Past events

10
Oct
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Financial market volatility

Professor Isao Ishida, Visiting Fellow, Australia-Japan Research Centre, and Konan University, Japan.

Isao Ishida provides an overview of the financial market volatility literature, and presents a new approach for modelling and forecasting the volatility of equity indices.

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A sunset creates an orange glow behind powerlines in Yokohama, Japan.
14
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Workshop

Workshop on economic and financial analysis of commodity markets

Luke Meehan, Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission; Takashi Kanamura, Kyoto University; Ken Iwatsubo, Kobe University; Joaquin Vespignani , University of Tasmania; Paul Burke, ANU; plus many more.

Experts from Japan, and Australia presents research on electricity markets, economic and financial issues on commodity markets in order to support valuation, risk management strategies and investment decision-making.

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06
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Update

Japan update 2017

Dr Toshitaka Sekine, Bank of Japan; Professor Fumiaki Kubo, University of Tokyo; Dr Amy King, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU; plus many more.

Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region, the Japan Update provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic and political landscape.

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27
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | HW Arndt lecture series

The 16th H W Arndt Memorial Lecture - The international financial architecture for the 21st century

Professor Takatoshi Ito, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.

Takatoshi Ito discusses modifying the existing international financial architecture to accommodate the emergence of Asia.

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29
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Japan's secular stagnation and monetary policy

Ikuko Fueda-Samikawa, Japan Center for Economic Research.

Ikuko Fueda-Samikawa discusses whether the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level (FTPL) can be an effective way for Japan to escape deflation.

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17
Mar
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Workshop

Japan, Australia and the new regional economic order workshop

Associate Professor He Ping, Fudan University; Professor Takashi Terada, Doshisha University; Dr Amy King, ANU; Dr Shiro Armstrong, ANU; and many more.

This workshop brings together 20 researchers to discuss issues relating to regional trade, managing bilateral economic and diplomatic relations, and the state of East Asia’s regional architecture.

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08
Mar
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Innovation and intellectual property in Australia and Japan

Professor Sadao Nagaoka, Tokyo Keizai University; Jonathan Coppel, Productivity Commission; and Professor Jenny Corbett, ANU Crawford School.

Experts discuss innovation policies, intellectual property regimes, and prospects for reform.

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15
Feb
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Do municipal mergers internalise spatial spillover effects?

Professor Haruaki Hirota, Musashi University.

Professor Haruaki Hirota discusses the spatial spillover effect and the free-rider problem among neighbouring municipalities, and uses the example of the local public library service in Japan to investigate whether or not municipal mergers could help solve the problem.

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21
Sep
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | ANU Japan Institute | Update

Japan Update 2016

Professor Gerry Curtis, Columbia University; Mayor Naomi Koshi, Otsu City; Mr Hideo Hayakawa, Fujitsu Research Institute; Ms Kay Kitazawa, Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation; Dr Amy King, ANU; Professor Bruce Chapman and Dr Shiro Armstrong, Crawford School, ANU; plus many more.

This year’s Update will focus on key areas including the state of the economy, Japan’s politics, and foreign policy.

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03
May
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Evaluation of the fiscal effect on municipal mergers in Japan

Professor Haruaki Hirota, Musashi University and Visiting Fellow, Australia-Japan Research Centre, Crawford School.

Professor Haruaki Hirota talks on the fiscal effect of municipal mergers with quasi-experimental evidence from Japanese municipal data.

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