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Announcing the 2016-2017 Abe Fellows

27-Mar-2017 We are pleased to announce the Abe Fellows and Abe Journalism Fellows for the 2016-2017 cycle. These two programs are designed to encourage research and coverage on topics of pressing global concern. The programs are administered by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) with funding provided by CGP. We encourage you to learn more about the Abe Fellowship Program and the Abe Fellowship Program for Journalists, by visiting their respective program pages. 

Abe Fellows 2016-2017

Nicole Darnell 
Arizona State University
Sustainable Public Procurement in Japanese Local Governments: A Multicity and US Cross-comparative Analysis

Kyunghee Lee 
Michigan State University
Comparative Analysis of the Effects of Poverty on Children's Developmental Outcomes: Japan and the US

Seitetsu Lee
Harvard University
Enforcing the Health System for the Pandemic of Heart Failure in East Asia – A Comparison between Korea and Japan

Adam Liff
Indiana University at Bloomington
Japan and the Evolution of Washington's Post-Cold War Asia-Pacific Strategy

Charles Mooney Jr. 
University of Pennsylvania
Japanese Markets for Private Business Credit: Prospects for Modernizing Japanese Secured Transactions Law

Kunio Nishikawa
Ibaraki University
The Future Direction of Japan's Rice Farming Industry under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Regime: An Approach From California

Shunsuke Tanaka 
The Fletcher School,Tufts University
Clearing the Air: Comparing and Evaluating Environmental Policies in the Automobile Industry in Japan and the United States

Hirofumi Uchida
Kobe University
Research on Startup Finance in the US

Kohei Watanabe
Teikyo University
Food Waste in Japan, US, and Europe - Detailed Grasp of the Magnitude, and Analyses on the Formation of Awareness 

Ryoko Yamamoto
State University of New York, Old Westbury
Global Talents on the Local Job Markets: Academic Globalization and Post-Graduation Decision-Makings Among International Students in Japan and the United States

Abe Journalism Fellows 2016-2017

Nate Berg
Journalist, Freelance
Urbanization, Technology and the Evolution of Japanese Housing

Jonathan Masters 
Deputy Editor/Digital Editorial, Council on Foreign Relations
The Robot Revolution: Will Japan Stay Ahead of the Rest?

Minako Sasako

Staff Writer, International News Department, The Yomiuri Shimbun
Widening Gap and Sustainable Society: Case Study of Sandy Springs

Alana Semuels

Staff Writer, The Atlantic Monthly
Single Mothers in Japan and Sweden and the Strength of the Safety Net