International Symposium

Productivity Growth in the Global Economy: Innovation in the Service Sector and the Role of Intangible Assets (Handouts)

Information

  • Time and Date:
    13:00-17:55, Friday, June 22, 2007
  • Venue:
    Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka, Shinryoku Banquet Room, Convention Center, Goshiki 1F
    1-2, Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
  • Language:
    Japanese / English (with simultaneous interpretation)
  • Handouts

    Symposium Chair: KIMURA Takako (RIETI)

    Opening Remarks

    FUJITA Masahisa (President and Chief Research Officer, RIETI / Professor, Konan University / Adjunct Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University)

    Keynote Speech

    Chair:
    ASABA Shigeru (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University)

    Keynote Speech 1: "Productivity in Japan, US, and Major EU Economies: Is Japan Falling Behind?"

    MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University)
    Presentation [PDF:121KB]

    Keynote Speech 2: "Has the Japanese Economy Turned the Corner? An International Comparative Perspective on Japan's Productivity Revival"

    Bart VAN ARK (Full Professor, Department of International Economics and Business, University of Groningen / Executive Director, Economic Research, The Conference Board, New York)
    Presentation [PDF:268KB]

    Keynote Speech 3: "Innovation and Industry Dynamics in U.S. Retail Trade"

    Ron S. JARMIN (Research Director, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau)
    Presentation [PDF:189KB]

    15:55-17:50 Panel Discussion: "How Can We Increase Productivity Growth in the Global Economy?"

    Chair:
    NAGAOKA Sadao (Research Counselor, RIETI / Director and Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)

    Panelists:

    KURODA Masahiro (President, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Cabinet Office, Government of Japan)
    Presentation [PDF:521KB]

    WATANABE Shotaro (Independent Director, Resona Holdings, Inc. / Director, Isetan Co., Ltd. / Former Vice-Chairman and President, Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives))

    SATO Shin (Executive Officer, QB Net Co., Ltd.)
    Presentation [PDF:233KB]

    SAKATA Ichiro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI / Special Assistant to Director General, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, METI / Visiting Associate Professor, Technology Management for Innovation, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo)
    Presentation [PDF:87KB]
    Reference [PDF:154KB]

    Bart VAN ARK (Full Professor, Department of International Economics and Business, University of Groningen / Executive Director, Economic Research, The Conference Board, New York)

    Ron S. JARMIN (Research Director, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau)

    FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)

    Closing Remarks:

    OIKAWA Kozo (Chairman, RIETI)