ConferencesWorkshops/Seminars

2008-ws-semi

Economic Theory

Date Speaker Title
2007/1/11

Toyotaka Sakai

(Yokohama National University)

General Equivalence to the Uniform Rule through Strategic Manipulation
2007/1/18

Toshimasa Maruta (Nihon University)

Multiple Stochastically Stable Equilibria in Coordination Games
2007/1/25

Zaifu Yang

(Yokohama National University)

Double-Track Auction and Job Matching Mechanisms for Allocating Gross Substitutes and Complements (co-authored with Ning Sun)
2007/2/1 Byoung Heon Jun (Korea University) The precision of information and bargaining power
2007/2/1

Youngsub Chun

(Seoul National University)

Population sustainability of social and economic networks
2007/2/22

Roberto Veneziani

(University of London)

Liberalism implies equality (joint with Marco Mariotti)
2007/3/15 Nicolas Houy (University of Paris) Dynamics of Stable Sets of Constitutions
2007/4/19 Hiroyuki Nakata (University of Essex) TBA
2007/4/26 Midori Hirokawa (Hosei University) A bargaining model on the anticommons (joint with Richard Cornes)
2007/5/10 Ezra Einy (Hitotsubashi University) On the existence of Bayesian Cournot Equilibrium
2007/5/24

Kaname Miyagishima

(Hitotsubashi University)

Ranking Linear Budget Sets
2007/5/31

Daisuke Nakajima

(University of Michigan)

Theory of Choice by Elimination (joint with Yusufcan Masatlioglu)
2007/6/7

Nori Tarui

(University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Cooperation on Climate-Change Mitigation
2007/6/14 In-Koo Cho (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Perishable Durable Goods
2007/6/28

Naoki Yoshihara

(Hitotsubashi University)

On general existence of party-unanimity Nash equilibria in multi-dimensional political competition games
2007/7/12

Koichi Tadenuma

(Hitotsubashi University)

Lexicographic Compositions of Two Criteria for Decision Making
2007/10/4 Yosuke Yasuda (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies) The Theory of Collusion Under Financial Constraints
2007/10/11 Takashi Kunimoto (McGill University) Robust Virtual Implementation with Incomplete Information: Towards a Reinterpretation of the Wilson Doctrine (joint with Georgy Artemov and Roberto Serrano)
2007/10/18 Tadashi Sekiguchi (Kyoto University) Optimal Sharing Rules in Repeated Partnerships
2007/11/7 Kazuya Hyogo (Ryukoku University) Lexicographic Expected Utility with a Subjective State Space
2007/11/7

Norio Takeoka

(Ritsumeikan University)

Menu-Dependent Self-Control
2007/11/7 Mayumi Horie (Kyoto University) A General Update Rule for Convex Capacities
2007/11/29

Kentaro Fukumoto

(Gakushuin Univerisity)

(in Japanese)
2007/12/20 Hideo Konishi (Boston College) Contributing or Free-Riding? A Theory of Endogenous Lobby Formation (with Taiji Furusawa)

Macro & Money

Date Speaker Title
2007/1/11

Yasuhiro Arikawa

(Waseda Univerisity)

The Adoption of Poison Pills and Managerial Entrenchment: Evidence from Japan
2007/1/23 Hiromi Nosaka (Kansai University) Team production as a source of low fertility
2007/4/9

George W. Evans

(University of Oregon)

Can Perpetual Learning Explain the Forward-Premium Puzzle?

