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2019 Rokko Forum

Date & Time Speaker (Affiliation) Topic Place

Fri. 5 April
1:30PM-5:20PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A): No. 16H02016

Workshop on: Trade, Finance and Growth

<13:30-14:20>
Qingliang Fan
(Xiamen University)
"Partners in Debt: An Endogenous Nonlinear Analysis of Interaction of Public and Private Debt on Growth"

<14:30-15:20>
Taiyou Yoshimi
(Chuo University, with Noel Gaston)
"Unemployment in a Balassa-Samuelson Model with Heterogeneous Job Separations"

<15:30-16:20>
Yasuhiro Takarada
(Nanzan University, with Yasushi Kawabata)
"Regional and Multilateral Trade Agreements Revisited: Harmonization of National and Regional Standards"

<16:30-17:20>
Dan Li
(Xiamen University)
"Estimating short-run inflation dynamics with disaggregated data and selected instruments"

 

RIEB Meeting Room, New Building, 2nd Floor

Campus Map Reference 33

 

Thu. 5 May
5:30PM-7:00PM
Language: English

Dandan Zhang
(Peking University)

"Parental Absence in Childhood and Migrants' Crime: Evidence from an Individual Prisoner Data in China"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 12 April
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Theory Seminar

Satoru Takahashi
(National University of Singapore)

"On Information Design in Games" (joint with Stephen Morris and Daisuke Oyama)

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 12 April
5:00PM-6:30PM
Language: Japanese


Jun-ichi Yamasaki
(Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University)

"A Short Lecture on Economics and Geographical Data"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 25 April
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by RoMacS

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A): No. 16H02016

Harutaka Takahashi
(Professor, Faculty of Economics, Meiji Gakuin University)

"The Feldstein–Horioka Puzzle and Financial Frictions: Re-estimation of the saving retention coefficient"

*Title has been changed

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 26 April
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: English

Jose Jorge
(University of Porto)

"Illiquidity as Signal"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 9 May
3:00PM-5:00PM
Language: Japanese

I. Ayumu Masuda
(Bureau van Dijk)

II. Yoichi Matsubayashi & Taiji Hagiwara
(Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University)

I. "How to use Orbis database"

II. "Sample studies from Orbis database"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 9 May
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by RoMacS

Ayumu Ken Kikkawa
(Assistant Professor, UBC Sauder School of Business)

"Imperfect Competition in Firm-to-Firm Trade"

Mid-sized meeting room (Graduate School of Business Administration), Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 10 May
3:10PM-4:40PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Public Economics Seminar

Youngrok Kim
(Doctoral Student, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University)

"Politics, Religion and Tax incentive of charitable giving in Korea"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 10 May
4:00PM-6:00PM
Language: TBA

Jointly supported by Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation

<16:00~17:00>
Takuji Fueki
(Bank of Japan)

<17:00~18:00>
Naohisa Hirakata
(Bank of Japan)


"Estimating a Markov Switching DSGE Model with Macroeconomic Policy Interaction"

"The Labor Share, Capital-Labor Substitution, and Factor Augmenting Technologies"


Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 10 May
4:30PM~6:00PM
Language: English

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)

Partha Sen
(Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi and CESifo, Munich)


"ANYONE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM?"

Seminar Room at RIEB (Kanematsu Memorial Hall, 1st Floor)

Campus Map Reference 34

Thu. 16 May
1:30PM-5:20PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A): No. 16H02016

<13:30~14:20>
Alberto Pozzolo
(Università degli Studi del Molise)
Chair: Lex Zhao
(RIEB, Kobe University)
"Did Italian Banks Trade off Lending with Government Bond Purchases?"
Discussant: Shuyu Chang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

<14:30~15:20>
Jian Lu
(Southwest University of Finance & Economics)
Chair: Jie Sun
(Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
"Network Embedding in Trade Expansion"
Discussant: Panpan Yang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

<15:30~16:20>
Wanting Xiong
(Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
Chair: Jie Sun
(Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
"Transition of Bank Lending under Multipolar Regulation"
Discussant: Zhuo Zhou, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

<16:30~17:20>
Mi Dai
(Beijing Normal University)
Chair: Lex Zhao
(RIEB, Kobe University)
"Local Government Response to Trade Liberalization"
Discussant: Bin Zhang, Chinese Acadmy of Social Sciences

