Hayami Conference 2015(12/12 - 12/13)

Hayami Conference 2015

Date: December 12(Sat) & 13(Sun), 2015

Venue: GRIPS 1F A,B,C

Time: From 9:30 on Dec 12th and 9:50 on Dec 13th

 

Access to GRIPS: Please visit the GRIPS HP http://www.grips.ac.jp/en/about/access/

 

Guidelines for Presentations and Discussions

Maximum 30 minutes for presentation
Maximum 10 minutes for discussion by assigned discussant, and response by presenter
Maximum 10 minutes for open floor discussion (Q&A)

DAY 1 [December 12th]

Opening Remarks

9:30-9:40

Morning Session: Health, Education and Labor Issues

Chair: Chikako Yamauchi

 

9:40-10:20

On the Schooling Effect of Mosquito Nets

Junichi Yamasaki, Hidehiko Ichimura, and Yasuyuki Sawada

 

10:20-11:00

Disability and Poverty: Evidence from Landmine Amputees in Cambodia

Yoshito Takasaki

 

11:00-11:40

Maternal Early Marriage and Cognitive Skills Development: An International Analysis

M Niaz Asadullah, Abdul Alim, Nazmul Chaudhry, Fathema Khatun,

 

11:40-12:30

Pay by Design: Teacher Performance Pay Design and the Distribution of Student Achievement

Prashant Loyalka, Sean Sylvia, Chengfang Liu, James Chu, and Yaojiang Shi

 

Discussant: Jun Goto

 

Lunch break

12:30-1:30

 

Afternoon Session 1: Agriculture

Chair: Jonna Estidullo

1:30-2:20

Principal Agent Problem Revisited in Bangladesh Agriculture in the Case of Application of Fertilizer and Pesticides

Khondoker A. Mottaleb

 

Discussant: Hidefumi Yokoo

 

2:20-3:10

Earnings, Savings, and Happiness from Working in a Labor-intensive Export Sector: Unskilled Workers in the Cut Flower Industry in Ethiopia

Aya Suzuki, Yukichi Mano, and Abebe Girum

 

Discussant: Yuko Nakano

 

3:10-4:00

Nonfarm Income and Consumption Smoothing among Rice Farmers in Thailand and Cambodia

Chayanee Chawanote, Sommarat Chantarat, and Krislert Samphantharak

 

Discussant: Rie Muraoka

Break

4:00-4:20

 

Afternoon Session 2: Industrial Organization

Chair: Tomoya Matsumoto

4:20-5:10

Changing Saving and Investment Behavior: The Impacts of Financial Literacy Training and Reminders on Micro and Small Businesses

Girum Abebe, Biruk Tekle, and Yukichi Mano

 

Discussant: Yuki Higuchi

 

5:10-6:00

The Effect of Export Facilitation on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Apparel and Textile Village Clusters in Northern Vietnam

Yu Ri Kim and Yasuyuki Todo

 

Discussant: Khondoker A. Mottaleb

 

6:00-8:00

Reception @ GRIPS 1F

Participation Fee 3,000 Yen

 

DAY 2 [December 13th]

Morning Session: Behavioral Economics

Chair: Yuki Higuchi

9:50-10:40

Altruism behind Recycling: A Substitute for an Environmental Policy?

Hidefumi Yokoo, Kosuke Kawai, and Yuki Higuchi

 

Discussant: Takeshi Aida

 

10:40-11:20

Trait Perceptions Influence Economic Out-group Bias: Lab and Field Evidence from Vietnam

Tomomi Tanaka and Colin F. Camerer

 

Break

11:20-11:30

 

11:30-12:10

Hyperbolic Discounting and an Induced Informal Credit Institution by a New Technology: A Case of Debit Card Pawning in the Philippines

Nobuhiko Fuwa, Kei Kajisa, Eduardo Lucio, Sharon Faye Piza, and Yasuyuki Sawada

 

12:10-1:00

Norms of Allocation within Nuclear and Extended-Family Households

Harounan Kazianga and Zaki Wahhaj

 

Discussant: Junichi Yamasaki

 

Lunch break

1:00-2:00

 

Afternoon Session 1: Macro and Public Economics

Chair: Yukichi Mano

2:00-2:40

Low-Income Trap, Middle-Income Trap, and High-Income Trap: A View from East Asia

Kei Otsuka, Yuki Higuchi, and Tetsushi Sonobe

 

2:40-3:30

Stability of Government and Public Goods Provision

Junichi Yamasaki

 

Discussant: Chikako Yamauchi

 

3:30-4:20

Do Peers Mitigate Moral Hazard? Experimental Evidence from a Traditional Labor Contract in Philippines

Jun Goto, Yasuyuki Sawada, and Takeshi Aida

 

Discussant: Tomoya Matsumoto

 

Closing Remarks

4:20-4:30