Business

Scholarly Publications

Accessing Venture Capital in India

October 1999

A one-day conference organized by Shorenstein APARC brought together 110 distinguished participants from India, the United States, Israel, Taiwan, Europe, and Latin America.

Japanese Entrepreneurship: Can the Silicon Valley Model Be Applied to Japan?

December 1999

Since 1992, the Japanese economy has been utterly stagnant, with signs of weak performance at every turn.

The Competitive Advantage of Taiwan

December 1997

Reprint from Journal of Far Eastern Business originally printed Autumn, 1994.

Other Publications

Future Of Bay Area Jobs

July 2004

In the last two decades the Bay Area economy has seen jobs move out of the region to domestic and overseas locations, in search of lower costs and markets.

Smallholders and High Value Commodities in China

October 2006

In this report, we seek to meet the specific objectives of the first phase of China's study.

Corporate Strategy: New Business Strategies for the 21st century - Choose and focus

November 2009

(excerpt) In our excitement over China’s ascent, we have forgotten to update our view of corporate Japan.

News

Interview with Rafiq Dossani in Silicon Valley Biz Ink

September 2003

Silicon Valley BizInk spoke to APARC Senior Research Scholar %people1% about his current hot-button work on the offshoring of business practices (BPO) to India.

What is the Valley's Future?

January 2004

As the region begins to emerge from a brutal recession, questions haunt the Valley. Will the jobs come back? Will we be able to maintain our global leadership in technology?

Events

Japan after the "Developmental State" Regime: Self-Regulation through Industry Associations

January 14, 1999

What will "post-developmental" Japan look like? In contrast to the view that Japan's political economy will converge with the U.S.

A Preliminary Look at Occupational Choice and Financial Constraints in Rural Thailand

January 21, 1999

Entrepreneurs and self-employed people have much higher incomes than other rural Thai residents. This raises the question: why don't more people become entrepreneurs?

Security and Economic Concerns in South Asia

January 28, 1999

The talk will highlight the economic and social development of India and Pakistan and how this has been affected by the high level of military expenditures.

Projects

Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE)

The Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE), in collaboration with its more than seventy research affiliates in seven countries, continues to describe and analyze...
English

Social Stratification in China during an Era of Transition

In collaboration with sociologists at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the People's University of China in Beijing, Professor Andrew Walder has worked to design and field a nationally...
English

The Rise of Asia's High-Tech Regions

The Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE), in collaboration with its more than seventy research affiliates in seven countries, continues to describe and analyze...
English

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.

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,...

Can Korea Compete for Global Talent?

April 2016

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

People

Portrait of Prof. Andrew Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Portrait of Jaclyn Selby Jaclyn Selby Research Scholar at APARC
Patricia (Tish) Robinson Visiting Scholar at APARC
Head shot of Yoshio Nose Yoshio Nose Visiting Scholar at APARC
Head shot of Yosuke Hatano Yosuke (Jack) Hatano Visiting Scholar at APARC
Haifeng Li Visiting Scholar at APARC
Huma Shaikh Associate Director for Administration