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2017

No.34, Economic Development Workshop / CEI Seminar
March 23rd, 2018 (Fri) 10:45-12:15
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker:Junichi Yamasaki (Kobe University)
Title:"Time Horizon of Government and Public Goods Investment: Evidence from Japan"
(Presentation in Japanese)
Organizers: Yutaka Arimoto [IER], Kazuya Masuda [IER]
Host/Co-host: EDW/ CEI 
 
No.33, Health, Development and Labor Workshop
March 22nd, 2018 (Thu) 10:00-18:00 
Venue: Conference Room, 3rd Floor, IER
Health, Development and Labor Workshop
Speakers and Presentation Titles:
1. Kensuke Teshima (ITAM)
“Offshoring Health Risks: The Impact of the U.S. Lead Regulation on Infant Health in Mexico”
2. Teresa Molina (University of Hawaii, Manoa) “Helping Children Catch Up: Early Life Shocks and the Progresa Experiment”
3. Masaru Nagashima (GRIPS)
“Pregnant in Haste? Evidence of Reproductive Behaviours in Uganda”
4. Grant Miller (Stanford University)
“Population Policy, Fertility Decline, and Sex Selection: New Evidence from China under Mao” 
5. Meng Zhao (Gakushuin University)
“Health-Related Income Gaps and the Effectiveness of Redistributive Policies in Japan”
6. Tim Halliday (University of Hawaii, Manoa) “Intergenerational Transfers of Health”
7. Hiroaki Mori (Hitotsubashi University) “Childhood Health and Lifecycle Human Capital Formation"
(Presentation in English)
Host/Co-host: Joint Usage and Research Center (Host) /Industry and Labor Economics Workshop/Center for Research on Contemporary Economic Systems/Economic Development Seminar/CEI Seminar/International Seminar
Organizers: Chiaki Moriguchi(IER)、Ryo Kambayashi(IER)、Hiroaki Mori(Faculty of Economics)and Yutaka Arimoto(IER)
 
No.32, Economic Development Workshop / CEI Seminar
March 16th, 2018 (Fri) 10:45-12:15
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker:Gabriel Ivan Fuentes Cordoba (Tohoku University)
Title:"Does the Recognition of Indigenous Territories Impact Household Economic Situations? Evidence from Western Panama"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Yutaka Arimoto [IER], Takashi Kurosaki [IER] and Kazuya Masuda [IER]
Host/Co-host: EDW/ CEI 
 
No.31, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
March 2nd, 2018 (Fri) 10:45-12:15
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Pierre van der Eng (Australian National University) 
Title:"The Biological Standard of Living in Indonesia during the 20th Century: Evidence from the Age at Menarche"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Kazuya Masuda [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER]
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.30, HIAS Seminar/Economic Development Workshop/CEI Seminar
February 23rd, 2018 (Fri) 10:45-12:15
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Janet Hunter (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Title:"Destruction, tariff suspension and regional rivalry: the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and Japan’s international trade"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Taiji Furusawa [Graduate School of Economics], Chiaki Moriguchi [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER]
Sponsored by: HIAS
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop / CEI
URL:  https://hias.hit-u.ac.jp/indico/category/6/
 
No.29, HIAS Seminar/Economic Development Workshop/CEI Seminar
February 16th, 2018 (Fri) 10:45-12:15 
Venue: Seminar Room 2, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Debin Ma (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Title:"Ideology, Institutions and Quantitative Economic Trends in China in
1850-1950: an Overview" 
(Presentation in English)
Organizer: Kyoji Fukao [IER]
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
URL:  https://hias.hit-u.ac.jp/indico/category/6/
 
No.28, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
January 26th, 2018 (Fri) 10:45-12:15 
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Ryoji KOIKE (Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan)
Title:「1940年代の家計消費の補間」
(Presentation in Japanese)
Organizers: Kazuya Masuda [IER] , Yukinobu Kitamura [IER] 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.27, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
January 19th, 2018 (Fri) 10:45-12:15 
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yuya KUDO (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)
Title:"The Abandonment of Female Genital Cutting and The Long-term Adjustment of Marriage Markets: Evidence from West Africa" 
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Yutaka Arimoto [IER] 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.26, Economic Development Workshop / CEI Seminar
December 22nd, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:15 
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yu SASAKI (University of Tokyo)
Title:"Publishing Nations: Technology Acquisition and Language Standardization for European Ethnic Groups" 
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Yutaka Arimoto [IER] 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.25, CEI Seminar / The Honorary Lecture of EACES's Director-General
December 11th, 2017 (Mon) 18:30-20:00 (Doors open at 18:00)
Venue: Room No. 7091, Building No. 7, Faculty of Economics, Nihon University
Speaker: Dr. Magdolna Sass (Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences / Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest)
Title:"Post-Transition Multinationals: With Special Regard to Hungary" 
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Ichiro Iwasaki [IER] , Shuichi Ikemoto [Nihon University] 
Co-sponsored by: Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University/ Faculty of Economics, Nihon University/ Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Please register by December 5th (Tue), through contacting Professor Shuichi Ikemoto, Faculty of Economics, Nihon University (ikemoto.shuichi@nihon-u.ac.jp)  .
 
No.24, HIAS Seminar, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
December 8th, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:15 
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Stephen SUN (HIAS, Hitotsubashi University)
Title:"Seeds of American Industrialization: A New View From Economic Geography." 
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Yutaka Arimoto [IER] 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop / HIAS
 
No.23, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
November 24th, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:45 
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Zhao Qinghua (World Bank, USA)
Title:“Data Analysis and Development” 
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Xinxin Ma, Saumik Paul [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER] 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.22, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
November 10th, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:15 
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Ian Coxhead (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Title:“‘Jobless growth’ and individual earnings in a developing economy: Indonesia” 
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Saumik Paul [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER] 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.21, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
October 20th, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:15 
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Prachi Gupta (Asian Development Bank Institute)
Title: "Trade Related Channels of Plant-Level Productivity Growth: Role of Tariff Liberalization, Technology Spillovers and Product Variety Growth in Indian Manufacturing"  
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Saumik Paul [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER] 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.20, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
October 13th, 2017 (Fri) 17:00-18:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Kseniia Gatskova (Leibniz-Institute for East and Southeast European Studies Regensburg)
Title: "Doubling Up or Moving Out? The Effect of International Labor Migration on Household Size"  
Abstract
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Kazuhiro Kumo [IER], Ichiro Iwasaki [IER] 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.19, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
October 6th, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:15 
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Sanjay Peters (Columbia University)
Title: "Infrastructure Investment as a Policy Tool to Curb Income Inequality"  
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Saumik Paul [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER] 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.18, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
September 12th, 2017 (Tue) 10:45-12:15
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Kazuo Ogawa (Kansai Gaidai University)
Title: "Inefficiency in Rice Production and Land Use: A Panel Study of Japanese Rice Farmers"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Yutaka Arimoto / Saumik Paul
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.17, Joint Usage and Research Center Programs, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
September 8th, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:15
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Jean-François Mignot (French National Center for Scientific Research)
Title: "Child Adoption in Western Europe, 1900-2015"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Chiaki Moriguchi / Saumik Paul / Yutaka Arimoto
Co-sponsored by: Joint Usage and Research Center Programs / Economic Development Workshop
 
No.15, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
August 2nd, 2017 (Wed) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Lijian Sun (School of Economics, Fudan University)
Title: "Opportunities and Challenges of China’s Bond Markets —Based on an Mainland China- Hong Kong Bond Connect program"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Xinxin Ma [IER], Saumik Paul [IER] and Yutaka Arimoto [IER]
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop 
 
No.14, International Seminar, CEI Seminar
July 25th, 2017 (Tue) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room 2, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Kim, Byung-Yeon (Seoul National University)
Title:"Social Capital and the Informal Economy during Transition"
Presentation in English
Organizers: Ichiro Iwasaki [IER]
Co-sponsored by:  International Seminar 
 
No.13, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 21st, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:15
Venue:  Seminar Room 2, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker:  Jean-Pascal Bassino, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, University of Lyon
Title: “A First Escape from Poverty in Late Medieval Japan, Evidence from Urban Real Wages (1390-1896)”(with Kyoji Fukao and Masanori Takashima)   
Presentation in English
Organizers: Saumik Paul [IER], Kyoji Fukao [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER]
Co-sponsored by:  Economic Development Workshop
 
No.12, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 7th, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:15
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER *Venue has been changed.
Speaker: Rie Muraoka (Japan International Research Center for Agricultural
Sciences, JIRCAS)
Title: “Land Access, Land Rental and Food Security: Evidence from Kenya”
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Yutaka Arimoto [IER] / Saumik Paul [IER]
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.11, Industry and Labor Economics Workshop, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 20th, 2017 (Tue) 17:00-18:30
Venue: Hitotsubashi University Library Conference Room (1F)
Speaker: Jamie McCasland (University of British Columbia) 
Title: “Are Small Firms Labor Constrained?   Experimental Evidence from Ghana”
Presentation in English
Organizers: Mari Tanaka[Faculty of Economics], Ryo Kambayashi[IER], Hiroaki Mori[Faculty of Economics]
Co-sponsored by:  Industry and Labor Economics Workshop / Economic Development Workshop
 
