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ERIA Symposium "Energy and Food Strategy for Sustainable Economic Growth in East Asia

ERIA Symposium "Energy and Food Strategy for Sustainable Economic Growth in East Asia

The Eleventh International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association (EAEA11)

Held in Manila, the Philippines
On November 15-16, 2008
ERIA Sponsored Sessions: November 16, 2008 (Sunday)
Lunch hosted by ERIA

Session 1: Deepening Economic Integration and Energy Security
Moderator: Fukunari Kimura, Keio University and ERIA
Opening Remarks: Hidetoshi Nishimura, Executive Director, ERIA

Economic Integration 1
"Deepening Economic Integration in East Asia: Summary of Findings and Ongoing Research Agenda"
Speaker: Jenny Corbett, ANU, Australia and So Umezaki, BRC/JETRO
Discussant: Hyun-Hoon Lee, Kangwon National University, Korea

"Predicting Long-Term Effects of Infrastructure Development Projects in Continental South East Asia: IDE Geographical Simulation Model"
Speaker: Toshitaka Gokan and Ikumo Isono, IDE/JETRO
Discussant: Ho-Yeon Kim, Sungkyunkwan University

"Benchmarking of Biodiesel Fuel Standardization in East Asia"
Speaker: Zenaida Y. Monsada, Department of Energy, Philippines
Discussant: Nuwong Chollacoop, Bioenergy Laboratory, National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC), Thailand

Session 2: Narrowing Gaps of Economic Development
Moderator: Hank Lim, SIIA, Singapore

Industrial Cluster
"Firm-Level Evidences on Innovation and Technology Sources from Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam"
Speaker: Yasushi Ueki, BRC/JETRO
Discussant: Archanun Kohpaiboon, Thammasat University

"Narrowing Gaps of Economic Development between Forerunning ASEAN and CLMV Countries"
Speaker: Masami Ishida, IDE/JETRO
Discussant: Weerapat Sessomboon, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

SMEs Development
"Development of Multi-tier Subcontracting System in India"
Speaker: Shuji Uchikawa, BRC/JETRO
Discussant: Keshab Das, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, India


19 November 2008



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