Past events

09
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Seminar

The Bank of Japan's Exchange Traded Funds purchase and its effects on Nikkei 225 stocks

Kimie Harada, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy.

After extensive experience in Japanese government committees and research into financial systems and services.

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24
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Lecture

No-arbitrage determinants of credit spread curves under the unconventional monetary policy regime in Japan

Dr. Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the Crawford School of Public Policy

​Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the Crawford School of Public Policy, co-editor of Japanese Economic Review and Gendai Finance (journal of Nippon Finance Association in Japanese), and research director for Australia-Japan Research Centre discuses monetary policy in Japan. Join us as Okki explores what credit curves are and how global factors have influenced Japan’s monetary policy and its affect on credit.

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16
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

US foreign policy under Donald Trump

Glen S Fukushima, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, US.

Glen S Fukushima discusses the implications of US foreign policy under Donald Trump in the Asia-Pacific region.

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A photo of Shinzo Abe
08
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Abenomics and the Bank of Japan

Professor Wataru Takahashi, Osaka University of Economics.

Wataru Takahashi analyses the key points of reference for analysing the success of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ‘Abenomics’ reforms.

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Tokyo skyline from the Roppongi Hills sky deck
04
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Parental leave and women's skill use on the job

Professor Daiji Kawaguchi, University of Tokyo.

Daiji Kawaguchi analyses the heterogeneous impacts of parental leave policy on women’s skill-use intensity by skill-level.

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Tokyo skyline from the Roppongi Hills sky deck
03
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Workshop

Frontiers in macroeconomics and macroeconometrics

Yunjong Eo, University of Sydney; Kyoji Fukao, Hitotsubashi University; Takashi Kano, Hitotsubashi University; Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, ANU; plus many more.

AJRC and Hitotsubashi Insitute for Advanced Study co-host an academic conference bringing together Australian, Japanese, and other specialists to present papers on macroeconomics with some focus on Japan.

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24
Oct
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Regulation and urban air pollution: evidence from Japan

Associate Professor Shuhei Nishitateno, Kwansei Gakuin University and Crawford Visiting Fellow.

Shuhei Nishitateno examines the causal effects of the Automobile NOx Control Law on the ambient concentration of NO2 in urban areas in Japan.

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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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