Masahiko Aoki, PhDHenri and Tomoye Takahashi Professor Emeritus of Japanese Studies, Department of Economics; Senior Fellow, FSI and SIEPR
Stanford research poised to play role as Japan restructures power industryShorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford, Japan Studies Program in the news: Stanford News Service on March 7, 2012
Northeastern Japan is rebuilding itself after last year's earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident. The devastation to the region is unquestionable, but so are the opportunities for energy industry reform and innovation. Masahiko Aoki and Kenji Kushida spoke with the Stanford News Service about developments in the region, and about possible links to Silicon Valley technologies.
Shorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program News
Nearly a year has passed since an earthquake triggered a tsunami that swept away entire communities on Japan's northeastern coast, leading to a series of accidents at the Fukushima nuclear complex. Masahiko Aoki and Kenji Kushida discuss post-March 11 developments, and a related conference at Stanford scheduled for February 27. Read more »
Aoki suggests a new approach to Japan's power industryShorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program in the news: Asia Pathways on January 12, 2012
As the one-year anniversary of Japan's Great Tohoku Earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster approaches, Stanford economist Masahiko Aoki says now is an opportune time to restructure the country's electric power industry.
Shorenstein APARC News
Asia's demographic landscape is changing in a big way, presenting policymakers with new challenges and questions. Shorenstein APARC focused its third annual Stanford Kyoto Trans-Asian Dialogue on addressing the possible economic, social, and security implications of Asia’s unprecedented demographic transition. The final report from this event is now available for free download. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC in the news: Encina Columns on July 8, 2011
It is too soon to know the full domestic and global impact of the March 11 Great Tohoku Earthquake and its ensuing tsunami and nuclear accident. Since news of the earthquake broke, the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, which has deep, longstanding ties to Japan, has closely followed and responded to this ongoing situation. Read more »