Symposium in Memory of Professor Masahiko Aoki

The Ever Changing Three Decades: Japan's course from the perspective of comparative institutional analysis

  • Program


  • Time and Date: Symposium: 15:30-17:45 / Reception: 18:00-19:30; Tuesday, October 6, 2015
  • Venue: Iino Hall and Conference Center (2-1-1, Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free (Reception ¥1,000)
  • Capacity: 200
  • Host: Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)


15:30 - 15:35 Opening Remarks

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

15:35 - 16:00 Speech: "Professor Masahiko Aoki's Personality and Accomplishments: From decentralized planning procedure through theory of firms to comparative economic systems"

SUZUMURA Kotaro (Professor Emeritus and Honorary Fellow, Waseda University/ Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University / Member, The Japan Academy)

16:00 - 17:45 Panel Discussion

Panelist and Moderator

TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow and Program Director, RIETI / Professor, the Graduate School of Business & Commerce, Keio University)

Panelists (in order of appearance)

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Graduate School of Commerce, Waseda University / Director, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study)

OKAZAKI Tetsuji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo)

ITOH Hideshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University)

18:00 - 19:30 Reception


NAKAJIMA Atsushi (Chairman, RIETI)