All Seminars

All Seminars in 2019

April, 2019

Friday, April 5 1:30pm-

Workshop on Trade, Finance and Growth

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar / Rokko Forum / Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)

Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Saturday, April 13 3:30pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) / TINDAS

Topic
Determinants of Success in the Automobile Industry in India: An Analysis of Foreign and Local Enterprise Data for 2000-2008
Speaker
Manabu FURUTA (Faculty of Economics, Aichi Gakuin University)
Takahiro SATO (RIEB, Kobe University)
Keijiro OTSUKA (Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation)
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Wednesday, April 17 3:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by TJAR Workshop / Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) / Sawamura Masaka Gakujutsu Shorei Kikin

Topic
Predictive Analytics and the Manufacturing Employment Relationship: Plant Level Evidence from Census Data
Speaker
Mark H. LANG (Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina [USA])
Place
Room No.504 at Academia Hall for Social Sciences (5th Floor)

Details

Saturday, April 20 3:00pm-

Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Topic
Productivity Improvement in the Japanese Economy
Speaker
Tsutomu MIYAGAWA (Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University)
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 3:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research

Topic
Effects of Reconstruction Works on Private Employment after a Natural Disaster: A Case in the Stricken Area of the Great East Japan Earthquake
Speaker
Junichi NAGAMINE(School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University)
Keigo KAMEDA(School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University)
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

May, 2019

Thursday, May 16 1:30pm-

Workshop on Trade & Finance in the East Asia Time Zone

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar / Rokko Forum / Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)

Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Wednesday, May 22 3:30pm-

RIEB Seminar

Topic
Digital Transformation of HR in Cloud-based Solutions
Speaker
Robert-Christian ZIEBELL (Department of Business Administration, Technical University of Valencia [Spain])
Place
Seminar Room at RIEB (Kanematsu Memorial Hall, 1st Floor)

Details

Wednesday, May 22 4:50pm-

Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar and Rokko Forum

Topic
Financial System Report (April 2019)
Speaker
Takuji KAWAMOTO (Head of Financial System Research Division, Financial System and Bank Examination Department, Bank of Japan)
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Wednesday, May 29 1:30pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) / Workshop on International Finance

Topic
Skill Premium and Preferential Policy: The Case of China
Speaker
Qing LIU (School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University [China])
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

June, 2019

Monday, June 3 3:00pm-

Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar / Kobe University Center for Social System Innovation / Rokko Forum / Financial System Research Group

Topic
Economic Developments in the Kansai Region
Speaker
Yasunori YOSHIZAKI (Director, Credit and Research Division, Bank of Japan Osaka Branch)
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Thursday, June 6 3:00pm-

Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University

Jointly supported by Rokko Forum / Kobe University Center for Social System Innovation

Topic
Consumption Tax as a Source of Discrete Choice
Speaker
Masashi HINO (Ph.D. Student, Department of Economics, The Ohio State University [USA])
Topic
Firm Size and Business Cycles with Credit Shocks
Speaker
In Hwan JO (Department of Economics, National University of Singapore [Singapore])
Topic
Inflationary Redistribution vs. Trading Opportunities: A New-Monetarist Heterogeneous-agent Quantitative Theory
Speaker
Timothy KAM (Research School of Economics, Australian National University [Australia])
Place
Meeting Room at Graduate School of Economics (Main Building, 2nd Floor)

Details

Wednesday, June 12 10:00am-

International Business Workshop

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

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

Details

Friday, June 14 4:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by Rokko Forum and REEPS

Topic
Energy Efficiency and Directed Technical Change: Implications for Climate Change Mitigation
Speaker
Gregory CASEY (Department of Economics, Williams College [USA])
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Thursday, June 20 1:30pm-5:20pm
Friday, June 21 9:00am-
Saturday, June 22 9:00am-0:30pm

CCSS School on Computational Social Science

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar and Rokko Forum

Place
Presentation Hall (Frontier Hall, 3rd Floor)

