RIETI Seminar

Economic Analysis of Resource and Environmental Problems—Case Study in Fishery

  • Program


  • Time and Date: 13:00-16:45, May 20, 2010
  • Venue: RIETI's seminar room
  • Host: RIETI, The Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (SEEPS)


13:00 - 13:05 Opening Remarks

TAKAHASHI Chiaki (Vice Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry)

13:05 - 13:45 Keynote Speech

"Crisis of the Fishing Industry and Revival Measures"

KOMATSU Masayuki (Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))

"Emissions Trading System"

KASHIWABARA Kyoko (Director, Environment and Economy Office, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, METI))

13:45 - 15:30 Report Session

Chair: HATTA Tatsuo (President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))

Report 1 "History of the Fishing Industry: Changes in policies and industry in Japan"

KUROKURA Hisashi (Professor, Global Agricultural Sciences, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

Report 2 "Eco-labeling of Fish and Fishery Products in Japan: Analysis of a web survey"

MORITA Tamaki (Associate Professor, Department of Glocal Policy Administration, Yamanashi Prefectural University)

Discussion 1

YAMASHITA Toko (Professor of Economics, Meikai Univeristy)

14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break

Report 3 "Efficiency of Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) when Fishers are able to Choose Vessel Sizes: An experimental approach"

HIGASHIDA Keisaku (Professor, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University)

Report 4 "Capacity Output and Possibility of Cost Reduction: Fishery management in Japan"

MANAGi Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI/Associate Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University)

Discussion 2

ARIZONO Makoto (former Executive Director, Yamaguchi Prefectural Fisheries Research Center)

15:30 - 15:45 Break

15:45 - 16:45 Panel Discussion


ONISHI Manabu (Post-doctoral Fellow, The Kinugasa Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University)

OHASHI Takanori (Deputy-Director, Fisheries Policy Planning Division, Fisheries Agency)

KATSUKAWA Toshio (Associate Professor, Faculty of Bioresources, Mie University)

HARADA Atsushi (General Manager, Marine Business Strategy Office, Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd.)

YAGI Nobuyuki (Project Associate Professor, Graduate School Of Agricultural And Life Science, The University of Tokyo)


TAKARADA Yasuhiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI/Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Nanzan University)