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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.

Economic Research on Elderly Health and Implications for Analysis of Aging China

March 2013

"Old while not affluent" situation, together with an unsustainable high investment rate and high dependency on foreign trade, spurs hot debates on the challenges of a fast-aging population and the...

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...

Other Publications

Climate Change and China's Agricultural Sector: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation

May 2010

Although China and the United States are the two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, China’s emissions on a per capita basis are significantly lower than those of the U.S.: in 2005, per capita...

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy - Section IV

March 2002

The overall goal of our paper is to explore this question of how China's policy will likely respond as the nation enters the WTO. Specifically, we will have three objectives.

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy - section III

March 2002

The overall goal of this section is to understand how WTO will affect the agriculture sector in China. To accomplish this goal we have two specific objectives.

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...

China moves ahead on infrastructure initiatives in quest for soft power and security

June 2016

As the inaugural meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank sets to convene, Stanford researcher Thomas Fingar discusses findings from his new book that seeks to study China’s objectives...

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.

Events

Patterns of Innovation in Asia: Large Companies Harnessing the Power of Small Firm Innovation

October 10, 2017

*/ In China, Japan, and Korea, large companies have historically played predominant roles in their economies.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Japan: Why Japan (Still) Matters for Global Competition

August 31, 2017

Through the 1980s, Japan was significant in global competition largely by shaping global technological trajectories, transforming major global industries, and contributing to fundamental...

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...

Projects

Comparative Policy Responses to Demographic Change in East Asia

Launched in January 2011, Comparative Policy Responses to Demographic Change in East Asia is a three-year research initiative at the Walter H.
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Worker Identities and the Origins of Capital in Vietnam

October 2017

The Vietnamese government legalized strikes in 1995. Since then Vietnamese workers have gone on strike more than 1,500 times.
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Leadership in China's High Tech Companies

From an unprecedented number of start-ups to a rising class of billion-dollar giants going global, high technology companies in China have a dramatically increasing need for effective leadership....
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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
Kristen Lee Executive Assistant to Professor Gi-Wook Shin