Past events

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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22
Mar
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Forum

Japan briefing: the economy, politics and innovation policy

Professor Hideaki Shiroyama, University of Tokyo; Associate Professor Nobuhiro Aizawa, Kyushu University; Professor Kyoji Fukao, Hitotsubashi University; and Professor Veronica Taylor, ANU.

In this forum a panel of leading experts will discuss the state of Japan’s economy, politics and innovation policy.

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21
Mar
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Conference

AJRC and HIAS joint conference on recent issues in finance and macroeconomics

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

This two-day conference brings together specialists from Australia, Japan, and around the globe to present on Japan’s finance and macroeconomics.

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02
Mar
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Japan, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and regionalism

Professor Shujiro Urata, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University.

Professor Shujiro Urata discusses the implications of the TPP for Japan’s economy and regional economic relations.

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