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.
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.
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.
Takatoshi Ito discusses modifying the existing international financial architecture to accommodate the emergence of Asia.
Ikuko Fueda-Samikawa discusses whether the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level (FTPL) can be an effective way for Japan to escape deflation.
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.
Experts discuss innovation policies, intellectual property regimes, and prospects for reform.
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.
This year’s Update will focus on key areas including the state of the economy, Japan’s politics, and foreign policy.
Professor Haruaki Hirota talks on the fiscal effect of municipal mergers with quasi-experimental evidence from Japanese municipal data.