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Asian Economic Outlook and Challenges to Growth and Stability
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Asian Economic Outlook and Challenges to Growth and Stability

 

This conference consists of an opening roundtable and four sessions. In the roundtable, four keynote speakers will discuss on the topic of “Global Challenges and Asian Economic Outlook.” In the sessions, academic papers, focusing on mid-term and long-term issues in the region, will be presented.

 

Date: November 23 2018 (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Venue: Asiatic Research Institute, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Host: Asiatic Research Institute (ARI); Korea University;

Brain Korea 21 Plus Economics Research Group

Sponsors: National Research Foundation of Korea

 

Time

Program

09:00-09:20

Registration

09:20-09:30

Opening Remarks

Jong-Wha Lee (Director of Asiatic Research Institute, Korea University)

Sung Jin Kang (Director of Brain Korea 21 Plus Economics Research Group,

Korea University)

09:30-11:00

Opening Roundtable:Global Challenges and Asian Economic Outlook

*Each speaker will have about 10 minutes followed by discussions.

Moderator: Jong-Wha Lee (Korea University)

Panelists

Arief Ramayandi (Asian Development Bank)

Charles Yuji Horioka (Asian Growth Research Institute)

Qian Jun (Fudan University)

Jinhyuk Yoo (Bank of Korea)

11:00-11:10

Coffee break

11:10-12:30

Session 1: Financial Markets and Leverage

Moderator: Jang-ok Cho (Sogang University)

Presenters

Qian Jun (Fudan University)

“Chinese shadow banking system”

Kwanho Shin (Korea University) & Donghyun Park (ADB)

“Debts and Depth of Recessions”

Discussants

Kuk Mo Jung (Hanyang University)

Jiseob Kim (Yonsei University)

12:30-13:40

Lunch

13:40-15:00

Session 2: Fiscal and Monetary Policy

Moderator: Soyoung Kim (Seoul National University)

Takayuki Tsuruga (Osaka University)

“Money-Financed Fiscal Stimulus:

Arief Ramayandi (ADB)

“Macroprudential policy”

Discussants

Joon Young Hur (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)

Dong Heon Kim, (Korea University)

15:00-15:10

Coffee Break

15:10-16:30

Session 3: International Trade and Finance

Moderator: Innwon Park (Korea University)

Presenters

Juthathip Jongwanich (Thammasat University)

“Export Dynamism and Economic Growth: Evidence from Thailand”

Cheolbeom Park (Korea University)

“Rare Disasters and Exchange Rates: An Empirical Investigation of South Korean Exchange Rates under Tension between the Two Koreas”

Discussants

Woo Jin Choi (Korea Development Institute)

Ju Hyun Pyun (Korea University)

16:30-16:40

Coffee Break

16:40-18:00

Session 4: Saving Behaviors

Moderator: Kwanho Shin (Korea University)

Presenters

Yoko Niimi (Asian Growth Research Institute)

“Does Marriage Really Help Women Accumulate Wealth? Evidence from Japan”

Charles Yuji Horioka (Asian Growth Research Institute)

“Completing the Solution to the Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle"

Discussants

Dain Wie (GRIPS & Korea University)

Kiseok Hong (Ewha Womans University)

18:00-18:10

Closing

18:30-20:30

Dinner

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