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Research Seminars 2014

Dec. 16 (Thu) Yoshio Nozawa (Economist, Federal Reserve Board)
"The Empirical Merton Model"
Nov. 28 (Fri) Masayo Shikimi (Associate Professor, Nagasaki University)
"Bank Relationships and Cash Holdings"
"Target Behavior and Lumpy Investments"
Nov. 14 (Fri) Sung Wook Joh (Associate Professor, Business School , Seoul National University)
"Market Discipline by Wholesale Financiers Revisited"
Sep. 17 (Wed) Ulrike Schaede (Professor, University of California at San Diego)
"Trust Banks as Active Investors: An Analysis of Japan’s Changing Shareholder Composition and Corporate Governance System"
Aug. 18 (Mon) Makoto Tanaka (Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)
"Testing for Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation: Field Experimental Evidence from Electricity Demand"
Aug. 1 (Fri) Srabani Roy Choudhury (Associate Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University)
"Changing Consumer Behavior in India: Business Opportunities for Japan"
Jul. 18 (Fri) Ichiro Daito (Professor, Keio University)
"The Optimal Pollution Tax and Urban Unemployment in an Open Economy"
Jul. 9 (Wed) Jiro Yoshida (Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley)
"Product Market Competition and Investment under Demand Uncertainty"
Jun. 27 (Fri) Montgomery Heather (Associate Professor, International Christian University)
"Are Bank Mergers Good News for Shareholders? The Effect of Bank Mergers on Client Firm Value and Bank-Firm Relationships"
May 29 (Thu) Masahiro Watanabe (Associate Professor, University of Alberta)
"Understanding the Pre-FOMC Drift"
May 16 (Fri) Ryuichi Tanaka (Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)
"Immigration, Naturalization, and the Future of Public Education"
May 13 (Tue) Masaoki Tamura (Research Associate, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)
"Margin Rate Rule: A New Pharmaceutical Price Control Policy"
Apr. 28 (Mon) Joseph P.H. Fan (Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong)
"Long-term Strategy for Family Firms"
Apr. 25 (Fri) Kosuke Aoki (Associate Professor, University of Tokyo)
"Financial Disintermediation and Financial Fragility"
Apr. 18 (Fri) Masayuki Otaki (Professor, University of Tokyo)
"On the Function of Gold Standard in Idealism and in Reality"
Mar. 18 (Tue) Robert Dekle (Professor, University of Southern California)
"Japanese Monetary Policy and the Yen: Is there a Currency War?"
Feb. 25 (Tue) Mari Sakudo (Associate Senior Economist, Development Bank of Japan)
"Do Social Norms Matter to Energy Saving Behavior?: Endogenous Social and Correlated Effects"
"Family of the Generalized Gamma Kernels: A Generator of Asymmetric Kernels for Nonnegative Data"
Feb. 21 (Fri) Junichi Fujimoto (Lecturer, University of Tokyo)
"Misallocation of Talent and the Wealth Nations"
Jan. 30 (Tue) Yohei Yamamoto (Lecturer, Hitotsubashi University)
"Testing for Factor Loading Structural Change under Common Breaks and an Application to U.S. Treasury Yield Curve"
Jan. 24 (Fri) Eiji Kurozumi (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
"Novel Panel Cointegration Tests Emending for Cross-Section Dependence with N Fixed"