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Date January 9 (Fri), 2015, 10:30-17:30
Title PRIMCED International Workshop
Venue

Meeting Room, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University

Speakers and titles

TBA.

Co-sponsor Center for Economic Institutions and Economic Development Workshop
Contact

Takashi Kurosaki (CEI, Hitotsubashi University)

Past Conferences

Date March 8 (Fri) - 9 (Sat), 2013, 10:00-18:00
Place PRIMCED International Workshop(Co-organized by Center for Economic Institutions Institute (CEI)Seminar Workshop) [in English](Program)
Venue Conference Room, 7th Floor, Mercury Tower, Hitotsubashi University (East Campus)
Speakers and titles

Scott Rozelle (Stanford University) TBA, Myung Soo Cha (Yeungnam University) "State Famine Relief as a Cause of the Great Divergence", Keijiro Otsuka (GRIPS) "Cluster-Based Industrial Development in Modern Japanese Economic History and Contemporary Developing Countries", Ethan Ligon (University of California-Berkeley) TBA, Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology) "Disaster, Relocation, and Child Development: Evidence from the Wenchuan Earthquake", Marjorie Pajaron (Stanford University) "Remittances, Informal Loans, and Assets as Risk-Coping Mechanisms: Evidence from Agricultural Households in Rural Philippines", Yoshito Takasaki (University of Tsukuba) "Does Antenatal Care Matter? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Rural Nigeria", Tetsuji Okazaki (University of Tokyo) TBA, Yoshihisa Godo (Meiji Gakuin University) "Economic Growth and Education Stocks in East Asia", Chiaki Moriguchi (Hitotsubashi University) "Taxation and Public Goods Provision in China and Japan before 1850", Kyoji Fukao (Hitotsubashi University) "Regional Inequality in Japan 1890-1940", Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University) TBA.

*Please check the PRIMCED web for the program detail. Every one is welcome but   please send an email to the organizer about participation.

Co-sponsor Center for Economic Institutions
Contact Takashi Kurosaki (CEI, Hitotsubashi University)
Date March 8 (Fri) - 9 (Sat), 2013, 10:00-18:00
Place PRIMCED International Workshop(Co-organized by Center for Economic Institutions Institute (CEI)Seminar Workshop) [in English](Program)
Venue Conference Room, 7th Floor, Mercury Tower, Hitotsubashi University (East Campus)
Speakers and titles

Scott Rozelle (Stanford University) TBA, Myung Soo Cha (Yeungnam University) "State Famine Relief as a Cause of the Great Divergence", Keijiro Otsuka (GRIPS) "Cluster-Based Industrial Development in Modern Japanese Economic History and Contemporary Developing Countries", Ethan Ligon (University of California-Berkeley) TBA, Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology) "Disaster, Relocation, and Child Development: Evidence from the Wenchuan Earthquake", Marjorie Pajaron (Stanford University) "Remittances, Informal Loans, and Assets as Risk-Coping Mechanisms: Evidence from Agricultural Households in Rural Philippines", Yoshito Takasaki (University of Tsukuba) "Does Antenatal Care Matter? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Rural Nigeria", Tetsuji Okazaki (University of Tokyo) TBA, Yoshihisa Godo (Meiji Gakuin University) "Economic Growth and Education Stocks in East Asia", Chiaki Moriguchi (Hitotsubashi University) "Taxation and Public Goods Provision in China and Japan before 1850", Kyoji Fukao (Hitotsubashi University) "Regional Inequality in Japan 1890-1940", Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University) TBA.

*Please check the PRIMCED web for the program detail. Every one is welcome but   please send an email to the organizer about participation.

