Regular seminar

The 30th Regular Seminar (coming)

Date and time July 18 (Wed), 2018 13:30–15:00
Venue Hitotsubashi University, Mercury Tower 3F #3302
Speaker Dr. Makoto TOBE, Senior Advisor (health financing/health systems) of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (an adjunct member of HIAS Health)
Title Enabling pregnant women in rural mountainous areas of the Philippines to deliver babies at health facilities without suffering financial hardship — Cooperation for attaining Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Language English

The 29th regular seminar/Public Economics Workshop(coming)

Date and time June 27 (Wed), 2018 13:15~14:45
Venue Hitotsubashi University, Mercury Tower 3F #3302
Speaker Dr. Reo TAKAKU, Senior Researcher, Institute for Health Economics and Policy
Title Detecting Waste in Health Care *via* Hospital Sorting
Language English

The 28th Regular Seminar/Public Economics Work Shop(coming)

Date and time June 25 (Mon), 2018 13:30-15:00
Venue Hitotsubashi University, Mercury Tower 3F #3302
Speaker Dr. Shinya SUGAWARA, Junior Associate Professor, Department of Business Economics, Tokyo University of Science
Title Pay-for-Performance and Selective Referral in Long-Term Care (joint with Toshiaki Iizuka and Haruko Noguchi)
Language English

The 27th Regular Seminar

Date and time May 30 (Wed), 2018 16:30-18:00
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Dr. Tamahi KATO (YAMAUCHI), Adjunct Research Associate, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University (HIAS Health member)
Title Monitoring governance, management and operational capacity of mutual health organizations in three regions of Senegal: Findings from the 2017 Survey
Language English

The 26th Regular Seminar

Date and time April 13 (Fri), 2018 16:00-17:30
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Dr. Niels-Hugo Blunch, Associate Professor of Economics, Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, Washington and Lee University, USA
Title Unintended Consequences: Program Evaluation and The World Bank Vs. Adult Literacy Programs and Child Mortality
Language English

The 25th Regular Seminar

Date and time April 6 (Fri), 2018 16:00-17:30
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Professor. Aki Tsuchiya, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) and Department of Economics, The University of Sheffield, UK
Title Comparing inequality and risk aversion in social welfare for health and income: an empirical analysis using hypothetical scenarios with losses
Language English

The 24th Regular Seminar

Date and time March 15 (Thu), 2018 15:00-16:30
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Dr. KATO (YAMAUCHI), Tamahi, Adjunct Research Associate, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University (a member of HIAS Health)
Title Agricultural input subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa - the case of Tanzania
Language English

The 23rd Regular Seminar/Public Economics Work Shop/International Seminar

Date and time February 6 (Tue), 2018 17:30-19:00
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Prof. Josselin Thuilliez, Research Professor, CNRS at Sorbonne Economic Center (CES, University of Paris 1, Pantheon Sorbonne)
Title Information quantity, disease risk, and technology adoption: experimental evidence from Burkina Faso.
Language English

The 20th Regular Seminar

Date and time December, 20 (Wed), 2017, 18:00-19:30
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Dr. Andrew Mirelman, Research Fellow, Center for Health Economics, University of York, UK
Title Accounting for equity in the assessment of fiscal policies for health
Language English

The 18th Regular Seminar/Hitotsubashi University Health Economics International Workshop

Date and time November 13 (Mon), 2017 16:30-19:00
Venue Hitotsubashi Hall 2F, Meeting Room 1 and 2 (National Center of Sciences Building 2F, 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda, Tokyo 101-8439)
Speaker Dr. Yot Teerawattananon, Founding Manager, Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP), Department of Health, Thailand
Title “No Health without HTA: a short story of HITAP in Thailand and beyond”
Language English

【Cancelled】The 16th Regular Seminar

Date and time October 16 (Mon) 2017, 16:30-18:00
Venue Hitotsubashi University, Mercury Tower 3F #3302
Speaker Dr. Guanghua Wan, Principal Economist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Title Income Distribution and NCDs: Empirical Evidence from China.
Language English

The 13th Regular Seminar

Date and time August 31 (Thu) , 2017 14:00-15:30
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Dr. Alisa Dicaprio, Research Fellow, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Title “Will blockchain change healthcare? Use cases, time horizon, and current state of the technology”
Language English

The 11th Regular Seminar

Date and time June 28 (Wed.), 2017; 17:10-19:00
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Dr. Ying YAO, HIAS Postdoctoral Researcher, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University
Title Price Offers of Pharmaceutical Procurement in China: Evidence from Guangdong Province
Language English

The 10th Regular Seminar

Date and time May 24 (Wed.) 17, 2016; 10-18:55
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Prof. Roy Thurik (Erasmus University, the Netherlands/Institute of Economic and Political Studies, Kansai University, Japan)
Title Genes and entrepreneurship: a discovery in the world of behavior and biology
Language English

The 9th Regular Seminar

Date and time March 6 (Mon.) , 2016; 16:30-18:00
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Dr. Kyunghee Lee, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Michigan State University
Title Impact of Head Start Quality on Low Income Children in US
Language English

The 6th Regular Seminar

Date and time February 14 (Tue) , 2016; 16:30-18:00
Venue HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Speaker Prof. Nazmi Sari (Department of Economics, University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
Title Physical activity and health outcomes: Evidence from Canadian population surveys
Language English

The 4th Regular Seminar

Date and time September 30th (Fri), 2016; 16:30-18:00
Venue Hitotsubashi University, Mercury Tower 3F #3302
Speaker Ryota NAKAMURA Research Fellow, Center for Health Economics, University of York, UK
(From Oct. 1, 2016, Associate Professor, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University)
(a member of the Research Center for Health Policy and Economics, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study)
Title Impact of a `choice architecture’ on medical prescription in Japanese national health insurance system
Language English