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

“The Politics of Agricultural Trade Liberalization: The Case of Japanese Beef”
Do Ozaki
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)

“Japan’s Economic Liberalization 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