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10th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference

March 14-17, 2013 | Tokyo, Japan
Hosted by Keio University Graduate Schools of Economics and of Business and Commerce, Kyoto University Institute of Economic Research (KIER), the Tokyo Center for Economic Research, and the Keio-Kyoto Joint Global COE Program

Keio

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Paper Presenters: Remember that the deadline to submit your Tokyo paper to Economic Inquiry or Contemporary Economic Policy is September 30th! WEAI members are eligible to submit conference papers free of the normal paper submission fee. Non-members are welcome to join at the time of submission to take advantage of this offer.

Thank you to all of the program participants and registrants who attended the conference and made this "Marketplace of Ideas" so successful. If you accidentally left anything behind at Keio University, we do have a box of lost and found items, so please contact us with a description of what you misplaced.

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Program Highlights:

  • Keynote Address: Robert Engle, 2003 winner of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (see video of address).
  • Opening Address: Atsushi Seike, President of Keio University (see video of address)
  • Other Keynote Speakers: Takatoshi Ito, Dean, Graduate School of Economics and Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo (see video of address), and WEAI 2013 President-Elect and Program Chair George G. Kaufman, Loyola University Chicago (see video of address).
  • Roundtable Discussion: "Evaluating the Current Policies of the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan" moderated by Eiji Hosoda, Keio University, including Professors Engle, Ito, and Kaufman, and Takeo Hoshi, Stanford University.

WEAI and Keio thank the following Allied Societies and sponsoring organizations who held sessions at or assisted in the planning of the conference.

Allied Societies:

Session Sponsors:

Program Committee

Chairmen

  • George G. Kaufman
    Professor of Finance and Economics, Loyola University Chicago
    WEAI Executive Board and President-Elect 2013
  • Fukunari Kimura
    Professor of Economics, Keio University
  • Darwin C. Hall
    Professor of Economics, California State University, Long Beach
    Executive Director, WEAI Executive Board
  • Eiji Hosoda
    Professor of Economics, Keio University
  • Shujiro Urata
    Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
    Senior Research Advisor to the Executive Director, ERIA
  • Makoto Yano
    Professor of Economics, Kyoto University
    Director, WEAI Executive Board
     

Committee Members

  • Yukiko Abe
    Japan Health Economics Association
    Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration, Hokkaido University
  • Taoufik Bouraoui
    Asian Law and Economics Association
    ESC Rennes School of Business
  • Alexandre Bueno Cateb
    Treasurer Director, Brazilian Association of Law and Economics
    Professor, Milton Campos Law School
  • Yun-Chien Chang
    Asian Law and Economics Association
    Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica
  • Yu Chi Chen
    Asia Law and Economics Association
    Professor, National Taiwan University
  • J. Shahar Dillbary
    Asian Law and Economics Association
    Associate Professor, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Hideki Hashimoto
    Board Member, Japan Health Economics Association
    Professor, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo
  • Jack Hou
    Professor of Economics, California State University, Long Beach
  • Brad R. Humphreys
    Vice President, North American Association of Sports Economists (NAASE)
    Professor of Economics, University of Alberta
  • Katsuyuki Kamei
    General Secretary, Japan Risk Management Society
    Professor of Risk Management, Faculty of Safety Science, Kansai University
  • Jeong-Yoo Kim
    Asian Law and Economics Association
    Kyung Hee University, Korea
    Oregon State University, Corvalis
  • Jyh-An Lee
    Asian Law and Economics Association
    Associate Professor, National Chengchi University, College of Law
  • Michael A. Leeds
    President-Elect, North American Association of Sports Economists
    Professor, Department of Economics, Temple University
  • Yu-Hsin Lin
    Asian Law and Economics Association
    Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academic Sinica
  • John J. Liu
    Chair, Organizing Committee, 2012 ATTSS
    Director and Professor, Centre for Transport, Trade and Financial Studies, City University of Hong Kong
  • Tatsuyoshi Matsumae
    Research Fellow, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
  • David Mayes
    Vice President, International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association (IBEFA)
    BNZ Professor of Finance, University of Auckland Business School
  • Masahiko Nakazawa
    Associate Professor, Center for Advanced Policy Studies, Kyoto University
  • Dionisius A. Narjoko
    Researcher, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
  • Ayumi Onuma
    President, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
    Professor, Department of Economics, Keio University
  • Xunpeng Shi
    Energy Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
  • Makoto Tawada
    President, International Economics and Finance Society Japan (IEFS Japan)
    Professor, Institute for Advanced Research, Nagoya Universtiy
  • Junji Ueda
    Director for Econometric Analysis, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan
  • Wen Yeu Wang
    President, Asia Law and Economics Association
    Professor of Law and Director, Center for Corporate and Financial Law, College of Law, National Taiwan University
  • Morihiro Yomogida
    International Economics and Finance Society Japan (IEFS Japan)
    Faculty of Economics, Sophia University
  • Naoyuki Yoshino
    Director, the Financial Research Center of the Financial Service Agency, Japan (FSA Institute)
    Professor, Department of Economics, Keio University


 


 

Thank You to Conference Sponsors...
  • KIER Economic Research Foundation
  • JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research #23000001