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April, 2017

Thursday,
April 20

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Partial exclusivity
Laurent Linnemer (CREST)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 20

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Applied Macroeconomics Seminar and International Economics Seminar

Spacial Chaining of Price Indexes to Improve International Comparisons of Prices and Real Incomes
Prasada Rao (University of Queensland)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
April 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Communication Enhancement through Information Acquisition by Uninformed Player
Hitoshi Sadakane (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Risk and Ambiguity in Asset Returns
Chiaki Hara (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

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March, 2017

Friday,
March 24

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Time is money: Valuation of changes in commuting distances using georeferenced data
Peter Haller (Institute for Employment Research (IAB))
Commuting and Internet Traffic Congestion
Marcus Berliant (The University of British Columbia)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
March 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Dynamic Mechanism Design with Overbooking, Different Deadlines, and Multi-unit Demands
Ryuji Sano (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

Exhaustible Resources with Production Adjustment Costs
Steven Kou (National University of Singapore)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

State-wise monotonicity and subjective probabilities
Norio Takeoka (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
March 8

14:40 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Effects of Tourism Resources on Local Education Levels in Mexico
Yuta Hayakawa(Faculty of Economics,Kyoto University)
An Improved Test for Cross-Section Independence in Panel Data Models with Serially Correlated Errors
Daisuke Yamazaki (Kyoto Institute of Economic Research)
Can an Economic Structural Model Support Hypothetical and Experimental Evidence? Preference Parameters Before and After the Great East Japan Earthquake
A Data Driven Procedure to Derive 1.06n-1/5 Rule of Thumb Bandwidth in Kernel Density Estimation of Normal Distribution
Hayato Nakanishi (Kyoto Institute of Economic Research)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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February, 2017

Thursday,
February 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

Varying Ambiguity Aversion in Mixing Actions: an Explanation for "Own-payoff" Effects
Mayumi Horie (Hiroshima University of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
February 22

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

A Bernstein-von Mises Theorem for Moment Restriction Models and Bayesian Empirical Likelihood
Naoya Sueishi (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
February 17

13:00 ~ 14:30

KIER Seminar

Expected Profits in Stachelberg Games with Private Information
Tomoya Nakamura (Meiji Gakuin University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
February 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

Uncertain temptation and dynamic consistency
Youichirou Higashi (Okayama University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
February 8

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

On Trigonometric Trend Regressions of Unknown Frequencies in the Presence of Autoregressive Error
Mototsugu Shintani (University of Tokyo)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
February 3

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

International hub: congestion pricing and capacity investment
Lin Minghsin(Osaka University of Economics)
Hub connectivity and implications for airport competition
Anming Zhang (The University of British Columbia)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
February 1

15:30 ~ 17:30

CAPS Seminar 76: Workshop on Quality of Life Research

Using Quality of Life Surveys for Health Determinant Analysis
Shigeru Hirota (Kyoto University)
Risa Hagiwara (Meikai University)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

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January, 2017

Thursday,
January 26

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Applied Macroeconomics Seminar, Applied Microeconomics Seminar and Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Marketmaking Middlemen
Makoto Watanabe (VU University Amsterdam)

Place: Room 101, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Saturday,
January 21

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Industry Growth Through Spinoffs and Acquisitions
Atsushi Ohyama (Hitotsubashi University)
Successful Jobs and Dead-end Jobs in Bureaucracy: Evidence from Japan
Kenta Kojima (Kwansei Gakuin University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
January 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

Financial Complexity and Trade
Spyros Galanis (University of Southampton)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
January 5

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Endogenous fluctuations and social welfare under credit constraints and heterogeneous beliefs
Hiroyuki Nakata (University of Leicester)

Place: Conference Room

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December, 2016

Thursday,
December 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

von Neumann-Morgenstern stable Sets of a Patent Licensing Game: The existence and Non-existence
Naoki Watanabe (Keio University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
December 16

14:45 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

A Politico-economic Approach on Government Expenditures
Katsuyuki Naitou (Asia University)
Public Debt Policy in a Political Economy
Real Arai (Kochi University of Technology)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
December 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

Subjective Learning with Waiting Costs
Kazuya Hyogo (Ryukoku University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 15

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Nonparametric Bayes models for mixed-scale longitudinal surveys
Tsuyoshi Kunihama (Nagoya University)

Place: Room N101, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
December 13

15:30 ~ 18:10

CAPS Seminar 74: Issues Concerning Future Maintenance of Social Capital

Desirable Directions for Public Private Partnerships and Public Finance Initiatives
Syoichiro Suzuki (MLIT)
Prefectural Financial Burdens for Road Infrastructure under Population Decline
Toru Takemoto (Tezukayama University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
December 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

The Risky Steady State and the Interest Rate Lower Bound
Taisuke Nakata (Federal Reserve Board)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
December 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Expected Utility Theory with Bounded Probability Nets
Mamoru Kaneko (Waseda University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
December 7

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Testing for Overconfidence Statistically: A Moment Inequality Approach
Jin Yanchun (Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
December 2

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Effects on Birthrates of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami - Empirical Analysis at the Neighborhood Level
Keita Shiba (Osaka University / Graduate Schools)
Partition, Independence and Population Geography in Bengal
Kenmei Tsubota (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
December 1

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Incomplete preferences and a unique subjective state space
Nobuo Koida (Iwate Prefectural University)

Place: Conference Room

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November, 2016

Monday,
November 28

13:00 ~ 16:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Joint Usage/Research Center Project and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

The History of Bank Formation in Central Asian Nations
Masaru Honma (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
November 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Ambiguity or Endogenous Discounting?
Asen Kochov (University of Rochester)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Limited consideration and limited data
Yuta Inoue (Graduate school of Economics, Waseda University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
November 16

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Macroeconomic Forecasting and Variable Selection with a Very Large Number of Predictors: A Penalized Regression Approach
Shinya Tanaka (Otaru University of Commerce)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
November 11

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

On Interest Rate Policy and Asset Bubbles
Gadi Barlevy (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
November 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Agency, potential and contagion
Jonathan Newton (University of Sydney)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
November 4

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Agglomeration Economics/Productivity and Quality Improvement
Hisamitsu Saito (Hokkaido University)
A Nonparametric Conjoint and Welfare Analysis of Working Conditions: Application to Japanese Labor Market
Keisuke Kawata (Hiroshima University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

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October, 2016

Friday,
October 28

14:45 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Financial Vulnerability and Monetary Policy
Fernando Duarte (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Financial Cycles with Heterogeneous Intermediaries
Helene Rey (London Business School)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Friday,
October 21

14:45 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Replacing Income Taxation with Consumption Taxation in Japan
Selo Imrohoroglu (University of Southern California)
Capital Misallocation: Frictions or Distortions?
Joel David (University of Southern California)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
October 20

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Gains in evolutionary dynamics: unifying rational framework for dynamic stability
Dai Zusai (Temple University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 14

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

The rise of the service economy and the real return on capital
Miguel Leon-Ledesma (University of Kent)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Friday,
October 14

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Applied Microseminar and KIER Research

Provider Incentives and Health Care Costs: Evidence from Long-Term Care Hospitals
Liran Einav (Stanford University)

Place: Seminar Room 101, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
October 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Money as Minimal Complexity
Pradeep Dubey (Stony Brook/Yale)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Zero Prices: Optimal Pricing of Experience Goods under Consumer Dynamic Loss Aversion
Takeshi Murooka (University of Munich)

Place: Conference Room

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September, 2016

Thursday,
September 29

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

On multimarket contact under imperfect public observability
Tadashi Sekiguchi (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
September 21

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Revealed preferences over risk and uncertainty
John Quah (Johns Hopkins University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
September 16

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Industrial Dynamics with Variable Markups
Chris Edmond (University of Melbourne)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Friday,
September 16

16:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Migration as a signal
Jens Wrona (Dusseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, Heinrich-Heine University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
September 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Communication and Cooperation in Repeated Games
Yu Awaya (University of Rochester)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
September 15

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Applied Macroeconomics Seminar and KIER Seminar

Policy Uncertainty and Cost of Delaying Reform: A Case of Aging Japan
Sagiri Kitao (Keio University)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Tuesday,
September 13

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

A New Measure of Divergence
Joseph Zeira (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
September 1

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Hidden Profiles and Persuasion Cascades in Group Decision-Making
Saori Chiba (Kyoto University)
Separable Implicit Utility Representation under Ambiguity
Mayumi Horie (Hiroshima University of Economics)
Core Analysis of a Cooperative Game with Unfair Evasive Individuals
Seiji Takanashi (Kyoto University Graduate School)

Place: Conference Room

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August, 2016

Wednesday,
August 31

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

A Partial Identification Subnetwork Approach to Discrete Games in Large Networks: An Application to Quantifying Peer Effects
Tong Li (Vanderbilt University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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July, 2016

Thursday,
July 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

Sequential implementation without commitment
Takashi Hayashi (University of Glasgow)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
July 23

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Relational Adaptation under Reel Authority
Ricard Gil (Ricard Gil)
Dynamic Oligopoly with Financing Friction: The U.S. Airline Industry after the Deregulation
Kohei Kawaguchi (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 21

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

On path independent stochastic choice
Kota Saito (California Institute of Technology)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 20

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Zipf's Law: A Microfoundation
Alexis Akira Toda (University of California, San Diego)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
July 20

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Structural Estimation and Verification of Scoring Auctions when Beliefs Are Biased
Kazuki Ohata (Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
July 20

10:00 ~ 12:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Data and Analysis Methods for Measuring Effects of Economic Development
Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
July 19

14:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Risks, Time and Social Preferences of Small Business Owners: A Comparison of Traditional and Modern Sectors in Delhi, India
Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
July 14

17:00 ~ 18:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Optimality of Naive Investment Strategies in Dynamic Mean-Variance Optimization Problems with Multiple Priors
Yuki Shigeta (Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
July 12

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Applied Macroeconomics Seminar and Applied Microeconomics Seminar

Sovereign Debt Restructurings: Delays in Renegotiations with Risk Averse Creditors
Tamon Asonuma (IMF)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Monday,
July 11

15:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Comparative Economic Systems Seminar and KIER Foundation

Does Russian Arctic authorities to develop Polar projects in current economic crisis and uncertainty?: Near and far perspective
Arbakhan Magomedov (Ulyanovsk State University, Russia)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
July 8

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Applied Macroeconomics Seminar and KIER Seminar

Technical Change, Capital Accumulation, and Distribution
Naoki Yoshihara (University of Massachusetts)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Friday,
July 8

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Monocentric and polycentric patterns in spatial models of agglomeration
Minoru Osawa (Tohoku University / Graduate Schools)
Measuring Competition Intensity and Product Differentiation: Evidence from the Airline Industry
Benny Mantin (University of Waterloo)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
July 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Information Acquisition under Persuasive Precedent versus Binding Precedent
Hulya Eraslan (Rice University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 6

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Post-Observation Sample Selection and Integrable Empirical Processes
Tetsuya Kaji (MIT)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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June, 2016

Thursday,
June 30

17:00 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Model of Two-Stage Election
Shino Takayama (University of Queensland)
No Lonely Toy! A Combinatoric Algorithm for Computing Brouwer Fixed-points
Andrew McLennan (University of Queensland)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
June 28

15:30 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

Offshoring Health Risks: The Impact of the U.S. Lead Regulation on Infant Health in Mexico
Kensuke Teshima (Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Saturday,
June 25

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Endogenous Entry To Security-Bid Auctions
Takeharu Sogo (Osaka International University)
When Salesforces Manage Customer Relationships: Effect of Sales Incentives on Customer Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard
Kosuke Uetake (Yale University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
June 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

Stochastic Games with Unknown, Changing Monitoring Structure
Yuichi Yamamoto (University of Pennsylvania)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
June 23

15:30 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Comparative Economic Systems Seminar and KIER Foundation

Institutional evolution of financial system in Holland and Japan / Economic outlook of Poland
Solarz Jan Krzysztof (University of Social Sciences in Warsaw/National Bank of Poland)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
June 16

16:30 ~ 18:40

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Balanced Ranking Mechanisms
Debasis Mishra (Indian Statistical Institute)
Hybrid Lung Exchange
Morimitsu Kurino (University of Tsukuba)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
June 10

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

City Scale and Industrial Structure: Factors in the Coexistence of a Constant Order and Disturbances
Tomoya Mori (Kyoto University)
Ageing and urban agglomeration under the multi-regional overlapping generation model
Toru Naito (Doshisha University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
June 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Sponsored Project Research

On Strategy-proofness and the Salience of Single-peakedness
Shurojit Chatterji (Singapore Management University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 8

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Econometrics Seminar and Applied Microseminar

Empirical likelihood for High Frequency Data
Yukitoshi Matsushita (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
June 3

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Applied Macroeconomics Seminar and Sponsored Project Seminar

Efficient Job Upgrading, Search on the Job and and Output Dispersion
Shouyong Shi (Pennsylvania State University)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
June 2

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Countervailing Conflicts of Interest in Delegation Games
Saori Chiba (Kyoto University)
Bayesian Updating for Complementarily Additive Beliefs under Ambiguity
Mayumi Horie (Hiroshima University of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

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May, 2016

Saturday,
May 28

14:00 ~ 17:15

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Russia's financial sector and sanctions of the West
Victor Gorshkov (Kaichi International Univeristy)
The impact of monetary strategies on inflation persistence
Evzen Kocenda (Charles University Institute of Economic Studies)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
May 27

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Asymmetries in the Forex Volatility Connectedness
Evzen Kocenda (Charles University)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Friday,
May 27

15:30 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Comparative Economic Systems Seminar and Sponsored Project Research Seminar

Economic Analysis of Law and Corporate Governance - A Microempirical Study of the Stock Corporation System in Russia
Ichiro Iwasaki (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
May 26

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Strategic Ambiguity and Information
Atsushi Kajii (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 26

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

A Max-Correlation White Noise Test for Weakly Dependent Time Series
Kaiji Motegi (Waseda University)

Place: Room N101/102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
May 26

16:00 ~ 18:00

CAPS Seminar 69: The Economy of Asia Now and in the Future

Chinese Economic Deceleration and the World Economy
Ayako Terauchi (Cabinet Office)
Short and Long-Term Risks for the Korean Economy
Yuichi Takayasu (Daito Bunka University)

Place: Room N201, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
May 25

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Forecasting with Model Uncertainty: Representations and Risk
Keisuke Hirano (University of Arizona)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
May 20

14:00 ~ 15:30

KIER Seminar

Growth, Secular Stagnation and Wealth Preference
Yoshiyasu Ono (Osaka University)

Place: Room N201, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
May 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Concealments of Problems: An Incentive of Avoiding the Responsibility
Tomoya Tajika (Kobe University / Graduate Schools)
Multistage Information Transmission with Voluntary Monetary Transfer
Hitoshi Sadakane (Kobe University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 19

14:30 ~ 16:00

Market Quality Workshop

Constrained Efficiency of Competitive Entrepreneurship
Sakai Ando (Columbia University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
May 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Liquidity Trap and Optimal Monetary Policy Revisited
Yuki Teranishi (Keio University)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Friday,
May 13

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Delegated Information Choice
Kris Nimark (Cornell University)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
May 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Constrained efficiency of competitive entrepreneurship
Misaki Matsumura (Columbia University)

Place: Conference Room

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April, 2016

Wednesday,
April 27

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Econometrics Seminar and Applied Microseminar

Alternative Over-Identifying Restriction Test in GMM with Grouped Moment Conditions
Kazuhiko Hayakawa (Hiroshima University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
April 23

14:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Analysis of Industrial Location in China
Takuma Kobayashi (Kyoto University)
Comment: Norihiro Fushita (Japan Institute of International Affairs)
Deepening Economic Crisis in Russia and Economic Policy
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
April 21

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Cooperation among behaviorally heterogeneous players in social dilemma with stay or leave decisions
Takehito Masuda (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
April 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Applied Microseminar

Managerial Attention and Worker Performance
Andrea Prat (Columbia University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
April 15

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Forward Guidance and Asset Prices
Refet S. Gurkaynak (Bilkent University)

Place: Room N202, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
April 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Hidden Profiles and Persuasion Cascades in Group Decision Making
Saori Chiba (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

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March, 2016

Monday,
March 28

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Applied Microseminar

Organizing For Change: The Optimality of Change-Biased Organizations
Hideshi Itoh (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Seminar Room 101, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Tuesday,
March 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Repeated Implementation with Incomplete Information
Hamid Sabourian (University of Cambridge)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
March 18

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Inter-firm Transaction Networks and Location in a City
Toshimori Otasawa (Kobe University)
Illegal immigration, unemployment, and multiple destinations
Yasuhiro Sato (Osaka University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Tuesday,
March 15

15:00 ~ 17:10

KIER Seminar

The Politics of Financial Development and Capital Accumulation
Keigo Nishida (Fukuoka University)
How Does Democratization Affect the Composition of Government Expenditure?
Keisuke Okada (Kansai University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
March 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Resolving the social choice problem: Compromize, maximize and axiomatize
Shmuel Nitzan (Bar-Ilan University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday, March 5
Sunday, March 6

09:00 ~ 17:30
09:30 ~ 13:00

Jointly held by KIER Seminar and Russian Historical Statistics Seminar

Toward Completion of the Russia Volume of "Asian Long Term Economic Statistics"
Detailed Program (PDF, 188KB)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 3

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Applied Microseminar

Persuasive Signalling
Ming Li (Concordia University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 3

14:30 ~ 17:00

Workshop on Recent Developments in Econometric Theory and Its Applications

Estimation using a Partial Identification Model and Moment Inequality
Hirofumi Ohta (Kyoto University)
Multi-Agent Systems and Society
Kentaro Ttakahira (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Debater: Kohtaro Hitomi (Kyoto Institute of Technology)
Road Development Effects based on Municipal Data
Arihiro Yoshimura (Kyoto University)
Masato Yodo (Kyoto University)
Debater: Yoko Konishi (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)
How did Chinese FDI Regime Shift Affect Activities of Foreign Invested Firms?
Mitsuo Inada (Kyoto University)
Debater: Kohtaro Hitomi (Kyoto Institute of Technology)
Optimal Minimax Rates of Specification Tests for IV Regression
Kohtaro Hitomi (Kyoto Institute of Technology)
Masamune Iwasawa (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Yoshihiko Nishiyama (Kyoto University)
Debater: Naoya Sueishi (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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February, 2016

Monday,
February 29

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Fiscal Policy and Debt Management with Incomplete Markets
Thomas J. Sargent (New York University)

Place: Mizuho Hall, Floor B1, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Friday,
February 26

15:00 ~ 17:10

CAPS Seminar 68: Macroeconomic Trends Surrounding Social Capital Development

Sources of Unemployment fluctuations: How important are Mismatch shocks?
Masataka Eguchi (Komazawa University)
Financial Policy Management by the Bank of Japan
Katsutoshi Takehata (Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
February 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Endogenous Entry To Security-Bid Auctions
Takeharu Sogo (Osaka International University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 25

16:00 ~ 18:10

CAPS Seminar 67: Issues Concerning Social Capital Development

Structural Estimation of the Scoring Auction Model
Jun Nakabayashi (Tohoku University)
The Importance of Policy Perception in Construction Industry Wage Determination
Masato Yodo (Kyoto University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
February 24

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Performance of multiple testing in nonstationary panels and empirical applications
Takashi Matsuki (Osaka Gakuin University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
February 19

15:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Kyoto University Research and Collaboration Platform, Comparative Economic Systems Seminar and Sponsored Project Research Seminar

Current Issues of Institutional Analysis, How to get published in top journals
Geoffrey Wood (University of Essex, UK)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 18

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Cooperative Behavior Development in a Public Goods Game, Using a Stochastic Model of Genetic Drift Effects
Shu Kurokawa (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
February 17

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

GMM Model Averaging for Conditional Moment Restrictions
Liu Qingfeng (Otaru University of Commerce)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
February 4

15:00 ~ 17:10

CAPS Seminar 66

The Effects of Overseas Outsourcing by Japanese Firms on Their Supplier Firms' Markups and TFP Growth
Tomohiko Inui (Gakushuin University
The Impact of Multinationals' Overseas Expansion on Employment at Suppliers at Home: New evidence from firm-level transaction relationship data for Japan
Keiko Ito (Senshu University)
Ayumu Tanaka (Setsunan University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

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January, 2016

Thursday,
January 28

16:30 ~ 18:00

CAPS Seminar 65: Understanding the Cross-country Productivity Gap of Exporters

Understanding the Cross-country Productivity Gap of Exporters
Kozo Kiyota (Keio University)

Place: Seminar Room 107, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
January 28

15:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Sponsored Project Seminar, Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Evolution of People Management in Business Administration - The Significance and Limits of Human Resource Management
Norio Kamibayashi (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
January 27

15:00 ~ 17:10

CAPS Seminar 64: Social Capital Development and Regional Economies

Empirical Research on Regional Economics and Social Capital
Ryosuke Hayashi (Kagoshima University)
Road Development Effects based on Municipal Data
Arihiro Yoshimura (Kyoto University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
January 22

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Break Even Shadow Toll - A Scheme for Optimal Supply of International Transport Infrastructure
Ryo Itoh (Tohoku University)
Transportation Investment Assessment based on Port and Airport Location and Industrial Structure Heterogeneity: Toward Development of an SCGE Model
Tomoki Ishikuro (Tokyo Metropolitan University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
January 15

15:00 ~ 17:10

CAPS Seminar 63: Directions for Social Capital Development under Population Decline

The Social Capital Development Strategy of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
Takemo Murakami (MLIT)
Alternation and Complementarity of Public and Private Investment: Analysis of Prefectural Data
Tomomi Miyazaki (Kobe University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
January 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Iterative Revelation Mechanisms (and an Application to Ascending Package Auctions)
Ryuji Sano(Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
January 13

