Associates' Panel: Rie Niida (Ministry of Justice); Do Ozaki (MAFF); Hideya Sakyu (METI); Japan’s Economic Reform Agenda


Friday, April 7, 2017, 12:30pm to 2:00pm


Kang Room (S050), CGIS South (Concourse), 1730 Cambridge Street

"Labor Migration and Bilateral Agreements in East Asia"
Rie Niida
Ministry of Justice

"Agricultural Trade Negotiations and Domestic Adjustments: Cases of Sugar and Beef”
Do Ozaki
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)

“Japan’s Labor Market Reforms in Comparative Perspective”
Hideya Sakyu
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Discussant: Mary Alice Haddad
Professor of Government and Chair, College of East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University

Moderator: Susan Pharr 
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University