT) revolution currently underway is profoundly reshaping economic activity, influencing politics, and transforming societies around the world.

The 'Tax-Welfare Mix' : the Welfare State and Extractive Capacity in Japan and Sweden

January 31, 2013

The ability of governments to raise revenue to finance spending varies greatly across the industrialized democracies.

Multimedia

Masahiko Aoki Memorial Conference

March 2016

Videos and transcripts from the four sessions at "Masahiko Aoki Memorial Conference," an event held in honor of the late Masahiko Aoki.

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.

People

Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science
Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Elin Matsumae Research Assistant
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program
Yu Jin Woo Research Scholar
Daniel C. Sneider Visiting Scholar