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

The effects of economic growth, financial development, financial openness and democracy on inequality
Sun Pin (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
January 8

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Macroeconomic Effects of Bank Recapitalizations
Antti Ripatti (University of Helsinki)

Place: Seminar Room 101, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Friday,
January 8

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Joint Usage/Research Center Project and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Russian Security: Centered on Ukraine, Syria and the Arctic
Shinji Hyodo (National Institute for Defense Studies)
Comment: Norihiro Fushita (Japan Institute of International Affairs)

Place: Conference Room

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December, 2015

Thursday,
December 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Multiproduct-Firm Oligopoly: An Aggregative Games Approach
Nicolas Schutz (University of Mannheim)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
December 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by KIER Seminar, Macroeconomics Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Sustainable International Monetary Policy Cooperation
Takeki Sunakawa (University of Tokyo)

Place: Room N101/102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
December 18

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Valuing travel time reliability from a system perspective
Xiao Yu (Tokyo Institute of Technology / Graduate Schools)
TBA
Wen-Tai Hsu (Singapore Management University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Friday,
December 18

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Theoretical Issues in Chinese Labor Relations Law
Peng Guanghua

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
December 18

13:00 ~ 14:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Can Guest Workers Solve Japan's Fiscal Problems?
Selahattin Imrohoroglu (University of Southern California)

Place: Room N101/102, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
December 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Repeated Games with General Discounting
Jaeok Park (Yonsei University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
December 15

13:00 ~ 14:30

CAPS Seminar 62

The 5th Science and Technology Basic Plan (Provisional title)
Takeo Nakagawa (Cabinet Office)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
December 11

14:45 ~ 16:15

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Welfare Consequences of Information Aggregation and Optimal Market Size
Kei Kawakami (The University of Melbourne)

Place: Room 101, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
December 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and KIER Research

Effort-Maximizing Contests
Wojciech Olszewski (Northwestern University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
December 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Structural Estimation and Dispersal Estimation of Scoring Auctions
Kazuki Ohata (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Sunday,
December 6

12:30 ~ 16:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Approaching the Problems of Contemporary Ukraine
Kumiko Haba (Aoyama Gakuin University)
Pure Life and a Time of Abundance - Recalling a Thought Journey
Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)

Place: Conference Room 1, 3rd Floor, Human and Social Science Hall 2, Kakuma Campus, Kanazawa University

Friday,
December 4

15:00 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Urban Economics Workshop and Applied Microeconomics Seminar

A Network Theory-based Delineation of Metropolitan Areas with Mass People Flow Data
Shota Fujishima (University of Tokyo)
A Theory of Continuous Uncertainty Types
Achim Czerny (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
December 3

15:30 ~ 17:00

Market Quality Workshop

Do Risk Preferences Change? Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake
Hitoshi Shigeoka (Simon Fraser University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Tuesday,
December 1

13:00 ~ 14:30

CAPS Seminar 61

The Disability Discrimination Act and Japanese-style Employment Practices
Takanobu Nakajima (Keio University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

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November, 2015

Friday,
November 27

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems SeminarSeminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Affine Term Structure Pricing with Bond Supply As Factors
Fumio Hayashi (GRIPS)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
November 26

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Joint Usage/Research Center Project

Convex Hiring Cost and Business Cycles
Koji Yokota (Otaru University of Commerce)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 26

15:30 ~ 17:00

Market Quality Workshop

Financial Attention
Nachum Sicherman (Columbia University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
November 20

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

Reformulation of the arbitrage-free pricing method under the multi-curve environment
Masaaki Kijima (Tokyo Metropolitan University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
November 19

16:00 ~ 17:30

Market Quality Workshop

Do Out-of-School Education Programs Improve Test Scores: Evidence From a Randomized Control Trial
Jean Grossman (Princeton University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
November 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Optimal Minimax Rates of Specification Tests for IV Regression
Masamune Iwasawa (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
November 13

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Quantitative Analysis of the Effects of Area Management on Land Prices
Masato Yodo (Kyoto University)
Spatial competition among retail gasoline stations in Japan
Hajime Seya (Hiroshima University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
November 13

14:45 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Payment Choice and Currency Use: Insights from Two Billion Retail Transactions
Alex Wolman (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)
Introducing Moral Virtue Ethics into Normative Economics for Models with Endogenous Preferences
Masao Ogaki (Keio University)

Place: Room 101, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
November 5

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Shared intentions: the evolution of collaboration
Jonathan Newton (University of Sydney)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 5

15:00 ~ 16:30

Market Quality Workshop

Balanced Growth without Uzawa
Gene Grossman (Princeton University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

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October, 2015

Thursday,
October 29

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Revealed Attention
Revealed Preference and Limited Attention with Panel Data
Daisuke Nakajima (Otaru University of Commerce)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 28

10:00 ~ 12:00

CAPS Seminar 60: Economics and Fiscal/Monetary Policy

Simulation Analysis of Capital Levies, Etc. Using a dynamic macroeconometric mode
Daisuke Ishikawa (Policy Research Institute)
Old Age Pensions for Active Employees and Employent of the Elderly
Taichi Tamura (Policy Research Institute)
Taxes, stock selling, and payout policy: Evidence from a 2011 tax reform in Japan
Masanori Orihara (Policy Research Institute)
Zero Lower Bound in DSGE Models; Applying Particle Filter with NIR Threshold
Takefumi Yamazaki (Policy Research Institute)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Tuesday,
October 27

15:00 ~ 17:00

CAPS Seminar 59: Regional Economic Trends and Regional Policy

Regional Economic Trends and Regional Policy
Kenji Hirose (Cabinet Office)
Regional Revitalization and the Role of Regional Banks viewed through Local Data and Bank Finance Data
Tomoyoshi Terasaki (Kyoto Sangyo University)

Place: Room N201, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Monday,
October 26

15:00 ~ 17:30

"Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Japan Association for the Comparative Studies of Management, and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar"

Contractarian Business Ethics
Christoph Luetge (Technische Universitaet Muenchen)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 23

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Designing a simple loss function for the Fed: Does the dual mandate make sense?
Jinill Kim (Korea University)

Place: Room 101, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
October 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Precautionary saving and ambiguity
Yusuke Osaki (Osaka Sangyo University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
October 20

16:00 ~ 17:30

Market Quality Workshop

Base Erosion, Profit Shifting and Developing Countries
Michael Keen (International Monetary Fund)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
October 16

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Non-Stationary Relational Contracts with Search Market Dynamics
Shingo Ishiguro (Osaka University)

Place: Room 101, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
October 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Media See-saws: Winners and Losers on Media Platforms
Martin Peitz (University of Mannheim)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Does Home Production Drive Structural Transformation?
Satoshi Tanaka (The University of Queensland)

Place: Room 107, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
October 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

New Developments in Game Theory: Clarifying Cooperative Mechanisms
Akira Okada (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 2

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Trip-Chain Transportation Equilibrium Assignment: Applications to Long-Term Forecasting and Long-Term Dynamic Fee Problems
Takuya Maruyama (Kumamoto University)
q Generalization and Tsallis Entropy in Logit Models
Shoichiro Nakayama (Kanazawa University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
October 1

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Hierarchical Experimentation
Chia-Hui Chen (Kyoto University)
Scale effects on long-run economic growth
Daishoku Kanehara (Kyoto University)
Preservation of Comparative Risk Aversion in Non-expected Utility Models
Hiroyuki Tanaka (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

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September, 2015

Thursday,
September 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Scale effects on long-run economic growth
Daishoku Kanehara (Kyoto University)
Preservation of Comparative Risk Aversion in Non-expected Utility Models
Hiroyuki Tanaka (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
September 16

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Structural Estimation and Dispersal Estimation of Scoring Auctions
Kazuki Ohata (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
September 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Mechanism Design with Speculative Resale
Harrison Cheng (University of Southern California)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
September 4

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

The Effect of Capital Subsidies on Rail Efficiency: Empirical Analysis Using Stochastic Frontier with Endogeneity and Propensity Score
Tomohiro Kitamura (Kobe University / Graduate Schools)
The cost of travel time uncertainty in truck freight transportation
Shunsuke Segi (Kyoto University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
September 3

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Incentives in Pre-Mechanism Activities with Externalities
Shunya Noda (Stanford University)

Place: Conference Room

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August, 2015

Thursday,
August 27

13:00 ~ 17:30

Fiscal 2015 Programs of the Kyoto Institute of Economic Research Joint Usage/Research Center
Workshop on Quantitative Analysis of Effects of Financial System Reform on Household Tax Burdens and Macroeconomics

Estimation of Residential Land Demand in Japan
Takashi Unayama (Hitotsubashi University)
Ryota Hara (Policy Research Institute)
Setting the Outstanding Bond Level within the Political Process
Real Arai (Kochi University of Technology)
Effects of Pensions on Demand for Elderly Labor
Koyo Miyoshi (Aichi Gakuin University)
Taichi Tamura (Policy Research Institute)
Estimation and Validity of Social Insurance Fees through Micro-Simulation
Shunji Tada (Policy Research Institute)
Takashi Unayama (Hitotsubashi University)
Taro Ono (Onomichi City University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
August 6

13:30 ~ 17:30

Market Quality Workshop

On Multi-Sender Signaling
Takakazu Honryo(University of Mannheim)
Strategic Design under Uncertain Evaluations: Structural Analysis of Design-Build Auctions
Hidenori Takahashi(University of Mannheim)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

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July, 2015

Thursday,
July 30

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Repeated Partnerships With Decreasing Returns
Katsunori Ohta(Wakayama University)
Repeated Games With Recursive Utility: Cournot Duopoly Under Gain/Loss Asymmetry
Tadashi Sekiguchi(Kyoto University)
Discussions

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 30

10:00 ~ 15:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Thai Big Firms' Strategy in the Era of AEC: Another Way of Avoiding the Middle-Income Trap
Service Industry Development and New Family Business Strategies in Thailand - Another Way out of the Middle Income Trap
Akira Suehiro (University of Tokyo)
Discussion (Includes research guidance for students)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
July 29

10:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Theory of Emerging Asian Economies: (1) The Rise of China and the Asianization of Asia
Theory of Emerging Asian Economies: (2) Front Loading the Technology Paradigm Shift and Catch-Up
Theory of Emerging Asian Economies: (3) Demographic Transition and Social Problems - The Balance of Economy and Society
Akira Suehiro (University of Tokyo)
Discussion (Includes research guidance for students)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
July 24

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Environmental Issues in the Russian Far North: A Discourse Analysis
Masahiro Tokunaga (Kansai University)
Innovation Policy and Market Quality in Russia
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
July 24

15:00 ~ 16:30

CAPS Seminar 58

China Special Economic Zones and Region-Based Policy
Do Place-Based Policies Work? Micro-Level Evidence from China's Economic Zones Program
Yi Lu (National University of Singapore)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
July 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

An Efficiency in Repeated Prisoners' Dilemma with Observation Costs
Yasuyuki Miyahara (Kobe University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
July 18

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Optimality of Quota Contract
Keiichi Kawai (UNSW)
Fi​nancial Contracting
Carsten Bienz(Goethe University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Bayesian Updating for Preferences under Ambiguity
Mayumi Horie(Hiroshima University of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
July 3

16:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Cluster Analysis of Village Networks using Edo Period Historical Data
Takaaki Aoki (Kagawa University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
July 2

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Implementation of Efficient Investments in Mechanism Design
Kentaro Tomoeda(Harvard University)

Place: Conference Room

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June, 2015

Thursday,
June 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Dynamic Noncooperative Group Formation with Size Advantage and Group Reputation
Takako Fujiwara-Greve (Keio University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 19

14:00 ~ 16:30

CAPS Seminar 57: Pollution Experience and Regional Revitalization

The Framework of the Pollution-Related Health Damage Compensation System in Japan
Junji Tojo (Kyoto University)
Using the Minamata Disease Experience to Build a Knowledge Base for Industry-Academia-Government Relations
Yuya Yamane
(Head, Economic Policy Office, Economy and Tourism Bureau, Industrial Construction Department)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
June 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Market Quality Workshop

Uniqueness of stationary equilibrium payoffs in coalitional bargaining with concave utilities
Hulya Eraslan(Rice University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Saturday,
June 13

14:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Sponsored Project Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Overcoming Path Dependency in Japan-Russia Trade: Political Change and Industrial Structure Change
Andrey BELOV (Fukui Prefectural University)
Theoretical Arrangement of Various Aspects of Path Dependence in Transitional Economics
Norio Horie (University of Toyama)
[Roundtable]
Significance of the Path Dependence Approach in Transitional Economics
Bibliographical introduction: Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
June 12

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Yardstick Fare Regulation and Productivity in Railway Projects
Jun Mizutani (Kobe University)
Joint Provision of International Transport Infrastructure
MUN Se-il (Kyoto University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
June 11

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Strategic Determination of Renegotiation Costs
Akitoshi Muramoto(Komazawa University)
Gradualism and Equilibrium Uniqueness in Stochastic Differential Games
Ryota Iijima(Harvard University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 10

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Econometrics Seminar and Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized School Assignment for Impact Evaluation
Yusuke Narita (MIT)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
June 4

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Dynamic Atomic Congestion Games with Seasonal Flows
Marco Scarsini(LUISS)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 3

15:00 ~ 16:30

CAPS Seminar 56

Trends in Economic Planning Agency Discussions as the World Trade Order Is Transformed
Shinichi Goto (Director of Osaka Customs)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
June 3

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Alternative Tests for Correct Specification of Conditional Forecast Densities
Barbarra Rossi(Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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May, 2015

Friday,
May 29

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

Optimality of Refraction Strategies for Spectrally Negative Levy Processes
Kazutoshi Yamazaki (Kansai University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
May 29

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Entry regulation of aviation market in consideration of the flight schedule
Yu Morimoto (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Price impacts of environmental services and the attractiveness of architectural form: Recent experiences
Kay Axhausen(ETH Zurich)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
May 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Price and Equilibrium Selection in Monetary Search Models: An Experimental Approach
Takashi Shimizu (Kansai University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 27

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Economic Valuation of Environmental Quality Using Property Auction Data: A Structural Estimation Approach
Hayato Nakanishi (Kyoto University / PD of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
May 26

16:00 ~ 17:30

Market Quality Workshop

Remarks on Static and Dynamic Features of Comparative Advantage
Ronald W. Jones(University of Rochester)

Place: Mita Office, Tokyo

Thursday,
May 21

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Aspiration and confidence under ambiguity
Jingyi Xue(Singapore Management University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 20

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Specification test for partially identified models under conditional moment inequalities
Jin Yanchun (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Monday,
May 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Applied Macroeconomics Seminar

Growth, Welfare, and Inequality under Basic Income/Flat Tax
Alexis Akira Toda (University of California, San Diego)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Dynamic Programming with Upper Semicontinuous Returns
Masayuki Yao (Keio University)

Place: Conference Room

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April, 2015

Friday,
April 24

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Endogenous labor supply and international trade
Tadashi Morita (Kindai University)
Is road infrastructure investment in China excessive? Evidence from productivity of firms
Zhigang Li
(Shui On Land Corporate and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
April 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

An exchange economy with pillage
Colin Rowat(University of Birmingham)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
April 18

14:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

State Capitalism in Russia and Central and Eastern Europe
Hiroshi Tanaka (Ritsumeikan University)
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)
Analytical approach for comparative studies of management of innovation companies in Japan and Russia: evidences and puzzles
Anna Kovaleva
(Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
April 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Tenure-Clock Problem
Chia-Hui Chen(Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
April 14

14:00 ~ 15:00

Market Quality Workshop

Opening the "black box" of innovation systems: an Australian perspective
Kirsten Martinus(The University of Western Australia)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
April 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Public Domain
Julio Davila(CORE)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
April 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Econometrics Seminar

On the Invertibility of EGARCH
A One Line Derivation of DCC
Asymmetry and Leverage in Conditional Volatility Models
Michael McAleer
(National Tsing Hua University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Tinbergen Institute The Netherlands, Complutense University of Madrid)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
April 3

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

The Beauty Contest and Short-Term Trading
Xavier Vives(IESE Business School)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
April 2

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Endogenous Public Information and Welfare in Market Games
Xavier Vives(IESE Business School)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 2

14:00 ~ 17:00

Market Quality Workshop

Two reasons why moral psychology should be of interest to economists: Wicked problems and changing values
Jonathan Haidt(New York University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

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March, 2015

Thursday,
March 26

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Capital allocation in networks
Vladyslav Nora(Nazarbayev University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 26

11:00 ~ 12:00

CAPS Seminar 55: Workshop on Market Quality and the Promotion of Science and Technology

Science and Technology and National Policy
Kentaro Katayama (Ministry of Finance Bureau of Statistics)
Preparing for the 5th Science and Technology Basic Plan/dt>
Takao Kuramochi (JST CRDS)
The Nagahama No. 0 Prevention Cohort Project
Nobuaki Tsujii (NPO Health Promotion No. 0 Club)
Teruyo Miyagawa (NPO Health Promotion No. 0 Club)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
March 20

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Team Production and the Allocation of Creativity across Global and Local Sectors
Kohei Nagamachi (Kagawa University)
The Fine Microstructure of Knowledge Creation Dynamics: Inventing a Robot Economist?
Marcus Berliant(Washington University in St. Louis)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
March 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Properties of the equilibrium revenues in buy price auctions
Yusuke Inami (Kyushu University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
March 11

15:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Comparative Economic Systems Seminar and the leading doctoral program of the Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability (Shishukan)

Economic Sanctions
Steven Rosefielde
(The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
March 4

13:30 ~ 15:00

CAPS Seminar 54: The Impact of the World Trade Organization on Chinese Exports

The Impact of the World Trade Organization on Chinese Exports
Ryuhei Wakasugi (Gakushuin University)

Place: Conference Room

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February, 2015

Thursday,
February 26

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Tullock Contests with Asymmetric Information
Ori Haimanko(Ben-Gurion University)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
February 23

16:00 ~ 17:30

KIER Seminar

Trade, Growth and the Environment with Directed Technical Change
Minoru Nakata (Nagoya University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
February 20

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

On the spatial scale of industrial agglomerations
Tomoya Mori (Kyoto University)
Efficiency and effectiveness of rural bus services in the US
Miwa Matsuo (Waseda Institute for Advanced Study)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
February 20

13:30 ~ 15:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

[Topic: "Comparative Study on Population Aging in Eastern Asian Low Fertility Countries"]
Introduction: Low Fertility and Population Aging in Eastern Asia
Toru SUZUKI
(National Institute of Population and Social Security Research)
New Mechanism of Elder Poverty and Inequality in South Korea: Family Change and Stratified Labor-Welfare System
Keong-Suk PARK(Seoul National University)
Familial Support and Living Arrangement of the Elderly People in Taiwan
Ruoh-Rong YU(Academia Sinica)
Population Aging and Public Health Insurance Reform in Rural China
Xinxin MA(Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday, February 19
Friday, February 20

13:45 ~ 17:30
09:30 ~ 11:55

CAPS Seminar 53: Frontiers of Corporation Tax Research

○13:45 ~ 17:30, Thursday, February 19
Corporate Tax Rates and Location choices of Canadian Firms
Kazuko Nakata (Setsunan University)
The Effect of Moving to a Territorial Tax System on Profit Repatriations: Evidence from Japan
Makoto Hasegawa (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)
Simulation Analysis of Capital Levies, Etc. Using a dynamic macroeconometric mode
Daisuke Ishikawa (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance)
○09:30 ~ 11:55, Friday, February 20
How and to what extent do taxes affect corporate takeover activities?
Kazuki Onji (Osaka University)
Stock market listing and tax aggressiveness: Evidence from legal reforms in squeeze out in Japan
Masanori Orihara (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance)

Place: Room N102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
February 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Evolutionary dynamics and equitable core selection in assignment games
Heinrich Nax(ETH Zurich)

Place: Conference Room

Sunday,
February 15

09:00 ~ 12:00

5th Conference on Advanced Studies in Economics (CAPS Seminar Series 52)

Comparative Advantage Structure Dynamics and International Service Transactions
Makoto Hisanaga (Hokkaido University)
Does advanced disposal fee policy promote design for environment? (Provisional title)
Yasunobu Tomoda (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies)
Leader-follower relationship in prevention of global environment: a theoretical analysis (Provisional title)
Shintaro Nakagawa (Shimonoseki City University)

Place: Conference Room 1, 2nd Floor, Campus Plaza Kyoto

Friday, February 13
Saturday, February 14

14:00 ~ 17:30
09:30 ~ 11:45

CAPS Seminar 51: Finance and Macroeconomics

○14:00 ~ 17:30, Friday, February 13
Aging and Fiscal Stabilization Rule: Empirical Investigation
Kazuki Hiraga (Tokai University)
Household Tax and Social Insurance Premium Burdens: Validity of Statistical Comparison and Micro-Simulation Modeling
Taro Ono (Onomichi City University)
Status of Savings by the Elderly - Individual Data Analysis of the National Survey of Family Income and Expenditure
Aging and Longevity and Social Insurance
Masahiko Nakazawa (Kyoto University)
○09:30 ~ 11:45, Saturday, February 14
Hand-to-mouth in Japan
Takashi Unayama (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance)
Effects of Competition on Exit and Growth
Katsuhiko Hori (University of the Ryukyus)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
February 13

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Volatility Models
Hisashi Tanizaki (Osaka University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
February 13

13:30 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar, and supported by Japan Association for the Comparative Studies of Management

○ 1st Session (Includes instruction of students)
The Social Entrepreneurial Spirit and Social Innovation
Kanji Tanimoto (Waseda University)
○ 2nd Session (Conducted in English)
CSR Management and Stakeholder Relations in Japan
Kanji Tanimoto(Waseda University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

