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DBJ WORKSHOP ON BANKING, FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE

Outline

On March 5, 2010, RICF invited overseas researchers to attend an international workshop covering the fields of banking, financial markets and corporate governance. Following reports of advanced empirical studies employing unique data, these reports served as the basis for lively discussion among Japanese and overseas researchers.

Program

Date: March 5, 2010
Venue: Conference Room, Research Institute of Capital Formation, Development Bank of Japan
Program:
14:00 - 14:05 Opening Remark: Masaharu Hanazaki (Research Institute of Capital Formation, DBJ)
14:10 - 15:10 Iftekhar Hasan (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Bank of Finland)
"Bank Supervision and Information Content: Global Evidence"
15:10 - 16:10 Pantisa Pavabutr (Thammasat University)
"Mutual Fund Flows in Asian Equity Markets"
16:10 - 16:25 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 Morten Bennedsen (Copenhagen Business School and INSEAD)
"Political Reforms and the Causal Impact of Blood-Related Politicians on Corporate Performance in the World's Least Corrupt Society"
18:00 - 20:30 Dinner
List of Participants:
Morten Bennedsen (Professor, Copenhagen Business School and INSEAD, Denmark and France)
Pramuan Bunkanwanicha (Associate Professor, ESCP-EAP European School of Management, France)
Iftekhar Hasan (Professor, Lally School of Management & Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)
Vikas Mehrotra (Associate Professor, University of Alberta, Canada)
Pantisa Pavabutr (Associate Professor, Thammasat University, Thailand)
JungWook Shim (Faculty Associate, Hitotsubashi University, Japan)
Kulpatra Sirodom (Associate Professor, Thammasat University, Thailand)
Steen Thomson (Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)
Yupana Wiwattanakantang (Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Japan)
Masaharu Hanazaki (Executive Director, Research Institute of Capital Formation, DBJ)
Hiroaki Jindo (Deputy Director General, Research Institute of Capital Formation, DBJ)
Katsuhisa Uchiyama (Senior Economist, Research Institute of Capital Formation, DBJ)
Keiichiro Oda (Senior Economist, Research Institute of Capital Formation, DBJ)
Koichi Ando (Senior Economist, Research Institute of Capital Formation, DBJ)
Daisuke Miyakawa (Economist, Research Institute of Capital Formation, DBJ)
Mari Sakudo (Economist, Research Institute of Capital Formation, DBJ)

Pictures of the Workshop

  • Presentation by Prof. Iftekhar Hasan

  • Presentation by Prof. Pantisa Pavabutr

  • Presentation by Prof. Morten Bennedsen

  • Participants [From Right: Prof. Pantisa Pavabutr, Prof. Kulpatra Sirodom, Prof. Morten Bennedsen, Prof. Steen Thomson, Prof. Vikas Mehrotra]

  • Lively discussion

  • Commemorative photo of participants at the close of the workshop