No.10, Joint Usage and Research Center Programs: Workshop on Family and Living Standards in Tokugawa Japan, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 16th, 2017 (Fri)  10:00-13:00
Venue: Seminar Room (3), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker 1:  Satomi Kurosu (Reitaku University)
Title:  “Towards a Spatial Approach to Life Course in Early Modern Japan"
Speaker 2:  Yuzuru Kumon (UC Davis)
Title:  “Why Pre-industrial Japan So Labor Intensive?”
Presentation in English
Organizers: Chiaki Moriguchi [IER], Saumik Paul [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER]
Co-sponsored by: Joint Usage and Research Center Programs / Economic Development Workshop
 
No.9, International Seminar, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 8th, 2017 (Thu) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room 2, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Xiaoyuan Dong (Economics Faculty, The University of Winnipeg)
Title:"How Does Unpaid Care Work Affect Women’s Opportunities and Gender Equality in China?"
Presentation in English
Organizers: Xinxin Ma [IER]、Saumik Paul [IER]、Yutaka Arimoto[IER]
Co-sponsored by:  International Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
 
No.7, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
May 26th, 2017 (Fri) 10:45-12:15 *Time has been changed.
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Johann Caro-Burnett (IDEC-Hiroshima University)
Title: "Optimal Voting Rules in International Organizations, with an Application to the United Nations"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Saumik Paul/Yutaka Arimoto
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.6, Economic Development Workshop/Macro Money Workshop/International Seminar, CEI Seminar
May 12th, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Conference Room, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Abdullah Yavas (School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Title: “Land Share, Mortgage Default, and Loan-to-Value Ratio as a Macro-Prudential Policy Tool”
Presentation in English
Organizers: Saumik Paul[IER], Yutaka Arimoto[IER], Tomohito Okabe[IER], Iichiro Uesugi[IER], Ryo Jinnai[IER]
Co-sponsored by:  Development Workshop /Macro Money Workshop/International Seminar
 
No.5, Economic Development Workshop / International Seminar , CEI Seminar
April 28th, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Cristiano Perugini (University of Perugia)
Title: "Austerity and Gender Inequalities in Europe in Times of Crisis"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Saumik Paul/Yutaka Arimoto
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop / International Seminar 
 
No.4, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
April 14th, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Prasada Rao (The University of Queensland)
Title: "Purchasing Power Parities and Measurement of Global and Regional Inflation, Growth, Inequality and Poverty"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Saumik Paul/Yutaka Arimoto/Kyoji Fukao
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.3, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
April 12th, 2017 (Wed) 9:30-11:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Prasada Rao (The University of Queensland)
Title: "Measurement and Decomposition of Productivity Growth using DEA and SFA"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Saumik Paul [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER], Kyoji Fukao [IER]
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.2, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
April 7th, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Prasada Rao (The University of Queensland)
Title: "Stochastic Frontier Analysis (SFA)"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Saumik Paul [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER]
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.1, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
April 5th, 2017 (Wed) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Prasada Rao (The University of Queensland)
Title: "Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA)"
(Presentation in English)
Organizers: Saumik Paul [IER], Yutaka Arimoto [IER]
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop

2016

No.34, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study(HIAS), CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
March 31, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Thomas Rawski (Professor at University of Pittsburgh/ Adjunct Professor at Hitotsubashi University)
Title: “Coal and Electricity – the Two Faces of Chinese Economic Management”
Presentation in English
Co-sponsored by:  Development Workshop /Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study(HIAS)
 
No.33, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
March 28, 2017 (Tue) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Mattia Fochesato (NYU Abu Dhabi)
Title: "Origins of Europe's North-South divide: Population changes, real wages and the 'Little Divergence' in Early Modern Europe"
(Presentation in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.32, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
March 27, 2017 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Mattia Fochesato (NYU Abu Dhabi)
Title: "Technology, Institutions and Wealth Inequality in the Very Long Run" (joint with Samuel Bowles)
(Presentation in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
Organizers: Yutaka Arimoto and Chiaki Moriguchi [IER]
 
No.31, Joint Usage and Research Center Programs / Hitotsubashi Lunch Seminar / Development Workshop, CEI Seminar
March 15, 2017 (Wed) 12:15-13:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Seiro Ito (IDE-JETRO)
Title: "Evaluating the Impact of Microcredit Schemes Targeted towards the Ultra-Poor in the River Islands of Northern Bangladesh"
Presentation in English
Co-sponsored by: Joint Usage and Research Center Programs / Hitotsubashi Lunch Seminar / Development Workshop
 
No.30, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
March 10, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Saumik Paul (IER) , Kyoji Fukao (IER)
Title: "The Role of Structural Transformation in Regional Productivity Growth and Convergence in Japan: 1874 - 2008" 
(Presentation in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.29, Joint Usage and Research Center Programs, past
February 20, 2017 (Mon) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker:  Shiko Maruyama (University of Technology Sydney)
Title: “Why Are Women Slimmer Than Men in Developed Countries?”
Presentation in English
Co-sponsored by:  Joint Usage and Research Center Programs
 
No.28, past
February 17, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yuichiro Waki (he University of Queensland)
Title: "Fiscal Forward Guidance"  (joint with  Ippei Fujiwara)
(Presentation inEnglish)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.27, past
February 10, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Daichi Yamada (Hokkaido University)
Title: "Negative-Selection Migration, Human Capital Accumulation and Development Trap: Theory and Evidence"
(Presentation in Japanese only)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.26, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
January 30, 2017 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Eric Schneider (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Title: "Disease and Child Growth in Industrialising Japan: Assessing Instantaneous Changes in Growth and Changes in the Growth Pattern, 1911-39" (joint with Kota Ogasawara)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.25, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
January 27, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yuki Higuchi (Nagoya City University)
Title: "Management practices, product upgrading, and enterprise survival: Evidence from randomized experiments and repeated surveys in Vietnam"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.24, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
January 13, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Daichi Shimamoto (Waseda University)
Title: "Identifying and Decomposing Peer Effects in Decision-Making Using a Randomized Controlled Trial"
Presentation in English
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.23, CEI Seminar
January 6, 2017 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Mari Tanaka (Hitotsubashi University)
Title: "Exporting Sweatshops? Evidence from Myanmar"
Presentation in English
 
No.22, Joint Usage and Research Center Programs, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
December 13, 2016  (Tue) 13:00-16:00
Venue: Seminar Room 3, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker 1:  Saumik Paul (Hitotsubashi University)
   Title : “1930-1942: Agrarian Transformation and the Famine in Bengal"
Spealer 2:  Mark Koyama (George Mason University)   
   Title : "Economic Shocks, Inter-Ethnic Complementarities and the Persecution of Minorities: Evidence from the Black Death” (with Noel Johnson and Remi Jebwab)
Speaker 3: Tuan-Hwee Sng (Singapore National University)
   Title :  "State Capacity Under Different Economic Systems” (with Yi Lu and Mona Luan)
Presentations in English
Co-sponsored by:  Joint Usage and Research Center Programs
 
No.21, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
December 9t, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Kensuke Teshima (Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM))
Title: "Offshoring Health Risks: The Impact of the U.S. Lead Regulation on Infant Health in Mexico"
Presentation in English
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.20, Joint Usage and Research Center Programs, CEI Seminar / Japanese Association for Chinese Economy and Management Studies
November 25, 2016 (Fri) 14:30-18:20
Venue: Conference Room, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker 1: Shi LI(Beijing Normal University)
   Title : "Wage Growth and Wage Inequality in Urban China"
Spealer 2: Quheng DENG(Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)    
   Title : "Economic Transition and the Dynamics of Informal Employment in Urban China" 
Speaker 3: Go YANO(Kyoto University)
   Title : "Finance, Institutions and Innovation Activities in China"
Speaker 4: Xinxin MA(Hitotsubashi University)
   Title : "Industry Sectors Segmentation and Wage Gaps between Migrants and Local Urban Residents in China"
Program
Presentation in English
Co-sponsored by: Japanese Association for Chinese Economy and Management Studies, Joint Usage and Research Center Programs
 
No.19, CEI Seminar / Russian Research Center Seminar
November 9, 2016 (Wed) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Tatiana Karabchuk (United Arab Emirates University)
Title:"Fertility and Uncertainty in Modern Russia", with Ekaterina Selezneva
Presentation in English
Co-sponsored by: Russian Research Center Seminar/International Seminar
 
No.18, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
October 21, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yuan Tangjun (Fudan University)
Title: "TBA"
Presentation in Japanese
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.17, Macro Money Workshop, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
October 11, 2016 (Tue) 16:30-
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Makoto Saito (Faculty of Economics)
Title:"On money finance in statistics and practice: A case of the Japanese national accounts during and after the World War II"
Presentation in Japanese
Co-sponsored by: Macro Money Workshop / Economic Development Workshop
 
No.16, past
October 3, 2016 (Mon) 13:30-15:00
Venue: Conference Room, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Shuo Shi (China Center for Economic Studies, Fudan University)
Title:"Economic Transition and Unemployment in China: College Graduate Employment Survey Initiative in China's Household Survey Context"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.15, past
September 28, 2016 (Wed) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Olga Kupets (IER Visiting Faculty)
Title:"Investment in human capital in post-Soviet countries: Why are firms not training more?"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.14, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
September 8, 2016 (Thu) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker:  Rasyad Parinduri (University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus)
Title:"The effects of English as a medium of instruction on earnings: Evidence from Malaysia"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.13, CEI Seminar / Russian Research Center Seminar
August 17, 2016 (Wed) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Byung-Yeon Kim (Seoul National University)
Title:"The Deficiency of Competitiveness: Did Socialism Fail to Foster It?"
Co-sponsored by: Russian Research Center Seminar
 