SEARCH, ADVERSE SELECTION AND MARKET CLEARING
In-Koo Cho(University of Illinois)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 12

13:30 ~ 17:30

Sponsored Project Seminar

○ 1st Session 13:30 ~ 15:30
Issues Surrounding a Once-in-a-Century Crisis - Risk Linkages of Institutional Change and Policy Response
Kimihito Sakurai (Rikkyo University)
How to View Surplus in Capitalism - Discussion of "Dynamism, Rivalry and the Surplus Economy" by J. Kornai
Mihoko Satogami (Kyoto University)
○ 2nd Session 15:40 ~ 17:30
CSR and corporate ethics in Vietnam (tentative)
Ngoc Anh Nguyen
(National Economic University, Vietnam)
Multi-level collaboration for development of innovations in contemporary Russia
Anna Kovaleva
(St. Petersburg University of Economics, and Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
February 5

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On Multitasking and Job Design in Relational Contracts
Akifumi Ishihara (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

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January, 2015

Thursday,
January 29

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Axiomatization of the away goals rule in football
Takumi Kondo (Fukuoka University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
January 23

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

Dynamic inconsistency in pension fund management
Chiaki Hara (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
January 23

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Agglomeration, Segmentation and Technology Choice
Yukiko Sawada Osaka University / Graduate Schools)
Time-saving infrastructure and agglomeration: Evidence from Shinkansen
Hangtian Xu(Tohoku University)

Place: Room N102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Tuesday,
January 20

16:00 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Restraining Great Powers Through Soft Balancing
T.V. Paul(McGill University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Tuesday,
January 13

14:00 ~ 17:30

CAPS Seminar 50: Issues in Preparing for Future Social Capital Development

Future Trends in Social Capital Investment
Jun Nakahara (Policy Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and tourism)
Deterioration of Social Capital - A Proposal for Capital Vintage Measurement, with Maintenance Applications
Tomomi Miyazaki (Kobe University)
Deterioration of Social Capital in Japan and its Productivity Effects
Masaki Nakahigashi (Niigata University)

Place: Room N201, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
January 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Bounded response and Arrow's impossibility
Shin Sato (Fukuoka University)

Place: Conference Room

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December, 2014

Sunday,
December 28

14:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Border Xenophobia in the West and East Before and After the Euro Crisis: A Theory of Inclusion and Exclusion
Immigrants, Democracy and Xenophobia in the Global Era: Why does Xenophobia occur now?
Kumiko Haba (Aoyama Gakuin University)
Comment: Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)
Keeping Cost Changes and Foreign Policies in the Socialist International System
Akiko Kawauchi (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Emerging Multinationals and Offshoring (Provisional title)
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
December 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Universal Gravity
Yuta Takahashi (Northwestern University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
December 19

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Right-to-Use Transaction Design for Shared-Use Transportation Systems
Yusuke Hara (Tohoku University)
The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Industrial Productivity
Yoichi Sugita (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
December 18

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Information Accumulation in Repeated Games with Imperfect Public Monitoring: Theory and Experiments
Katsunori Ohta (Wakayama University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 11

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Implementation and Detection
Hitoshi Matsushima (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 4

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On Tacit versus Explicit Collusion
Yu Awaya(Penn State University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
December 3

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

The Effect of Measurement Error in Regression Discontinuity Designs
Takahide Yanagi (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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November, 2014

Thursday,
November 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Implementation with Transfers
Takashi Kunimoto (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
November 22

14:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Sponsored Project Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Education in Transition and Job Mismatches: Evidence from the skills survey in non-EU transition economies
Olga Kupets
(National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"/Kyoto University)
The Effects of Labour Market Reform on the female workers: in the Case of Eastern Germany
Mihoko Satogami (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
November 21

16:30 ~ 19:00

Jointly held by Sponsored Project Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Revisiting the China Social Explosion Hypothesis
Shigeto Sonoda (University of Tokyo)
Comment: Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
November 21

15:30 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, Kyoto University Graduate Economics Department Applied Macroeconomics Seminar, and Kyoto University Graduate Management Department Mizuho Securities Endowment Chair Seminar

Inflation Targeting and Inflation Expectations: Evidence from Brazil and Turkey
Sumuru Altug(Koc University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
November 21

14:45 ~ 16:15

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Mekong Delta Rural Economy and Village Linkage during the Vietnam Market Transition (Provisional title)
Takashi Okae (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Kyoto University / Graduate Schools

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
November 18

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Unanticipated Side Effects of the Demand-Supply Adjustment Policy in the Taxicab Industry
Kuniyoshi Saito (Meiji Gakuin University)
Economic Analysis of Infrastructure investments on North Korea
Euijune Kim(Seoul National University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
November 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Value of a Reputation under Imperfect Monitoring
Eduardo Faingold(Yale University)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
November 10

11:00 ~ 13:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Institutions and Social Preferences: Evidence from North Korean Refugees
Byung-Yeon Kim(Seoul National University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Collective choice with common interests and dispersed information
Martin Osborne(University of Toronto)

Place: Conference Room

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October, 2014

Thursday,
October 30

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Revenue-capped efficient auctions
Nozomu Muto (Yokohama National University)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
October 27

16:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Global Agri-Food Export Competitiveness
Imre Fertő(Corvinus University of Budapest)
Regional Innovation Policy in Hungary
Andrea Szalavetz(Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 24

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Does Agglomeration Discourage Fertility? Evidence from Japanese General Social Surveys Cumulative Data 2000 ~ 2010
Keisuke Kondo (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)
How does agglomeration promote the product innovation of Chinese firms?
Zhang Hongyong (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Place: Room N102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
October 24

15:00 ~ 17:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

What Caused the Recession, and What this Means for the Future:Trends, Contradictions and Possibilities
Geoffrey Wood(University of Warwick)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Characterization of Single-Peaked Preferences via Random Social Choice Functions
Shurojit Chatterji(Singapore Management University)

Place: Conference Room

Sunday,
October 19

13:30 ~ 17:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

Rethinking the System Paradigm: Examining Polanyi, Regulation, VoC, post-VoC and comparative political economy
Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)
The International Monetary System and the Limits to Internationalization of the Renminbi (Provisional title)
Katufumi Kanaoka (Takaoka University of Law)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Information transmission in revision games
Yves Gueron(Sogang University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 15

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Estimating Mean Dynamical Intervention Effects where Past Fixed Effects Exist
Shosei Sakaguchi (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
October 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

COMPETITIVE ECONOMY AS A RANKING DEVICE OVER NETWORKS
Ehud Lehrer(Tel Aviv University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 3

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

Complexity of Payment Network
Hitoshi Hayakawa (University of Tokyo)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
October 2

16:00 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Managing Careers in Organizations
Jin Li(Northwestern University)
Rawlsian Fairness in the Presence of Widespread Externalities, Indivisible Goods, and Costly Sharing.
Carolyn Pitchik(University of Toronto)

Place: Conference Room

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September, 2014

Thursday,
September 25

16:30 ~ 18:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar
Jointly held by Practical Microeconomics Workshop

Detecting Large-Scale Collusion in Procurement Auctions
Jun Nakabayashi (Tohoku University)

Place: Seminar Room 103, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Monday,
September 22

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Temporary job position and life satisfaction under different institutional context. Analysis for western and eastern Europe
Ekaterina Selezneva
(Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Regensburg, Germany)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
September 5

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Globalization and Cooperation in Trade Policy
Masahumi Tsubuku (Nagoya University / Graduate Schools)
Fiscal Policy and Regional Business Cycle Fluctuations in Japan
Tomomi Miyazaki (Kobe University)

Place: Room N102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
September 3

13:30 ~ 18:10

CAPS Seminar 49: Financial Policy and Macroeconomics

Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability in an Endogenous Growing Economy
Akira Kamiguchi (Nagoya University / Graduate Schools)
Political yardstick competition: Evidence from Japanese municipalities
Wataru Yamamoto (University of Tokyo / Graduate Schools)
Deflation, Population Decline and Sustainability of Public Debt
Atsumasa Kondo (Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office)
Public Capital, Capacity Utilization, and Economic Growth
Tamai Toshiki (Kindai University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

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August, 2014

Saturday,
August 30

15:00 ~ 16:30

KIER Seminar: Contemporary Chinese Economy

Reconsidering Chinese Socialism Research
Tsuneto Yamamoto (Osaka University of Economics)
Yutaka Konishi (Gifu University)
Maho Shiraishi (The University of Kitakyushu)
Hiroyuki Takahashi (Kurume University)

Place: International Meeting Hall II, Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Kyoto University

Friday,
August 29

11:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

1st Session (Critique 1) 11:00 ~ 12:45
"Nijuseiki Roshia no kaihatsu to kankyo" [Development and Environment in 20th Century Russia] by Yoshihiro Tokunaga (Hokkaido University Press, 2013)
Reviewer: Dai Yamawaki (Kyoto University)
Reviewer: Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)

2nd Session (Critique 2) 13:30 ~ 15:20
Keiji Natsume, "Nijuisseiki no ICT takokuseki kigyo" [21st Century ICT Multinationals] (Dobunkan, 2014)
Reviewer: Victor Gorshkov(Nihonbashi Gakkan University)
Reviewer: Hironori Fushita (Japan Institute of International Affairs)

Main Session: "The Asian Economy" 15:30 ~ 18:30
Analysis of Industrial Location Structure in China using Spatial Statistical Methods
Daisuke Fujii (Osaka University of Economics)
Current Financial Marketing Circumstances - Case Study of Four Banks in Kitakyushu
Hiroyuki Takahashi (Kurume University)
Empirical Analysis of Innovation in China
Kohei Mitsunami (Kobe University / Graduate Schools)
Analysis of Industrial Location in China (Provisional title)
Takuma Kobayashi (Kyoto University)
Reviewer: Miyo Tsuji (University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences)

Saturday,
August 30

10:00 ~ 13:00

3rd Session (Any Topic) 10:00 ~ 13:00
TBA
Katsumi Fujiwara (Osaka University)
TBA
Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
TBA
Kazuho Yokogawa (Kanagawa University)
Analysis of inward foreign entry of banks into the Russian banking sector
Victor Gorshkov (Nihonbashi Gakkan University)
Labor Market Reform and Female Labor: The Case of East Germany in the 2000s
Mihoko Satogami (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
August 28

16:00 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Russian enterprises meet sanctions
Alexsandr Korpov
(Higher School of Economics, Russia/Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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July, 2014

Thursday,
July 24

16:00 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Stochastic Games with Hidden States
Yuichi Yamamoto(University of Pennsylvania)
Auctions with Limited Commitment
Qingmin Liu(Columbia University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
July 19

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Efficiency may Improve when Defectors Exist
Nobue Suzuki (Komazawa University)
Be​tter the Devil You Know: A Dynamic Duopoly Model with Switching Costs
María Martín Rodríguez(Nagoya University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
July 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

Securitization and Leverage in General Equilibrium
Alexis Akira Toda (University of California, San Diego)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
July 18

16:00 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

[Main Topic:"Organizations and institutions in transition"]
Introduction of participants and mission of the seminar
KIER and Transition Research in Japan
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)
Economic Crisis Research in Joint Project
Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)
Motivation Research in Joint Project
Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
Discussion

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Asset Pricing and the 1%
Alexis Akira Toda(University of California, San Diego)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 16

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Penalized empirical likelihood estimation and tuning parameter selection in misspecified models
Naoya Sueishi (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
July 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Retirement Age Extension and Household Consumption in China - Theory and Empirical Analysis from Microdata
Zou Rong (Doshisha University / Graduate Schools)
Semiparametric Least Squares Model Averaging for Partially Linear Varying Coefficient Models
Arihiro Yoshimura (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
July 4

15:00 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Urban Economics Workshop and Applied Microeconomics Workshop

Exploitative Innovation
Takeshi Murooka(University of Munich (LMU))
An analytic approach to economic geography and spatial aspects of trade
Michal Fabinger (University of Tokyo)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Friday,
July 4

15:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Who is listening to employee voice
Adrian Wilkinson(Griffith University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 3

16:00 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

How much are people responsible for their skills?
Takashi Hayashi (University of Glasgow)
Ambiguity about innovation and firm productivity in an endogenous growth model
Youichirou Higashi (Okayama University)

Place: Conference Room

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June, 2014

Friday,
June 27

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Assessing Dynamic Externalities from a Cluster Perspective: The Case of the Motor Metropolis in Japan
Eri Yamada (Kindai University)
Utilization of a Spatial-Application General Equilibrium Model focused on Spatial Return Characteristics of Transportation Development Effects
Keisuke Sato (Fukken Co., Ltd., Kobe University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
June 26

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Profit-maximizing Wages under Duopoly
Keisuke Hattori (Osaka University of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 25

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Random Coefficients in Static Games of Complete Information
Hiroaki Kaido (Boston University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
June 21

14:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Transition Factor as a Determinant of FDI: A Meta Analysis
Masahiro Tokunaga (Kansai University), Ichiro Iwasaki (Hitotsubashi University)
Comparative Study on Changes of the Way of Work and Work Motivation
Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
Mainstream or Periphery (marginalization)?-A Study on the Impact of the Labour Market Flexibility on the Female Labour Force in Former Eastern Germany-
Mihoko Satogami (Kyoto University)
Business Cycles in Korea before and after Financial Crisis
Yongseung Jung(Kyung Hee University/Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
June 14

14:30 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

European Debate about the EU after the Euro Crisis: Germany at the Center
Kengo Nakamura (Osaka City University)
Market Transition and Party/Government Capital in China
Nobuhiko Nakaya (Nagoya University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
June 12

16:00 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Strategic complementarity: a revealed preference analysis
Koji Shirai(Kyoto University)
Organizational Design and Career Concerns
Daisuke Hirata (Harvard University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
June 9

14:40 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar
Sponsored specially promoted research on "Complex Analysis of the Economic Crisis and Social Infrastructure"

[Main Topic:"Innovation and market transition"]
Innovation policy in Russia: Can Russia modernize?
Satoshi Mizobata(Kyoto University)
Main presentation:A Hungarian paradox? On the potential reasons for a poor innovation performance
Attila Havas(Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Comment
Hironori Fushita(The Japan Institute for International Affairs)
Discussion over "Innovation and market transition"

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 4

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

The Impact of Bribery Environment on Firm Performance: Evidence from Central and Eastern Countries
Jan Hanousek(CERGE-EI, Czech)

Place: Conference Room

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May, 2014

Thursday,
May 29

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Complexity of Payment Network
Hitoshi Hayakawa (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 23

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

Moral-Hazard Premium
Hisashi Nakamura (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
May 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Fair Division With Random Demands
Jingyi Xue(Singapore Management University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
May 17

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Human Resource Allocation in Bureaucracy
Kenta Kojima (Kwansei Gakuin University)
M​ulti-Agent Moral Hazard with Approach Choices
Kenichi Amaya (Kagawa University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Bayesian Persuasion with Uncertainty about the Receiver
Ming Li(Concordia University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 9

15:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Financial Crisis and Macroeconomics Crisis
Yongseung Jung (Kyung Hee University / Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

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April, 2014

Saturday,
April 26

12:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

1. Research Reports 12:00 ~ 13:50
Industrial Policy in Transitional Russia (Provisional title)
Hironori Fushita (Japan Institute of International Affairs)
Comment: Masahiro Tokunaga (Kansai University)
Takuma Kobayashi (Kyoto University)
Dai Yamawaki (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
2. Critique Session 15:00 ~ 17:30
Jiyu shijo shihonshugi no saikessei to doyo ~ gendai hikaku shakaikeizai bunseki" [Reshaping and Disturbance of Free Market Capitalism ~ Contemporary Comparative Socioeconomic Analysis] by Takumi Horibayashi (Sekaishisosha, 2014)
Reviewer: Kengo Nakamura (Osaka City University)
Tsuyosho Yanagihara (Matsuyama University)
Kazuho Yokogawa (Kanagawa University)
Reply: Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
April 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On Applications of Robust Mean-variance Preferences
Katsutoshi Wakai (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
April 17

16:30 ~ 18:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar
Jointly held by Practical Microeconomics Workshop

Capital Structure of Retailers viewed through Vertical Transaction Relations
Tatsuhiko Nariu (Kyoto University)

Place: Room 107, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Tuesday,
April 15

16:30 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Urban Economics Workshop and Applied Microeconomics Workshop

Locational signaling and agglomeration
Marcus Berliant(Washington University in St. Louis)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
April 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Coordination with Independent Private Values: Why Pedestrians Sometimes Bump into Each Other
Christoph Kuzmics(Bielefeld University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 3

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Approximate Algorithms and Stable Matching
Shuichi Miyazaki (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

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March, 2014

Friday,
March 28

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Traffic Environment Uncertainty and Self-Sufficiency of Transport Infrastructure Investment
Ryo Itoh (Nagoya City University)
Impact of supply chain network structure on FDI: Theory and evidence
Kentaro Nakajima (Tohoku University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
March 27

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Money Balance Uncertainty and Experimentation
Kazuya Kamiya (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
March 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Project Research

A New Perspective on School Choice with Consent
Qianfeng Tang
(Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
March 25

14:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Kornai's comparison of capitalism and socialism in a "system paradigm" perspective
Bernard Chavance(University Paris 7)
Comment: Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
March 20

17:00 ~ 19:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Formation of Secondary Urban Concentration Patterns: Applications for a New Economic Geography in Group Theory-Type Bifurcation Theory
Kazuo Murota (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
March 14

16:30 ~ 18:00

KIER Seminar

A categorical framework for risk measure theory
Takanori Adachi (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Recursive Utility Functions with Extended States
Takanori Adachi (Hitotsubashi University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
March 11

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Secular Crisis: The Mundell-Fleming Trilemma and EU De-Legitimation
Steven Rosefielde
(University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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February, 2014

Friday,
February 28

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Urban Hierarchy in the Information Society
Kohei Nagamachi (University of Tokyo)
Regional Income Disparities, Focusing on a Household Head Cohort
Tetsuya Toyota (The University of Tokushima)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
February 26

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Cluster-based industrialization in China
Xiaobo Zhang(Peking University)
Processing trade, trade liberalization, and firm productivity
Miaojie Yu(Peking University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
February 21

15:00 ~ 18:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Keynes' Efficiency Wage Theory
Taichi Tabuchi (Doshisha University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
February 19

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Increasing Trends in the Excess Comovement of Commodity Prices
Tatsuyoshi Okimoto (Hitotsubashi University, Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday
February 15

10:00 ~ 12:15

Market Quality Workshop (Water-related Issues)

Axiomatic and Game-Theoretic Analysis of International Law and Water Problems
Takayuki Ooishi (Aomori Public University)
International Trade Applications of New Water Use Patterns under Climate Change
Masahiro Sato (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
February 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Better the Devil you Know: A Dynamic Duopoly Model with Switching Costs
Maria Martin Rodriguez(Nagoya University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
February 12

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Optimal Subgrids for the Subsampling Cumulative Covariance Estimator
Taro Kanatani (Shiga University, Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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January, 2014

Friday,
January 31

16:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

A simple model of public education provision and locational segregation
Charles Ka Yui Leung(City University of Hong Kong)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Friday,
January 24

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Land and Living Costs for Enterprises and Consumers
Hirokazu Kobayashi (University of Tokyo / Graduate Schools)
Measuring the value of time in freight transportation
Ji Eun SUNG (Kyoto University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Tuesday,
January 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Measuring decreasing impatience
Kirsten Rohde(Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

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December, 2013

Wednesday,
December 25

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Are University Admissions Academically Fair?
Shin Kanaya (Aarhus University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
December 20

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Which has stronger impacts on regional segregation: Benefits from industrial agglomeration or ethnicity clustering
Mariko Nakagawa (University of Tokyo / Graduate Schools)
Economic Effects of Multiple Airport Consolidations and Gateway Functions
Masamitsu Onishi (Kyoto University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
December 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Dynamic Mechanism Design for Scheduling with Different Use Lengths
Ryuji Sano(Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
December 18

16:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Comparative Advantage of Cities
Donald Davis(Columbia University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Friday,
December 13

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Characteristics of small and medium-sized businesses in Russia and its state support
Alexandr Vilenskiy(Russian State Research University,Kyoto University)
Comment: Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
December 13

09:00 ~ 17:30

Market Quality Workshop

Market Quality and Innovation Policy
Makoto Yano (Kyoto University)
Assortative Matching of Exporters and Importers
Yoichi Sugita (Stockholm School of Economics)
The Fukushima Nuclear Accident as an Informational Crisis: A Bayesian-Nash Approach
Takakazu Honryo (University of Mannheim)
Fiscal Stimulus and Unemployment Dynamics
Hiroaki Miyamoto (International University of Japan)
Testing for Equilibrium Multiplicity in Dynamic Markov Games
Yuya Takahashi (University of Mannheim)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
December 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

How Does Downstream Firms' Efficiency Affect Exclusive Supply Agreements?
Hiroshi Kitamura (Kyoto Sangyo University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
December 7

14:00 ~ 17:25

CAPS Seminar 48: Middle-Range Issues in Japanese Financial Policy (3)

Effects on Pension Policy from Expanded Application of Employee Pension Schemes
Hirokazu Yokoyama (Aichi University)
Investigating the Effect of Fiscal Stimulus under Zero Lower Bound in Japan
Kazuki Hiraga (Tokai University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
December 6

13:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Sistema, Power Networks and Informal Governance
Alena Ledeneva(UCL / SSEES)
From blat to bribe?: informal practices in post-Soviet Kazakhstan
Natsuko Oka (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)
Corporate Governance in Russia: Modern Facade and Traditional Practice
Stanislav Shekshniaa(INSEAD)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 5

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Securitization and heterogeneous belief bubbles with collateral constraints
Jun Maekawa (University of Tokyo / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
December 4

