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July 31 and August 1, 2009
AS 7, Seminar Room ABC, Level 1
National University of Singapore

Day 1: Friday, July 31
Registration 08:30-09:00
Opening 09:00-09:15
Sesssion 1   Chair: Kazuo Mino
  09:15-09:45 Wai-Hong Ho (Macau), Credit Market Development and Human Capital Accumulation
  09:45-10:15 Takuma Kunieda (Ryukoku), Akihisa Shibata (Kyoto), Chaotic Business Fluctuations and Credit Market Imperfections
  10:15-10:45 Yunfang Hu (Tohoku), Kazuo Mino (Kyoto), Financial Integration and Aggregate Stability
Break 10:45-11:00 Break
Sesssion 2   Chair: Marten Hillebrand
  11:00-11:30 George Kudrna (UNSW), Alan Woodland (UNSW), Superannuation Tax Reforms in a Life-Cycle Framework
  11:30-12:00 Marten Hillebrand (Karlsruhe), On the Optimal Size of Social Security in the Presence of Stock Market
Keynote 12:00-13:00 Costas Azariadis (WUSTL), Leo Kaas (Konstanz), Capital Misallocation and Aggregate Factor Productivity
Lunch 13:00-14:00 Lunch
Session 3   Chair: Chong K. Yip
  14:00-14:30 Tomoo Kikuchi (NUS), George Vachadze (Bielefeld), Self-fulfilling Expectations in an OLG Model with Credit Market Imperfection
  14:30-15:00 Aditya Goenka (NUS),  Manh-Hung Nguyen (Toulouse), A simple proof of the existence of competitive equilibrium in an optimal growth model with elastic labor supply and the smoothness of policy function
  15:00-15:30 Tsz-Nga Won (WUSTL), Chong K. Yip (CUHK), Technology Assimilation and Growth
Break 15:30-15:45 Break
Session 4   Chair: Ali Khan
  15:45-16:15 Stefano Bosi (Lille), Lionel Ragot (Lille), Time, Bifurcations and Economic Application
  16:15-16:45 Ali Khan (JHU), Adriana Piazza (Chile), On the Mitra-Wan Forestry Model: A Unified Analysis
Keynote 16:45-17:45 Volker Böhm (Bielefeld), George Vachdaze (Bielefeld),  Inequality of Nations Through Bond Market Integration
Dinner 18:00
Day 2: Saturday, August 1
Sesssion 1   Chair: Mark Weder
  09:00-09:30 George Alessandria (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia), Horag Choi (Auckland), Do Falling Iceberg Costs Account for Recent US Export Growth?
  09:30-10:00 Timothy Kam (ANU), Junsang Lee (ANU), Money, Interest, Prices and Capital Flows
  10:00-10:30 Sharon Harrison (Columbia), Mark Weder (Adelaide), Technological Change and the Roaring Twenties: A Neoclassical Perspective
Break 10:30-10:45 Break
Sesssion 2   Chair: John Stachurski
  10:45-11:15 James Bullard (Federal Resserve Bank of St. Louis), Aarti Singh (Sydney), Learning and the Great Moderation
  11:15-11:45 Richard Anton Braun (U Tokyo), Huyu Li (U Tokyo), John Stachurski (Kyoto), Computing Densities and Expecations in Stochastic Recursive Economies: Generalized Look-Ahead Techniques
Keynote 11:45:12:45 Nishimura Kazuo (Kyoto), Jean-Philippe Garnier (GREQUAM), Alain Venditti (GREQUAM), Local Indeterminacy in Continuous-time Models: the Role of Returns to Scale
Lunch 12:45-13:45 Lunch
Session 3   Chair: Basant K. Kapur
  13:45-14:15 Masaya Sakuragawa (Keio), Bubbles and Global Imbalance
  14:15-14:45 Basant K. Kapur (NUS), The South As an Innovator Too: Factor Endowments, North-South Trade, and Endogenous Growth
Break 15:45-15:00 Break
Session 4   Chair:  Julen Esteban-Pretel
  15:00-15:30 Marco Guerrazzi (Pisa), Stochastic Dynamics and Matching in the Old Keynesian Economics: A Rationale for the Shimer’s Puzzle
  15:30-16:00 Julen Esteban-Pretel (U Tokyo, GRIPS), Ryo Nakajima (Tsukuba), Ryuichi Tanaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology), TFP Growth Slowdown and the Japanese Labor Market in the 1990s