Seminars in 2014
Date Speaker Title
Apr.8(Tue) Luigi Curini
(University of Milan)
Beyond Ideology: the Intensity of Government-Opposition Divide and its political consequences. An application to Japanese Parliamentary Debates, 1953-2013
Apr.15(Tue) Susumu Shikano
(University of Konstanz)
Exploiting feeling thermometer scores: A simultaneous estimation of ideological space and valence factors

Kohei Kawamura
(Departmentof Economics, University of Edinburgh

Expert Information and Majority Decisions: Theory and Experiment

Hiroaki Sakamoto
(Special Researcher, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

Public bads, heterogeneous beliefs, and the value of information
Jun.10(Tue) Masahiko Iguchi
(Institute for Sustainability Research, United Nations University)

環境規制の収斂に見る気候変動ガバナンス:欧州・日本・米国の自動車燃費規制を事例として(Regulatory Convergence of Climate Policy: Case of Fuel Economy Standards for Passenger Cars in Europe, Japan and the US)
Jun.18(Wed) Yifan Zhang
(Lingnan University)
FDI and Cross-Country Diffusion of Culture: A Firm-Level Analysis of Gender Inequality in China

Koiti Yano
(Deparment of Economics, Komazawa University)

The End of One Long Deflation An Empirical Investigation
Jul.1(Tue) Carles Sola Belda
(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
Persistent Evaluation Bias and Its Effects

Morihiro Yomogida
(Department of Economics, Sophia University)

Innovation, Trade, and the Environment in a Model with a Non-Traded Energy Sector
Jul.16(Wed) Giulia Sandri
(Université Catholique de Lille)
Internal Democratization, Party Membership and the Effect on Party Image

Tomohiro Hirano
(Graduate School of Economics, Tokyo University)

Lean versus Clean in a Rational-Bubble Model
Oct.15(Tue) Soo Yeon Kim
(National University of Singapore)
Free Trade Agreements, Production Networks, and Multinational Firms
Nov.1(Sat) Michael Tomz
(Stanford University)

Makoto Tanaka 
(National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Testing for Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation: Field Experimental Evidence from Energy Demand(仮題)

Yukari Iwanami
(Osaka City University)

Peacekeeping by the UN and Regional Organizations: Sharing the Burden or Passing the Buck?
Dec.4(Thu) Jacob Goeree
(University of Zurich)
Noisy introspection in the "11-20" game"
Dec.9(Tue) Lisa Blaydes
(Stanford University)
Compliance and Resistance in Iraq under Saddam Hussein
Virginia Page Fortna
(Columbia University)
Does Peacekeeping Work? Shaping Belligerents' Choices after Civil War
Dec.18(Thu) Kohei Kawamura
(University of Edinburgh)
Understanding (Non)equilibrium Choices in Simple Games (with Santiago Sanchez-Pages)
Jan.9(Fri) David Carter
(Princeton University)

Terrorism and the Fate of Dictators
Jan.13(Tue) Kristopher Ramsay
(Princeton University)
Empirical Implications of Bargaining Theory

Yasuo Takatsuki
(The Research Institute for Economics and Business Adminstration, Kobe University) 

Communication with Market Participants for Macroeconomic Policy: Empirical Assessment using Data in Early Modern Japan
Jan.20(Tue) Sachiko Kuroda(the Faculty of Education, Waseda University) メンタルヘルスと働き方・企業業績にはどのような関係があるのか~従業員および企業のパネルデータを用いた検証

Kazuto Ohtsuki
(Carnegie Mellon University) 

Forcible Regime Change and War

Branislav Slantchev
(University of California, San Diego)

Rich Subjects, Poor Kings: Rebellion Relief and Ratchet Effect in Taxation