Japan-Korea Workshop on Productivity Analysis


  • Date: December 7, 2012
  • Conference Venue: Faculty of Economics, Shinyang Auditorium (Room 404), Seoul National University
  • Organizing Institutions: The project on the "Impact of ICT Investment, Human Capital, and Market Dynamics on Japan's Service Sector Productivity (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research Project)," Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) and College of Economics, Nihon University / Korea Productivity Center / Center for National Competitiveness, Seoul National University / SSK Research Unit for Firm Dynamics, School of Economics, Sogang University

December 7

9:30 Coffee and Registration

10:00 - 10:20 Welcome Remarks

Hak K. PYO (Seoul National University)

10:20 - 12:20 Session 1

Chair: Jisoon LEE (Seoul National University)

10:20 - 11:20 Some Stylized Facts on Firm Distribution in Korea

Jeong-dong LEE (Seoul National University)

Joonho NA (Seoul National University)

Discussant: Sokbae LEE (Seoul National University)

11:20 - 12:20 Screening and Coaching: Empirical Examination of Syndicated Venture Capital

MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Development Bank of Japan (DBJ))

TAKIZAWA Miho (Toyo University)

Discussant: Jung-Wook KIM (Seoul National University)

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 15:30 Session 2

Chair: Young Hoon LEE (Sogang University)

13:30 - 14:30 Human Capital and Firm-level Productivity from the Human Capital Corporate Panel (HCCP) Data in Korea

Hak K. PYO (Seoul National University)

Saerang SONG

Byungmo CHOI

Discussant: Hyeok JEONG (KDI School)

14:30 - 15:30 Bank's Role as an Information Provider for Exports: Evidence from Listed and Unlisted Firm Data

INUI Tomohiko (Nihon University)

ITO Keiko (Senshu University)

MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Development Bank of Japan (DBJ))

Discussant: Byung Yeon KIM (Seoul National University)

15:30 - 15:50 Coffee break

15:50 - 17:50 Session 3

Chair: FUKAO Kyoji (Hitotsubashi University)

15:50 - 16:50 International Comparison of Total Factor Productivity from the KLEMS Database

Hak K. PYO (Seoul National University)

Hyunbae CHUN (Sogang University)

Keun Hee RHEE (Korea Productivity Center)

Discussant: Sungbae MUN (Kookmin University)

16:50 - 17:50 Productivity Dynamics: A Comparison of Korea and Japan in the Manufacturing Sectors

Sanghoon AHN (KDI)

Younggak KIM (Senshu University)

Hyeog Ug KWON (Nihon University)

Discussant: Jungsoo PARK (Sogang University)

17:50 - 18:00 Closing Remarks

FUKAO Kyoji (Hitotsubashi University)

18:30 - 20:30 Dinner


  • Hyeog Ug KWON (Nihon University)
  • Jungsoo PARK (Sogang University)
  • Keun Hee RHEE (Korea Productivity Center)