Not Held at Japan Society – Japan’s Economic Future: Policy, Politics, and Producers

October 26, 2006
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Thursday, October 26
8:50 am – 4 pm

Held at Casa Italiana, Columbia University. Reception to follow

Keynote Speakers
Timothy F. Geithner, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Glenn Hubbard, Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

Panel Sessions
Monetary Policy and Exchange Rates
The Political Economy of China-Japan-U.S. Relations
New Approaches to Doing Business: Innovation Japanese Style

Confirmed Speakers
Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University
Shulong Chu, Visiting Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Gerald Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Ernest Higa, President and CEO, Higa Industries; MBA ’76
Robert Hodrick, Nomura Professor of International Finance, Columbia Business School
Takatoshi Ito, Professor, Faculty of Economics and Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of  Tokyo
Susumu Kato, President and CEO, Sumitomo Corporation of America
Alicia Ogawa, Director of the Program on Alternative Investments, CJEB, Columbia Business School; Hugh Patrick, Director, CJEB, Columbia Business School
Paul Sheard, Global Chief Economist, Lehman Brothers
Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia University
Akihiko Tanaka, Professor of International Politics, The University of Tokyo
Hiroshi Ukawa, Vice President and General Manager, Corporate Planning Division, Canon U.S.A., Inc.
David Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy, Columbia University.

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