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China Program's 10th Anniversary Conference: Panelists exchange views on China's future

June 2017

Countries like the Asian “tigers” that experienced rapid economic growth inevitably encounter slowdowns that signal a fundamental shift in their economies.

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.

Ian Johnson, longtime foreign correspondent, to receive Shorenstein Journalism Award

March 2017

Ian Johnson, a veteran journalist with a focus on Chinese society, religion and history, is the 2016 recipient of the Shorenstein Journalism Award.

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.

Comparative education specialist named incoming Koret Fellow

September 2016

Rennie J. Moon has been selected as the 2016-17 Koret Fellow in the Korea Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC).

Call for papers: Koret Workshop on Korea's Migrants: From Homogeneity to Diversity

September 2016

The Korea Program at Stanford’s Walter H.

A way to bridge aging societies in Japan and South Korea

September 2016

Japan and South Korea face serious demographic crises. Japan has the oldest population in the world and South Korea is one of the most rapidly aging.

Japan transforming its innovation culture by changing social norms, Stanford scholar finds

August 2016

Japanese corporations are evolving and adopting a “startup culture” to boost their business creativity and country’s economic prospects, a Stanford expert says.“We can see that over the past 15...

Social capital matters for a sustainable South Korea

August 2016

South Korea is facing a number of challenges.

China moves ahead on infrastructure initiatives in quest for soft power and security

June 2016

As the inaugural meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank sets to convene, Stanford researcher Thomas Fingar discusses findings from his new book that seeks to study China’s objectives...

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.

Global talent and diversity imperative to South Korea’s success, Stanford scholar says

March 2016

A variety of media outlets have recently highlighted Stanford research efforts focused on the value of global talent and diversity policy in South Korea led by Professor Gi-Wook Shin, director of...

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...

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.

Call for papers: Koret Workshop on Globalization, Innovation and Culture in Korea

October 2015

The Korea Program at Stanford’s Walter H.

Sociologist named incoming Koret Fellow

July 2015

Joon Nak Choi will be the 2015-16 Koret Fellow in the Korea Program at Stanford University’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), effective Jan.

Stanford scholar underscores diversity, global education goals

May 2015

This week the World Education Forum convenes in Incheon, South Korea.

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.

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Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Headshot of Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC