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Japan after the Bubble

Public Lecture

Wednesday 15th January 2014, 6.30pm to 8pm, New Theatre, East Building, LSE

Speaker: David Pilling

Chair: Janet Hunter

In the 1980s, Japan was supposedly about to take over the world. Since the burst of the bubble in 1990, it has all but slipped from the radar as attention has switched to China. However, its problems, though real, are exaggerated and misunderstood, and Japan remains a key player in the global economy and in global geopolitics.

David Pilling is the Asia Editor of the Financial Times. From 2002-2008, he was the FT's Tokyo Bureau Chief. His book, Bending Adversity, Japan and the Art of Survival is published by Penguin in January 2014.

Professor Janet Hunter is the Saji Professor of Economic History at LSE.

Additional Information

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email arc@lse.ac.uk| or call 020 7955 7615.