The Whole Program for the International Workshop (Keynes Conference as Part II) [English Blog for KSJ]




International Workshop

March 18-20, 2013
Sano-shoin, Hitotsubashi University

Part I  "Welfare Economics and the Welfare State,
Historical Re-Examination "

March 18th (Monday)

10:00 Registration
10:20 Opening

Chair: Fabio Masini (Univ. of Rome Tre)

Ryo Hongo (Kansei Gakuin Univ.)
“On the Origins of Pigou's Welfare Economics”
Nahid Aslanbeigui (Monmouth Univ.)
“The Genesis of Pigouvian Curves”
Comment: Satoshi Yamazaki (Kochi Univ.)

12:30-13:40 Lunch

Chair: Richard Arena (Univ. of Nice Sophia Antipolis)
Keynote speech
Kotaro Suzumura (Waseda Univ.)
“Transcendental Institutionalism, Comparative Assessment, and   
    informational Bases of Welfare Economics”
   Comment: Steve Medema (Univ. of Colorado Denver)

Roger Backhouse (Birmingham Univ.)
  “Scientific Welfare Analysis: The Origins of Bergson-Samuelson        Welfare Economics, 1936-1947”
   Comment: Nahid Aslanbeigui (Monmouth Univ.)

15:45-16:00 Coffee

Chair: Marco Dardi ( Univ. of Florence)
Steven Medema ( Univ. of Colorado Denver)
“Rethinking Market Failure: "The Problem of Social Cost"
before the 'Coase Theorem.'”
Comment: Kenji Fujii ( Aoyama Gakuin Univ.)

Reiko Goto ( Ritsumeikan Univ.)
“The Equality of Differences--Reinterpretation of "the Veil of
Ignorance"and its Implication on the Welfare State”
Comment: Tsutomu Hashimoto (Hokkaido Univ.)

18:30-20:00 Reception dinner at Sano-Shoin

March 19th (Tuesday)

Katia Caldari (Univ. of Padova) and Tamotsu Nishizawa (Hitotsubashi
“Welfare and Welfare Economics: the early contribution
of Alfred Marshall”
Comment: Lise Arena (Univ. of Nice Sophia Antipolis)

Marco Dardi (Univ. of Florence)
“'Ante-Litteram Anti-Welfarism: The Case of Pareto and Marshall”
Comment: Satoko Nakano (Meiji Gakuin Univ.)

11:30-12:40 Lunch

Chair: Marco Dardi (Univ. of Florence)
Yuichi Shionoya (Hitotsubashi Univ.)
“Ruskin’s Romantic Triangle: Neither Wealth nor Beauty but Life”
Comment: Roger Backhouse (Univ. of Birmingham)

Richard Arena (Univ. of Nice Sophia Antipolis)


14:45-15:00 Coffee

Part II 9th International Keynes Conference:
“Exploring Keynes from Various Fronts”

15:00 “On KSJ Activities for Our Foreign Colleagues”
Toshiaki Hirai ( President, KSJ)

Session I. Governance, Money and Uncertainty
Chair: Louis-Philippe Rochon ( Laurentian Univ. )

Roderick O’Donnell (Univ. of Technology Sydney)
“Two Different Approaches to Uncertainty: The Human
Characteristics / Abilities Approach of Keynes, and the
Ergodic / Nonergodic Approach”
Comment: Arata Fujiwara (Rikkyo Univ.)

Michael Trautwein (Univ. of Oldenburg)
“Economic Thinking about Transnational Governance:
Blind Spots and Historical Perspectives”
Comment: Asahi Noguchi (Senshu Univ.)

Masao Ishikura (Hitotsubashi Univ.)
“Marx and Keynes on Money: from the Perspective of
the Value Form and the Money-of-account”
Comment: Yasutoshi Noshita (Kokushikan Univ.)

March 20th (Wednesday)

Session II . Keynes and International System
Chair: Michael Trautwein (Univ. of Oldenburg)

09:30 -12:30
Toshiaki Hirai (Hitotsubashi Univ.)
“Keynes and the Transmutation Process of the Plan for
Commodity Control Scheme
Comment: Luca Fantacci (Bocconi Univ.)

Luca Fantacci (Bocconi Univ.)
“Keynes’s Commodity and Currency Plans for the Post-War
Comment: Yoshio Watanabe (Meiji Univ.)

Louis-Philippe Rochon (Laurentian Univ.)
“Currency Speculation, Capital Controls and the Keynes Plan”
Comment: Jiro Obata(Rissho Univ.)

12:30-13:45 Lunch

Session III. Keynesian Theories and Thinking
Chair: Luca Fantacci (Bocconi Univ.)

Toichiro Asada (Chuo Univ.)
“Monetary Stabilization Policy by Means of the Taylor Rule in a
Dynamic Keynesian Model with Capital accumulation”
Comment: Nobuhiro Ito (Takasaki City Univ. of Economics)

Atsushi Naito (Ohtsuki City College)
“Return of the Rentier: Keynes’s View on ‘the Euthanasia
of the Rentier’ Revisited”
Comment: Louis-Philippe Rochon (Laurentian Univ.)

15:45-16:00 Coffee

Ryuzo Kuroki (Rikkyo Univ.)
“Minsky Moment”
Comment: Hirohiko Okumura (Gakushuin Univ.)

9th International Keynes Conference- Exploring Keynes from Various Fronts [English Blog for KSJ]


9th International Keynes Conference- Exploring Keynes from Various Fronts

is to be held on March 19-20 at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo. The program will be soon announced on this page.