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The Public Symposium for the Research Project
"The Second East Asian Miracle?: Political Economy of Asian Responses to the 1997/98 and 2008/09 Crises"

Day February 27, 2012(Mon)
10:00-18:00(9:15 - Registration Open)
Place JICA-RI, International Conference Hall
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Contents

                                                                Program(Tentative)

Opening Remarks (10:00 - 10:05):
・Akio Hosono (JICA Research Institute)

1st Session (10:05 - 11:50) : Crises and Responses in Comparative Perspective
Session Chair: Yun Han Chu (Academia Sinica)

・“Global Finance and Two Asian Crises”
  T.J. Pempel (University of California, Berkeley)
・ “Japan: Political Economy of Long Stagnation”
  Keiichi Tsunekawa (JICA Research Institute)
・“Reflections on the Role of the Banking Sector in China and Korea's Export-led Growth” 
  Jean-Claude Maswana (JICA Research Institute)

Discussants: Kenji Aramaki (University of Tokyo) and Thomas Pepinsky (Cornell University)

Lunch (12:00 - 13:15) 

2nd Session (13:20 - 15:05) : National Experiences of Economic Management 1
Session Chair: T.J. Pempel

・“The Politics of Economic Upgrading in Export-Oriented Southeast Asia”
  Richard Doner (Emory University)
・“Between Economic and Political Crises: Thailand’s Contested Free Trade Agreements”
  Thitinan Pongsudhirak (Chulalongkorn University)
・“99 Problems (But A Crisis Ain’t One): Political Business and External Vulnerability in Island Southeast Asia”
  Thomas Pepinsky (Cornell University)

Discussants: Yuri Sato (Institute of Developing Economies) and Whasun Jho (Yonsei University)

Break (15:05 - 15:25)

3rd Session (15:25 - 17:10) : National Experiences of Economic Management 2
Session Chair: Richard Doner

・”Unraveling the Enigma of East Asian Economic Resiliency: The Case of Taiwan”
  Yun-han Chu
・“Roads to Privatization: Strategic Privatization in the Korean Public Sectors”
  Whasun Jho
・“Financial Restructuring after the 1997 Crisis and Impact of the Lehman Shock: Path Dependence of Financial Systems in Korea and Thailand
  Yasunobu Okabe (JICA Research Institute)

Discussants: Yuichi Takayasu (Daito Bunka University) and Thitinan Pongsudhirak

Closing Remarks (17:10 - 17:15):
・Keiichi Tsunekawa 

* Several changes have been made from the previous version of this notice. Please refer to the sections in italics.


 

Organizer JICA
Language English (with English/Japanese Simultaneous Interpretation)
Fee Free
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Capacity 100 People
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