Masahiko Aoki Memorial Conference
The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) Japan Program with the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies (FSI) as well as the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), and the Stanford Department of Economics will be hosting a memorial conference and service on December 4th and 5th in honor of the late Masahiko Aoki. December 4th will be a full day conference featuring topics within Masa's extensive field of study and research including theoretical and applied economics, theory of institutions, corporate architecture and governance, and the Japanese and Chinese economies. The day will culminate with a cocktail reception. The Celebration of Life on December 5th will be a gathering for family and friends in remembrance of Masa with a light lunch reception to follow.
December 4, 2015
8:30am - 8:50am Breakfast & Registration
8:50am - 9:00am Welcome Remarks: Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University)
9:00am - 9:30am Kenneth Arrow (Stanford University), “The Role of Organizational Structure in the Economy”
9:30am - 10:00am Paul Milgrom (Stanford University), "Designing the US Incentive Auction"
10:00am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:00am Koichi Hamada, Yale University, “Masahiko Aoki: A Social Scientist"
11:00am - 11:30am Kotaro Suzumura (Hitotsubashi University), “Masahiko Aoki (1938-2015): Recollections of his Pilgrimage and Legacy in Japan”
11:30am - 12:00pm Yingyi Qian (Tsinghua University), "Masahiko Aoki and China"
12:00pm - 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm - 1:45pm Jiahua Che (Chinese University of Hong Kong) presenting Masahiko Aoki's
"Three-person game of institutional resilience vc transition: A model and
China-Japan comparative history"
1:45pm - 2:15pm Miguel Angel Garcia Cestona (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona), "Corporate Governance and Employee Participation: some lessons from Mondragon"
2:15pm - 2:45pm Herbert Gintis (Santa Fe Institute), "General Social Equilibrium and its Dynamics"
2:45pm - 3:15pm Break
3:15pm - 3:45pm Dale Jorgenson (Harvard University), "
3:45pm - 4:15pm Avner Greif (Stanford University), "Comparative Institutional Analysis: China and Europe Compared"
4:15pm - 4:45pm Francis Fukuyama (Stanford University), "Asian Kinship, Industrial Structure, and Trust in Government"
4:45pm - 5:00pm Closing, Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University)
5:00pm - 6:00pm Cocktail Reception
*Agenda is subject to change and will be updated as speakers are confirmed
December 5, 2015
Celebration of Life
10:30am - 11:00am Registration
11:00am - 12:00pm Celebration of Life
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch Reception