GRIPS Seminar Series in Economics


Graduate Student Seminar + Public Economics Seminar + Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy

Spring/Fall 2017

Date/Time/Room Speaker Presentation Title Note
----- SPRING 2017 -----
Apr.12 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Seonghoon Kim (Singapore Management University) The Selection and Causal Effects of Work Incentives on Labor Productivity: Evidence from a Two-Stage Randomized Controlled Trial in Malawi"
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Graduate Student Seminar
Apr.19 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Jay Pil Choi (Michigan State University and Hitotsubashi University) A Model of Patent Trolls
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Graduate Student Seminar
Apr.26 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
May 3 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Public Holiday no seminar
May 10 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Albert Park (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) Is Poverty Destiny: Short- and Long-term Impacts of Multidimensional Childhood Poverty in China Public Economics Seminar
May 15 (Mon) 3rd GRIPS-University of Tokyo joint workshop
keynote speaker: Eric Hanushek (Standford University)
location: University of Tokyo
link to submission and program
sponsored by University of Tokyo
May 17 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Shuhei Takahashi (Kyoto University) The Impact of Taxes and Transfers on Skill Premium Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
May 24 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Naoki Aizawa (University of Minnesota) Local Market Equilibrium and Designs of the Public Health Insurance System Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
May 31 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Tomasz Wozniak (The University of Melbourne) Assessing Monetary Policy Models: Bayesian Inference for Heteroskedastic Structural VARs
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Graduate Student Seminar
Jun. 7 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Anthony Wray (Hitotsubashi University) Childhood health and long-run economic opportunity in Victorian England
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Graduate Student Seminar
Jun. 14 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Eric Weese (Kobe University) Insurgency and Small Wars: Estimation of Unobserved Coalition Structures
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Graduate Student Seminar
Jun. 21 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Jeremy Fox (Rice University) Heterogenous Production Functions, Panel Data, and Productivity Dispersion Public Economics Seminar
Jun. 28 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Junko Koeda (Waseda University) Model based estimation of sovereign default risk Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
July 5 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Jisoo Hwang (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) Transition of Son Preference: Child Gender and Parental Inputs in Korea
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Graduate Student Seminar
July 12 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Shuhei Kitamura (University of Rochester / Osaka University) The Persuasive Role of Public Service Broadcasting: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area Graduate Student Seminar
July 19 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
John Ham (National University of Singapore) The Perils of Relying Solely on the March CPS: The Case of Estimating the Effect on Employment of the TennCare Public Insurance Contraction
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Public Economics Seminar
July 26 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Tomomi Tanaka (World Bank) Monetary and non-monetary poverty in urban slums in Accra: Combining geospatial data and machine learning to study urban poverty
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Graduate Student Seminar
----- FALL 2017 -----
Sep. 8 (Fri)
14:00 – 15:30
Room J (5FL)
Hiroaki Kaido (Boston University) Confidence Intervals for Projections of Partially Identified Parameters
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Public Economics Seminar
Sep.25 (Fri) 4th GRIPS-University of Tokyo joint workshop
keynote speaker: Pierre Azulay (MIT)
location: University of Tokyo
link to submission (deadline on Aug 3, 2017)
link to program
sponsored by University of Tokyo
Oct. 11 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
No Seminar
Oct. 18 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Junichi Yamasaki (Kobe University) Railroads, Technology Adoption, and Modern Economic Development: Evidence from Japan
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Graduate Student Seminar
Oct. 25 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Kanghyock Koh (UNIST) Does a Government Public Transfer Program Crowd Out Intergenerational Transfers?
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Graduate Student Seminar
Nov. 1 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Yusuke Jinnai (International University of Japan) Understanding Job Matching in Online Labor Markets: Evidence from the World's Largest Crowdsourcing Service
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Graduate Student Seminar
Nov.6 (Mon) GRIPS-Hitotsubashi-UTokyo Workshop
keynote speaker: Paul Oyer (Stanford University)
location: University of Tokyo
link to submission (deadline on Sep 8, 2017)
link to program
Nov. 8 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
No Seminar
Nov. 9 (TH)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Zhiwei Xu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) Flight to Housing, Policy Intervention, and Consumption Misallocation
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Nov. 15 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Soohyung Lee (Sogang University) Girls and Boys: Economic Crisis, Fertility, and Birth Outcomes
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Graduate Student Seminar
Nov. 22 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Sangyoon Park (The University of HongKong) When Peers Count: Evidence from Randomized Peer Assignments in the Workplace
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Public Economics Seminar
Nov. 27 (Mon)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Tomomi Tanaka (World Bank) The impacts of conflicts, economic shocks, and death on depression, economic activities and human capital investment in Nigeria Public Economics Seminar
Nov. 29 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Hsuan-Chih Luke Lin (Academia Sinica) College Loans and Post-schooling Skill Accumulation
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Dec. 6 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Chung Tran (Australian National University) Optimal Progressive Income Taxation in Bewley-Grossman Framework
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Dec. 12 (Tue)
12:15 – 13:15
Room J (5FL)
John P. Tang (Australian National University) The Samurai Bond: Credit Supply and Economic Growtth in Pre-War Japan
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Public Economics Seminar
Dec. 13 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Guojun He (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) Environmental Regulation and Firm Productivity in China: Estimates from a Regression Discontinuity Design
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Graduate Student Seminar
Dec. 14 (TH) GRIPS-UTokyo Workshop
keynote speaker: Jessica Pan (National University of Singapore)
location: GRIPS, room 4B (4FL)
link to submission (deadline on Nov 14, 2017)
link to program/registration
Dec. 20 (Wed)
16:00 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Ignacio Gonzalez (American University) ...16.00-17.00

