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Research Activities

Research Networks

Participation in International Symposiums / Presentations at Academic Conferences

With a view to ensuring the international dissemination of our research findings and to build research networks that bridge our own research undertakings with those of other institutions both within and outside Japan, the Institute is encouraging our researchers to actively make presentations at academic conferences and workshops in Japan and abroad, and to take part in international symposia either as main speakers or panelists.


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2012

2011

Conference:
CSAE (Centre for the Study of African Economies) Conference 2011: Economic Development in Africa
Location:
Oxford (U.K.)
Dates:
March 19-24, 2011
Speaker:
KUDO Yuya, Development Strategies Studies Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Thesis:Technology, Productivity and Size in African Manufacturing and Retailing Firms: Similar or Different?
Conference:
Western Regional Science Association (WRSA)
Location:
California (U.S.A.)
Dates:
February 27-March 2, 2011
Speaker:
MENG Bo, Research Fellow Sent Abroad (Paris)
Thesis:
Thesis:Spatial Price Equilibrium with Imperfect Substitutes: Towards a Trade-Consistent SCGE Model
Conference:
The Allied Social Science Associations' Annual Conference
Location:
Denver (U.S.A.)
Dates:
January 7-9, 2011
Speaker:
SHONCHOY Abu, Poverty Alleviation and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
The Impact of Micro-Credit on Seasonal Migration: Evidence from Northern Bangladesh
Conference:
International Conference on Redefining the Roles of Business, NGOs and Governments: A mission for a Better Global Society
Location:
Mangalore (India)
Dates:
December 29-30, 2010
Speaker:
TSUJITA Yuko, South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Migration and Child Schooling at Destination: A Study of Delhi Slum Children
Conference:
Taiwan Studies Postgraduate Symposium: Taiwan Studies in 2010‐the State of the Field
Location:
Melbourne (Australia)
Dates:
December 9-10, 2010
Speaker:
TSUBOTA Kenmei, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
The Demand of Cloth: An Analysis of Aboriginal Villages in Taiwan
Conference:
Taiwan Studies International Conference: Spatial Cultures and Cultural Spaces in Taiwan- Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Location:
Melbourne (Australia)
Dates:
December 7-8, 2010
Speaker:
TSUBOTA Kenmei, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
The Demand of Cloth: An Analysis of Aboriginal Villages in Taiwan
Conference:
SWAPP Con 2010: Promoting Sustainable Solid Waste Management Practices in Asia
Location:
Manila (Philippine)
Dates:
November 23-26, 2010
Speaker:
ATIENZA Vella, Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Shifting from Informal to Formal Recycling: An Analysis
Conference:
SWAPP Con 2010: Promoting Sustainable Solid Waste Management Practices in Asia
Location:
Manila (Philippine)
Dates:
November 23-26, 2010
Speaker:
KOJIMA Michikazu, Director, Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Extended Producer Responsibility and Informal Sector
Conference:
20th Conference of CEDIMES ‘Development Models of Emerging Countries: Characteristics, Scope and Challenges’
Location:
Quebec City (Canada)
Dates:
November 8-10, 2010
Speaker:
INOMATA Satoshi, Director, Microeconomic Analysis Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
An Assessment of Regional Input-Output Evolutions as a Basis for Integration and Semi-Globalization
Conference:
