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
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
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.
Dr. Yoshiaki Abe
USJI Operating Adviser / University Professor, Waseda University
- Mr. Hironori Kawauchi
Senior Economist, East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank
U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI)
Keio University, Kyoto University, Ritsumeikan University, The University of Tokyo, Waseda University