JVEC Workshop
Jul. 2003 - Jul. 2004 

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


Date / Time Presenter Topic Status
1) JUL 05 / 14:00-16:00  Mr Do Ngoc Huynh
(Ph.D, Osaka University)
"Human Capital, Poverty Trap, and Industrialization" (PDF 405KB) Summary
2) AUG 16 / 14:00-16:00  Professor Kenichi Ohno
"Vietnam's Industrialization Strategy in the Age of Globalization" (Word 374KB) Summary
3) SEP 20 / 14:00-16:00
at  Lecture Room B 
Mr Phan Minh Ngoc
(Kyushu University, 3rd year PhD student)
"Exports and Long-run Growth in Vietnam, 1976-2001" (Word 383KB) Summary
4) OCT 18 /
Mr Tadashi Kikuchi
(Keio Univ. Part-time teacher)
"Aspects of inequality in Vietnam: Measurement, Decomposition and Intertemporal change in 1993, 1998"
Japanese version (Word 200KB)  
English version
(Word 232KB)


5) NOV 22 / 14:00-16:00
at Lecture Room B
Mr Pham Truong Hoang
(Master Course, Yokohama National University)
"Regional Supplier Networks and Competitive Advantage: Case studies of Honda and Vietnamese Companies(PPT 639KB)


6) DEC 20 / 14:00-17:00
(last 1 hour is for free discussion)
Mr Do Ngoc Huynh
(Ph.D, Osaka University)
"Job Rotation, Corruption, and Tax Administration in the Developing Countries" (Word 565KB)

not ready

JVEC "Bonenkai" (end-year party) after the 6th workshop. 


Date Presenter Topic Status
7) JAN 24 / 14:00-17:00 Professor Izumi Ohno
(GRIPS Development Forum)
"Linking Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction -Large-Scale Infrastructure in the Context of Vietnam's CPRGS-" (PDF 551KB)

not ready

This GRIPS study was conducted for MPI and the Japanese government to firmly establish infrastructure (one of the growth elements) in CPRGS. It assesses channels, impacts and issues of transport and power investments. This report was presented at the CG in Hanoi, Dec. 2003. Click for more information

Dr. Hisaaki Mitsui (International Development Center of Japan) "Impact Assessment of Transport Infrastructure Projects in Northern Vietnam" (PDF 480KB)

This in-depth study conducted under JBIC analyzes the regional economic impact of Highway no.5 and Hai Phong Port upgrading. It was presented to concerned officials and donors in Hanoi on two occasions. Prof. Tran Van Tho also advised the drafting process.

8) FEB 21 /
Mr Hisashi Nakatomi
(Chief of the Vietnam Desk, Deputy Director, First Southeast Asian Division, Asian and Oceania Affairs Bureau, MOFA)
"The Scale of the Underground Economy in Vietnam -- Estimates using the Monetary Approach --"
Japanese Version
(Word 245KB)
(in Japanese, Word 26KB)
English summary (Word 32KB)
English Resume (Word 109KB)

not ready

9) APR 3 /
Professor Nozomu Kawabata 
(Tohoku Univ.)
"The Thai Steel Industry after the Asian Currency Crisis: Corporate Reconstruction, Inter-firm Division of Labor and Trade Problem"
Japanese Version
(Link, PDF file)
Vietnamese Version
(Link, PDF file)

not ready

Mr Kohei Mishima (Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku Univ.) “Motorcycle Industry in Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia”
(English, PDF file, 16KB)
Presentation Paper (PDF 100KB)
10) MAY 29 / 14:00-17:00
Lecture Room B
Mr Le Viet Anh
(Nagoya University, 1st year PhD student)
"Locational Determinants of FDI: the case of Vietnam" (Word 549KB)
Presentation slides (PPT 514KB)


11) June 26 / 14:00-17:00 Mr Nguyen Duc Thanh
(GRIPS, 1st year Phd student)
"A Model of Optimal Brain Drain" 
(PDF 82KB)
Presentation PPT
(PDF 36KB)


12) July 24 / 14:00-17:00 Ms Nguyen Thi Hanh 
(Research Associate at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation)
"Financial intermediaries in Vietnam: current performance and directions for improvement" (PDF 875KB)
(PDF 16KB)
Box Appendix (Xls 125KB) 
Tables (Xls 349 KB) 
Presentation Slides (PPT 406 KB)


There will be no workshop in August.

Sorry, the September workshop has been cancelled.

*TBA=To be announced. / *N/Y=Not confirmed yet.

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