RIETI and IDE-JETRO International Workshop

Non-permanent Jobs and Economic Globalization

  • Program



9:00 - 9:05 Opening Remarks

OIKAWA Kozo (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI))

MARUYA Toyojiro (Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO))

9:05 - 9:15 Introduction

SATO Hitoshi (RIETI)

Session 1

Chair: SATO Hitoshi (RIETI)

9:15 - 10:15 "Employment Fluctuations in a Dual Labor Market"

Juan F. JIMENO (The Bank of Spain)

Discussant: TSURU Kotaro (RIETI)

10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:30 "Incomplete Information and the Timing to Adjust Labor:Evidence from the Lead-Lag Relationship between Temporary Help Employment and Permanent Employment"

ONO Yukako (Keio University)

Discussant: KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (RIETI and Hitotsubashi University)

11:30 - 12:30 "Impact of Global Competition on the Share of Nonstandard Workers"

AHN Joyup (Korea Labor Institute)

Discussant: MATSUBARA Kiyoshi (Nihon University)

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

Session 2


13:30 - 14:30 "The Effect of Protection of Temporary Workers on Employment Levels: Evidence from the 2007 Reform in South Korea"

KANG Changhui (Chung-Ang University)

Discussant: MACHIKITA Tomohiro (IDE-JETRO)

14:30 - 15:30 "Non-permanent Jobs and Globalization: Evidence from Japan"


Discussant: TOMIURA Eiichi (RIETI and Yokohama National University)

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:45 Presentation by Mr. Wakasugi's study group

16:45 - 16:50 Closing Remarks

WAKASUGI Ryuhei (RIETI and Kyoto University)