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Recent Scholarly Publications

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The Politics of Energy and Climate Change in Japan under Abe: Abenergynomics

August 2018

Under what we call Abenergynomics, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzō has used energy policy to support the growth objectives of Abenomics, even when the associated policies are publicly unpopular,...

Reinventing Japan: New Directions in Global Leadership (Book Chapter)

March 2018

Highly readable yet deeply researched, this book serves as an essential guide to the many ways in which Japan has risen to become one of the world's most creative and innovative societies.•...

Abenomics and Japan's Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Is the Third Arrow Pointed in the Right Direction for Global Competition in the Digital Era of Silicon Valley?

March 2018

Given that much of the global leadership in value creation over the past couple of decades has been driven by the Silicon Valley model – not only a geographic region but a distinct ecosystem of...

Artificial Intelligence: The Algorithmic Revolution Driving the Next Industrial Transformation

March 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming one of the underlying drivers of the next wave of industrial transformations.

The Future of Blockchain: How it will impact finance, industry, and society (Book Chapter)

October 2017

Kenji Kushida's new book chapter, "Blockchain, a Silicon Valley Vantage on its Potential and Challenges" was published in new book, "The Future of Blockchain: How it will impact finance, industry,...

A Brief Overview of the Current Startup Ecosystem in Japan

February 2017

In recent years, "innovation" has become increasingly important for Japan.

Research Handbook on Digital Transformations (Book Chapter)

September 2016

The digital transition of the world economy is now entering a phase of broad and deep societal impact.

The Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich In The Twenty-First Century? (Book Chapter)

January 2016

Chapter 4 of this book "Services with Everything: The ICT-Enabled Digital Transformation of Services" was written by John Zysman, Stuart Feldman, Kenji E.

A Strategic Overview of the Silicon Valley Ecosystem: Towards Effectively “Harnessing” Silicon Valley

January 2016

This report provides an overview of the Silicon Valley ecosystem.

Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea

March 2015

Global Talent seeks to examine the utility of skilled foreigners beyond their human capital value by focusing on their social capital potential, especially their role as transnational bridges...

Cloud Computing: From Scarcity to Abundance

February 2015

Cloud computing is a revolution in computing architecture, transforming not only the “where” (location) of computing, but also the “how” (the manner in which software is produced and the tools...

The Politics of Commoditization in Global ICT Industries: A Political Economy Explanation of the Rise of Apple, Google, and Industry Disruptors

February 2015

The global Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) industry has experienced a rapid, radical reorganization of industry leaders and business models—most recently in mobile.

The Next Epoch in Cloud Computing: Implications for Integrated Research and Innovation Strategy

September 2014

The advent of Cloud computing as the new underlying global infrastructure of computing presents distinctive new opportunities and challenges for Europe.

Knowledge Perspectives of New Product Development: A Comparative Approach

December 2012

New product and service development is the lifeblood of any enterprise.

Entrepreneurship in Japan’s ICT Sector: Opportunities and Protection from Japan’s Telecommunications Regulatory Regime Shift

January 2012

Entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship played a critical role in transforming Japan’s telecommunications sector.

The Institutional Imperative: The Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia

August 2011

Why do some countries in the developing world achieve growth with equity, while others do not?

The Five-Phases of Economic Development and Institutional Evolution in China and Japan

July 2011

This paper adopts a unified approach to an understanding of the development processes of the East Asian economies, Chinese, Japanese and South Korean, in terms of common five phases starting with...

Diffusing the Cloud: Cloud Computing and Implications for Public Policy

June 2011

Cloud computing is rapidly emerging as the new information technology platform. It is, however, much more than simply a new set of technologies and business models.

Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

March 2011

Governments confront difficult political choices when they must determine how to balance their spending. But what would happen if a government found a means of spending without taxation?

Software Production: Globalization and its Implications

December 2010

South Asia's growth pattern, and India's growth in particular, has attracted global attention because of its success in service exports.

Understanding the Expansion and Quality of Engineering Education in India (draft)

December 2010

This is a study of higher education and quality in one of the world's largestdeveloping economies: India.

Stanford Korean Studies Program Brochure

October 2010

The Stanford Korean Studies Program (Stanford KSP) focuses on multidisciplinary, social science-oriented, collaborative research on contemporary Korea.

Human Resource Management Technology Diffusion through Global Supply Chains: Buyer-Directed Factory-Based Health Care in India

December 2009

We examine the role that buyers in global supply chains play in helping vendors uncover productivity-enhancing labor management innovations.

Globalization and the Reorganization of Japan’s Auto Parts Industry

September 2009

One prominent feature of Japanese automobile manufacturing in the postwar period was a system of sourcing parts from closely affiliated smaller firms in long-term, stable relations.

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Headshot of Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Portrait of Prof. Andrew Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Benjamin Cedric Larsen Visiting Student Researcher