No.12, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 29, 2016 (Fri) 14:30-16:30
Venue: Seminar Room (3), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Maria Teresa Punzi (WU Vienna University of Economics and Business)
Title:"The shortage of safe assets in the US investment portfolio: Some international evidence"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.11, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 22, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Izumi Shirai (Japan Business History Institute)
Title: 「農作物の産地ブランド形成と地域発展--近代日本における「青森」「津軽」そして「竹館」の林檎を事例に」(presentation in Japanese only)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.10, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 8, 2016 (Fri) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Róbert Gál (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute)
Title: "Pro-Elderly Welfare States of Pro-Child Societies: Incorporating Family Cash and Time into Intergenerational Transfers Analysis"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 9, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 8, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Masato Shizume (Waseda University)
Title: "National Banks in Japan in the Context of Free Banking"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 8, Industry and Labor Economics Workshop, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 28, 2016 (Fri) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Room #118 on the 1st floor of Isono Building
Speaker: Shintaro Yamaguchi (McMaster University)
Title: "Effects of Childcare Expansion on Labor Supply and Home Production"
Co-sponsored by: Industry and Labor Economics Workshop
 
No. 7, Russian Research Center Seminar/International Seminar, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 17, 2016 (Fri) 16:30-18:30
Venue: Seminar Room 1, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Oleksandr Talavera (University of Sheffield, UK)
Title: "Corporate Governance in China: What Do Board Members Interactions Tell Us?"
Co-sponsored by: Russian Research Center Seminar/International Seminar
 
No. 6, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 17, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Akinori Kitsuki (University of Minnesota)
Title: "Seasonal fluctuations in maize prices and household consumption in Zambia" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 5, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 10, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room 2, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Lata Gangadharan (Monash University)
Title: "Equality concerns and the limits of self-governance in heterogeneous populations"(in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 4, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 3, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Kenmei Tsubota (IDE-JETRO/Visiting Fellow at King's India Institute, KCL)
Title: "Partition, Independence, and Population Geography in Bengal" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 3, HIAS Seminar, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
May 27, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Pushkar Maitra (Monash University)
Title: "Social Networks, Political Engagement and Public Goods Provision" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: HIAS Seminar, Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 2, HIAS Seminar, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
May 20, 2016 (Fri) 13:30-15:00
Venue: Room 517, Faculty Building 2
Speaker: Peter Lindert (UC Davis)
Title: "Who Could Consume More before 1914?" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: HIAS Seminar, Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 1, Macro-Finance Workshop, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
April 19, 2016 (Tue) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Kris Mitchener (University of California, Santa Clara)
Title: "Swords into Bank Shares: Finance, Conflict and Political Reform in Meiji Japan" (joint with Saumitra Jha and Masanori Takashima) (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Macro-Finance Workshop, Economic Development Workshop

2015

No.20, Joint Usage and Research Center Programs Seminar , CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
March 31, 2016 (Thu) 15:00-16:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Saumik Paul (The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus)
Title: "Understanding the heterogeneity of income growth across income quantiles in Japan" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Joint Usage and Research Center Programs Seminar, Economic Development Workshop
 
No.19, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
January 29, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yoshito Takasaki (The University of Tokyo)
Title: "Environmental and Economic Determinations of Rain Forest Livelihood Choice: A Community-Level Analysis from Western Amazonia" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.18, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
January 26, 2016 (Tue) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Room #118, Isono Building
Speaker: Hodaka Morita (The University of New South Wales)
Title: "Compensation and Intrinsic Motivation in Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop, Industry and Labor Economics Workshop
 
No.17, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
January 8, 2016 (Fri) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yuya Kudo (IDE-JETRO)
Title: "Malaria Infection and Fetal Growth during the War: Evidence from Liberia" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.16, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
December 11, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Partha Sen (Delhi School of Economics)
Title: "Climate Influence on Crop Yield and its Variability in India" (with Shreekant Gupta and Saumya Verma) (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.15, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop / Japanese Association for Chinese Economy and Management Studies
November 27, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Conference Room, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Shi Li  (Beijing Normal University)
Title: "Changes in income and wealth distibution in China" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop, Japanese Association for Chinese Economy and Management Studies
 
No.14, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
November 13, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Anthony Wray (Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study)
Title: "Childhood Health and Long-run Economic Opportunity in Victorian England" (joint with Krzysztof Karbownik) (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.13, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
October 30, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Philip Brown (The Ohio State University)
Title: "Cultivating Commons: A Very Long-term Study of Warichi Joint Landownership of Arable Land"  (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.12, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
Oct 15, 2015 (Thu) 15:30-17:30
Venue: Conference Room, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Chenggang Xu (The University of Hong Kong)
Title: "China vs. Europe and Japan: a Comparative Institutional Analysis of China’s Institution, Its Origin and Its Evolution" (in English)
 
No.11, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
October 2, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker:Ekaterina Selezneva (Institute for East and Southeast European Studies)
Title: "Attitudes Towards Family and Fertility in Russia: A Closer Look" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: International Seminar
 
No.10, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 24, 2015 (Fri) 16:00-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room (3), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Menno Pradhan (VU University and University of Amsterdam)
Title: "The Impact of Expanding Access to Early Childhood Education Services in Rural Indonesia" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 9, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 22, 2015 (Wed) 17:00-18:00
Venue: Conference Room, 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Anders Frederiksen (Aarhus University)
Title: "Supervisors and Performance Management Systems" (English)
Co-sponsored by: Conference on Tournament/Promotion, and Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 8, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 17, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Shin Kanaya (Aarhus University)
Title: "Estimating the Impact of Means-tested Subsidies under Treatment Externalities with Application to Anti-Malarial Bednets" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 7, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
July 3, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yuya Kudo (IDE-JETRO)
Title: "Levirate Marriage and Widowhood Protection: Evidence from Rural Tanzania" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 6, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 29, 2015 (Mon) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Sau-Him Paul Lau (The University of Hong Kong)
Title: "Mortality Decline, Increased Productivity, and the Ben-Porath Mechanism" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No. 5, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
June 5, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Albert Ka Tsui Cheng (National University of Singapore)
Title: "Closed-Form Approximations to Moment Values of an AR(1) Model in Unit-Root and Stationary Cases" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.4, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
May 25, 2015 (Mon) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Dongwoo Yoo (West Virginia University)
Title: "Labor Market Institutions and Comparative Advantage" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.3, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
May 15, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Juro Teranishi (Hitotsubashi University) 
Title: Japanese title only.  See the Japanese page.  (in Japanese)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.2, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
April 24, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Keisuke Kawata (Hiroshima University)  
Title: "Society and the gender gap in education achievement: Evidence from sub-saharan Africa" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development
 
No.1, CEI Seminar / Economic Development Workshop
April 17, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:30
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Takeshi Aida (GRIPS) 
Title: "Altruism or Exchange?  Experimental Evience on the Motives behind Private Transfers in Sri Lanka" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop

2014

No.23,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
April , 2, 2015 (Thu) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Room 317 on the 3rd floor of Isono building
Speaker: Dmitriy Kvasov (University of Adelaide)
Title: "From Sabotage Games to Border Protection" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Theory Workshop
 
No.22,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
March , 9, 2015 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Hao Dong (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Satomi Kurosu (Reitaku University, IER Visiting Researcher)
Title: "Human Agency and Demographic Behavior in Historical and Comparative Perspective: From Eurasia Project (EAP) to East Asia Project (EAP II)" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.21,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
February , 20, 2015 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Miwa Kana (Kushiro Public University of Economics)
Title: "Child Health and Maternal Labor Force Participation in Sewing and Shoe Manufacturing : A Case Study in Rural Cambodia" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.20,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop/ Joint Usage and Research Center
December, 26, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Dongwoo Yoo (West Virginia University)
Title: "Mapping and Economic Development: Spatial Information Matters."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.19,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop/ Joint Usage and Research Center
December, 19, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Dainn Wie (GRIPS)
Title: "Wage Structure and Gender Earnings Differentials in China and India."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.18,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop/ Joint Usage and Research Center
December, 16, 2014 (Tue) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (3), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Seung-Gyu Sim (University of Tokyo)
Title: "On-the-Job Training and On-the-Job Search: Wage-Training Contrachts in a Frictional Labor Market."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.17,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
November, 21, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (3), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Tina Kao (The Australian National University)
Title: "TBA"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.16,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
November, 14, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Akinori Tomohara (Aoyama gakuin University)
Title: "Does increasing immigration promote inward FDI?: Effectiveness of opening labor and capital markets in Japan."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.15,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
October, 31, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Hisamitsu Saito (Hokkaido University)
Title: "Foreign Multinationals, Selection of Local Firms, and Regional Productivity in Indonesia."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.14,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop/ Center for Inter-generational Studies
October, 24, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Michihito Ando (Uppsala University)
Title: "Dreams of Urbanization: Quantitative Case Studies on the Local Impacts of Nuclear Power Facilities using the Synthetic Control Method."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop and Center for Intergenerational Studies
 
No.13,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop/ Russian Research Center
October, 10, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Imre Fertö(Hungarian Academy of Sciences/Corvinus University of Budapest)
Title: "Will we live without agriculture in the Central and Eastern European countries?"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop and Center for Intergenerational Studies
 
