Economics 841-842:
Research Seminar in International Economics
Schedule - Winter 2002

Seminar meets weekly, Fridays 10:10-11:30 AM except as noted, in the Smith Seminar Room (201) of Lorch Hall. Titles that are highlighted are available on line.
Date Speaker From Topic
Jan-Feb No Seminar (Recruiting)
Mar 8 Deardorff and Stern UM "The Effects of Multinational Enterprises on Wages and Working Conditions in Developing Countries"
Mar 15 Linda Tesar UM "The Benefits from Tax Coordination may be Irrelevant"
9:00 AMTakatoshi ItoHitotsubashi University "Retrospective on the 'Bubble' Period and Relationship to Developments in the 1990s"
10:00 AMKiyohiko G. NishimuraTokyo University "Why Does the Problem Persist? 'Rational Rigidity' and the Plight of Japanese Banks"
11:15 AMToshihiro IhoriTokyo University “Japan’s Fiscal Policies in the 1990s”
2:00 PMRishi Goyal and Ronald McKinnonStanford University "Japan’s Negative Risk Premium in Interest Rates: The Liquidity Trap and Fall in Bank Lending"
3:15 PMMitsuhiro FukaoKeio University "Japan’s Lost Decade and Weaknesses in Its Corporate Governance Structure"
Mar 29 Helene Ray Princeton "Financial Globalization and Emerging Markets: With and Without Crash?"
Apr 5 John Romalis Chicago NAFTA’s Impact on North American Trade
Apr 12 Fabrizio Perri NYU "Financial Globalization and Real Regionalization"
Apr 19 TBA?
For more information about the seminar, e-mail Linda Tesar.

Schedules from Earlier Terms: Fall 01 Winter 01 Fall 00 Winter 00 Fall 99 Winter 99 Fall 98 Winter 98 Fall 97 Winter 97 Fall 96
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