GRIPS Seminar in Economics / Graduate Student Seminar Class /
Public Economics Seminar
Winter/Spring 2014

Date/Time/Room Speaker Presentation Title Note
Mar. 5 (Wed)
16:40 – 17:25
Room 5D
Mudit Kapoor (Indian School of Business) Why so Few Women in Politics? Evidence from India Download the paper
Mar. 5 (Wed)
17:25 – 18:10
Room 5D
Shamika Ravi (Indian School of Business) Women Voters in Indian Democracy: A silent revolution Download the paper
Mar. 7 (Friday)
10:00 – 17:10
Room 3C (3rd floor, GRIPS)
The 6th International Conference of Macroeconomics and Policy
jointly organized by "Workshop of Macroeconomics and Policy" and "Public Economic Seminar" projects
Apr. 9 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Hiroshi Ohashi (University of Tokyo) Effects of Domestic Merger on Exports: The Case Study of the 1998 Korean Automobiles (joint with Yuta Toyama)
Apr. 16 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
No Seminar TBA
Apr. 23 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Michal FABINGER (University of Tokyo) Why are Some Imperfect Competition Models So Much More Tractable than
Others? How to Flexibly Approximate Incidence in Closed Form
(joint with Glen Weyl) Slides
Apr. 30 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Takashi Kano (Hitotsubashi University) Exchange Rates and Fundamentals: Closing a Two-country Model
May 7 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
No Seminar TBA
May 14 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Faculty Presentation TBA
May 21 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Hyunchul Kim (Sungkyunkwan University) Estimation of Store Choice Model with Endogenous Shopping Bundles
May 28 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Juan Pantano (Washington University, St Louis) Social Security Benefits, Life Expectancy and Early Retirement
Download the aper
jointly organized by "Workshop of Macroeconomics and Policy" project
June 4 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Drew Griffen (University of Tokyo) Fertility and Maternal Labor Supply in Japan: Conflicting Policy Goals? Download the paper
June 11 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Nicolas Laurent JACQUET (Singapore Management University) Contract Enforceability and the (In)Efficiency of Worker Turnover
Download the aper
jointly organized by "Workshop of Macroeconomics and Policy" project
June 18 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Takeshi Murooka (University of Munich) Exploitative Innovation Download the paper jointly organized by "Public Economic Seminar" project
June 25 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Yuya Sasaki (Johns Hopkins University) Nonlinear Difference-in-Difference in Repeated Cross Sections with Continuous Treatments (joint with Xavier D'Haultfoeuille and Stefan Holderlein) Download the paper jointly organized by "Public Economic Seminar" project
July 2 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Hitoshi Shigeoka (Simon Fraser University) Do Risk Preferences Change? Evidence from Panel Data Before and after the Great East Japan Earthquake (joint with Chie Hanaoka and Yasutora Watanabe) Download the paper jointly organized by "Public Economic Seminar" project
July 9 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Mitsukuni Nishida (Johns Hopkins University) Performance Dynamics in Retail Expansion and Merger (joint with Nathan Yang) jointly organized by "Public Economic Seminar" project
July 16 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Eric Weese (Yale University) Self-determination and inefficiency: a counterfactual for the Meiji municipal mergers jointly organized by "Public Economic Seminar" project
July 23 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Tomoaki Yamada (Meiji University) Response of Inequality to a Growth Rate Slowdown in Japanese Economy during the Lost Decades  (joint with Nao Sudo and Michio Suzuki)   Slides
October 2 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Tamon Asonuma (IMF) TBA
October 8 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Tomohiro Hirano (U Tokyo) Lean versus Clean in a Rational-Bubble Model
October 22 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Timothy Kam (ANU) Democracy, Public Goods and Private Activity Spillovers Download the paper
October 29 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Tina Kao (ANU) Multiple Equilibria in Oligopolistic Competition
November 5 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Koki Oikawa (Waseda University) Technological Polarization
November 12 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Daiji Kawaguchi (Hitotsubashi University) University prestige, performance evaluation and promotion: Estimating the employer learning model using personnel datasets (with Shota Araki and Yuki Onozuka)
November 19 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Ken Yamada (Singapore Management University) Tracing the Impact of Large Minimum-wage Hikes on Household Welfare in Indonesia Copies of the paper will be put on a table on 9th Fl on 14 Nov
November 26 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Ayako Kondo (Yokohama National University) Inter-industry labor reallocation and task distanceDownload the Paper
December 3 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Kazuki Onji (Osaka University) A nation without a corporate income tax: Evidence from the nineteenth century Japan
December 10 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
TBA TBA
December 17 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Danni Catambay (Hitotsubashi University) Violence and Relative Poverty: A Story of Self-Esteem Download the paper
January 7 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
DongWoo Yoo (West Virginia University) Mapping and Economic Development: Spatial Information Matters Download the Paper
January 14 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Toru Kitagawa (University of College London) Inference about non-identified SVARs Download the Paper
January 21 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Martin Guzman (Columbia University) Pseudo-wealth Fluctuations and Aggregate Demand Effects Download the Paper
January 28 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Izumi Yokoyama (Hitotsubashi University) [CANCELED] The Impact of Tax Reform in Japan on the Work-Hour and Income Distributions of Married Women

Past Seminars: 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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