For twenty-five years, the preeminent academic center on Japanese business and economics
Established at Columbia Business School in 1986 under the direction of Professor Hugh Patrick, the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) promotes knowledge and understanding of Japanese business and economics in an international context. The Center is a research organization widely recognized for its international programs, which provide prominent speakers from the public and private sectors a forum for collaboration and reflection on Japan, the United States, and the global economy.
In support of its mission, CJEB organizes and supports research projects, workshops, symposia, conferences, scholarly and professional exchanges, and library and computer-based resource initiatives. Core faculty members are Japan specialists drawn from Columbia’s Business School, Law School, School of International and Public Affairs, Economics Department, and the Department of Political Science. Funding is provided by corporate sponsors, foundations, individuals, and University sources.