Japan Economic Seminar
Friday, February 28
3:00pm – 6:00pm EST
Uris 3rd Floor - 333
3022 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
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Japan Economic Seminar

An annual event of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business

Friday, February 28, 2014, 3:00 – 6:00pm (reception to follow)

333 Uris Hall

 

Agenda

 

Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, and the Great Recession: Lessons from Japan’s Lost Decade

3:00-4:20 p.m.

Moderator:

Takatoshi Ito, Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy and Professor, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo

Presenters:  

Ryo KambayashiAssociate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University

Takao Kato, W.S. Schupf Professor of Economics and Far Eastern Studies, Department of Economics, Colgate University

Discussants: 

Hiroaki Miyamoto, Professor, Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan and The University of Tokyo

Aysegul Sahin, Assistant Vice President, Macroeconomic and Monetary Studies Function, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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4:20 – 4:35   Coffee break

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Estimating Daily Inflation Using Scanner Data: A Progress Report

4:35-6:00

Moderator:

David E. Weinstein, Chair and Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy, Department of  Economics, Columbia University; Director of Research, CJEB

Presenter:

Tsutomu Watanabe, Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo (Co-author not present: Kota Watanabe, Professor, Chuo University)

Discussants:  

Jessie Handbury, Assistant Professor of Real Estate, Wharton School of Business

Naohito Abe, Professor, Japanese and Asian Economies, Hitotsubashi University

Conclusion:   

Hugh Patrick, R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus; Director, CJEB

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6:00 – 6:45   Reception

 

*For directions to Uris Hall, Columbia Business School, please click here.


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Uris 3rd Floor - 333
3022 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Friday, February 28, 3:00pm – 6:00pm

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