2016 Japan-US Concept Papers & Presentations

Richard Katz, Editor, The Oriental Economist Report

Addressing Abenomics as Formerly Japan-Specific Issues Spread to Other Developed Economies

Akinari Horii, Special Advisor, The Canon Institute for Global Studies

BOJ Throws in the Towel

Richard Katz, EditorThe Oriental Economist Report

Is the TPP Making the United States a Less Benign Hegemon?

Richard Katz, Editor, The Oriental Economist Report

Japanese Corporate Government Reform

Takeshi Kadota, President & CEO, Kadota & Co., Inc.

Richard Mattione, Researcher, NichiLA LLC

Japan’s Economy: Moderate Performance, Puzzles Persist

Hugh Patrick, R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus and Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

Presentations:

Effects, Limits and Consequences of Monetary Policy Actions in the US and Japan

Takatoshi Ito, Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University 

Impact of Low Interest Rates on Japanese Insurance Industry

Hiroshi Okada, Director or Insurance Business Division, Financial Services Agency, Japanese Government

Are We Heading for Another Financial Meltdown?

Hiroshi Watanabe, President, Institute of International Monetary Affairs

Recent Development In Global Market

Hiroshi Watanabe, President, Institute of International Monetary Affairs

Escaping from Deflation: Evidence from Japan in 2012 – 2016 and US in the 1930’s

Tsutomu Watanabe, Professor, University of Tokyo