Seminars in 2017
Date Speaker Title
May 10 2017 1 Takashi Nagatsuji, Hisashi Kadoya
2 Munenori Kita
3 Yuichi Sugawara
(Graduate School of Political Science)
Graduate Student Research Colloquium on African Politics
1 Is Aid a Resource of Patronage Distribution? A Comparative Analysis of Aid from Japan and China to Sub-Saharan Africa
2  Transitional Justice and Coups D'état
3  Effectiveness of Early Warning and Early Response by UN Peace Operations: Case Studies of UNMISS and UNAMID in South Sudan
May 16 2017 Mikihito Tanaka
(Associate Professor, Waseda University) 
June 2 2017 Yasutora Watanabe
(Associate Professor of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Voter Turnout and Preference Aggregation
June 12 2017 Yutaka Harada
(Professor, Waseda University)
July 4 2017 Ryo Jinnai
(Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research
Hitotsubashi University)
Recurrent Bubbles, Economic Fluctuations, and Growth
July 5 2017 Georgios Georgiadis
(European Central Bank, International Policy Analysis Division)

Financial Globalisation, Monetary Policy Spillovers and Macro-modelling: Tales from 1001 Shocks
July 7 2017 Bingjing Li
(Assistant Professor, Department of Economics at National University of Singapore, trade and development)

The Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-1961: County-Level Evidence (joint with Hiroyuki Kasahara)

July 13 2017 Hitoshi Matsushima 
(Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo)
Mechanism Design in Hidden Action and Hidden Information: Richness and Pure-VCG (joint with Shunya Noda (Stanford University))
July 14 2017 Charles Cameron
(Princeton University, Department of Politics and Woodrow School of Public and International Affairs)

The politics of Supreme Court nominations

July 25 2017 Scott Wilbur
(Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science and International Relations Program, University of Southern California)

Efficiency among Japanese SME: In the Context of the Zombie Firm Hypothesis and Firm Size

Aug. 30 2017 Jeffrey S. Selinger
(Associate Professor, Bowdoin College)

Liberal Arts Education in the United States: Encouraging Students to Find Their Voices and Appreciate Political Complexity

Sep. 26 2017 Miho Sunaga
(Research Fellowship for Young Scientists DC2, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University)
Capital Adequacy Requirements and Financial Frictions in a Neoclassical Growth Model
Sep. 26 2017 Yuto Kajita
(Graduate School of Economics)
QE Effects on Prices through a Fiscal Channel
Oct. 2 2017 Yangguang Huang
(Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Whom to Educate? Financial Fraud and Investor Awareness
Oct.  3 2017 Daichi Shirai
(Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies)
Debt-Ridden Borrowers and Economic Slowdown
Oct. 10 2017 Taisuke Nakata
(US Federal Reserve Board)
The Risky Steady State and the Interest Rate Lower Bound
Oct. 17 2017 Michio Sizuki
(Hitotsubashi University, Adjunct Associate Professor)
Decomposition of Aggregate Productivity Growth with Unobserved Heterogeneity
Oct. 23 2017 Johan Koskinen
(Lecturer, University of Manchester, School of Social Sciences, Social Statistics)

Aspects of modelling network-dependent outcomes and modelling change of networks over time

Oct. 24 2017 Johan Koskinen
(Lecturer, University of Manchester, School of Social Sciences, Social Statistics)
Analysing network data from unstructured sources
Oct. 31 2017 Paul S. K. Luk
(Hong Kong Baptist University)
Foreign Direct Investment and Debt Financing in Emerging Economies
Nov. 1 2017 Kanichiro Nishida
(CEO, Exploratory)
データ先進企業が世界を飲み込む仕組み - シリコンバレーのデータサイエンス最前線
Nov. 8 2017 Junior Maih
(Senior Adviser, Norges Bank)
Rationality In Switching Environments
Nov. 14 2017 Nicole Darnall
(Professor , Arizona State University)
Ecolabel Credibility and Sustainable Purchasing
Nov. 21 2017 Jun Maekawa
(Ritsumeikan Grobal Innovation Reserach Organization)
Securitization and Heterogeneous-Belief Bubbles with Collateral Constraints
Nov. 23 2017 Alberto Diaz-Cayeros
(Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Staford University),

Beatriz Magaloni
(Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Stanford University)

Violent Crime as a Development Challenge
Nov. 24 2017 Daniel Marszalec
(Lecturer, University of Tokyo)
Don't Fear the Simplicity–An Experimental Analysis of Auctions for Complements
Nov. 28 2017 Toshiaki Shoji
(University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics)

