House of Estates, Snellmaninkatu 9-11
Institute for Economies in Transition, Bank of Finland (host)
Earth Institute, Columbia University
Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia
University of California at Davis
June 9, 2014
8.30 Registration and coffee
Morning Chair: Iikka Korhonen, Bank of Finland
Rajesh Chadha (National Council of Applied Economic Research): "The Recent Slowdown of Indian Economic Growth: A Policy Agenda for the New Government to Revive High Growth"
Jung Sung Chun, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Michael Funke, University of Hamburg
Lu Ming (Jiaotong University): "A Lost Decade: How Has China Been Trapped in an Efficiency-and-Balance Tradeoff?"
Sylvie Démurger, University of Lyon
Laura Solanko, Bank of Finland
Michael Plummer, G. Wignaraja, P. Morgan, and F. Zhai (Johns Hopkins University): "Deepening South Asia-Southeast Asian Connectivity: Economic Effects and Policy Implications"
Moekti Soejachmoen, Mandiri Institute
Fredrik Sjöholm, Lund University
Afternoon Chair: Wing Thye Woo, University of California at Davis & Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
Zuzana Fungáčová (Bank of Finland) and Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg): "A View on Financial Inclusion in Asian Countries"
Zhichao Zhang, University of Durham
Lim Kim Hwa, Penang Institute
Policy panel “Unconventional Monetary Policy and Its Reversal: Policy Options for Growth and Stability”
Seppo Honkapohja (Bank of Finland)
Kiyohiko G. Nishimura (University of Tokyo)
Chalongphob Sussangkarn (Thailand Development Research Institute)
19.00 Dinner (by invitation only), Bank of Finland Banquet Hall
June 10, 2014
Morning Chair: Fukunari Kimura, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia
Jan Fidrmuc (Brunel University) and Shuo Huang (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics): "Unemployment, Growth and Speed of Transition in China"
Yuan Yangzhou, University of Stockholm
Paul Deng, Copenhagen Business School
Deunden Nikomborirak (Thailand Development Research Institute): “The Asean Economic Community: Myths, Reality, Opportunity and Challenges”
Phouphet Kyophilavong, National University of Laos
Iikka Korhonen, Bank of Finland
Afternoon Chair: Jung Sung Chun, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Mitsuyo Ando and Fukunari Kimura (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia): “Globalization and Domestic Operations: Applying the Job Creation/Destruction Method to the Japanese Manufacturing Firms"
Deborah Swenson, University of California at Davis
Heli Simola, Bank of Finland
Xiuping Hua (Nottingham University at Ningbo), Anders Johansson (Stockholm School of Economics) and Xun Wang (Stockholm School of Economics): "National and Regional Financial Openness in China"
Ma Yuanyuan, University College Dublin
Guy Liu Shaojia, Brunel University