GRIPS-UTokyo Empirical Workshop

Empirical Studies on Human Capital

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Room 3C, GRIPS, 7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677

Program

9:00 am

Reception

9:30 am

David Figlio, Northwestern University

Long-Term Orientation and Educational Outcomes

10:30 am

Break

10:50 am

Mari Tanaka, Hitotsubashi University

The Impacts of Constructing Secondary and Vocational Schools: Historical Evidence in Japan

11:30 am

Yasuyuki Sawada, University of Tokyo

Minhaj Mahmud, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies

An Le, University of Tokyo

Mai Seki, Japan International Cooperation Agency (presenter)

Hikaru Kawarazaki, University of Tokyo

Individualized Self-learning Program to Improve Primary Education: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in Bangladesh

12:10 pm

Lunch, by invitation only

1:00 pm

Hiroaki Mori, Hitotsubashi University

Childhood Health and Life-Cycle Human Capital Formation

 

1:40 pm

Kensuke Maeba, University of Tokyo

Birth Order Effect Changes Under a Cash Transfer Program

2:20 pm

Break

2:40 pm

Hideo Akabayashi, Keio University

Ryuichi Tanaka, University of Tokyo

The Rate of Return to Early Childhood Education in Japan: Evidence from the Nationwide Expansion

3:20 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), University of Tokyo, and GRIPS