GRIPS Seminar Series in Economics

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

Spring/Fall 2016

Date/Time/Room Speaker Presentation Title Note
----- SPRING 2016 -----
Apr.6 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
no seminar
Apr.13 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Yi-Chan Tsai (National Taiwan University) Rising wage inequality and the dynamics of optimal taxation with capital-skill complementarity Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Apr.20 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Seongkyu Gilbert Park (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) The power of asking questions: resolving financial market rumors through public inquiries
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Graduate Student Seminar
Apr.25 (Mon)
12:10 – 13:20
Room K (5FL)
Gary Hansen (UCLA and NBER) Neoclassical Models in Macroeconomics
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Apr.27 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Masanori Kashiwagi (Gakushuin University) The Welfare Consequences of a Quantitative Search and Matching Approach to the Labor Market Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
May.4 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Public holiday no seminar
May.11 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Mai Seki (JICA-Research Institute) Technological Progress and Self-reinforcing Degree Inflation in the Canadian Labor Market
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Graduate Student Seminar
May.18 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Shun Wang (KDI School of Public Policy and Management) Note: seminar is canceled
May.25 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Heng Chen ( U of Hong Kong) The Great Famine and Savings Rate in China
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Graduate Student Seminar
Jun.1 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Yongseok Shin (Washington University in St. Louis) The Role of Human Capital in Shaping Immigrant Earnings Graduate Student Seminar
Jun.8 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Keisuke Kawada (Hiroshima University) Measuring Welfare Gain from Non-Farming Jobs in Rural Myanmar: Working Location, Workplace Safety and Compensation Insurance
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Graduate Student Seminar
Jun.15 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Hitoshi Tsujiyama (Goethe University Frankfurt) A General Equilibrium Approach to Decomposing the Wage Inequality Public Economics Seminar
Jun.22 (Wed)
16:00 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
i) Yikai Wang (University of Oslo) ... 16.00-17.00pm

ii) Toshihiko Mukoyama (University of Virginia) ...17.10-18.10pm
i) Will China Escape the Middle-Income Trap? A Politico-Economic Theory of Growth and State Capitalism
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ii) Barriers to Reallocation and Economic Growth: the Effects of Firing Costs
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Public Economics Seminar
(Note: 2 consecutive talks--one hour each)
Jun.29 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Daniel Marszalec (U of Tokyo) Auctions For Complements - An Experimental Analysis
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Graduate Student Seminar
July.6 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Tamon Asonuma (IMF) Sovereign Debt Restructurings: Delays in Renegotiations and Risk Averse Creditors
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Graduate Student Seminar
July.11 (Mon)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Benny Mantin (University of Waterloo) Measuring Competition Intensity and Product Differentiation: Evidence from the Airline Industry
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Public Economics Seminar
July.13 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Yin-Chi Wang (Chinese U of Hong Kong) Universal Health Insurance and Physician Specialty Choice: A Macroeconomic Analysis Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
July.20 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
Booyuel Kim (KDI School of Public Policy and Management) Peer Effects in the Demand for Male Circumcision
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Graduate Student Seminar
July.27 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room J (5FL)
no seminar
----- FALL 2016 -----
Oct.12 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Liran Einav (Standford University) Provider Incentives and Health Care Costs: Evidence from Long-Term Care Hospitals
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Public Economics Seminar
Oct.17 (Mon)
17:00 – 18:30
Room D (5FL)
Joel Slemrod (University of Michigan) The Impact of Public Tax-Return Disclosure Public Economics Seminar
Oct.19 (Wed)
16:00 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
i) Miguel Leon-Ledesma (Kent University) ... 16.00-17.00pm

ii) Joel David (University of Southern California) ...17.10-18.10pm
i) Structural transformation and the real return on capital
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ii) Capital Misallocation: Frictions or Distortions?
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
(Note: 2 consecutive talks--one hour each)
Oct.26 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Yuki Teranishi (Keio University) Liquidity Trap and Optimal Monetary Policy Revisited
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Graduate Student Seminar
Oct.28 (Fri)
8:30 – 12:10pm
1st GRIPS-University of Tokyo joint workshop
keynote speaker: Susan Dynarski (University of Michigan)
location: University of Tokyo, Seminar Rm 3(2 fl), Economics Research Annex (Kojima Hall)
Program
jointly sponsored by
GRIPS' Public Economic Seminar
Nov.2 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Izumi Yokoyama (Hitotsubashi University) What Happened to Wage Inequality in Japan during the Last 25 Years? Evidence from the FFL decomposition method
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Graduate Student Seminar
Nov.9 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Gadi Barlevy (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago) On Interest Rate Policy and Asset Bubbles
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Public Economics Seminar
Nov.16 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Hui He (IMF and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics) The Impact of Rapid Aging and Pension Reform on Savings and Labor Supply: The Case of China
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Public Economics Seminar
Nov.23 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Public Holiday no seminar
Nov.30 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Jinyoung Kim (Korea University) Racing Against Time in Research: A Study of the 1995 U.S. Patent Law Amendment Graduate Student Seminar
Dec.7 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Johann Caro Burnett (Hiroshima University) Optimal Voting Rules for International Organizations, with an Application to the UN
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Graduate Student Seminar
Dec.14 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Zheng Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong) From imitation to innovation: Where is all that Chinese R&D going?
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Dec.16 (Fri)
12:10 – 1:10pm
Room D (5FL)
Elena Capatina (University of New South Wales) Selection in Employer Provided Health Insurance
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Workshop on Macroeconomics and Policy
Dec.21 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Myong-Jae Lee (Korea University) Finding Quantile Gains of Movers with Selection Correction under Heteroskedasticity and Hetero-Correlation
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Graduate Student Seminar
Dec.28 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
no seminar no seminar
----- 2017 -----
Jan.4 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
no seminar no seminar
Jan.11 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
no seminar no seminar
Jan.18 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Hiroko Okudaira (Okayama University) Regulating the Timing of Job Search: Evidence from New College Graduates in Japan
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Graduate Student Seminar
Jan.25 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
Michihito Ando (National Institute of Population and Social Security Research) Heterogeneous Effects of Fiscal Equalization Grants on Local Expenditures: Evidence from Two Formula-based Variations
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Graduate Student Seminar
Feb.22 (Wed)
16:40 – 18:10
Room D (5FL)
i) Lorraine Dearden (University College London)
ii) Bruce Chapman (Australian National University)
Getting Student Financing Right in the USA: Lessons from Australia and England
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Public Economics Seminar
Feb.24 (Fri)
9.00-6.00pm
Room 3C
2nd KEIO-GRIPS Macroeconomics and Policy Workshop
- keynote speaker: Fatih Guvenen (University of Minnesota) and Ayse Imrohoroglu (University of Southern California)
- tentative program
- location: GRIPS (room: 3C, 3 floor)
- Pre-registration is required and the deadline is Feb 15. (Due to funding restriction, we cannot offer lunch box for participating students.)
- registration link
sponsored by
Macroeconomics and policies conference grant+Public Economics Seminar grant, GRIPS
and
Dept of Economics, Keio University
Mar.29 (Wed)
9.00-3.20pm
Room 3C
2nd GRIPS-University of Tokyo joint workshop
- keynote speaker: David Figlio (Northwestern University)
- program:
- location: GRIPS (room 3C, 3 floor)
sponsored by
GRIPS' Public Economic Seminar
and University of Tokyo


Upcoming Seminars : Spring/Fall 2016

Past Seminars: Spring/Fall 2015 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?

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Tel:+81-3-6439-6000
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