The 8th GLOBELICS International Conference
Location:
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Dates:
November 1-3, 2010
Speaker:
MACHIKITA Tomohiro, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Learning and Innovation in Upstream-Downstream Relations: Mutual Knowledge Exchanges and Types of Transferred Technologies
Conference:
International Conference on Forcing Issues: Rethinking and Rescaling Human Trafficking in the Asia-Pacific Region
Location:
Singapore
Dates:
October 3-6, 2010
Speaker:
YAMADA Miwa, Law and Institution Studies Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Is the Anti-Trafficking Framework Really for ‘Victims’?
Conference:
2nd International Symposium on Protection of Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
October 3-4, 2010
Speaker:
KOBAYASHI Masayuki, Director, Law and Institution Studies Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Protection of Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Nepal: Developments in Public Interest Litigation
Conference:
East Asian Economic Association: the 12th Convention
Location:
Seoul (Korea)
Dates:
October 2-3, 2010
Speaker:
YAMAGATA Tatsufumi, Director, Poverty Alleviation and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center / Professor, IDE Advanced School (IDEAS)
Thesis:
How Do Persons with Disabilities Earn a Living?: Findings from the Field Survey Conducted in Metro Manila, the Philippines
Conference:
East Asian Economic Association: the 12th Convention
Location:
Seoul (Korea)
Dates:
October 2-3, 2010
Speaker:
ASUYAMA Yoko, Poverty Alleviation and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Firm Dynamics in Cambodian Garment Industry: Firm Turnover, Productivity Growth, and Wage Profile under Trade Liberalization
Conference:
East Asian Economic Association: the 12th Convention
Location:
Seoul (Korea)
Dates:
October 2-3, 2010
Speaker:
FUKUNISHI Takahiro, African Studies Group, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Discussant: Chiristian D.Mina “Emloyment Choices of Persons with Disability (PWDs) in Metro Manila”
Conference:
Global Economics and the SME Business Environment in East and Southeast Asia
Location:
Copenhagen (Denmark)
Dates:
September 30-October 1, 2010
Speaker:
KEOLA Souknilanh, Development Strategies Studies Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Customs-Clearance's Time Cost of Firms in CLMV
Conference:
10th Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data & COST Conference 2010
Location:
London (U.K.)
Dates:
September 24-26, 2010
Speaker:
HAYAKAWA Kazunobu, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Trade Liberalization and FDI Strategy in Heterogeneous Firms: Evidence from Japanese Firm-Level Data
Conference:
10th Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data & COST Conference 2010
Location:
London (U.K.)
Dates:
September 24-26, 2010
Speaker:
MACHIKITA Tomohiro, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Learning and Innovation in Upstream-Downstream Relations: Mutual Knowledge Exchanges and Types of Transferred Technologies
Conference:
The First Asian Seminar in Regional Science
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
September 11-12, 2010
Speaker:
TSUBOTA Kenmei, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Myopic or Farsighted: Bilateral Trade Agreements among three symmetric countries
Conference:
The First Asian Seminar in Regional Science
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
September 11-12, 2010
Speaker:
ISONO Ikumo, Bangkok Research Center
Thesis:
Geographical Simulation Analysis for Logistic Enhancement in Ease Asia
Conference:
