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GSID seminars in the academic year 2006

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Open Seminar on Poverty Measurements

Speaker: Lecturer: Dr. Hamonangan Ritonga (Task Manager, Poverty (Social Resilience) Measurements/ National Statistical Agency (BPS) of Indonesia)
Date and Time: 14:30-16:00, February 28 (Wed), 2007
Theme 1: Development of Empowerment Index for Monitoring Regional Performance in the development of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises
Theme 2. Development of Proxy Indicators for Monitoring Poverty at District Level: The Pilot Study in Six District Level.


GSID Open Seminar on Poverty Measurements

Speaker: Dr. Hamonangan Ritonga, Task Manager, Povetry (Social Resilience) Measurements National Statistical Agency (BPS) of Indonesia
Date and Time: 14:45-16:45, February 2 (Friday), 2007
Venue: No.1 Conference Room (8th floor), GSID, Nagoya University
Title of Presentation: Developing a local-specific approach to poverty/welfare monitoring in Indonesia under Decentralization: A pilot study in the District of Sumba Timur


International Workshop: Regional Economic Integration and Growth, Distribution and Poverty in East Asia
See the following PDF file for details.
http://www.gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp/global/research/seminar/doc/WorkshopJan07.pdf

GSID Special Seminar (by Dr. Charles R. Aanenson)

Topic: ODA Reform in the U.S. and Japan: Purposes and Prospects
Speaker: Dr. Charles R. Aanenson, Counselor for International Development, U.S. Embassy Tokyo
Discussant: Dr. Tetsuo Matsumoto, Professor, International Cooperation Center for Agricultural Education, Nagoya University
Moderator: Dr. Aya Okada, Professor, GSID, Nagoya University
Closing Remarks: Mr. Michael Turner, Director, Nagoya American Center
Date & Time: January 26, 2007 (Friday), 14:00 – 16:00
Venue: Multi-purpose Auditorium, 8th Floor, GSID Building, Nagoya University


GSID Open Seminars on GTAP model (6)

Seminar Series on GTAP (Global Trade Analysis Project) Model and its Application
Speaker: Dr. Ken Itakura (Visiting fellow, GSID; Assistant Professor, Nagoya City University)
Date & Time: January 25 (Thu), 2007 10:30-12:00


GSID Open Seminars on GTAP model (5)

Seminar Series on GTAP (Global Trade Analysis Project) Model and its Application
Speaker: Dr. Ken Itakura (Visiting fellow, GSID; Assistant Professor, Nagoya City University)
Date & Time: January 18 (Thu), 2007 10:30-12:00


GSID Open Seminars on GTAP model (4)

Seminar Series on GTAP (Global Trade Analysis Project) Model and its Application
Speaker: Dr. Ken Itakura (Visiting fellow, GSID; Assistant Professor, Nagoya City University)
Date & Time: January 11(Thu), 2007 10:30-12:00


GSID Open Seminar on Decentralization (by Dr. Sumedi, BAPPENAS)

Seminar Topic: Decentralization
Speaker: Dr. Sumedi Andono Mulyo (Head of Division, Regional Development and Autonomy, National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) of Indonesian Government)
Date & Time: December 19 (Tuesday), 3-5 pm. (90-minute presentation followed by Q&As)
Location: No.1 Conference Room (GSID, 8th floor)


GSID Open Seminar

Date: December 7 (Thursday.) 10:30-12:00
Venue: No.1 Conference room (8F)

Theme: My Life as an International Development Specialist (the Relevance of Japan's Post WWII Experience to International Development)
Speaker: Mr. Kunio D. KIKUCHI
September 2000-Present: Senior Advisor, Masaoka and Associates, Inc.
January 1970 - September 2000: The World Bank Group; International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/International Development Association (The World Bank), and International Finance Corporation (IFC), Former GSID Visiting fellow.

*Lecture will be given in English.

