2006 Japan-U.S. Concept Papers

Japan’s Big Bang: Promise Fulfilled?
Matthew Goodman, Managing Director, Stonebridge International LLC

Mortgage Insurance: Enhancing Credit Risk Management in a Global Financial Center
Kazutoshi Kuwahara & Geoffrey Matsunaga, Genworth Mortgage Insurance Corp.

How Can Tokyo and New York Ensure Their Competitive Positions in the Future as
Global Financial Market Centers: Globalization, the Key to Competitiveness, Is
Achieved By Localization
Tomoo Nishikawa, Managing Partner, Sidley Austin/Nishikawa & Partners

How Can Tokyo and New York Ensure Their Competitive Positions In the Future as
Global Financial Market Centers?
Yoshikazu Takeda, Managing Director, General Manager for the Americas and Europe, Nippon Life Insurance Company

How Can Tokyo and New York Ensure Their Competitive Positions in the Future as
Global Financial Market Centers?
Tomoyoshi Uranishi, Executive Officer, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.

What Is the Impact of Japan’s Economic Resurgence on the U.S.-
Japan Financial Relationship?

Tadashi Nakamae, President, Nakamae International Economic Research

Resurgence of the Japanese Economy and Opportunities in Asia
Takehiko Nakao, Minister (Finance), Embassy of Japan

After the IRCJ: A New Capitalism on the Rise in Japan?
Atsushi Saito & Setsuya Sato, Industrial Revitalization Corporation of Japan

The Bank of Japan: An Odyssey of Zero Interest Rate Policy
and Quantitative Easing Policy

Thomas F. Cargill, Professor of Economics, University of Nevada, Reno

A Big Step Forward, But Much Left to Do
Robert Alan Feldman, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Japan

Correction: True Price Stability
Robert Alan Feldman, Managing Director, Morgan Stanely Japan

Inflation Targeting: A Trojan Horse for Structural Reform
Robert Alan Feldman, Managing Director, Morgan Stanely Japan

Japan Economics Abe’s First 100 Days: A Road Map
Robert Alan Feldman, Managing Director, Morgan Stanely Japan

Who’s Afraid of the BoJ?
Robert Alan Feldman, Managing Director, Morgan Stanely Japan

Should the U.S. and Japan Set Full-Fledged Inflation Targeting (FFIT)
Etsuko Katsu, Professor, Meiji University

Monetary Policy by the BOJ after Cancellation of Quantitative Easing
Shizuharu Kubono, Senior Managing Director, Member of the Board, The Norinchukin Bank

A Case for Inflation Targets in the United States and Japan
John H. Makin, Principal, Caxton Associates, LLC

America’s External Balances
John H. Makin, Principal, Caxton Associates, LLC

Greenspan’s Inflation Is Bernanke’s Problem
John H. Makin, Principal, Caxton Associates, LLC

Soft Landing or Stagflation?
John H. Makin, Principal, Caxton Associates, LLC

Why Is Loan Securitization and Syndication Important for Japan’s Financial System?
Jeff Bohn, General Manager, Head of Financial Strategies Division, Shinsei Bank