GRIPS Seminar in Economics / Graduate Student Seminar Class
Fall 2011

Date/Time/Room

Speaker

Presentation Title

Note

September 14 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: Room D, 5F

Tue Gorgens (ANU)

Modelling health care costs and life expectancy: Insights from Australian individual health expenditure data (joint with Philip Clarke, University of Sydney)

 

October  5 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

Andrea Ferrero (NY Federal Reserve Bank)

House Price Booms and Current Account Deficits
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October  12 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

Ayako Kondo (Hosei University)

Effects of Universal Health Insurance on Health Care Utilization, Supply-Side Responses and Mortality Rates: Evidence from Japan
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October  19 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

 no seminar

 

 

October 26 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

Masao Ogaki (Keio University / Ohio State University)

"Cultures, Worldviews, and Intergenerational Altruism"
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November 2 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

Marc Henry (University of Montreal)

Euclidean revealed preferences: testing the spatial voting model
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November 9 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

Tomomi Tanaka (Arizona State Univeristy)

Committing the Uncommitted: Rosca as a Saving Commitment Device for Sophisticated Hyperbolic Discounters

November 16 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

 Mitsuru Katagiri (Bank of Japan)

 A Macroeconomic Approach to Corporate Capital Structure

November 23

NATIONAL HOLIDAY

 

November 30 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

Ponpoje Porapakkarm (University of Macau)

Welfare costs of reclassification risk in the health insurance market
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December 7 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

Masato Nishiwaki (GRIPS)

Horizontal Mergers and Divestment Dynamics in a Sunset Industry
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December 14 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

Ken Yamada (Singapore Management University)

Changing Unchanged Inequality: Higher Education, Aging, and the Japanese Employment System

December 21 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

Shigeki Kano (Osaka Prefecture University)

Air Quality and Birth Outcomes: A Natural Experiment by the Miyakejima Volcano Eruption
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December 28 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

 HOLIDAY

 

January 4 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

 HOLIDAY

 

January 11 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

John B. Jones (SUNY Albany)

Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education: An Exploratory Model
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January 18 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

 In Ho Lee (Seoul National University)

 Forbearance in Prudential Regulation

January 25 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room: 5D

 Michael Edesess (City University of Hong Kong)

 Common Issues of Risk in the Finance, Nuclear Energy, and Climate Change Fields

February 15 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room D

Somnath Basu (California Lutheran University)

The New Economy

February 23 (Thur.)
16:40 - 18:00
Room D

Javier Andres (University of Valencia)

Banking competition, collateral constraints and optimal monetary policy

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March 7 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00

Room D

Michele Cavallo (Federal Reserve Board of Governors)

Measuring oil-price shocks using market-based information

with Tao Wu (IMF)

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March 14 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00

Room D

Debraj Ray (New York University)

Poverty and Self-Control (joint with Doug Bernheim and Sevin Yeltekin)

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March 15 (Thurs.)

16:40 - 18:00

Room D

Joseph Tomlinson

Applying Utility Measurement to Retirement Planning

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March 21 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00

Room D

Francesc Ortega (CUNY)

The Aggregate Effects of International Migration and Trade

joint with Giovanni Peri (UC Davis)

April 4 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00 

TBA

Kul Luintel (Cardiff University)

Financial Structure and Economic Growth

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April 9 (Mon..)
16:40 - 18:00

TBA

Kul Luintel (Cardiff University)

Ideas production, Spillovers and Economic Growth in Emerging economies

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April 18 (Wed.)
16:40 - 18:00 

Room F

Tatsuyoshi Matsumae (ESRI)

How bad was Lehman shock?: Estimating a DSGE model with firm and bank balance sheets in a data-rich environment

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April 25 (Wed.)
Room F

Robert Veszteg (Waseda University)

Public-good games and the Balinese

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May 2 -- No Graduate Student Seminar class --

May 9 (Wed.)
Room F

Cancelled

Ryo Nakajima (Yokohama National University)

Estimating the Effects of Pro-Natal Policies on Residential Choice and Fertility (with Ryuichi Tanaka)

May 16 (Wed.)
Room F

Kentaro Nakajima (Tohoku University)

TBA

May 24 (Thurs.)
Room F

Doug Joines (USC)

TBA

May 30 (Wed.)
Room F

Stephen Hsu (Union Bank)

Gloabl Financial Crisis and Risk Manegement

June 6 (Wed.)
Room F

Hiroaki Kaido (Boston University)

TBA

June 13 (Wed.)
Room F

Sagiri Kitao (CUNY)

TBA

June 22 (Fri.)
TBA

Anastasios Panagiotelis (Monash University)

TBA

July 25 (Wed.)
TBA

Yunfang Hu (Tohoku University)

TBA

Oct. 24 (Wed.)
TBA
Frederico Finan (University of California, Berkeley) TBA

Nov. 28 (Wed.)
TBA

Shamika Ravi (Indian School of Business)

Why an innovative anti-poverty program showed no net impact

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