American Political Science Association
Location:
Washington (U.S.A.)
Dates:
September 2-5, 2010
Speaker:
HAZAMA Yasushi, Director, Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Constitutional Review in Turkey: Hegemonic Preservation or Horizontal Accountability?
Conference:
Asian Law and Economics Association
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
August 23-24, 2010
Speaker:
WATANABE Mariko, Director, East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Separation of Control and Cash-Flow Rights of State Owned Listed Enterprises: Channels of Expropriation following Reform in China
Conference:
Econometric Society World Congress 2010
Location:
Shanghai (China)
Dates:
August 17-21, 2010
Speaker:
MACHIKITA Tomohiro, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
The Impacts of Face-to-Face and Frequent Interactions on Innovation: Evidence from Upstream-Downstream Relations
Conference:
2010 International Burma Studies Conference
Location:
Marseille (France)
Dates:
July 6-10, 2010
Speaker:
OKAMOTO Ikuko, Research Fellow Sent Abroad (Canberra)
Thesis:
The Shrimp Export Boom and Small Fishermen in Myanmar: Profitability and the Changing Resources
Conference:
2010 International Burma Studies Conference
Location:
Marseille (France)
Dates:
July 6-10, 2010
Speaker:
NAKANISHI Yoshihiro, Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Winner Takes All: Political Elites in the Ne Win Regime, 1962-1988
Conference:
2010 International Burma Studies Conference
Location:
Marseille (France)
Dates:
July 6-9, 2010
Speaker:
KUDO Toshihiro, Director, Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Myanmar's Border Trade with China: Situation, Challenges and Prospects
Conference:
Summer Conference in Regional Science
Location:
Hannover (Germany)
Dates:
June 25-26, 2010
Speaker:
TSUBOTA Kenmei, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
On the Location and Organization Choice of Firms
Conference:
The 18th International Conference on Input-Output Economics
Location:
Sydney (Australia)
Dates:
June 21-25, 2010
Speaker:
MENG Bo, Research Fellow Sent Abroad (Paris)
Thesis:
1. Impact of the Global World Economic Crisis on Employment in the Asia-Pacific Region
2. Alternative Measurement of Vertical Specialization by Ghosh Supply-Driven Input-Output Model
Conference:
The 18th International Conference on Input-Output Economics
Location:
Sydney (Australia)
Dates:
June 21-25, 2010
Speaker:
INOMATA Satoshi, Director, Microeconomic Analysis Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Vertical Specialization at the Time of Economic Crisis
Conference:
The Fifth IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology
Location:
Singapore
Dates:
June 2-5, 2010
Speaker:
UEKI Yasushi, Bangkok Research Center
Thesis:
The Effect of Internal and External Sources of Knowledge on Product Innovation in Southeast Asia
Conference:
Fourth Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies
Location:
Tartu (Estonia)
Dates:
May 27-28, 2010
Speaker:
UEKI Yasushi, Bangkok Research Center
Thesis:
The Effect of Internal and External Sources of Knowledge on Product Innovation in Southeast Asia
Conference:
Fourth Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies
Location:
Tartu (Estonia)
Dates:
May 27-28, 2010
Speaker:
MACHIKITA Tomohiro, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
The Impacts of Face-to-Face and Frequent Interactions on Innovation: Evidence from Upstream-Downstream Relations
Conference:
WIOD Conference: Industry-Level Analyses of Globalization and its Consequences
Location:
Vienna (Austria)
Dates:
May 26-28, 2010
Speaker:
