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The Global Impact of the Power of Womenomics

A Capitol Hill Luncheon on Japan The Global Impact of the Power of  Womenomics with special guests His Excellency Kenichiro SASAE Ambassador from Japan Ambassador Constance A. MORELLA President, U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. B-340 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC The United States and Japan are both actively engaged in
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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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