Restoring the Japanese Economy
Thursday, May 15, 2014
1:15pm – 6:45pm 
Otemachi Financial City Conference Center, Tokyo, Japan
1-9-7, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004, Japan
Event Details

The Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School presents:

Restoring the Japanese Economy

Co-sponsored by Development Bank of Japan Inc.

Summary report available here.

Video Clips
"Welcome Remarks”
“Toward Overcoming Deflation” by Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor, Bank of Japan
“Panel I: Monetary Policy in International Comparative Perspective”
“What the U.S. Can Learn from Abenomics” by Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics
“Panel 2: Where is the Risk Capital in Japan?”
“Closing Remarks” 

Agenda

1:15 - 1:25

Welcome Remarks

 

David E. Weinstein, Chair, Department of Economics and Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy, Columbia University; Director of Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

1:25 - 2:10

Keynote: Toward Overcoming Deflation

 

Speaker: Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor, Bank of Japan

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

 2:10 - 3:40

Panel I: Monetary Policy in International Comparative Perspective

 

Moderator: David E. Weinstein

Panelists:

Richard H. Clarida, C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Columbia University

Takatoshi Ito, Professor, National Graduate Institute for Public Studies, Project Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo

Paul Sheard, Executive Managing Director, Chief Global Economist and Head of Global Economics & Research, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services LLC

3:40 - 4:10

Coffee Break

4:10 - 4:55

Keynote: What the U.S. Can Learn from Abenomics

 

Speaker: Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Moderator: David E. Weinstein 

4:55 - 6:35

Panel 2: Where is the Risk Capital in Japan?

 

Moderator: Alicia Ogawa, Senior Advisor, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School; Adjunct Associate Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Panelists:

Takumi Shibata, President & CEO, Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Yasuhisa Shiozaki, Member of the House of Representatives of Japan

Nobusuke Tamaki, former Councilor, Government Pension Investment Fund; Professor, Otsuma Women’s University

Osamu Yamamoto, Partner, Unison Capital, Inc.

6:35 - 6:40

Closing Remarks

 

Hugh Patrick

6:40 - 8:00

Reception

General Contacts: Emiko Mizumura/Miki Futagawa, cjebevents@columbia.edu 
Media Contacts: Ryoko Ogino, ro2213@columbia.edu


File Attachments: CJEB.Tokyo.2014_Agenda_0327.pdf

Where & When

Otemachi Financial City Conference Center, Tokyo, Japan, 1-9-7, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004, Japan

Thursday, May 15, 2014, 1:15pm – 6:45pm

Web site:  http://www.dbj-r.jp/access.html

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