RIEB Meeting Room, New Building, 2nd Floor

Campus Map Reference 33

Fri. 17 May
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Theory Seminar

Tomoya Tajika
(Hokusei Gakuen University)

"Persistence and Snap Decision-Making"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Wed. 22 May
4:50PM-6:20PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar and Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University

Takuji Kawamoto
(Head of Financial System Research Division, Financial System and Bank Examination Department, Bank of Japan)

"Financial System Report (April 2019)"

Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Campus Map Reference 33

Thu. 24 May
10:00am-5:20PM
Language: English

 

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)16H03617;(A)16H02016;(A)17H00986;Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists 18K12769;and Rokko Forum

<10:00~11:00>
Matilde Bombardini
(University of British Columbia)
"Tax-Exempt Lobbying:Corporate Philanthropy as a tool for Political Influence"

<11:10~12:10>
Yoichi Sugita
(Hitotsubashi University)
"Wage Markdowns and FDI Liberalization"

Chair: Taiji Furusawa

<14:00~15:00>
Taiji Furusawa
(University of Tokyo)
"Global Sourcing and Reorganization of Domestic Supply Chain"

<15:10~16:10>
Yan Ma
(Kobe University)
"Diversity and Offshoring"

<16:20~17:20>
Francesco Trebbi
(University of British Columbia)
"Unbundling Polarization"

Chair: Lianming Zhu

Mid-sized meeting room (Graduate School of Business Administration), Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Mon. 3 June
3:00PM-4:30PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar and Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University and Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation

Yasunori Yoshizaki
(Director,Credit and Reseach Division,Bank of Japan Osaka Branch)

"Economic Developments in the Kansai Region"

Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Campus Map Reference 33

Thu. 6 June
3:00PM-6:30PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University and Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation

I. 15:00~16:00
Masashi Hino
(Ohio State University)

II. 16:15~17:15
In Hwan Jo
(National University of Singapore)

III. 17:30~18:30
Timothy Kam
(Australian National University)


I. "Consumption tax as a source of discrete choice"

II. "Firm Size and Business Cycles with Credit Shocks"

III. "Inflationary Redistribution vs. Trading Opportunities: A New-Monetarist Heterogeneous-agent Quantitative Theory"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 14 June
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar and Rokko Environmental Economics and Policy Seminar (REEPS)

Gregory CASEY
(Department of Economics,Williams College)


"Energy Efficiency and Directed Technical Change:Implications for Climate Change Mitigation"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Wed. 19 June
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by Kobe-DEEH

Christopher Paik
(NYU Abu Dhabi)

"Trade and Political Fragmentation on the Silk Roads: The Economic and Cultural Effects of Historical Exchange between China and the Muslim East"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 20 June
4:00PM-6:00PM
Language: English

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)

Jointly supported by RoMacS

 

I.Kaz Miyagiwa
(Professor,Florida International University)
II.Alireza Naghavi
(Professor, University of Bologna)


I."Immigration and Secular Stanation"
II."Intellectual Property Rights, Migration,
and Innovation (with Ivus and Qiu)"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu-Sat. 20-21 June

Language: English

Organized by CCSS


CCSS School on Computational Social Science

Jesús Gomez-Gardeñes
(University of Zaragoza)

Petter Holme
(Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Kimmo Kaski
(Aalto University)

Naoki Masuda
(University of Bristol)

*Program details are available at CCSS website.

Frontier Hall 3F (building #29), Kobe University, Rokkodai 1st Campus.)

Campus Map Reference 29

Fri. 21 June
5:00PM-6:30PM
Language: English


 

Phuong Ho
(University of Arizona)


"Environmental Protection, Interjurisdictional Transport,and the Demographic Distribution of Solid Waste Disposal"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 25 June
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), Integrated Research Center of Kobe University, and Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation

Tatsuyoshi Okimoto
(Australian National University)

"The Effects of Asset Purchases and Normalization of US Monetary Policy"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Wed. 26 June
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Theory Seminar

Yu Awaya
(University of Rochester)

"Startups and Upstarts"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 28 June
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar, and Kobe-DEEH

Jean-Pascal BASSINO
(Department of Social Sciences, University of Lyon)

"A First Escape from Poverty in Late Medieval Japan: Evidence from Urban Real Wages (1400-1914) (joint with Kyoji Fukao and Masanori Takashima)"

Seminar Room at RIEB (Kanematsu Memorial Hall, 1st Floor)

Campus Map Reference 34

Wed. 3 July
3:00PM-6:10PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Search Theory Workshop

