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Imagining Xi Jinping's China in 2023: Is a New Type of Great Power Relationship Possible Between the U.S. and China

April 16, 2014

Mr. Rudd served as Australia’s 26th Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010, then as Foreign Minister from 2010 to 2012, before returning to the Prime Ministership in 2013. As Prime Minister, Mr.

Mongolian Perpectives on Northeast Asian affairs

April 14, 2014

Over the past 23 years, Mongolia’s democracy has advanced on many fronts. The initial transition to democracy was peaceful in both economic and political areas.

Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem? Experts on Climate Change in Southeast Asia

March 4, 2013

Officials, scholars, and activists have long believed in improving environmental policy in developing countries by fostering desirable values and practices through networks of experts.

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.

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...

Energy Geopolitics in East Asia: Challenges for South Korea

January 27, 2012

Energy geopolitics in East Asia have reflected strong competition among major energy consuming countries (China, Japan and Korea) despite the alleged necessity of energy cooperation to cope with...

Research Presentations - Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows

November 16, 2011

Young Muk Jeon, "The Financial Crisis and Life Insurance Companies" The global financial market clearly rebounded from the shock of the 2008 financial crisis.  However, recently the market...

Innovation Beyond Boundaries: Partnerships for Advancing Smart, Green Living

June 29, 2011

This two-day international forum at Stanford University brought together experts from academia, government, and industry to analyze leading cases of current institutional models for innovation in...

Climate Change and the Social Discount Rate Debate

May 24, 2011

Climate change policy is intended in part to prevent or reduce climate change-induced disasters, events that may occur far in the future.

What does China Expect from Global Economic and Environmental Governance? WTO, G20, IMF, GMOs, and Climate Change in a Broader Perspective

October 11, 2010

The Stanford China Program, in cooperation with the Center for East Asian Studies, will host a special series of seminars to examine China as a major political and economic actor on the world stage...

Friction Points: Colliding Interests in US-China Relations

June 4, 2010

The Oksenberg Lecture, held annually, honors the legacy of Professor Michel Oksenberg (1938-2001).

Japanese Policies on Energy and Climate Change: An Inside View

May 18, 2010

A graduate of the University of Tokyo and Stanford University, Yasuo Tanabe was Vice President of the Research Institute for Economy, Trade, and Industry in Tokyo and a career official at Japan's...

Smart Green Cities in Korea

April 21, 2010

About the talk: Since 2008, the Republic of Korea has pursued a "Green Growth" policy as a way of addressing climate change and at the same time achieving economic growth.

South Korea and the Global Economy in Transition

March 18, 2010

In only two generations, South Korea has transformed from an economic "basket case" into one of the world’s leading economies and trading states.

Green Growth Policy in Korea: Its Leading Role in Addressing Climate Change

February 19, 2010

Since President Lee Myung-bak introduced the "Green Growth" policy in 2008, Korea has actively advocated it in every aspect of the society as a new engine of growth.

The Global Economic Crisis, One Year Later: The United States And China

October 8, 2009

RSVP's are no longer being accepted due to space limitations.

Enhancing South Korea's Security: The U.S. Alliance and Beyond

March 19, 2009

Two decades ago, South Korea appeared on the path to greatly increased security. The Cold War was ending, fundamentally improving South Korea’s regional security environment.

Japan-China Relations in 2008: "Cautiously Friendly"

March 6, 2008

In April China's President Hu Jintao will visit Japan, only the second ever visit by a Chinese head of state to Japan.

Energy, CO2, and Climate Change: Challenges for China

February 24, 2006

Meeting the world's energy needs and at the same time reducing emissions of greenhouse gases is one of the grand challenges humans must face in this century.

Update on Indonesia -- Reform and Stability: Can They Co-Exist?

May 2, 2003

5:30 pm registration 6:00 pm program followed by reception Public Policy Institute of California 500 Washington Street, Founders' Room, 5th Floor, San Francisco $12 Members of the Asia Society $15...

Raw Capitalism: China's 50 Wealthiest Entrepreneurs

February 16, 2001

Twenty years ago, there was little to no private wealth in China, yet today the average personal net worth of the wealthiest 50 entrepreneurs is over $200 million.

Indonesia's Gus Dur: A Fox among Tigers

February 3, 2000

Among heads of state, Indonesia's is unique--and uniquely challenged. Aburrahman Wahid ("Gus Dur") is virtually blind and has suffered two strokes.