International Group Research Achievement

Research Activity

Presentation at International Conference

Conference:CSAE Conference 2018: Economic Development in Africa

Venue:Oxford, UK

Date:March 18-20, 2018

Presenter:Rayner Tabetando(GRIPS post-doctoral fellow)

Title:Mobile Money, Risk Sharing and Educational Investment: Panel Evidence from Rural Uganda

Language:English

 

■  Presentation at International Meeting

Conference: 2018 ASSA Annual Meeting

Venue: Pennsylvania Convention Center (Philadelphia, USA)

Date: January 5-7, 2018

Presenter: HIGUCHI, Yuki (Nagoya City University)

Title: Management skill, entrepreneurial mindset, and enterprise survival: Evidence from randomized experiments and repeated surveys in Vietnam

Language: English

 

International Conference

Title:Hayami Conference 2017

Date:December 16-17, 2017

Venue:GRIPS、1A&1B

Program:http://www3.grips.ac.jp/~esp/en/news/hayami-conference-2017-1216-1217/

Language:English

 

■  Presentation at International Conference

Conference: Empirical Management Conference 2017:Management Practices in the Private and Social Sectors Conference

Venue: World Bank (USA)

Date: December 7-8, 2017

Presenter: HIGUCHI, Yuki (Nagoya City University)

Title: Management skill, entrepreneurial mindset, and enterprise survival: Evidence from randomized experiments and repeated surveys in Vietnam

Language: English

 

■ International  Workshop

Title:(Dream of)Control and Prevention – Public Health, Policing, and Colonial State in Asia

Date:November 30, 2017, 14:00-18:00

Venue:GRIPS、4B

Presenters:Prof. Mark Harrison(Oxford University)

Dr. Atsuko Naono(Oxford University)

Dr. Jeong-Ran Kim(Oxford University)

Dr. Merce Planta(University of the Philippines)

Prof. Takashi Shiraishi(IDE-JETRO)

Assoc. Prof. Takeshi Onimaru

Dr. Tomokazu Okada(Osaka Univeristy)

Dr. Noriyuki Osada(IDE-JETRO)

Moderator:Assis. Prof. Yusuke Takagi(GRIPS)

Language:English

 

Presentation at International Conference

Conference:Annual Australian Social Network Analysis Conference

Venue:Sidney, Australia

Date:November 28-29, 2017

Presenter:Daichi Shimamoto (Waseda University researcher)

Title:The Role of Information and Social Interactions in Export Activity: Evidence from firm-level data from Vietnam

Language:English

 

■ Presentation at International Meeting

Conference: Northeast Universities Development Consortium 2017

Venue: Tufts University (USA)

Date: November 1-7, 2017

Presenter: HIGUCHI, Yuki (Nagoya City University)

Title: Management skill, entrepreneurial mindset, and enterprise survival: Evidence from randomized experiments and repeated surveys in Vietnam

Language: English

 

■  Presentation at International Conference

Conference:ETSG 2017 Florence Nineteenth Annual Conference

Venue:European University Institute and University of Florence

Date:September 14-16, 2017

Presenter:Kim Yu Ri(Waseda University researcher)

Title:Are politically connected firms more likely to export?

Presenter:Yuzuka Kashiwagi(Waseda University grad student)

Title:Propagation of Shocks due to Natural Disasters through Global Supply Chains

Language:English

 

■ Research abroad (survey)

Destination: Nigeria, Ghana, UK

Period: 2017/9/10 – 10/9

Researcher: OSEI OTENG-ASANTE (GRIPS PhD Cand.)

Details: Archival research on intra-West African Trade

-Nigeria: visit National Archives Ibadan

-Ghana: visit National Archive Headquarters(Accra)、Regional Offices(Cape Coast, Kumasi, Tamale)

-UK(London): visit National Archive, the British Library, SOAS-Univ. of London, LSE Library

 

■ Research abroad (survey)

Destination: London, UK

Period: 2017/8/6 – 15

Researcher: Benjamin Bansal (GRIPS PhD Cand.)

