Seminar: Where is Japan’s Economy Going? What Will the Shape of Japan’s Political-Economic Regime Be in the Nearest Future?

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Brownbag Seminar by Takayuki Sakamoto

When: Sep 28 2007 (All day)
Where: JAB 3012 (3rd Floor) noon - 1:00 pm
What:

Dr. Sakamoto will talk about part of his current
research on
Japan's ongoing
economic reform.He will discuss some
socioeconomic consequences of economic stagnation and reform and factors that
will likely affect the direction and magnitude of reform and the shape of the
Japanese economy in the nearest future.  Dr.
Sakamoto will also touch on the importance of domestic institutions and the
structure of party competition in affecting what kind of reform by policy
makers is possible.

Takayuki
Sakamoto
is assistant professor of political science at Southern
Methodist University. He studies Japanese politics and economy and the
comparative political economy of industrial democracies of North America, the
Pacific, and Western Europe. One of his
current projects examines the nature, magnitude, and consequences of
ongoing economic reforms in Japan.

Primary Contact Info:
Name: Brenda Higashimoto
Phone: 944-7531