KEIO-GRIPS Macroeconomics and Policy Workshop

Hosted by Keio University
Jointly sponsored by Keio University and National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)*

  • Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 - 17:30
  • Venue: North Hall, 1F North Building, Mita Campus, Keio University
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Conference Program and Papers

  • 8:40-9:00Welcome coffee
  • 9:00-9:05Opening remarks by Alistair Munro, Executive Adviser to the President and Director of PhD Program in Economics
    (on behalf of GRIPS President)
  • 9:05-9:55SVETLANA PASHCHENKO, University of Georgia
  • "Reducing Medical Spending of the Publicly Insured: the Case for Cash-Out Option," joint with Ponpoje Porapakkarmパスチェンコ氏のアブストラクトにリンク
  • 9:55-10:05Coffee break
  • 10:05-10:55Invited lecture 1: ANTON BRAUN, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • “Private Long-Term Care Insurance Markets: Why is the Market so Small and Coverage Denials so Frequent?” joint with Karen Kopecky and Tatyana Koreshkovaブラウン氏のアブストラクトにリンク
  • 10:55-11:05Coffee break
  • 11:05-11:55KOSUKE AOKI, University of Tokyo
  • “Household Portfolios in a Secular Stagnation World: Evidence from Japan,” joint with Alexander Michaelides and Kalin Nikolov青木氏の論文にリンク
  • 11:55-12:05Coffee break
  • 12:05-12:55Invited lecture 2: MARIACRISTINA DE NARDI, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • “The Implications of Richer Earnings Dynamics for Consumption, Wealth, and Welfare,” joint with Giulio Fella and Gonzalo Paz Pardoナルディー氏の論文にリンク
  • 12:55-13:45Lunch
  • 13:45-14:35SERENA RHEE, University of Hawaii
  • “Disabled in Frictional Labor Markets: Reluctant to Work vs. Hesitant to Hire,” joint with Soojin Kimリー氏の論文にリンク
  • 14:35-14:45Coffee break
  • 14:45-15:35Invited lecture 3: ERIC FRENCH, University College London
  • “Medicaid Insurance in Old Age,” joint with Mariacristina De Nardi and John Bailey Jonesフレンチ氏の論文にリンク
  • 15:35-16:00Break with coffee and light snack
  • 16:00-16:10Greetings and introduction by ATSUSHI SEIKE, President of Keio University
  • 16:10-17:30Yukichi Fukuzawa Memorial Lectures in Economics
  • THOMAS J. SARGENT, New York University
  • “A Life-Cycle Model of Trans-Atlantic Employment Experiences,” joint with Sagiri Kitao and Lars Ljungqvistサージェント氏の論文にリンク
  • 17:30-18:45Cocktail Reception at the Conference Venue
  • 19:00- Conference dinner (closed event, invitations only)

Online Registration

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The registration will be closed on February 20.


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*This international workshop is partly sponsored by JSPS KAKENHI Grant number 24000003.