Thematic Programs

Researchers Meeting on Global Risks


Information

This online meeting introduces the research currently being conducted by researchers on the topic of global risks, such as financial risks associated with climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic. The target audience are graduate students, prospective graduate students, and researchers interested in this topic. It will provide an opportunity to exchange information and opinions, as well as gaining a deeper understanding of the discussed issues.

Date and Time

Friday, May 28, 2021 16:15 – 18:00 (JST)

Venue

Online (Zoom)
Capacity: 100

Registration

Registration deadline : Thursday, May 27, 2021, 16:00 (JST)
https://forms.gle/KoRU9T8fXSeGAAmGA

Speakers

Nazmus Sadat Khan (Economist at World Bank, Bangladesh)
Lamia Bazzaoui (Ph.D. Candidate, Tohoku University)
Willem Thorbecke (Senior Fellow at RIETI; FFJ Fellow at EHESS, France)

Time Schedule

Chair: Jun Nagayasu (Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University)
16:15 – 16:20
Opening Remarks
Jun Nagayasu (Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University)
16:20 – 16:50
Nazmus Sadat Khan (World Bank, Bangladesh)
Managing fiscal risks associated with climate change in Bangladesh
16:50 – 17:20
Lamia Bazzaoui (Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University)
Cyclical reaction of fiscal policy and its relationship with the current account balance
17:20 – 17:50
Willem Thorbecke (RIETI; EHESS, France)
The exposure of French and South Korean firms to exchange rates and the COVID-19 Pandemic: evidence from the stock market
17:50 – 18:00
General Discussion and Closing Remarks

Contact

Email: tfc_webinar1*grp.tohoku.ac.jp (change * to @)

Hosted by

  • Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Organization for Research Promotion, Tohoku University
  • Center for Data Science and Service Research, Graduate School of Economics and Management and Policy Design Lab, Tohoku University