(with Avik Chakraborty)

2007/4/26

Kazuki Yokoyama

(Nagoya City University)

Too Big to Fail: the Panic of 1927
2007/5/7

Satoko Takamatsu

(Hitotsubashi University)

(in Japanese)
2007/5/14

Hideaki Murase

(Nagoya City University)

Financial Globalization: Robin Hood or King John?
2007/6/1 Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia) Country Portfolios in Open Economy Macro Models (with Alan Sutherland)
2007/6/7 Tsutomu Miyagawa (Gakushuin University) (in Japanese)
2007/6/11 Hideki Toya (Nagoya City University) Using Natural Disasters as a Test of Fiscal Decentralization Performance
2007/6/18

Masakatsu Okubo

(University of Tsukuba)

Life-Cycle Savings and Wealth Distribution in Japan
2007/6/25 James H. Hamilton (UCSD) Daily Monetary Policy Shocks and the Delayed Response of New Home Sales
2007/6/29 John Leahy (New York University) A Phillips Curve with an Ss Foundation (with Mark Gertler)
2007/7/3

Maarten Dossche

(Banque Nationale de Belgique)

Price-Setting in the Euro Area: Some Stylized Facts from Individual Producer Price Data
2007/7/9

Ruud H. Koning

(University of Groningen)

A Practical Approach to Validating a PD Model
2007/7/9 Ryuzo Miyao (Kobe University) Understanding Price Dynamics in Japan's Deflationary Period: A Monetary Perspective
2007/7/23

Shigeru Matsukawa

(Osaka Prefecture University)

A Simple Recipe for Monetarists from Deflationary Activists
2007/7/30

Hiroyuki Kasahara

(University of Western Ontario)

Sequential Estimation of Structural Models with Fixed Point Constraint
2007/10/15

Masaya Sakuragawa

(Keio University)

A global analysis of international capital movement under capital market imperfection
2007/10/25

Satoshi Koibuchi

(Chiba University of Commerce)

(in Japanese)
2007/10/29 Youichi Furukawa (Keio University) Intellectual Property Rights and the Standardization of Technology
2007/11/12

Kaoru Hosono

(Gakushuin University)

(in Japanese)
2007/11/22 Jarko Fidrmuc (CESifo) Business Cycle in Europe and in Asia
2007/12/3

R. Anton Braun

(The University of Tokyo)

The saving rate in Japan: Why it has fallen and why it will remain low

Statistics & Econometrics

Date Speaker Title
2007/5/25 Kohei Aono (Hitotsubashi University)

(in Japanese)

2007/5/25

Taku Yamamoto

(Hitotsubashi University)

(in Japanese)

 

2007/6/5

Katsumi Shimotsu

(Queen's University)

Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Finite Mixture Models of Dynamic Discrete Choices
2007/6/8 Ryo Okui (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) Asymptotically unbiased estimation of autocovariances and autocorrelations with long panel data
2007/6/22

Takayuki Morimoto

(Hitotsubashi University)

An optimal weight for realized variance based on intermittent high-  frequency data
2007/6/22

Tsunemasa Shiba

(Hitotsubashi University)

Fully Bayesian Estimation of Unknown HeteroskedasticVariances
2007/6/29 Yoko Konishi (Hitotsubashi University) Measuring the Firm-Specific Productivities
2007/6/29

Eiji Kurozumi

(Hitotsubashi University)

Asymptotic Properties of the Efficient Estimators for Cointegrating Regression Models with Serially Dependent Errors
2007/7/12 Takaki Hayashi (Keio University) Nonsynchronous covariation with application to high-frequency finance
2007/10/12

Antonio Aznar

(University of Zaragoza)

A Point Optimal Test for the Null of Near Integration
2007/10/19 Myoung-jae Lee (Korea University) Measuring the Usage Effects of Tying a Messenger to Windows
2007/11/9

Kei Nanamiya

(Hitotsubashi University)

A Note on Multiscale Regression
2007/11/9

Hitoshi Motoyama

(Hitotsubashi University)

(in Japanese)

 

2007/11/16

Keita Owari

(Hitotsubashi University)

Robust Exponential Hedging and Robust Projection of Probability Measures with Linear Penalty
2007/11/16

Katsuto Tanaka

(Hitotsubashi University)

Analysis of models with complex roots on the unit circle
2007/12/7 Yuki Ito (Hitotsubashi University)

(in Japanese)

2007/12/7

Masataka Suzuki

(Hitotsubashi University)

A Model of Asset Prices with Heterogeneous Irrational Investors
2007/12/14 Reiko Tobe (Hitotsubashi University) (in Japanese)
2007/12/14

