BBL Seminars FY2005

Past BBL Reports and Summaries

  • March 30, 2006

    Competition and Collaboration for Innovation: Policy Issues for Efficient Development and Diffusion of Technical Standard

    • Speaker: NAGAOKA Sadao (Professor and Director, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)
    • Commentator: ETO Manabu (Director, Industrial Standards Research Office, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • March 28, 2006

    The Globalisation of Value Chains - Evidence and Policy Implications

    • Speaker: Dirk PILAT (Head, Science and Technology Policy Division, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD)
    • Moderator: NEZU Risaburo (Director, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF:181KB]
  • March 24, 2006

    Knowledge, Heavy Manufacturing and Competitiveness: The Case of the Flat Panel Display Industry

    • Speaker: Stefanie LENWAY (Dean of the College of Business Administration and Professor of Management, University of Illinois at Chicago)
    • Speaker: Thomas MURTHA (Professor of Management, College of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago)
    • Commentator: SANBONMATSU Susumu (Consulting Fellow, RIETI / Senior Researcher, Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN / Visiting Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
    • Moderator: ASAKAWA Kazuhiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University)
    • Comments [PDF:53KB]
    • Handouts [PDF:430KB]
  • March 23, 2006

    The Future Scope of WTO - Issues as seen in the Sutherland Report

    • Speaker: John H. JACKSON (University Professor, Georgetown University Law Center)
    • Moderator: KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Associate Professor of Law, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University)
    • References (The Future Scope of WTO)
  • March 22, 2006

    Current Discussion and View of the Post-Kyoto Regime

    • Speaker: KUDO Hiroki (Unit Manager, Climate Change Policy Research Group, Global Environment & Sustainable Development Unit, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • March 17, 2006

    Microeconomic Modeling

    • Speaker: KANEMOTO Yoshitsugu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor of Economics, The University of Tokyo)
    • Moderator: KAINOU Kazunari (Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • March 8, 2006

    Prospect of Eco-design

    • Speaker: AKAIKE Manabu (Director, Universal Design Intelligence Inc.)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • March 6, 2006

    Growth Potential in the Japanese Economy -The Age of Endogenous Innovation-

    Japanese

  • March 2, 2006

    The Comparative Research on Management between Japanese and Chinese Enterprises: The Theory and Case Study

    • Speaker: XU Fangqi (Post Doctoral Fellow, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University / Director of Institute for Creative Management, Jiangsu Polytechnic University)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • February 23, 2006

    Japan's Strategy on Science and Technology

    • Speaker: YAKUSHIJI Taizo (Member, Council for Science and Technology Policy / Visiting Professor, Keio University)
    • Moderator: KAWAMOTO Akira (Consulting Felow, RIETI / Counsellor, Overall Strategy for Science and Technology Policy, Cabinet Office)

    Japanese

  • February 21, 2006

    Experience of the IRCJ - Rebuilding of Market Discipline and Corporate Governance

    • Speaker: TOYAMA Kazuhiko (COO and Executive Managing Director, Industrial Revitalization Corporation of Japan)
    • Moderator: XU Peng (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hosei University)

    Japanese

  • February 13, 2006

    Development in Take-Over Defense Discussions

    • Speaker: FUJINAWA Kenichi (Managing Partner, Nagashima, Ohno & Tsunematsu)
    • Moderator: TSURU Kotaro (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • February 7, 2006

    International Harmonization of Intellectual Property Systems - Trends and Challenges Ahead

    • Speaker: UEMURA Shouzo (Former Deputy Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO))
    • Moderator: KIYOKAWA Yutaka (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • February 2, 2006

    A Canadian Perspective on Northeast Asian Relations

    • Speaker: Joseph CARON (Ambassador, Embassy of Canada)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

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  • February 1, 2006

    Challenge of Elpida Memory: Considering the Future of Japanese Semiconductor Industry

