Japan-Vietnam Economist Club

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The Japan-Vietnam Economist Club (JVEC) was launched by Professor Tran Van Tho (Waseda Univ.) and Professor Kenichi Ohno (GRIPS) together with Vietnamese people studying business and economics in Japan, to provide information exchange service and enhance the research capacity of the Vietnamese students. 
JVEC will conduct monthly workshops and publish research and policy proposals in Japan and Vietnam in order to improve Vietnam's economic policy.

  Workshop Schedule

 Coming Events & News         Past News  Activity Record                       Past News

 No Workshop in September 2004!
Please note that the expected workshop on 25/Sep has been cancelled. The next workshop is scheduled for 30/October. Please check back for more information.

Motorbike-Week at VDF in Hanoi
The Motorbike Workshop was held at VDF during the week of 6-10 Sep 2004. JVEC sent Mr Hoang (Yokohama National Univ.) and Mr Mishima (Tohoku Univ.) for the workshop. More

Vietnam Development Forum 
VDF Official Web site is now ready. This site is hosted by VDF in Hanoi, Vietnam. 

Vietnam will develop only if....
Vietnam Economic Times (English, Jan. 2004, pp.14-15) featured Prof. K Ohno's article, "The Lucky Country," which argues that Vietnam has conditions for growth, especially good labor, but is prevented by bad management and policy failure. Published version is almost the same as draft (Word 37KB). Also read pp.12-13.

If You need me... (K. Ohno)
I am happy to guide you on academic matters, but I need to set some rules. If you need my advice, please read this. Click

Vietnamese version of  Vietnam's Industrialization Strategy in the Age of Globalization has been published by the NEU-JICA team. (28Oct02003)
A limited number of free copies are now available for interested researchers. 
Please click here for a free copy.

24 July 2004 (12th Workshop) 

Ms. Nguyen Thi Hanh (Sasakawa Peace Foundation) discussed Vietnam's financial sector issues and institutional development. She also reported on her recent trip to East Timur.


26 June 2004 (the 11th Workshop) 

JVEC 11th Workshop was held where Mr Nguyen Duc Thanh (GRIPS, 1st year PhD student) presented on his recent paper "A Model of Optimal Brain Drain".

                                                                                                         Mr Nguyen Duc Thanh
26 May 2004 (the 10th Workshop)

Mr Le Viet Anh (Nagoya Univ.) made a presentation on "Locational Determinants of FDI: The Case of Vietnam". 
For more, please read the summary.

 Links  Download
  Professor Ohno's HP for students   
  GRIPS Development Forum   
  Professor Tran Van Tho's HP
  VDF (Vietnam Development Forum)
Vietnamese students' papers can be posted!
We shall introduce your own papers on this website. If you wish your paper appear on our Download section, please do not hesitate to send it to JVEC by e-mail.  

What is JVEC?

  Invitation from Prof. Tran Van Tho and Prof. Kenichi Ohno 
  Outline of JVEC ---Revised on 21/Feb/04    

  Representative Remark From Secretariat  
  Member list---updated on 11/Nov'03
  Discussion Forum
E-Gallery (trial stage)

JVEC has been upgraded into VDF-Tokyo since September 2004.

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