Ⅰ.Tarishi Matsuoka
(Tokyo Metropolitan University)

Ⅱ.Kohei Kawaguchi
(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Ⅰ."Banking Crises and Liquidity in a Monetary Economy"

Ⅱ."Efficiency of Expert-Mediated Job Matching"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Tue. 16 July
10:30AM-3:00PM
Language: English


Hirokuni Iiboshi
(Tokyo Metropolitan University)

am:"Pre-workshop of RISE, part 1: What and What for are Markov Switching DSGE models? How to use RISE for simulation of Markov Switching DSGE models."
pm:"Pre-workshop of RISE, part 2: How to use RISE for Bayesian estimation of Markov Switching DSGE models."

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Wed. 17 July
5:00PM-6:30PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar, and Kobe-DEEH

Yuzuru Kumon
(Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study)

"The Deep Roots of Inequality"

 


Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Campus Map Reference 33

Thu. 18 July
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by RoMacS

Ryo Makioka
(Research fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI))

"Decomposing the Effect of SNAP"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 18 July
5:00PM-6:30PM
Language: English

 

Stefan Borsky
(The University of Graz)

"Natural Disasters and Firms' Export Decision"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Change of date

Fri. 19 July
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), Integrated Research Center of Kobe University, and Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation

Takuo Higashide
(Nissay Asset Management/ Chuo University)

"Application of First Passage Time to Pair’s Portfolio Construction"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Mon.22 July
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: English

 

Tom Van Puyenbroeck
(Professor in Russian and Eurasian Politics, KU Leuven)

"Benchmarking culture in European cities:a data envelopment analysis approach to anhance city-specific strengths"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Wed. 24 July
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language:I. English
Language:II. Japanese

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Public Economics Seminar

Masami Imai
(Wesleyan University)

Daisuke Nagamachi
(Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University)

I."Local Economic Impacts of Legislative Malapportionment"

II."Building of The Macroeconomic Model to Examine the Economic Effects of Public Investment"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 26 July
3:00PM-6:10PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar, and Kobe-DEEH

I. 15:00~16:30
Serguey BRAGUINSKY
(Department of Economics, University of Maryland)

II. 16:40~18:10
Tomohiro HARA
(Department of Economics, University of Maryland)


I. "Product Innovation, Product Diversification, and Firm Growth: Evidence from Japan's Early Industrialization (joint with Atsushi Ohyama, Tetsuji Okazaki, and Chad Syverson) "

II. "Labor Market Evolution in an Emerging Industry: Japanese Cotton Spinning Industry before 1900"


Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Campus Map Reference 33

Thu. 1 Aug
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: Japanese

YoungJin Choi
(Assistant Professor,Department of Economics,Temple University)

"International transmissions of U.S.monetary policy and household debt"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 23 Aug
3:00PM-4:00PM
Language: English

Shahidul lslam
( University of Dhaka)

"The Determinants of Net Interest Margins of Commercial Banks in China,India,and Japan:A Post Global Financial Crisis Panel Evidence"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 23 Aug
4:00PM-6:00PM
Language: English

I.Anna-Kaisa Kosenius
( University of Helsinki)

II.Takahiro Tsuge
( Konan University)

I."Private forest owners' interest in forest conservation programs: Analysis of motivation and preference heterogeneity" II."Advantages of using partial profile choice experiments: Examining preferences for forest ecosystem services"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 37

Wed. 11 Sep
1:30PM-4:30PM
Language: Japanese

Part 1
Ⅰ.Kazuhumi Yugami
(Kobe University)
Ⅱ.ZHOU YUAN
(Kobe University)
Ⅲ.Riko Noguchi
(Kobe University)
Part 2
Ⅰ.Akinori Sato
(National Statistics Center)
Ⅱ.Masayuki Tanaka
(Hitotsubashi University
)

Overview

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 37

Tue. 17 Sep
4:30PM-6:30PM
Language: English

Sun-Bin Kim
(Yonsei University)

"Cross-Sectional and Aggregate Labor Supply"(joint with Youngsung
Chang, Kyooho Kwon and Richard Rogerson)

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 19 Sep
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by RoMacS

Hitoshi Tanaka
(Associate Profeccer,Faculty of Economics,Hokkai-Gakuen University )

"Tariffs and Foreign Direct Investment in a North-South Product Cycle Model"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 19 Sep
3:30PM-5:30PM
Language: Japanese

