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The 7th Annual International Conference on Applied Economics in Hawaii will be held online by the Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University

The 7th Annual International Conference on Applied Economics in Hawaii will be held online by the Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University at 9:40-14:05, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 (Japan Standard Time) as a 120th anniversary project of Kobe University. This conference will be held in a real-time Zoom Webinar format due to prolonged concern about the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, the specific theme of this year’s Hawaii Conference is “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Economic Activities”. Outstanding researchers from Australia, Hawaii, Japan, Singapore, and Taiwan are scheduled to present their recent projects on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic activities.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Victoria Baranov, an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne. Her research explores how health, psychological factors, and norms interact with poverty and economic development. Her research has been published in the American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and many other top journals across multiple disciplines.

Upon prior registration, anyone interested is welcome to audit the conference as an attendee of Zoom Webinar. Please see the poster and brochure for more details including the conference program and the biographies of the speakers.

Time & Date 9:40-14:05, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 (Japan Standard Time)
Venue Real-time Zoom Webinar
Language English
Participating Universities The University of Melbourne (Australia), Kobe University (Japan), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), National Taiwan University (Taiwan), The University of Hawaii at Manoa (U.S.A.)
Keynote Speaker Dr. Victoria Baranov, Associate Professor of Economics, The University of Melbourne
Supporters

Global Master Program (GMAP) in Economics, Kobe University Americas Division, Institute for Promoting International Partnerships, Kobe University

 Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation (KUSSI)

Poster & Brochure  The poster and brochure are shared in a Dropbox folder here.
Registration An aspiring attendee must register here by Friday, November 25, 2022. First 500 registered attendees can audit the conference.
Contact

Office for International Education and Exchange (OIEE), Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University (intl@econ.kobe-u. ac.jp)

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