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Challenges to the United States: Japan in the 1980s and China today

October 14, 2020

This event is held virtually via Zoom. Please register for the webinar via the below link.

Japan’s Foreign Policy Options in the Changing Asia-Pacific

September 30, 2020

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POSTPONED: Turbulence in East Asia and Japan's Security

September 1, 2020

This event has been postponed. Please see below for details.

Japan-China Relations in the Pandemic Era and Rising US-China Friction: A Way Forward

May 6, 2020

This event is available through livestream only.

Japan's Relations with China in the Era of the Free and Open Indo Pacific (FOIP)

January 28, 2020

President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay a state visit to Japan this spring. How have the relations between Japan and China been evolving during the last several years?

The Great Goal of China: Does Beijing Seek an End to the US-Japan Alliance?

September 24, 2019

The Sino-Japanese competition for influence in Asia is often overlooked by Western observers.

Japan and South Korea on the Brink: Escalating Friction Amidst an Uncertain World

September 10, 2019

THE EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Dual Labor Markets and Economic Globalization: Theory and Evidence from Japanese Manufacturing

December 6, 2018

Labor market duality refers to the coexistence of temporary workers with low dismissal costs and permanent workers with high dismissal costs within the same firms.

Masahiko Aoki Memorial Conference

December 4, 2015

The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) Japan Program with the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies (FSI) as well as the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Stanford...

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...

Current Situation of the Abe Administration and Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

May 13, 2014

Mr. Hoshi's talk will focus on the current status of the Abe Administration on the domestic side, as well as developments in foreign policy and national security.

The Future of the US-Japan Alliance

April 2, 2014

WE ARE AT FULL CAPACITY - PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY FOR A SEAT The US-Japan alliance is the longest, most stable, and most indispensable alliance in the modern history of East Asia.  It has served as the...

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.

Where Is China Headed?

May 28, 2013

** We are currently experiencing some problems with our online RSVP system.  If you have any difficulty registering for this event, please send an email directly to the organizer, Meiko Kotani, via...

Uncertain Times Ahead: Changing Principles

February 5, 2013

The world has undergone major drastic changes in the last two decades driven by several major factors, eg, explosion of human population and connectivity.

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.

Making Love for a Visa

November 9, 2012

The talk , based on a recent paper, will describe and examine the social understanding of selling sex for a visa among migrant Filipina hostesses in Tokyo.

The US-Japan Internet Economy Dialogue: Talking about the Future not the Past

October 19, 2012

The U.S.-Japan relationship is not much in the headlines these days—and when it is the stories seem to focus on issues, such as Okinawa and beef, that have bedeviled ties seemingly for decades.

Japan's Reflection on a Rising China: The Domestic Politics of Japan's China Policy

February 29, 2012

Japan's experience with China's rise thus far suggests an increasingly tumultuous Northeast Asia.

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

February 27, 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.

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