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Announcement of the Waseda-Australia Conference on Political Economy

The CPPE (Center for Positive Political Economy) is pleased to announce that we are having a conference on political economy as a final event of our 5-year government-sponsored project, inviting speakers from abroad.

カンファレンス会場は,3号館10階第1会議室です.10階へはエスカレーターでもエレベーターでも来られますが,エレベーターは少々見つけにくいので,下記を参考にしてください.
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Date: March, 11th, 2019
Venu:
Conference Room #1, 10th Floor, Building No.3, Waseda Campus, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Registration:
For those who want to participate and have not registered yet as of March 1st, email Hideki Konishi at h.konishi(at sign)waseda.jp

The invited speakers include:
Geoffrey Brennan (Australian Nationa University)
http://philosophy.cass.anu.edu.au/people/geoffrey-brennan

Chris Doucouliagos (Deakin University)
http://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/people/chris-doucouliagos

Paul Raschky (Monash University)
https://research.monash.edu/en/persons/paul-raschky

Madhav Aney (Singapore Management University)
https://www.smu.edu.sg/faculty/profile/9679/Madhav-Shrihari-ANEY

Toshihiro Ihori (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)
http://www.grips.ac.jp/list/facultyinfo/ihori_toshihiro/

Haishan Yuan (University of Queensland)
http://haishan-yuan.weebly.com/


Program (LinkIconPDF)

9:55-10:00 Opening remarks: Hideki Konishi

10:00-11:00 Session 1
Chair: Haishan Yuan (Queensland)

  • Yasushi Asako (Waseda), Strategic Ambiguity with Probabilistic Voting (LinkIconPaper, LinkIconSlides)
  • Chris Doucouliagos (Deakin), Health Aid, Infant Mortality and Governance (LinkIconPaper, LinkIconSlides)

11:10-12:10 Keynote Speech
Chair: Akira Yokoyama (Chuo)

  • Geoffrey Brennan (ANU), The Public Choice: Past, Present, and Future

12:10-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:00 Session 2
Chair: Madhav Aney (SMU)

  • Paul Raschky (Monash), Internet and Political Mobilization
  • Hun Chung (Waseda), A Formal Theory of Democratic Deliberation (LinkIconPaper)

14:10 - 15:10 Session 3
Chair: Junichiro Wada (YCU)

  • Haishan Yuan (Queensland), National Representation and Local Public Expenditure: A Natural Experiment from Japan (LinkIconPaper, LinkIconSlides)
  • Yuriko Takahashi (Waseda), Vote Buying and Anti-Poverty Spending in Mexico: A Matching Method with Panel Data

15:10-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:30 Session 4
Chair: Shun Ibaragi (YCU)

  • Junichi Itaya (Hokkaido), Distributive justice and social conflict in an AK model (LinkIconPaper)
  • Toshihiro Ihori (GRIPS), Threat Misperceptions and the Role of NGOs (LinkIconPaper, LinkIconSlides)

16:40 -17:40 Session 5
Chair: Haruaki Hirota (Musashi)

  • Madhav Aney (SMU), Jobs for Justice(s): Corruption in the Supreme Court of India (LinkIconPaper)
  • Naomi Miyazato (Nihon), Distributive Impacts of Social Protection Systems in OECD Countries: Public-Private Mix and the Hidden Welfare States (LinkIconPaper, LinkIconSlides)

17:40-45 Closing remarks: Toshihiro Ihori

18:00- [email protected]


This conference is co-organized with Center for Fiscal and Monetary Policy(CFMP), Institute for Economic Studies, Keio University.