Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Japan Studies Program Stanford University



Defying Gravity
Stanford economist warns of Japanese fiscal crisis

Takeo Hoshi, a senior fellow at FSI in residence at Shorenstein APARC, analyzes Japan’s fiscal condition and develops future tax and budget-tightening alternatives in a new journal article. He argues Japan’s situation is not sustainable, suggesting fiscal reform is necessary in order to maintain current living standards and public services. Read more »


Op-ed
Who is East Asia’s Voldemort?

Recent public opinion polls in China and Japan expose a “striking degree of hostility,” highlighting a clash in narratives between the two countries. Phillip Lipscy says in an op-ed in AlJazeera America that Japan’s conservatives are “misguided in seeking to reinvigorate their country by revising history,” and instead should rally the country “around dreams of the future.”


Strategic Innovation
Stanford dialogue brings momentum to global energy conversation

Inaugural conference hosted by Shorenstein APARC's Japan Program brings cross-sector experts together to discuss energy challenges and opportunities as the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster nears. +PDF+

January 23, 2014
Stanford-SPF New Channels Dialogue 2014 +PDF+

December 3, 2013
Collected Articles of Masahiko Aoki

November 15, 2013
Will the U.S and Europe Avoid a Lost Decade?



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