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Partial Identification of Treatment Effects Using Instrumental Variables
Choi Jungmin (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Nonparametric tests for the effect of the treatment on conditional variance
Jin Yanchun (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
December 4

16:00 ~ 17:30

CAPS Seminar 47

Presentation on electricity supply and system data for large-scale grid connection of wind and solar power generation in Germany
Asami Takehama (Ritsumeikan University)

Place: Room N201, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

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November, 2013

Friday,
November 29

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

The Effect of Executive Stock Option Grants on Financing Decisions
Kyoko Yagi (Akita Prefectural University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
November 29

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Unit tax versus ad valorem tax: A tax competition model with cross-border shopping
Hiroshi Aiura (Oita University)
Distance to hazard: The political economy of an urban environmental policy
Minoru Nakata (Nagoya University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
November 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Dawn of Social Choice Theory, and a Reexamination of the Borda Count
Toyotaka Sakai (Keio University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 28

15:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics Seminar

Economic Revolution: Song China and England
Ronald A. Edwards(Tamkang University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
November 22

15:00 ~ 16:30

Jointly held by KIER Seminar and Project Seminar

Overusing bypass under asymmetric access regulation: the effect of strategic investment with spillovers
Keizo Mizuno (Kwansei Gakuin University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
November 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Theory of Subjective Learning
Norio Takeoka (Yokohama National University)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
November 11

13:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

The Polish Economy in the EU (Provisional title)
Wojciech Bienkowski(Lazarski University)
Labor market challenges of an aging and shrinking population in Ukraine
Olga Kupets(National University Of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy)

Place: Conference Room

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October, 2013

Thursday,
October 31

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

First-Price Auctions with Speculative Resale
Harrison Cheng(University of Southern California)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 31

15:30 ~ 17:00

Kyoto University Macroeconomics Seminar

A macroeconomic model of liquidity crises
Tomoyuki Nakajima (Kyoto University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Saturday,
October 26

13:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Sponsored Project Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Post-Transition Social Vision from CSR and Labor Standpoints
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)
Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
Service Research Changes and Labor Motivation - A Consideration
Considerations of Autonomy (Provisional title)
Norio Kamibayashi (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
October 25

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Airport Competition and Airline Network
Yusuke Teraji (Tezukayama University)
Comparing Location Effects of Alternative Road Pricing Policies
Tomoru Hiramatsu (Kumamoto Gakuen University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
October 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Understanding Stable Matchings: A Non-Cooperative Approach
Yosuke Yasuda (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
October 19

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

A Dynamic GroupTtournamen​t
Ryo Ogawa (Hiroshima University)
Providing Learning Incentives and the Use of a Multi-purpose Performance Measure
Yasuhiro Matsuda (Tohoku University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 17

16:00 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The chicken type and incompatible demands in bargaining
Shinsuke Kambe (Gakushuin University)
Pricing endogenous liquidity and its risk
Han Ozsoylev(University of Oxford)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Decomposition of Difference in Mean under Weak Conditions
Choi Jungmin (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Nonparametric tests for the effect of the treatment on conditional variance
Jin Yanchun (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
October 4

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

Effects of the Number of Newly Issued Shares on Share Price
(Group led by Daisuke Yoshikawa of the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan)
Yoshihiko Uchida (Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan)

Place: Conference Room

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September, 2013

Thursday,
September 26

14:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Capitalism and Labor - Understanding the Work Ethic in European Social Policy through Labor Philosophy, Sociology and Economics
Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)
International Comparison of Work Styles and Labor Motivation, Focusing on Japan and Russia (Provisional title)
Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
September 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Do Siblings Free-Ride in 'Being There' for Parents?
Shiko Maruyama (University of New South Wales)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
September 12

16:00 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Price Manipulation, Dynamic Informed Trading and Tame Equilibria: Theory and Computation
Shino Takayama(University of Queensland)
Some People Never Learn, Rationally
Andrew McLennan(University of Queensland)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
September 11

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Set Identification of the Censored Quantile Regression Model for Short Panels with Fixed Effects
Tatsushi Oka (National University of Singapore)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
September 11

14:00 ~ 17:05

CAPS Seminar 46: Middle-Range Issues in Japanese Financial Policy (2)

Household Distribution and Consumption, Savings and Costs
Taro Ono (Onomichi City University)
A Numerical Analysis of Japan's Fiscal Sustainability in a Simple Overlapping Generations Model
Real Arai (Hiroshima University)
Quantitative Analysis of Pension Finance and Pensionable Age, Etc.
Masahiko Nakazawa (Kyoto University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
September 6

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Distributed and dynamic traffic congestion controls without requiring demand forecasting: Tradable network permits and its implementation mechanisms
Kentaro Wada (Tohoku University)
Airport congestion pricing and airline network choices
Lin Minghsin(Osaka University of Economics)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

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August, 2013

Friday,
August 9

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Internationalization of R&D and the development of automotive R&D in East-Central Europe
Petr Pavlinek(University of Nebraska at Omaha)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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July, 2013

Friday,
July 26

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Finite Sample Bias and MSE of Fully Aggregated Estimator for AR(1) model with a General Error Distribution
Shuichi Nagata (Doshisha University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
July 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Asset Demand and Ambiguity Aversion
Chiaki Hara(Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
July 20

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

The Effect of Compensation Schemes on Working Efforts:An Experimental Examination
Yoichi Hizen (Hokkaido University)
Procurement Auctions with General Price-Quality Evaluation
Makoto Hanazono(Nagoya University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
July 19

16:00 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Contract Negotiation and the Coase Conjecture
Bruno Strulovici(Northwestern University / Kyoto University)
Stable Matching in Large Economies
Fuhito Kojima(Stanford University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
July 17

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Quasi Bayesian Model Selection
Atsushi Inoue (North Carolina State University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Monday,
July 8

13:00 ~ 15:20

Market-Quality Workshop

Within-Firm Across-Plant Heterogeneity: Some Facts from Mexico
Kensuke Teshima (Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico)
Is Public Debt Growth-Enhancing or Growth-Reducing?
Takuma Kunieda (City University of Hong Kong)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
July 4

16:00 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Social Learning: Theory and Experiments
Antonio Guarino(University College London)
The Folk Theorem in Repeated Games with Individual Learning
Yuichi Yamamoto(U. Pennsylvania)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 3

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

A nonparametric Bayesian approach for counterfactual prediction with an application to the Japanese private nursing home market
Shinya Sugawara (University of Tokyo)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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June, 2013

Friday,
June 28

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

The Power Law for City Size Distributions: Does Geography Matter?
Tomoya Mori (Kyoto University)
Cities as networks: New models for economic agglomeration, land use and infrastructure management
Luis Bettencourt(Santa Fe Institute)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Saturday,
June 22

14:30 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Occupational Classification and the Labor Market in Russia (Provisional title)
Norio Horie (University of Toyama)
Economic and Pension System Trends in Post-Crisis Hungary
Tsuyosho Yanagihara (Matsuyama University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
June 20

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Serial Dictatorship with Infinitely Many Agents
Akira Yokotani(University of Queensland)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
June 17

13:00 ~ 17:40

Economic Crisis and Market Quality

Foreign Direct Investment and Border Carbon Adjustments
Ma Yan(Kobe University)
Learning by Doing and Fragmentation
Eric Bond(Vanderbilt University)
Food Safety and International Trade
Rui Ota(Chiba Keizai Univerisry)
Japanese and US Household perception of the Securities Market
Takashi Komatsubara(Kyoto University)
Searching for safe food in post-Fukushima Japan
Nicolas Sternsdorff Cisterna(Harvard University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
June 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Gains from Trade
Takashi Hayashi (University of Glasgow)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 12

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

The Effects of Commodity Price Shocks and Systematic Monetary Policy in Developed Countries
Atsushi Sekine (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
June 7

15:00 ~ 17:50

CAPS Seminar 44: Middle-Range Issues in Japanese Financial Policy

Summary of Research
Masahiko Nakazawa (Kyoto University)
Quantitative Analysis of Balance Coordination Logs Required for Fiscal Management in Japan
Yasutaka Yoneda (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance)
Future Estimation of Medical Expenses in Japan and Other Countries
Isao Ohta (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance)
Income Tax Revenue Variation Factors based on Individual Data from the Comprehensive Living Conditions Survey
Kazuya Matsuda (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance)

Place: Conference Room N201, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
June 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Comparative Impatience with Random Discounting
Hiroyuki Tanaka(Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Endogenous growth model with exogenous technical progress
Daishoku Kanehara (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Pseudo Wealth
Misaki Matsumura (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Strategic Determination of Renegotiation Costs
Akitoshi Muramoto (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

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May, 2013

Thursday,
May 30

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Project Research

Contracting for Multiple Goods under Asymmetric Information
Kazumi Hori (Ritsumeikan University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 30

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Doing economics and economic policy advice in a middle income trap economy in Europe
Karoly Fazekas(Magyar Tudományos Akadémia)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
May 29

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Power Analysis for Factor Loading Structural Change Tests under Common Breaks
Yohei Yamamoto (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
May 17

16:00 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

A Utility Model of Learning How to Consume Effectively
Hyeng Keun Koo(Ajou University)
Optimal Retirement and Portfolio Selection when Leisure is a Luxury
Jung Lim Koo(Xiamen University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
May 17

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

History versus expectation revisited with small uncertainty
Ryo Itoh (Nagoya City University)
Can urban pollution shrink rural districts?
Toru Naito (The University of Tokushima)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
May 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Jointly held by Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar and Project Research

A Citizen-Candidate Model with Sequential Entry
Shintaro Miura (Kanagawa University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A revealed preference test for normal demand
Koji Shirai (Waseda University)

Place: Conference Room

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April, 2013

Thursday,
April 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Deadline and welfare effects of scheduling information releases
Giulio SECCIA (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
April 20

13:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

1st Session (Critiques) 13:00 ~ 15:00
Reading of "Ikoki Roshia no seni sangyo" [The Textile Industry in Transition-Period Russia] by Katsumi Fujiwara (Shumpusha Publishing, November 2012)
Hironori Fushita (Japan Institute of International Affairs)
2nd Session (Research Reports) 15:30 ~ 17:30
EU Macro-Regional Strategy: The Danube Basin Case
Hiroshi Tanaka (Ritsumeikan University)
Comment: Hideo Kojimoto (Hirosaki University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
April 18

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Essays on Game Theoretic Analysis of Social Relationship
Yujiro Kawasaki (Kyushu University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
April 17

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Derving Information Bounds for Nonlinear Panel Data Models with Fixed Effects When Both N and T are Large
Haruo Iwakura (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
April 11

15:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics Seminar

Achieving Fiscal Balance in Japan
Selahattin Imrohoroglu(University of Southern California)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
April 4

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Relational Contracting and Endogenous Formation of Teamwork
Akifumi Ishihara (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
April 2

16:30 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Seminar

Pricing Sovereign Credit Default Swaps with Credit Ratings
Haitao Li(University of Michigan)

Place: Conference Room

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March, 2013

Thursday,
March 21

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Generalized Belief Operator and the Impact of Small Probability Events on Higher Order Beliefs
Satoru Takahashi(National University of Singapore)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Tuesday,
March 19

14:00 ~ 16:50

Global Center of Excellence Conference

Bank Panics and Volatility of Asset Prices
Tarishi Matsuoka (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Political Structure as a Legacy of Indirect Colonial Rule: Bargaining between a National Government and Rural Elites in Africa
Nobuhiro Mizuno (Chiba University of Commerce)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Tuesday,
March 19

10:00 ~ 12:00

Market Quality Workshop

Perpetual Leapfrogging in International Competition
Yuichi Furukawa
(Simon Fraser University and Chukyo University)

Place: GCOE Program Office in Mita, Tokyo

Wednesday,
March 13

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Decomposition of Supply and Demand Shock in Production Function Using Current Survey of Production
Yoko Konishi (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
March 13

15:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Quarrelsome Families: A Realist Interpretation of EU Supranationality
Steven Rosefielde
(The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Friday,
March 8

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Spatial Frictions
Yasusada Murata (Nihon University)
A Scale-Free Transportation Network Explains the City-Size Distribution
Marcus Berliant(Washington University in St.Louis)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
March 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Implementability and equity in production economies with unequal production skills
Kaname Miyagishima (Waseda University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

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February, 2013

Wednesday,
February 27

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Moment Estimation of Time Changed Processes for Price-Earnings Ratio
Kosuke Oya (Osaka University)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Saturday,
February 23

13:00 ~ 17:30

Seminar on Financial Policy and Macroeconomics

Macroeconomic Stability and Welfare under Fiscal Discipline in a Small Open Economy
Noritaka Maebayashi (Osaka University)
A Numerical Evaluation on a Sustainable Size of Primary Deficit in Japan
Real Arai (Hiroshima University)
The Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Policy and Rule-of-Thumb Households
Hiroshi Morita (Hitotsubashi University / Graduate Schools)
Economic Projection Model of the Japanese Economy
Masahiko Nakazawa (Kyoto University)
Two Fiscal Policy Puzzles Revisited: New Evidence and an Explanation
Yasuharu Iwata (Nagasaki University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
February 22

11:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Reconsideration of Management Systems from the Workplace Perspective - Between the Organization and the Market
Ryoji Ihara (Gifu University)
A Conversion Strategy from the Labor Side for "Evolving" Management
Ryoji Ihara (Gifu University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
February 21

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Intellectual Property Right Protection in the Software Market
Yasuhiro Arai (Aomori Public University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
February 21

15:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics Seminar

The Rate of Time Preference and the Dynamics of International Debt
Ryo Horii (Tohoku University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
February 20

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

An overview of model averaging
Liu Qingfeng (Otaru University of Commerce)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
February 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Multimarket Contact under Demand Fluctuations: A Limit Result
Tadashi Sekiguchi (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
February 13

15:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar, sponsored by EU Institute of Japan, Kansai, and Japanese Society for Comparative Economic Studies

Central and Eastern Europe in the World Economy. Past and Prospects
Ivan T. Berend(UCLA Department of History)
Comment:Károly Attila Soós
(Kyoto University / Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Kumiko Haba (Aoyama Gakuin University)
Tsuyosho Yanagihara (Matsuyama University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

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January, 2013

Friday,
January 25

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

A spatial approach to identifying agglomeration determinants
Tomoya Mori (Kyoto University)
Spatial competition in a city: Hotelling revisited in an Alonso-Mills-Muth city
Takaaki Takahashi (University of Tokyo)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
January 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

STV Elections by Feedback Counting:An Approach from Cooperative Game Theory
Takuya Masuzawa (The Mitsubishi Economic Research Institute)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
January 24

15:30 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

An Ambiguity-Free Asset and Portfolio Inertia under Maxi-min Expected Utility
Takao Asano (Okayama University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Tuesday, January 22
Tuesday, January 15

16:00 ~ 18:00

Market Quality Workshop

Rethinking China'S Path Of Industrialization
Harry X. Wu (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: GCOE Program Office in Mita, Tokyo

Tuesday,
January 22

15:30 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Land Markets and Land Policy in China
Kai Kajitani (Kobe University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Monday,
January 7

15:00 ~ 17:00

Market Quality Workshop

Reputation and Search
Yu Awaya (The Pennsylvania State University)

Place: GCOE Program Office in Mita, Tokyo

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December 2012

Friday,
December 21

14:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

The Impact of the Crisis in Central Eastern Europe
Károly Attila Soós
(Hungarian Academy of Sciences/Kyoto University)
Comment: Tsuyosho Yanagihara (Matsuyama University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Monday,
December 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Bargaining and Learning: the Role of Commitment,
Eduardo Faingold(Yale University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Friday,
December 14

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Effects of Improved Access on Agglomeration of Tourism Service Industries
Yu Morimoto (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Pricing strategies for congested multi-sided airport markets
Benny Mantin(University of Waterloo)

Place: Mizuho Hall, Floor B1, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
December 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Farsighted Stable Sets of Tariff Games
Ryo Kawasaki (Tohoku University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
December 12

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Family of Generalized Gamma Kernels:Density Estimation and Beyond
Masayuki Hirukawa (Setsunan University)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
December 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Welfare effects of short-sale constraints under heterogeneous beliefs
Hiroyuki Nakata(The University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
December 5

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Specification Test for Multinomial Choice Model
Masamune Iwasawa (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Optimal Volatility Forecasting Model For The China Stock Market Using High Frequency Data
Wang Chengyang (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Sunday,
December 2

14:30 ~ 17:30

Global Center of Excellence Seminar: "Frontiers of Macroeconomic Dynamics"

Effects of Factor Adjustment Costs in the Japanese Economy
Hirokazu Mizobata (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
The Role of Private Sector under Insecure Property Rights
Yohei Tenryu (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Endogenous Institutions and Inequality
Takuma Kunieda (City University of Hong Kong)

Place: Kyoto University Satellite Lecture Room, 6th Floor, Campus Plaza Kyoto

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November 2012

Thursday,
November 29

14:00 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Center of Excellence Project Research: "Comparative Economic Analysis of Labor Motivation" (Summary)
Reviewer: Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
The emerging problems of Vietnamese labours: Reality and Solutions
Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh(National Economics University)
Development of Management and Motivation Theory: Centering on Japan-US Comparisons
Norio Kamibayashi (Kobe University)

Place: Room N101/102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
November 28

16:45 ~

Market Quality Workshop

Per-Capita Income as a Determinant of International Trade and Environmental Policies
James R. Markusen(University of Colorado, Boulder)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
November 28

16:30 ~

Economic History Seminars

Share Portfolios and Risk Management in the Early Years of Financial Capitalism: London 1690 ~ 1730
Ann M. Carlos
(Department of Economics, University of Colorado Boulder)

Place: Mizuho Hall, Floor B1, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
November 21

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Improved Inference for IV Models with Weak Instruments or Many Instruments
Wang Wenjie (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
November 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Viable economic states in a dynamic model of taxation
Jacek B. Krawczyk
(Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
November 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Building Reputations on Limited Records
Yoshihumi Hino (Kobe University / Graduate Schools)
Comparative Impatience under Random Discounting
Hiroyuki Tanaka (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Saturday,
November 3

10:00 ~ 13:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar jointly with Comparative Economic Systems Seminar,
Hitotsubashi University Joint Research Center Workshop
"Micro-empirical Analysis of Organization and Management Practices in Russian Enterprises"

Dollarization and De-Dollarization in Russia
Fumikazu Sugiura (Teikyo University)
Is a Global Economy Dependent on Emerging Nations Feasible? - The Case of Russia
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Room N101/102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

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October 2012

Thursday,
October 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Sequential Procurement Auctions with Risk-Averse Suppliers
Tsuyoshi Nishimura (Hitotsubashi University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Monday,
October 22

15:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Democracy and Risk in Mongolia
Paula L. W. Sabloff(Santa Fe Institute)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Saturday,
October 20

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Characterizing the Social Value of Information
Takashi Ui (Hitotsubashi University)
Learning-by-Doing, Interface Technology, and Production Outsourcing
Hideo Owan (University of Tokyo)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
October 18

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Longshot bias in parimutuel markets: an evolutionary explanation
Atsushi Kajii (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
October 11

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Equilibrium Cooperative Groups in Collective Action: Characterization and Selection
Toshimasa Maruta (Nihon University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
October 10

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

A new approach to goodness of fit for ergodic Markov processes
Yoshihiko Nishiyama (Kyoto University)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Friday,
October 5

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Agglomeration and directional imbalance of transport costs: the role of density economies
Kiyoyasu Tanaka (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)
Empirical estimations of value of travel time savings in Japan: Meta-analysis approach and revealed-preference data analysis approach
Hironori Kato (University of Tokyo)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

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September 2012

Thursday,
September 27

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Strategic Candidacy via Endogenous Commitment
Akifumi Ishihara (Kyoto University)
Matching Search with Noisy Types
Yujiro Kawasaki (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Endogenous Determination of Renegotiation Cost under an Imperfect Contract
Akitoshi Muramoto (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
September 26

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Specification Test for Multinomial Choice Model
Masamune Iwasawa (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Optimal Volatility Forecasting Model For The China Stock Market Using High Frequency Data
Wang Chengyang (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Tuesday,
September 25

13:30 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Surplus Capital Accumulation in the Chinese Economy: Verification and Policy Implications
Kai Kajitani (Kobe University)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
September 19

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Subsampling methods for Cumulative Covariance estimator
Taro Kanatani (Shiga University)

Place: Seminar Room 1, 4th Floor, Kyoto University Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
September 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Collusion and Heterogeneity of Firms
Ichiro Obara(UCLA)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Friday,
September 7

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Deregulation Policy on the Taxi Industry
Yuichi Tokuda (Osaka University / Graduate Schools)
Optimal Land Use Regulation to Address Congestion and Accumulated Externality
: Regulation of Floor Area Ratio, Site, Use and City Boundaries
Tatsuhito Kono (Tohoku University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

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August 2012

Wednesday,
August 29

13:00 ~ 18:00

Sponsored Project Research Seminar, jointly with Econometrics Seminar

Seminar on Model Selection and Model Averaging
Testing model selection in phylogenetic inference using multiscale bootstrap
Hidetoshi Shimodaira (Osaka University)
Testing the Number of Components in Finite Mixture Models
Katsumi Shimotsu (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Thursday,
August 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Filtering and Equilibrium in Repeated Games with Private Monitoring
Johannes Horner(Yale University)

Place: Conference Room 2, 4th Floor, Integrated Research Building Tower 2, Kyoto University

Monday,
August 20

14:00 ~ 17:00

1st Seminar on "Sustainability and Happiness Indices"

Happiness Research and Sustainable Development
Kazuhiro Ueda (Kyoto University)

Place: 2nd Floor Conference and Lecture Hall, Rakuyu Kaikan, Kyoto University

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July 2012

Friday,
July 27

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Labor Market Frictions, Agglomeration and Regional Unemployment Disparities
Xi Yang (Kobe University / Graduate Schools)
Comparative Advantage and Relative Skill Premium of Regions
Kohei Nagamachi (University of Tokyo)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
July 26

