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USJI Seminar

What comes after the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake? : Implications on the Japanese and East Asian Economy, as well as Global Energy Security and Nuclear Policy

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 10:30am-12:00pm

Venue

Conference Room, JSPS/JST Washington, D.C. Office
2001 L Street, N.W. Suite 1050 Washington, D.C. 20036 U.S.A.


Admission Fee: Free of charge

Abstract

The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake on March 11 has posed a number of challenges to Japan, East Asia and the world. What are the impacts of the earthquake on Japanese and East Asian economies? What are the main challenges for Japan’s recovery path? What are the key implications on nuclear energy globally? What does the future hold for the regional and global energy security? This seminar will bring together speakers with diverse backgrounds and expertise to provide their perspective on the challenges and opportunities, and discuss a range of policy implications that arose from the earthquake.

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Moderator

Dr. Yoshiaki Abe
USJI Operating Adviser / University Professor, Waseda University

Speakers
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Mr. Hironori Kawauchi
Senior Economist, East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank
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Ms. Jane Nakano
CSIS
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Mr. Stratos Tavoulareas
Energy Technologies Enterprises Corp.
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Organized by

U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI)

Supported by

Keio University, Kyoto University, Ritsumeikan University, The University of Tokyo, Waseda University

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