NBER-TCER-CEPR

 

20th Anniversary Conference on Financial Globalization

 

Takeo Hoshi and Takatoshi Ito, Organizers

 

September 4-5, 2007

 

Academy Hills

49th Floor Mori Building

Roppongi Hills, 6-10-1 Roppongi

Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-6149, Japan

 

 

Program

 

Tuesday, September 4:

 

 

 

Chair: Takatoshi Ito, University of Tokyo, TCER, CEPR and NBER

 

 

9:00 am

Nicolas Coeurdacier and Philippe Martin, Universit Paris I and CEPR

 

The Geography of Asset Trade and the Euro: Insiders and Outsiders

 

 

 

Discussant: Ryuzo Miyao, Kobe University and TCER

 

 

10:00 am

Break

 

 

10:30 am

Mark Spiegel, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

 

Monetary and Financial Integration: Evidence from the EMU

 

 

 

Discussant: Linda Goldberg, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and NBER

 

 

11:30 am

Barry Eichengreen, UC, Berkeley, CEPR and NBER

 

Sudarat Ananchotikul, UC, Berkeley

 

Corporate Governance Reform in Emerging Markets: How Much, Why, and with What Effects?

 

 

 

Discussant: Takeo Hoshi, UC, San Diego and NBER

 

 

12:30 pm

Lunch

 

 

 

Chair: Takeo Hoshi, UC, San Diego and NBER

 

 

1:30 pm

Philip R. Lane, Trinity College Dublin and CEPR

 

Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, IMF and CEPR

 

Where Did All the Borrowing Go? A Forensic Analysis of the U.S. External Position

 

 

 

Discussant: Shinji Takagi, Osaka University and TCER

 

 

2:30 pm

Break

 

 

3:00 pm

Sebastian Edwards, UC, Los Angeles and NBER

 

Financial Globalization, Sequencing of Reforms, and Macroeconomic Vulnerability: A Latin American View

 

 

 

Discussant: Masahiro Kawai, ADBI and TCER

 

 

4:00 pm

Koichi Hamada, Yale University

 

Yasushi Okada, ESRI

 

Two Decades after the Plaza: A Package of Mixed Blessings

 

 

 

Discussant: Mitsuhiro Fukao, Keio University and TCER

 

 

5:00 pm

Adjourn

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All TRIO conference participants are invited to the following Lehman Bros. event:

 

 

6:00 pm

Panel Discussion (Auditorium - same floor)

 

Wither Financial Globalization

 

 

 

Panelists: Sebastian Edwards, Barry Eichengreen, Takatoshi Ito and Richard Portes

 

Moderator: Kazuo Ueda, University of Tokyo and TCER

 

 

7:30 pm

Reception and Buffet Dinner (Sky Studio - same floor)

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Wednesday, September 5:

 

 

 

Chair: Takeo Hoshi, UC, San Diego and NBER

 

 

9:00 am

Toshitaka Sekine, Bank of Japan and TCER

 

Another Look at Global Disinflation

 

 

 

Discussant: Tsutomu Watanabe, Hitotsubashi University and TCER

 

 

10:00 am

Break

 

 

10:30 am

Richard Portes, London Business School, CEPR and NBER

 

On the Euro

 

 

11:10 am

Takatoshi Ito, University of Tokyo, TCER, CEPR and NBER

 

On the Yen

 

 

11:50 am

General Discussion on the Dollar, the Euro, and the Yen: Past, Present and the Future

 

 

12:30 pm

Conference Adjourns

 

 

 

 

Useful Links

 

Venue: Academy Hills, 49th floor, Roppongi Hills, Roppongi, Tokyo

6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-6149, Japan; TEL: +81-3-6406-6220

http://www.academyhills.com/english/aboutus/mission_and_vision/index.html

http://www.roppongihills.com/en/access_service/index.html

 

Hotel: InterContinental ANA Hotel:

http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/ic/1/en/hotel/tyohc?_requestid=326204

 

History of TRIO conference:

http://www.e.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~tito/trio.htm

 

Journal of the Japanese and International Economies:

http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622903/description#description

 

 

 

 

 

8/30/07