Yokohama National University (YNU)

Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research (KIER)

Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)

Date: December 12-13, 2012

Venue: Room 211-212, Conference Center, PACIFICO Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan

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December 12, 2012

9:00~  Registration

9:20~  Opening Remarks: Ryuhei Wakasugi, Yokohama National University and Kyoto University

9:30~10:30  SPECIAL POLICY TALK   Chair: Ryuhei Wakasugi

Speaker: Lee Branstetter, Carnegie Mellon University and Former Senior Economist of International Trade and Investment, Council of Economic Advisers

Title: The Obama Administration and U.S. International Economic Policy:Challenges, Accomplishments, and Prospects


10:30-12:30  SESSION 1  Chair: Ryuhei Wakasugi

1. Speaker: Lu Yi, National University of Singapore

Title: How Do Exporters Respond to Antidumping Investigations?


Discussant: Yasuyuki Todo, University of Tokyo

2. Speaker: Miaojie Yu, Peking University

Title: Export Intensity and Input Trade Costs: Evidence from Chinese Firms


Discussant: Hiroshi Mukunoki, Gakushuin University

14:00-17:00   SESSION 2   Chair: Masayuki Morikawa, RIETI

3. Speaker: Heiwai Tang, Tufts University

Title: Domestic Value Added in Chinese Exports: Firm-level Evidence


Discussant: Naoto Jinji, Kyoto University

4. Speaker: Eiichi Tomiura, Yokohama National University

Title: Task Content of Japanese Net Exports


Discussant: Lu Yi, National University of Singapore

5. Speaker: Tzu-Han Yang, National Taipei University

Title: The Rise of China and the East Asian Industrial Development—the Cases of Textiles and Information Industries


Discussant: Tomohiko Inui, Nihon University

December 13, 2102

9:30~10:30   SPECIAL LECTURE   Chair: Taiji Furusawa, Hitotsubashi University

Speaker: Andrew Bernard, Dartmouth College

Title: A New Understanding of Firms and Export Markets


10:30-12:30   SESSION 3   Chair: Taiji Furusawa

6. Speaker: Loretta Fung, National Tsing Hua University

Title: Is Multinational Location Decision Affected by Access to Imports?


Discussant: Keiko Ito, Senshu University

7. Speaker: Shuichiro Nishioka, West Virginia University

Title: Trade Frictions Faced by and Market Access Given to Developing Countries


Discussant: Yoshimasa Komoriya, Chuo University

14:00-17:00   SESSION 4   Chair: Taro Akiyama, Yokohama National University

8. Speaker: Hong Ma, Tsinghua University

Title: International Competition and Job Reallocation: Evidence from China


Discussant: Hitoshi Sato, RIETI

9. Speaker: Kozo Kiyota, Yokohama National University

Title: Trade Liberalization and Firm Productivity Dynamics in Vietnam


Discussant: Masahiro Endoh, Keio University

10. Speaker: Deng-Shing Huang, Academia Sinica

Title: Who’s in The Forbes Global 2000? The Role of Home Market, Multinational Firm, Evolution of Economic Development, and State Capitalism


Discussant: Toshiyuki Matsuura. Keio University

17:00~   Closing Remarks: Taro Akiyama, Yokohama National University

Program Committee:

Akiyama, Taro   Professor, YNU

Furusawa, Taiji   Professor, Hitotsubashi University

Ito, Banri   Associate Professor, Senshu University

Wakasugi, Ryuhei   Professor, YNU and KIER


Miho Endo, YNU; Izumi Kodera, YNU; Masako Ueda, KIER; Maya Kimura, RIETI

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