GRIPS Seminar in Economics / Graduate Seminar Class

Fall 2009

Date/Time/Room

Speaker

Presentation Title

Note

Sept 16 (Wed)

17:00-18:30

Room: G (5th floor)

Prof. Anming Zhang

University of British Columbia

Airline Emission Charges: Effects on Airfares, Service Quality, and Aircraft Design

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Sept 30 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: G (5th floor)

Prof. Charles Yuji Horioka
Osaka University

An International Comparison of Altruism, Bequest Motives, and Parent-Child Relations

 

Oct 2 (Fri)

16:40-18:00

Room: G (5th floor)

Dr. Marcus Noland

Peterson Institute for International      Economics (USA)

Reform from Below: Behavioral and Institutional Change in North Korea

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Oct 14 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Canceled

Dr. Fan Zhai

Asian Development Bank Institute

Armington Meets Melitz: Introducing Firm

Heterogeneity in a Global CGE Model of Trade

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Canceled

Oct 21 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: A (5th floor)

Prof. Jim Albrecht/Susan Vroman

Georgetown University (USA)

Search by Committee

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Oct 28 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: A (5th floor)

Prof. Wade Pfau

GRIPS

The Portfolio Size Effect and Lifecycle Asset Allocation Funds: A Different Perspective

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Nov 11 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: A (5th floor)

Dr. Heather Montgomery
International Christian University

Interest Rate
Debates in Microfinance

 

Nov 18 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: A (5th floor)

Prof. Ryuichi Tanaka

Tokyo Institute of Technology

 Industry Choice and the Returns to Education

 

Nov 25 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: A (5th floor)

Prof. Timothy Halliday

University of Hawaii

Health Inequality over the Life-Cycle

 

Dec 2 (Wed)

10:40-12:10

Room: H (5th floor)

Prof. Benjamin Templin
Thomas Jefferson School of Law

The Political Economy of Government Investment

 

Dec 2 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: A (5th floor)

Prof OKANO, Eiji

Chiba Keizai University

The Role of Optimal Fiscal Policy in a Currency Union

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Dec 3 (Thr)

16:40-18:00

Room: TBA (5th floor)

Dr. Lise Tole

University of Strathclyde, (U.K.)

Estimating the Impact on Efficiency from Voluntary Regulation: An Empirical Study of the Global Copper Mining Industry

 

Dec 9 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: A (5th floor)

Prof Toni Braun

University of Tokyo

TBA

 

Dec 16 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: A (5th floor)

Prof. Chung-Ming Kuan

Academia Sinica &

National Taiwan University

Treatment Effects of National Health Insurance on Precautionary Saving: New Evidence from Taiwan

 

 

 

 

 

This seminar series is sponsored by the Graduate Seminar Class and the GRIPS research project “Advancement of Public-Economics and Economic-Policy Research” led by Prof. Takashi Fukushima.

Last update: Sept 22, 2009

 

Past Seminars: Spring 2009  Fall 2008  Spring 2008 

 

 

How to access GRIPS?

 

 

政策研究大学院大学

National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

106-8677
東京都港区六本木 7-22-1

7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-8677, Japan

Tel:+81-3-6439-6000
Fax:+81-3-6439-6010

 

For questions about the seminar, please contact: Prof. Minchung Hsu

Email: minchunghsu@grips.ac.jp