An assessment of ABENOMICS: Towards Sustained Growth of the Japanese Economy

Featured PROFESSOR JUN SAITO Keio University and Japan Economic Research Center Special Advisor to the Cabinet Moderator MS. JULIE CHON Global Head of Public Investment Strategy, Perry Capital Professor Saito discussed the achievements of Abenomics and its remaining agenda. Focus was given to overcoming deflation, making progress in fiscal consolidation, and implementing structural reforms to achieve sustained growth of the Japanese economy
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Does China’s Role in Nearby Asia call for Re-evaluation of American Policy?

Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:00-4:30 p.m. US-Asia Institute, 232 East Capitol Street, N.E., Washington DC  Featuring  Dr. Robert SUTTER, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University  and Mr. Nien SU, Former Official, House Committee on Foreign Affairs  With all of the political, economic and security disputes that Beijing has with its neighbors, how should the U.S. balance its diverse interests vis-à-vis the
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CANCELLED: Congress 101

CANCELLED Mid-Term Elections: Understanding the New  Congress and What It Might Mean for U.S.-Asia Relations Monday, December 3, 2014 10:00-11:30p.m. Understanding U.S. politics and the policy-making process can be daunting.  The US-Asia Institute will host a Capitol Hill Forum for Ambassadors and diplomatic staff who work with Congress or in the political area to talk about the mid-term elections. This
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Hong Kong: Behind the Protests and Beyond

The US-Asia Institute held an off-the-record briefing with Visiting Associate Professor Al Reyes, University of Hong Kong, to discuss the Hong Kong protests and possible fallout, on Wednesday October 15, 2014. The protests in Hong Kong, also known as the Umbrella Revolution, have recently garnered much international attention. The protests revolve around electoral reform, specifically reform of Beijing’s implementation of
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