Similan Rujiwattanapong (Aarhus University) ...17.10-16.10

Tobin's Q and Inequality (1st speaker)
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Long-term Unemployment Dynamics and Unemployment Insurance Extensions (2nd speaker)
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
(Note: 2 consecutive talks--one hour each))
Dec. 27 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
----- 2018 -----
Jan. 3 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Jan. 10 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Sujata Visaria (HKUST) Decentralized Targeting of Agricultural Credit Programs: Private Agents or Local Governments? Graduate Student Seminar
Jan. 17 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Hyunjoo Yang (Incheon National University) The Effect of War on Local Collective Action: Evidence from the Korean War
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Graduate Student Seminar
Jan. 24 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
In-Hwan Jo (National University of Singapore) Aggregate Consequences of Credit Subsidy Policies: Firm Dynamics and Misallocation
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Jan. 31 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Masayuki Kudamatsu (Osaka University) Frozen Conflicts: The Impact of Unrecognized States on Post-conflict Recovery Graduate Student Seminar
Feb. 7 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Claire Hsiu-Han Shih (Tunghai University) Long-Term Impacts of Early-life Exposure to Malaria: Evidence from Taiwan's 1950 Eradication Campaign
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Public Economics Seminar
Feb. 14 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Hannes Mueller (IAE-CSIC) The Hard Problem of Prediction for Conflict Prevention
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Public Economics Seminar
Feb. 26 (Mon)
12:10 – 13:10
Room E (5FL)
Junsang Lee (Sungkyunkwan University) Inflationary Redistribution vs. Trading Opportunities
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Feb.28 (Wed)
9.00-6.00pm
Room C (3FL)
3nd KEIO-GRIPS Macroeconomics and Policy Workshop
- keynote speaker: John Jones (FED Richmond) and Giovanni Gallipoli (U of British Columbia)
- program
- location: GRIPS
- Pre-registration before Feb 10 is required. (Due to funding restriction, we cannot offer lunch boxes for participating students.)
- registration link
sponsored by
Macroeconomics and policies conference grant, GRIPS
and
Keio University
Mar.14 (Wed)
8:30 – 17:10
Room 3C (3FL)
5th GRIPS-University of Tokyo joint workshop
keynote speaker: Victor Lavy (U of Warwick)
Invited speaker: Ioana Marinescu (U Penn)
location: GRIPS
link to registration and link to program
Mar. 22 (Th)
12:10 – 13:10
Room J (5FL)
Andrea Raffo (Board of Governors of Federal Reserve System) The Macroeconomic Effects of Trade Policy
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy


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