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Scholarly Publications

Geographic variation in surgical outcomes and cost between the United States and Japan

September 2016

Objectives: Unwarranted geographic variation in spending has received intense scrutiny in the United States.

The Impact of the Algorithmic Revolution from Silicon Valley: Fintech, IoT, Cloud Computing, AI... What's happening now in the US and what will happen in Japan (Japanese)

September 2016

アルゴリズム革命とは、情報処理能力の飛躍的向上により、あらゆる人間活動が計測され機械によって代替される流れのこと。FintechIoTCloudComputingAIなど、シリコンバレーの最先端の動きとこれから日本で起こることを、スタンフォード大学の研究員がわかりやすく解説。

Parting Observations on American Foreign Policy

July 2016

In 2014 Ambassador Stephen W. Bosworth was a Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Walter H.

Other Publications

Trump and Abe are Natural Allies

February 2017

In an op-ed for The Diplomat, Stanford assistant professor Phillip Y.

Donald Trump's Trade Policy: Back to The Future

January 2017

If you want to understand the trade and industrial policy that President Donald Trump is now going to pursue, simply jump into a DeLorean time machine with Marty McFly and go back to 1985.

Abe and Putin May Finally End World War II Next Week

December 2016

A hot springs summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin might solve the 70-year dispute over an isolated string of islands that Russian and Japanese...

News

Stanford experts offer policy proposals, insights on US-Asia relations

February 2017

Stanford scholars are encouraging the new administration to consider steps to alleviate the uncertainty and anxiety felt by countries in East Asia about U.S.

Trump and Abe are natural allies

February 2017

In an op-ed for The Diplomat, Stanford assistant professor Phillip Y.

President Trump's Asia Inbox

February 2017

Scholars at Stanford's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies assess the strategic situation in East Asia to be unsettled, unstable, and...

Events

Japan's shift in the nuclear debate: a change in its security identity

March 20, 2017

Abstract: Throughout the Cold War, Japanese leaders and policymakers have generally been careful to reflect the public’s firm opposition to anti-nuclear sentiment.

Silicon Valley Does it Repeatedly: From Fairchild to Uber and Beyond

March 8, 2017

Martin Kenney is a Distinguished Professor of Community and Regional Development at the University of California, Davis; a Senior Project Director at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International...

Trends in Liberal Arts Education in Japan

February 7, 2017

International Christian University (ICU) is the first four-year liberal arts college in Japan.

Projects

Stanford Silicon Valley-New Japan Project

 [Stanford Silicon Valley - New Japan Project Website]  Motivation There has been by a heightened interest in Silicon Valley as an innovation system.
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Teaching Resources on Japan

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Diversity and Tolerance in Korea and Asia

A new research collaborative examines diversity issues and challenges in Korea and greater Asia.
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Multimedia

Contemporary Security Challenges to Japan

February 2017

During the Cold War, Japan's main security concern was tension with the Soviet Union, and its alliance with the United States was essential for ensuring its defense given the limitations on using military force in Japan's Constitution.

Overview of Japanese Politics

February 2017

In this video, Phillip Lipscy, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Stanford University, explains the fundamentals of Japanese politics, serving as a base for future understanding of Japan's political dynamics.The accompanying discussion...

Japan and the World

February 2017

The “Japan and the World” video lectures and accompanying lessons were made possible by a generous grant from the Center for Global Partnership (CGP)/The Japan Foundation to the Japan Program, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC),...

People

Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor, Geological and Environmental Sciences
Robert Harrison Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, French and Italian
Yu Jin Woo Research Scholar
Elin Matsumae Research Assistant
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program
Kanetaka M. Maki Research Associate, Japan Program
Sayuri Romei Sayuri Romei Predoctoral Fellow
Brad Roberts Brad Roberts Affiliate
Keikoh Ryu Visiting Scholar