Applied Economics Workshop

Past seminars (AY 2018)

2018/04/13(Fri)
Daniela Del Boca (University of Turin)
"Evaluation of a Conditional Cash Transfers Program on Family Well-Being in Italy"
Joint with Applied Economics Workshop and Special Workshops Applied Economics Workshop 
Chair: Hideo Akabayashi
Sponsored by Center for Research on Equality of Opportunity for Children
Presentation in English
2018/04/13(Fri)
Christpher Flinn (New York University)
"Actors in the Child Development Process"
Joint with Microeconomics Workshop and Applied Economics Workshop Special Workshops 
Room (Note the change): First School Building , #107 (1st fl.) / Time (Note the change): 14:45-16:15
Chair: Hideo Akabayashi
Sponsored by Panel Data Research Center,Center for Research on Equality of Opportunity for Children
Presentation in English
2018/04/20(Fri)
Takuya Hasebe (Sophia University)
"Endogenous Switching Regression Model and Treatment Effect Estimators for Count Data: Alternative Parametric Approaches"
Chair: Kozo Kiyota
Presentation in English
2018/04/27(Fri)
Shinsuke Ikeda (Kansei Gakuin University)
"Limited cognitive ability and time preferences: Two survey experiments" joint with Kenjiro Hirata, Keigo Inukai, and Myong-Il Kang
Chair: Masao Ogaki
Presentation in Japanese
2018/05/02(Wed)
Masayuki Yagasaki (The University of Tokyo)
"Competitiveness, Risk Attitudes, and the Gender Gap in Mathematics Achievement"
joint with Makiko Nakamuro
Room (Note the change): First School Building , #107 (1st fl.) / Time (Note the change): 16:30-18:00
Chair: Hideo Akabayashi
2018/05/11(Fri)
Yasushi Asako (Waseda University)
"Symmentric Information Bubbles: Experimental Evidence " joint with Yukihiko Funaki, Kozo Ueda, and Nobuyuki Uto
Chair: Kimiko Terai
Presentation in English
2018/05/18(Fri)
Ryo Nakajima (Keio University)
"Examining Patent Examiners: Present Bias, Procrastination and Time Pressure"
joint with Michitaka Sasaki, and Ryuichi Tamura
Chair: Kimiko Terai
2018/05/25(Fri)
Michihiro Kandori (The University of Tokyo)
"Cooperation and Dynamic Network Formation in a Labor Union: A Case Study" joint with Shinya Obayashi

reference paper
Joint with Applied Economics Workshop and Microeconomics Workshop Special Workshops 
Room (Note the change): First School Building , #107 (1st fl.) / Time (Note the change): 16:30-18:00
Chair: Ryo Nakajima
Presentation in English
2018/06/08(Fri)
Hidefumi Yokoo (National Institute for Environmental Studies)
"Subjective beliefs and estimated risks: Evidence from cooking fuel choices and health in India" joint with Mriduchhanda Chattopadhyay, Toshi H. Arimura, Hajime Katayama and Mari Sakudo
Chair: Ayumi Onuma
2018/06/15(Fri)
So Kubota (The University of Tokyo)
“Child care costs and stagnating female labor force participation in the U.S.”
Joint with Applied Economics Workshop and Macroeconomics Workshop 
Room (Note the change): First School Building , #107 (1st fl.) / Time (Note the change): 16:30-18:00
Chair: Masao Ogaki
2018/06/22(Fri)
Ryota Nakamura (Hitotsubashi University)
"Do Economic Incentives Promote Physical Activity?"
Chair: Yoko Ibuka
2018/06/29(Fri)
Andrew Wait (University of Sydney)
"Worker (dis)trust in management and the delegation of real authority" (joint with Kieron J. Meaghery)
Joint with Applied Economics Workshop and Microeconomics Workshop 
Room (Note the change): First School Building , #107 (1st fl.) / Time (Note the change): 16;30-18:00
Chair: Kimiko Terai
Presentation in English
2018/07/06(Fri)
Ono Yukako (Keio University)
"Supplier Switching and Outsourcing: Credit Union IT Systems"
Chair: Masao Ogaki
2018/07/13(Fri)
Takanori Ida (Kyoto University)
"Information Frictions, Inertia, and Selection on Elasticity: A Field Experiment on Electricity Tari Choice " (joint with Koichiro Ito (University of Chicago) and Makoto Tanaka (GRIPS))
Chair: Masao Ogaki
2018/07/20(Fri)
Ryohei Hayashi (Tokai University)
「認知的持久力が高い国は経済発展するか?」
Chair: Masao Ogaki
Presentation in Japanese
2018/09/28(Fri)
Sachiko Kazekami (Keio University)
"Does teleworking improve labor productivity?"
Chair: Ryo Nakajima
Presentation in Japanese
2018/10/05(Fri)
Teresa Molina (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
"Pollution, Ability, and Gender-Specific Investment Responses to Shocks"
Chair: Ibuka Yoko
Presentation in English
2018/10/12(Fri)
Joseph Kaboski (University of Notre Dame)
“Skill-Biased Structural Change”
Joint with Francisco J. Buer, Richard Rogerson and Juan I. Vizcaino
Joint with Applied Economics Workshop and Macroeconomics Workshop Special Workshops 
Room (Note the change): First School Building , #107 (1st fl.) / Time (Note the change): 16:30-18:00
Chair: Masao Ogaki
Presentation in English
2018/10/19(Fri)
Kohei Nitta (Toyo University)
"Why does real-time information reduce energy consumption?"
joint with John Lynham, Tatsuyoshi Saijo and Nori Tarui
Chair: Mizuki Kawabata
2018/10/26(Fri)
Nadya Baryshnikova (University of Adelaide)
”Does the Rice for Poor subsidy reduce child marriage?“
Chair: Yukako Ono
Presentation in English
2018/11/02(Fri)
Tong Wang (Waseda University)
"Purchasing Seats for High School Admission in China" joint with Congyi Zhou
Chair: Hideo Akabayashi
Presentation in English
2018/11/09(Fri)
Kenichi Shiraishi (Gunma University of Health and Welfare)
"Income level of reference group and subjective welfare-Verification of the relative income hypothesis"
joint with Kazuto Sumita, Kazuki Kamimura , Shohei Okamoto and Kohei Komamura
Chair: Kimiko Terai
2018/11/16(Fri)
Ryuichi Tanaka (The University of Tokyo

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"Estimating Teacher Value-added in Public Primary Schools: Evidence from Administrative Panel Data"
Chair: Ryo Nakajima
Sponsored by Center for Research on Equality of Opportunity for Children
2018/11/30(Fri)
Manabu Nose (The University of Tokyo)
“Labor Market Dynamics after the Natural Disaster: Evidence from Post-tsunami Aceh Panel Data”
Chair: Hiroyuki Yamada
Presentation in English
2018/12/07(Fri)
Tomoya Mori (Kyoto University)
"Collaborative knowledge creation: Evidence from Japanese patent data"
Chair: Ryo Nakajima
Presentation in English
2018/12/14(Fri)
Hiroshi Ono (Hitotsubashi University)
“Redistributing Happiness: How Social Policies Shape Life Satisfaction”
Chair: Kimiko Terai
Presentation in English
2018/12/21(Fri)
Nada Wasi (Bank of Thailand)
"Estimating demand for a long-term care insurance in Thailand: evidence from discrete choice experiment”
Chair: Yoko Ibuka
Presentation in English
2019/01/11(Fri)
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
2019/01/18(Fri)
Ryo Makioka (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry,)
"Decomposing the Effect of SNAP"
Chair: Hideo Akabayashi