An International Conference

Asian Crisis, VI: 
Financial Crisis and Economic Growth

University of Tokyo, August 30-31, 2004


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Organizing Units and Sponsors:

Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo

Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy, University of Tokyo

Research Center for International Economics, University of Washington

Japanese Government Ministry of Education Aid for Science Research on Priority Area (B)

Program Committee:

Shin-ichi Fukuda, University of Tokyo (co-chair)
Kar-yiu Wong,
University of Washington (co-chair)

Joshua Aizenman, University of California, Santa Cruz

Chung Mo Koo, Kangwon National University

Jeff Chien-Fu Lin, National Taiwan University

Ramkishen S. Rajan, University of Adelaide

Thomas D. Willett, Claremont Graduate University

Supporting Units:

Department of Economics, National Taiwan University

Institute of Industrial Research, Kangwon National University, Korea

Local Organizer: Eiji Ogawa, Hitotsubashi University

This is the sixth one of the conference series on the Asian crisis that began in 1997. (The previous ones were held in Seattle 1998, Seattle 2000, Tokyo, Japan 2001, Taipei, Taiwan 2002, and Chuncheon, Korea 2003.) Papers that analyze the causes and effects of the crisis, and the recent recovery of these countries, their economic growth and development, and their economic relations with the rest of the world are most welcome. Papers for presentation can be either theoretical or empirical. 

If interested, please send by May 15, 2004 a draft of your paper (or an extended abstract 300 500  words), together with your name, mailing and e-mail addresses, phone and fax numbers, affiliation and academic position to (e-mail submission is preferred):

  1. for people in Japan: Shin-ichi Fukuda, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, JAPAN <>

  2. for people in other places: Kar-yiu Wong, Department of Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-3330, USA <>.

If a paper is accepted, a version for presentation will be due on July 25, 2004.

While participants are encouraged to find their own resources for traveling and accommodation, partial travel subsidies are available to a limited number of participants. If you need a subsidy, please state the amount requested and the lowest round-trip airfare between your city and Tokyo.

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