I.Daisuke Fujii
( Osaka University of Economics)

II.Hisatoshi Hoken
(Kanseigakuin University)

Debater
Ⅰ.Kohei Mitsunami
(Teikyo University)
Ⅱ.Kai Kajitani
(Kobe University)

I."Analysis on China's Outward FDI to ASEAN countries."
II."The development of off-farm employment and its effect on the feminization of agriculture:Evidence from rural China"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 37

Thu. 26 September
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language: Japanese

Yasuhiro NAKAMOTO(Kansai University Faculty of INFORMATICS Graduate School of Informatics)

"The Reversal of Cutoff Productivity and the Welfare Effects of Trade Liberalization in an Asymmetric Melitz Model"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Fri.27 September
4:50PM-5:50PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Kobe-DEEH

Yasuyuki Sawada
(ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK)

"An Overview of Asian Economic Outlook 2019 Update "


Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Sat. 28 September
3:00PM-5:30PM
Language: English

I.Carsten Herrmann-Pillath
( Max Weber Centre for Advanced cultural and Social Studies,Erfurt University)

Debater
Katsuji Nakagane
(Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo)

I."Entrepreneurs and ritual in China's economic culture."

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 37

Mon. 7 October
10:00AM-5:00PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A): No. 16H02016

Workshop on: Migration,Employment & Finance

<10:10-10:55>
Robert DEKLE
(University of Southern California)
"Robots and Industrial Employment:Evidence from japan"

<11:00-11:45>
Jianye YAN
(Peking University)
"Supervision Intensity,Incentives and Policy Burden"

<13:30-14:15>
Yoshihiko TSUKUDA
(Tohoku University,with J.Shimada & T.Miyakoshi)
"Who is the Center of Local Currency Asian Government Bond Markets?"

<14:20-15:05>
Min-Teh YU
(Providence University & National Chiao Tung University)
"Climate Risk and Catastrophe Bond Prices"

<15:10-15:55>
Lex ZHAO
(RIEB,Kobe University)
"TBA"

<16:00-16:45>
Xiaodong ZHU
(University of Toronto)
"Selective Migration and Agricultural Productivity Gap:Evidence from China"

 

RIEB Meeting Room, New Building, 2nd Floor

Campus Map Reference 33

 

Fri.11 October
3:00PM-4:30PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Kobe-DEEH

Satomi Kurosu
(Reitaku University)

 


Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Campus Map Reference 33

Fri. 11 October
1:30PM-4:50PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A): No. 16H02016

Workshop on:Trade,Innovation & Global Value Chains

<13:40-14:25>
Miaojie YU
(Peking University)
"Trade and Innovation:the Role of Scale and Competition Effects"

<14:30-15:15>
Peter Egger
(KOF Swiss Economics Institute)
"Estimating the Spatial and Network Sample Selection Model for Panel Date"

<15:25-16:10>
Taiji FURURSAWA
(Tokyo University)
"Global Value Chains and Aggregate Income Volatility"

<16:15-17:00>
Jota ISHIKAWA
(Hitotsubashi University)
"Tax Havens and Cross-border Licensing"

 

 

RIEB Meeting Room, New Building, 2nd Floor

Campus Map Reference 33

 

Mon. 14 October
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Theory Seminar

Takuo Sugaya
(Stanford University)

"The Revelation Principle in Multi-Stage Games"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 24 October
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by RoMacS


Ryosuke Shimizu
(Specially Appointed Researcher,Institute of Social and Economic Research,Osaka University)

"Monetary Policy and Asset Bubbles in a Small Open Economy"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Wed. 30 October
4:50PM-6:20PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by Kobe-DEEH

Michael Gechter
(The Pennsylvania State University)

"The Welfare Consequences of Formalizing Developing Country Cities: Evidence from the Mumbai Mills Redevelopment" (with Nick Tsivanidis)

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 15 November
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language:Japanee

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Public Economics Seminar

Masahiro Zenkyo
(School & Graduate School of Law and Politics)

 

"Survey Experiment in Political Science: A Perspective"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 15- Sun. 17 November
Language:English

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) No.15H05729“Risk Management of Comprehensive Monetary/Fiscal Policy:Theory, Empirics, and Simulations”, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) No. 16H02016 “Time Zones and Theory of Trade in Services and Tasks: Implications for Economic Dynamics and Growth”, RIEB Seminar, Kobe University Rokko Foundation

"International Conference on Trade, Financial Integration and Macroeconomic Dynamics & IEFS Japan 2019 Annual Meeting Nov. 15-17, 2019 Kobe University"

Program is here.

