The 14th Irvine-Japan Conference on Public Policy is co-sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Jack W. Peltason Center for the Study of Democracy.

An outline of the conference schedule is below.  If you plan on attending the lunch please RSVP to


February 2, 2018

Social Sciences Plaza B, room 5206


Breakfast: 8:30-9:00

Welcoming Remarks: 9:00-9:10

Session I: 9:10-10:50

- Property Tax Reform and Land Use in Japan (tentative) (joint with Motohiro Sato)

By Tomomi MIYAZAKI; Kobe University/University of California, Irvine

 - Endogenous Timing and Income Inequality in the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods: Theory and Experiment (joint with J. Itaya, K. Kurosaka)

By Atsue MIZUSHIMA; Otaru University of Commerce

Coffee Break: 10:50-11:10

Session II: 11:10-12:00

- Measuring School Quality

By Damon CLARK; University of California, Irvine

Lunch: 12:00-13:20

Session III: 13:20-15:00

 - Cost Paradox under Co-opetition

By Keisuke HATTORI; Osaka University of Economics

 - Why Inaccurate Agents Are Corrupt (joint with Amihai Glazer)

By Kimiko TERAI; Keio University

 30 minutes for presentation; 20 minutes for discussion


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