Economy

The U.S.-Japan economic relationship remains key under Trump

Author: Tobias Harris

As Donald Trump prepares to assume office as the forty-fifth president of the United States on January 20, 2017, he will inherit an economic relationship between the U.S. and Japan that is as strong and intertwined as it has ever been. The challenge for the new administration is to preserve and deepen this partnership.

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Trade with Japan is hugely beneficial to the U.S. and Pennsylvania

Author: By Dr. Satu Limaye and Adm. Dennis Blair

Categories: In the News

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election has ignited renewed interest from the American public in weighing the benefits and importance of U.S. engagement in Asia. Let’s look at the facts: Trade, foreign investment, Asian students at American universities, tourism, and even immigration create hundreds of thousands of jobs for Americans.

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What is the future of U.S. policy toward Japan and Korea?

Author: Daniel Bob

Categories: In the News

The Democratic and Republican candidates for president offer starkly different approaches to foreign policy generally and toward Japan and South Korea in particular. This analysis takes a look at what U.S. policy toward both nations could look like under a Hillary Clinton administration or a Donald Trump administration.

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Japan’s steel ceiling and the women cracking it

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: In the News

The election of Renho Murata as leader of the Democratic Party (DP), Japan’s main opposition party, in mid-September, has amplified speculation that Japan could soon elect its first female prime minister. Hers and other high-profile victories represent among the most notable political successes to have been achieved by Japanese women in recent years.

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