The 2nd VDF Tokyo Conference on the Development of Vietnam
15 July 2006 at GRIPS, Tokyo (Room 4A & 4B)



09:00-09:45 Registration
09:45-10:00 Introducing VDF and VDF-Tokyo
Morning Session <Keynote Presentations>
10:00-11:00 Prof. David Dapice
(Chief Economist, Vietnam Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Professor, Economics Department, Tufts University)
"Fear of Flying: Why is Sustaining Reform So Hard in Vietnam?"
11:00-12:00 Prof. Kenichi Ohno
(GRIPS, and VDF)
"Vietnam's Industrial Policy Formulation: To Become a Reliable Partner in Integral Manufacturing"
12:00-13:15 Lunch (will be served)
Afternoon Session <Presentations>
  Session 1: Economics and Business Session 2: Social Issues
  Chairperson: Prof. Kenichi Ohno Chairperson: Prof. Izumi Ohno (GRIPS)
13:30-14:30 Mr. Le Anh Minh
(PhD Student, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University)
"Macroeconomic Policy Analysis of Vietnam A Macro-Econometric Model Approach"
(PDF219KB) replaced on 11Jul06
Prof. Wade Pfau
(Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies GRIPS)
"Living Arrangements of the Vietnamese Elderly People during Economic Transition"
(with Giang Thanh Long)

(The paper is not yet available at the moment)
14:30-15:30 Mr. Vu Thanh Tu Anh
(Lecturer and Director of Research Fulbright Economics Teaching Program)
"Competition and Privatization in Vietnam: Substitutes or Complements?"
Mr. Tadashi Kikuchi
(Lecturer, Faculty of Policy Management, KEIO University)
"Seeking for Effective Performance, Minimum Cost, and Good Official Development Assistance (ODA) Performance Evaluation Case study: Bach Mai Hospital, Vietnam"
(PDF587KB, revised on 20Jul2006)
15:30-15:50 Tea break and one-page presentation display
15:50-16:50 Mr. Phan Chi Anh
(PhD Student, Yokohama University)
"Quality Management and Competitive Performance An Empirical Evident of Impact of ISO 9000 in Vietnamese Manufacturing Companies"
Ms. Aiko Takai
(Graduated Student, University of Amsterdam, International School for Humanities and Social Sciences)
"Between Nurturing and Nurtured Childhood Children Working on the Streets of Hanoi"
16:50-17:50 General exchange of ideas and information
17:50-18:00 Closing Remarks

"One-page Presentation 2006" will be displayed on the 4th floor for more research presentations.

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