to the Mitsui Life Financial Research Center web site. The Center is located in the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. My name is E. Han Kim and I am the Director of the Center. On these pages you will find information about our objectives and about symposia and research that we are currently sponsoring or have sponsored in the past. You also can obtain information about workshops and papers by the finance faculty at Ross. Finally, if you wish to contact us, we provide a page listing staff and visitors.