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The Modern Japanese Economy

Time & Location

November 29, 8pm EDT (November 30, 10am JST)



The Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS) presents a weekly webinar series on Japanese culture and society, Getting to Know Japan Series.

In this session, Mr. Jordan Heiber will provide an introduction to the Japanese economy. Focusing on the post-bubble period, Mr. Heiber will discuss some of the unique characteristics of Japan’s economy, highlighting where he thinks it has succeeded and struggled, and noting the opportunities and challenges for Japan in the years to come. This event will be off-the-record. Questions are encouraged. It will not be recorded.

Click here to register. Visit the YCAPS website to learn more.

The webinar series is supported through the CGP Salary Assistant Grant for U.S.-Japan Community Grassroots Exchange Program.



Jordan Heiber is Deputy Representative at MUFG’s Washington DC Representative Office and a member of the U.S.-Japan Network for the Future. Before joining MUFG, Mr. Heiber worked as a diplomat in the State Department’s Office of Japanese Affairs for several years, as a report for Asahi Shimbun, and as an English Language Instructor in rural Japan.


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