No.12,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
July, 25, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Saumik Paul(The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus)
Title: "The Livelihood Effects of Industrialization on Displaced Households:Evidence from Falta Special Economic Zone, West Bengal."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.11,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
July, 18, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Ming-Jen Lin (NationalTaiwan University)
Title: "Does “in Utero” Exposure to Illness Matter? The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Taiwan as Natural Experiment."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.10,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
July, 11, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Hisaki Kono  (Kyoto University)
Title: "Using DVD Lectures to Improve Academic Performance of Rural High Schoolers."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.9,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
June, 27, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Tuan-Hwee Sng (Singapore National University)
Title: "Unified China, Divided Europe."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.8,  Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar 
June, 20, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yutaka Ariomoto (IDE-JETRO) 
Title: Japanese title only. See the Japanese page. (in Japanese)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.7,  Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar 
June, 16, 2014 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Leigh Shaw-Taylor (University of Cambridge)
Title: "Occupational Structure of the England and Wales c.1381-2011. " 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.6,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
June, 6, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Masamune Iwasawa (Kyoto University) 
Title: How Migrant Heterogeneity Influences the Effect of Remittances on Educational Expenditure: Empirical Evidence from the Cambodian Socio-Economic Survey" (with Mitsuo Inada and Seiichi Fukui)(in Japanese)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.5,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
May, 30, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00  *Date Changed.
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Dongwoo Yoo (West Virginia University) 
Title: "Is the British Colonization Better Than That of the French? A Study of Vanuatu."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.4,  Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar
May, 23, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Manabu Nose (IMF)
Title: "Impact of Aid Quality on Consumption Growth: Labor Market Development after Natural Disaster."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.3,  Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar
May, 16, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Shintaro Yamaguchi (McMaster University)
Title: "Dynamic Effect of Parental Leave Policy on Female Employment."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.2,  CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
April, 25, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yuya Kudo (IDE-JETRO) 
Title: "Religious Teachings as an Agent of Development: Evidence from Early Marriage and Polygamy in Malawi."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.1,  Economic Development Workshop / CEI Seminar
April, 18, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Jungmin Lee (Sogan University) 
Title: "Accounting for Declining Birth Weight."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 

2013

No.22,  Economic Development Seminar/ CEI Workshop 
March, 7, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 *Date Changed.
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Stephen Broadberry (London School of Economics)
Title: "Accounting for the Great Divergence."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.21,  CEI Workshop/ Economic Development Seminar Workshop
February, 28, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Pierre van der Eng (The Australian National University) 
Title: "Value Adding in Indonesian Mining: A Current Issue in Historical Perspective."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.20,  CEI Workshop/ Economic Development Seminar Workshop
February, 27, 2014 (Thu) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay (Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi)
Title: "Female Labor Force Participation and Child Education in India: Evidence from the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.19,  CEI Workshop/ Economic Development Seminar Workshop
February, 7, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Yoshito Takasaki (Tsukuba University)
Title: "Economic and psychological impacts of vocational training among the poor with physical disabilities: experimental evidence from Cambodia."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.18,  CEI Workshop/ Economic Development Seminar Workshop
January, 31, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Nori Tarui (University of Hawaii, Manoa)
Title: "Governing the Resource: Scarcity-Induced Institutional Change." (with James Roumasset) (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.17,  CEI Workshop/ Economic Development Seminar Workshop
January, 24, 2014 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Takahiro Ito (Kobe University)
Title: "Abolishing User Fees, Fertility Choice, and Educational Attainment." ( in Japanese)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.16,  International Workshop
December, 13, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Tue Gorgens (Australian National University)
Title: "Quantifying gains from improvements in the treatment of diabetes."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.15,  Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
November, 15, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Price Fishback (University of Arizona) 
Title: "The New Deal and Agricultural Investments in the 1920s and 1930s." (with Todd Sorensen, Shawn Kantor, and Paul Rhode) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.14,  Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop/ Macro Money Workshop 
November, 11, 2013 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Ronald A. Edwards (Tamkang University)
Title: "Economic Revolution: Song China & England."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.13,  CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
October, 18, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Samuel Amponsah (Visiting Scholar, Research Institute of  Foreign Studies, Tokyo International University) 
Title: "Adverse Selection, Moral Hazard, and Income Effect in Health Insurance: The Case of Ghana."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.12,  Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
October, 4, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: James Fenske (University of Oxford) 
Title: "Labour and Health in Colonial Nigeria."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.11,  CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop/ Center for Intergenerational Studies Workshop 
September, 30, 2013 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Joshua Rosenbloom (University of Kansas) 
Title: "Federal Funding and the Productivity of Academic Chemists."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop, and Center for Intergenerational Studies
 
 
No.10,  CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
September, 27, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Rene A. Belderbos (University of Leuven) 
Title: "Productivity Dynamics and R&D Spillovers in Japanese Manufacturing Industries."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.9,  CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
July, 22, 2013 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER *Venue Changed.
Speaker: Xiaobo Zhang (Peking University/ International Food Policy Research Institute) 
Title: "Cluster-based Industrialization in China." 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.8, Economic Development Workshop/  CEI Seminar Workshop
July, 19, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER 
Speaker: Shuhei Kitamura (Stockholm University) 
Title: "Loyalty and Treason: Theory and Evidence from the Land Reform in Occupied Japan." 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.7,  CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
July, 15, 2013 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Anders Frederiksen (Aarhus University)
Title: "Human Capital and Career Success: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data." (joint with Takao Kato) (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.6, Economic Development Workshop/  CEI Seminar Workshop
July, 8, 2013 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER 
Speaker: Takao Kato (Colgate University and IZA) 
Title: "Good jobs, Bad jobs, and the Great Recession: Lessons from Japan’s Lost Decade." (joint with Ryo Kambayashi)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.5,  CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
June, 21, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER *Venue Changed.
Speaker: Kentaro Fukumoto (Gakushuin University) 
Title: "Political Ticket-fixing" 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.4,  Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
May, 31, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER *Venue Changed.
Speaker: Christopher Spencer (Loughborough University) 
Title: "Alternative Paths of Learning: Standardization and Growth in Britain, 1901-2009" 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.3,  CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
May, 24, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER *Venue Changed.
Speaker: Yuko Mori (JSPS, Hitotsubashi University) 
Title: "Trends in Returns to Education: Transpacific Perspective, 1986-2008 " 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No. 2,  CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
April, 19, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER *Venue Changed. 
Speaker: Tor Ericksson (Aarhus University)
Title: "Life Cycle Development of Obesity and its Determinants" 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.1 CEI Seminar Workshop/Economic Development Workshop
April, 5, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER 
Speaker: Katsuo Kogure (Hitotsubashi University)
Title: "Impacts of Institutional Changes in Cambodia under the Pol Pot Regime." (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 

2012

No.27 Economic Development Workshop/ G-COE Hi-Stat/ CEI Seminar Workshop
March, 15, 2013 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Joint Research Laboratory (1), 3rd Floor, IER  *Venue Changed 
Speaker: Pieter Woltjer (University of Groningen) 
Title: "Declinism vs Americanism: Transatlantic Technology Transfer during the Early Twentieth Century" (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.26 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
Febuary, 18, 2013 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Project Research Room (Room 202) Faculty Building 3 
Speaker: Dongwoo Yoo (West Virginia University)
Title: "Property rights and financial development: the legacy of Japanese colonial institutions"(in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.25 Economic Development Workshop/ Research Institute for Policies on Pension & Aging/ CEI Seminar Workshop
December 10, 2012 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Project Research Room (Room 202) Faculty Building 3 
Speaker: El-hadi Bah (The University of Auckland)
Title: "Constraints to the Growth of Small Firms in Northern Myanmar" (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.24 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
December 7, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 *Date Changed 
Venue: Project Research Room (Room 202) Faculty Building 3 *Venue Changed
Speaker: Osamu Umezaki (Housei University) 
Title: TBA (in Japanese) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.23 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
November 30, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Project Research Room (Room 202) Faculty Building 3 
Speaker: Yasuo Takatsuki (Kobe University) 
Title: "The Rise of the Financial Market in Tokugawa Japan" (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.22 Economic Development Workshop/  CEI Seminar Workshop
November 26, 2012 (Mon) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Project Research Room (Room 202), Faculty Building 3 
Speaker: Leslie Hannah (London School of Economics) 
Title: "The Spread of the Corporation in Asia and the West in 1910" (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.21 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
November 16, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Project Research Room (Room 202), Faculty Building 3 
Speaker: Ann M. Carlos (University of Colorado Boulder) 
Title: Share Portfolios and Risk Management in the Early Years of Financial Capitalism: London 1690-1730 (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.20 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
October 26, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Project Research Room (Room 202), Faculty Building 3
Speaker: Vikas Rawal (Jawaharlal Nehru University) 
Title: "Farm Business Incomes and Cost of Cultivation in Contemporary Rural India"  (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.19 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
October 12, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Project Research Room (Room 202), Faculty Building 3 *Venue Changed
Speaker: Nozomi Abe (University of Tsukuba)
Title: TBA (in Japanese) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
No.18 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
September 28, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Project Research Room (Room 202), Faculty Building 3 *Venue Changed
Speaker: Akira Shibanuma (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies) 
Title: "Improving SMEs’ management and performance through KAIZEN- The roles of entrepreneurs’ human capital and social interactions in the dissemination of good management practices."
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.17 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
August 6, 2012 (Mon) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Minhaj Mahmud (Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, BIDS)
Title: "Travel mode preferences of urban commuters: Evidence from a choice experiment in Bangladesh" (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.16 CEI Seminar Workshop
July 31, 2012 (Tue) 16:00-18:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER 
Speaker: Hee-Dong Yang ( Ewha Womans University)
Title: "Adoption or Rejection of the Upgraded Package Software" (in English)*Title Changed
 
