Although the Japan Studies Program was formally established in 2011, the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center’s newest addition has a rich history that equals or even exceeds that of the Center itself. Read more »
Stanford economist foresees challenges for Japan's economy
Japan's new prime minister has an ambitious plan for the country's economy. Stanford economist Takeo Hoshi foresees possible challenges in the coming years.
Protecting nuclear plants from nature's worst
As the East Coast cleans up from super-storm Sandy, Phillip Lipscy and Kenji Kushida point to important lessons from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster. They say more must be done to safeguard U.S. nuclear plants from natural disasters.