(Inquiry to: Prof. Osada)


GSID Open Seminars on GTAP model (by Prof. Itakura)
Seminar Series on "GTAP (Global Trade Analysis Project) Model and its Application"
Lecturer: Dr. Ken Itakura (Visiting fellow, GSID; Assistant Professor, Nagoya City University)
Venue: No 8 Seminar Room
Date and time: 10:30-12:00 of the following days.

Schedule:
(1) November 30(Thursday)
(2) December 14(Thursday)
(3) December 21(Thursday)
(4) January 11(Thursday)
(5) January 18(Thursday)
(6) January 25(Thursday)

Notes
1. This seminar series are mainly designed for M2 and Doctoral students who are going to use GTAP model, and who is actually facing the problems in its
application.
2. The first two seminars will be a quick review of the GTAPmodel. The remaining four seminars will take up problems faced by students. Therefore, those who are going to join this seminar series should attend the first seminar and consult with Prof. Itakura.
Inquiry to Prof. Osada (DID)

GSID Open Seminar (by Dr. Anandhi S.)
Date: November 17, 2006, 16:30 - 18:00 pm
Venue: GSID 1st Lecture Room (6F)
Speaker: Dr. Anandhi S. (GSID Visiting Scholar)
Topic: Work, Caste, Gender under Multinational Economy: A Case of Tamilnadu, India

GSID Open Seminar on Poverty Reduction (by Dr. Sumedi, BAPPENAS)
Speaker: Dr. Sumedi Andono Mulyo
National Development Planning Agency of Indonesia (BAPPENAS)
Topic: Poverty Reduction in Indonesia: The Main Policies and Its Impacts
Date and Time: November 14 (Tue), 15:00-17:00
Location: No.1 Conference Room, 8th floor, GSID Bldg.
See the following PDF file for details.
http://www.gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp/global/research/seminar/doc/OpenSeminar_061114.pdf

GSID Seminar (Mr. Long Sophat)
Date: November 8 (Wed.) 15:00-16:30
Venue: No.1 Conference room (8F)
Theme: Cambodia's Recent Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction
Speaker: Mr. Long Sophat
(Lecturer, Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia)
(Inquiry to: Prof. Osada)

Dr. Michael Barlow gives a talk on Corpora, chunks, and schemata
Visit the following Website
http://oscar.gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp/project/barlow/

Job Seminar: Institute of Developing Economies
Job Seminar: Institute of Developing Economies
Date and Time: Tuesday, October, 10 13:00-14:30
Venue: Multi-purpose Auditorium (8F) , GSID
Contents: mainly in Japanese, partly in English
(1)Introduction of IDE
(2) Application procedure for job opening(researcher) in April 2007
(3) Qs and As
Speaker: Mr. Taizo TSUBOI (IDE)
See the following URL for details.
http://www.ide.go.jp/English/Recruit/  (English)
Inquiry: Prof. Osada (Extension 4962)

GSID Seminar
Date and time: October 5 (Thursday), 2006 , 11:00 - 12:00
Venue: No.1 conference room, GSID
Speaker: Dr. Waranya ATCHARIYACHANVANICH (JSPS postdoctoral fellow)
Theme: "Implications of International Differences in Determinants of
Monetary Policy Framework on Price Stability: Inferences from Fifty-Two Central Banks in the Late 1990s"
*Dr. Waranya's paper on this topic is available from the following page (GSID Discussion Paper Series No.143)
http://www.gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp/bpub/research/public/paper/index.html
Inquiry to Prof. Osada (ex. 4962)

Home Coming Day: Events in GSID
Date and Time: Saturday, September 30)
See the following URL for details.
http://www.gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp/osada/hcd/hcde.htm

Visiting Scholar Lecture Series/Seminar in Development Microeconomics
Lecturer: Dr. Yasuyuki SAWADA, Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo, Visiting Scholar, GSID, Nagoya University (April-September 2006)
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Place: GSID 8F Auditorium
Language: English
Schedule:
Lecture Series for Graduate Students:
Part I 11:00-12:00 Evaluation of Education policies -A Case of EDUCO program in El Salvador
Part II 13:00-14:20 Economics of Risk and Poverty I-Evidence
Part III 14:30-15:50 Economics of Risk and Poverty II-Theory and Evidence