TANAKA Kiyoyasu, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Does Material and Service Off Shoring Improve Domestic Productivity? Evidence from Japanese Manufacturing Industries
Conference:
Industry Studies Conference 2010
Location:
Chicago (U.S.A.)
Dates:
May 6-7, 2010
Speaker:
KAWAKAMI Momoko, Deputy Director, Technological Innovation and Economic Growth Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Inter-firm Dynamics of Notebook PC Value Chains and the Rise of Taiwanese ODM Firms
Conference:
2010 AAG (Association of American Geographers) Annual Meeting
Location:
Washington (U.S.A.)
Dates:
April 15-19, 2010
Speaker:
Jun HE, Assistant Researcher, Institute of Industrial Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China
Thesis:
The Path of Latecomer's Technological Upgrading: the Case of China's Machine Tool
Conference:
2010 AAG (Association of American Geographers) Annual Meeting
Location:
Washington (U.S.A.)
Dates:
April 15-19, 2010
Speaker:
M.F.Peter LOCKSTROM, Research Associate, China Europe International Business School, Shanghai, China
Thesis:
The Chinese Electric Vehicle Industry: An Exploratory Study of Industry Development
Conference:
2010 AAG (Association of American Geographers) Annual Meeting
Location:
Washington (U.S.A.)
Dates:
April 15-19, 2010
Speaker:
Mark P. DALLAS, Research Associate, Center for Chinese Studies, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A
Thesis:
The Remaking of China's and India's Textile and Apparel Industries: Industrial Finance, Global Linkages and Late Development
Conference:
2010 AAG (Association of American Geographers) Annual Meeting
Location:
Washington (U.S.A.)
Dates:
April 15-19, 2010
Speaker:
Vijayabaskar MANIMEGALAI, Assistant Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies, India
Thesis:
Global Product Markets and the Institutional Milieu of Skill Formation: A Comparative Study of Apparel Clusters in India and China
Conference:
2010 AAG (Association of American Geographers) Annual Meeting
Location:
Washington (U.S.A.)
Dates:
April 15-19, 2010
Speaker:
Balaji PARTHASARATHY, Associate Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, India
Thesis:
The Chinese Software Industry in Comparative Perspective: Dalian in the International Division of Labor
Conference:
2010 AAG (Association of American Geographers) Annual Meeting
Location:
Washington (U.S.A.)
Dates:
April 15-19, 2010
Speaker:
ASUYAMA Yoko, Poverty Alleviation and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Skill Formation Systems of China and India
Conference:
2010 AAG (Association of American Geographers) Annual Meeting
Location:
Washington (U.S.A.)
Dates:
April 15-19, 2010
Speaker:
KIMURA Koichiro, Development Strategies Studies Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
The Market Structures and the Properties of Competition: A Comparison between China and India's Electrical and Electronics Industries
Conference:
2010 AAG (Association of American Geographers) Annual Meeting
Location:
Washington (U.S.A.)
Dates:
April 15-19, 2010
Speaker:
OHARA Moriki, Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Ryukoku University
Thesis:
Ways China and India Industrialize: Comparing with East Asian Model
Conference:
Confronting Neoliberalism and Social Movements in Comparative Perspective: Asia and Latin America
Location:
Chapel Hill (U.S.A.)
Dates:
April 9-10, 2010
Speaker:
KHOO Boo Teik, Executive Senior Research Fellow, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Confronting Neoliberalism: Social Movements and Political Ambiguities in Malaysia and Thailand after the 1997 Financial Crisis

