2008 Japan- Korea Industrial Database Workshop

Date: August 29-30, 2008
Place: Faculty of Economics, Shinushu University, 3-1-1, Asahi, Matsumoto, Nagano
Organizers: Shinshu University,
Korea Productivity Center,
Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University,
Research Institute of Oriental Cultures, Gakushuin University,
College of Economics, Nihon University

Friday, August 29

9:00 - 9:15 Opening Remarks [PDF: 108KB]
Kyoji Fukao and Hak K. Pyo
Session 1 Studies in industry-level productivity in Korea
Chair: Tomohiko Inui
9:15 - 10:00 The Estimation of Initial and End-of-Period Capital Stocks
Hak K. Pyo and Sun Young Jung
10:05 - 10:50 The Reconciliation of EU-KLEMS Korea Database and KIP Database
Keunhee Rhee and Aram Moon
10:50 - 11:10 coffee and tea break
11:10 - 11:55 A Satellite Account for Research and Development in Korea
Hyunbae Chun and Eun Kyung Jeon
11:55 - 13:00 Lunch
Session 2 Firm and plant level data analysis in Korea and Japan
Chair: Hak K. Pyo
13:00 - 13:45 Survival Pattern Changes of Korean Manufacturing Establishments before and after the Asian Financial Crisis [PDF: 311KB]
Chulwoo Baek
13:50 - 14:35 Estimates of Total Factor Productivity, ICT Contributions and Resource Reallocation Effects in Japan and Korea [PDF: 368KB]
Kyoji Fukao, Tsutomu Miyagawa, Hak K. Pyo and Keun Hee Rhee

Saturday, August 30

Session 3 Why has the productivity growth in Japan slowed down?
Chair: Toshiyuki Matsuura
9:00 - 9:45 Intangible Investment in Japan: New Estimates and Contribution to Economic Growth [PDF: 262KB]
Kyoji Fukao, Tsutomu Miyagawa, Kentaro Mukai, Yukio Shinoda, and Konomi Tonogi
9:50 - 10:35 Why Do Wages Deviate from Labor Productivity? [PDF: 156KB]
Kaoru Hosono, Tatsuji Makino and Yoko Takahashi
10:35 - 10:45 Closing Remarks
Joji Tokui