Details & Registration

Monday, June 24 3:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by Financial System Research Group

Topic
A Political Economy Explanation of Zombie Firms among Japanese SME
Speaker
Scott WILBUR (Japanese politics, Yale University [USA] / RIEB, Kobe University)
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Friday, June 28 4:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by Kobe-DEEH and Rokko Forum

Topic
A First Escape from Poverty in Late Medieval Japan: Evidence from Urban Real Wages (1400-1914) (joint with Kyoji Fukao and Masanori Takashima)
Speaker
Jean-Pascal BASSINO (Department of Social Sciences, University of Lyon [France])
Place
Seminar Room at RIEB (Kanematsu Memorial Hall, 1st Floor)

Details

Saturday, June 29 1:00pm-

Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University

Jointly supported by Kanematsu Seminar

Topic
Population Aging and Household Finance in Japan: Macroeconomic Background and Microeconomic Implications
Speaker
Tokuo IWAISAKO (Institute of Economic Research Hitotsubashi University)
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

July, 2019

Saturday, July 6 2:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) / TINDAS

Topic
Weak Nexus Between Organised and Unorganised Sectors within India's Manufacturing Industry
Speaker
Shuji UCHIKAWA (Faculty of Economics, Senshu University)
Topic
Trade Wars between ASEAN, China and India
Speaker
Atsuyuki KATO (Faculty of Economics and Management, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University)
Topic
Technology, TFPG and Employment: A Panel Data Analysis
Speaker
Arup MITRA (Institute of Economic Growth [INDIA])
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Tuesday, July 16 1:20pm-

Workshop on Transportation Management, Kobe University

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar / IMaRC Kobe University / Workshop on Transportation Policy

Topic
The Congestion Relief Benefit of Public Transit: Evidence from Rome
Speaker
Jos van OMMEREN (School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam [Netherlands])
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Wednesday, July 17 5:00pm-

Kanematsu Seminar

Jointly supported by Kobe-DEEH and Rokko Forum

Topic
The Deep Roots of Inequality
Speaker
Yuzuru KUMON (Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University)
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Friday, July 19 3:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by Rokko Forum and Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)

Topic
Trade War, External Shocks and Internal Risks: Theory, History and the Realities Faced by China
Speaker
Wei ZHAO (School of Economics, Zhejiang University [China])
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Tuesday, July 23 1:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by SESAMI Program

Topic
Corruption, Local Knowledge, and Firm Productivity: Evidence from an Emerging Economy
Speaker
Ishtiaq P. MAHMOOD (NUS Business School, National University of Singapore [Singapore])
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Wednesday, July 24 3:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by Rokkodai Theory Seminar

Topic
Two-Stage Moral Behaviors: Some New Evidence from Lab Experiments
Speaker
Xiangdong QIN (Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University [China] / RIEB, Kobe University)
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

Friday, July 26 3:00pm-

RIEB Seminar

Jointly supported by Kobe-DEEH and Rokko Forum

Topic
Product Innovation, Product Diversification, and Firm Growth: Evidence from Japan's Early Industrialization (joint with Atsushi Ohyama, Tetsuji Okazaki, and Chad Syverson)
Speaker
Serguey BRAGUINSKY (Department of Economics, University of Maryland [U.S.A])
Topic
Labor Market Evolution in an Emerging Industry: Japanese Cotton Spinning Industry before 1900
Speaker
Tomohiro HARA (Department of Economics, University of Maryland [U.S.A])

Details

Saturday, July 27 3:00pm-

Monetary Economics Seminar of Kobe University

Jointly supported by RIEB Seminar

Topic
Deposit Market Outcomes in a Dual Banking System: Exploring the Link Between City-Level Religiosity and Depositor Behaviour
Speaker
Huseyin OZTURK (Representative, Tokyo Office, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey [Turkey])
Place
Meeting Room at RIEB (Annex, 2nd Floor)

Details

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