Economic Affairs

Scholarly Publications

Quechua Oqrakashqa: The Effects of Mining Consortia and Globalization on Local Quechua Communities in the Peruvian Andes

July 2012

Mining consortia play an important part in improving Peru’s world role in the export of precious and base metals and minerals.

European Answers to the Financial Crisis: Social Banking and Social Finance

April 2011

As a result of the crisis, social banking and social finance have become important trends among bank customers in Europe.

The Economic Costs of Korean Reunification

October 2011

This article explores the economic cost of reunification in the context of growing ambivalence in South Korea toward the idea of unity and shifting South Korean policies toward its northern...

News

SPICE and The Stanford Challenge: 30 Years of Educating New Generations of Leaders

August 2007

SPICE was established more than 30 years ago and serves as a bridge between FSI and elementary and secondary schools in the United States and independent schools abroad.

Examining Global Pandemics: Division of Infectious Diseases, Stanford University School of Medicine and SPICE

January 2007

Epidemic infectious diseases have shaped many aspects of ancient and modern history.

Educating the Next Generation: SPICE Perspectives on China and Japan

April 2006

The Stanford Program on International and Cross-cultural Education (SPICE) develops innovative materials on key issues in international affairs for K-14 students in the United States and...

Old Events

Japan's Geological Factors

March 6, 2012

In this lecture, Professor Okimoto discusses how Japan’s geography and geological factors have influenced its economics, society, and culture.

Japan's Modern Economy

March 6, 2012

In this lecture, Professor Okimoto analyzes Japan's SEID model of economic development. In addition, he explores factors behind Japan's economic success as well as its current economic problems.

More than Sports: Using the Olympics to Teach Modern East Asian History

June 8, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/ShtOUZ67F-s Video of Using the Olympics to Teach Modern East Asian History   Webinar Description: From amazing athletic feats to beautiful pageantry, the...

Multimedia

Japan's Geological Factors

March 2012

Video of Japan's Geological Factors - An Interpretive History of Japan, Lesson 1 In this lecture, Professor Okimoto discusses how Japan’s geography and geological factors have influenced its economics, society, and culture.

Japan's Modern Economy

March 2012

Video of Japan's Modern Economy - An Interpretive History of Japan, Lesson 3 In this lecture, Professor Okimoto analyzes Japan's SEID model of economic development.

Japan's Insufficient Demand Problem

February 2017

Under normal circumstances, most people believe that saving is positive. However, high rates of savings can also mean low levels of consumption (spending), and this can hamper economic growth.

People

Mariko Yoshihara Yang Mariko Yang-Yoshihara Instructor, Stanford-Hiroshima Collaboration Project on Entrepreneurship, Instructor, Stanford e-Eiri, Instructor, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability for Eikei University of Hiroshima