2010

Conference:
Royal Economic Society 2010 Annual Conference
Location:
Guildford(U.K.)
Dates:
March 29-31, 2010
Speaker:
SATO Hitoshi, Macroeconomic Analysis Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Firm Heterogeneity and FDI with Matching Frictions
Conference:
Tackling the Financial Crisis in East and Southeast Asia: Assessing Policies and Impacts
Location:
Hong Kong
Dates:
February 24-25, 2010
Speaker:
INOMATA Satoshi, Director, Microeconomic Analysis Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Asia Beyond the Crisis: Visions from International Input-Output Analyses
Conference:
The Allied Social Associations
Location:
Atlanta (U.S.A.)
Dates:
January 3-5, 2010
Speaker:
SATO Hitoshi, Macroeconomic Analysis Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Firm Heterogeneity and FDI with Matching Frictions
Conference:
Symposium on "Impact of Economic integration on Upland Farming and Ethnic Minorities in the Mekong Sub-region"
Location:
Khon Kaen (Thailand)
Dates:
November 26-28, 2009
Speaker:
KEOLA Souknilanh, Development Strategies Studies Group, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Impacts of Economic Integration on Upland Farming and Ethnic Minorities in Laos
Conference:
1.Trade & Investment Issues for the 21st Century: Building an agenda for co-operation between Australia & the European Union,2.Trade & Industry in Asia Pacific:History,Trends & Prospects
Location:
Canberra (Australia)
Dates:
November 16-20, 2009
Speaker:
HAYAKAWA Kazunobu, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
1.Australia -EU Services Trade : Identifying the barriers
2.Complex Vertical; FDI and Firm, Heterogeneity : Evidence from East Asia
Conference:
The Northwest Universities Development Consortium(NEUDC)
Location:
Boston(U.S.A.)
Dates:
November 7-8, 2009
Speaker:
KONO Hisaki, Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center 
Thesis:
"Why Is the Take-up of Microinsurance So Low? Evidence from a Health Insurance Scheme in India"
Conference:
Workshop and Conference "Myanmar/Burma: Outside Interests and Inside Challenges"
Location:
Washington(U.S.A.)
Dates:
November 29-30, 2009
Speaker:
KUDO Toshihiro, Director, Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Myanmar/Burma:New Challenges for Japanese Diplomacy.
Conference:
A UNN-MERIT ,UNU-WIDER and UNIDO International Workshop
Location:
Maastricht (the Netherlands)
Dates:
October 22-October 23, 2009
Speaker:
MACHIKITA Tomohiro, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Linked versus Non-linked Firms in Innovation: The Effects of Economies of Network in Agglomeration in East Asia
Conference:
Society for South African Geographers 8th Biennale Conference
Location:
Pretoria (South Africa)
Dates:
August 31-September 3, 2009
Speaker:
YOSHIDA Eiichi, African Studies Group, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
One Village One Product Movement in Malawi: How Japanese Conceptualised LED Interpreted in Rural Development in Malawi?
Conference:
The Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR)2009 Academic Conference
Location:
Seoul (Korea)
Dates:
August 14, 2009
Speaker:
HIRATSUKA Daisuke, Director-General, Research Planning Department
Thesis:
Trade Session: The Future of Trade in Asia
Conference:
XVth World Economics History Congress 2009
Location:
Utrecht (the Netherlands)
Dates:
August 05-August 07, 2009
Speaker:
MACHIKITA Tomohiro, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
The Determinants of Size Distribution of Plants in the Early Stage of Agglomeration and Industrial Development: Japan,1904-1921
Conference:
The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics,21st Annual meeting
Location:
Paris(France)
Dates:
July 16-July 18, 2009
Speaker:
KAWAKAMI Momoko, Deputy Director, Technological Innovation and Economic Growth Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Inter-firm Relationship, Knowledge Flow, and Learning by Latecomer Firms: The Case of Taiwanese Notebook-PC Industry
Conference:
Latin American Studies Association XXVIII International Congress
Location:
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Dates:
June 10-june 13, 2009
Speaker:
SHIMIZU Tatsuya, Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Asparagus Production for Export by Enterprises and Small-scale Farmers in Peru
Conference:
North American Summer Meeting of Econometric Society
Location:
Boston(U.S.A.)
Dates:
Jun 04-Jun 07, 2009
Speaker:
KONO Hisaki, Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
"Is Group Lending A Good Enforcement Scheme for Achieving High Repayment Rates? Evidence from Framed Field Experiments in Vietnam"
Conference:
China International Recycling Conference & Exhibition
Location:
Ningbo(China)
Dates:
May 17-May18, 2009
Speaker:
KOJIMA Michikazu, Director, Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Current Situation of Recycling Industry in Japan and other Asian Countries
Conference:
Learning ,Innovation and Competitiveness in Asia: Policy Space for Catch Up and Launching of Industrial Development Report 2009(by UNIDO) 
Location:
Hangzhou(China)
Dates:
April 25-April 26, 2009
Speaker:
MACHIKITA Tomohiro, Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
More Linkages, More Innovation? Verification of Economies of Innovation Network in East Asia

