Tokyo Center for Economic Research

CALL FOR PAPERS, ​20TH ANNUAL MACRO CONFERENCE

Dear All:

As you may know, the Macro Conference has been held once a year since 1999. The ​20th Macro Conference will be held at Hitotsubashi University ​(Mercury Hall, which is located on the 7th floor of Mercury Hall at the university’s Kunitachi Campus), on Saturday-Sunday, November 17-1​8, 201​8​.

The financial sponsors are the Tokyo Center for Economic Research (TCER), the Institute of Social and Economic Research of Osaka University, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Center for Advanced Research in Finance, University of Tokyo, and Research Center for Economic and Social Risks, Hitotsubashi University.

​You will find the list of the members of the ​organizing committee ​below.

DEADLINE: If you are interested in submitting a paper to this conference, please send your paper by email as an attached ​ ​file to the four program committee members shown below simultaneously by

Sunday, September 16​, 201​8(Japan time).

Full papers are preferred but a 10-page abstract is also acceptable. However, please send your full paper to the ​fourprogram committee members and to the designated discussant by ​Friday, ​November 2, 201​8(Japan time).

Also, please suggest two individuals as designated discussants, but it is not necessary to contact them in advance.

​There is no specific theme for the conference; however, we would especially welcome studies (theoretical or empirical) that try to address issues that the Japanese economy faces.
In the selection process, if two papers are deemed almost equal in terms of their quality, priority will be given to young researchers and graduate students.
Your paper, the presentation file, and the presentation itself, can be either in English or Japanese. But please understand that we intend to give the audience the right to ask questions or make comments in Japanese (one of us will translate them for you, if necessary).

We will inform you of our decision around S​aturday, October ​13​, 2018​.

We will pay the travel and lodging expenses of all paper presenters, designated discussants, and chairpersons. However, we may not be able to pay for the travel expenses of those coming from abroad.

We look forward to receiving many interesting submissions.

Please forward this message to any professors, researchers, graduate students, friends, acquaintances, etc., who may be interested.

Finally, we are using several mailing lists to send this announcement so please forgive us if you receive this message more than once.

With best wishes,

Program Committee (to which submissions should be sent)
​Masaya Sakuragawa (Keio University) masaya822@gmail.com
Etsuro Shioji (Hitotsubashi University) shioji@econ.hit-u.ac.jp
​Takayuki Tsuruga (Osaka University) tsuruga@iser.osaka-u.ac.jp
Tsutomu Watanabe (University of Tokyo) ​ watanabe@e.u-tokyo.ac.jp
(Please send your paper to all four of us, simultaneously.)

​Local Organizing Committee
Etsuro Shioji and Ryo Jinnai (Hitotsubashi University)​

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