 
No.15 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
July 30, 2012 (Mon) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Meeting Room, 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Takehiko Kariya (Oxford University) 
Title: "Education and Equality (tentative title)" (in Japanese) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.14 Special Lecture on "Economics of Transition"/ CEI Seminar Workshop
July 24, 2012 (Tue) 10:35-12:05
Venue: Seminar Room (3), 3rd Floor, IER 
Speaker: Byung-Yeon Kim (Seoul National University)
Title: "Why Some Countries Succeed but Others Fail: Experiences of the Two Koreas, China, and Russia" 
 
 
No.13 PRIMCED Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
June 29(Fri), 10:00-20:30, 30(Sat) 10:00-18:00, and July 20 (Fri),10:00-17:25, 2012
Venue: Meeting Room, 4th Floor, IER 
Speakers& Titles: See the program (in Japanese) 
 
 
No.12 CEI Seminar Workshop
July 19, 2012 (Thu) 13:00-14:30 
Venue: Seminar Room (3), 3rd Floor, IER *Venue Changed
Speaker: Yuan Tang (Fudan University)
Title: "A PPP Comparison of the Pre-war and Post-war Performance of the Chinese and Japanese Economies" (in English)
 
 
 
No.11 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
July 13, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Takeshi Fujie (Shiga University)
Title: TBA 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.10 Russian Research Center Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
July 3, 2012 (Tue) 16:30-18:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (4), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Byung-Yeon Kim (Seoul National University)
Title: "North Korean GDP: Estimates and Evaluation" 
 
 
No.9 Special Lecture on "Economics of Transition"/ CEI Seminar Workshop
June 26, 2012 (Tue) 10:35-12:05
Venue: Seminar Room (3), 3rd Floor, IER 
Speaker: Byung-Yeon Kim (Seoul National University)
Title: "The Russian Informal Economy: History, Measurements, and Effects" 
 
 
No.8 Economic Development Workshop/ G-COE Hi-Stat/ CEI Seminar Workshop
June 22, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Cayetano W. Paderanga, Jr. (University of the Philippines)
Title: " Some issues in Philippine Economic Development " (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.7 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
June 18, 2012 (Mon) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Yukichi Mano (Hitotsubashi University)
Title: "How Can Micro and Small Enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa Become More Productive? The Impacts of Experimental Basic Managerial Training" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.6 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
June 15, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Hiroshi Shigeoka (Columbia University)
Title: "The Effect of Patient Cost-sharing on Utilization, Health and Risk Protection: Evidence from Japan" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.5 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
May 25, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Masahiro Shoji (Seijo University)
Title: Guilt Aversion and Peer Information in Crime: Evidence from Experiment and Survey Data in a Developing Country 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.4 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
May 11, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Tamas Vanyo (University of Groningen)
Title: "The Legacy of Fortress Europe: Evidence on Trade Diversion from Nazi Germany's Confidential Wartime Foreign Trade Statistics" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.3 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
April 13, 2012 (Fri) 13:00-14:30 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Jonathan Conning (Hunter College, CUNY)
Title: Social Finance (joint paper with Jonathan Morduch)(in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.2 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
April 13, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Hisaki Kono (Institute of Developing Economies) 
Title: http:  Lending Maturity of Microcredit and Dependence on Moneylenders(in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.1 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
April 6, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 *Date Changed. 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Harry X. Wu (Hitotsubashi University) 
Title: Rethinking China's Path of Industrialization  (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 

2011

No.19 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop
February 10, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Masayuki Tanimoto (The University of Tokyo) 
Title: The Role of Housework in Everyday Life: Another Aspect of Consumption in Modern Japan (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.18 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
February 3, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Yoshito Takasaki (University of Tsukuba) 
Title: An efficient nonmarket institution under imperfect markets: Labor sharing for tropical forest clearing (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.17 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI SeminarWorkshop
January 20, 2012 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Juro Teranishi (Nihon University) 
Title: Collectivist and individualist behavior in a comparative historical perspective; community-specific human capital view 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.16 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
December 13, 2011 (Tue) 15:00-16:30
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER 
Speaker: Hak K. Pyo (Seoul National University/CEI) 
Title: A Long-term Dynamic Profile of Educational Attainment in Korea (1911-2010) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.15 Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics Workshop/CEI Seminar Workshop 
December 9, 2011 (Fri) 16:30-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Kiyokazu Ujiie (Tsukuba University) 
Title: TBA (in Japanese)
Co-sponsored by: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics Workshop
 
 
No.14 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
November 25, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 *Date Changed. 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Yuya Kudo (IDE-JETRO) 
Title: Women's Marriage Migration as Old Age Insurance: Evidence from Rural Tanzania (in English)  Abstract
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.13 Economic Development Workshop/ CIRJE of University of Tokyo Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop 
November 7, 2011 (Mon) 16:50-18:30
Venue: Kojima Conference Room (2F), Kojima Hall, Graduate School of Economcs, University of Tokyo, Hongo   
Speaker: Gregg Huff (Oxford University)
Title: Financing Japan's World War II Occupation of Southeast Asia  (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop and CIRJE of University of Tokyo Workshop
 
 
No.12 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop 
October 24, 2011 (Mon) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Masami Imai (Wesleyan University) 
Title: "Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from the Constraints of the Open-Economy Trilemma." (with Peter Hull)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.11 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop 
September 16, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Tue Gorgens (Australian National University) 
Title: "Modelling Health Care Costs and Life Expectancy: Insights from Australian Individual Health Expenditure Data." (tentative title)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.10 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop 
July 15, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Satomi Kurosu (Reitaku University) 
Title: "An Event History Analysis of Divorce: Household and Individual Life Course in Early Modern Rural Japan" (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.9 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar Workshop 
July 8, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Jun Saito (Institute of Developing Economies) 
Title: "Efficiency Analysis of the Banking Industry in the Philippines using DEA method"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.8 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
July 1, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Yoko Kijima(Tsukuba University)
Title: "The Development of Agricultural Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Rice in Uganda" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.7 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Russian Research Center Workshop
June 22, 2011 (Fri) 15:00-17:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Ikka Korhonen(BOFIT) 
Title: "Forecasting Economic Developments in Major Emerging Markets, not rational" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Russian Research Center Workshop
 
 
No.6 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development Workshop
June 17, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Seiro Ito(IDR-JETRO)
Title: "Ramadan School Holidays as a Natural Experiment:Impacts of Seasonality on School Dropout in Bangladesh"(in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.5 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development/ G-COE Hi-Stat Workshop
May 30, 2011 (Mon) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Kedar Nath Singh Yadava (Banaras Hindu University, India) 
Title: "Procedure to Estimate Fecundability of Migrant Couples" 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development  Workshop and G-COE Hi-Stat Workshop
 
 
No.4 Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop
May 13, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Duol Kim (Korea Development Institute) 
Title: "Were Baby Girls More Likely to be Killed for Birth Control in Pre-Modern Asia? : Evidence from Colonial Korea" 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.3 Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop
April 15, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Masaki Nakabayashi(University of Tokyo) 
Title: "Schooling, Employers' Learning, and Internal Labor Market Bias: Wage Dynamics and Human Capital Investment in the Japanese Steel Industry, 1930-1960s" (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.2 CEI Seminar Workshop/ Economic Development
April 8, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: V.K. Ramachandran (Indian Statistical Institute/CEI Hitotsubashi University)
Title: "Financial Liberalization and Rural Banking in India: An Appraisal " (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.1 Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop*Cancelled
April 8, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Tamas Vonyo (University of Groningen, Netherlands)
Title: "The Economics of Wartime Destruction and Post-War Dislocation: Factor Accumulation and Productivity Growth in West German Industry, 1939-1950 " (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 

2010

No.30 Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop*Cancelled
Mar. 18, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Eric Weese (Yale University) 
Title: "Inefficient Political Boundaries: Evidence from Japanese Municipalities" (with Masayoshi Hayashi and Masashi Nishikawa) (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.29 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Mar. 4, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Yukiko Abe(Hokkaido University)
Title: "Regional variations in labor force behavior of women in Japan" (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.28 Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop
Feb. 18, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Osamu Saito (Hitotsubashi University) 
Title: "By-employment in the Comparative History of Occupational Structure: Asia, Continental Europe and England" 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.27 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Feb. 4, 2011 (Fri) 11:00-12:30 *Time changed. 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Yoshihisa Godo(MeijiGakuin University)
Title: "The Role of Education in the Economic Catch-Up: Comparative Growth Experiences from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, and the United States" 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.26 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar
Jan. 28, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Aradhna Aggarwal (University of Delhi) 
Title: "Achieving equity in health through CBHI: A case study of yeshasvini health insurance scheme"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.25 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Jan. 21, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Yoshito Takasaki(Tsukuba University)
Title: "How did Fijian chiefly institutions affect schooling and employment? (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.24Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop
Dec. 20 (Mon) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Soohyong Lee (University of Maryland) 
Title: "Marriage Market Imbalance and International Migration" (with Daiji Kawaguchi) (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.23Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop
Dec. 10 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Katsuo Kogure(Tsukuba University) 
Title: "Dictatorship, Institutional Change, and Economic Performance: Evaluating the Impacts of the Forced Marriage System under the Pol Pot Regime in Cambodia, 1975-1979" (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.22 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Dec. 3 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Kensuke Hirai(Keio University) 
Title: TBA 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.21 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Nov. 29 (Mon) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Hiroyuki Okamuro(Hitotsubashi University)
Title: "Selling, Passing on or Closing? Determinants of Entrepreneurial Intentions on Exit Modes" (with Martina Battisti) (in English) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
The schedule has been changed from Nov. 5. 
 