2009

Conference:
Association of American Geographers, 2009 Annual Meeting
Location:
Las Vegas(U.S.A)
Dates:
March 24 - 28, 2009
Speaker:
Moriki OHARA, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Different Responses to GPN by Local Production Networks in Technological Innovation: The case of Motorcycle Manufactures in China, Taiwan, and India
Conference:
Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PACDEV)
Location:
San Francisco(U.S.A)
Dates:
March 13 - 16, 2009
Speaker:
Hisaki KONO, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Is Group Lending A Good Enforcement Scheme for Achieving High Repayment Rates? Evidence from Framed Field Experiments in Vietnam

2008

Conference:
The 50th Annual (Golden Jubilee) Conference of The Indian Society of Labour Economics
Location:
Lucknow(India)
Dates:
December 11 - 17, 2008
Speaker:
Hitoshi OTA, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
The Work and Life of Indian IT Software Engineers in Japan
Conference:
Symposium on Purpose and Method of Administrative Reform-Comparison between China and Japan
Location:
Shantou(China)
Dates:
November 28 - December 2, 2008
Speaker:
Norihiro SASAKI, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Comparative Study of Institutional Reform of Central Government between China in 2008 and Japan in 2001
Conference:
Asian Social Policy Symposium : Social Policy, Communities and Development
Location:
Taipei(Taiwan)
Dates:
November 25 - 28, 2008
Speaker:
Shinichi SHIGETOMI, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Organizational Capability of Local Societies in Rural Development : A Comparison of Thailand and the Philippines
Conference:
Annual Conference of the Academy of Agricultural, Forestry, Livestock and Fishery Science
Location:
Nay Pyi Taw(Myanmar)
Dates:
July 23 - 29, 2008
Speaker:
Ikuko OKAMOTO, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Expanding Export, Profitability and the Changing Resources : A Case Study of Small – Scale Shrimp Fishing in Rakine Coastal Area
Conference:
20th European Conference of Modern South Asian Studies (ECMSAS)
Location:
Manchester(U.K)
Dates:
July 6 - 11, 2008
Speaker:
Hisaya ODA, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
The Impact of Return Migration on Household-wellbeing : Evidence from villages in Punjab, Pakistan
Conference:
Asia Competitiveness Forum 2008
Location:
Singapore(Singapore)
Dates:
May 21 - 24, 2008
Speaker:
Souknilanh KEOLA ,Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Case Studies of Country Competitiveness -The Lao Case-
Conference:
2008 TPSA International Conference on International Political Economy & Computational Approaches
Location:
Kaohsiung(Taiwan)
Dates:
May14 - 18, 2008
Speaker:
Hiroshi IKEGAMI ,Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
The Role of Taiwan Government in the International Aircargo Service
Conference:
Framing Legal and Human Rights Strategies for Change: A Case Study of Disability Rights in Asia
Location:
Seattle(U.S.A)
Dates:
April 23 - 28, 2008
Speaker:
Masayuki KOBAYASHI, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Access to Justice by Persons with Disabilities in China
Conference:
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Location:
Boston(U.S.A)
Dates:
April 15 - 21, 2008
Speaker:
Kenichi IMAI, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
A Divergent path of Industrial Upgrading
Conference:
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Location:
Boston(U.S.A)
Dates:
April 15 - 21, 2008
Speaker:
Momoko KAWAKAMI , Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Exploiting the Modularity of Value Chains : Inter-firm Dynamics of the Taiwanese Notebook PC Industry

2007

Conference:
International Workshop on “Japan and Peace in Asia”
Location:
Karachi(Pakistan)
Dates:
March 5,2007
Speaker:
Hisaya ODA, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
“Extrapolation of Future Pakistan-Japan Economic Ties”
Conference:
One-Day International Seminar on “Prospects of Pakistan-Japan Cooperation: Security, Political and Economic.
Location:
Jamshoro(Pakistan)
Dates:
March 6,2007
Speaker:
Hisaya ODA, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
“Extrapolation of Future Pakistan-Japan Economic Ties”
Conference:
Workshop on Child Rights and Child Labour
Location:
Hyderabad(India)
Dates:
February 17-18,2007
Speaker:
Hisaki KONO, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
“Experiments in Field Research: Its Potential for Microfinance and Child Rights Research”
Conference:
Workshop on Child Rights and Child Labour
Location:
Hyderabad(India)
Dates:
February 17-18,2007
Speaker:
Seiro ITO, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
“Child Labour and Female Empowerment in Andhra Pradesh”
Conference:
Pre-conference Workshop “Asian Drivers: China and India Shaping the Global Political Economy” for the 8th Annual GDN Conference
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
January 12-13,2007
Speaker:
Mai FUJITA, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Local Firms in Latecomer Developing Countries amidst China’s Rise- The case of Vietnam’s motorcycle industry ?pdf

