GRIPS Seminar in Economics / Graduate Seminar Class

Spring 2011

Date/Time/Room

Speaker

Presentation Title

Note

April 20 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Tomomi Tanaka

Arizona State University

Does Marriage Work as a Savings Commitment Device? Experimental Evidence from Vietnam

 

April 27 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Chikako Yamauchi

(GRIPS)

Heterogeneity in the Effect of Grants for Loans on Rural Poverty: Evidence from Indonesia's Community-Based Development Program

 

May 11

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Ana Maria Takahashi 

(International Christian University)

 

Gender Salary Differences in Economics Departments
in Japan

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May 18

(Wed)

16:40-17:40

Room: F, 5th floor

Muwali Gaddah (GRIPS)

Progressivity of health care services and
poverty in Ghana

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This seminar will be followed by an information session for the Graduate Seminar Class

May 25

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof. Tsutomu Miyagawa

(Gakushuin University / RIETI)

Product Switching and Firm Performance in Japan

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June 1st

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof. Taiju Kitano (GRIPS)

Did temporary protection induce technology adoption? A study of the US motorcycle industry

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June 8

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof. Yi-Chan Tsai (U of Tokyo)

Technology Adoption, Heterogenous Firms and Economic Growth

 

June 15

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof. Daiji Kawaguchi

(Hitotsubashi University)

School-day reduction, parental background, and students¡¦ time use

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June 22

(Wed)

15:10-16:30

16:40-18:00

Room: L, 5th floor

1. Prof. Nobuhiro Kiyotaki

(Princeton University)

2. Prof. Robert Shimer

(University of Chicago)

1. Financial Crises, Bank Risk Exposure and Government Financial Policy

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2. Dynamic Adverse Selection: A Theory of Illiquidity, Fire Sales, and Flight to Quality

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June 29

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof.Eric Weese (Yale University)

Inefficient Boundaries

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July 6

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof.Thomas Fujiwara 

(Princeton University)

"Voting Technology, Political Responsiveness, and Infant Health: Evidence from Brazil"

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July 13

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof. Minchung Hsu (GRIPS) 

Health Insurance Reform: The impact of a Medicare Buy-In

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July 20

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof. Akiko Maruyama (GRIPS)

"Learning about one's own type in two-sided search"

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This will be a shorter seminar presentation.

July 21

(Thurs)

16:40-18:00

Room: TBA

Dr. Masanori Kashiwagi

European University Institute

Self-fulfilling Beliefs and Bounded Bubbles in the U.S. Housing Market

 

 

 

July 27

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: D, 5th floor

Prof Ron Harstad (University of Missouri)

Political Economy Field Experiments Become Possible

 

Sept. 14

(Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: TBA

Prof. Tue Gorgens (ANU)  TBA

Past Seminars

 

 

 

October 13 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof Hyeok Jeong

GRIPS

Complementarity and Transition to Modern Economic Growth

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October 20 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Mr. Abu Shonchoy

University of New South Wales (Australia)

What is Happening with the Government Expenditure

of Developing Countries - A Panel Data Study

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October 27 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof Xavier de Vanssay

York University (Canada)

A Canadian Cartel Story: Damage, Punishment, and Market Power

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Nov 10 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof Wako Watanabe

Keio University

The Deposit Insurance and the Risk-Shifting Incentive: Evidence from the Blanket Deposit Insurance in Japan

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Nov 12 (Fri)

16:40-18:00

Room: J, 5th floor

Prof Noel Gaston

Bond University and Osaka University

How an Export Boom affects Unemployment

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Nov 24 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof Ching-Jen Sun

Deakin University (Australia)

Production in Advance in Monetary Economies:

Random Matching and Bargaining

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Dec 01 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof CC Yang

Academia Sinica (Taiwan)

On optimum corporate income tax

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Slides

 

Dec 08 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof Selo Imrohoroglu and Prof Ayse Imrohoroglu

University of Southern California (USA)

Sustaining Fiscal Balance in Japan / Firm Level Productivity, Risk and Return

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Re-scheduled

Dec 15  (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof Yili Chien

Purdue University (USA)

Is the Volatility of the Market Price of Risk due to Intermittent Portfolio Rebalancing?

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Dec 17  (Friday)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof Luca Fabbli

Georgetown University

The Effect of Job Flexibility on Female Labor Market Outcomes: Estimates from a Search and Bargaining Model

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Workshop of Macroeconomics and Policies

Dec 22  (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof Jang-Ting Guo

University of California, Riverside  (USA)

Progressive Taxation and Macroeconomic (In)stability with Productive Government Spending

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Jan 11 (Tue)

16:40-18:00

TBA

Mariano Bosch

University of Alicante (Spain)

TBA

Workshop of Macroeconomics and Policies

Jan 14 (Fri)

16:40-18:00

Room: F, 5th floor

Prof Etsuro Shioji

Hitotsubashi University

Effects of External and Fiscal Policy Shocks in Japan: Evidence from an Open Economy DSGE Model with Partial Exchange Rate Pass-through

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Jan 17th (Mon)

16:40-18:00

Room: C, 5th floor

Dr. Fujiwara Ippei

Bank of Japan

Can News be a Major Source of Aggregate Fluctuations? A Bayesian DSGE Approach

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Jan 18 (Tue)

16:40-18:00

Room: D, 5th floor

Prof Ed Vytlacil

Yale University (USA)

NONPARAMETRIC IDENTIFICATION AND ESTIMATION OF A BINARY CHOICE MODEL OF LOAN APPROVAL USING ONLY APPROVED LOANS

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Jan 19th (Wed) 15:00-16:30
Room: C, 5th floor

Ms. Elena Capatina, University of Toronto

Life-cycle Effects of Health Risk

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Job talk

Jan 19th (Wed) 16:40-18:00
Room: F, 5th floor

PHD student seminar

 

 

Jan 26th (Wed) 16:40-18:00
Room: F, 5th floor

PHD student seminar

 

 

Feb 2nd (Wed)

16:40-18:10

TBA

Oyvind ThomassenKatholieke Universiteit Leuven

Product differentiation with variants, and welfare effects of

car model engine options

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Job talk

Feb 9th (Wed)

16:40-18:10

TBA

Jing Zhang (University of Maryland)

The Impact of Water Quality on Health: Evidence from the
Drinking Water Infrastructure Program in Rural China

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Job talk

Feb 16th (Wed)

16:40-18:10

TBA

Naoki Wakamori (University of Pennsylvania)

Portfolio Considerations in Automobile Purchases: An
Application to the Japanese Market

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Job talk

March 8 (Tue)

16:40-18:00

Lecture room E (5th floor)

Prof Gary Hansen

UCLA

Fiscal Policy and Government Debt in Japan: A Neoclassical Perspective

Special lecture

March 9 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Lecture room C (5th floor)

Prof Francesc Ortega

University Pompeu Fabra and CUNY, Queens College

 Immigration, Family Responsibilities and the Labor Supply of Skilled Native Women

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Workshop of Macroeconomics and Policies

March 16 (Wed)

16:40-18:00

Lecture room C (5th floor)

Prof Chang-Ching Lin

Academia Sinica, and

Prof Minchung Hsu

GRIPS

Revisiting Private Health Insurance and Precautionary Saving ¡V A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

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Last update: Aril 08, 2011

 

Past Seminars: Spring 2010  Fall 2009  Spring 2009  Fall 2008  Spring 2008 

 

 

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