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Visiting Scholar's Forthcoming Book on Malaysia

News / July 12, 2013
Dr. Dominik Mueller, hosted by SEAF in 2013, is back in the Department of Anthropology at Goethe University in Frankurt. His revised dissertation will be published in January 2014 as Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia: The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS. A recent article by him on this topic is linked on this site under "Publications."
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How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy: Aid Dependence in Cambodia

Commentary / July 9, 2013

The more a country depends on aid, the more distorted are its incentives to manage its own development in sustainably beneficial ways. Cambodia, a post-conflict state that cannot refuse aid, is rife with trial-and-error donor experiments and their unintended results, including bad governance—a major impediment to rational economic growth. Massive intervention by the UN in the early 1990s did help to end the Cambodian civil war and to prepare for more representative rule.

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Why did Japan stop growing?

News / July 8, 2013
Professor Takeo Hoshi gives a lecture on Japan's economy at Australian National University Crawford School on March 28, 2013.
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Japan Studies Program at APARC receives grant from Sasakawa Peace Foundation

News / July 8, 2013
Japan Studies Program at Shorenstein APARC has received a grant from the Sasakawa Peace Foundation in Japan for the New Channels project.
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PRC-ROK summit underscores shared interests and common concerns

Commentary / June 26, 2013
Shorenstein APARC experts comment that South Korean President Park Geun-hye's visit to China this week attests to the magnitude and importance of geostrategic changes in Northeast Asia.
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Viewing South Korea's security beyond North Korea

News / June 18, 2013
Beyond North Korea takes a unique, multi-view approach to understanding traditional and non-traditional challenges to South Korea's security, says a review in the latest edition of Pacific Affairs.
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Stanford expert on managing tensions in the South China Sea

News / June 18, 2013
SEAF director Donald K. Emmerson recently joined a panel of experts for a Center for Strategic and International Studies conference on managing tensions in the South China Sea.
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Wartime memory formation in China and Japan

News / June 13, 2013
Writing recently in Asia-Pacific Review, Daniel Sneider describes how World War II era events are depicted differently in history textbooks in China and Japan.
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Mr. Abe's Scattershot Reforms

Commentary / June 12, 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan for revitalizing the Japanese economy appears to offer something for everyone. Takeo Hoshi argues that before Mr. Abe makes any more announcements, he needs to focus his efforts on a few key priorities.
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North and South Korea resume official talks

News / June 10, 2013
After two years, North and South Korea have agreed to resume official meetings with one another. Gi-Wook Shin suggests that the North could also be interested in reopening dialogue with the United States.
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Stanford expert discusses Pyongyang special envoy to Beijing

News / June 6, 2013
China is North Korea's most important ally, but relations between the two countries have appeared strained in recent months. David Straub spoke to Radio Free Asia about Pyongyang's decision to send a special envoy to Beijing in May.
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Stanford economist discusses Japan's economy

News / June 6, 2013
In an interview with Nikkei Business Online, Stanford economist Takeo Hoshi spoke about challenges for Japan's economy.
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U.S.-China summit in California

News / June 3, 2013
Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met in California recently for a two-day summit -- their first since Xi took office as president. Shorenstein APARC experts weigh in on key issues surrounding the visit.
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Towards more active monetary easing

Commentary / May 30, 2013

Policies seeking to end deflation, the most pressing issue for the Japanese economy, have been put into effect.  In this issue of the NIRA Policy Review, Takeo Hoshi points out that deflation is a monetary phenomenon, and as such is a problem which can be solved by monetary policy.

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How would China remake the global order?

News / May 30, 2013
How would China reshape the U.S.-led international order, and would it attempt to? Speaking during the annual Oksenberg Lecture, Thomas Fingar addressed these and other questions related to China's impressive economic, political, and military "rise" of the past three decades.
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2nd Annual Korean Studies Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies

News / May 23, 2013
The Korean Studies Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies recognizes and rewards outstanding examples of writing in an essay, term paper, or thesis produced during the current academic year in any discipline within the area of Korean Studies, broadly defined. This competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. The prize will be awarded at a special ceremony in the spring, and the winning essays will be published in the Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs. The first place winner will receive a certificate, a copy of the Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs, and $1,000; Honorable mention winner(s) will receive a certificate and a copy of the Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs.
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Leading the way in contemporary China research

News / May 16, 2013
Within a few short years of its founding, the Stanford China Program has established a reputation as one of the top research programs in the country focusing on contemporary China.
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Connecting Southeast Asia and Stanford University

News / May 16, 2013
Since its founding in 1999, SEAF has "brought Southeast Asia to Stanford, and Stanford to Southeast Asia" -- and it hopes to continue that mission in the years to come.
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