Paul Scalise’s Publications

Japan Related (Politics and Society)

  • Review of Daniel P. Aldrich’s Site Fights: Divisive Facilities and Civil Society in Japan and the West
    Japan Forum, Volume 21, Number 3, Winter 2009: pp. 433 – 435. (PDF: 716KB)
  • Promises, Promises: the two faces of Japan’s new government
    Policy Innovations, April 1, 2010(website)
  • When ‘Revolution’ Turns to Despair
    Newsweek, January 15, 2010(website)
  • Think Again: Japan’s Revolutionary Election (with Devin T. Stewart)
    Foreign Policy, October 1, 2009 (website)

Japan Related (Economics)

  • Kan’s Megaproblem: “Japan’s debt is too big to manage”
    Newsweek, June 12, 2010 (website)
  • Japan’s Phony Solution – the half-truths about immigration
    Newsweek, April 30, 2010 (website)

Energy Issues

  • “Policy Images, Issue Frames, and Technical Realities: Contrasting Views of Japan’s Energy Policy Development”
    Social Science Japan Journal (2013) 16 (2): 301-308. doi:10.1093/ssjj/jyt011. June 2, 2013. (website)
  • “What to do? Choices and Trade-offs in Japan’s Post-Fukushima Energy Policy”
    Carnegie Ethics Online (Monthly Column), Carnegie Council, December 21, 2011. (website)
  • “Paysage apres la catastophe [Landscape after the disaster]”(PDF: 856KB)
    France Japon Éco, 128 Automne 2011.
  • Regis Arnaud, “Le pays se cherche une nouvelle politique énergétique: Entretien avec Paul J. Scalise [The country looks for a new energy policy: Interview with Paul J. Scalise]”
    Economie, La Tribune, 28 July 2011.(website)
  • “Can TEPCO Survive?”
    in Jeff Kingston, ed., Tsunami: Japan’s Post-Fukushima Future. London: Foreign Policy Magazine, 2011, pp. 204-212. (website)
  • “In Perspective: Japan’s Nuclear Energy Policy Revisited” (PDF: 152KB)
    Nuclear Intelligence Weekly, Vol. 5, No. 23, June 6, 2011, pp. 8-9. (website)
  • Victoria Song, “Illuminating the Dark” (Interview with Paul J. Scalise)
    American Chamber of Commerce Journal, 15 June 2011. (website)
  • Yann Rousseau, “D’ici un an ou deux, le debat sur le nucleaire pourrait etre retombe au Japon [A year of two from now the Japanese debate over nuclear power might be over]” (Interview with Paul J. Scalise)
    Les Echos, 6 June 2011. (website)
  • David McNeill, “Does Japan need nuclear power? David McNeill talks to energy industry commentator Paul J. Scalise,”
    EuroBiz Japan, June 2011. (website)
  • Victoria Song, “Energy & Economy: Energy economist Paul Scalise analyzes the challenges facing Japan when the lights go out,”
    American Chamber of Commerce in Japan Journal, Volume 48, No. 6, June 2011, pp. 34-37.
  • “Japan’s energy future: A Q&A with specialist Paul Scalise in Tokyo”
    CBC News, 27 May 2011. (website)
  • “Bei denryoku senmonka ni kiku: samātaimu sei wa shōene ka zōene ka [Interview with US Electric Power Specialist: Will Daylight Savings Time Save Energy or Increase it?]” (Interview with Paul J. Scalise)
    The Wall Street Journal (Japan edition), Economy, 22 April 2011. (website)
  • “Seijika, kanryō, sangyōkai subete ni sekinin ga aru [Politicians, Bureaucrats, Industry—Everyone is Responsible]” (Interview with Paul J. Scalise) (PDF: 4.5MB)
    The Economist Weekly, 26 April 2011, pg. 38.
  • Looming electricity crisis: three scenarios for economic impact” (PDF: 36KB)
    The Oriental Economist, Economic Outlook, Vol. 79, No. 4, April 2011, pp. 8-9.
  • Out of gas: rethinking Hatoyama’s energy policy” (PDF: 75KB)
    The Oriental Economist, Energy, Vol. 78, No. 5, May 2010, pp. 9-11.
  • “Power to the People: New Developments in Japan’s Electricity Market?”
    Success Stories Japan, A Specialist Offers Advice, September 2008, pp. 5–8.
  • “National Energy Policy: Japan.”
    Encyclopedia of Energy, Ed. Cutler J. Cleveland, Elsevier, Vol. 4, 2004, pp. 159-171. 6 vols. (website)