 


Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 22 November
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Theory Seminar

Taisuke Imai
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

"Approximate Expected Utility Rationalization "

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 22 November
5:00PM-6:30PM
Language: English


Taisuke Sadayuki
(Waseda University)

"Carbon leakage or bridging the energy efficiency gap? : The case of regional emission trading schemes in Japan"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Tue. 26 November
2:30PM-5:00PM
Language: English

RIEB Seminar 

James Markusen
(University of Colorado)

Ann Carlos
(University of Colorado)

"Per Capita Income and the Demand for Skills"
"State Capacity, Land Taxes and Tax Evasion, London 1720-1725"

Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Campus Map Reference 33

Thu. 28 November
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: English


Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), Integrated Research Center of Kobe University, and Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation

Prof. Mehmt H. Bilgin
(Istanbul Medeniyet University (Turkey)、Vice President, Eurasia Business and Economic Society)

"A novel index of macroeconomic uncertainty for Turkey based on Google-Trends."

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Lec1
Wed. 11 December
3:10PM-4:40PM

Lec2
Thu. 12 December
1:30PM-3:00PM

Lec3
Thu. 12 December
3:10PM-4:40PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by Integrated Research Center of Kobe University, and Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)

Prof. Keukwan Ryu
(Seoul National University, Korea)

Lec1:Overview of Econometrics
"Statistical inference: Classical vs. Bavesian approaches (Hvpothesistesring vs. Model selection, Objective oriented inferences, Lindley's paradox)
Classfication: Direct vs. Indirect, Simple vs. Detailed

Lec2:Direct Classification
"Conditional independence assumption(CIA), matching vs. multiple regression, propensity score matching (PSM), difference in differences (DinD)"

Lec3:Indirect Classification
"Observables vs. unobservables, instrumental variables (IV), treatment heterogeneity and LATE, regression discontinuity (RD)

Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Campus Map Reference 33

Fri. 13 December
3:00PM-6:10PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Search Theory Workshop

Ⅰ.Ryohei Kashima
(Hitotsubahi University)

Ⅱ.Keisuke Kawata
(University of Tokyo)

Ⅰ."Does Solving Educational Mismatch Make Us Happy?"

Ⅱ."Empirical Welfare Analysis from Vacancy-Jobseeker Data: A Perspective of the Equilibrium Search Model"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 13 December
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language: English

Arijita Dutta
(University of Calcutta; Yamaguchi University)

"Child marriage and early dropout: can Conditional Cash Transfer help? Evidence from India"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

The.17 December
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar and Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University

Keunkwan RYU
(Department of Economics, Seoul National University)

"Price Elasticity of Demand for Reverse Mortgage in Korea (by Junseok Byun and Keunkwan Ryu)"

Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Campus Map Reference 33

Thu. 19 December
5:00PM-6:30PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Theory Seminar

Hideo Konishi
(Boston College)

"Equilibrium Player Choices in Team Contests with Multiple Pairwise Battles"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 20 December
2:00PM-3:30PM
Language: Japanese


Takashi Unayama
(Institute of Economic Research,Hitotsubashi University)

"Impact of consumption tax hike on household consumption"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Sun.22 December
9:35AM-4:55PM
Language:English

 

Chair:Hajime Takatsuka
(Osaka City University)
9:40-10:30
Jota Ishikawa
(Hitotsubashi University)
10:40-11:30
Lianming Zhu
(Osaka University)
11:40-12:30
Kato Hayato
(Osaka University)
Chair:Yunfang Hu
(Kobe University)
14:00-14:50
Ken Kikkawa
(University of British Columbia)
15:00-15:50
Tadashi Morita
(Kinki University)
16:00-16:50
Ngo Van Long
(McGill University)
16:50-16:55
Noritsugu Nakanishi
(Kobe University)

Program is here.

