Japan in Asia

Japan in Asia


Asia: Opportunity or Obstruction,” conference on Global Economics and Global Security: The Balance in the New Millennium, organized by Joe Nye, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Sept.23, 1999.    

Regionalism and Rivalry: Japan and the United States in Pacific Asia, edited, with Miles Kahler (University of Chicago Press, Chicago), 1993. [Winner of Special Prize, 10th Annual Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize, Foundation for Advanced Information and Research, 1994.]


“Economic Policy in Japan and East Asia,” in Monetary Stability and Economic Growth: A Dialog Between Leading Economists, edited by Robert Mundell and Paul Zak (Edgar Elgar Publ.: Cheltenham, UK, and Northampton, MA), 2002.

"Is Japan Creating a Yen Bloc in East Asia and the Pacific?" in Regionalism and Rivalry: Japan and the U.S. in Pacific Asia, edited by Jeffrey Frankel and Miles Kahler, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1993, 53-85. Reprinted in Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation: Critical Perspectives on the World Economy, P. Drysdale, ed., Routledge, UK, 2007 (January).

"Yen Bloc or Dollar Bloc? Exchange Rate Policies of the East Asian Economies" (with Shang-Jin Wei), in Macroeconomic Linkages: Savings, Exchange Rates, and Capital Flows, NBER - East Asia Seminar on Economics, Vol.3, Takatoshi Ito and Anne Krueger, editors, University of Chicago Press, 1994.

"Is There a Currency Bloc in the Pacific?" (with Shang-Jin Wei), Kirribilli, Australia, 1993; in Exchange Rates, International Trade and the Balance of Payments, Adrian Blundell-Wignall, ed.(Reserve Bank of Australia, Sydney, 1993): 275-308.   Revised as "Is a Yen Bloc Emerging?" Joint U.S.-Korea Academic Symposium, Volume 5, Economic Cooperation and Challenges in the Pacific, Robert Rich, ed. (Korea Economic Institute of America: Washington, D.C., 1995).

"Is a Yen Bloc Forming in Pacific Asia?" in Finance and the International Economy, The AMEX Bank Review Prize Essays, edited by Richard O'Brien, Oxford University Press, UK, 1991, 4-20. Appears in Japanese translation in Monthly Review of the Research Institute of Overseas Investment, Tokyo, February 1992.