 
No.20 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Nov. 19 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Hidenobu Okuda(Hitotsubashi University)
Title: "Capital Structure and Investment Behavior of the Listed Companies in Vietnam: Estimation of the Influence of Government Ownership" 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.19 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Oct. 22 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Xin Meng (Australian National University)
Title: "Labour market impact of large scale internal migration on Chinese urban incumbents"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.18 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Oct. 15 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER
Speaker: Masatoshi Kato (Kansei Gakuin University)
Title: "Heterogeneous Exits: Evidence from New Firms" (co-authored with Yuji Honjo) (in English)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.17 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Oct. 8 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Bob Gregory (Australian National University)
Title: "Two for the Price of One: Some Implications of Moving Welfare Entitlements from the Family to the Individual"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.16 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Oct. 1 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Tue Gorgens (Australian National University)
Title: "Stunting and Selection Effects of Famine: A Case Study of the Great Chinese Famine"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.15 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Sept. 7 (Tue) 16:00-17:30
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3th Floor, IER
Speaker: Ajay Singh (Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow)
Title: "Employee Commitment: A Comparative Study of Japan and India across Gender and Age"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.14 Economic Development Workshop/ CEI Seminar/ G-COE Hi-Stat 
Sept. 3 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Stephen Broadberry (University of Warwick) 
Title: "British Economic Growth, 1270-1870" (with Bruce Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton, and Bas van Leeuwen)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop/ G-COE Hi-Stat
 
 
No.13 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Sept. 1 (Wed) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER
Speaker: Philip Clarke (School of Public Health, University of Sydney)
Title: "Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who in this land is fairest of all? Revisiting the extended concentration index"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.12 Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop
Jul. 30 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Jean-Pascal Bassino (University of Montpellier III)
Title: "Economic stagnation, sleep deprivation, and the halt in the secular trend in Japan" (with Noriko Kato)
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.11 CEI Seminar/Economic Development Workshop
Jul. 16 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Fumiharu Mieno (Kobe University)
Title: Foreign Ownership, Listed Status, and the Financial System in East Asia: Evidence from Thailand and Malaysia"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.10 Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop
Jul. 12 (Mon) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: John Nye (George Mason University)
Titel: "Does Fortune Favor Dragons? Cultural Superstition and Investment in Human Capital" (with Noel Johnson) 
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.9 CEI Seminar/ Economic Development Workshop
Jul. 9 (Fri) 10:30-12:00 
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Peter Zeitz (University of California, Los Angels) 
Title: " Short-Run Incentives and Myopic Behavior: Evidence from State-Owned Enterprises in China
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.8  Economic Development/ CEI Seminar Workshop 
June 21 (Mon) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Yasuharu Shimamura (Ritsumeikan University) 
Title: "The Dynamics of Educational Attainment for Orphaned Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Malawi"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.7 CEI Seminar/Economic Development Workshop 
June 18 (Fri) 10:30-12:00
Venue: Seminar Room (5), 4th Floor, IER 
Speaker: Masahiro Shoji (Seijo University) 
Title: "Social Capital Formation in an Imperfect Credit Market: Evidence from Sri Lanka"
Co-sponsored by: Economic Development Workshop
 
 
No.6  CEI Seminar/Economic Development Workshop [in English]
June 8th (Tue) 10:30-12:00
Venue: IER 4th Floor, Seminar Room (5)
Speaker: Tomoya Matumoto (GRIPS Tokyo)
Title: "Can a Small Push Change Farming? Evidence from Experimental Intervention in Maize Production in Uganda"
 
 
No.5
May 25 (Tue) 16:30-18:00
Venue:  Room 307, Faculty Building 3, the East Campus
Speaker: John Brown (Clark University)
Title: "A Ricardian Factor Content Characterization of the Gains from Trade: Evidence from Japan's Opening Up" (with Daniel Bernhofen and Masayuki Tanimoto)
Co-sponsored by Industrial Organizations and Labor Workshop; International Trade and Investment Workshop; Center for Contemporary Economic Systems; Center for Economic Institutions; Global COE at Hitotsubashi University; and TCER. 
 
 
No.4  Workshop on Labor Migrants in Russia and Central Asia
 May 20 (Thu), 14:00-17:00
 Location: Conference room (4F, IER, Hitotsubashi University)
1. Sergei Ryazantsev (Russian Academy of Science/CEI Hitotsubashi Univ.)
"The Modern Migration Policy of Russia: Problems and Necessary Directions of Perfection"
2. Kazuhiro KUMO (IER, Hitotsubashi Univ.)
"Labor Migrants from Tadzikistan: Quantitative Aspects viewed through Micro-Data"
3. Norio HORIE (University of Toyama, co-authored with S. Ryazantsev)
"Central Asian Migrants in Moscow: A Qualitative Survey"
(Co-organized with Russian Research Center, IER, Hitotsubashi University)
 
 
No.3 Workshop on Turkish Historical Statistics
May 17 (Mon), 14:00-18:15
Location: Room 3506 (5F, Mercury Tower, Hitotsubashi University)
Special Lecture (14:20-15:50) “Ottoman Historical Statistics and the Estimation of Per Capita GDP for the Ottoman Empire and Turkey, 1820-1950” by Sevket Pamuk (Professor, Ataturk Institute for Modern Turkish History and Department of Economics, Bogazici University, and Professor and Chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science).
(Co-organized with Economic Development Workshop (Hit-U), the Asian Historical Statistics Project, (Hit-U)., Global COE Program, “Research Unit for Statistical Analysis in Social Sciences” (Hit-U) )
 
 
No.2  April 23 (Friday), 10:30-12:00
Location: Seminar room 1 (3F, IER, Hitotsubashi University)
Speaker: Alessandro Cigno (University of Florence)
Title: "How to Deal with Covert Child Labour and Give Children anEducation in a Poor Developing Country: An Optimal Taxation Problem with Moral Hazard"
 (Co-organized with Economic Development Workshop at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
 
 
No.1 April 12th, 2010 (Mon)  11:00-12:30
Venue: 4F Meeting Room, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University 
Prof. Takashi Kurosaki, Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University 
Title: "Institutions, Market, and Policy in Developing Countries: ResearchProposal toward a Theory of Comparative Economic Development" 
Mr. Jun-wook Shim, Faculty Associate, Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University
Title: "Large Shareholders and Board Members Database in Japanese Listed Companies" 
 

2009

Dec. 12-13, 2009
Prof. Jee-Hyeong Park spoke at the Hitotsubashi COE Conference on International Trade and FDI 2009
 
 
Workshop on Industry and Labor/CEI Seminar/Global COE
Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 16:30-18:00
Venue: Isono building 1st floor Seminar room (2) 
Speaker: Harry Paarsch (University of Melbourne) 
Title: "Using Grid Distributions to Test for Affiliation in Models of First-Price Auctions with Private Values" 
Contact: Hiroyuki Okamuro [Graduate School of Economics]/Masatoshi Kato [CEI, IER]](mkato@ier.hit-u.ac.jp)
 
 
CEI Seminar/ Innovation Forum  (Co-hosted with Center for Research on Contemporary Economic Systems)
Date/Time: Sept. 29, 2009 (Tue) 15:00~18:00
Venue: #2 Small Meeting Room, Isono Hall (1F southern end)
Speaker(1): Roberto Fontana (University of Pavia & Bocconi University, Italy) 
Title(1): ”Demand, Entry and Survival in the Semiconductor Industry” (with Franco Malerba)
Speaker(2): Chih-Hai Yang (National Central University, Taiwan) 
Title(2): "R&D, Technology Imports and Patents in China’s High-tech Industries: Do Patent Reform and Ownership Matter?''
Organizer: Hiroyuki Okamuro (Dpt. of Economics), Tadao Nagaoka (IIR), Masatoshi Kato (CEI) [mkato@ier.hit-u.ac.jp]
 
 
May 12, 2009 (Tue) 16:30-18:00
Speaker: Chulwoo Baek (KISTEP; Center for Economic Institutions, IER, Hitotsubashi University)
Title: "Productivity Growth and Competition across the Asian Financial Crisis: Evidence from Korean Manufacturing Firms" 
Venue: Mtg Room No.2, Isono Hall (Southern end on the 1F)
Co-organized by: Industrial/Labor Workshop and Global COE
Organizers: Hiroyuki Okamuro (Dpt of Economics), Masatoshi Kato (CEI, IER)
 
 
February 23, 2009
Professor Ulrike Schaede (University of California at San Diego)
"The Demise of the Main Bank as a Last Resort:  changes in Corporate Restructuring in Japan, 1981-2007"
Venue: #1 Seminar room, 3rd Fl of IER
Co-hosted by: Innovation Forum, Hitotsubashi University 
 
