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An Agenda for Japan and the United States

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October 20-22, 2006 • Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The ninth annual Japan-U.S. Symposium was held at Wentworth-by-the-Sea in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the site of the treaty negotiations that concluded the Russo-Japanese War in 1905. Sessions considered the ability of Tokyo and New York to maintain their competitiveness as global financial market centers, the impact of Japan’s economic resurgence on U.S.-Japan financial relations, and challenges for monetary policy in the post-quantitative easing/post-Greenspan era. Participants were mostly upbeat about Japan's economic prospects, but highlighted some potential concerns for both Japan and the United States. With regard to financial markets, many expressed concern about aspects of both the New York and Tokyo markets, pointing to London as the emerging global financial market leader. Participants noted that there has been a significant move toward concentration among ...more...

•  How Can Tokyo and New York Ensure Their Competitive Positions in the Future as Global Financial Market Centers?
•  What Is the Impact of Japan's Economic Resurgence on the U.S.-Japan Financial Relationship?
•  Monetary Policy After Greenspan and Quantitative Easing

Symposium Materials
Final Report

We offer our gracious thanks to the 2006 Japan-U.S. Symposium sponsors for their generous support of this year's event. Please click here to view our sponsoring organizations.

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