14 March 2016 updated on 11 Feb. !
To our great delight, three eminent researchers on economic history will stay at Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study (HIAS) in March as informed on our webpage (http://hias.ad.hit-u.ac.jp/en/eminent-researchers/list-of-eminent-researchers). Using this opportunity, we will have an one-day workshop on Economic Development in East Asia.
HIAS One-Day Workshop on Economic Development in East Asia
We look forward to your participation.
Date:Monday 14 March 2016
Venue: HIAS Seminar Room (Facultu Building II, Room517)
Hosting Institute: HIAS, Hitotsubashi University
Co-Hosting Institute: Institute of Economic Research (IER), Hitotsubashi University
Organizer: Kyoji Fukao (Iinstitute of Econoic Research, Hitotsubbashi University)
Contact: 042 – 580 – 8359 (Ext. 8359) (Y. Moriyama) after the deadline
042 – 580 – 8604 (Ext. 8604) (M. Uesaka)
Registration(updated): If you would like to participate in the work shop, please send us e-mail using the “Contact Us” in upper right corner of this page or directly contact Uesaka at HIAS. We will offer the participant LUNCH for free. Should you have dietary
requirements, do not hesitate to tell us. Please also inform us about your attendance at the social dinner.
Dead line is 1 March.
Each presentation schedule includes discussion of 20 minutes.
10:15–10:30 ===== Welcome Coffee =====
Chair Person of Morning Session: Leigh Shaw-Taylor (University of Cambridge)
10:30–11:40 Herman de Jong (University of Groningen and Hitotsubashi University)
“Measuring China’s Performance in the World Economy: A Benchmark Comparison Starting from Manufacturing:
China, the US, and the UK ca. 1910 (with Ye Ma)”
11:40–12:50 Pierre van der Eng (Australian National University and Hitotsubashi University)
“140 Years of Industrialisation in Indonesia, 1870-2010: Explaining Phases of Growth of Manufacturing Output”
12:50–13:50 ===== Lunch (Bento and some fruits) =====
Chair Person of Afternoon Session: Anthony Wray (Hitotsubashi University)
13:50–15:00 Jean-Pascal Bassino (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and Hitotsubashi University)
“Biological Wellbeing and Numeracy in 19th Century Philippines”
15:00–15:20 ======= Coffee Break =======
15:20–16:30 Chiaki Moriguchi (Hitotsubashi University)
“Geopolitics and Asia’s Little Divergence:
A Comparative Analysis of State Building in China and Japan After 1850 (with Mark Koyama and Tuan-Hwee Sng)”
16:30–17:40 Osamu Saito (Hitotsubashi University)
“Growth and Inequality in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Japan”
18:00–19:30 ===== Social Dinner (Buffet at IER:Charged) =====