Japan Economic Seminar
Friday, February 28, 2014
3:00pm – 6:00pm EST
Uris 3rd Floor - 307
3022 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
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Japan Economic Seminar
An Annual Event of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB)
Friday, February 28, 2014, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. (reception to follow)
Room 307, Uris Hall

RSVP required (above)


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

3:00-4:20 p.m.


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


Ryo Kambayashi, Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University

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


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


Estimating Daily Inflation Using Scanner Data

4:35-6:00 p.m.


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


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)


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

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


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



6:00-6:45 p.m.

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

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Uris 3rd Floor - 307, 3022 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Friday, February 28, 2014, 3:00pm – 6:00pm

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