March 27, 1997
9:30 Registration
9:55 Opening Speech, Fumio Dei (Kobe University)
Murray Kemp (University of New South Wales)
"Gains from trade in a Cournot-Nash general equilibrium"(with Koji Shimomura)
Discussant: Takashi Fukushima (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
Noriyuki Yanagawa (University of Tokyo)
"Political decision of trade policies and the cost for lobbying"
(with Masatoshi Tsumagari)
Discussant: Mitsuhiro Kaneda (Georgetown University)
12:10-13:50 Lunch
Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)
"Control of foreign pollution through import quotas under asymmetric information"
( with Keisaku Higashida and Taiji Furusawa )
Discussant: Hisayuki Okamoto (Kobe University of Commerce)
Noritsugu Nakanishi (Kobe University)
"A stable solution to Matsuyama's trade liberalization game"
Discussant: Taiji Furusawa (Fukushima University)
15:30-15:50 Coffee Break
Koichi Futagami (Ritsumeikan University)
"Organizational entry deterrence"
Discussant: Shumpei Takemori (Keio University)
Mitsuhiro Kaneda (Georgetown University)
"Duration of protection and the perfect foresight equilibrium set"
Discussant: Makoto Yano (Keio University)
17:30 Reception
Welcoming Speech, Kenichi Ishigaki (Director of RIEB, Kobe University)
March 28, 1997
Shinji Takagi (Osaka University)
"Japan's restrictive system of trade and payments:
operation, effectiveness and liberalization, 1950-64"
Discussant: Mitsuhiro Fukao (Bank of Japan)
Makoto Saito (Kyoto University)
"Forward discount puzzle and liquidity effects:
some evidence from Yen/US dollar rates"(with Yuichi Fukuta)
Discussant: Pablo Neumeyer (University of Southern California)
11:10-11:30 Coffee Break
Pablo Neumeyer (University of Southern California)
"Cross border nominal assets and international
monetary interdependence"(with Makoto Yano)
Discussant: Makoto Saito (Kyoto University)
12:20-14:00 Lunch
Peter Rosendorff (University of Southern California)
"Politics and the choice of instruments: tariffs, subsidies, quotas and VERs"
Discussant: Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)
Taiji Furusawa (Fukushima University)
"Disagreement points in trade negotiation" (with Quan Wen)
Discussant: Ken-Ichi Shimomura (Osaka University)
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
Masayuki Okawa (Aichi University)
"Voluntary export restraints on intermediate good market and economic welfare"
Discussant: Kazuo Nishimura (Kyoto University)
Toru Kikuchi (Kobe University)
"Nontraded network services and patterns of international trade"
Discussant: Peter Rosendorff (University of Southern California)
March 29, 1997
Shinsuke Ikeda (Osaka University)
"Habits, investment, and current account dynamics" (with Ichiro Gombi)
Discussant: Stephen Turnovsky (University of Washington)
Stephen Turnovsky (University of Washington)
"Non-scale growth in an open economy" ( with Theo Eicher )
Discussant: Koichi Futagami (Ritsumeikan University)
11:20-11:40 Coffee Break
Ronald Jones (University of Rochester)
"Globalization and the consequences of international fragmentation"
(with Henryk Kierzkowski)
Discussant: Makoto Tawada (Nagoya City University)
12:40 Closing Speech, Koji Shimomura (Kobe University)