GRIPS-UTokyo Empirical Workshop

(joined with UTokyo Empirical Microeconomics Workshop)

Economics of Education

Monday, 15 May 2017

University of Tokyo,

Seminar Room 3, 2F, Economics Research Annex, Kojima Hall, Tokyo

Program

1:00 pm

Reception

1:30 pm

Eric Hanushek, Stanford University

The Value of Smarter Teachers:  International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance

2:45 pm

Break

3:05 pm

Hisaki Kono, Kyoto University (presenter)

Yasuyuki Sawada, University of Tokyo

Abu Shonchoy, New York University and Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) JETRO

DVD-based Learning Program for University Entrance Exams: Experimental Evidence from Rural Bangladesh

3:50 pm

Yuta Kikuchi, Hokkaido University (presenter)

Ryo Nakajima, Keio University

Evaluating Professor Value-added: Evidence from Professor and Student Matching in Physics

4:35 pm

Break

4:55 pm

Tomohiko Inui, Gakushuin University

Naomi Kodama, Hitotsubashi University

Masaru Nagashima, GRIPS

The Effect of Saturday School on Private Tutoring Demand in Japan

5:40 pm

Adjourn

Organizers

Stacey H. Chen, GRIPS, s-chen@grips.ac.jp

Daiji Kawaguchi, University of Tokyo, kawaguchi@e.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Sponsors

Japan Society of Promotion of Science (#16H06322, PI: Kyoji Fukao, Hitotsubashi University) and University of Tokyo