PRIMCED International Workshop


March 8, 2013 (Friday)

Scott Rozelle (Stanford University)

"Will China Fall into a Middle Income Trap? Growth, Inequality and Future Instability"

Chiaki Moriguchi (Hitotsubashi University)

"Taxation and Public Goods Provision in China and Japan before 1850"

Keijiro Otsuka (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

"Cluster-Based Industrial Development in Contemporary Developing Countries and Modern Japanese Economic History"

Tetsuji Okazaki (The University of Tokyo)

"Expanding Empire and Spatial Distribution of Economic Activities: The Case of Colonization of Korea by Japan in the Prewar Period"

Kyoji Fukao (Hitotsubashi University)

"Regional Inequality in Japan 1890-1940"

Myung Soo Cha (Yeungnam University)

"State Famine Relief as a Cause of the Great Divergence"

Yoshihisa Godo

(Meiji Gakuin University)

"The role of education in the economic catch-up in East Asia"

March 9, 2013 (Saturday)

Marjorie Pajaron (Stanford University)

"Remittances, Informal Loans, and Assets as Risk-Coping Mechanisms: Evidence from Agricultural Households in Rural Philippines"

Krislert Samphantharak (University of California, San Diego)

"Risk and Return in Village Economies"

Ethan Ligon (University of California, Berkeley)

"Structural Experimentation to Distinguish between Models of Risk Sharing with Frictions"

Yoshito Takasaki (University of Tsukuba)

"Information and incentives to promote antenatal care: Evidence from a randomized experiment in rural Nigeria"

Albert Park (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

"Disaster, Relocation, and Child Development: Evidence from the Wenchuan Earthquake"

Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University)

"Urban Transportation Infrastructure and Poverty Reduction: Delhi Metro's Impact on the Cycle Rickshaw Rental Market"