GRIPS Seminar Series in Economics

 

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

Spring/Fall 2018

Date/Time/Room

Speaker

Presentation Title

Note

----- SPRING 2018 -----

Apr.18 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Daniel Suryadarma (Australian National University)

Skills and Entrepreneurial Success: Evidence from Non-Farm Household Enterprises in Indonesia

Graduate Student Seminar

May 9 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Jesper Bagger (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Equilibrium Labor Allocation and Income Taxation

Graduate Student Seminar

May 10 (Thu)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Enrique Sentana (CEMFI, Madrid)

Dynamic specification tests for dynamic factor models
download paper

Graduate Student Seminar

May 16 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Naijia Guo (Chinese U of Hong Kong)

What makes a successful entrepreneur? The effect of elite college and intergenerational transfer
Abstract
Slides

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

May 29 (Tue)
12:10 - 13:10
Room J (5FL)

YiLi Chien (St. Louis Fed)

Implementing the Modified Golden Rule? Optimal Ramsey Capital Taxation with Incomplete Markets Revisited
download paper

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

May 30 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Katsuya Takii (Osaka U)

Intergenerational Conflict Over Fiscal Consolidation: Evidence from Japan

Graduate Student Seminar

June 6 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Levent Altinoglu (Federal Reserve Board of Governors, US)

Too Correlated to Fail: Bailouts and Systemically Important Institutions
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Graduate Student Seminar

June 8 (Fri)
16:40 - 18:10
Room L (5FL)

Anh Tran (Indiana University)

The Darker Side of Private Ownership: Tax Manipulation in Vietnamese Privatized Firms

Public Economics Seminar

June 13 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

June 20 (Wed)
09:00 - 15:00
JICA Ichigaya

GRIPS TWID Workshop
keynote speaker: Rohini Pande (Harvard University)
Workshop program

Public Economics Seminar

June 27 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Yuya Kudo (IDE-JETRO)

Female Genital Cutting and Long-term Adjustment of Marriage Markets: Evidence from West Africa

Graduate Student Seminar

July 4 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Jinhui Bai (Washington State University)

The Welfare and Distributional Effects of Fiscal Volatility: a Quantitative Evaluation
download paper

Graduate Student Seminar

July 11 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Ping Wang (U of Washington at St. Louis)

Educational Choice, Rural-Urban Migration and Economic Development
presentation slide

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

July 18 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Kwanho Shin (Korea University)

Financial Stress in Lender Countries and Capital Outflows from Emerging Market Economies

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

July 25 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Joseph J. Capuno (University of Philippines)

Physical condition, payments, proximity and other correlates of patient delays in seeking care in the Philippines

Graduate Student Seminar

Aug. 1 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Kai Liu (University of Cambridge)

Estimating the Dynamic Effects of a Job Training Program with Multiple Alternatives

Public Economics Seminar

----- FALL 2018 -----

Oct. 10 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Shintaro Yamaguchi (University of Tokyo)

Why Is Relative Age Effect So Persistent? Roles of Parents, Teachers, and Peers

Graduate Student Seminar

Oct. 17 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Nina Guyon (National University of Singapore)

Biased Aspirations and Social Inequality at School: Evidence from French Teenagers

Graduate Student Seminar

Oct. 24 (Wed)
10:00 - 18:10
Rooms L and M (5FL)

GRIPS-UTokyo: Applied Economics Workshop
keynote speaker: Rajeev Dehejia (New York University)
paper submission (deadline: Sep 9)
program
Venue: GRIPS

Public Economics Seminar and GRIPS-U Tokyo Workshop

Oct. 31 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Nov.1 (Th)
9.15 - 17.30
and
Nov 2 (Fri)
9.15 - 12.40

at GRIPS
(Room 3C, 3FL)

GRIPS-UT Macroeconomics and Policy Workshop
- keynote speaker:
Gueorgui Kambourov (U of Toronto)
Dirk Krueger (U of Pennsylvania)
Zheng Michael Song (Chinese U of Hong Kong)
- program
- Pre-registration before Oct 7 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
University of Tokyo

Nov. 7 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Hiroaki Mori (Hitotsubashi University)

Effects of Universal Early Childhood Education on Adolescent Behavioral Outcomes

Graduate Student Seminar

Nov. 14 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Keisuke Otsu (Keio University)

Population Aging, Government Policy and the Postwar Japanese Economy
download paper

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

Nov. 21 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Hide-Fumi Yokoo (National Institute for Environmental Studies)

Persuasive communications on take-up of a pay sanitation service: Evidence from a randomized field experiment in Indonesia

