2019 Symposium of Public Economics

Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University

April 5-6, 2019

Access to Osaka University, Toyonaka Campus

Campus Map (The Conference takes place at building No. 6, Osaka School of International Public Policy)


Friday, April 5

09:50 – 10:20  Registration, Welcome Coffee

10:20 – 10:25  Opening (Hisashi Tanizaki, Head of Economics Department, Osaka University)

10:25 – 10:40  Special Remarks in Memory of Professor Hiromitsu Ishi (Yukihiro Nishimura, Osaka University)

10:40 – 12:20  Session 1-A  Chair: Kimiko Terai (Keio University)

David Agrawal (University of Kentucky) "Tax Incidence in a Multi-Product World: Theoretical Foundations and Empirical Implications" (with William Hoyt)

Hayato Kato (Keio University) "Economic integration and agglomeration of multinational production with transfer pricing" (with Hirofumi Okoshi)

12:20 – 13:40  Lunch and Coffee

13:40 – 15:20  Session 1-B  Chair: Shigeo Morita (Fukuoka University)

Andreas Haufler (University of Munich) "Global income risk, moral hazard, and redistributive taxation" (with Carlo Perroni)

Yukihiro Nishimura (Osaka University) "Old age or dependence. Which social insurance? " (with Pierre Pestieau)

15:20 – 15:40  Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:10  Session 1-C  Chair: Kazuki Onji (Osaka University)

Makoto Hasegawa (Kyoto University) "Territorial tax reform and profit shifting by US and Japanese multinationals"

Robin Boadway (Queen's University) "Cash-Flow Business Taxation Revisited: Bankruptcy, Risk Aversion and Asymmetric Information" (with Motohiro Sato and Jean-Francois Trembley)

18:30      Conference Dinner: Jurin (2F), Senri Hankyu Hotel



Saturday, April 6

9:50 – 12:25  Session 2-A  Chair: Kazuko Nakata (Setsunan University)

Kozo Kiyota (Keio University) "On Export Premia" (with Toshiyuki Matsuura and Lionel Nesta)

Tomomi Miyazaki (Kobe University) "Property Tax and Land Use: Evidence from the 1990s Reforms in Japan" (with Motohiro Sato)

Hubert KempfEcole Normale Superieure Paris-Saclay "Interjurisdictional cooperation failure: the role of strategic delegation" (with Gregoire Rota-Graziosi)

12:25 – 13:45  Lunch and Coffee

13:45 – 16:20  Session 2-B  Chair: Nobuo Akai (Osaka University)

Emmanuelle Taugourdeau (CNRS, CREST) "Multi-tier tax competition on Gasoline" (with Marie-Laure Breuille)

Kazuko Nakata (Setsunan University) "Effects of Child Allowance on Family Expenditure"

Yoshihiro Takamatsu (Shizuoka University) "Optimal income taxation and unemployment benefit with involuntary unemployment" (with Takao Kataoka)

16:20 17:10  Closing  Chair: Robin Boadway (Queen's University)

Open discussion towards the next conference(s)



The Obayashi Foundation

JSPS KAKENHI (Grant Number JP18H00866)

JSPS KAKENHI (Grant Number JP17K03789)


Access to Senri Hankyu Hotel