    • Speaker: SAKAMOTO Yukio (President & CEO, Elpida Memory, Inc.)
    • Commentator: CHUMA Hiroyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research)
    • Moderator: YASUNAGA Yuuko (Director, Research and Development Division, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, METI)

    Japanese

  • January 31, 2006

    CxOs' IT Literacy

    • Speaker: HIDAKA Nobuhiko (President, Gartner Japan, Ltd.)
    • Moderator: NEZU Risaburo (Director, RIETI)
    • Speaker: MORIMOTO Satoshi (Director of Institute of World Studies and Professor, Takushoku University)

    Japanese

  • January 23, 2006

    Lawson's Challenges in the Face of Changes

    • Speaker: NIINAMI Takeshi (President and CEO, LAWSON, INC.)
    • Moderator: KAWAZU Tsukasa (Director of Administration, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • January 18, 2006

    U.S. Defense Transformation and U.S.-Japan Alliance

    • Speaker: MORIMOTO Satoshi (Director of Institute of World Studies and Professor, Takushoku University)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • January 13, 2006

    Outcomes of the WTO Hong Kong Ministerial and Prospect for the Negotiations

    • Speaker: OGAWA Tsunehiro (Director General, Multilateral Trade System Department, Trade Policy Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

    NOT for quotation

  • January 12, 2006

    The East Asia Summit and the Vision of an East Asian Community

    • Speaker: YAMADA Takio (Director, Regional Policy Division, Asian and Oceanian Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

    NOT for quotation

  • December 22, 2005

    Achievements and Evaluation of EXPO 2005 AICHI JAPAN

    • Speaker: NAKAMURA Toshio (Secretary-General, Japan Association for the 2005 World Exposition)
    • Moderator: MIYAMOTO Takeshi (Senior Fellow, RIETI / Former Deputy Director-General, Minister's Secretariat, (Director-General for World Expositions), METI)

    Japanese

  • December 19, 2005

    The True Relationship between Female Labor-Force Participation and Fertility Rate: An Analysis of OECD Countries

    • Speaker: YAMAGUCHI Kazuo (Visiting Fellow, RIETI / Hanna H. Gray Professor of Sociology, the University of Chicago)
    • Moderator: KIMURA Hidemi (Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • December 8, 2005

    New Perspective of Digital Contents Industry

    • Speaker: WADA Yoichi (President, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD)
    • Commentator: ITOKAWA Masaki (Media and Content Industry Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF:1,346KB] (SQUARE ENIX site)

    Japanese

  • December 6, 2005

    How Did Measures to Promote University-Industry Collaboration Impact the Academia

    • Speaker: GOTO Akira (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo)
    • Commentator: NAKANISHI Hironori (Director, Academia-industry Cooperation Promotion Division, Industrial Science and Technology and Environment Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
    • Speaker: Dominique GUELLEC (Chief Economist, European Patent Office (EPO))

    Japanese

  • December 5, 2005

    A Challenge to Global Warming - the Kyoto Mechanisms

    • Speaker: KATAGIRI Makoto (President & CEO, Natsource Japan Co., Ltd.)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • November 24, 2005

  • November 17, 2005

    India and a Resurgent Asia

    • Speaker: Aftab SETH (Former Ambassador of India to Japan / Professor, and Director of Global Security Research Institute, Keio University)
    • Moderator: NISHIMIZU Mieko (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)
  • November 15, 2005

    East Asia Community-Building and Japan-US Alliance

    • Speaker: SHIRAISHI Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Vice President and Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • November 14, 2005

    Recent Activities of ESCO Industry in Japan

    • Speaker: NAKAGAMI Hidetoshi (President, Jyukankyo Research Institute Inc.)
    • Speaker: MURAKOSHI Chiharu (Director, Jyukankyo Research Institute Inc.)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • November 7, 2005

    Corporate Governance in Japan: The Role of Independent Directors

    • Speaker: MOGI Yuzaburo (Chairman and CEO , Kikkoman Corporation)
    • Moderator: TSURU Kotaro (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • November 1, 2005