Mid-sized meeting room (Graduate School of Business Administration), Faculty Offices Building (1st floor) Campus Map Reference 38

Mon. 23 December
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: Englih

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Kamhon Kan
(Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica [Taiwan])

"The Health Effect of Air Pollution: Evidence from Power Plant Closing in Taiwan"

 


Seminar Room at RIEB (Kanematsu Memorial Hall, 1st Floor)

Campus Map Reference 33

Thu. 26 Decmber
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), RoMacS

Lin Zhang
(Faculty of Economics, Kindai University)

"Expenditure on Education and Private Human Capital Investment in Cognitive Development: Evidence from Parenting Practices in China"

Mid-sized meeting room (Graduate School of Business Administration), Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 27 December
4:50PM-6:20PM
Language: English

*Canceled


Yuhei Miyauchi
(Boston University)

"Interest Rate Cap, Relationship Lending, and Bank Competition: Evidence from Bangladesh."

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Mon. 6 January
2:10PM-6:40PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by Kobe-DEEH

Ⅰ.2:10pm-2:50pm
Junichi Yamasaki
(Kobe University)


Ⅱ.3:00pm-3:40pm
Masahiro Kubo
(Brown University)


Ⅲ.3:50pm-4:30pm
Shunsuke Tsuda
(Browm University)


Ⅳ.4:50pm-5:40pm
Yu-Hsiang Lei
(NUS-Yale)


Ⅴ.5:50pm-6:40pm
Pei Gao
(NYU-Shanghai)

Ⅰ."From Samurai to Skyscrapers: How Historical lot Fragmentation Shapes Tokyo"
Ⅱ."Pre-Colonial Ethnic Environments and Contemporary Salience of Ethnicity in Africa"
Ⅲ."Refugee Inflow, Surplus Farm Labor, and Crop Marketization in Rural Africa"
Ⅳ."Communication Infrastructure and Stabilizing Food Prices : Evidence from the Telegraph Network in China"
Ⅴ."Helping Your Children Soar: Belief in Educational Opportunities and Parental Expenditure on Children"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Mon. 6 January
10:30AM-3:00PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S): No.15H05729


Ⅰ.10:30am-11:00am
Yohsuke Murase
(RIKEN)
"A Software Framework for Parameter-space Exploration and its Application to Social Network Modeling"


Ⅱ.11:00am-11:30am
Kazutoshi Sasahara
(Nagoya University)
"Emergence of Online Echo Chambers"


Ⅲ.11:30am-11:50am
Shaunette FERGUSON
(Kobe University)
" Diurnal Dynamics of Financial Systemic Risk"


Ⅳ.1:00pm-1:20pm
Michiharu Yamashita
(Machine Learning Engineer, Prospective PhD Student)
" Understanding Human Behavior with Wearable Sensors, Web Science, and Location Data"


Ⅴ.1:20pm-1:40pm
Akira Ishii
(Tottori University)
" Analysis of Conflicts in Society Using 2-component Opinion Dynamics of Official Stance and Real Opinion"


Ⅵ.1:40pm-2:00pm
Akira Matsui
(University of Southern California, Viterbi School of Engineering, PhD student)
" Human Behavior in Collaborative Work: The Case of Peer-reviewing and Forecasting"


Ⅶ.2:10pm-3:00pm
Emilio FERRARA
(Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California)
" Networks of Mass Manipulation: Detecting and Measuring Social Media Abuse"

RIEB Meeting Room, New Building, 2nd Floor

Campus Map Reference 33

 

Mon. 6 January
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Theory Seminar

Yu Awaya
(University of Rochester)

"Incentives under Equal-Pay Constraint and Subjective Peer Evaluation (joint with Jihwan Do) "

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Tue. 7 January
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: English

Michael McAleer
(Asia University,Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)

"Asymptotic Theory for Rotated Multivariate GARCH Models"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 16 January
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: English

Liu Guoen
(Peking University)

"Inclusive Growth and Healthy China"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 30 January
4:30PM-6:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), RoMacS

Ryu-ichiro Murota
(Faculty of Economics, Kindai University)

"Negative Interest Rate Policy in a Permanent Liquidity Trap"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 30 January
4:00PM-5:30PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), RIEB Seminar

Michael Danziger (Northeastern University)

"Multilayer network resilience through recovery processes"  

Seminar Room at RIEB (Kanematsu Memorial Hall, 1st Floor)

Campus Map Reference 34

Fri. 31 January
10:00AM-4:50PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A): No. 16H02016


Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B): No. 19H01484


Workshop on: Trade, Finance & Innovation

<10:00-10:50>
Noriaki Matsushima
(Osaka University;Coauthored with Hiroshi Kitamura,Misato Sato,and Wataru Tamura)
"Naked Exclusion under Exclusive-offer Competition:Experiment"