Liquidity constraints, storage costs, and consumer inventory
Nov. 29 2017 Hitoshi Shigeoka
(Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University, Faculty Research Fellow, NBER)

Patient Cost-sharing and Health Care Utilization among Children
Dec. 7 2017 MURAYAMA Kota
(PhD. Northwestern University, USA)

Social Value of Information in Networked Economy
Dec. 12 2017 Yevgeniy Golovchenko
(PhD Fellow, University of Copenhagen)
Statistical Analysis of Text: Topic Modeling
Dec. 19 2017 Hitoshi Shigeoka
(Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University, Faculty Research Fellow, NBER)
Estimating return to health care
Dec. 20 2017 Ryo Horii
(Professor, Osaka University, Institute of Social and Economic Research)

A Multi-factor Uzawa Growth Theorem and Endogenous Capital-Augmenting Technological Change (with Gregory Casey)
Jan. 9 2018 Jin Cao
(Norges Bank)
Financial Globalization and Bank Lending: The Limits of Domestic Monetary Policy? (with Valeriya Dinger, University of Osnabrück, Germany)
Jan. 10 2018 Shintaro Yamaguchi
(Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo)
How Does Early Childcare Enrollment Affect Children, Parents, and Their Interactions?
Feb. 1 2018 Jeffrey Kline
(University of Queensland)
From Memories to Inductively Derived Views: A Constructive Approach
Feb. 26 2018 Hugues Chenet
(Administrator, Co-Founder, 2° INVESTING INITIATIVE)
The role of the finance sector in the fight against climate change: between risk exposure and political action
Mar. 3-4 2018

Masaru Iwahashi
(Matsuyama University)
Keiichiro Kato
(University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences)
Masato Shizume
(Waseda University)
Sadayoshi Takaya
(Kansai University)
Masayoshi Tsurumi
(Hosei University)
Takeshi Nishimura
(Kansai University)
Hiroaki Morota
(National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)
Ryoichi Yasukuni
(Sumitomo Historical Archives)

Mar. 29 2018 Koji Yamamoto
(Lecturer, University of Tokyo)
Behavioural Foundations of the 1720 South Sea Bubble

 EBB in 2017 
Date Speaker Title
Apr. 13 2017 Kris James Mitchener
(Santa Clara University, Professor) 

Tipping into Hyperinflation: Uncertainty and European Inflation Dynamics after World War I

Apr. 20 2017 Junko Koeda
(Associate Professor, Waseda University) 

Default risks of a sovereign debt crisis model (with Inci Gumus)

May 10 2017 Regis Dandoy
(Associate Professor, Waseda University)

Observation of Korean presidential election

May 25 2017 Ryuichiro Izumi
(Rutgers University, Ph.D Candidate)

Financial Stability with Fire Sales

June 23 2017 Shintaro Suda
(Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Investment Technology Institute)
Oct. 25 2017 Jonathan Goyette
(Asociate professor,  Université de Sherbrooke)

Firms' heterogeneity and environmental regulation

Nov. 1 2017 Masanori Kashiwagi
(ProfessorGakushuin University)
The Welfare Consequences of a Quantitative Search and Matching Approach to the Labor Market
Nov. 15 2017 Yevgevniey Golovchenko
(Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of Copenhagen) 

Citizen Curators of Digital Disinformation: State, Media and Civil Society in the “Information War” over Ukraine

Nov. 29 2017 Junko Koeda
(Associate  Professor, Waseda University)
The macroeconomic effects of beyond QQE
Dec. 8 2017 Cheol-Min Kang
(Waseda Institute of Political Economy)


Dec. 15 2017 Yu Jin Woo
(The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University)
Ikuo Kume
(Professor, Waseda University) 

Taking Gains-From-Trade Seriously: The Effects of Consumer Perspective on Trade Politics

Jan. 23 2018 Masato Shizume
(Professor, Waseda University) 

Working of private banks' network and the central bank during the late 19th century in Japan

Jan. 25 2018

Yaron Lehav (Senior Lecturer, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev)

Dishonesty in Tax Consulting: the Case of Transfer Pricing Documentation
Jan. 31 2018

Hajime Tomura
(Associate Professor, Waseda University) 

On Separation between Payment and Settlement Instruments
Feb.1 2018 Atsushi Sekine
(Assistant Professor, Waseda University)
Time-Varying Oil Price Pass-Through to Inflation: A STAR Approach