    Public Diplomacy in Japan

    • Speaker: TAKASHIMA Hatsuhisa (Special Assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, MOFA)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • October 26, 2005

    Hong Kong Ministerial - Entering Dangerous Waters at the WTO

    • Speaker: Jeremy HOBBS (Executive Director, Oxfam International)
    • Moderator: URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI/Professor of Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University)
  • October 24, 2005

    Future Perspective on EAFTA and China's Strategy

  • October 20, 2005

    Global Management and Innovation of Japanese Companies

    • Speaker: SANBONMATSU Susumu (Consulting Fellow, RIETI / Researcher, Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN)
    • Moderator: ASAKAWA Kazuhiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University)

    Japanese

  • October 18, 2005

    Ageing Society and Its Consequences

    • Speaker: Hans VIJLBRIEF (Director-General Economic Policy, the Ministry of Economic Affairs in the Netherlands)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF: 79KB]
  • October 17, 2005

    AMU: Toward Coordinated Exchange Rate Policies in East Asia

    • Speaker: OGAWA Eiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of Commerce and Management)
    • Moderator: KUWAHARA Satoshi (Senior Fellow , RIETI)

    Japanese

  • October 13, 2005

    Russian Energy Politics: Focusing on New Markets in Asia

  • October 6, 2005

    The Issue of Foreign Labor in Japan

    • Speaker: EZAKI Yoshihide (Director, Policy Planning and Coordination Division, Minisuter's Secretariat, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • October 5, 2005

    Outlook for the World Oil Market

    • Speaker: KOYAMA Ken (Senior Research Fellow and Unit Chief, Energy Strategy Unit, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
    • Speaker: MOTANI Kousuke (Senior Adviser, Planning Department for Regional Development, Development Bank of Japan)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • September 28, 2005

    White Paper on the Labour Economy 2005 -Labour Policy Issues in a Society with a Declining Population-

    • Speaker: ISHIMIZU Yoshio (Consulting Fellow, RIETI / Principal Labour Economist, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW))
    • Moderator: KODAMA Toshihiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, the Research Center for Advanced Policy Studies Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University)

    Japanese

  • September 22, 2005

    Demographic Challenge to Japanese Economy and Society

    • Speaker: MOTANI Kousuke (Senior Adviser, Planning Department for Regional Development, Development Bank of Japan)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • September 15, 2005

    Revolution in the Japanese Corporation - What Is the 'Japan Cool' Model for HR & Organizational Management

    • Speaker: TANNAWA Keizo (Representative Director and President, Watson Wyatt K.K.)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • September 7, 2005

    Shifts in Corporate Finance and Industrial Financing

    • Speaker: ICHIKAWA Masakazu (Director, Industrial Finance Division, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: UESUGI Iichiro (Fellow, RIETI)
    • Japanese Speaker: YANO Tomomi (Executive Managing Director, Pension Fund Association)

    Japanese

  • September 6, 2005

    U.S Tax Reform and Pension Reform

    • Speaker: MORINOBU Shigeki (President, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • September 5, 2005

    Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance in Japan

    • Speaker: YANO Tomomi (Executive Managing Director, Pension Fund Association)
    • Moderator: TSURU Kotaro (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • September 1, 2005

    China's Transition from Socialism to Capitalism: The Last Lap

    • Speaker: KWAN Chi Hung (Senior Fellow, Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • August 31, 2005

    Policy Recommendations on 'East Asia's Role in Resolving the New Global Imbalances'

  • August 25, 2005

    The White Paper of MONODZUKURI 2005

    • Speaker: MAEDA Yasuhiro (Director, MONODZUKURI Policy Planning, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • August 24, 2005

    On the Annual Report of the Japanese Economy and Public Finance 2004-2005

    • Speaker: UMETANI Kenji (Director for Macroeconomic Analysis, Director-General for Economic Research, Cabinet Office)
    • Moderator: UESUGI Iichiro (Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • August 23, 2005