 

2008

September 3, 2008
Professor James R. Lincoln, University of California, Berkeley

"Innovation and Change in the Process of Alliance Formation in Japanese Electronics Industry"

 
 
June 27, 2008   
Professor Masahiro Watanabe, Rice University
“Equity Issuance and Expected Returns: Theory and New Evidence”
Professor Akiko Watanabe, University of Alberta 
“Style Evolution, Equity Issuance, and International Value Premium” 
 
 
June 17, 2008 
Corporate Governance: The role of Family, CEO, Foreign Investors
 
 
May 28, 2008
Professor Ronald Masulis (Vanderbilt University/Vanderbilt Law School) 
"Corporate venture capital, strategic alliances, and the governance of newly public firms"
Professor Hideo Owan (Aoyama Gakuin University) 
"Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation for Inventors"
Organizers: Yupana Wiwattanatankang(CEI), Sadao Nagaoka (IIR) 
 
 
April 14, 2008
Professor Aditya Kaul (University of Alberta School of Busienss) 
"Flight to Quality and Canadian Mutual Fund Flows"
Venue: Seminar room (1), IER 3F 
 
 

2007

December 11, 2007
Sea-Jin Chang (Korea University Busiiness School)
"Rapid International Expansion Strategy of Emerging Market Enterprises: The Interplay between Speed and Competitive Risks on International Performance"
Associate Professor Ishtiaq Pasha Mahmood (Singapore National University)
"Political Connections and Business Strategy:  The Impact of Types and Destinations of Political Ties on Business Diversification in Closed and Open Political Economic Contexts" 
Pramuan Bunkawanicha (European School of Management)
"Marriage and Network Formation in Family Business Groups"
 
 
October 23, 2007
"Political Instability and Financial Development" 
Professor Jordan Siegel (Harvard Business School) 
Conference Room No.1 on the 12th floor of the Econ Res Bdg, University of Tokyo 
Map: http://www.e.u-tokyo.ac.jp/fservice/address/map.e.htm
 
 
July 11, 2007 
Sea Jin Chang (Korea University)
"Foreign Direct Investment and Technology Spillovers in China"
Fukunari Kimura (Keio University) 

"The Mechanics of Production Network in Southeast Asia: The Fragmentation Theory Approach"

 
 
June 27, 2007
Seminars on Corporate & Banking Systems in Japan
Adrian van Rixtel (European Central Bank and Bank of Spain) 
"A new approach to measure bank competition: An empirical investigation of Japan and seven other industrialised countries"
Hideaki Miyajima (Waseda University)
"Evolution of ownership: The curious case of Japan"
 
 
February 16, 2007
Hun Chang Lee (Korea University)
"The Political Economy of Pre-industrial Trade in Northeast Asia"
 
 
January 10, 2007
Qian Sun (Xiamen University, China)
The choice of foreign primary listing: China's share-issue privatization experience
 
 

2006

November 28, 2006
Gilles Hilary (HKUST)
"Excess Financing and Market Timing" 
Vikas Mehrotra (University of Alberta)
Habitats and Returns Comovement - Evidence from Firms that Switch Exchanges
 
 
November 14, 2006
 -CEI Seminar, Innovation Forum, and Workshop on Industrial and Labor Economics-
 Iain Cockburn (School of Management, Boston University)
Entry, Exit and Patenting in the Software Industry
 
October 17, 2006
 Kwangwoo Park (KAIST)
Agency Conflicts, Financial Distress, and Syndicate Structure: Evidence from Japanese Borrowers
 
 
Pramuan Bunkanwanicha (ESCP-EAP European School of Management)
Big Business Owners and Politics: Investigating the Economic Incentives of Holding Top Office
 
September 26, 2006
Bernardo Bortolotti (Universita di Torino)
The Nontradable Share Reform in the Chinese Stock Market
 
July 12, 2006
Joseph P.H. Fan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
The Emergence of Corporate Pyramids in China
 
May 24, 2006
Jörn Kleinert (Department of Finance, University of Tübingen)
"German Multinationals' Activities in Central and Eastern Europe: Micro Structure and Macro Structure" 
 
February 28, 2006
COE-RES Project
Kotaro Suzumura
"Rational Choice and Revealed Preference after 70 Years"
Juro Teranishi
"Investor Right in Historical Perspective: Globalization and the Future of the Japanese Firm and Financial system"
Noriyuki Takayama
"nenkin seido kaikaku" 
 

2005

December 15, 2005
Vikas Mehrotra (School of Business, University of Alberta)
"Ownership, Foreign Listings, and Market Valuation" Joint with Aditaya Kaul and Blake Phillips 
S. Ghon Rhee (University of Hawaii)
An Anatomy of the Magnet Effect: Evidence from the Korea Stock Exchange High-Frequency Data" 
 
December 12, 2005
Giovanni Barone-Adesi (The Italian University of Switzerland)
"Garch Options in Incomplete Markets" Joint with R. Engle and L. Mancini 
 
November 1, 2005
Aditya Kaul (School of Business University of Alberta)
"Trading Activity and Foreign Exchange Market Quality"
 
Manoj Raj (Singapore National University)
"Appointment of Retired Bureaucrats to Japanese Boards: Further Evidence" Joint with Takeshi Yamada. 
 
October 24, 2005
Ricard Gil (UC Santa Cruz)
"Renegotiation and Relational Contracting" 
 
September 16, 2005
Yishay P. Yafeh (The Hebrew University)
"Business Groups in Emerging Markets: Paragons or Parasities?" Joint with Tarun Khanna
Renee Adams (Stockholm School of Economics)
"Do Directors Perform for Pay?" 
 
August, 15, 2005
Gilles Hilary (The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)
"The Effect of Auditor Choice on Financing Decisions" 
 
July, 12, 2005
Lihui Tian (Peking University)
"Financial Regulations, Investment Risks, and Determinants of the Excess Chinese IPO Underpricing" 
 
June, 17, 2005
Kwangwoo Park (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology: KAIST)
"The Very Dark Side of Internal Capital Markets: Evidence from Diversified Business Groups in Korea" 
 
June, 13, 2005
Zenichi Shishido (Seikei University)
"Firm as an Incentive Mechanism (in Japanese)" reference 
 
May, 25, 2005
Randall Morck (University of Alberta)
"American Zaibatsu " 
 
May, 12, 2005
Hak K. Pyo (Seoul National University)
(Joint seminar with the 21st Century COE Hi-Stat) 
"An Episode of Rapid Productivity Convergence and Stagnation: Korea (1954-2002) " 
 
April, 15, 2005
Gregory F. Udell (Indiana University)
"Does Market Size Structure Affect Competition? The Case of Small Business Lending"
 
 
Willem Schramade (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
"Bond underwriting fees and keiretsu affiliation in Japan" 
 
April, 11, 2005
Yutaka Arimoto (University of Tokyo)
"Risk, Transaction costs, and Geographic Distribution of Share Tenancy: A Case of Pre-War Japan (in Japanese)" 
 
March, 10, 2005
Hiroaki Niihara (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry: RIETI)
"Yushukigyo no Kansatsu niyoru Kigyotochi no Katachi to Honshitsu (in Japanese)" 
 
February, 18, 2005
Kazuki Yokoyama (Nagoya City University)
 "Determinants of Bank Closure During the Banking Panics of 1927 in Japan" (in Japanese) 
 
January, 18, 2005
Jaehong Kim (Handong University)
"Optimality of Entry Regulation under Incomplete Information" 
 
 

2004

December, 20, 2004
Chongwoo Choe (Australian Graduate School of Management and ISER)
"Multinational Transfer Pricing: Tax Arbitrage and the Arm's Length Principle"
"Keeping Two Sets of Books: The Relationship between Tax & Incentive Transfer Prices"
Sisira Jayasuriya (University of Melbourne and ISER)
"International Trade, Resource Degradation and Industrial Pollution in Developing Countries: An Integrated Analysis" 
 
November, 24, 2004
Kyung Suh Park (Korea University)
"Why managerial misconducts persist? The role of controlling shareholders in corporate governance" 
 
Autumn International Forum 
 
October 21, 2004
"Good Governance and Market Discipline as Determinants of Corporate Competitiveness" 
 
July 20, 2004
In-Uck Park (University of Pittsburgh)
"Overcoming Coordination Problem: Dynamic Formation of Networks"
 
Gregory Jackson (Research Institute Change and Organizational Diversity)
"Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity" 
 
July 2, 2004
Makoto Nagaishi (University of Southern California)
"Corporate Culture and Managerial Delegation: A Comparative Study of Japanese and American Multinational Enterprises" 
 
June 11, 2004
(Joint seminar with the 21st Century COE Hi-Stat) 
Hugh Patrick (Columbia University)
"Evolving Corporate Governance in Japan" 
 
June 1, 2004
Hiroyuki Okamuro (Hitotsubashi University)
"Determinants of Successful R&D Cooperation in Japanese Small Business: Impact of Organizational and Contractual Characteristics"
 
Lee Branstetter (Columbia Business School) 
"Is Academic Science Driving a Surge in Industrial Innovation?: Evidence from Patent Citations" 
 
May 28, 2004
Ronald Dore (Visiting researcher at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI))
"On the Corporate Governance of Japan" 
 
May 7, 2004
Yin-Hua Yeh (Fu-Jen Catholic University)
"Commitment or Entrenchment?: Controlling Shareholders and Board Composition" 
 