<11:00-11:50>
Tatsuyoshi MIYAKOSHI
(Hosei University)
"Public Security and Public Goods Provision"

<14:00-14:50>
Colin DAVIS
(Doshisha University)
"Innovation for Sale"

<15:00-15:50>
Yougjin Wang
(Nankai University)
"Escaping from Distortion via Exporting"

<16:00-16:50>
Charles Horioka
(RIEB,Kobe University;Coauthored with Nicholas Ford@Cambridge University)
"The Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle after Forty Years"

Chosa Room,Kanematsu Building,1F,Kobe University

Campus Map Reference 34

Tue. 3 February
3:00PM-5:00PM
Language: Japanese

Jointly supported by Integrated Research Center of Kobe University, and Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation

Fumiaki Sano
(Beijing PROTECHT Environmental Technology Ltd.)
Debater Kohei Mitsunami
(Teikyo University)

"Beijing Startup Ecosytem"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Tue. 4 February
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: English


*Canceled

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), Integrated Research Center of Kobe University, and Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation

Prof.Zhen Zhang
(Renmin University of China)

"A Simple and Efficient Estimation of the Average Treatment Effect in the Presence of Unmeasured Confounders"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Thu. 6 February
3:30PM-5:00PM
Language: English


Dr. Wei Huang
(University of Melbourne)

"Estimating the covariance of fragmented and other related types of functional data"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 7 February
1:20PM-2:50PM
Language: English

Yu Cao
(University of Southern California)

"Financial Constraints, Innovation Quality and Growth"


"Introduction to endogenous growth: empirical facts and theoretical development"

Chosa Room,Kanematsu Building,1F,Kobe University

Campus Map Reference 34

Mon. 10 February
1:20PM-2:50PM
Language: English

Daniel Jacobs
(University of Houston)

"Credit Shocks and Financial Literacy Accumulation"


"Introduction to Macroeconomics: The Solow Model"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Wed. 12 February
1:20PM-2:50PM
Language: English

Chris Mitchell
(Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University)

"The Lock-In Effect and the Corporate Payout Puzzle"


"Introduction to the Consumption Capital Asset Pricing Model"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 14 February
2:00PM-3:00PM
Language: Japanese


Fujio Takata
(Research Fellow, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University)

"Two Steady States and Two Movement Patterns under the Balanced Budget Rule---An Economy with Divisible Labor "

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Wed.26 February
1:20PM-6:10PM
Language: English

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A): No. 16H02016


Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B): No. 19H01484

Workshop on Public Policies and Time Zones

<13:20-14:10>
Tatsuyoshi MIYAKOSHI
(Hosei University)
"The Bystander Effect and Private Provision of Public Goods"

<14:20-15:10>
Dan SHENG
(Nankai University)
"VAT Tax Reform and Firm Markups"

<15:20-16:10>
Pramod SUR
(Asian Growth Research Institute)
"Famine and Wealth Inequality: Evidence from China"

<16:20-17:10>
Yongjin WANG
(Nankai University)
"Why Distance Matters for Online Trade"

<17:20-18:10>
Jun-ichi ITAYA
(Hokkaido University)
"Replicator Dynamics of Welfare Stigma"

 

RIEB Meeting Room, New Building, 2nd Floor

Campus Map Reference 33

 

Fri. 6 March
5:00PM-6:30PM
Language: English


Gunnar Gutsche
(University of Kassel)

"How relevant are economic preferences and personality traits for individual sustainable investment behavior? A framed field experiment"

Chosa Room,Kanematsu Building,1F,Kobe University

Campus Map Reference 34

Mon. 9 March
4:50PM-6:20PM
Language: Japanese


Jointly supported by kobe-deeh


*Canceled

Tomoko Hashino
(Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University)

"From Lyon to Kyoto: Modernization of traditional silk-weaving district in Japan, 1887-1929"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Mon. 16 March
1:30PM-3:00PM
Language: Japanese

Keizo Nagatani
(The University of British Columbia)

"Why does money destroy real economy"

Mid-sized meeting room, Faculty Offices Building (1st floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

Fri. 27 March
1:30PM-3:00PM
Language:Japanee

*Canceled

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Public Economics Seminar

Kazuko Nakata
(Setsunan University)

 

"Clarify the Mechanism of Horizontal and Vertical Tax Competition"

Meeting room, Main Building (2nd floor)

Campus Map Reference 38

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