    The Political and Economic Situation in Korea and its Implications for Japan

    • Speaker: Jaeho YEOM (Professor, Department of Public Administration, College of Political Science and Economics, Korea University)
    • Commentator: FUJIWARA Masahiko (Director, Public Relations Office, Minister's Secretariat, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • August 9, 2005

    U.S.-Japan Relationship: Looking through the Glasses of the Embassy of Japan and Academia

    • Speaker: AGAWA Naoyuki (Professor, Keio University / Professor (specially appointed), the University of Tokyo)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • August 3, 2005

    Intellectual Asset Based Management and Corporate

    • Speaker: SUMITA Takayuki (Director, Intellectual Property Policy Office, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: KIYOKAWA Yutaka (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • August 2, 2005

    The Road to the WTO Hong Kong Ministerial - a View from Europe

    • Speaker: Tim ABRAHAM (Director International Trade Policy, Department of Trade and Industry, UK)
    • Moderator: KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Associate Professor of Law, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University)
    • Handouts [PDF: 161KB]
  • July 28, 2005

    Is the Poison Pill Good for Japan?: A Preliminary Analysis of the New Takeover Guidelines

    • Speaker: Curtis MILHAUPT (Professor of Law, Columbia Law School)
    • Moderator: TSURU Kotaro (Senior Fellow, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF: 228KB]
  • July 27, 2005

    Japan, East Asia, and the Limits to Financial Regionalism

    • Speaker: William GRIMES (Associate Professor of International Relations, Boston University / Visiting Scholar, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance Japan)
    • Commentator: KIMURA Shigeki (Director, Research Division, International Bureau, Ministry of Finance)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF:33KB] (MOF site)
  • July 21, 2005

    A New Look at American Trade Politics

    • Speaker: I. M. DESTLER (Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Maryland, USA)
    • Commentator: SADAMORI Keisuke (Director, Americas Division, Trade Policy Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF: 67KB]
    • Handouts [PDF:352KB]
  • July 19, 2005

    The Trade Structure in East Asia: Spiral Pattern of Development and Triangular Trade Structure (TTS) as a Regional Manufacturing Platform - from White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2005

    • Speaker: OKAMOTO Susumu (Former Deputy Director, Research and Analysis Division, Trade Policy Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University)
  • July 15, 2005

    The China Challenge - The Consequences and Opportunities of an Emerging China

    • Speaker: Randy SCHRIVER (Partner, Armitage International LLC / Senior Associate, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS))
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
  • July 11, 2005

    Global Risk Management in a World Out of Balance

    • Speaker: Paul LAUDICINA (Managing Director, Global Business Policy Council, A.T. Kearney)
    • Moderator: Andrei HAGIU (Fellow, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF:2,872KB]
  • July 4, 2005

    The Political Economy of the Japan-Mexico EPA: How Does a Cross-Regional Initiative Affect the Future of Japan's Regional Integration Efforts?

    • Speaker: Mireya SOLIS (Assistant Professor, American University)
    • Commentator: URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor of Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF:688KB]
  • June 29, 2005

    On Foreign Bond Investments as a Recycling Channel for Japan's Current Account Surplus

    • Speaker: KIMURA Shigeki (Director, Office of the Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance)
    • Moderator: HISATAKE Masato (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • June 21, 2005

    M&A Rules in Japan - Proposal toward the Establishment of Rules for A Fair Corporate World -

    • Speaker: KUSAKABE Satoshi (Director, Industrial Organization Division, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: TSURU Kotaro (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • June 16, 2005

    The Dilemma of Capacity-Building at Overseas R&D Centers

    • Speaker: SUGIYAMA Yasuo (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University)
    • Commentator: ASAKAWA Kazuhiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University)
    • Moderator: SANBONMATSU Susumu (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • June 15, 2005

    The Second Phase of Asian Monetary Cooperation and China-Japan Relations

    • Speaker: YAMASAKI Tatsuo (Director, Research Division, International Bureau, Ministry of Finance)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • June 14, 2005

    The Challenges of Japanese diplomacy in Asia

    • Speaker: TANAKA Hitoshi (Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, MOFA)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • June 10, 2005

    European Integration: What Future Prospects?

