Information Technology

Scholarly Publications

Modern Management and the Demand for Technical Skill

November 2018

This paper examines the relationship between modern management practices and the demand for different occupational skills utilizing a unique context in South Korea after the Asian financial crisis....

Information Technology in the Property Market

September 2018

Information technology is increasingly being utilized in the property market.

Japan Decides 2017: The Japanese General Election (Book Chapter)

May 2018

This third volume in the Japan Decides series remains the premier venue for scholarly research on Japanese elections.

Other Publications

Shorenstein APARC Center Overview 2017-18

November 2018

Shorenstein APARC's annual overview for academic year 2017-18 is now available.Download it for information on the wide variety of Center research from the the past academic year, Shorenstein APARC...

Digital Media as a Catalyst for Political, Cultural, and Economic Change in the Asia-Pacific Region

December 2013

The digital information technology (IT) revolution currently underway is profoundly reshap- ing economic activity, influencing politics, and transforming societies around the world.

News

Engineering and Technology Expert Cautions Against U.S. Restrictions on Collaboration with Chinese Nationals

November 2019

As a U.S.-China trade deal hangs in the balance and the world’s two largest economies are locked in a race for technological supremacy, concerns have arisen about China’s counterintelligence threat...

Shorenstein Journalism Award Winner Maria Ressa Describes Philippine Broken Information Ecosystem, Democratic Recession

October 2019

“This is an existential moment for global power structures, turned upside down by technology.

Debating Artificial Intelligence: The Fox Versus the Hedgehog

July 2019

Singapore has been described as “a thriving hub for artificial intelligence.” In May 2019, Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) released the first edition of “A Proposed Model AI...

Events

Censored: Distraction and Diversion Inside China’s Great Firewall

December 2, 2019

Authoritarian governments around the world are developing increasingly sophisticated technologies for controlling information.

Japan in the Bay Area: From Competition to Collaboration

February 26, 2019

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute and the Walter H.

Innovative Japanese Companies Harnessing Silicon Valley - Part 2

December 20, 2018

This is part 2 of a talk presenting how innovative large Japanese companies are harnessing Silicon Valley.

Projects

Information Technology in Japan and Asia

Information technology (IT) is one of the transformative forces in the world today.
English

Information and Communication Technology in Rural India

In a groundbreaking new project, led by Rafiq Dossani and Henry S.
English

Comparative Health Care Policy Research Project

The Comparative Health Care Policy Research Project was initiated by APARC in 1990 to examine issues related to the structure and delivery of health care in Japan by utilizing contemporary social...
English

People

Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Head shot of Shintaro Nishihara Shintaro Nishihara Visiting Scholar at APARC
Head shot of Takafumi Ochiai Takafumi Ochiai Visiting Scholar at APARC
Head shot of Terry Hu Yongmin (Terry) Hu Visiting Scholar at APARC
Head shot of Huasheng Zheng Huasheng Zheng Visiting Scholar at APARC
Head shot of Makoto Kanemaru Makoto Kanemaru Visiting Scholar at APARC