Nuclear Energy

Recent Scholarly Publications

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The Fukushima Disaster and Japan's Nuclear Plant Vulnerability in Comparative Perspective

May 2013

We consider the vulnerability of nuclear power plants to a disaster like the one that occurred at Fukushima Daiichi.

The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and the DPJ: Leadership, Structures, and Information Challenges During the Crisis

April 2013

The Fukushima nuclear disaster was a critical juncture in the world’s relationship with nuclear energy, as well as Japan’s postwar political economy, society, and national psyche.

A comparative institutional analysis of the Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lessons and policy implications

February 2013

This paper analyzes the causes, responses, and consequences of the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident (March 2011) by comparing these with Three Mile Island (March 1979) and Chernobyl (April...

Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: Narrative, Analysis, and Recommendations

June 2012

This report provides one of the first coherent, readable narratives of the Fukushima nuclear disaster—what happened in the first few days.

Hard Choices: Security, Democracy, and Regionalism in Southeast Asia

November 2008

Hard Choices offers a most rewarding perspective on how Southeast Asian states straddle the ongoing tensions among three rarely compatible goals—security, democracy, and regionalism.

Strategic Abandonment: Alliance Relations in Northeast Asia in the Post-Iraq Era

February 2008

This chapter is part of a yearly publication that compiles the edited and revised versions of papers presented at the Korea Economic Institute's (KEI) most recent Academic Symposium.