Co-sponsor Center for Economic Institutions
Contact Takashi Kurosaki (CEI, Hitotsubashi University)
Date March 8 (Fri) - 9 (Sat), 2013, 10:00-18:00
Place PRIMCED International Workshop(Co-organized by Center for Economic Institutions Institute (CEI)Seminar Workshop) [in English](Program)
Venue Conference Room, 7th Floor, Mercury Tower, Hitotsubashi University (East Campus)
Speakers and titles

Scott Rozelle (Stanford University) TBA, Myung Soo Cha (Yeungnam University) "State Famine Relief as a Cause of the Great Divergence", Keijiro Otsuka (GRIPS) "Cluster-Based Industrial Development in Modern Japanese Economic History and Contemporary Developing Countries", Ethan Ligon (University of California-Berkeley) TBA, Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology) "Disaster, Relocation, and Child Development: Evidence from the Wenchuan Earthquake", Marjorie Pajaron (Stanford University) "Remittances, Informal Loans, and Assets as Risk-Coping Mechanisms: Evidence from Agricultural Households in Rural Philippines", Yoshito Takasaki (University of Tsukuba) "Does Antenatal Care Matter? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Rural Nigeria", Tetsuji Okazaki (University of Tokyo) TBA, Yoshihisa Godo (Meiji Gakuin University) "Economic Growth and Education Stocks in East Asia", Chiaki Moriguchi (Hitotsubashi University) "Taxation and Public Goods Provision in China and Japan before 1850", Kyoji Fukao (Hitotsubashi University) "Regional Inequality in Japan 1890-1940", Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University) TBA.

*Please check the PRIMCED web for the program detail. Every one is welcome but   please send an email to the organizer about participation.

Co-sponsor Center for Economic Institutions
Contact Takashi Kurosaki (CEI, Hitotsubashi University)
Date April 6, 2012, 15:00-17:00 (Doors open at 14:30)
  "A New Perspective on Microfinance and Poverty" (in English)
Sponsor Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) (Address: Ark Mori Building, 5F 12-32, Akasaka 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6006 Japan)
Sponsor Institute of Developing Economies-Japan External Trade Organization
Co-sponsor: Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Date September 23-24, 2011, 9:30-18:00
  "International Workshop in Advancing Knowledge in Developing Economies and Development Economics:Towards the Understanding of Institutions in Development" (program)
Speakers Sanoshoin Hall, Hitotsubashi University
Speakers Please see the program above.
Co-sponsor Economics Department, SOAS, University of London/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) "Poverty Reduction, Institutions, Markets, and Policies in Developing Countries: Toward a Theory of Comparative Economic Development"
Contact Takashi Kurosaki (CEI, Hitotsubashi University)
Date December 22nd, 2010, 10:30~17:00
  "Household Vulnerability and Resilience in Developing Countries"(program in Japanese)
Venue 4F Meeting Room, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Speakers Takeshi Sakurai (Hitotsubashi University), Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University), Yasuyuki Sawada (The University of Tokyo), Yoshito Takasaki (Tsukuba University)
Co-sponsor IER Research Seminar/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) "Poverty Reduction, Institutions, Markets, and Policies in Developing Countries: Toward a Theory of Comparative Economic Development"
Contact Takashi Kurosaki (CEI, Hitotsubashi University)
Date December 22nd, 2010, 10:30~17:00
  "Household Vulnerability and Resilience in Developing Countries"(program in Japanese)
Venue: 4F Meeting Room, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Speakers Takeshi Sakurai (Hitotsubashi University), Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University), Yasuyuki Sawada (The University of Tokyo), Yoshito Takasaki (Tsukuba University)
Co-sponsor IER Research Seminar/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) "Poverty Reduction, Institutions, Markets, and Policies in Developing Countries: Toward a Theory of Comparative Economic Development"
Contact Takashi Kurosaki (CEI, Hitotsubashi University)
Date July 16, 2010, 14:00-17:00
Symposium "Towards More Effective ODA Policy through Scientific Knowledge and Evidence" (in Japanese)
Venue The Science Council of Japan (SCJ)
Panelists Shujiro Urata (Waseda University), Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University), Yasuyuki Sawada (University of Tokyo), Tetsushi Sonobe (GRIPS), Tatsufumi Yamagata (IDE/JETRO), etc.
Chair Keijiro Otsuka (GRIPS)
Organizer International Development Committee, The Science Council of Japan
Contact Takashi Kurosaki (CEI, Hitotsubashi University)
Date March 4th, 2010, 10:30~19:30
  Governance, Institutions, and Performance (program)
Venue Sanoshoin Hall, Hitotsubashi University
Speakers Please see the program above
Co-organizers G-COE: Research Unit for Statistical and Empirical Analysis in Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University
Co-organizers G-COE: Research Unit for Statistical and Empirical Analysis in Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University
Date December 20-21, 2009
  FAMILIES, NETWORKS, AND FIRMS (program)
Venue Thammasat Business School, Bangkok, Thailand
Co-organizers The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Copenhagen Business School
INSEAD
Thammasat University
University of Alberta
Date October 2-4th, 2009
  2009 CAED Tokyo Conference
  Program and Papers
Venue Hitotsubashi Memorial Hall, National Center of Sciences Building (2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0003 Japan)
Co-organizers Global COE Program "Research Unit for Statistical and Empirical Analysis in Social Sciences (Hi-Stat) and Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
Co-sponsors Nihon University College of Economics, Gakushuin University Research Institute of Economics and Management, CEI, etc.
Date July 3rd, 2009 (Fri) 10:00-17:30
  East Asian Economic Development in Historical Perspective
Venue 4F Meeting Room, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Speakers Harry Wu, Debin Ma, Osamu Saito, Jean-Pascal Bassino, Yue Ximing
Titles "Measuring Quantity and Quality of Chinese Industrial Workforce, 1949-2005", jointly with Yue Ximing; etc.
Co-organizers Global COE & Hi-Stat
Organizer Kyoji Fukao (Institute of Economic Research)
Date May 22nd, 2009 (Fri) 15:00-18:00
  CEI-RRC Joint International Workshop on Transition Economies
Speaker(1):