2006

Conference:
Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research 9
Location:
Florianopolis(Brasil)
Dates:
December 6-9, 2006
Speaker:
Soya Mori, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Phonological and Phonetic features of Number Sings in JSL
Conference:
The 2nd East Asian Symposium on Environmental and Natural Resources Economics
Location:
Soul (Korea)
Dates:
November 30-December 1, 2006
Speaker:
Kenji OTSUKA, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Institutional Reforms Toward Sustainable River Governance: Challenges in Japan and China
Conference:
National Outlook Conference 2007-2008
Location:
Kuala Lumpur(Malaysia)
Dates:
December 5-6, 2006
Speaker:
Hiromichi OZEKI, Research Planning Department
Thesis:
Regional Dispersion of Industries in Japan
Conference:
The 8th International Institute of Industrial and Manufacturing Culture Conference
Location:
Singapore
Dates:
November 22-24, 2006
Speaker:
Junko MIZUNO, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
The differences of the technology transfer to China between the lift companies of Europe and Japanpdf
Conference:
The 10th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
November 18-19, 2006
Speaker:
Tatsufumi YAMAGATA, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Poverty Reduction through Export-Oriented Industrialization: The Case of the Garment Industry in Cambodia
Conference:
The 10th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
November 18-19, 2006
Speaker:
Yasushi UEKI, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
An Empirical Examination of Factors Promoting Industrial Clustering in Greater Bangkok, Thailand
Conference:
Northeast Universities Development Consortium Conference Location:Ithaca (U.S.A)
Location:
Ithaca (U.S.A)
Dates:
September 29-30, 2006
Speaker:
Hisaki KONO, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Is group Lending A Good Enforcement Scheme for Achieving High Repayment Rates? Evidence from Field Experiments in Vietnampdf
Conference:
National Statistical Conference 2006
Location:
Kuala Lumpur(Malaysia)
Dates:
September 4-5, 2006
Speaker:
Bo MENG, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
The changing pattern of spatial economic structure in Asia-Pacific Region: an analysis by using the 1985, 1990, 1995 and 2000 Asian International Input-Output Tablepdf
Conference:
5th International Conference on Industrial Clustering and Regional Development: “Innovating and Upgrading in China”
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
July 14-17, 2006
Speaker:
Akifumi KUCHIKI, Executive Vice President
Thesis:
The Flowchart Approach to Industrial Cluster Policy: Guangzhou’s Automobile industry Cluster
Conference:
5th International Conference on Industrial Clustering and Regional Development: “Innovating and Upgrading in China”
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
July 14-17, 2006
Speaker:
DING Ke, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
A Study of “Specialized Market” in Zhejiang Province
Conference:
2006 Myanmar/Burma Update Conference
Location:
Singapore
Dates:
July 17-18, 2006
Speaker:
Ikuko OKAMOTO, Area Studies Center
Thesis:
Transforming Myanmar’s Rice Marketing System
Conference:
The 19th Annual Conference of the Society for Disability Studies
Location:
Washington D.C.(U.S.A)
Dates:
June 14-17, 2006
Speaker:
Soya Mori, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
Reconsider sign Language Interpreter Setting Rule for International Convention from the viewpoint of social Model of Disabilitypdf
Conference:
16th Biennial Conference of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS2006)
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
June 12-16, 2006
Speaker:
Yasushi UEKI, Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Industrial Agglomeration and Regional Growth in south Korea in the end of the 1990s
Conference:
Manual of China International Recycling Conference 2006
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
May 27-28, 2006
Speaker:
Michikazu KOJIMA, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
A Current Trade Flows in Recyclable Resources within Asia
Conference:
Expert Group Meeting on Eco-Efficiency in North-East Asia, 2006
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
May 25-26, 2006
Speaker:
Michikazu KOJIMA, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
3R Policy in Japan and International Recycling and Reuse in Asia
Conference:
Second Green Growth Policy Dialogu Role of Public Policy and Provinding Sustainable Consumption policies: Resource Saving Society and Green Growth
Location:
Beijing (China)
Dates:
May 23-25, 2006
Speaker:
Michikazu KOJIMA, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
Thesis:
‘Mottainai’ concept and International Recycling and Reuse in Asia
Conference:
2006 Spring Meeting, Japan Society of Monetary Economics
Location:
Waseda University
Dates:
April 29-30, 2006
Speaker:
Jun Saito (Area Studies Center)
Conference:
APEC Reforms and Evolving Trends: New Ideas for Materializing Busan Roadmap and Making Hanoi Plan
Location:
Hanoi, Vietnam
Dates:
April 27-28, 2006
Speaker:
Daisuke Hiratsuka, Director General of Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Initiatives towards for Enhancing and Ensuring Production Networks in the Asia-Pacific Regionpdf
Conference:
ASEAN-UNCTAD Annual Seminar on Key Issues of FDI: Outward FDI from Asia
Location:
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Dates:
April 10-11, 2006
Speaker:
Daisuke Hiratsuka, Director General of Development Studies Center
Thesis:
Outward FDI from ASEAN and Intraregional FDI in ASEAN: Trends and Driverspdf