Seminar for Graduate Students and Faculty
16:10-17:40 Title: The Impact of Natural and Manmade Disasters on Household Welfare


the Lectures by Dr. Mohamed Shariff Anees, Visiting Scholar of GSID
Lecture No. 1
Date: 18:30 -20:00 Friday July 21
Place: Conference Room No. 1 GSID( 8th Floor),Nagoya University
Lecturer: Dr. Mohamed Shariff Anees, Senior Lecturer of Political Science Department, University of Colombo (currently Visiting Scholar of GSID, Nagoya University)
Title of the Lecture: "Dilemmas in Sri Lanka's Peace Process: Demand for a Muslim Separate Delegation"

Lecture No. 2
Date: 18:00 -19:30 Monday July 24
Place: Conference Room No. 1 GSID( 8th Floor),Nagoya University
Lecturer: Dr. Mohamed Shariff Anees, Senior Lecturer of Political Science Department, University of Colombo (currently Visiting Scholar of
GSID, Nagoya University)
Title of the Lecture: "The Ethnic Cleansing of the Northern Muslims: A Forgotton Issue in Sri Lanka's Peace Process".

Career Development Seminar: for the people who are seeking Jobs in International Development and Cooperation
Date: Friday, 21st July 2006, 15:00-17:30
Venue: The Auditorium, 8th Floor of GSID Building
Language: ENGLISH.

GSID Open Seminar
Date and Time: July 7, 2006 16:30 - 18:00
Venue: 1st Meeting Room (GSID Building, 8F)
Speaker: Dr. Jun Akamine, Associate Professor, Nagoya City University
Topic: Conservation of bio-diversity and fishery culture: a holoturian case

GSID Open Seminar
Date: 08:45-10:15 Thursday 6th July.
Venue: GSID Lecture Room 1
Theme: Community Development Initiatives - participation, commitment and autonomous -initiatives-
Speaker: Dr. Yoshinobu Sato, Professor, Nagasaki Wesleyan University
Language: English(question and answer will be in Japanese with English interpretation by Nishikawa)
Contact: Nishikawa (DID)

the Lecture by Prof. Saito Fumihiko, Visiting Scholar of GSID
Topic: Decentralization and Commons: An Attempt to explore sustainability
Date: 18:15 to 20:00 June 29 (Thursday)
Place: Conference Room No. 1 GSID( 8th Floor), Nagoya University
Lecturer: Prof. Saito Fumihiko, from Ryukoku University (a specialist of African politics and development studies)

IDB Seminar
Speaker: Mr. Masahiko Ishida
Date and Time: Tue. June 27, 18:00-19:30
Venue: 1st Conference room, 8F, GSID
Language: English

GSID Open Seminar on Rural Development
Date and Time: June,13,2006 on (Tuesday) 16:30 C 18:00
Place: 1st Conference Room, GSID 8F
Title: Social Economic Aspects of India's Development
Language: English
Speaker: Prof. Dr. N. Narayanasamy Professor of Extension Education, Faculty of Rural Development Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Gandhigram Tamil Nadu, India
Moderator: Prof. Otsubo

Seminar on "A Primer on 'Sovereign Rating': The Role of Credit Ratings in the International Finance
Date & Time: May 31, 2006 (Wednesday) 15:00 to 16:30
Venue: 1st Conference Room, GSID 8F
Title: A Primer on "Sovereign Rating" : The Role of Credit Ratings in the International Finance
Language: English
Speakers: Messrs. Yoshihisa Tsuruoka and Kenji Sekiguchi, Rating and Investment Information, Inc.

Seminar on Pro-poor intervention strategies in irrigated agriculture in Asia
Title: Pro-poor intervention strategies in irrigated agriculture in Asia
Speaker: Dr. Intizar Hussain, Executive Director, International Network on Participatory Irrigation Management (INPIM)
Date and Time: April 10 (Mon) from 16:00-18:00
Venue: 1st Conference room, 8F, GSID
Language: English




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