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Basic Information

  • When: Fridays from 16:30-18:00, unless noticed otherwise.
  • Where: Room 3403 (GSCM Conference Room) on the 4th floor of Mercury Tower (building 45 in campus map) located in East Campus of Hitotsubashi University. Please note that the access to the room is restricted after 17:00.
  • Please send me an e-mail if you are interested in contributing to the workshop by presenting your work or participating actively in discussion. Presentation may be in English contingent on the audience.

2014 Workshop Schedule

  • January 20 (Monday)@Conference Room of the 7th floor of Mercury Tower: mini-conference on economics of leadership (joint with Innovation Management Policy Program of the IIR)
    • Registration required (by the end of December 2013)
    • 13:40-15:00 Hideo Suehiro (Kobe U), Experiments on the Emergence of Leadership in Teams (joint with Koji Abe and Hajime Kobayashi)
    • 15:20-16:40 Koji Abe (Yokohama National U), Leadership in Prisoner's Dilemma with Inequity Aversive Preferences (joint with Hajime Kobayashi and Hideo Suehiro)
    • 17:00-18:20 Benjamin Hermalin (UC Berkeley), At the Helm, Kirk or Spock? Why Even Rational Actors Favor Charismatic Leaders
  • January 24
    • Speaker: Yasuhiro Ohta (Keio U)
    • Title: Accounting Conservatism and Firm Characteristics
  • January 31
    • Speaker: Meg Adachi-Sato (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology U)
    • Title: Incentive Pay That Causes Inefficient Managerial Replacement
  • February 21
    • Speaker: Izumi Yokoyama (Hitotsubashi U)
    • Title: Why Do Wages Become More Rigid during a Recession Than during a Boom?
  • March 28
    • Speaker: Takeshi Nishimura (Hitotsubashi U)
    • Title: Informed Principal Problems in Bilateral Trading
  • April 11
    • Speaker: Masanori Tsuruoka (U Tokyo)
    • Title: A Public Procurement Auction with the Presence of the Moral Hazard Problem: An Empirical Analysis
  • April 17 (Thur) 16:30-18:00@Room317, Isono Building, 3rd floor (joint with Theory Workshop)
    • Speaker: Kohei Kawamura (U Edinburgh)
    • Title: Expert Information and Majority Decisions: Theory and Experiment (tentative)
  • April 18 (joint with Theory Workshop)
    • Speaker: Christoph Kuzmics (Bielfeld U)
    • Title: Coordination with Independent Private Values: Why Pedestrians Sometimes Bump into Each Other
  • May 02
    • Speaker: Mayo Sakai (U Tokyo)
    • Title: How to Screen Miners' Skills: Recruiting in the Coal Mining in Early Twentieth Century Japan
  • May 09
    • Speaker: Fumitoshi Moriya (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies)
    • Title: Optimal Contract to Avoid Disastrous Outcomes (and Information Precision) (joint with Takuro Yamashita)
  • June 06
    • Speaker: Daisuke Hirata (Harvard U)
    • Title: Organizational Design and Career Concerns
  • June 20
    • Speaker: Tomoharu Mori (Osaka U)
    • Title: Income, Giving, and Egalitarianism: A Real-effort Experiment in Japan
  • June 27 17:00-18:00
    • Speaker: Kimiyuki Morita (Hitotsubashi U)
    • Title: Information Acquisition, Decision Making, and Implementation in Organizations (joint with Hideshi Itoh)
  • July 11 --date changed
    • Speaker: Chiaki Moriguchi (Hitotsubashi U)
    • Title: Asia’s Little Divergence: State Capacity in China and Japan before 1850 (joint with Tuan-Hwee Sng)
  • July 25
    • Speaker: Shintaro Miura (Kanagawa U)
    • Title: On the Possibility of Information Transmission" (joint with Takuro Yamashita)pdf
  • August 01
    • Speaker: Kota Murayama (Hitotsubashi U)
    • Title: Social Value of Communication Platform (joint with Yusuke Mizumoto)
  • August 22 (joint with Theory Workshop)
    • Speaker: Yifei Sun (National University of Singapore)
    • Title: Robust Subgame Perfect Implementation
  • September 30@Room118, Isono Building, 1st floor (joint with IO Labor and Theory Workshops)
    • Speaker: Jin Li (Northwestern U)
    • Title: Managing Careers in Organizations
  • October 24@Room217, Isono Building, 2nd floor (joint with Theory Workshop)
    • Speaker: Shuhei Morimoto (Kobe U)
    • Title: Strategy-proofness, Efficiency, and the Core in Matching Problems with Transfers
  • November 07
    • Speaker: Shungo Omiya (JFTC)
    • Title: Optimal Delegation with Self-Interested Agents and Information Acquisition (joint with Y. Tamada and T.-S. Tsai
  • November 21
    • Speaker: Akifumi Ishihara (Kyoto U)
    • Title: On Multitasking and Job Design in Relational Contracts
  • November 28
    • Speaker: Hideo Owan (U Tokyo)
    • Title: Biases in Subjective Performance Evaluation
  • December 26 (joint with Theory Workshop)
    • Speaker: Saori Chiba (Universita Ca' Foscari Venezia)
    • Title: Vagueness of Language and Two-Dimensional State Uncertainty

2015 Workshop Schedule

  • January 23 (joint with Theory Workshop)
    • Speaker: Nozomu Muto (YNU)
    • Title: Revenue-capped efficient auctions (joint with Yasuhiro Shirata and Takuro Yamashita)
  • January 30
    • Speaker: Satoshi Nakada (Hitotsubashi U)
    • Title: Stable Matching and Indivisible Goods Trades under Irrational Choice Behavior
  • March 13 (joint with Theory Workshop)
    • Speaker: Tomoyuki Kamo (Kyoto Sangyo U)
    • Title: Arrovian Social Choice with Psychological Thresholds (joint with Ryo-Ichi Nagahisa)

Past Workshop

2012-2013 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2001-2005 (Japanese)