Details: Data/resource research on urban and economic history and economic geography at LES Library and SOAS Library

 

■ Presentation at International Conference & Researcher exchange

Title of Conference:XXXⅦ Sunvelt Conference (The international Network for Social Network Analyses : INSNA 2017)

Venue:BICC’s B-Continent Beiging Parkview Wuzhou Hotel, Beijing, China

Date:2017/5/30-6/4

Presenters:

-Daichi Shimamoto(Waseda Univ.), “Accounting for Heterogeneity in the Network Formation Behaviors:  With an Application to Vietnamese SMEs”

-Lianming Zhu(Waseda Univ.), “Supply Chain Disruptions and Trade Credit”

-Jiangtao Fu(Waseda Univ.), “Propagation of Financial Constraints in the Global Production Network: Evidence from Firm-level Data for Asian Economies”

-Yuzuka Kashiwagi(Waseda Univ.), “Propagation of Shocks due to Natural Disasters through Global Supply Chains”

Language: English

Researcher exchange: Discussed with Prof. Yi Lu of Tsinghua University in Beijing and Dr. Pan Zhengqiof SIM University in Singapore on future joint research project.

 

■ Research Abroad (researcher exchange & preliminary survey)

Destination:  UK

Period:  2017/3/12-26

Researcher: KITO Tomomi(Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba)

Research Result:

Visited University College London, Dept. of Computer Science, Financial Computing and Analytics Group, Dr.  Daniel Fricke.  Had a meeting with Dr. D. Fricke of UCL to discuss joint research on corporate transactional big data.

Preliminary analysis of the relevant matter.

 

■ International Workshop

Title:The 4th Tokyo Network Workshop in Sydney - Advances in multi-disciplinary research of networks –

Venue:The University of Sydney

Date:March 11 (Sat), 2017

Presenter :

- Kashiwagi, Yuzuka, Yasuyuki Todo(Professor, Waseda University), “Globalization of Firms in Supply Chains, Capital Ownership, and Paten Holding: Evidence from Large-Scale Firm-Level Data around the Globe”

- Zhu, Lianming(Waseda University), Yasuyuki Todo, “Supply Chain Disruptions and Trade Credit”

- Fu, Jiangtao, Petr Matous(Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney), “Propagation of Financial Constraints in the Global Production Network: Evidence from Firm-Level Data for Asian Economies”

- Shimamoto, Daichi( Waseda University), Identifying and Decomposing Peer Effects Using a Randomized Controlled Trial”

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■ Presentation at  Workshop in UK

Title of the Workshop:African and Asian Economic History:  A Doctoral Workshop

Venue:King’s College, University of Cambridge

Date:9 February 2017

Presenters:

- Oteng-Asante Osei(GRIPS PhD Cand.), ” A Statistical Study of Intra-African Trade, 1899-1913″

- Benjamin Bansal (GRIPS PhD Cand.), “Towards an Economic History of Tokyo’s Postwar Urbanisation, 1945-1970″

Language: English

 

■ International Workshop

Title       :Comparing the Tripartite Links of Middle Class, Civil Society, and Democratization in Asia II

Date      : December 13-14, 2016

Venue    :GRIPS、3G

Presenter:

- Prof. Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao(Academia Sinica)” The Tripartite Links of Middle Class, Civil Society and Democracy in Taiwan”

- Prof. Mau-Kuei Chang (Academia Sinica)” Democracy and Institution Building through Civil Society Activism in Taiwan-the case of Judicial Reform Foundation”

- Prof. Yoon-Chul Park (Hoseo University)” The Tripartite Links of Middle Class, Civil Society and Democratization in South Korea.”

- Prof. Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem (University of the Philippines)” The Middle Class in Civil Society’s Role in the Philippines’ Democratization Process”

- Assis. Prof. Yusuke Takagi (GRIPS)” Democratic Tripartite and Transformation of Contested Democracy in the Philippines”

-Assis. Prof. Jafar Suryomenggolo (GRIPS)” Democratization and Religious NGOs in Indonesia”

- Assoc. Prof. Veerayooth Kanchoochat (GRIPS) ” Contingent Authoritarians”

- Prof. Pei-Hsiu Chen (National Chi-Nan University) ” From Paragons to Enemies of Democracy”

・Language: English

 

■ Research Abroad (researcher exchange & preliminary survey)

Destination:  Ethiopia

Period:  2016/11/17-27

Conducted by: Ryo Takahashi, Assist. Prof., Waseda Institute for Advanced Study)

Details:

Conducting the preliminary survey for the research project “the impact of the mixed management system on rehabilitation of forest” in Tigray region, Ethiopia, which is joint work with Dr. Mesfin and Dr. Emiru from the Mekelle University.