April 20, 2004
Utpal Bhattacharya (Kelley School of Business, Indiana University)
"When No Law is Better than a Good Law" 
 
April 7, 2004
Lai Si Tsui-Auch (Nanyang Technological University)
"Regional Ethnicity and Strength of Ties: A Comparative Study of Chinese and Indian Entrepreneurs in Singapore" 
 
April 2, 2004
T.J. Wong (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)
"Getting Away from Government: the Formation of Corporate Pyramids in Transition Economy"
 
Kwangwoo Park (Chung-Ang University)
 "Harming Depositors and Helping Borrowers: The Disparate Impact of Bank Consolidation"
E. Han Kim (University of Michigan Business School)
"To Steal or Not to Steal: Firm Attributes, Legal Environment, and Valuation" 
 
Winter Seminars 
 
January 16, 2004
on Corporate Performance and Governance of Firms in Korea and Japan
 
Keun Lee (Seoul National University)
"Corporate Governance and Long Term Performance of the Business Groups: The Case of Chaebols in Korea" 
 
"Institutions and Long Term Performance of Diversification: Case of the Chaboles in Korea"
 
Yasuhiro Arikawa and Hideaki Miyajima (Waseda University)
"Bank-Firm Relationship in the 1990s Japan: Changing Main Bank System, Investment and Corporate Performance" 
 
Kentaro Iwatsubo (CEI Faculty Associate, Hitotsubashi University)
"Foreign Ownership and Corporate Performance in Japan" 
 

2003

December 18, 2003
Dongsoo Kang (Korea Development Institute)
"Key Success Factors in the Revitalization of Distressed Firms: A Case of the Korean Corporate Workouts" 

November 20, 2003
Chongwoo Choe (University of New South Wales)
"Delegated Contracting and Corporate Hierarchies" 
 
Bruno Dallago (Universita di Trento)
"Comparative Economic Systems and the New Comparative Economics"
 
Adrian van Rixtel (European Central Bank)
"The New Basel Capital Accord Its Impact on Japanese Banking: A Qualitative Analysis" 
 
October 1, 2003
Jenny Corbett (Australian National University)
"Where did my money go? Policy approaches to cross-border trade in e-finance in APEC" 
 
September 18, 2003
Howard Stein (Roosevelt University)
"Financial Globalization and Economic Development: Toward an Institutional Foundation" 
 
August 29, 2003
Sung Wook Joh (Korea University)
"Bank loans to distressed firms: cronyism, bank governance and the 1997 Korean economic crisis" 
 
July 31, 2003
Gilles Hilary (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
"Shareholder activism in Japan: social pressure, private cost and organized crime"
 
Sanghoon Ahn (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
"Technology Upgrading with Learning Cost" 
 
July 22, 2003
Megumi Suto (Chuo University)
"Corporate Governance and Social Investment" (in Japanese) 
 
June 19, 2003
Guifen Pei (Hebei University)
"Asset Management Companies in China" (in Japanese) 
 
May 27, 2003
Harry Kitsikopoulos (New York University)
"The cost of enclosure and the benefits of convertible husbandry among peasants holdings in medieval England" 
 
May 22, 2003
Robert Dekle (University of Southern California)
"Exchange Rate Fluctuations, Financing Constraints, Hedging, and Exports: Evidence from Firm Level Data" 
 
April 30, 2003
Randall Morck (University of Alberta)
"Corporate Stability and Economic Growth" 
 
March 25, 2003
Jan Klacek
"Corporate Governance in Czech Republic" 
 
March 18, 2003
Hirofumi Uchida (Wakayama University) 
"Has competition in the Japanese loan market improved?" 
 
March 5, 2003
Ulrike Schaede (University of California, San Diego)
"Why Japan Can't Reform: The Social Contract and Small Firm 
 
March 4, 2003
Mikhail Frolov (Keio University) 
"Matching basic DIS design to country-specific conditions" 
 
February 27, 2003
Christina Ahmadjian (Hitotsubashi University)
"Corporate Governance Reform: Korea and Japan Compared" 
 
January 30, 2003
Pascal Nguyen (WBP Financial Integrator) 
"Macroeconomic risk and Japans banking crisis: Evidence from 3 troubled sectors" 
 

2002

December 18, 2002
Tsun-Siou Lee (National Taiwan University) 
"Can Corporate Governance Variables Enhance the Prediction Power of Accounting-Based Financial Distress Prediction Models?" 
 
November 14, 2002
Stijn Claessens (University of Amsterdam) 
"Bankruptcy Around the World: Explaining its Relative Use" 
 
October 24, 2002
Fukuju Yamazaki (Sophia University)
"Economic Analysis of Bankruptcy Law in Japan (in Japanese)" 
 
September 27, 2002
Yishay P. Yafeh (The Hebrew University) 
"Emerging Market Spreads: Historical and Modern Evidence" 
 
September 10, 2002
Derek C. Jones (Hamilton College)
"The Nature and Determinants of Executive Compensation in Transition Economies" 
 
July 17, 2002
Edward J. Kane (Professor of Boston College)
"How Country and Safety-Net Characteristics Affect Bank Risk-Shifting" 
 
June 21, 2002
Andrew Walter (Senior Lecturer of London School of Economics)
"New Global Financial Regulatory Standards: The Politics of Implementation" 
 
June 11, 2002
Kwangwoo Park (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Missouri at Columbia)
"Do Main Banks Extract Rents from their Client Firms? Evidence from Korea Chaebol" 
 
June 4, 2002
Clive S. Lennox (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
"Opinion Shopping, Audt Firm Dismissals, and Audit Committ 
 
May 24, 2002
Franklin Allen (University of Pennsylvania)
"Corporate Governance and Competition" 
 
April 24, 2002
David Flath (North Carolina State University)
"Distribution Keiretsu, FDI and Import Penetration in Japan" 
 
March 20, 2002
Yishay Yafeh (The Hebrew University)
"Business Groups and Risk Sharing Around the World" 
 
March 5, 2002
Angelo Unite (De La Salle University, Philippine)
"Capital Market Liberalization and Philippine Equity Market: Integration with International Equity Markets" 
 
February 15, 2002
Chongwoo Choe (Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales and University of Sydney)
"Optimal Incentives for Corporate Hierarchies" 
 
January 7, 2002
Ishtiaq Pasha Mahmood (National University of Singapore)
"Two Faces: Effects of Business Groups on Innovation in Emerging Economies" 
 

2001

December 17, 2001
Koutarou Tsuru (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)
"Bank Relationships and Firm Performance: Evidence from Selected Japanese Firms in the Electrical Machinery Industry" 
 
November 12, 2001
Evgeni Peev (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
"Conventional Approach to Corporate Governance Design in Transition Economies: Some Unanswered Questions" 
 
November 6, 2001
Tarun Khanna (Harvard Business School)
"Globalization and Corporate Governance Convergence?: A Cross-Country Analysis" 
 
October 9, 2001
Yoshirou Tsutsui (Osaka University)
"Geographical Segmentation in Japanese Bank Loan Markets" 
 
July 13, 2001
Raja Kali (University of Arkansas)
"Financially Interlinked Business Groups 
 
June 25, 2001
Noel Gaston (Bond University, Australia)
"Implicit Labor Contracts and the Threat of Shareholder Intervention: Theory and Evidence" 
 
June 1, 2001
Kwangwoo Park (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Missouri at Columbia)
"Foreign Ownership and Firm Value in Japan"
 
Takeshi Yamada (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)
"Asset Price Bubbles, Investment, and Liquidity: Evidence from Japan" 
 
Megumi Suto (Chuo University)
"Capital Structure and Corporate Governance before and after the Crisis" 
 
April 19, 2001
James R. Lincoln (University of California, Berkeley)
"The Permeability of Network Boundaries: Strategic Alliances in the Japanese Electronics Industry in the 1990s" 
 
March 13, 2001
Renato E. Reside, Jr. (University of the Philippines) 
"Estimation of the Philippine Government's Contingent Liabilities" 
 
March 5, 2001
T. J. Wong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
"Do External Auditors Perform a Corporate Governance Role in Emerging Markets? Evidence from East Asia 
 
February 13, 2001
Qing-yuah Sui (Yokohama City University)
"Productivity and Best Fund-Raising Skills" 
 
January 29, 2001
Koutarou Tsuru (Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, The Bank of Japan)
"The Choice between Relationship and Arm's Length Lending by Banks under Land Price Fluctuations: Theoretical Considerations and their Implication for Japanese Bank Lending over the Past Two Decades" 
 

2000

December 21, 2000
Shinichi Hirota (Waseda University School of Commerce)
"Employees Discipline Management: An Alternative Mechanism of Corporate Governance"
 
Iwan J. Aziz (Cornell University and Visiting Scholar at the Asian Development Bank Institute)
"Why the Asian Crisis is Different from Most Financial Crises?" 
 
November 20, 2000
Chongwoo Choe (School of Business La Trobe University) 
"Optimal Executive Compensation: Equivalence Results" 
 
October 17, 2000
Miguel A. Garcia-Cestona (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
"Privatization, Golden Shares and Efficiency" 
 
September 14, 2000
S. Ghon Rhee (University of Hawaii) 
"Shareholder Oversight and the Regulatory Environment" 
 
August 1, 2000
Jean Tirole (Institut d'Economie Industrielle (IDEI))
"Corporate Governance"