Toshio Honda

(Hitotsubashi University)

Estimation in Partial Linear Models under Long-Range Dependence

International Trade & Investment

Date Speaker Title
2007/1/9

Yoshimasa Komoriya

(Hitotsubashi University)

Taxes, Tariffs and Transfer Pricing under Monopoly
2007/1/23 Hu Yunfang (Kobe University) Human Capital Accumulation, Home Production and Equilibrium Dynamics
2007/2/27 Chia-Hui Lu (Academia Sinica) Foreign Direct Investment under Uncertainty
2007/2/27

Kamal Saggi

(Southern Methodist University)

The Economics of WTO's Non-discrimination Rules
2007/3/22

Giovanni Maggi

(Princeton University)

Trade agreements as endogenously incomplete contracts (with Robert Staiger and Henrik Horn)
2007/6/26

Naoki Yoshihara

(Hitotsubashi University)

Imperialist policy versus welfare state policy: A Theory of Political Competition over Military Policy and Redistribution
2007/7/3

Yoshimasa Komoriya

(Hitotsubashi University)

Transfer Pricing and Taxation with Heterogeneous Firms
2007/10/3

Emily Blanchard

(University of Virginia)

Political Stasis or Protectionist Rut? Policy Mechanisms for Reform Under Democracy
2007/10/15

Emily Blanchard

(University of Virginia)

Governments, Politics, and Voters: Modeling the Political Economy of Trade Reform

IO&Labor

Date Speaker Title
2007/5/8

Hiroyuki Chuma

(Hitotsubashi University)

(in Japanese)

 

2007/5/15 Giorgio Brunello (Padova/Kyoto) The Stairways to Heaven: a Model of Career Choice in Sports and Games, with an Example from Chess (with Kenn Ariga, Roki Iwahashi and Lorenzo Rocco)
2007/5/22

Sebastien Lechevalier

Nicolas Canry

Julien Fouquau

(Paris 1 University)

Price Dynamics in Japan (1981-2001): A Structural Analysis of Mechanisms in the Goods and Labor Markets
2007/5/29

Ryu Kanbayashi

(Hitotsubashi Univeristy)

Deferred Compensation: Evidence from Employer-Employee Matched Data from Japan (with Kyoji Fukao, Daiji Kawaguchi, Hyeog Ug Kwon, Young Gak Kim, and Izumi Yokoyama)
2007/6/12

Ayako Kondo

(Columbia University)

Long-term Effects of a Recession at Labor Market Entry in Japan and the United States
2007/6/19

Edward Vytlacil

(Columbia University)

Treatment Effect Bounds: An Application to Swan-Ganz Catheterization (joint with Azeem Shaikh and Jay Bhattacharya)
2007/6/26

Tatsuro Iwaisako

(Ritsumeikan University)

Patent Enforcement, Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth
2007/7/10 Kiho Yoon (Korea University) Optimal licensing contracts under demand uncertainty: An application to Korea's 3G mobile licensing case
2007/10/2

Sayaka Nakamura

(Rice University)

How Do Hospitals Respond When Profitable Patients Become Unprofitable?
2007/10/9 Makoto Nirei (Carleton University) Aggregate fluctuations of discrete investments
2007/10/16 Kiyoshi Matubara (Nihon University) (in Japanese)
2007/10/23

Kenji Wada (Keio University)

Akihito Toda (Keio University)

(in Japanese)

 

2007/10/30

Yasuhiro Arai

(Hitotsubashi University)

(in Japanese)

 

2007/11/6 Toshiyuki Matsuura (Hitotsubashi University) Measurement of consumer benefit of competition in Japanese retail outlets
2007/11/13

David Neumark

(University of California)

Identifying the Effect of Never-Married Motherhood on Child Outcomes Using Variation in Incarceration Rates
2007/11/27 Akiko Oishi (Chiba University) (in Japanese)
2007/12/4

Kengo Yasui

(Hitotsubashi University)

The Male Marriage Premium in Japan (with Shinpei Sano)