The 16th International Conference
of the Japan Economic Policy Association

The Main Theme

" Deregulation and Stable Growth Policy
to Overcome the Deceleration of the World Economy

Plenary Session 1: Energy Reform and Economic Growth Policy
Guest Speakers:
"The European Energy Market Liberalization: remaining challenges and new opportunities" [DL]
Guido PEPERMANS, Professor, KU Leuven, Belgium
"Energy Reform in Japan for Economic Growth" [DL]
Hisao KIBUNE, Professor, Nagoya Gakuin University, Japan

Plenary Session 2: Politics and Economics of the TPP and Other Free Trade Agreements
Guest Speakers:
"The Future of Free Trade Agreements: A Singapore Perspective
" [DL]
XiaoPing CHEN, Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore
"Non-US TPP Agreement: Motivation and Implications for Vietnam" [DL]
Tien DAO Ngoc, Assistant Professor, Foreign Trade University, Vietnam

The above resumes can be cited only with the permission of the author.
Copyright(c) reserved.
Okinawa citizens, students and media correspondents are permitted to listen to the Plenary Sessions for free.

Opening Address [DL]: Takashi YANAGAWA, President of the JEPA
Welcome Address [DL]: Akira MAEDA, Chair of the International Committee

Tutelary Shisa (Lion), Shuri Castle, Okinawan dance

(Cited from) 

Date: November 4(Sat.) - 5(Sun.), 2017
Place: Okinawa Jichikaikan Hall
116-37, Asahi-cho, Naha-city, Okinawa
Host: The University of Ryukyu, Okinawa, JAPAN


JEPA2017 Call for Papers 
JEPA2017 Program
Time Schedule
Important General Information
Abstract Template [DL]
Full Paper Template [DL]
Comment Form [DL]
Registration and Hotel Reservations
Hotels at Naha 1 [ENG, JPN]
Hotels at Naha 2 [ENG, JPN]
Airplanes to Naha[ENG, JPN]
Route Search
Restaurants around Okinawa Jichikaikan Hall[ENG, JPN]
Map of Naha

Weather forecast for Okinawa
 The International Journal of Economic Policy Studies (IJEPS)
Okinawa Jichikaikan Hall
Access to Okinawa Jichikaikan Hall
Map of Conference Rooms
City of Naha: Official Tourism Information[ENG,JPN]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 Application for the IJEPS
Call for Papers
Call for Papers on Energy Reform
Call for Papers on Free Trade
Full Paper Template [DL]


2018/1/5:Notice of Call for Papers on the Plenary Sessions
2017/12/1: The website for the JEPA2018 has been opened.
2017/10/31: The place for the Art Attractions is changed to the Hall from the Foyer,
and the Time Schedule is slightly changed.
2017/10/28: The 3rd formal version of Program is uploaded.
2017/10/11:Request for Registration to All the Participants
2017/10/11: The 2nd formal version of Program is uploaded.
2017/10/10: Call for Papers of the IJEPS is revised.
2017/10/3:Notice of the 16th International Conference of the JEPA
2017/10/3: The 1st formal version of Program is uploaded.
2017/9/22:The 2nd tentative version of Program is determined.
2017/9/22: Important General Information is uploaded.
2017/9/10: The 1st tentative version of Program is determined.
2017/8/10: Guest Speakers are determined.
2017/8/5: Call for More Submissions by Foreign Applicants
2017/5/31: Announcement of extension of the deadlines
2017/5/31: The deadline for abstract submission is extended to July 31.
2017/5/31: The deadline for full paper submission is extended to August 31.
2016/12/14: The website for the JEPA2017 has been opened.

President: Takashi YANAGAWA

The International Committee
Chair: Akira MAEDA
Vice Chair: Naotsugu HAYASHI

The Program Committee
Chair : Mitsuhiko SATAKE
Vice Chair : Shumpei YAOITA
Secretary General : Kazuhiko NAKAHIRA
Vice Secretary General : Toru NAGAHARA
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The Managing Committee

Chair : Hajime OSHIRO
Vice Chair : Kazuyuki ISHIDA

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All Rights Reserved.