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The Gathering Storm: Cloud Computing and Implications for Japan and Asia

February 28, 2013

Cloud Computing is rapidly transforming not only computing, but the very fundamentals of how we process, store, and use information—and information is the very basis of civilization.

"Abenomics" -- Japan's Economic Policies Under the Abe Administration

February 14, 2013

Motoshige Itoh, Professor, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo.

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.

The 18th Party Congress and Institutionalization in Chinese Leadership Politics

January 25, 2013

The road to the 18th Party Congress was contentious, leading to its delayed convocation.

Health and Aging in Japan

January 9, 2013

Professor Hidehiko Ichimura of the University of Tokyo will share recent results from his research on the health of older adults and the retirement process in Japan.

Health and Aging in Japan

January 8, 2013

Professor Hidehiko Ichimura of the University of Tokyo will share recent results from his research on the health of older adults and the retirement process in Japan.

Asia's Challenges: Ensuring Inclusive and Green Growth

November 30, 2012

Much has been made of the Asian success story. The region is a key driver of the global economy, and the lives of millions of its people have been transformed in ways unimaginable decades ago.

The Crisis in Japanese and Chinese Public Opinion: Can Soft Power Soften an 'Enemy Image'?

November 29, 2012

Why are Japan and China perpetually at odds?

How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy: Aid Dependence in Cambodia

November 26, 2012

The more a country depends on aid, the more distorted are its incentives to manage its own development in sustainably beneficial ways.

Crisis Management on the Korean Peninsula

November 6, 2012

PLEASE NOTE: REMARKS ARE OFF THE RECORD As the deadlock over denuclearization of the Korean peninsula drags on, both South and North Korea are investing in new missile capabilities and developing...

Memory and National Identity in North Korean Cultural Production

November 2, 2012

This conference will bring together scholars of North Korea who will debate various aspects of North Korean culture from historical, comparative, and multidisciplinary perspectives.  The prominence...

Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: A General-Audience, Non-Technical Narrative with Analysis and Recommendations

November 1, 2012

Over a year and a half has passed since the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster that began with the earthquake and tsunami disaster that hit Japan’s Tohoku region on March 11, 2011.

North Korea: Diplomatic Prospects in the Coming Year

October 24, 2012

A yearlong U.S. effort to engage nuclear-armed North Korea culminated in the announcements by Washington and Pyongyang of the so-called “Leap Day” understanding on February 29.

Democracy in Korea: The Politics of Extreme Uncertainty

October 5, 2012

Professor Jang-Jip Choi argues that South Korean politics are characterized by extreme uncertainty and that this is exemplified by the campaign for the presidential election on December 19....

How Censorship in China Allows Government Criticism but Silences Collective Expression

June 6, 2012

We offer the first large scale, multiple source analysis of the outcome of what may be the most extensive effort to selectively censor human expression ever implemented.

The Chinese Naval Role in the Pacific and the American Response

May 30, 2012

***PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE*** Maritime issues are increasingly at the heart of security issues between the United States and China.

The 2012 U.S. Presidential Election and U.S. Foreign Policy

May 29, 2012

As the U.S. presidential election campaign moves into full bore, what role will foreign policy play in the national debate and the presidential election?

The Next Phase of China’s Health System Reforms

May 29, 2012

In spring 2009, China’s leadership announced ambitious national health reforms. Have the five stated goals of the first three years of reform been met?

Research Presentations (3 of 3) - Kakemizu, Koda, Li and Waseda

May 22, 2012

In this session of the Shorenstein APARC Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows Research Presentations, the following will be presented:   Yasunori Kakemizu, "Strategy of CATV in the Competitive TV...

Research Presentations (2 of 3) - Fukai, Hirano, Kamimai and Miyashita

May 17, 2012

In this session of the Shorenstein APARC Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows Research Presentations, the following will be presented:   Kazuma Fukai, "Current Situation of Shale Gas Revolution and...

Education And Employment Among Muslims In India - An Analysis Of Patterns And Trends

May 16, 2012

After the submission of the Sachar Committee Report, several studies have undertaken data-based analysis of the socioeconomic and educational conditions of Muslims in India.

Research Presentations (2 of 3) - Fukai, Hirano, Kamimai and Miyashita Research Presentations (2 of 3) - Fukai, Hirano, Kamimai and Miyashita

May 14, 2012

In this session of the Shorenstein APARC Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows Research Presentations, the following will be presented:   Kazuma Fukai, "Current Situation of Shale Gas Revolution and...