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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.

Implementing Structural Reforms in Abenomics: How to Reduce the Cost of Doing Business in Japan

August 2015

Improving the environment for business is an important part of the growth strategy of Abenomics.

Will the U.S. and Europe Avoid a Lost Decade? Lessons from Japan's Postcrisis Experience

June 2015

This paper reexamines Japanese policy choices during its banking crisis in the 1990s and draws some lessons relevant for the United States and Europe in the aftermath of the global financial crisis...

Other Publications

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.

Using the World Bank Doing Business Ranking to inform economic reforms in Japan

October 2015

This column was published in VoxEu on October 20, 2015The full column available here: http://www.voxeu.org/article/using-world-bank-doing-business-ranking-inform-economic-reforms-japan

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.

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...

Social capital matters for a sustainable South Korea

August 2016

South Korea is facing a number of challenges.

Events

Manufacturing in California: What Lies Ahead

January 4, 2017

Many observers have written off U.S. manufacturing, and manufacturing in California in particular.

Is Financial Inclusion only an emerging markets, bottom-of-the-pyramid problem or is it also a challenge for the middle class and in developed countries too? 

November 21, 2016

Over two billion adults in the world (38% of all adults) are unbanked. Several more are underbanked and may have basic accounts but do not have access to credit or insurance services and not ...

Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women: Stanford Silicon Valley US-Japan Dialogue 2016

October 28, 2016

As Japan faces a shrinking and aging population, it must pursue productivity growth to remain a wealthy nation.

Projects

Stanford Silicon Valley-New Japan Project

 [Stanford Silicon Valley - New Japan Project Website]  Motivation There has been by a heightened interest in Silicon Valley as an innovation system.
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Global Talent and Innovation

A central focus of the research efforts at Shorenstein APARC is to analyze the bridges linking Asia and the United States.
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Tokyo in a Season of Turmoil

As the winter turns to spring and the cherry trees blossom, Japan confronts challenges in every domain: economics and business, security and defense, diplomacy and politics.  The troubled global...
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Multimedia

Can Korea Compete for Global Talent?

April 2016

Video and transcript from the Stanford+Connects event in Seoul, South Korea, on March 15.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — A New Order for the Asia-Pacific?

October 2015

Audio and transcript from the event "The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- A New Order for the Asia-Pacific?" with Stanford scholars Donald Emmerson, Thomas Fingar, Daniel Sneider and Kathleen Stephens.After several years of tough negotiations,...

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

Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program
Elin Matsumae Research Assistant
Kanetaka M. Maki Research Associate, Japan Program
Jaclyn Selby Research Scholar, Japan Program
Yu Jin Woo Research Scholar
Rui Minowa Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2016-17, Development Bank of Japan Inc.
Hong Cheng Visiting Scholar
Aki Takahashi Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2015-17, Nissoken
Hidenori Nishita Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2016-17, Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry - Japan
Keikoh Ryu Visiting Scholar