International Symposium, Comparing Policy Agendas in Emerging Economies: Growth Strategy, Re-distribution and Social Security System in East Asia, Latin America and East Europe-Russia

Date: March 21st 2017, Tuesday,
Venue: Rakuyu Hall in Kyoto University


1.Introductory Remarks, Fumiharu Mieno, Kyoto University
2.Introductory Remarks, Yusuke Murakami, Kyoto University

Part 1 Challenges for the Next Stage of Growth 
Moderator: Fumiharu Mieno (Kyoto University, CSEAS)
1.“Peripherality, Inequality and Economic Development in Latin American countries”
Yoshimichi Murakami (Kobe University)

2.“Economic Growth and Sustainable Development Across East Asia”
Ulrich Volz (SOAS University of London)

3.“The Determinants of Economic Crisis and Recovery in Transition Economies: A Large Meta-Analysis”
Ichiro Iwasaki (Hitotsubashi University)

Terukazu Suruga (Okayama Shoka University / Kobe University)
Tatsuji Hayakawa (Fukuyama University)

Part 2 (Spanish Session with simultaneous interpretation to English) Política social en la América Latina contemporánea / Social Policies in Contemporary Latin America
Moderador/ Moderator: Koichi Usami (Doshisha University)
1.“Nueva tendencia de la política social de América Latina en el siglo 21/ New Tendencies of Latin America’s Social Policies in the 21st. Century”
Rubén Lo Vuolo (Interdisciplinary Center for Public Policy Studies-CIEPP, Argentina)

2.El estado de bienestar en Brasil/ Welfare in Brasil” 
Ryohei Konta (Institute of Developing Economies-IDE -JETRO)

3.”El estado de bienestar en México/ Welfare in Mexico”
Keiko Hata (Waseda University)

Comentarios/ Comments: Nobuko Shibata (Doshisha University)
Martha Irene Andrade Parra (Doshisha University)

Photo Session & Coffee Break 15:15-15:40

Part 3 Social Policy and Selected Issue in Asian and European Economies

Moderator: Yusuke Murakami (Kyoto University, CSEAS)
1.”A Study of the Health Impact of Grandparenting on Thai Elderly”
Touchanun Komonpaisam (Chulalongkorn University)

2.”Labor Policy, Women Labor in Former East Germany Area” (TBA)
Sahoko Satogami (Ph.D candidate, Kyoto University)

Discussant: Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University,KIER),
Ryota Sakamoto (Kyoto University, CSEAS) (TBA)

17:00- 17:15 Discussion and Closing Remarks

17:30 – 19:30 Dinner