The 17th International Conference
of the Japan Economic Policy Association

The Main Theme

" Do Our Best Days Lie Ahead?:
Stable Growth or Unstable Decline "

Plenary Session 1: "Active Monetary Easing and Stable Growth Policy"
Guest Speakers:
"Issues and Challenges of Monetary and Fiscal Policies Caused by Quantity Easing by Central Banks"[DL]
Jerry L. JORDAN, President of the Pacific Academy for Advanced Studies, USA
   Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland,
Former member of President Ronald Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers
"Overview of Bank of Japan's Monetary Easing Policy" [DL] [DL of Paper]
 Sayuri SHIRAI, Professor of Economics, Keio University, Japan
Former member of the Policy Board of the Bank of Japan
"Are Non-Traditional Monetary Policies Effective for Stable Growth?"[DL]
 Yoshinori SHIMIZU, Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
   Former President of the Japan Association of Monetary Economics.

Plenary Session 2: "Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Stable Growth P
Guest Speakers:
"Is Business Cycle Asymmetry Intrinsic in Industrialized Economies?"
James C. MORLEY, Professor of Macroeconomics, University of Sydney, Australia

"Estimating the Impacts of Tariff Changes"
Anthony E. LANDRY, Senior Research Advisor, Bank of Canada, Canada
Adjunct Professor of Finance, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Opening Address [DL]: Takashi YANAGAWA, President of the JEPA
Welcome Address [DL]: Naotsugu HAYASHI, Vice Chair of the International Committee

Headquarters of Keio Gijuku, SFC of Keio Gijuku, Mt.Fuji viewed from the Shonan Coast

(Cited from) 
Kamakura Daibutsu(Great Buddha), Hachimangu Shrine;aggregationId=101&albumid=101&filter=7&ff=274118053

Date: Excursion; October 26(Fri.)
Conference; October 27(Sat.) - 28(Sun.), 2018

Place: Shonan-Fujisawa Campus, Keio University
5322, Endo, Fujisawa-city, Kanagawa, Japan
Host: Keio University


JEPA2018 Call for Papers
JEPA2018 Program
Time Schedule
Important General Information
Abstracts & Full Papers
Application Form [DL]
Abstract Template [DL]
Full Paper Template [DL]
Comment Form [DL]
Registration and Hotel Reservations
Excursion Tour
Hotels at Fujisawa [ENG,
Airplanes to Tokyo[ENG, JPN]
Route Search
Restaurants around SFC of Keio University [ENG, JPN]
Map of Fujisawa
Weather forecast for Kanagawa

 The International Journal of Economic Policy Studies (IJEPS)
SFC, Keio University
Access to SFC of Keio University
Map of Conference Rooms
City of Fujisawa: Official Tourism Information[ENG,JPN]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 Application for the IJEPS
Call for Papers


2018/10/24: The 2nd version of Important General Information for Participants is uploaded.
Please read it before you attend the Conference.

2018/10/23: The 3rd version of the Program & Time Schedule are determined.
2018/10/15: Important General Information for Participants is uploaded.
2018/10/15:Request for Registration for the 17th International Conference
2018/10/6: The 2nd version of the Program is determined.
2018/9/25:Notice of the 17th International Conference
Please register on this Registration page by October 17.
2018/9/25: The 1st version of the Program is determined.
2018/9/25: The 2nd plan of the Time Schedule is determined.
2018/9/5: Guest speakers are determined.
2018/9/5: The 1st plan of the Time Schedule is determined.
2018/9/5: The Excursion Tour to the Great Buddha and Hachimangu Shrine is deternimed.
2018/6/25: The Registration page is opened.
2018/5/31: Notice of extension of the deadlines
2018/5/31: The deadline for full paper submission is extended to August 31.
2018/5/31: The deadline for abstract submission is extended to July 31.
2018/1/9: An announcement of the International Conference was posted on the INOMICS website.
2018/1/5: Notice of Call for Papers on the Plenary Sessions 2017 of IJEPS
2017/12/1: The website for the 2018 has been opened.

President: Takashi YANAGAWA

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

The Program Committee
Chair : Mitsuhiko SATAKE
Vice Chair : Kazuhiko NAKAHIRA
Vice Chair : Shumpei YAOITA
Secretary General : Daisaku GOTO
Vice Secretary General : Tomoko KINUGASA
E-mail: (# should be replaced by @)

The Managing Committee

Chair : Taro OZAWA
Vice Chair : Tatsuma WADA

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