    • Speaker: Richard G. WHITMAN (Head, European Programme, Chatham House)
    • Commentator: HATTORI Takashi (Deputy Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa Division, Trade Policy Bureau, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF: 105KB]
  • June 8, 2005

    Governance and Development Assistance Strategy: From the grass-roots reality of South Asia

    • Speaker: NISHIMIZU Mieko (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • June 7, 2005

    On Resource Circulation in the East Asian Region

    • Speaker: HOSODA Eiji (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

    NOT for quotation

  • May 30, 2005

    The Advent of Public-Private Partnerships Era in Japan and Asia

    • Speaker: SUGITA Sadahiro (Director, Trade Finance and Economic Cooperation Division, METI)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • May 23, 2005

    Issues and Trends in the Enforcement and Utilization of Patent and IP Rights Pools by Universities, Foundations, and Other Non-Profit Institutions

    • Speaker: Edward G. POPLAWSKI (Partner, Los Angeles Office, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP)
    • Moderator: TAMADA Schumpeter (Former Fellow, RIETI/Associate Professor, Institute of Business and Accounting, Kwansei Gakuin University)
    • Transcript (Please do not quote. For information only.)

    NOT for quotation

  • May 20, 2005

    Innovation Policy : Efficiency of Public Funding

    • Speaker: NOMI Toshihiko (Director General for EXPO General Affairs Department, New Energy and Industrial Technology DevelopmentOrganization(NEDO))
    • Moderator: KODAMA Toshihiro (Senior Fellow, RIET)

    Japanese

  • May 13, 2005

    Ten Years of the WTO Appellate Body: An Insider's View

    • Speaker: Werner ZDOUC (Counsellor, the Appellate Body Secretariat, World Trade Organization)
    • Commentator: ARAKI Ichiro (Professor of Law, International Graduate School of Social Sciences,Yokohama National University)
    • Moderator: KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI/Associate Professor of Law, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University)
  • May 12, 2005

    New Trends in Development Assistance and Challenges to the Japan's ODA Policy

    • Speaker: NAKAO Takehiko (Director, Coordination Division, International Bureau, Ministry of Finance)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • May 11, 2005

    Analytical Differences in the Economics of Geography: The Case of the Multinational Firm

    • Speaker: Ram MUDAMBI (Associate Professor and Washburn Research Fellow, The Fox School of Business & Management, Temple University)
    • Commentator: ASAKAWA Kazuhiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI /Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University)
    • Moderator: SANBONMATSU Susumu (Senior Fellow, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF: 155KB]
  • April 27, 2005

    A Japanese Government Failure: The Law and Economics of Regulating Market Failure

    • Speaker: FUKUI Hideo (Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)

    Japanese

  • April 21, 2005

    The Competitiveness of Japanese Manufacturers in Modular Products: Limits of Combination Capabilities of Chinese Manufacturers in the Digital Appliances Industry

    Japanese

  • April 20, 2005

    Problems with the Government's Newly Published 'Basic Agricultural Policy Plan'

    • Speaker: YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior Fellow, RIETI)
    • Moderator: KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Associate Professor of Law, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University)

    Japanese

  • April 15, 2005

    The International Oil Market: Impact of China and Russia

    • Speaker: Antoine HALFF (Director, Global Energy, Eurasia Group)
    • Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
  • April 8, 2005

    Proliferation of FTAs in East Asia

    • Speaker: URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI/Professor of Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University)Moderator: TANABE Yasuo (Vice-President, RIETI)
    • Handouts [PDF: 188KB]
  • April 4, 2005

    Risk of Offshoring: How to Revitalize Service Industry. Challenge to the OECD Ministers

    • Speaker: TANAKA Nobuo (Director for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD)
    • Moderator: TOJO Yoshiaki (Consulting Fellow, RIETI / Director, International Economic Affairs Division, METI)

    Japanese