Graduate Student Seminar

Nov. 28 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

(Cancelled)

Dec. 5 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Dec. 12 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Ami Ko (Georgetown University)

An Equilibrium Analysis of the Long-Term Care Insurance Market
download paper

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

Dec. 18 (Tue)
12:10 - 13:10
Room I (5FL)

Elena Capatina (ANU)

Long-term Care Insurance Reform

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

Dec. 19 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Slesh Shrestha (NUS)

Countering Clientelism: Evidence from Performance-based Incentives for Elected Politicians in India

Graduate Student Seminar

Dec. 26 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

----- 2019 -----

Jan. 2 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

public holiday

no seminar

Jan. 9 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Jan. 16 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Tomohiro Hirano (University of Tokyo)

The Wobbly Economy

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

Jan. 23 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Jan. 30 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Hitoshi Shigeoka (Simon Fraser University)

Welfare competition and electoral cycles: the case of healthcare subsidies

Graduate Student Seminar

Jan. 31 (Thu)
16:40 - 18:10
Room F (5FL)

Shunya Noda (Stanford University)

Large Matchings in Large Markets with Flexible Supply
download paper

Graduate Student Seminar

Feb. 5 (Tue)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Byeong-hyeon Jeong (UCLA)

School Choice in Context: Can Open Enrollment Cure Segregation?

Graduate Student Seminar

Feb. 6 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Akio Yamazaki (University of Calgary)

Environmental Taxes and Productivity: Lessons from Canadian Manufacturing

Graduate Student Seminar

Feb. 8 (Fri)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Abraham Holland (Harvard Kennedy School)

Why give up the ability to choose? Evidence from a Nepalese land allocation program

Public Economics Seminar

Feb. 13 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Drew Griffen (University of Tokyo)

School Based Management and Prosocial Preferences: Experimental Evidence from Burkina Faso

Graduate Student Seminar

Feb. 20 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Feb. 25 (Mon)
10:40 - 12:10
Room J (5FL)

Jonathan Meer (Texas A&M University)

TBA

Public Economics Seminar

Feb 27-28

(Wed-Th)
Room 3C

Computation and Econometrics Workshop
Keynoyte speakers:
Rong Chen (Rutgers U), Arnaud Doucet (U of Oxford),
Pierre E. Jacob (Harvard U), Robert Kohn (U of New SouthWales), Gary Koop (U of Strathclyde)
Workshop program
(Please register by sending an email to "compecono@gmail.com")

Mar. 6 (Wed)
16:40 - 18:10
Room J (5FL)

Emanuele Colonnelli (Chicago Booth)

TBA

Public Economics Seminar

Mar 13 (Wed)
16:40 18:10
Room J (5 FL)

Warn N. Lekfuangfu (Chulalongkorn University)

All you have to do is dream? The roles of aspirations on intergenerational mobility
abstract

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

Mar. 15 (Mon)

 

 

GRIPS-UTokyo: Empirical Microeconomics Workshop

Keynote speaker: Victor Lavy (Warwick/Hebrew University)

Venue: University of Tokyo, Lecture Hall No. 6, International Academic Research Building [MAP]

Registration deadline is Mar. 3; partial participation is welcome.

 

GRIPS-UTokyo Joint Workshop

 

Mar. 21 (Thu)
10:00 - 18:10
Room 3C (3FL)

 

GRIPS-UTokyo: Health Economics Workshop 
Keynote speaker: Joseph Doyle (MIT Sloan) 
Venue: GRIPS, 3C 

Registration deadline is Feb. 21; partial participation is welcome.

GRIPS-UTokyo Joint Workshop

Mar 22 (Fri)
09:30 12:00
13.30 15:45
Room TBA

GRIPS Workshop on Policies in Macroeconomics
speakers:
Serena Rhee (KDI), Svetlana Pashchenko (U of Georgia),
Juliana Yu SUN (SMU), Tomoaki Kotera (BOJ)
Workshop program
Venue: GRIPS

Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policies

Sep 25 (Wed)
TBA

 

GRIPS-UTokyo: Applied Economics Workshop

Keynote speaker: David Card (UC Berkeley)

Venue: University of Tokyo (TBA)

Registration info will be announced; partial participation is welcome.

GRIPS-UTokyo Joint Workshop

 

 

 

 

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Spring/Fall 2016

Spring/Fall 2015

Spring/Fall 2014

Fall 2013   Spring 2013

Fall 2012   Spring 2012

Fall 2011   Spring 2011

Spring 2010

Fall 2009   Spring 2009

Fall 2008   Spring 2008


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