Forthcomming Conference & Seminars

3-5 September 2012
International Conference on Structural Economic Dynamics Click here
Guest : Prof. L.L.Pasinetti (Univ. Cattoloca del SacroCuare)
at Meiji University

Past seminars
March 21-22.
ost Keynesian Economics Seminar

at Meiji University

21 March
Financial Accelerator and Real Estate Transaction in Japan
Prof. K.Tabata (Nishogakusha Unievrsity)
Prof. Y.Kawaguchi(Wsaeda University)
Chair: Prof. M.Kasamatsu (Waseda University)

Wicksell Cumulative Process and Growth Path

Mr. Ishii (Ph.D student, Yokohama National University)

Invited Lecture
"The Second-End of Laissez-Faire --  Disequilibrium Dynamics Revisited"
Prof. Katsuhito Iwai (Emeritus Professor, University of Tokyo)
Chair: Prof. Takashi Yagi (Meiji University)

22 March

"Corridar Stable Trade Cycle made by Independent Expenditure"
Prof. Osaka (Associate Professor, Toyama University)
Chair: Prof. Toichiro Asada (Chuo University)

General Assembly
Chair: Prof. Yoriaki Fujimori (Waseda University)

"Dynamics of the Uno-Ito "crisis" Model"
Mr. Daisuke Kumazawa(Ph.D Student, Ritsumeikan University)
Chair: Dr.Hiroyuki Yoshida (Nihon University)

14:45-16:00The creation of the Argentine Central Bank and the British mission of Sir Otto Niemeyer to Argentina in 1933
Florencia Sember()
Chair : Prof. Masao Ishikura (Hitotsubasi University)

January 21, 2012

International Seminar at Meiji University

14:00-14:45 Mr Li Bangi (Ph.D Student of Waseda University)
15:00-15:45 Prof. Takashi Yagi (Meiji University)
16:00-17:30 Prof.Christian Bidard (University of Paris
Ouest-Nanterre La Défense)

December 25, 2011
Seminar at Waseda University

International Conference on Post Keynesian Economics
Invited Speaker: Professor G.C.Harcourt

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August 26-27, 2011
Seminar at Shinshu University

June 25, 2011
Seminar at Meiji University


March 22-23,2011 at Meiji University

International Seminar on Economics in the Financial Crisis

Invited Speaker:


**This conference was postponed to September 14-16**

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December 25, 2010
Mr. Katsuya Hirai(Waseda Univ.)
Prof. Kazunori Watanabe(Nishogakusha University)
Dr.H.Sasaki(Kyoto University)
and Dr Shinya Fujita(Nagoya University)
Guest Speaker:
Prof. Yoshinori Shiozawa(Chuo University)

September 4-6 at Meiji University
International Conference on Production and Distribution

Invited Speakers:

Prof.Heinz D. Kurz
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August 7, 2010
13:30-15:40 Sraffa Seminar In Japanese
Prof. Morio Fujii(Nihon University)
Prof.Yuichi Matsumoto(Kwansei Gakuin University)
Prof.Takashi Yagi(Meiji University)
Prof.Toichiro Asada(Chuo University)

March 15-16, 2010Anual Meeting of the Society
March 15, 2010 at Meiji University
"The management stability of shinkin banks:An examination by split population duration model"
Dr. K.Iwamoto(Lecturer (Part-time), Gunma Univ.)

13:40-14:00 General meeting

Lecture by Prof. S.Akashi(Seijo Univ)
16:00-17:40 30th Anniversary Lecture will be given by
Professor Hirofumi Uzawa
(Emeritus Professor, the University of Tokyo)

18:00-20:00 Dinner

March 16. 2010 at Meiji University
"Macroeconomic stabilization policy: An extension of the Dornbusch-Fisher model"
Dr. Hiroyuki Yoshida (Nihon University)
"Securitization of Loan Assets and the Theory of Endogenous Money Supply"

Prof. M.Ishikura(Hitotsubashi Univ)
"Harrodian Dynamics and Hoover Curve"
Prof. Y.Niisato(Toyama Univ)
"Productivity,Distribution and Real Wage"
Prof.T.Yagi (Meiji Univ)


October 5, 2009
Topic: Approximate Surrogate Production Functions
Prof. Bertram Schefold
Place : Meiji University, Liberty Tower room 1145


October 3, 2009

Topic: Endogenous Adaptive Dynamics in Pasinetti Model of Structural Change

Prof. Antonio D'agata ( Universita degli Studi di Catania)
Place : Meiji University, Liberty Tower room 1085

September 5-6, 2009
The Ricardian -Post Keynesian Joint International Seminar
September 5, 2009
Nishogakusha University, Main Building, Room 702
  ADDRESS: 6-16, Sanban-cho, Chiyodaku, Tokyo, 102-8336.
September 6, 2009
Meiji University,   Building : Academy Common,
  Room 309G (9th Floor)
  ADDRESS: 1-1, Kandasurugadai, Chiyodaku,Tokyo,101-8301.

