Mini Workshop on

"East Asian Economic Development in Historical Perspective"


Center for Economic Institutions (CEI)


Global Center of Excellence (G-COE), Hi-Stat


July 3rd, 2009 (Fri) 10:00~17:30

Venue: 4F Meeting Room, IER, Hitotsubashi University



Preliminary Agenda



10:00-11:00                 Harry Wu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Measuring Quantity and Quality of Chinese Industrial Workforce, 1949-2005 (jointly with Yue Ximing)


11:00-11:10                 Morning Break


11:10-12:10                 Debin Ma, London School of Economics and Political Science, Prices and Exchange Rates in Northern China in 1800-1850: Evidences from the Merchant Account Books      


12:10-12:40                 Discussion


12:40-13:40                Lunch Break


13:40-14:40                 Osamu Saito, Hitotsubashi University, Japan's Historical Occupational Structures


14:40-14:50               Afternoon Break


14:50-15:50                 Jean-Pascal Bassino, Paul Valery University, Market (Dis)integration in Postwar Japan: Evidence from Black Market and Regional Price Data


15:50-16:50                 Yue Ximing, Renmin University of China and Hiroshi Sato, Hitotsubashi University, Evolution of Inequality in China over Past Two Decades (will be available later)


16:50-17:30                Discussion