ICJS Event: TUJ panel - "Japan, Asia and the financial meltdown"

Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Time
7:00 p.m. (talk starts at 7:30 p.m.)
Venue
Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 213 (Access)
Admission
Open to general public. You can purchase a bento and drinks at the convenience store next to the university.
RSVP
Registration closed

Panelists

Toshiyuki Yasui
Toshiyuki Yasui is currently Visiting Professor at Keio University. Previously he worked for the OECD (1987-89) as economist, in India as diplomat (1992-95), and in Washington DC as representative of the JBIC Institute (2001-2005). His most recent book, Chu-Tai-Geki-Shin (Trembling Taiwan Straits), was published by Chuo-Koron-ShinSha in 2005.

Eva Leeds
Eva Leeds is associate professor of economics at Temple. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton and a B.A. in political theory from James Madison College, Michigan State University. Her areas of expertise include macroeconomics, transition economies, mortgage markets, and sports economics. Her profile is available here.

R. Taggart Murphy
R. Taggart Murphy is a professor in the MBA Program in International Business at Tsukuba University's Tokyo campus where he teaches courses in International Relations and Economics and on the intersection of politics and finance. Before launching his academic career fifteen years ago, he was an investment banker working primarily in the Japanese capital markets. He has also been a Senior Non-Resident Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of the Weight of the Yen (Norton, 1996) and, with Akio Mikuni, of Japan's Policy Trap (Brookings 2002).


About ICJS

The Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies (ICJS) is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.

About ICJS

The ICJS is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.