 

■ Research Abroad by Young Scholars(researcher exchange, field work)

Destination:  Uganda

Period: 2016/9/26-10/4

Participating Scholars:Masaru Nagashima・Francisco Mugizi・Rayner Tabetando

Conducted by: Tomoya Matsumoto, Assistant Professor, GRIPS

Details: 1)Exchange with researchers of Economic Policy Research Center(EPRC), University of Makerere

2)Visiting rural areas throughout Uganda to conduct field work

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■ Presentation at International Seminar

Title of the seminar: NCPAG@65 Research Colloquium

Venue: National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), the University of the Philippines, Diliman

Date: 30 August 2016, 1:30-5:00pm

Presenters:

-Masaru Nagashima(GRIPS PhD Cand.), “Effects of Female Education on BRIDEPRICE: a regression continuity analysis using universal primary education in Uganda”

-Francisco Mugizi(GRIPS PhD Cand.), “An Empirical analysis of the drivers and impact of SOIL FERTILITY on Rural Household’s Welfare: a comparative study of East African countries”

-Rayner Tabetando(GRIPS PhD Cand.), “MOBILE MONEY, educational investment and school choice: Panel evidence from rural Uganda”

Language: English

 

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■ Joint Research with Foreign Researcher

Joint Research with Foreign Researcher (Joint Research and Presentations)

Invited researcher: Dr. Francis Mwesigye(Research Fellow , Makerere University)

Conducted by: Assoc. Prof. Yoko Kijima, GRIPS

Research Title: Introduction of new cash crop and change in land tenure system

Work period: 2016/8/16 – 2016/9/14

ESP Young Scholar’s Workshop presentation: Do Public-Private Partnerships in Education Improve Quality? Evidence from Ark-PEAS Secondary Education program in Uganda.

Date&Venue: 2016/8/17, GRIPS

IRRI Seminar Presentation: Empirical Studies on Low Land Rice Farming in Uganda

Date&Venue: 2016/9/16, IRRI – International Rice Research Institute(Manila, the Philippines)

 

Joint Research with Foreign Researcher

Work period:  7 July-Aug 6, 2016

Work place: GRIPS

Invited researcher:  Elyzabeth Flores Cureg, EnP, University Researcher, University of the Philippines Diliman

Research Title:  Transformation of rural economies in Asia and Africa(アジア及びアフリカ地域経済の変化)

Conducted by: Prof. Jonna P Estudillo, GRIPS

 

■ International Workshop

Title:State and Surveillance – Comparative Colonial State Formation in Southeast Asia

Date: August 10, 2016, 9:00-17:00

Venue:GRIPS、3G

Presenter:

-Dr. Merce Planta(University of the Philippines)”Infant Mortality and the Discourse of Independence in the Colonial Philippines, 1900-1935”

-Dr. Atsuko Naono(Oxford University)”Surveillance without Awareness: the Reporting of Vital Statistics in Colonial Burma, 1900-1923”

-Dr. Tomokazu Okada(Osaka University)”Public Health in Colonial State of French Indochina”

-Dr. Takeshi Onimaru(Kyushu University)”Surveillance and the Colonial State –  State Surveillance in Colonial Singapore from the late 19th century to the early 20th century”

-Dr. Noriyuki Osada(IDE-JETRO)”Who is “Non-Burman”?: Territorial Categorization of British Subjects in the Expulsion Policy of Colonial Burma”

-Prof. Takashi Shiraishi(GRIPS)”POLICING THE PHANTOM UNDERGROUND”

Language:English

 

■ Presentation at International Conference

Title of Conference: NOVAFRICA Conference on Economic Development in Africa

Venue: Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal)

Date: July 14-15, 2016

Presenter: HIGUCHI, Yuki (Nagoya City University)

Title: Short- and Longer-Run Impacts of Management Training: An Experiment in Tanzania

Discussant: Armando J. Garcia Pires

Language: English

 

■ Seminar

Date: June 29th (Wed.), 2016

Time: 16:00 – 18:00

Venue: GRIPS Conference Room 4A

Speakers: Prof. Vicente L. Rafael (University of Washington, Seattle)

Title:  “Amidst Three Empires:  The Philippines Under Spain, the United States and Japan, 1565-1945”

Language: English