Applied Economics Workshop

Past Seminars

Hatsuru Morita (Tohoku University)
Chair: Yoko Ibuka
Takeshi Yagihashi (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance)
“Intertemporal Elasticity of Substitution with Leisure Margin” joint with Juan Du
Chair: Kimiko Terai
Presentation in English
Hisahiro Naito (University of Tsukuba)
"Seasonal Education and Population Count Puzzle in Malawi" joint with Tom Mtenje
Chair: Kimiko Terai
Reo Takaku (Hitotsubashi University)
"Maternal Labor Supply, Childcare, and the Health of Preschool Children in Japan"
Chair: Yoko Ibuka
Kensuke Teshima (Hitotsubashi University)
"Getting Organized to Save Lives: Evaluation of a Reform in Cardiovascular Treatment in Mexico"
Chair: Ryo Nakajima
Presentation in English
Jérôme Sgard (Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris)
"The Private Governance of a Global Market: the London Corn Trade Association, 1880-1914"
Chair: Masao Ogaki
Presentation in English
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Lasse Heje Pedersen (Copenhagen Business School and New York University)
“Passive vs. Active: The Future of Asset Management”
Joint with Applied Economics Workshop and Econometrics Workshop 
Chair: Ryo Nakajima
Sponsored by Centre for Finance, Technology and Economics at Keio (FinTEK)
Presentation in English
Seiro Ito (Institute of Developing Economies)
"Entrepreneurial Skills, Production Technology Convexity, and Poverty Alleviation: An Assessment of Microfinance Interventions on the Ultra Poor " joint with Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi U), Abu Shonchoy (Florida International U) and Kazushi Takahashi (Sophia U)

Chair: Yukako Ono
Presentation in English
Ryo Makioka (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry,)
"Decomposing the Effect of SNAP"
Chair: Hideo Akabayashi
Yasutora Watanabe (The University of Tokyo)
"Welfare competition and electoral cycles: the case of healthcare subsidy" (joint with Hitoshi Shigeoka)
Chair: Kimiko Terai
Presentation in English