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Economic Affairs

Scholarly Publications

Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations

June 2017

Rising powers often seek to reshape the world order, triggering confrontations with those who seek to defend the status quo.

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India

July 2016

The world’s two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change.

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.

Other Publications

Surviving the Trump-Moon Summit

July 2017

In the days leading up to the Washington summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump, the tension in Seoul was hard to escape.

Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women Final Report

March 2017

The Japan Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), with the generous support of the United States-Japan Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science,...

President Trump's Asia Inbox

February 2017

Scholars at Stanford's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies assess the strategic situation in East Asia to be unsettled, unstable, and...

News

Opinion: Next Korea, Next Generation

September 2017

Researchers in the Korea Program regularly contribute to Korean media on the Korean affairs ranging from education and economics to politics and society.

China faces its future of urbanization

May 2017

China’s growth in cities has been unprecedented over the past decade, and the urbanization policies the government put in place, while achieving notable successes, continue to face systemic...

Shorenstein APARC experts offer analysis, insights on Xi-Trump summit

April 2017

President Trump hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping last week at Mar-a-Lago for their first meeting which set out to address economic, trade and security challenges shared between the two countries...

Events

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

October 10, 2017

*/ We have reached venue capacity.  RSVPs are no longer being accepted.In China, Japan, and Korea, large companies have historically played predominant roles in their economies.

U.S.-China Rivalry and the Origins of Taiwan's Developmental State

October 1, 2017

Abstract Scholars have credited a model of state-led capitalism called the developmental state with producing the first wave of the East Asian economic miracle.

Is Financial Inclusion only an emerging markets, bottom-of-the-pyramid problem or is it also a challenge for the middle class and in developed countries too? 

November 21, 2016

Over two billion adults in the world (38% of all adults) are unbanked. Several more are underbanked and may have basic accounts but do not have access to credit or insurance services and not ...

Projects

Education, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development

Korea’s miraculous economic growth during the latter half of the 20th century was fueled by a well-educated and entrepreneurial population.
English

Engaging North Korea

Rapidly changing circumstances continue to shape relations on the Korean peninsula and in East Asia.
English

Japan’s Transforming Political Economy and Finance

A sustained interest of the Japan Studies Program is to analyze Japan’s transforming political economy and finance.
English

Multimedia

Can Korea Compete for Global Talent?

April 2016

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

Masahiko Aoki Memorial Conference

March 2016

Videos and transcripts from the four sessions at "Masahiko Aoki Memorial Conference," an event held in honor of the late Masahiko Aoki.

Masahiko Aoki Memorial Conference - 3 of 4

March 2016

Video and transcript from the third of four sessions at "Masahiko Aoki Memorial Conference," an event held in honor of the late Masahiko Aoki.

People

Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science
Yu Jin Woo Research Scholar
Elin Matsumae Research Assistant
Natt Hongdilokkul Developing Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017-18
Hong Cheng Visiting Scholar
Hak-kyu Sohn Visiting Scholar
Takeshi Okamoto Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2017-18, Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry - Japan
Rui Wu Visiting Scholar
Tang Li Visiting Scholar
Hongwei Yu Visiting Scholar
Hirofumi Uchida Visiting Scholar