9th International Workshop of Methods in International Finance Network (MIFN):

“Globalization: Markets and Governments”

Osaka Umeda Campus, Kwansei Gakuin University

Osaka, Japan, 29-30 October, 2015

Professor Masahiro Kawai, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
Professor Fumio Hayashi, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

PROGRAM and PAPERS (updated on 10/28/2015)

About MIFN
The Methods in International Finance Network (MIFN) aims at promoting research in the field of international finance. It provides a platform for researchers and advanced PhD students to exchange research ideas and share new research findings with an emphasis on the interactions between econometric methods and economic theory. The Network activities include an annual conference, the exchange of PhD students between participating universities, and joint applications for grants. The annual conference organized by the Network is designed to facilitate discussion and fruitful exchange between researchers working in the field of international finance, broadly defined. Previous workshops took place at University of Maastricht (Netherlands, 2007), IESE Business School (Spain, 2008), University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg, 2009), University of Shandong (China, 2010), University of Orléans (France, 2011), Macquarie University (Australia, 2012), University of Namur (Belgium, 2013), and IÉSEG – School of Management (France, 2014).

Osaka Umeda Campus of Kwansei Gakuin University
There will be a conference dinner on the evening of October 29. All presenters and discussants are invited.


Conveniently located hotels
Standard: Hotel New-Hankyu Osaka, Hotel New-Hankyu Annex
Luxurious: Hotel Hankyu International

Kansai Internatinal Airport
Osaka (Itami) International Airport

Transportaion from Kansai/Osaka (Itami) airports
Airport limousine bus service (bound for Osaka Station (Umeda) Area)