Winter International Trade Seminar (WITS)


Date :
Sunday 4 Mar 2018, 09:00 → 17:30 Asia/Tokyo

3F (Otaru University of Commerce, Sapporo Satellite, Sapporo55 Bld.)

1.Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S), Grant No. 26220503, “Diverse Risk Assessment in the Global Economy from the Viewpoint of International Economics”
2.Otaru University of Commerce


  • 09:00 → 09:10
    Opening Remarks
    given by Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)
  • 09:10 → 11:30
    Session 1
    Chair: Taiji Furusawa (Hitotsubashi University)

    • 09:10(1h)
      What is a Foreign Firm and does it Matter?
      Discussant: Tran Trang (Hitotsubashi University)
      Speaker: Pascalis Raimondos (Queensland University of Technology)
    • 10:20(1h)
      The Impact of a Natural Disaster on Foreign Direct Investment and Vertical Linkages
      Discussant:Misato Sato (Kyoto Sangyo University)
      Speaker: Hayato Kato (Keio University)
  • 11:30 → 15:00
    Session II
    Chair: Lex Zhao (Kobe University)

    • 11:30(1h)
      Intellectual Property Infringement by Imports and the US ITC: the Role of Injunctive Relief
      Discussant: Yoko Sakamoto (University of Wisconsin & Hitotsubashi University)
      Speaker: James Brander (University of British Columbia)
    • 12:30(1h 30m)
    • 14:00(1h)
      Open-Access Renewable Resources and Urban Unemployment: Dual Institutional Failures in a Small Open Economy
      Discussant: Haitao Cheng (Hitotsubashi University)
      Speaker: Ichiro Daito (Keio University)
  • 15:10 → 17:20
    Session III
    Chair: Yoichi Sugita (Hitotsubashi University)

    • 15:10(1h)
      Multichannel Distribution under International Oligopoly
      Discussant: Kunihiko Sato (Hitotsubashi University)
      Speaker: Cong Pan (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)
    • 16:20(1h)
      Nurturing an Infant Industry by Markovian Subsidy Schemes
      Discussant: Makoto Tanaka (Hitotsubashi University)
      Speaker: Ngo Van Long (McGill University)
  • 17:20 → 17:30
    Closing Remarks
    given by Chisato Shibayama (Otaru University of Commerce)