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Research Seminars 2016

Nov. 11 (Fri) Makoto Saito (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
"On Large-scale Money Finance in Statistics and Practice: A Case of the Japanese Economy During and after World War II"
Oct. 28 (Fri) Kenichi Ueda (Associate Professor, University of Tokyo)
"Monopoly Rights and Economic Growth: An Inverted U-shaped Relation"
Oct. 14 (Fri) Jiro Yoshida (Associate Professor, Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University)
"Energy Efficiency and Green Building Markets in Japan"
Oct. 7 (Fri) Kotaro Inoue (Professor, Tokyo Institute of University)
"Managerial Attitudes and Corporate Investment Behaviors"
Sep. 23 (Fri) Hiroki Fujiki (Professor, Chuo University)
"How Do We Pay under Evolving Retail Payment Technology? Evidence from Japan"
Aug. 22 (Mon) Masayuki Otaki (Professor, University of Tokyo)
"Moral Hazard by Limited Liability and Accumulation of Public Debt"
Jul. 26 (Thu) Jiro Yoshida (Assosiate Professor, Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University)
"Real Estate Production and Structure Depreciation"
Jul. 22 (Fri) Yukihiro Yasuda (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
"Financial Aid from Parents to Children: Lending Inside Japanese Business Groups"
Jul. 20 (Wed) Xin Chang (Senior Lecturer, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge)
"The Real Effect of Financial Innovation; Evidence from Credit Default Swaps Trading and Corporate Innovation"
"Corporate Environmental Liabilities and Capital Structure"
Jul. 19 (Tue) Yongheng Deng (Professor, National University of Singapore)
"Evaluating the Conditions of Real Estate Markets in China and Singapore: What We Know and What We Need to Know"
Jul. 14 (Thu) Masayuki Otaki (Professor, University of Tokyo)
"A Theory of Quantitative Easing Policy and Negative Interest Policy Based on the Japanese Experience"
Jul. 8 (Fri) Vikas Mehrotra (Professor, School of Business, University of Alberta)
"Disappearing Dividends: Two Rational Explanations"
Jul. 8 (Fri) Carsten Bienz (Associate Professor, Norwegian School of Economics)
"Valuation management in private equity fundraising"
Jun. 17 (Fri) Tatsuo Ushijima (Professor, Keio University)
"Corporate Diversification, Employee Bargaining Power, and Wages"
May 20 (Fri) Akiko Watanabe (Associate Professor, School of Business, University of Alberta)
"Corporate R&D and Stock Returns: International Evidence"
Masahiro Watanabe (Associate Professor, School of Business, University of Alberta)
"Estimating Ambiguity Premium under the Robust CAPM"
May 12 (Thu) Masayuki Otaki (Professor, University of Tokyo)
"Artisanship, Meritocracy, and Apathy"
Apr. 4 (Mon) Masahiro Kuroda (Professor Emeritus, Keio University / Principal Fellow, Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency)
“Challenges to Redesign “Science, Technology and Innovation Policy” in Japan: Construction of a Policy Simulator for the Impact Assessment of IoT”
Mar. 9 (Wed) Masayuki Otaki (Professor, University of Tokyo)
"Properties of the Social Discount Rate and Negative Intertemporal Externality in the Utility or Production Function"
Mar. 8 (Thu) Masayo Shikimi (Professor, Nagasaki University)
"Trade and Financial Channels as the Transmission Mechanism of the Financial Crisis"
Mar. 2 (Wed) Mari Sakudo (Associate Senior Economist, Development Bank of Japan)
"Testing Symmetry of Unknown Densities via Smoothing with the Generalized Gamma Kernels"
Feb. 26 (Fri) Masaru Inaba (Associate Professor, Kansai University)
"Regional Business Cycle and Growth Features of Japan"
Jan. 25 (Mon) Ali Fatemi (Professor, DePaul University)
"Gains from Mergers and Acquisitions in Japan"
Jan. 22 (Fri) Takeshi Sunakawa (Project Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo)
"Parameter Bias in an Estimated DSGE Model: Does Nonlinearity Matter?"
Jan. 20 (Wed) Takero Doi (Professor, Keio University)
"Incidence of Cooperate Income Tax and Optimal Capital Structure: A Dynamic Analysis"
Jan. 8 (Fri) Masahiro Abe (Professor, Chuo University)
Jess Diamond (Assistant Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
"CSR As Insurance: The Case of Japanese Automobile Manufacturers"