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U.S.-China Relations Fractious, Not Fragile, Says APARC Fellow

June 2019

Forty years after the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and China, the two superpowers are competing and contesting every arena, from trade to AI research and from...

Shorenstein Journalism Award Winner Anna Fifield and Expert Panel Discuss Change and Continuity in North Korea

November 2018

“I learned long ago to never predict anything about North Korea.”So began the keynote address by Anna Fifield, veteran journalist and winner of the 2018 Shorenstein Journalism Award.

Break Through: Women in Silicon Valley, Womenomics in Japan Conference Final Report

October 2018

On August 9, 2018 the Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center (APARC) Japan Program hosted a conference, "Break Through: Women in Silicon Valley, Womenomics in Japan." Women thought-leaders and...

The Sanctions Effect in North Korea: Observations from Rason

October 2018

“Prices for some products [in North Korea] have fluctuated slightly, but shortages are not reported, and consumption still continues, " writes Andray Abrahamian for 38 North following a visit to...

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...

Ideas for ASEAN going forward

April 2017

The Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a coalition of 10 Southeast Asian countries formed to promote regional development and security, will mark its 50th anniversary this year.

Conference report offers 10 actions Japan can take to address gender inequality

March 2017

The Japan Program at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), in collaboration with the United States-Japan Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, has published a...

Seasoned journalist analyzes US-China relations under Trump

February 2017

The future of relations between China and the United States depends on the readiness of both governments to focus on resolving shared challenges, longtime journalist John Pomfret said at the...

Stanford experts offer policy proposals, insights on US-Asia relations

February 2017

Stanford scholars are encouraging the new administration to consider steps to alleviate the uncertainty and anxiety felt by countries in East Asia about U.S.

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...

Social capital matters for a sustainable South Korea

August 2016

South Korea is facing a number of challenges.

Bloomberg TV: Next steps for the Bank of Japan

May 2016

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) convened in late April to discuss the future of Japanese monetary policy. An outcome of that meeting was a decision to hold interest rates steady.

"Global Talent" praised in migration studies journal

March 2016

A recent review published in International Migration Review (IMR) lauded “Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea,” by Stanford professor Gi-Wook Shin and Joon Nak Choi.

Stanford experts discuss innovation on NHK television program

March 2016

Four scholars from Stanford University participated in a public panel discussion on Silicon Valley and Asian economies last month, part of a filming for an NHK Broadcasting series that aims to...

US trade chief discusses TPP, unveils report on digital economy

February 2016

Globalization has lifted more than one billion people out of extreme poverty, but as inequality and barriers to trade remain worldwide, improved trade standards are needed and the Trans-Pacific...

Memorial conference celebrates life work of Masahiko Aoki

December 2015

A conference that honored the life and scholarly contributions of Stanford economist Masahiko Aoki was held at Stanford.

Students share marketing insights with Japanese airline

October 2015

Stanford students worked together to pitch marketing ideas to a major Japanese airline at an event last Tuesday.

Stanford experts offer insight on China's stock market dive

July 2015

China's tight control over its economy is one reason why it is facing an economic slowdown of global implications, Stanford scholars say.China's stock market fall is now in its third week, and...

Japan's 'lost decade' provides lessons for the US, Europe

July 2015

The United States and European countries can take steps to avoid making the same economic mistakes that Japan committed during the latter's "lost decade," a Stanford economist wrote in a new paper...

Abe at Stanford: Innovation will spur Japan's future

May 2015

Japan must transform its economy in a way that mirrors the innovation ethos in places like Silicon Valley and Stanford University, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday during a speech...

Tokyo-based foreign correspondent receives Stanford award

March 2015

The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center honored Wall Street Journal reporter Jacob Schlesinger with the Shorenstein Journalism Award last Monday.

At Stanford, innovation experts cultivate US-Japan ties

February 2015

Innovation is a vital component of economic development, and the United States and Japan provide clear examples of how a knowledge-based economy can lead to sustainable growth.

"Wall Street Journal" reporter Jacob Schlesinger named 2014 Shorenstein award recipient

January 2015

Tokyo-based reporter Jacob Schlesinger will receive award for his journalistic work and achievements spanning three decadesStanford University’s Walter H.

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