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The synergy between sampling and advertising
Toshihiro Tsuchihashi (Daito Bunka University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 25

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Proposal of Two Robust M Tests
Naoya Katayama (Kansai University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
July 21

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Multiperiod Contract Problems with Verifiable and Unverifiable Outputs
Kazuya Kamiya (University of Tokyo)
What Did Corporate Executives, Outside Directors and Large Shareholders Really Do ?: Corporate Governance of Tokyo Marine and Taisho Marine in Mitsubishi and Mitsui Zaibatsu
Tetsuji Okazaki (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Strategic Information Transmission with A Principal who can Acquire Information
Kazumi Hori (Ritsumeikan University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Estimators Conforming to an Exponential Conversion Model
Kazumitsu Nawata (University of Tokyo)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
July 14

14:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Groping for a Global Political Economy: How to View the Global Economic Crisis?
Kimihito Sakurai (Rikkyo University)
Comment/Problem Presentation
Minoru Sekishita (Ritsumeikan University), Hiroshi Tanaka (Ritsumeikan University)
Fumikazu Sugiura (Teikyo University), Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
July 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Anti-bullying School Choice Mechanism Design
Yusuke Kasuya (Northwestern University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 11

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Model Selection Criterion for Instrumental Variable Models
Naoya Sueishi (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Monday,
July 9

14:00 ~ 16:00

Market Quality Work Shop

Group Decision Making during Crisis
Takakazu Honryo

Place: GCOE Program Office in Mita, Tokyo

Thursday,
July 5

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Pre-exchange-proof House Allocation
Takuma Wajayama (Ryukoku University)

Place: Conference Room

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June 2012

Thursday,
June 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Promoting School Competition Through School Choice: A Market Design Approach
Yusuke Narita (MIT / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
June 21

16:20 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Flexible Renegotiation and Persistent Private Information
Bruno Strulovici(Northwestern University)
On the private provision of public goods on networks
Nizar Allouch(Queen Mary, University of London)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
June 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Foundations for strategy-proofness and monotonicity in two-sided matchings
Koji Takamiya (Niigata University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 13

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

A Simple Uniformly Consistent Test for Regression Function
Kohtaro Hitomi (Kyoto Institute of Technology)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
June 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Theory of Multi-Dimensional Auctions with non-Quasilinear Scoring Rules
Makoto Hanazono (Nagoya University)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
June 4

16:30 ~ 18:00

43rd Center for Advanced Policy Studies Seminar

Manufacturing Plants' Use of Temporary Workers:An Analysis Using Census Micro Data
Daniel Sullivan(Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Place: Room N201, KIER North Annex

Friday,
June 1

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Transactions as a Source of Agglomeration Economies: Buyer-Seller Matching in the Japanese Manufacturing Industry
Kentaro Nakajima (Tohoku University)
A Study of Travel Time Reliability Worth
Daisuke Fukuda (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

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May 2012

Thursday,
May 31

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Reputation and Search
Yu Awaya (Pennsylvania State University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Monetary Equilibria and Knightian Uncertainty
Eisei Ohtaki (Keio University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 23

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Bootstrap Procedures for Instrumental Variable Models with Many Weak Instruments
Wang Wenjie (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
May 19

13:30 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar jointly with Comparative Economic Systems Seminar, sponsored by
EU Institute in Japan, Kansai

Verification of Russian Emerging Market Theory
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)
Toward Comparative Economic Analysis of Labor Motivation
Reviewer: Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
The Evaluation of Multipillar Pension Model for East-Central Europe
Gábor Dávid Kiss(University of Szeged)
Debater: Tsuyosho Yanagihara (Matsuyama University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
May 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Renegotiations and a Diffusion of a Technology with Positive Externalities
Toshiyuki Hirai (University of Toyama)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 11

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Bubbles, banks, and financial stability
Kosuke Aoki (University of Tokyo)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
May 11

15:00 ~ 17:30

KIER Center for Advanced Policy Studies Seminar

Current Trends in German Renewable Energy Deployment
: From the Standpoint of Comparison to the Current Situation in Japan
Ralf Christman (German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety)
Kazuhiro Ueda (Kyoto University)

Place: Room N201, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
May 11

15:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

How the European Union changed in one night
Enrico D'Ambrogio(The European Parliament)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 11

13:00 ~ 14:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Mortality Trends in Russia Revisited:A Systematic Survey
Kazuhiro Kumo (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 10

17:00 ~ 18:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Asset prices, trading volumes, and investor welfare in markets with transaction costs
Chiaki Hara (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Asymptotic Inference for Dynamic Panel Estimators of Infinite Order Autoregressive Processes
Ryo Okui (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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April 2012

Thursday,
April 26

16:20 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Automated Mechanism Design for False-name-proof Combinatorial Auctions
Atsushi Iwasaki (Kyushu University)
Automated Equilibrium Analysis of Repeated Games with Private Monitoring: A POMDP Approach
Makoto Yokoo (Kyushu University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
April 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Testing CAPM with a Large Number of Assets
Takashi Yamagata (The University of York)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
April 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Characterization of Simultaneous Ascending Rule:Strategy-proofness and Efficiency with Nonquasi-linear Preferences
Shuhei Morimoto (Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
April 6

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Demographic Trends in Russia:What we Know about the Past and How We See the Future
Sergei Zakharov
(State University 'Higher School of Economics', Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 5

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Optimal Productivity
Julio Davila
(CORE, UC Louvain and Paris School of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

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March 2012

Friday,
March 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Evolution of mindsight: transparent agents and the preference to look at them
Dimitry Rtischev (Gakushuin University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
March 16

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Consideration of Municipal Amalgamation using a Coalition Formation Model: Analysis through Economic Experiments
Toru Takemoto (Tezukayama University)
Evaluating Benefits of Transportation in Models of New Economic Geography
Yoshitsugu Kanemoto (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Friday,
March 16

14:00 ~ 16:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

A Comparative Study of Informal Economy and Anti/Corruption in South Caucasus: the Case of Police Reform
Nona Shahnazaryan (Kuban Social and Economic Institute
and Hokkaido University Slavic-Eurasian Research Center)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Monday,
March 12

15:10 ~ 17:50

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

2×2×2 by 1 Cobb-Douglas Parameter Model of General Equilibrium with Trade
Hidetaka Kawano (Aomori Public University)
Capital-Intensity Hypothesis and Factor Price Equalization Theorem Intriguing Relationship?
Hiroshi Ota (Aoyama Gakuin University)
Ramsey Equilibrium with Endogenous Labor Supply and Borrowing Constraints:Existence, Bubbles, and Efficiency
Cuong Le Van(CNRS)

Place: Conference Room

Sunday,
March 11

10:00 ~ 17:40

KIER Seminar

Session 1 (10:30 ~ 12:30)
The Chinese Financial System
Katufumi Kanaoka (Takaoka University of Law)
Chinese Economic System Change and the Pattern of Integration into the International Regime
Nobuhiko Nakaya (Nagoya University)
Session 2 (13:30 ~ 15:30)
Social Change and Social Structure in Russia
Reviewer: Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
Systemic Conversion Comparisons and Perspectives from Russia, China and Central/Eastern Europe
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)
Session 3 (15:40 ~ 17:40)
Socioeconomic Change in Bulgaria and Romania and Patterns of Integration into the International Regime
Dimiter Ialnazov (Kyoto University)
Economic Systems and Growth Systems: Comparisons and Perspectives from Advanced and Emerging Nations
Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)
Paper Report: Systemic Transformation and International Relations in Former Yugoslavia
Mamoru Sadakata (Nagoya University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
March 7

14:00 ~ 16:00

KIER Seminar

Russia's Global Gas Strategy
Vladimir Dreventsov (Vice President for Russia, BP)

Place: 2nd Floor Hall, Campus Plaza Kyoto

Friday,
March 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop
Applied Microeconomics Workshop jointly with International Economics Seminar

A Dixit-Stiglitz General Equilibrium Model with Oligopolistic Markets: When Enough is Enough(with R. Driskill, and H. Konishi)
John Conley(Vanderbilt University)

Place: Seminar Room 105, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Wednesday,
March 7

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Voter Delegation and the Media: The Case of Propotional Representation (joint with Yasutora Watanabe)
Takanori Adachi (Nagoya University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
March 1

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Volatility forecast comparison with biased proxy
Coauthored with Shuichi Nagata
Kosuke Oya (Osaka University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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February 2012

Wednesday,
February 29

15:00 ~ 17:30

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Project Finance and Environmental Assessment
Osamu Odawara (HSE Unit, Inpex Corporation)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
February 24

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

The Interregional Distribution through fiscal policy and the Movement of Production Factors in Japan
Kazuyasu Kawasaki (Tokai University)
Effect of slot trading on route competition: evidence from experience in the UK
Hideki Fukui (Ehime University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
February 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On Weighted Voting Experiments
Naoki Watanabe (University of Tsukuba)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 23

15:00 ~ 17:00

Jointly held by Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar and Comparative Economic Systems Seminar

Prevention and Crisis Management
Steven Rosefielde(The University of North Carolina)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
February 23

13:00 ~ 17:15

Joint Usage/Research Center Seminar

Distance to Hazard: A Political Economy of an Urban Environmental Policy
Minoru Nakata (Nagoya University)
Dynamical Analysis of Economic Growth with a Regime Switc
Shirou Kuwahara (University of Tsukuba)
Asset Bubbles, Economic Growth, and Financial Crisis: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Model of Infinitely-lived Heterogeneous Agents
Takuma Kunieda (City University of Hong Kong)
Asset Portfolio Choice of Banks and Inflation Dynamics
Nao Sudo (Bank of Japan)

Place: Conference Room 2, Research Building No. 2

Friday,
February 17

13:30 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Part 1: Business and Society - Global Trends and Issues (US/EU/Japan)
Part 2: Transitioning to a Market Economy: Corporate Society and Corporate Social Responsibility
Kanji Tanimoto (Hitotsubashi University)
Report concerning Part 2: Hiroshi Tanaka (Ritsumeikan University) and Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

February 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Collusion Enforcement with Private Information and Private Monitoring
Jimmy Chan (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
February 10

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Covariate Unit Root Test for Cross-Sectionally Dependent Panel Data
Eiji Kurozumi (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
February 2

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Efficient Combinatorial Exchanges
Hitoshi Matsushima (University of Tokyo)
Reputation with Analogical Reasoning
Larry Samuelson(Yale University)

Place: Conference Room

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January 2012

Thursday,
January 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Vickrey-Target Strategy and the Core in Ascending Combinatorial Auctions
Ryuji Sano (Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
January 5

16:30 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop
Applied Microeconomics Workshop jointly with International Economics Seminar

A Monopolistic Competition Model with Market for Heterogeneously Skilled Workers

Place: Seminar Room 105, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

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December 2011

Thursday,
December 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Moral Hazard and Forbearance in Financial Regulation
In Ho Lee(Seoul National University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Core Convergence with Differential Information
Tomoyuki Kamo (Kyoto Sangyo University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
December 14

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

GOODNESS-OF-FIT PROBLEM FOR ERRORS IN NONPARAMETRIC REGRESSION:DISTRIBUTION FREE APPROACH
Estate Khmaladze(Victoria University of Wellington)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
December 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Edgeworth Competition Analysis in Wicksellian Transaction Networks
Ryuichiro Ishikawa (University of Tsukuba)

Place: Conference Room

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November 2011

Saturday,
November 26

14:00 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

Moderator
Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)
Whereabouts of Jewish Displaced Persons in Post-Holocaust Eastern Europe
Mari Nomura (Kanazawa University)
The Swiss Political System at a Turning Point (Provisional title)
Akiyuki Ichisima (Kanazawa University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Monday,
November 21

14:45 ~ 16:15

KIER Seminar

TBA
Ronald W.Jones(University of Rochester)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
November 18

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Network structure and Agglomeration
Ryo Itoh (Nagoya City University)
An estimation of collective action cost ―The case of Japanese condominium law
Fukuju Yamazaki (Sophia University)

Place: Seminar Room 103, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Friday,
November 18

15:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Latvian Economy since the Financial Crisis (Provisional title)
Iveta Reinholde(University of Latvia)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Real Options and Signaling in Strategic Investment Games
Takahiro Watanabe ( (Tokyo Metropolitan University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Noncooperative Foundation of Nash Bargaining Solution under Incomplete Information
Toshiji Miyakawa (Osaka University of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
November 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Euclidean revealed preferences: testing the spatial voting model
Marc Henry (University of Montreal)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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October 2011

Saturday,
October 22

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Information Aggregation in Bargaining
Makoto Hanazono (Nagoya University / Graduate Schools)
Commitment Lines, Overdraft Privileges and Corporate Liquidities Around the Financial Crisis
XU Peng (Hosei University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 21

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Distribution of Industrial Growth in the Nagoya Metropolitan Area, Japan: Focusing on Geographical and Technological Proximity
Eri Yamada (Nagoya University / Graduate Schools)
Experience with Disasters, Knowledge Development and Economic Growth
Muneta Yokomatsu (Kyoto University)

Place: Seminar Room 103, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
October 20

17:00 ~ 18:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Renegotiation Cost and Property Rights
Akitoshi Muramoto (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Properties of the Equilibrium Revenues in Buy Price Auctions
Yusuke Inami (National Institute for Research Advancement)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 19

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Identification problem of the exponential tilting estimator under misspecification
Naoya Sueishi (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
October 14

13:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Labour Market Participation of North Korean Refugees in South Korea
Seung-Ho Jung (Seoul National University / Graduate Schools)
Byung-Yeon Kim (Seoul National University / Kyoto University)
Supranationality and the PIIGS Crisis: Implications for Eastern Europe and Asia
Steven Rosefielde(The University of North Carolina)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On Admissible Strategies in Robust Utility Maximization
Keita Owari (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 6

16:30 ~ 18:20

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Complexity of Games and Economic
Andrew McLennan(University of Queensland)
A Unifying Impossibility Theorem
Shino Takayama(University of Queensland)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 6

15:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Interaction of Home and Host Country Corruption in the FDI Decision: Evidence from Some Transition Economies
Josef C. Brada(Arizona State University)

Place: Room N101/102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

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September 2011

Thursday,
September 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Consumer default with complete markets: risk-based pricing and finite punishment
Giulio Seccia(University of Southampton)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
September 21

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

A Goodness-of-fit Test for Identifying the Maximum Domain of Attraction
Tatsuyoshi Okimoto (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
September 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Nash bargaining solution under externalities
Tomohiko Kawamori (Osaka University of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
September 14

14:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Risk and Economic Thought
Yasuhiro Sakai (Ryukoku University, Shiga University, University of Tsukuba)

Place: Conference Room

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August 2011

Wednesday,
August 3

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Testing for Distributional Treatment Effects:A Set Identification Approach
Yoonseok Lee(University of Michigan)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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July 2011

Friday,
July 29

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Structural Estimation and Interregional Labour Migration: Evidence from Japan
Keisuke Kondo (Kobe University / Graduate Schools)
Asymmetric international transport costs and tax competition: the influences of third country
Kyoko Hirose (Kyushu Sangyo University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex, Kyoto University

Thursday,
July 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

TBA
Tain Yuan (Ryukoku University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 27

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Dynamics of Inductive Inference in a Unified Model
Itzhak Gilboa(Tel-Aviv University / HEC Paris)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
July 26

15:00 ~ 18:00

Seminar held jointly by KIER, the Joint Usage/Research Center, and the Global Center of Excellence

TBA
Satoshi Kawanishi (Sophia University)
21st Century Regionalism
Richard Baldwin(International Economics Graduate Institute Geneva / CEPR London / VoxEU.org / Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI) Graduate Institute Geneva)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
July 23

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Ignorance as a Commitment Device
Dan Sasaki (University of Tokyo)
TBA
Nobuo Akai (Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 21

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Multi-agent Search with Deadline
Nozomu Muto (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 20

17:00 ~ 18:30

CAPS Seminar

EU Road Map for Moving to a Competitive Low Carbon Economy in 2050 (New EU Policy Initiative)
Eric Ponthieu (European Economic and Social Committee)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
July 20

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Intertemporal Substitution in Time Allocation of Married Women
Ken Yamada (Singapore Management University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
July 19

14:30 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

American Multinational Corporations as Seen by the World: A Comparative Management Perspective
Keiji Natsume (Ryukoku University/Japan Association for the Comparative Studies of Management)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
July 16

14:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Consumption Habits and Consumption Goods Production in the Soviet Union: A Fashion Perspective
Katsumi Fujiwara (Osaka University Research Institute for World Languages/Kyoto University)
Arguments Pro and Con: What Was the Nature of 'Soviet-style' Economic Systems?
Hiroshi Tanaka (Ritsumeikan University)
Comment: Hirotaro Yamamoto (Osaka University of Economics and Law)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
July 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Improving Efficiency in Matching Markets with Regional Caps: The Case of the Japan Residency Matching Program
Takehito Kojima (Stanford University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
July 1

17:00 ~ 18:30

Econometrics Seminar

Asymptotically Efficient Estimation of Models Defined by Convex Moment Inequalities
Hiroaki Kaido (Boston University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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June 2011

Thursday,
June 30

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Holdup Problems in Early Supplier Involvement and the Manufacturer's Optimal Strategy
Worawat Margsiri(Fordham University)

Place: Conference Room

Sunday,
June 26

14:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Danger Zone in Europe
: Twenty Years since the End of the Cold War, and Twenty Years of 'Democratization' in China and Eastern Europe
Kumiko Haba (Aoyama Gakuin University)
Economic Crisis and Modernization Strategies in Russia
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
June 24

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Effects of Type and Proximity of Partners in R&D Cooperation of Small and Medium-Sized Firms in Zhongguancun, Beijing
Yishihiro Kameyama (Kagawa University)
A GAME THEORETICAL ANALYSIS OF PORT COMPETITION
Kouichiro Tezuka (University of Fukui), Masahiro Ishii (Sophia University)

Place: Seminar Room 103, 1st Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
June 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Exchange Economies with Indivisibilities and Finitely Many Agents
Tomomi Tanaka (Arizona State University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
June 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Participation and Demand Levels for a Joint Project
Ryusuke Shinohara (Shinshu University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
June 10

14:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Forecasting economic developments in major emerging markets
Dr. Iikka Korhonen(Head, Institute for Economies in Transition,Bank of Finland)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
June 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

First Price Package Auction with Many Traders
Yasuhiro Shirata (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
June 7

16:30 ~ 18:00

Global Center of Excellence Conference

Large Shareholders, Monitoring, and Ownership Dynamics: Towards Pure Managerial Firms?
Ngo Van Long (McGill University)
Panelist: Fumio Dei (Kobe University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
June 2

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Consistent updating of social welfare functions
Takashi Hayashi (The University of Texas)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 1

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Confidence Sets and Resample Methods for Structual Model When Identification is Weak
Wang Wenjie (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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May 2011

Saturday,
May 28

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

The Political Economy of Disaster Management: The Case of Cholera Epidemic
Chongwoo Choe (Monash University)
An General Equilibrium Model of Hold Up
Eric Chou (National Tsing Hua University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 27

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Growth, Agglomeration, and Urban Congestion
Shota Fujishima (Washington University in St.Louis / Graduate Schools)
Do poor procurement conditions always lead to poor performances? The interplay between procurement conditions and product positions
Noriaki Matsushima (Kobe University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
May 26

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

International climate agreements under induced technological change
Miyuki Nagashima (Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 26

15:30 ~ 17:00

Global Center of Excellence Conference

A pure theory of aggregate price determination
Masayuki Otaki (University of Tokyo)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
May 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Hierarchical Adaptations
Hiroshi Uno (Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
May 17

16:30 ~ 18:30

Global Center of Excellence Conference

Annuity Puzzle and the Marshall Problem
Fwu-Ranq Chang(IndianaUniversity)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 13

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Endogenizing Leadership in Tax Competition: The Role of Capital Ownership
Hikaru Ogawa (Nagoya University)
Urban Residential Growth and Shrinkage in an Open City
Toshimori Otasawa (Kobe University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Thursday,
May 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Optimal slot restriction and slot supply strategy in a keyword auction
Yoshio Kamijyo (Waseda University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 6

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Artem Prokhorov(Concordia University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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April 2011

Saturday,
April 30

14:00 ~ 18:00

KIER Seminar

A Comparative Study of Education and Welfare Strategies for Special Needs Children in Vietnam, Cuba and Russia
Manabu Kuroda (Ritsumeikan University)
Yutaka Konishi (Gifu University)
Financial System Structure in Transitioning Central/Eastern Europe Nations - Bank Privatization and the Role of Foreign Banks
Koh Takata (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
April 21

17:00 ~ 18:10

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

An Endogenous Growth Model Taking Account of Exogenous Technological Progress
Daishoku Kanehara (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Renegotiation Cost and Asset Ownership
Akitoshi Muramoto (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Optimal Population and Education
Julio Davila(Paris School of Economics and Paris School of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Leveraged purchases of government debt and deflation
Tomoyuki Nakajima (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

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March 2011

Wednesday,
March 23

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Hierarchical subspace models forcontingency tables
Hisayuki Hara (University of Tokyo)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
March 11

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Gradual Network Expansion and Universal Service Obligations (joint with Axel Gautier)
Keizo Mizuno (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Service Innovation: The Case of IKEA
Nobuaki Hamaguchi (Kobe University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
March 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Continuous-Time Optimal Contracts with Costly Information Disclosure
Hisashi Nakamura (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 10

13:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Globalization in Russia and Russian Multinationals
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)
Russian Communities and Enterprises since the Economic Crisis (Provisional title)
Kasuho Yokokawa (Japan Institute of International Affairs)
Reorganization of Russian State Enterprises since the Economic Crisis: The Rostec Situation
Hironori Fushita (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Economic Globalization and the Banking Sector in Russia
Victor Gorshkov (Doctoral Student, Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
March 9

13:30 ~ 16:00

Seminar on International Trade and Business Growth

Political economy of exchange rates with two different applications: the case of the Japanese yenand the case ofthe Chinese yuan
Nathalie Aminian(University of Le Havre)
Offshore outsourcing and non-production workers: Firm-level relationships disaggregated by skills and suppliers
Eiichi Tomiura (Yokohama National University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
March 8

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Model Selection Criteria in Multivariate Models with Multiple Structural Changes
Eiji Kurozumi (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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February 2011

Monday,
February 28

15:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Theory of Comparative Advantage and Labor Value Theory: A Look Back at the Explanations of Prof. Kenzo Yukuzawa
Taichi Tabuchi (Doshisha University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
February 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Market Experiments with Ethnic Diversity in Kenya
Takehiko Yamato (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
February 18

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Vendor Site Selection under Vertical Business Relations
Wang Haiyan (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Modeling Pedestrian Traffic Flow with Game Theory
Takamasa Iryo (Kobe University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
February 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Non-unitary Discount Rate Model(with Koichi Futagami)
Koichi Futagami (Osaka University)
Takeo Hori (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Sunday,
February 13

10:00 ~ 12:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Foundations of Comparative Economic Systems
Solomon Cohen (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
February 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Information Aggregation in Bargaining (with Yasutora Watanabe)
Makoto Hanazono (Nagoya University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 3

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Non-cooperative and Axiomatic Characterizations of the Average Lexicographic Value
Yukihiko Funaki (Waseda University)

Place: Conference Room

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January 2011

Thursday,
January 27

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Diversity of Information Acquisition Strategies in a Noisy REE Model with a Common Signal and Independent Signals
Satoshi Kawanishi (Sophia University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
January 27

15:00 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Second End of Laissez-Faire -The Bootstrapping Nature of Money and Inherent Instability of Capitalism
Katsuhito Iwai (International Christian University)

Place: Lecture Room, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
January 21

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Spatial Information Provided by Interorganizational Joint Patent Application Networks
Hiroyasu Inoue (Osaka Sangyo University)
Localized knowledge spillovers and patent citations: A distance-based approach (with Y. Murata, R. Nakajima, R.Okamoto)
Ryuichi Tamura (University of Tsukuba)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Friday,
January 21

13:00 ~ 16:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Global Liberalism and Russia, Revisited
Akira Uegaki (Seinan Gakuin University)

Place: Conference Room

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December 2010

Wednesday,
December 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Endogenous Quality Choice and Efficiency Gain from Trade
Keiichi Kawai (Northwestern University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
December 22

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Multivariate Asset Return Prediction with Mixture Models
Marc Paolella(University of Zurich)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
December 17

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Economic Benefit Valuation of Advance Discounted Fee Systems
Kakuya Matsushima (Kyoto University)
Agglomeration due to imperfect information revisited
Takaaki Takahashi (University of Tokyo)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
December 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Reputation in Repeated Prisoners' Dilemma with Observation Costs
Yasuyuki Miyahara (Kobe University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The strategic impact of higher-order beliefs (with A. Di Tillio, E. Faingold and S. Xiong)
Yi-Chun Chen(National University of Singapore)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
December 6

15:30 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

On the Role of Policy Interventions in Structural Change and Economic Development: The Case of Postwar Japan
Yasuyuki Sawada (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 2

16:15 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Duverger's Law in the Laboratory
Yoichi Hizen (Hokkaido University)
Time Discount and Convex Hiring Cost
Koji Yokota (Otaru University of Commerce)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
December 1

17:00 ~ 18:30

KIER Seminar

A Canadian Cartel Story: Damage, Punishment, and Market Power
Xavier de Vanssay(York University)

Place: KIER Office in Mita, Tokyo

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November 2010

Friday,
November 26

14:00 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

Polanyi and Contemporary Society
Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
November 22

15:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Internal Organization of Russian Companies: Microdata Analysis of Stock Companies
Ichiro Iwasaki (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
November 19

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Trade costs, wage difference, and endogenous growth
Akinori Tanaka (Osaka University / Graduate Schools)
Effects of Transportation Costs and Knowledge Spillovers on Productivity: an Empirical Study of Manufacturing Industry in Japan
Kenta Ikeuchi (Hitotsubashi University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
November 18

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Applied Social Choice: Filling the Gap between Theory and Practice
Hannu Nurmi(University of Turku)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
November 12

16:30 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Exploring Positive Externality Effects of Point-to-Point Networks: US market Learning From the Spatial Entry Patterns of Southwest Airlines
Tae Oum(University of British Columbia)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
November 11

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Anticipated Stochastic Choice
Nobuo Koida (Iwate Prefectural University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
November 9

17:00 ~ 18:00

KIER Seminar

Quality, Upgrades and Equilibrium in a Dynamic Monopoly Market
Gary Biglaiser(University of North Caroline)

Place: Conference Room

Sunday,
November 7

10:30 ~ 17:30

KIER Seminar

The Non-Tradable Shares Reform in China: Stock Market Fragmentation and Consolidation
Katufumi Kanaoka (Kanazawa University)
Commanding Heights Analysis in China
Nobuhiko Nakaya (Nagoya University)
Reactions to Short-term Adaption Pressures during Transformation in Party States: The Case in China
Maria Csanadi (Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Centralization and local public finance in Russia
Kasuho Yokokawa (Japan Institute of International Affairs)
The Post-Socialist Trajectories of Bulgaria and Romania and the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis
Dimiter Ialnazov (Kyoto University)
Future Aspects of Japanese Oversea Investments: Relations with the Former Yugoslav Countries
Masahiko Yoshii (Kobe University)

Place: Room N101/102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
November 5

16:30 ~ 18:00

Global Center of Excellence Conference

Does the stock market harm investment incentives?
Alexander Ljungqvist(New York University's Stern School of Business)

Place: Seminar Room 101, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Friday,
November 5

16:00 ~ 17:30

KIER Joint Research Project Workshop jointly with Global Center of Excellence Seminar

Preferential Trade Agreements, Technology Adoption and the Speed of Attaining Free Trade
Hiroshi Mukunoki (Gakushuin University)

Place: KIER Tokyo Satellite (Marunouchi Office)

Thursday,
November 4

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Social choice allocation in an exchange economy
Takeshi Momi (Doshisha University)

Place: Conference Room

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October 2010

Friday,
October 29

13:00 ~ 16:00

KIER Seminar

Global economic crisis in Russia: the labor market impact, social consequences and policy responses
Anna Lukiyanova(Higher School of Economics/Kyoto University)
CSR of Japanese enterprises in Vietnam
Anh Ngoc Nguyen(National Economics University/Kyoto University)
Foreign banking in Russia: present conditions, problems and development prospects
Victor Gorshkov(Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Private and Social Learning in Games of Timing (with Pauli Murto)
Juuso Valimaki(Aalto University School of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
October 23

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Group Identity and Relation-Specific Investment: An Experimental Investigation (with Maros Servatka)
Partial Equity Ownership and Knowledge Transfer (with Arghya Ghosh)
Hodaka Morita (University of New South Wales)
Holdup Problems and Nonrecourse Financing
Hiroshi Osano (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 22

13:30 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

Small-medium enterprises and innovation policy in Japan
Hiroshi Teraoka(Chukyo University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 21

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Robust Predictions in Incomplete Information Games (with Dirk Bergemann)
Stephen Morris(Princeton University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 15

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Trade Patterns and International Technology Spillovers: Theory and Evidence from Patent Citations (with Xingyuan Zhang and Shoji Haruna)
Naoto Jinji (Kyoto University)
Is emission trading beneficial? (with Kazuharu Kiyono and Morihiro Yomogida)
Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
October 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Discounting and Patience in Optimal Stopping and Control Problem(with John Quah)
Bruno Strulovici(Northwestern University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 13

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Robust inference for moment condition models
Yasuhiro Omori (Yale University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
October 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

KIER Seminar

A Canadian Cartel Story: Damage, Punishment, and Market Power
Xavier de Vanssay(York University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Dynamic Model of Conflict and Cooperation(with Wolfgang Eggert and Jun-ichi Itaya)
Kazuo Mino (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

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September 2010

Thursday,
September 30

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Prizes versus Wages with Envy and Pride (with Pradeep Dubey and John Geanakoplos)
Ori Haimanko(Ben-Gurion University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
September 29

16:30 ~ 18:00

CAPS Seminar

Anatomy of Learning-from-Exporting: The Role of Foreign Knowledge Acquisition
Naomitsu Yashiro (Kyoto University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
September 15

15:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Market Europe, Enterprise Europe, Social Europe
Hiroshi Tanaka (Ritsumeikan University / Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
September 3

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Tariff Policy and Transport Costs under Reciprocal Dumping
Jun Oshiro (Osaka University / Graduate Schools)
Effects on Land Price Formation of Earthquake Risk Variation in Metropolitan Tokyo: Prospect Theory Verification with Market Data (with Makoto Saito, Masayuki Nakagawa, Shiba Suzuki, Tao Gu)
Hisaki Yamaga (Kwansei Gakuin University)

Place: Seminar Room 201, 2nd Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

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August 2010

Friday,
August 27

16:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Preference Shocks, Credit Shocks, and Price Dynamics in the Japanese Economy
Nao Sudo (Bank of Japan)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

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July 2010

Thursday,
July 29

14:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Background lecture (economic growth with bubbles)
Jaume Ventura (Pompeu Fabra University)
Theoretical notes on bubbles and the current crisis
Jaume Ventura (Pompeu Fabra University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Tuesday,
July 27

16:30 ~ 18:00

CAPS Seminar

"Technological Development Incentives of Vertical Relationships: Microsoft's Non-Assertion Clauses and Other Mechanisms"
Koki Arai (Economic Research Office, Japan Fair Trade Commission)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Saturday,
July 24

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Optimal Selling Mechanisms with Countervailing Positive Externalities and An Application to Tradable Retaliation in the WTO
Bo Chen (Southern Methodist University)
Nonlinear pricing and market foreclosure under incomplete information(with Phillippe Choné)
Laurent Linnemer (Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
July 23

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Structure and Change in 20th Century Kyoto Residential Areas
Takashi Kirimura (Ritsumeikan University)
Worst-Case Bounds of Myopic Facility Location
Yoshiaki Ohsawa (University of Tsukuba)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
July 22

16:15 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Exposure Problem in Multi-Unit Auctions(with Xin Meng)
Hikmet Gunay(University of Manitoba)
Monotonic Extension and its Applications in Choice Theory
Farhad Husseinov(Bilkent University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
July 20

16:00 ~ 17:30

KIER Seminar

Estimating a War of Attrition :The Case of the US Movie Theater Industry
Yuya Takahashi (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Place: KIER Tokyo Satellite (Marunouchi Office)

Thursday,
July 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Generic Impossibility of Arrow's Impossibility Theorem
Mitsunori Noguchi (Meijo University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Maximal domain for strategy-proof and no-veto rule in multi-object choice model(with Dolors Berga and Shigehiro Serizawa)
Kentaro Hatsumi (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 1

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Dynamic Oligopoly with Incremental Quantity Adjustment
Dan Sasaki (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

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June 2010

Wednesday,
June 30

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Some Applications of Infinite Order Weak Convergence Theory to Semi-Nonparametric Statistics
Yoichi Nishiyama (The Institute of Statistical Mathematic)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
June 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Middlemen: the bid-ask spread
Makoto Watanabe (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 23

16:30 ~ 18:00

CAPS Seminar

Consumer Participation-Type Policy Formation and Assessment
Haruyo Kudo (Kyoto University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Tuesday,
June 22

15:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Economic transition in the CEE countries: the case of Bulgaria
Stela Todorova(Agriculture University Plovdiv, Bulgaria)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
June 22

14:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Explaining Export Varieties: the Role of Comparative Advantage
Isao Kamata (University of Wisconsin System)
International Taxation and Transfer Prices of Decentralized Multinational Companies
Yoshimasa Komoriya (Chuo University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
June 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Random Paths to Competitive Equilibria in Assignment Markets
Bo Chen (Southern Methodist University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
June 17

15:30 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

Signaling Competence in Electoral Competition
Takakazu Honryo (Columbia University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Tuesday,
June 15

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Quantile Regression for Panel Data
Kengo Kato (Hiroshima University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
June 11

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Interregional Migration and Economic Growth in Postwar Japan
Kohei Nagamachi (University of Tokyo / Graduate Schools)
Outsourcing and Market Thickness: Case of the U.S. Credit Unions (Joint with Junichi Suzuki)
Yukako Ohno (FRB of Chicago, Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
June 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Testing for asymmetric information in the viager market (with Philippe Fevrier and Michael Visser)
Laurent Linnemer (CREST)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Yoon-Jin Lee(Indiana University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
June 8

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

New Keynesian Dynamics in a Low Interest Rate Environment(with Lena Mareen Koerber)
Toni Braun (University of Tokyo)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Tuesday,
June 8

15:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The EU Healthcare System
Viorela Vaidean (Babes-Bolyai University, Romania)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
June 3

14:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Limits of Modernization: Asia's Complex Future
Steven Rosefielde(University of North Carolina)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
June 2

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

On the Behavior of the GMM estimator in Persistent Dynamic Panel Data Models with Unrestricted Initial Conditions
Kazuhiko Hayakawa (Hiroshima University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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May 2010

Thursday,
May 27

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Infectious Diseases, Optimal Health Expenditures and Growth (with Lin Liu and Manh-Hung Nguyen)
Aditya Goenka (National University of Singapore)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 27

15:00 ~ 16:30

CAPS Seminar

Analysis of Tax Revenue Variation Factors and Structural Revenue Procurement Capacity
Junji Ueda (Kyoto University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Wednesday,
May 26

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Dynamics of international integration of financial markets
Tatsuyoshi Okimoto (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
May 25

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Activities of Japanese Multinationals with Productivity Heterogeneity
Ayumu Tanaka (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Saturday,
May 22

13:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Russian Light Industry under Systemic Transformation: The Collapse and Finale of the Textile Industry
Katsumi Fujiwara (Osaka University)
Delayed, but Flourished? Preliminary analysis on FDI of the Japanese Companies in Russia
Masahiro Tokunaga (Kansai University)
Socialism via Market Economics, and Equality Theory
Fumio Ashida (Kansai University)
Social Change and Worker Reactions in Russia
Hiroaki Hayashi (Kansai University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 20

15:30 ~ 18:20

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Coincidence Theorem and the Nonemptiness of the Inner Core
Tomoki Inoue(Bielefeld University)
Games with Discontinuous Payoffs: a Strengthening of Reny's Existence Theorem(with Paulo K. Monteiro and Rabee Tourky)
Andrew McLennan(University of Queensland)
Price Manipulation, Dynamic Informed Trading and Uniqueness of Equilibrium in a Sequential Trade Model
Shino Takayama(University of Queensland)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

CAPS Seminar

Global Warming Understanding, Risk Perception, and Policy Preferences in the Household Sector
Seiji Ikkatai (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Tuesday,
May 18

16:00 ~ 17:30

KIER Seminar

Basic Auction Theory Revisited
Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 14

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Existence of a dependent subcenter in the agglomerative economy and its application to the FAR regulation
Itsurou Ootaki (University of Tokyo / Graduate Schools)
Who gains from capital market integration: Tax competition between unionized and non-unionized countries
Yasuhiro Sato (Osaka University)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
May 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Optimality of no-fault medical liability systems
Tina Kao(The Australian National University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 12

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

A Structural Model of Career Choice (with Risky Careers and Idiosyncratic Taste and Skill)
Stephen H. Shore (Johns Hopkins University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
May 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Evaluating the Conditions for Robust Mechanism Design(With Roberto Serrano)
Takashi Kunimoto(McGill University)

Place: Conference Room

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April 2010

Tuesday,
April 27

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

A Two-sector Model of Endogenous Growth with Leisure Externalities
Been-Lon Chen(The Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
April 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Gambling Reputation: Repeated Bargaining with Outside Options(with Qingmin Liu)
Jihong Lee (Yonsei University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
April 21

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

The Limited Information Maximum Likelihood Approach to Dynamic Panel Structural Equations
Kentaro Akashi (The Institute of Statistical Mathematic)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
April 20

16:45 ~ 18:15

CAPS Seminar

Do All Exporters Benefit from Export Boom? -Evidence from Japan
Naomitsu Yashiro (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Tuesday,
April 20

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Banking Globalization and International Business Cycles
Kouzou Ueda (Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
April 16

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

On the Impact of Trade on Industrial Structures: The Role of Entry Cost Heterogeneity
Daisyje Oyama (Hitotsubashi University)
The Commuting Game
Marcus Berliant(Washington University in St. Louis)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
April 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Equitability in Matching Market Design with an Application to School Choice
Yusuke Narita (University of Tokyo / Graduate Schools)
Kentaro Tomoeda (University of Tokyo / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On the number of pure Nash equilibria in random two-person games (with Klaus Kultti and Hannu Vartiainen)
Hannu Salonen (University of Turku)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
April 7

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

CREATING POSITIVE RELATIVE PERFORMACE IN ASSET TRADING
Ioan Alin Nistor (BABES-BOLYAI University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
April 1

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On the fiscal treatment of life expectancy related choices (with M.-L. Leroux)
Julio Davila (Paris School of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 1

15:30 ~ 17:00

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Naoya Sueishi (University of Wisconsin Maddison)

Place: Seminar Room 1, Yoshida Izumidono

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March 2010

Tuesday,
March 30

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Recursive Methods in Discounted Stochastic Games: An Algorithm for δ→1 and a Folk Theorem (with Johannes Horner, Takuo Sugaya and Nicolas Vieille)
Satoru Takahashi(Princeton University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Tuesday,
March 30

16:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Nominal Wage Adjustment, Demand Shortage and Economic Policy
Yoshiyasu Ono (Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
March 26

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

A Spatial Statistics Model Approach to Modifiable Areal Unit Problems
Makoto Tsukai (Hiroshima University)
Spatial Analysis of Recent Regional Disparities in Japan, using Income Data from Municipalities
Morito Tsutsumi (University of Tsukuba)

Place: Seminar Room 201, 2nd Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
March 25

16:15 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Aggregating the single crossing property: theory and applications to comparative statics and Bayesian games
John Quah (University of Oxford)
Eliciting Discount Functions
Kirsten Rohde (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
March 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Background Survey Lecture
Kirsten Rohde (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
March 19

14:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Crisis and Labour Markets in Hungary
Károly Fazekas(Hungarian Academy of Science)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 18

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Dynamic coalitional equilibrium
Hannu Vartiainen (Turku School of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 11

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Compositions of Two Rational Choice Functions: An Axiomatic Approach
Koichi Tadenuma (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
March 9

14:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Economic Crisis and Pension Reform in Hungary
Andras Simonovits (Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
March 5

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

R&D Investments and Career Decisions to Reduce Marginal Costs, and Trade (Provisional title)
Tadashi Morita (Osaka University / Graduate Schools)
Communication Externality, Spatial Competition, and Polycentric Urban Configuration
Toshimori Otasawa (Tohoku University)
Yuki Takayama (Tohoku University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
March 4

16:00 ~ 17:30

KIER Seminar

Welfare Analysis of Intellectual Property Rights Protection
Yuri Kabanov (Université de Franche-Conté and UFR Sciences etTechnologie)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
March 1

16:00 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Threat of Foreign Invasion and Economic Growth
Hideaki Murase (Nagoya City University)

Place: Room N202, 2nd Floor, KIER North Annex

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February 2010

Thursday,
February 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Stability of Economic Networks
Sun Ning (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
February 19

13:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Russian Environmental Policy: Focusing on Energy Conservation Measures
Masahiro Tokunaga (Kansai University)
Social Impacts of Economic Crisis in Russia
Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
Corporate Social Responsibility in Russia: A Systems Theory Investigation
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 18

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Reserves and Provisions in Capital Requirement Modelling: Mathematical definitions (according to Artzner and Eisele, UNI Strasbourg)
Freddy Delbaen (ETH)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 18

13:30 ~ 15:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Russian Financial System Goes Capitalist
Shinichiro Tabata (Hokkaido University)

Place: Room N101/102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
February 12

16:30 ~

Urban Economics Workshop

PPP (private public partnership) Practice in Transportation in Korea: Current Situation and Issues
Keechoo Choi(Ajou University)

Place: Seminar Room 201, 2nd Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Monday,
February 8

14:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Policy Responsiveness in Eastern Europe
Byung-Yeon Kim(Seoul National University)
Policy Responsiveness in Eastern Europe
Ichiro Iwasaki (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
February 5

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Myopic or farsighted: Bilateral Trade Agreements among symmetric three countries
Kenmei Tsubota (Kyoto University)
Heterogeneity in Communication Externalities and the Patterns of Agglomeration
Ryosuke Okamoto (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Place: Seminar Room 201, 2nd Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
February 4

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Incentives in Hedge Funds
Hitoshi Matsushima (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

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January 2010

Thursday,
January 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Information-Based Price Formation
Andrea Macrina (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
January 20

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

The Multiscale Bootstrap Method: An Interface between Bayesian Analysis for Reliability Scaling Rules and Frequency Theory
Hidetoshi Shimodaira (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
January 15

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Asset Allocation with Gross Exposure Constraints for Vast Portfolios utilizing High Frequency Data
Yingying Li(HKUST)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
January 13

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Information Criteria for Moment Restriction Models
Naoya Sueishi (University of Wisconsin Maddison)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
January 7

15:00 ~ 18:00

Global Center of Excellence Conference

Directed Search in the Housing Market
James Albrecht(Georgetown University)
Susan Vroman(Georgetown University)
Liquidity Constraints in a Monetary Economy
Makoto Watanabe (Universidad Carlos III )

