Japan-IMF Macroeconomic Seminar for AsiaAn Executive Training Program for Macroeconomic Policy Makers in Asia

Japan-IMF Macroeconomic Seminar for Asia (JIMS) 2019

Japan-IMF Macroeconomic Seminar for Asia (JIMS) 2019

Morning Session: 9:30–12:00 / Afternoon Session: 13:30–16:00

Date Time / Session
Feb. 24 Sun.
Arrival in Japan  
Feb. 25 Mon.
Morning

Session 1: The World Economic Outlook

Chairperson: GRIPS Faculty

Speaker: Mr. Chikahisa Sumi, Director, IMF-OAP

Discussant: TBD

Afternoon

Session 2: Monetary Policies of Advanced Economies and Impact on Emerging Asia

Chairperson: GRIPS faculty

Speaker: Dr. Toshitaka Sekine, Director-General, Research and Statistics Department, Bank of Japan

Discussant: TBD

Evening

Welcome Reception

Feb. 26 Tue.
Morning

Session 3: Economic Impact of Regional Economic Integration

Chairperson: GRIPS faculty

Speaker: Prof. Prof. Kenichi Kawasaki, GRIPS

Discussant: TBD

Afternoon

Session 4: Roundtable Discussion: Headwinds of Globalization

Facilitator: TBD

Feb. 27 Wed
Morning

Session 5: Trends in Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability

Chairperson: GRIPS Faculty

Speaker: Takero Doi, Keio University

Discussant: TBD

Afternoon

Field Trip (by Subway)

Faculty Leader: Faculty GRIPS

Related agencies

Feb. 28 Thu.
Morning

Session 6: Exchange Rate Management and Foreign Exchange Policy

Chairperson: GRIPS faculty

Speaker: Prof. Junko Shimizu, Gakushuin University

Discussant: TBD

Afternoon

Session 7: Trade and Industrial Policy under Global Value Chains

Chairperson: GRIPS faculty

Speaker: Prof. Yuqing Xing, GRIPS

Discussant: TBD

Mar. 1 Fri
Morning

Session 8: Promoting SME for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth

Chairperson: GRIPS Faculty

Speaker: Dr. Naoyuki Yoshino, the Dean of Asian Development Bank Institute

Discussant: TBD

Afternoon

Session 9: Roundtable Discussion

Managing Macroeconomic Policy:The Experiences of Emerging Asian Countries

Facilitator: Prof. Yuqing Xing, GRIPS

Completion Ceremony

Evening

Farewell Reception

Mar. 3 Sat.
Return to home country  

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online before November 8, 2018.

Submit the following 2 documents along with your application form.

  1. Sponsor’s Nomination
    download here
  2. Copy of Degree Certificate of latest academic degree

If you have difficulty accessing the online application site, please contact jims@grips.ac.jp.

Your e-mail must include your

  1. name
  2. home country
  3. agent
  4. e-mail address

7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677

TEL : +81-(0)3-6439-6000     FAX : +81-(0)3-6439-6010

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