GRIPS Seminar Series in Economics

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

Spring/Fall 2015

Date/Time/Room Speaker Presentation Title Note
Feb.27 (Friday)
10:00 – 18:00
Room 3C
The 7th International Conference of Macroeconomics and Policy
jointly organized by "Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy" and "Public Economic Seminar" projects
----- SPRING 2015 -----
Apr.8 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Yongsung Chang
(University of Rochester and Yonsei University)
Pareto Weights in Practice: Income Inequality and Tax Reform
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Graduate Student Seminar
Apr.15 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Pei-Ju Liao
(Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Education and Rural-Urban Migration: The Role of Zhaosheng in China Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Apr.22 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
LEUNG Ka Yui Charles (City University of Hong Kong) Flippers in Housing Market Search Graduate Student Seminar

Apr.29 (Wed)

Showa Day --- no seminar ---
Apr.30 (TH)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5F
Myung Hwan Seo
(London School of Economics)
Structural Change in Sparsity
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Public Economics Seminar

May.6 (Wed)

Constitution Memorial Day --- no seminar ---
May.13 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Jay Hong (Seoul National University) Labor-Market Uncertainty and Portfolio Choice Puzzles
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Graduate Student Seminar
May.20 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Alexis Akira Toda (University of California San Diego) Growth, Welfare, and Inequality under Basic Income/Flat Tax Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
May.27 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Do Won Kwak (University of Queensland) Estimating Trade Elasticities Using Product-Level Data
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Graduate Student Seminar
May.28 (TH)
12:10 – 13:20
Room 5F
Kai Zhao (Jackie)
( University of Connecticut )
Employment-Based Health Insurance, Uncertain Medical Expenses, and Aggregate Labor Supply
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
May.29 (FRI)
12:10 – 13:20
Room 5H
Yu-Chin Hsu
( Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Consistent Tests for Conditional Treatment Effects Public Economics Seminar
June.3 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Nuria Rodri´guez-Planas
(City University of New York, Queens College)
Can Parents' Right to Work Part-Time Hurt Childbearing-Aged Women? A Natural Experiment with Administrative Data
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Graduate Student Seminar
June.10 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Ching-Jen Sun (Deakin University, Australia) Designing Fair Tiebreak Mechanisms: The Case of FIFA Penalty Shootouts
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
June.17 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Alexander Wagner (University of Zurich) Immigration and voting for the extreme right
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Graduate Student Seminar
June.24 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Chih-Sheng  Hsieh
(Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Smoking Initiation: Peers and Personality
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Public Economics Seminar
July.1 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
No seminar No seminar
July.8 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
Nobuyuki Hanaki (Aix-Marseille University) Cognitive Ability and Strategic Uncertainty in an Experimental Asset Market
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Graduate Student Seminar
July.15 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
No seminar No seminar
July.22 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
John Tang (Australian National University) The Engine and the Reaper: the Impact of Industrialization on Mortality in Early Modern Japan
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Graduate Student Seminar
July.29 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5J
No seminar No seminar
----- FALL 2015 -----
Sep.30 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5F
Takeshi Murooka (University of Munich, LMU) The Timing of Choice-Enhancing Policies
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Graduate Student Seminar
Oct.7 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Eric Szu-Wen Chou (National National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan) Relational Contracts with Differential Time Preferences Graduate Student Seminar
Oct.14 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Munechika Katayama (Kyoto University) Uncertainty Shocks and the Relative Price of Investment Goods Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Oct.21 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Bouwe Dijkstra (University of Nottingham) Environmental policy and simultaneous incentives for process and product innovation: Theory and empirical evidence
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Graduate Student Seminar
Oct.28 (Wed)
12:10 – 13:10
Room 5I
Sagiri Kitao (Keio University) Quantifying the Cost of Policy Uncertainty and the Cost of Delaying the Reform Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Nov.4 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
David Cashin (Federal Reserve Board of Governors) Take it to the Limit: The Debt Ceiling, Political Brinkmanship, and Treasury Yields Public Economics Seminar
Nov.11 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Nao Sudo (Bank of Japan) Analysis of Great Moderation based on Quantile Regression Approach
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Nov.18 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Sorawoot Srisuma (University of Surrey, UK) Identifying Dynamic Games with Switching Costs
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Public Economics Seminar
Nov.25 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Hitoshi Shigeoka (Simon Fraser University) Can We Steer Income Comparison Attitudes by Information Provision?: Evidence from Randomized Survey Experiments in the US and the UK
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Public Economics Seminar
Dec.2 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Yuki Sato (University of Lausanne) Innovation, Delegation, and Asset Price Swings
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Graduate Student Seminar
Dec.9 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Yohei Okawa (University of Virginia) Welfare implications on Financial Globalization
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Graduate Student Seminar
Dec.16 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Makoto Nakajima (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) Health-Care Reform or Labor Market Reform? A Quantitative Analysis of the A ordable Care Act
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Graduate Student Seminar

Dec.23 (Wed)

Emperor's Birthday --- no seminar ---

Dec.30 (Wed)

New Year Holiday --- no seminar ---
----- 2016 -----
Jan.6 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Stephan Litschig (IAE-CSIC, Barcelona) Long-run Impacts of Intergovernmental Transfers Graduate Student Seminar
Jan.13 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
No seminar No seminar
Jan.20 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Toru Kitagawa (University College London) Who should be treated? Empirical welfare maximization methods for treatment choice
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Graduate Student Seminar
Jan.27 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5D
Jae Won Lee (Seoul National University) Simple Inflation Targeting: An Acceptable Second Best?
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Graduate Student Seminar
Feb.3 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5F
Alexis Le Chapelain (Sciences Po Paris) Estimating students' preferences and bounded rationality in Mexico City
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Mar.2 (Wed)
8.40 – 18:45
 KEIO-GRIPS Macroeconomics and Policy Workshop   
(The 8th International Conference of Macroeconomics and Policy)
supported by "Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy" and "Public Economic Seminar" projects
Mar.10 (TH)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5F
Andrew Patton (Duke University). Time-Varying Systemic Risk: Evidence from a Dynamic Copula Model of CDS Spreads
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Public Economics Seminar
Mar.16 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5F
Reka Juhasz (Princeton University and Columbia University). Temporary Protection and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Napoleonic Blockade
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Public Economics Seminar
Mar.23 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room 5F
Munir Squires (London School of Economics). Kinship Taxation as a Constraint to Microenterprise Growth: Experimental Evidence from Kenya
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Public Economics Seminar


Upcoming Seminars : Spring/Fall 2015

Past Seminars: 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 

How to access GRIPS?

National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677, Japan
Tel:+81-3-6439-6000
Fax:+81-3-6439-6010

Seminar organizers: Dainn Wie, Makoto Hasegawa, Ponpoje Porapakkarm (Poe)