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

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December 2009

December
18 ~ 19

Friday, 18
14:00 ~ 18:00

KIER Seminar

Russian Labor Markets and Demographic Issues
Sergey Roshchin (National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Russia)
Kazuhiro Kumo (Hitotsubashi University)

Saturday, 19
14:00 ~ 18:00

Russian Labor Markets and Economic Growth
Sergey Roshchin (National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Russia)
Yuka Takeda (Waseda University)

Place: Lecture Room, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
December 18

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Estimating Industrial Land Value: Comparative Analysis of Bids from Companies and Lot Prices
Akira Itoh (Institute for Transport Policy Studies)
The Spatial Structure of Production/Distribution Networks and Its Implication for Technology Transfers and Spillovers
Fukunari Kimura (Keio University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
December 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Shapley value for games on combinatorial structures
Katsushige Fujimoto (Fukushima University)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
December 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Voluntary Voting: Costs and Benefits(with John Morgan)
Vijay Krishna(Penn State University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Efficient Contracts, Inefficient Equilibria and Renegotiation
Jia Pan(Fudan University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
December 8

16:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Bubble Cycles
Masaya Sajuragawa (Keio University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 3

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Endogenous Liquidity Provision in a Market with Asymmetric Information(with Ryosuke Ishii)
Katsumasa Nishide (Yokohama National University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
December 1

17:00 ~ 18:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Social Security, Benefit Claiming and Labor Force Participation: A Quantitative General Equilibrium Approach
Selahattin Imrohoroglu(University of Southern California)

Place: Conference Room

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November 2009

Friday,
November 27

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Vladimir Ulyanov (Moscow State University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
November 26

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Survival of Dominated Strategies under Evolutionary Dynamics(with Josef Hofbauer)
William H. Sandholm (University of Wisconsin)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
November 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Competitive Pressure and the Adoption of Complementary Innovations
Eugenio J. Miravete (Texas Austin University)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
November 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Non-cooperative Support for the Asymmetric Nash Bargaining Solution (with Volker Britz and Arkadi Predtetchinski)
Jean-Jacques Herings (Maastricht University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
November 13

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Measuring Economic Localization: Evidence from Japanese Firm-level Data
Kentaro Nakajima (Tohoku University)
Doing Well by Doing Good? Green Office Buildings
John Quigley(University of California at Berkeley)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
November 11

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Program Evaluation in Nonseparable Models under Weak Exogeneity Restriction
Yoichi Arai (University of Tokyo)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
November 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Elections and Strategic Voting: Condorcet and Borda
Eric Maskin(Institute for Advanced Study)

Place: Room N101/102, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
November 6

14:00 ~ 17:10

KIER Seminar

Welfare Analysis of Intellectual Property Rights Protection
Tatsuro Iwaisako (Osaka University)
A Non-Unitary Discount Rate Model
Takeo Hori (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Lecture Room 8, 6th Floor, Campus Plaza Kyoto

Wednesday,
November 4

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Social Capital and Social Quilts: Network Patterns of Favor Exchange
Matthew Jackson (California Institute of Technology)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
November 4

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Using Grid Distributions to Test for Affiliations in Models of First-Price Auctions with Private Values
Harry Paarsch(University of Melbourne)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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October 2009

Thursday,
October 29

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Existence of Unemployment Equilibrium in Dual Economies
Hitomi Koura (Kyoto University Graduate School)

Place: Conference Room

Sunday,
October 25

13:00 ~ 15:10

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The End of High Growth in Russia Due to the Global Financial Crisis: Will the Growth Model Change?
Shinichiro Tabata (Hokkaido University)
Rotating Savings and Credit Associations in Uzbekistan: A Network Approach
Masato Hiwatari (Hokkaido University)

Place: Conference Room 451, KIER, 4th Floor, Research Building No. 2

Thursday,
October 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Secure implementation in Shapley-Scarf housing markets
Takuma Wajayama (Ryukoku University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 21

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

What Happened to Risk Management During the 2008-09 Financial Crisis?
Michael McAleer(Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
October 17

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Decision Making and Implementation in Teams" (joint with Jordi Blanes)
Marc Moller (University of Carlos III of Madrid and Kyoto University)
Shared Control and Strategic Communication
Ricardo Alonso (University of Southern California)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The 2008 World Financial Crisis and Market Quality Theory
Makoto Yano (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 15

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Sequential Estimation of Dynamic Programming
Hiroyuki Kasahara(University of Western Ontario)

Place: Seonar Room 105, New Building, Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of Economics

Thursday,
October 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Nash Equilibrium Allocations of Multiple Public Goods
Tomoyuki Kamo (Kyoto Sangyo University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 7

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Reexamining the waste-income relationship: evidence from Japanese municipal solid wastes
Masashi Yamamoto (University of Toyama)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 7

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

L-statistics with weakly dependent data and applications to risk measure estimation
Hideatsu Tsuikahara (Seijo University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
October 1

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Contracting with a Network of Agents(joint with Garance Genicot)
Marc Miller (University of Carlos III)

Place: Conference Room

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September 2009

Friday,
September 18

16:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Unilateral Greenhouse Gas Control Measures and the Aviation Industry: A Theoretical Analysis
Anming Zhang(The University of British Columbia)

Place: Room 312, Building C1, Cluster C, Kyoto University Katsura Campus

Friday,
September 11

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Seed Money and Autonomous Supply of Public Goods: Verification through a Field Experiment
Masayuki Nakagawa (Nihon University)
A Tractable Model of Regional Agglomeration: Eaton-Kortum meets Krugman (with Thomas J. Holmes and Sanghoon Lee)
Wen-Tai Hsu(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Place: Seminar Room 201, 2nd Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

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August 2009

Wednesday,
August 26

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Yu Qingfeng (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
TBA
Mitsuo Inada (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
August 7

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

International Investment Positions and Exchange Rate Dynamics: A Dynamic Panel Analysis
Michael Binder(Goethe University Frankfurt)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
August 6

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Lectures on Macroeconomic Dynamics
Volker Boehm(Bielefeld University)

Place: Conference Room

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July 2009

Wednesday,
July 29

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Location and organization choice of entrepreneurs
Kenmei Tsubota (Kyoto University)
Trade and occupational choice in a Cournot model with free entry
Kazuyuki Miyagiwa (Emory University)

Place: Seminar Room 201, 2nd Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Tuesday,
July 28

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Panels with Nonstationary Multifactor Error Structures
Takashi Yamagata (University of York)

Place: Refresh Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics East Annex

Friday,
July 24

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Market for Clubs with Congestible Facilities: Nonlinear-Pricing Equilibria with Entrepreneurial Managers
Hideo Konishi (Boston College)
Trade Coefficients and the Role of Elasticity in a Spatial CGE Model Based on Armington Assumption
Asao Ando (Tohoku University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
July 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Homoclinic bifurcation and global indeterminacy of equilibrium in a two-sector endogenous growth model (Joint with Paolo Mattana and Kazuo Nishimura)
Tadashi Shigoka (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

CAPS Seminar

EU Climate and Energy Packcage
Eric Ponthieu (European Economic and Social Committee)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
July 22

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Infereing Strategic Voting
Yasutora Watanabe (Northwestern University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
July 21

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Offshoring and corporate organizations: evidence from firm-level data
Eiichi Tomiura (Yokohama National University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
July 18

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Cooperation in Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma with Outside Options&rdquo (joint with Takako Fujiwara-Greve)
Yosuke Yasuda (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)
Dynamic Political Competition with Citizen Candidates&rdquo
Akifumi Ishihara (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
July 18

13:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Holocaust Complicity Issues in Latvia
Mari Nomura (Kanazawa University) and three others

Place: Conference Room, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
July 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Choosing someone with monetary transfers: a comprehensive analysis (with Yuji Fujinaka and Shin Sakaue)
Toyotaka Sakai (Yokohama National University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 9

17:00 ~ 18:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Efficient Resource Allocation under Acceptant Substitutable Priorities
Taro Kumano (Graduate School, Washington University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 2

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Time Preference Induced by Risk Aversion (with Keiichi Tanaka)
Shinsuke Ikeda (Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

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June 2009

Thursday,
June 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

An Equilibrium Model of Term Structure of Interest Rates in Presence of Levy Jumps
Chenghu Ma(Xiamen University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

CAPS Seminar

Case Studies of Factors Encouraging Citizen Action for Urban and Regional Revitalization: The White-Wall Storehouse Group in Kurayoshi, Shimane and the Usui Pass Railway Heritage Park in Annaka, Gunma
Masahumi Yokota (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Saturday,
June 20

13:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Russian Labour Market under the Global Economic Crises
Reviewer: Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
The Impact of Financial Crises on the Real Economy and on the Labour Market in CEE Countries
Karoly Fazekas(Hungary Academy of Sciences)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

CAPS Seminar

Factors Promoting Employment of the Elderly
Hiroyuki Kaneko (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
June 11

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Multiple equilibria and indeterminacy in a dynamic two-country model (with Eric W. Bond and Kazuo Nishimura)
Kazumichi Iwasa (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 3

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Partial identification and inference in models of discrete choice with interactions
Marc Henry(University de Montreal)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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May 2009

Sunday,
May 31

10:00 ~

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The World Financial Crisis 2008-09
Steven Rosefielde (University of North Carolina) and six others

Place: Conference Room, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
May 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Beauty Contests and Asset Prices under Asymmetric Information (with Ryuichiro Ishikawa)
Noritaka Kudoh (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 27

17:00 ~ 18:30

CAPS Seminar

Is Chinese Industry Benefiting from the Knowledge Spillover?
Naomitsu Yashiro (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
May 27

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Taro Kanatani (Shiga University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
May 21

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Uncertain Temptations
Eddie Dekel(Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University)

Place: 2nd East Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Shieikan Building, Ryukoku University Fukakusa Campus

Wednesday,
May 20

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Background Lecture on "Uncertain Temptations"
Eddie Dekel(Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University)

Place: Classroom 503, Building 21, Ryukoku University Fukakusa Campus

Thursday,
May 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Optimization and Nonlinear Dynamics
Kazuo Nishimura (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

CAPS Seminar

Enterprise Costs for Marginal Abatement of Greenhouse Gases
Seiji Ikkatai (Kyoto University)
Katsuhiko Hori (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
May 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Condorcet Jury Theorem: The Dependent case
Bezalel Peleg(Hebrew University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 1

14:30 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

New Development Cycle in the Hungarian Economy: Increasing Role for the Innovative Firms
Csaba Mako (Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Place: Conference Room

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April 2009

Thursday,
April 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Transpersonal Understanding through Social Roles, and Emergence of Cooperation
Jeff Kline(Bond University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
April 17

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Heterogeneous Firms, the Porter Hypothesis and Trade
Hidefumi Yokoo (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Effects of the Disaster Recovery Process on Replacement Costs for Intermediate Goods
Kazuyoshi Nakano (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
April 16

16:45 ~ 18:15

CAPS Seminar

Issues in Long-Term Estimation of Social Security Benefits and Costs
Junji Ueda (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
April 16

16:15 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Market Price Manipulation in a Sequential Trade Model
Shino Takayama(University of Queensland)
Games with Discontinuous Payoffs: a Strengthening of Reny's Theorem
Andrew McLennan(University of Queensland)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

THE TAXATION OF SAVING RETURNS IN OVERLAPPING GENERATIONS ECONOMIES WITH STOCHASTIC ASSET BUBBLES
Julio Davila(Paris School of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
April 2

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Non-cooperative Bargaining and the Incomplete Information Core
Akira Okada (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

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March 2009

Thursday,
March 26

16:15 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Arbitrage network (withJean-Pierre Zigrand)
Rohit Rahi(London School of Economics)
Comparative Statics, Informativeness, and the Interval Dominance Order (with Bruno Strulovici)
John Quah(University of Oxford)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 26

16:00 ~ 17:30

Global Center of Excellence Conference

Capital Injection, Monetary Policy and Financial Accelerators
Nao Sudo (Bank of Japan)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
March 26

13:30 ~

Urban Economics Workshop

Quality sorting and trade: Firm-level evidence for French wine(with M.Crozet and K.Head)
Thierry Mayer(Universite de Paris I, Paris School of Economics)
Agglomeration and wage barganing
Kenmei Tsubota (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Seminar Room 202, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

Thursday,
March 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Equilibrium Corporate Finance
Piero Gottardi(European University Institute)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 12

16:45 ~ 18:15

CAPS Seminar

Does Competition Strengthen Corporate Competitiveness - An Econometric Analysis with Business - Level Data
Naomitsu Yashiro (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
March 6

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Traffic Policy in Seoul
Anqi Zheng (Seoul Development Institute)
Allocation of congested rail network capacity
Achim Czerny(Otto Beisheim School of Management)

Place: Seminar Room 202, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Integrated Research Building Tower

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February 2009

Thursday,
February 26

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Bargaining Within the Organization: Why There is too Much Inertia
Meg Sato(Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
February 25

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Uniform Asymptotic Normality in Stationary and Unit Root Autoregression;
Chirok Han(Korea University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
February 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Auction for Public Construction with Corner-Cutting(with Akai, K. and Saijo, T.)
Sigehiro Serizawa (Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 19

13:00 ~ 14:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

A Viability Theory Approach to a Two-Stage Optimal Control Problem of Technology Adoption
Jacek Krawczyk (Victoria University of Wellington/Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 19

10:30 ~ 12:00

CAPS Seminar

Economics and Public Finance Analysis Using a Short-Term Forward Macroeconomic Model
Junji Ueda (Kyoto University)
Daisuke Ishikawa (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
February 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Experiments on Emergence of Leadership in Teams
Hajime Kobayashi (Osaka Prefecture University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
February 10

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Asset-price collapse and market disruption: A model of financial crises
Keiichiro Kobayashi (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
February 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Endogenous Productivity Differences and Patterns of International Capital Flows
Kiminori Matsuyama (Northwestern University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 5

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Sellers like clusters
Klaus Kultti(University of Helsinki)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
February 4

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Local Quasi-likelihood with A Parametric Guide
Feng Yang (Princeton University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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January 2009

Thursday,
January 29

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Maximal Payoff and Coalition Formation in Coalitional Games
Jingang Zhao(RIEB, Kobe University and U. Saskatchewan)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
January 27

14:00 ~ 15:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Accounting for oil price variation and the weakening impact of the oil crisis
Nao Sudo (Bank of Japan)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Saturday,
January 24

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Pre-meeting Persuasion of Two Committee Members through Selective Disclosure of Two Types of Evidences
Shinsuke Kanbe (Gakushuin University)
Theory of Communication with Multiple-Agents
Kazumi Hori (Waseda Institute for Advanced Study)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
January 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Truth-In-Advertising Laws and Pharmaceutical Promotion
Matthew Ryan(University of Auckland)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
January 22

16:45 ~ 18:15

CAPS Seminar

Determinants of Household Personal Behavior and Policy Preferences for Global Warming Prevention: An Empirical Analysis using Individual Data from an Online Survey
Seiji Ikkatai (Kyoto University)
Kengo Sasaki (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
January 21

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Sequential Estimation of Structural Models with a Fixed Point Constraint
Katsumi Shimotsu (Queen's University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
January 15

16:15 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A million answers to twenty questions: choosing by checklist
Marco Mariotti(Queen Mary, University of London)
Categorize Then Choose: Boundedly Rational Choice and Welfare
Paola Manzini(Queen Mary, University of London)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
January 14

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Ryo Okui (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
January 9

14:00 ~ 17:30

KIER Seminar

The World Crisis and Russia's Economic Development: key issues and implications for economic research.
Boris Kuznetzov (Interdepartmental Analytical Center of the Russian Government/Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
January 8

17:30 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

One-to-Many Non-Cooperative Matching Games
Yujiro Kawasaki (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

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December 2008

Thursday,
December 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Modeling Large Societies with Uncertainty
Yeneng Sun (National University of Singapore)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 18

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Bargaining Outcomes in Patent Licensing: Asymptotic Results in a General Cournot Market, with Shin Kishimoto and Shigeo Muto
Naoki Watanabe (University of Tsukuba)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Which country had the most cost efficient railway system before World War I?
Dan Bogart(University of California, Irvine)

Place: Seminar Room 105, New Building, Faculty of Economics

Wednesday,
December 17

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Analysis of Lifelong Training with Microeconometric Methods, Based on Japanese General Social Surveys Data
Hideo Momose (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Realized Variance, Microstruture Noise and Kernel Estimators
Wang Wenjie (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
December 11

16:45 ~ 18:15

CAPS Seminar

Does the Law of One Price Come into Existence for Bank Interest Rates in Japan? Verification Analysis by Prefecture with a Panel Co-Integration Test (Provisional title)
Daisuke Ishikawa (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
December 5

14:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Characteristics and Development of EU Competition Policy - Focusing on Examples of Regulation of Mergers and Abuse of Dominant Position
Satoko Wada (Osaka Gakuin University)
Russian Companies and Competition Policy
Boris Kuznetzov (Interdepartmental Analytical Center of the Russian Government/Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 4

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Monotone Dynamics for the Maximal Equilibrium of Markov games with Strategic Complementarities (with Hideaki Yamashita)
Takahiro Watanabe ( (Tokyo Metropolitan University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
December 2

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Financial Globalization: Robin Hood or King John?
Hideaki Murase (Nagoya City University)

Place: Conference Room

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November 2008

Thursday,
November 27

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Firm Heterogeneity, Financial Imperfection, and International Trade (with Noriyuki Yanagawa)
Taiji Furusawa (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 27

16:45 ~ 18:15

CAPS Seminar

Urban Revitalization Measures Utilizing Industrial Facilities and Historical Townscapes
Masahumi Yokota (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Tuesday,
November 25

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Endogenous fluctuations of investment and output
Makoto Nirei (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
November 19

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Evaluating Merger Remedies in A Dynamic Environment: Revisiting the Steel Merger in 1970
Hiroshi Ohashi (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 13

16:45 ~ 18:15

CAPS Seminar

Economics and Public Finance Analysis Using Macroeconomic Models - Outlook for the Japanese Economy to 2030
Junji Ueda (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
November 12

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

I(2) Cointegration Analysis in the Presence of Deterministic Shifts
Takamitsu Kurita (Fukuoka University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
November 7

13:30 ~ 15:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Evolving Chinese Capitalism
(15:30 ~ 17:30, Graduate seminar)
Hiroyuki Kato (Kobe University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Thursday,
November 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Behavioral Implementation
Hitoshi Matsushima (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
November 4

16:00 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Seminar on Studying Abroad at US Universities
Overseas Study Information Session for Graduate Students (In English)
John Riew (The Pennsylvania State University)

Place: Room N101, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

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October 2008

Friday,
October 31

14:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Market Economics and Competition Policy: The Policies and their Characteristics
Comment: Boris Kuznetzov (Interdepartmental Analytical Center of the Russian Government/Kyoto University)
Tadao Konishi (Kwansei Gakuin University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 30

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Optimality of Delegation under Imperfect Commitment
Fumitoshi Moriya (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 23

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On the Existence of Bayesian Cournot Equilibrium
Ori Haimanko(Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 23

16:45 ~ 18:15

CAPS Seminar

Correlations between Family Care and Socioeconomic Factors
Hiroyuki Kaneko (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
October 16

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Decreasing relative risk premium and risk vulnerability
Frank Hansen(University of Copenhagen)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 15

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Linear Mixed Model and Small Area Estimation, with Special Attention to Introduction of Variable Selection Criteria
Tatsuya Kubokawa (University of Tokyo)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
October 9

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Network Formation with Altruism toward Direct Connections
Ryoji Okaya (Kobe University)
Direct Marketing in Duopolistic Wholesale Market
Tomomichi Mizuno (Kobe University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

CAPS Seminar

Does Internationalization of Business Activities Raise Productivity? - An Empirical Analysis Based on Company Data
Naomitsu Yashiro (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
October 2

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Choosing a Volunteer through a War of Attrition
Shinsuke Kanbe (Gakushuin University)

Place: Conference Room

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September 2008

Thursday,
September 25

14:00 ~ 15:30

CAPS Seminar

Japanese Options for the Low-Carbon Era: Environmental Economic Policy and Business Management
Seiji Ikkatai (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Tuesday,
September 23

9:30 ~ 12:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Russian Economic Policy 2008-2020
Boris Kuznetzov (Interdepartmental Analytical Center of the Russian Government/ National Research University-Higher School of Economics)

Place: Conference Room, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Monday,
September 22

14:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Transformations of party-state systems and spatial disparities of system transformation in China
Maria Csanadi (Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Place: Conference Room, 1st Floor, KIER North Annex

Friday,
September 19

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Spatial concentration and firm level productivity in France
Philippe Martin (Pantheon-Sorbonne University (Paris 1))
Economic Development and Overcoming Space
Akira Yamasaki (Chuo University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
September 10

15:00 ~ 16:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Some results on the critical level of capital stock in an aggregate growth model with a convex-concave production function
Kenichi Akao (Waseda University)

Place: Conference Room

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August 2008

Thursday,
August 28

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Aggregation of Information and Beliefs in Prediction Markets
Marco Ottaviani(Northwestern University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
August 22

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Political Instability, Labour Market Regulation and Unemployment
Simone Moriconi(Universita del Piemonte Orientale)
Trade, firm selection, and the 'toughness of competition': General equilibrium theory with applications
Kristian Behrens(Universite du Quebec a Montreal)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
August 21

16:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Dynamic Efficiency of Quality Improvement Investment, Export Subsidy Policy and the Cournot Equilibrium
Masayuki Hayashibara (Otemon Gakuin University)

Place: Conference Room

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July 2008

Wednesday,
July 30

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Categories and Uses of Spatio-Temporal Data based on Echelon Hierarchy
Kouji Kurihara (Okayama University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
July 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On Pareto Gains from Trade through Income Taxation
Kwan Koo Yun (State University of New York/Nihon University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 23

