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Japan 101: Strengthening Asia’s Regional Economic Intergration

The briefing featured remarks from Robert Manogue, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State; Dr. Takashi Terada, a Professor of International Relations at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan;  and Katsuichi Uchida, President of the U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI) and a Professor at Waseda University in Japan.   With the Asia-Pacific region driving global economic growth, the United States has emphasized increasing economic
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Abenomics—Reviving the Japanese Economy

A Luncheon Conversation with Minister Toshinori Doi April 24, 2013 Location:  US-Asia Institute, 232 East Capitol St. SE The three-pronged economic policy adopted by Japanese Prime Minister Abe, commonly referred to as “Abenomics,” is expected to pull Japan out of its economic malaise through aggressive monetary easing, flexible fiscal stimulus and far-reaching structural reforms.  Minister Doi from the Japanese Embassy will highlight some of the factors driving the
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China’s Charm Offensive: A Japan Perspective

April 2, 2013, US-Asia Institute Location:  S-207 The Mansfield Room The Capitol, Washington, DC Over the past three decades, the People’s Republic of China has emerged as a global economic powerhouse.  Discussions on China often focus on economic and trade issues, security, geopolitical strategies, and other key issues.  With the recent transition of leadership in China, a new offensive has been launched – China’s
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A Capitol Hill Forum on Japan

The 7th Leadership Change since 2006: An Analysis of Electoral Politics in Japan March 13, 2013, US-Asia Institute Last December, Japan elected its seventh Prime Minister in six years –a virtual revolving door in electoral politics.  On March 13, 2013 at the US-Asia Institute in Washington, DC, top Japanese political scientist Dr. Aiji Tanaka of Waseda University in Japan provided insight into
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