January 20 marks the end of the first year of the Biden Administration. How do the American people think he has done? As 2022 begins, what are Americans' greatest domestic and international concerns, their views on trade, China, Japan, and Russia? In November, the U.S. will have Congressional elections. What does history and polling data tell us about the possible outcome? Will Republicans reclaim Congress and, if so, what does this mean for Biden's presidency?
- スピーカー：Bruce STOKES（Non-Resident Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States）
Mr. Bruce Stokes is the former director of global economic attitudes at the Pew Research Center. He is a non-resident fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States and an associate at Chatham House. For 23 years he was the international economics reporter for the National Journal, a Washington-based public policy magazine and a regular contributor to Foresight Magazine in Japan. He was also a former senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he is now a member and where he published, among other things, the first study advocating a free trade agreement between the United States and Japan. In 1987 and again in 1989, Mr. Stokes was a Japan Society Fellow, living in and reporting from Japan. In 1997, he was a member of President Clinton's Commission on United States-Pacific Trade and Investment Policy and he wrote its final report Building American Prosperity in the 21st Century.
- モデレータ：渡辺 哲也（RIETI副所長）