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

Japan-IMF Macroeconomic Seminar for Asia (JIMS) 2021

Japan-IMF Macroeconomic Seminar for Asia (JIMS) 2021

Venue: GRIPS 3C (3F)

Disclaimer : Rescheduled program for JIMS2021 Seminar (From March 1 – 5 → September 27 – October 1)

Please be advised that this program may change without prior notice due effects of the pandemic.

Date Time / Session
September 27 Monday
10:00-12:30

The World Economic Outlook under COVID-19

Chair: Prof. Yuqing Xing, GRIPS

Speaker: Mr. Jonathan Dunn, Deputy Head, IMF-OAP

Discussant: Dr. Chi hung Kwan, Senior Fellow, the Nomura Institute of Capital Market Research

12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30-16:00

Monetary Policy Reponses in the US, Japan and the EU to the COVID-19 recession

Chair: TBD

Speaker: Dr.Toshitaka Sekine, Professor, Hitotsubashi University

Discussant: Prof. Tomohiro Kinoshita, Otemon Gakuin University

September 28 Tuesday
9:30-12:00

Fiscal Stimulus of Advanced Countries for fighting the COVID-19 recession

Chair: Prof. Roberto León-González, GRIPS

Speaker: Prof.Atsushi Nakajima, University of Niigata Prefecture (Tentative)

Discussant: Prof. Hiroko Ota, GRIPS

12:00-13:30

Lunch

13:30-16:00

Roundtable Discussion: The pandemic recession and the limitations of macroeconomic policy

Facilitator: Prof. Hiroaki Miyamoto of Tokyo Metropolitan University

September 29 Wednesday
9:30-12:00

The Economic Impact of Regional Economic Integration

Chair: TBD

Speaker: Prof. Kenichi Kawasaki, GRIPS

Discussant: Dr. Willem Thorbecke, RIETI

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:30-16:00

Field Trip (by subway)

Faculty Leader: GRIPS Faculty

14:00-15:00 Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)

15:00-16:00 Briefing (TSE)

September 30 Thursday
9:30-12:00

Exchange Rate Management and Foreign Exchange Policy

Chair: TBD

Speaker: Prof. Junko Shimizu, Gakushuin University

Discussant:Foreign Exchange Markets Division, Int’l Bureau, MOF (TBD)

12:00-13:30

Lunch

13:30-16:00

The US-China Trade War and the Pandemic: The Risks to Global Value Chains

Chair: Prof. Minchung Hsu, GRIPS

Speaker: Prof. Yuqing Xing, GRIPS

Discussant: TBD

October 1 Friday
8:30-11:00

Policies for supporting the recovery of the service sector and SMEs: the experiences of advanced economies

Chair: Prof. Yoko Kijima, GRIPS

Speaker: TBD

Discussant: TBD

11:00-12:30

Lunch

12:30-15:00

Roundtable Discussion: the COVID-19 Recession and Macroeconomic Policy Responses of Emerging Asia

Facilitator: Prof. Yuqing Xing, GRIPS

15:15-15:45

Completion Ceremony @GRIPS

October 2 Saturday
differs from your flight time

Return to home country

*Each session will have a speaker and a Chair /discussant. The Chair will introduce the speaker and discussant, join the discussion, and monitor the progress of the session; the speaker will give one hour presentation, lead the discussion and answer questions from participants; the discussant will make 15-30 minutes comments on the presentation and lead the discussion whenever it is necessary.

HOW TO APPLY

Application Period: December 14.2020 to April 23, 2021

e-brochure

Online Application Form

Announcement of Document Review Result: Mid June

Attach following documents to your online application.

  1. Recommendation from your Institution
    download here
  2. Final Academic Qualification (Copy of Certificate/Degree/Diploma)

If you cannot access the online application page, please contact jims@grips.ac.jp

Contents of email should include

  1. Your name
  2. Country
  3. Institution
  4. Your E-mail address

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