15:30 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Consumer Purchasing Analysis Using Panel Data for Digital Home Appliances
Takahiro Yuzuki (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Generalized Empirical Likelihood Estimation via Conditional Moment Restrictions Containing Unknown Functions
Naoya Sueishi (University of Wisconsin Maddison)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
July 19

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Formal Contracts, Relational Contracts, and the Holdup Problem (joint with Hodaka Morita)
Hideshi Itoh (Hitotsubashi University)
Alternative-Offers Bargaining Model with a Risk of Breakdown and many outside opportunities only for one party
Takuya Nakaizumi (Kanto Gakuin University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Pareto improvement and agenda control of sequential financial innovations
Chiaki Hara (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
July 12

14:00 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Lithuania: Overcoming the Past
Mari Nomura (Kanazawa University)
Poverty Issues and Social Assistance in New EU Member Countries: Being Brought into Line with EU Social Policy
Takumi Horibayashi (Kanazawa University)
The Estonian Economy after EU Entry
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
July 11

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Explaining the Size Distribution of Cities: X-treme Economies
Marcus Berliant(Washington University in St. Louis)
NEG vs. Economics of Regional Integration: Possible Combination in Analyzing the Chinese Economy in Transition
Zhao Wei(Zhejiang University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
July 10

16:20 ~ 17:50

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Choice and Invididual Welfare
Takashi Hayashi (The University of Texas at Austin)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 3

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The injustice of exploitation
Naoki Yoshihara (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

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June 2008

Saturday,
June 28

14:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Changes of Corporate Governance and Labour Systems in Transition: A Comparison of Russia and Japan
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)
The Misuse of Institutions: A Political Economy Perspective
Leonid Polishchuk(IRIS, The University of Maryland)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
June 26

16:30 ~ 18:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Sunspot Equilibria in a Production Economy: do animal spirits cause overproduction?
Atsushi Kajii (Kyoto University)
Nested Potentials and Robust Equilibria
Hiroshi Uno (Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

Saturday,
June 21

14:00 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

Chinese Research on Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
An Chengri (Kyoto University, Heilongjiang University)
The Foreign Expansion Strategy of a Chinese State Owned Automaker - Focusing on the Russian Market
LI Zejian (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
June 20

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Congestion Externalities and New Economic Geography
Shota Fujishima (University of Tokyo / Graduate Schools)
Heterogeneous Quality Firms and Trade Costs
Toshihiro Okubo (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
June 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On the Bilateral Contracting Process in Economies with Externalities
Toshiji Miyakawa (Osaka University of Economics)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
June 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Cooperation in Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma with Outside Options
Takako Fujiwara-Greve (Keio University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 11

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

A Factor-proportions theory of endogenous firm heterogeneity
Hitoshi Sato (Institute of Developing Economies)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
June 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Cultural Assimilation, Cultural Diffusion and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations
Oded Galor (Brown University)

Place: Joint Research Room 3

Thursday,
June 5

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

An efficient dynamic auction for multiple complements
Sung Ning (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics/Kyoto University Guest Faculty)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 4

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Time Series Nonparametric Regression Using Asymmetric Kernels with an Application to Estimation of Scalar Diffusion Processes
Masayuki Hirukawa (Norhtern Illiois University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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May 2008

Thursday,
May 29

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Cheap Talk with the Exit Option: A Model of Exit and Voice
Takashi Shimizu (Kansai University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 23

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Strategic Technology Transfer through FDI in Vertically Related Markets
Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)
Characterization and explanation of the destination choice patterns of newly arrived immigrants in the United States
Kao Lee Liaw(McMaster University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Friday,
May 23

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Oracle- Efficient Nonparametric Estimation of an Additive Model with an Unknown Link Function
Joel Horowitz(Northwestern University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
May 23

13:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Enforcement Process of Kyoto-Protocol in Russia
Steven Rosefielde (Kyoto University)
The Automobile industry in Russia
SYutaka Konishi (Gifu University)
The Illusion of Westernization in Russia and China
Steven Rosefielde (The University of North Carolina)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 22

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Economics of Citation
Jeong-Yoo Kim (Kyung Hee University/Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University)

Place: Joint Research Room 3

Wednesday,
May 21

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Mathematical Morphology - Imaged Mathematics
Akira Asano (Hiroshima University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
May 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Constructive proof of existence and characterization of the farsighted stable set in a price-leadership cartel model under the otimal pricing policy (co-authored with Yoshio Kamijo)
Noritsugu Nakanishi (Kobe University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 14

16:30 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Eigenvalue Ratio Test for the Number of Factors
Seung Chan Ahn (Arizona State University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
May 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Optimal Execution in a Market with Small Investors
Ryosuke Ishii (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
The Buy Price in Auctions with Discrete Type Distributions
Yusuke Inami (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
May 7

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

A Stochastic Dominance Analysis of High-Frequency Data With An Application to The International Diversification Puzzle
Mototsugu Shintani (Vanderbilt University / Bank of Japan)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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April 2008

Saturday,
April 26

14:00 ~ 18:00

KIER Seminar

Business Diversification Strategies of Major Russian Companies
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)
Evolutionary Development of Enterprise and Production Organization in Hungary under Transformation
Hiroshi Tanaka (Ritsumeikan University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
April 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Successful Strategy for Mutual Cooperation in the Experimental Multi-game Contact
Tetsuya Kawamura (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Reorganization Strategies and Securities Valuation under Asymmetric Information
Tain Yuan (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
April 23

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Non-Parametric Specification Testing for Continuous -Time Marcov Processes:Do the Processes Follow Diffusions?
Shin Kanaya (University of Wisconsin)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
April 18

16:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

International R&D subsidy competition, industrial agglomeration and growth
Hiroki Kondo (Shinshu University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
April 17

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A note on the strict core of a Shapley-Scarf economy
Tomonori Inoue (Bielefeld University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
April 16

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

The Ten Commandments for Optimizing Value-at-Risk
Michael McAleer(Western Australia University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
April 9

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Bidding Behavior of Ring Bidders
Rieko Ishii (Osaka University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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March 2008

Friday,
March 28

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

A review of semiparametric estimators for limited dependent variable (LDV) models with endogenous regressors
Myoung-Jae Lee(Korea University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
March 27

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Testable Conditions for Unique, Stable Equilibrium with Taxes
Michael Jerison (State University of New York, Albany)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
March 21

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Airport Fees and Spoke Airport Development Hub-and-Spoke Airline Networks
Saeko Kitamura (Kyoto University)
Informationally Efficient Mechanisms for Eliminating Both Queuing Congestion and Flow Congestion
Takashi Akamatsu (Tohoku University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
March 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Evolution, Rationality and Adaptation in a Changing Environment (with Olivier Gossner)
Christoph Kuzmics(Northwestern University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
March 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Secret Contracts and Efficient Partnerships
Kazuaki Ohara (The University of Minnesota)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
March 11

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Macroeconomic Impacts of Foreign Exchange Reserve Accumulation: A Theory and Some International Evidence
Shinichi Fukuda (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

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February 2008

Wednesday,
February 20

16:00 ~ 17:30

COE Seminar

Tough Love and Intergenerational Altruism
Masao Ohgaki (Ohio State University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
February 15

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Where to enter in hub-spoke networks?
Akio Kawasaki (Kyushu University)
Cost differentials, strategic location decision and economic welfare
Makoto Okamura (Hiroshima University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
February 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Coalitional Bargaining Games with Random Proposers: Theory and Application
Akira Okada (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
February 12

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Agreeing to Disagree: The Non-Probabilistic Case
Dov Samet(Tel Aviv University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
February 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Ambiguity Premium vs. the Risk Premium under Limited Market Participation
Takashi Ui (Yokohama National University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
February 5

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

New Experiments with POS Data
Naohito Abe (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

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January 2008

Tuesday,
January 29

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Asymmetric Common Value Auctions with Applications to Auctions with Resale
Harrison Cheng(University of Southern California)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
January 25

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Technology Shocks and Asset Price Dynamics: The Role of Housing in General Equilibrium
Jiro Yoshida (University of Tokyo)
Learning Games
Nobuyuki Hanaki (University of Tsukuba)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
January 24

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A General Update Rule for Convex Capacities
Mayumi Horie (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
January 23

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Vladimir Ulyanov (Moscow State University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Monday,
January 21

16:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Problems with Multiplier Effects and Philips Curves
Yoshiyasu Ono (Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
January 15

16:00 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Welfare Assessment of Deregulation of Drinkable Preparations: An Empirical Study of POS Data
Takashi Unayama (Kobe University)

Place: Conference Room

Monday,
January 7

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Does Competitive Market Stimulate Innovative Activities? -Empirical Studies of Japanese Manufacturing Industry-
Tomohiko Inui (Nihon University)

Place: Conference Room

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December 2007

Wednesday,
December 26

16:00 ~ 18:00

Econometrics Seminar

Generalized information criteria in model selection for locally stationary processes
Jyunichi Hirukawa (Niigata University)
Empirical Likelihood Approach for Non-Gaussian Locally Stationary Processes
Hiroaki Ogata (Waseda University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
December 26

14:00 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

Labour behaviour and incentives of Russian workers
Reviewer: Hiroaki Hayashi (The University of Shimane)
"Market Economics Theory and Civil Society"
Fumio Ashida (Ritsumeikan University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 20

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Leadership by Confidence in Teams
Hideo Suehiro (Kobe University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
December 18

16:30 ~ 17:45

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Macroeconomic volatility as a consequence of wealth inequality
Alain Venditti (Kyoto University and GREQAM)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
December 14

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

System Design for Government-Industry Partnership in Infrastructure Projects
Masamitsu Onishi (Kyoto University)
Industrial Clusters and Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration in Japan, China and Korea
Yishihiro Kameyama (The International Centre for the Study of East Asian Development)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
December 13

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Credible Legislative Bills, Snap Elections, General Resignation of the Cabinet : A Political Model using Dynamic Games with Imperfect Information
Kentaro Fukumoto (Gakushuin University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
December 11

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Collateral Secured Loans in a Monetary Economy
Makoto Watanabe (Universidad Carlos III )

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
December 6

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Does dynamic efficiency rule out expectation-driven fluctuations ?
Alain Venditti (Kyoto University and GREQAM)

Place: Conference Room

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November 2007

Thursday,
November 29

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

An analysis of finitely repeated games with endogenous timing
Ikuo Ishibashi (Aoyama Gakuin University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
November 23

14:00 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

High-Tech Departments vs. Knowledge-Intensive Departments
Attila Havas(Insutitute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
November 21

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

New Bayesian Variable Selection Criteria in a Linear Regression Model
Yuzo Maruyama (University of Tokyo)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
November 20

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Optimal Inflation Target in an Economy with Limited Enforcement
Costas Azariadis(Washington University in St.Louis)

Place: Joint Research Room 3

Friday,
November 16

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

The Effects of Income Inequality and Demand Structure in an R&D-based Growth Model
Takeo Hori (Osaka University / Graduate Schools)
Pricing and Investment of Cross-border Transport Infrastructure
MUN Se-il (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
November 15

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Network Segmentation Risks and Effectiveness, Stability, and Network Scale
Hiroki Unoki (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
The Effectiveness of Stop-Payment Clauses as a Bank Run Prevention Policy: A Welfare Analysis
Yuichi Oda (Doshisha University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
November 8

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

On Optimal Sequential Screening in Concern of Sequential Investments
Kazumi Hori (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
November 7

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Collusion in Repeated Procurement Auction: a Study f Paving Market in Japan
Rieko Ishii (Osaka University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Thursday,
November 1

16:30 ~ 18:45

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Bargaining Model of the Anticommons
Midori Hirokawa (Hosei University)
Location Choice in Two-Sided Markets with Indivisible Agents
Robert Anderson (University of California, Berkeley)

Place: Conference Room

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October 2007

Tuesday,
October 30

13:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Institution Building and Market Conformance during Transition to Market Economics
Andrei Yakovlev(The State University Higher School of Economics, Russia)
Svetlana Abdasheva(The State University Higher School of Economics, Russia)
Ichiro Iwasaki (Hitotsubashi University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 26

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

A Stochastic Approach to Transport Network Equilibrium (Provisional title)
Shoichiro Nakayama (Kanazawa University)
Cluster-Based Industrial Development in Africa: Case Studies in Ghana, Kenya, and Ethiopia
Tetsushi Sonobe (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
October 25

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Expectations Formation and Volatility
Julio Davila (Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne CNRS)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 24

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Burnashev Marat (Russian Academy of Sciences)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
October 23

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Debt-Ridden Equilibria-A Simple Theory of Great Depressions-
Keiichiro Kobayashi (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 18

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Fans and Product Differentiation
Kuninori Nakagawa (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
October 12

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Agglomeration and the effect of income tax with imperfect labour market
Kenmei Tsubota (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
Managerial incentives and international trade
Noriaki Matsushima (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
October 11

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

The Theory of Collusion Under Financial Constraints
Yosuke Yasuda (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
October 10

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
K.J.van Garderen (University of Amsterdam/University of Bristol)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
October 9

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Are Waste Disposal Charges Effective for Reducing Waste Quantities?
Akira Hibiki (National Institute for Environmental Studies)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
October 4

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Lexicographic Expected Utility with a Subjective State Space
Kazuya Hyogo (Ryukoku University)

Place: Conference Room

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September 2007

Friday,
September 28

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Analysis of Land Prices along the Tsukuba Express Rail Line using a Spatial Statistics Model
Morito Tsutsumi (University of Tsukuba)
Product Development SMEs in the Kyoto/Shiga Area and Industrial Cluster Formation
Toshihiro Kodama (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
September 19

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Time-varying dependence structures in international equity markets
Tatsuyoshi Okimoto (Yokohama National University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
September 18

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Long-term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Earthquake Insurance: A Performance Comparison of Public Insurance Programs
Shuizo Nishimura (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
September 14

17:00 ~ 18:00

Educational Economics Seminar

The Aims of the University of Tokyo Entrance Examination and the University Admission System
Kazuo Okamoto (University of Tokyo)

Place: Classroom 5, Faculty of Law/Faculty of Economics Main Building

Wednesday,
September 12

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Panel Unit Root Testing with Consideration of Correlations between Breaks and Cross Sections
Takashi Matsuki (Osaka Gakuin University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Friday,
September 7

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Industrial Pollution and the Economics of Agglomeration
Toru Naito (Kushiro Public University of Economics)
A Consistent Representative Consumer Framework for Discrete Choice Models with Endogenous Total Demand
Yukihiro Kidokoro (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

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August 2007

Wednesday,
August 22

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Asymptotically unbiased estimation of autocovariances and autocorrelations with long panel data
Ryo Okui (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Wednesday,
August 8

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

TBA
Edward Vytlacil(Columbia University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
August 7

15:30 ~ 17:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Impact of Outsourcing on the Japanese and South Korean Labor Markets:International Outsourcing of Intermediate Inputs and Assembly in East Asia
Keiko Ito (Senshu University)

Place: Conference Room

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July 2007

Tuesday,
July 31

16:00 ~ 17:30

KIER Seminar

Time Spent Providing Nursing Care in the Family and Working Time in the Market: Evidence from Japanese Families
Miki Kohara (Osaka University)

Place: Conference Room

Sunday,
July 29

14:00 ~ 18:00

KIER Seminar

Succession of States and the Council of Europe Treaty on Statelessness Prevention (Provisional title)
Kozue Niwa (Nagoya University)
he Law and Politics of the Baltic State Continuity Claim since the Restoration of Independence in 1991
Lauri Malksoo (University of Tartu, Estonia)
Europeanization in Estonia and Russian Economic Dynamics
Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Saturday,
July 21

13:30 ~ 17:30

Contract Theory Seminar

Should Manufacturers Observe Retailer's Hidden Information?
Kojun Hamada (Niigata University)
The Use of Agent's Private Information in Moral Hazard Problems
Kenichi Amaya (Kagawa University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
July 20

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Asymmetric Transport Costs and Economic Geography (Provisional title)
Takaaki Takahashi (University of Tokyo)
Time Zones as a Source of Comparative Advantage
Toru Kikuchi (Kobe University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
July 19

16:30 ~ 19:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

A Theory of Man that Creates Models of the World
Akihiko Matsui (University of Tokyo)
Perishable Durable Goods
In-Koo Cho (University of Illinois)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
July 17

15:30 ~ 17:30

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Life style and Inequalities under the Post-socialist education reform
Iveta Silova (Lehigh University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 12

16:00 ~ 17:20

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Macroeconomic volatility and welfare loss under free-trade in two-country models
Alain Venditti (Kyoto University and GREQAM)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
July 10

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Infrastructure Investment and Use of Revenue Bond
Naoyuki Yoshino (Keio University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
July 6

15:00 ~ 17:30

KIER Seminar

FDI Issues for the Financial Sector in Central/Eastern European Nations
Fumikazu Sugiura (Teikyo University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
July 5

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Chicken in Prison: Weakly Belief-Free Equilibria in Repeated Games with Private Monitoring
Michihiro Kandori (University of Tokyo)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
July 4

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Testing for Coefficient Stability of AR(1) Model When the Null is an Integrated or a Stationary Process
Daisuke Nagakura (University of Washington) (University of Washington)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

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June 2007

Friday,
June 29

14:00 ~ 17:00

KIER Seminar

Fundamental Concepts of Comparative Economic Sociology
Hiroshi Teraoka (Chuo University)

Place: Conference Room

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Fans and Product Differentiation
Kuninori Nakagawa (Kyoto University / Graduate Schools)
A Two-Country Model of Oligopolistic Trade with External Economies of Scale
Nobuhito Suga (Hokkaido University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
June 27

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Sustainability versus Optimality in Economic Development: Theoretical Insights and Policy Prospects
Hossein Farzin (University of California, Davis)

Place: Conference Room

Wednesday,
June 20

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Adaptive model selection for regression, classification and density estimation
Satoshi Miyata (Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Tuesday,
June 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar(Jointly with Center of Excellence Lecture)

Parties, Politicians and Public Expenditures
Shigeo Hirano (Colunbia University)

Place: Joint Research Room 3

Friday,
June 15

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

From Duty to Right: The Role of Public Education in the Transition to Aging Societies (with Masao Nakagawa)
Yoshiaki Sugimoto (Osaka University)
Tiebout's Tale in Spatial Economies: Entrepreneurship, Self-Selection, and Efficiency
Hideo Konishi (Boston College)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
June 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Theory of Choice by Elimination (Joint with Yusufcan Masatlioglu)
Daisuke Nakajima (University of Michigan)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
June 12

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Role of Underwriters in the Japanese Corporate Bond Market
Colin McKenzie (Keio University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
June 7

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Contributing or Free-Riding? A Theory of Endogenous Lobby Formation
Hideo Konishi (Boston College)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
June 1

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Globalization and individual gains from trade
Yasusada Murata (Nihon University)
Redistribution and Regional Development under Tax Competition
Mutsumi Matsumoto (Ritsumeikan University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

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May 2007

Tuesday,
May 29

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

Welfare Gains From Financial Liberalization
Kenichi Ueda (IMF)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
May 18

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

Investment in Security and Partnership Between Agents
Kentaro Tachi (Komazawa University)
Infrastructure capacity, pricing and gateway competition
Robin Lindsey (Uiversity of Alberta)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Wednesday,
May 16

16:00 ~ 17:30

Econometrics Seminar

Concave-Monotone Treatment Response and Monotone Treatment Selection: With Returns to Schooling Application
Tsunao Okumura (Yokohama National University)

Place: Joint Research Room 1

Monday,
May 14

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

An Efficient Dynamic Mechanism
Ilya Segal (Stanford University)

Place: Conference Room

Thursday,
May 10

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Heterogeneous Discount Rates in a Continuous-Time Model
Chiaki Hara (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Tuesday,
May 8

15:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Situation of Labor Reiations and Labor Movement?in Contemporary Russia
Shulus A.A
(Academy of Labor and Social Relations of the Russian Federation)

Place: Conference Room

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April 2007

Friday,
April 27

15:00 ~ 18:00

Urban Economics Workshop

FDI in Services and Product Market Competition (with Jota Ishikawa and Hodaka Morita)
Hiroshi Mukunoki (Gakushuin University)
Economic Valuation of Advance and Retroactive Discounted Fee Systems
Kakuya Matsushima (Kyoto University)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

17:00 ~ 18:30

KIER Seminar

The Evolution of Income Concentration in Japan, 1886-2002: Evidence from Income Tax Statistics
Chiaki Moriguchi (Northwestern University)

Place: Joint Research Room 3

Tuesday,
April 24

16:30 ~ 18:00

Macroeconomics/Economic Systems Seminar

The Effects of Stronger Intellectural Property Rights on Technology Transfer: Evidence from Japanese Firm-level Data
Ryuhei Wakasugi (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Convertible Bond Prices
Shigeo Kusuoka (University of Tokyo)

Place: Joint Research Room 3

Thursday,
April 19

17:00 ~ 18:30

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Coextrema Additive Operators
Atsushi Kajii (Kyoto University)

Place: Conference Room

Friday,
April 13

15:00 ~ 18:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Space Structure and Proximity Matrices in Spatial Autocorrelation Models
Proximity Matrices Representing Unidirectional Effects
Takahisa Yokoi (Tohoku University)
Dynamics of R&D Collaboration in IT Industry
Ryo Nakajima (University of Tsukuba)

Place: Joint Research Room 2

Thursday,
April 12

16:30 ~ 18:00

Microeconomics/Game Theory Seminar

Simple Economies with Multiple Equilibria (with Ted Bergstrom and Takehiko Yamamoto)
Kenichi Shimomura (Kobe University)

Place: Conference Room

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