Winter International Trade Seminar (WITS)

Sunday, 4 March 2018 from to (Japan)
at Otaru University of Commerce, Sapporo Satellite ( Sapporo55 Bld. 3F )
Kita 5 Nishi 5-7 Chuo-ku Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0005 Japan


  1. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S), Grant No. 26220503, "Diverse Risk Assessment in the Global Economy from the Viewpoint of International Economics"
  2. Otaru University of Commerce

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  • Sunday, 4 March 2018
    • 09:00 - 09:10 Opening Remarks 10'
      Speaker: Jota Ishikawa (Hitotsubashi University)
    • 09:10 - 11:20 Session I: chaired by Taiji Furusawa (Hitotsubashi University)
      • 09:10 What is a Foreign Firm and does it Matter? 1h0'
        Speaker:     Pascalis Raimondos (Queensland University of Technology)
        Discussant: Tran Trang (Hitotsubashi University)
      • 10:20 The Impact of a Natural Disaster on Foreign Direct Investment and Vertical Linkages 1h0'
        Speaker:    Hayato Kato (Keio University)
        Discussant:Misato Sato (Kyoto Sangyo University)
    • 11:30 - 15:00 Session II: chaired by Lex Zhao (Kobe University)
      • 11:30 Intellectual Property Infringement by Imports and the US ITC: the Role of Injunctive Relief 1h0'
        Speaker:     James Brander (University of British Columbia)
        Discussant: Yoko Sakamoto (University of Wisconsin & Hitotsubashi University)
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
      • 14:00 Open-Access Renewable Resources and Urban Unemployment: Dual Institutional Failures in a Small Open Economy 1h0'
        Speaker:     Ichiro Daito (Keio University)
        Discussant: Haitao Cheng (Hitotsubashi University)
    • 15:10 - 17:20 Session III: chaired by Yoichi Sugita (Hitotsubashi University)
      • 15:10 Multichannel Distribution under International Oligopoly 1h0'
        Speaker:     Cong Pan (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)
        Discussant: Kunihiko Sato (Hitotsubashi University)
      • 16:20 Nurturing an Infant Industry by Markovian Subsidy Schemes 1h0'
        Speaker:     Ngo Van Long (McGill University)
        Discussant: Makoto Tanaka (Hitotsubashi University)
    • 17:20 - 17:30 Closing Remarks 10'
      Speaker: Chisato Shibayama (Otaru University of Commerce)