Professor Csaba Mako (Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Center for Economic Institutions, IER, Hitotsubashi University)

Title(1)

"Organizational Innovations in Comparative Perspective: The Case of Manufacturing versus Business Service Sectors in Hungary"

Speaker(2)

Professor Scott Gehlbach (Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin)

Title(2) "Does Privatization Increase Mortality?" (abstract)
Organizers Yukinobu Kitamura and Ichiro Iwasaki (Institute of Economic Research)
Date Speaker(1): 
  ”One-day conference "Post-entry performance of firms: survival, innovation and growth”
Venue Sano-Shoin Hall, Hitotsubashi University
Co-organizers     - Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University
    - Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
    - JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) (20243018)
Program committee Program committee: Hiroyuki Okamuro (Graduate School of Economics and CEI/IER), Masatoshi Kato[CEI/IER]
  Click (YouTube)
Date

July 22-24, 2008

  Economic Change Around the Indian Ocean in the Very Long Run

Harvard, Hitotsubashi, and Warwick Conference
Program (PDF/14KB)

Venue The University of Warwick in Venice, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava
Organizer from Hitotsubashi Kyoji Fukao (Institute of Eonomic Research)
May 16, 2008 2008 International Conference on Corporate Governance and Financial Integration in Taipei, Taiwan  
March 31, 2008 Corporate Governance and Politics of Finance ClickClick (YouTube)
Sept 26 2007 Mini-Workshop on Historical Comparison of International Income and Productivities  
Sept 27 2007 China's Industrial Structure and Economic Growth: A Historical Perspective  
Sept 28 2007 Hi-Stat Workshop on Historical Occupational Structures: Asian and European Perspectives  
March 2007 Workshop on Family Firms ClickClick (YouTube)
March 2007 A Comparison of the Productivity of Japanese, Chinese, Korean and European Firms  
March 2006 Institutions, Politics, and Corporate Governance  
February 2004 Hitotsubashi Workshop on Corporate Governance in East Asia  
July 2002 Asian Corporate Governance Network Summer Workshop  
December 2002 Japan and East Asia Corporate Governance Conference  
September 2001 The IMF/CEI conference on Designing Financial Systems in East Asia and Japan