September 5
10:00-10:05 Openning Address
Prof. Kazunori Watanabe
(The President of Nishogakusha University)
10:05-12:05   Session 1 
‘Hoover Curve of Harrodian Dynamics’
Prof. Yasutaka Niisato(Toyama University)
‘International Reserves, growth and effective demand’
Dr.Moritz Alberto Cruz
(Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico(UNAM))
Prof. Takashi Yagi(Meiji University)
12:05-13:30   Lunch
13:30-15:30   Session 2 
‘Money, Credit and the State: Post Keynesian Theory  of Credit Money and Chartalism’
Dr.Atsushi Naito(Ohtsuki City College)
‘Two Generations of Path Dependence’
Prof. Mogens Ove Madse
n(Aalborg University)
Prof. Yasutaka Niisato(Toyama University)
15:30-15:50 Coffee Break
15:50-17:50 Session 3 
‘The Dynamism of Labour Market, Income Distribution, and Technical Change in Relation to the Speed of Demand Saturation’
Dr. Kazuhiro Kurose(Tohoku University)
‘Technical Progress, Capital Accumulation and Income Distribution in Classical Economics:Adam Smith, David Ricardo and Karl Marx’
Prof.Heinz Kurz(University of Graz)
Chair: Prof. Ryuzo Kuroki(Rikkyo University)
18:15-20:00  Dinner Party at Nishogakusha

September 6 (Meiji University)
10:00-12:00  Session 4 
‘Sraffa's System and I-O Table’
Prof. Takashi Yagi(Meiji University)
‘The Classical Approach to Distribution and the “Natural System”’
Prof. Enrico Bellino(Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Prof. Manabu Kasamatsu(Waseda University)
12:00-13:30  Lunch
13:30-17:30 Symposium on the Japanese Studies of Early Ricardo on Distribution
‘Prof. Hatori's Study of Early Ricardo on Distribution’
 Prof. Ken Mizuta(Higashi Nippon International University)
‘My Study of Early Ricardo on Distribution’
Prof. Shigeyoshi Senga (Past President of the Japanese Society for the History of Economic Thought)
‘My Study of Early Ricardo on Distribution’
Prof. Hiroji Nakamura (Past President of the Japanese Society for the History of Economic Thought)
14:50-15:20 Tea Break
Comments on the Japanese Studies of Early Ricardo on Distribution
Prof. Heinz Kurz(University of Graz,
Past President of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought
16:00-16:30 Replies to the Comments
16:30-17:30 General Discussion
Prof. Katsuyoshi Watarai(Waseda University)

18:00-20:00  Dinnar Party


March 14-15, 2009
Conference Venue:  Nishogakusha University,
6-16 Sanban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

14 March 2009
11:00-11:05   Opening Address
Prof. Kazunori WATANABE (Vice President, Nishogakusha University)
Paper (1) : 
Dr. Masahiro OUCHI (Lecturer (part time), Nihon University)
"A Keynesian Model of Endogenous Growth Cycle"
Prof. Ryuzo KUROKI (Professor, Rikkyo University)
Prof. Kazuyuki SASAKURA (Professor, Waseda University)
12:30-12:50   General Assembly
12:50-14:00   Lunch
Key Note Lecture 1
Prof. Masahiko HARA
(Emeritus Professor, Meiji University)
Prof. Yasutoshi NOSHITA (Professor, Kokushikan University)
Key Note Lecture 2
Prof. Yosuke MAMIYA

(Professor, Kyoto University, the translator of the General Theory by Keynes)
Chair :
Prof. Manabu KASAMATSU (Professor, Waseda University)
18:00-        Dinner

15 March 2009
Paper (2):
Prof. Takashi YAGI (Professor, Gunma University)
"A New Theory of Wage Curve -Effective Wage Curve and Real Wage Curve-"
Discussant :
Prof. Denzo KAMIYA (Emeritus Professor, Keio University)
Chair : 
Prof. Yukitoshi YAMADA (Professor, J. F. Oberlin University)
10:30-10:45  Coffee Break
Paper (3) : 
Mr. H. ASANUMA (Ph.D Student, Tohoku University)
 "A Model of Credit Rationing without the Asymmetric Information"
Prof. Kazunori WATANABE (Professor, Nishogakusha University)
Prof. Kazuhiro KUROSE (Associate Professor, Tohoku University)
12:10-13:45  Lunch
Paper (4) :
Prof. Hiroshi NISHI (Assistant Professor, Kyushu University)
"Households Debt, Dynamic Stability and Change in Demand Creation Patterns"
Discussant :
Prof. Takashi OHNO (Associate Professor, Ritsumeikan University)
Chair :
Prof. Takashi YAGI (Professor, Gunma University)
15:10-15:25  Coffee Break
Paper (5) :
Mr. Takeshi KOBA (Research Associate, Kobe University)
 "An Empirical Analysis on the Kaleckian Model of Growth and
Prof. Masao ISHIKURA (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
Prof. Toichiro ASADA (Professor, Chuo University)
16:50-17:00  Closing Address


9 March 2009 at Waseda University
Prof. A.Stirati (University of Rome 3) Chair : Prof. T. Yagi
"Inflation Unemployment and Hysteresis - an alternative view"

at Waseda University

13 December 2008 at Nishogakusha Univ.
Prof. Ohno(Associate Professor, Ritsumeikan Univ.)
Dr. Sasaki
(Tohoku Univ.)
Mr. Kuroiwa(Lecturer -Part time, Kokushikan Univ.)
Prof. Noshita
(Professor, Kokushikan Univ))
The number of particiopants was 34.

28 June 2008 at Nishogakusha Univ.
Prof. Yoshio Hakamada(Chuo University))
Mr. Akio Matsuoka(Graduate Student, Chuo University)
Prof. Kazuhiro Kurose(Associate Professor of Tohoku Univ)
Prof. Susumu Takenaga(Daito Bunka University)
The number of particiopants was 32.

30 March - April 2008
Prof. P.Garegnani

(Emeritus Professor, University of Rome 3)

visited Japan and gave three lectures in Gunma and Tokyo.

8 March 2008at Nishogakusha Univ.
Prof. T.Asada (Chuo University)
Prof. Niisato, (Toyama University)
Mr. H.Nishi. (Kyushu Univ.)
Prof.K.Watanabe(Nishogakusha Univ)
The number of particiopants was 30.


January 2008
Prof. P.L.Porta visited Japan

8 December 2007 at Nishogakusha Univ
Openning: Prof. Denzo Kamiya
Speakers:  Prof. Y. Fujimori, Mr. Naoto Yagi
Prof. Shigeyuki Hattori, Prof. Junpei Tanaka, Mr Sasaki

The number of particiopants was 36.

21 July 2007   at Nishogakusha Univ 
Speakers: Mr. Satoshi Yoshii, Mr. Michiya Nozaki, Mr. Naoto Yagi
The number of particiopants was 28.


29 March 2007, Seminar at Nishogakusha Univ. (Tokyo)
Guest Speaker: Prof. Shiro Yabushita (Waseda Univ)Chair: Prof.T.Yagi
Speakers: Prof. Tatsuhiko Aoki, Prof. Takashi Yagi, Prof. Toichiro Asada
The number of particiopants was 35.


10 March 2007, Seminar at Nishogakusha Univ.,
Guest Speaker: Prof. Heinz Kurz (Graz Univ.), Chair: Prof.T.Yagi


9 December 2006 at Nishogakusha University
Guest Speaker: Prof.M.Kaneko(Keio Univ), Chair: Prof. Noshita  

Speakers: Prof. T.Ohno, Mr. Ohuchi, Mr. Kurata


13 November 2006 at Waseda University
Guest Speaker: Prof. E.Nell (New School Univ.) Chair: Prof.Watarai


16 September 2006 at Nishogakusha University 
Speakers: Prof. T.Ikeda, Mr. N.Kuroiwa


15 July 2006 at Nishogakusha Univ.
Speakers: Prof. Takuwa, Mr T.Yasuda