Grants Database For the year 2003: ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT, LABOR

Research/Conference/Seminar Grant Program for Japanese Studies
For the year 2003
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ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT, LABOR (12 projects)

日中少子高齢化の社会保障と経済への影響及び対策に関するシンポジウム
Duration September 1 - 5, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 上海社会科学院経済研究所 Institute of Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Science (China)
Descriptions 日本の少子高齢化が、21世紀の日本の人口、社会、経済とそれによる年金、医療、社会福祉を含める社会保障に与える影響及びそれに対応する社会政策について、日本の研究機関、大学、社会福祉関係機関から研究者、専門家及び実務者を招聘し、中国上海でシンポジウムを開催する。
Project Director 左 学金 Prof. Zuo Xuejin (上海社会科学院経済研究所 Institute of Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Science)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Project Outcome 『日中少子高齢化の社会保障と経済への影響及び対策に関するシンポジウム』. 上海社会科学院経済研究所・上海社会科学院人口と発展研究所.
Nicchuu Shoushi-Koureika no Shakai Hoshou to Keizai e no Eikyou Oyobi Taisaku ni Kansuru Shinpojiumu . Institute of Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Science.
日中経済発展における制度変遷と制度文化シンポジウム
Duration September 12 - 14, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 遼寧大学 日本研究所 Institute of Japan Studies, Liaoning University (China)
Descriptions 日中両国制度の変遷および制度文化と経済発展間の関係、制度の多元性と日中両国の制度文化が人類制度文明での地位、日中両国制度文化の比較、日中両国の具体的な経済制度およびその文化の意味、日中両国制度文化の発展方向などの方面について深く議論していく。
Project Director 莽 景石 Prof. Jing Xi (遼寧大学 Liaoning University)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
中日政府が両国中小企業の発展と合作を推進する中の役割
Duration August 5 - 12, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 遼寧省社会主義学院 Liaoning Province Socialism College (China)
Descriptions 日本と中国の専門家学者を招き、中日政府が両国中小企業の発展と合作を推進する中の役割を検討する。
Project Director 張 鳳羽 Prof. Zhang Feng Yu (遼寧省社会主義学院 Liaoning Province Socialism College)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Japan's ODA and Development of Northeast Asia
Duration October 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 北京東亜地域研究中心 Beijing Centre for East Asian Research (China)
Descriptions 日本のODAが北東アジア諸国で収めた実績を調査し、関連資料を集める。国際シンポジウムを開催し、各方面の意見を聴取した上で、日本のODAによる域経済のグローバル化の促進と共同発展をテーマとする総合報告書を提出する。
Project Director 林 暁光 Prof. Lin Xiao Guang (北京東亜地域研究中心 Beijing Centre for East Asian Research)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Caring for an Ageing Society: A Study of the Compatibility of Philippine and Japanese Policies
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research)
Organization Yuchengco Center of De La Salle University (Philippines)
Descriptions Because of the ageing population of Japan, there is a big demand for foreign care-givers in that country. The Philippines has the potential of becoming the largest supplier of care-givers to Japan. The comparative study, which will be jointly conducted by scholars from the Yuchengco Center of De La Salle University, the Kobe University and the Osaka University of Foreign Studies, will look into the social, political and legal dimensions of the issue. The survey method and documentary analysis of laws and policies will be employed.
Project Director Dr. Antonio Pedro, Jr. (Yuchengco Center of De La Salle University)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Japan-ASEAN: Cooperation Toward Sustainable Development
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Seminar, Workshop)
Organization Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)
Descriptions The Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University will arrange 3 seminars every 4 months between June 2003- February 2004. The seminar will include government officials, NGOs, businessmen, civic groups and interested persons. Seminar proceeding will be published for further dissemination.
Project Director Prof. Surichai Wun'Gaeo (Chulalongkorn University)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
The International Migration of "Traditional Women"
Duration October 16 - 18, 2003 (Research Conference)
Organization Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, The University of California, San Diego (U.S.A.)
Descriptions The applicant proposes to host an International Conference on the cross-national migration of women who fill traditional women's roles in the Pacific Rim region. The proceedings from this conference will be completed and revised as a book manuscript for publication.
Project Director Dr. Wayne A. Cornelius (The University of California, San Diego)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Models in Crisis: Japanese and Asian Economies 1997-2003
Duration November 20 - 21, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Forum, University of Paris 10/CNRS (France)
Descriptions The Workshops started in March 2000 and were attended every month by French scholars on the topic of the economic crisis in Japan and Asia through three main aspects: finance, industry and politics. A conference will be held in autumn 2003.
Project Director Dr. C. Milelli (University of Paris 10/CNRS)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Professional Mobility in Urban Japan
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research)
Organization Gender and Social Relations, National Center of Scientific Research (France)
Descriptions This project will inventigate new trends in professional mobility in urban Japan to follow the dynamics of the Japanese labour market segmentation and its transformation along gender, and life cycle/age lines. Our aim is to contribute to deepen our knowledge about personal and professional tranjectories in urban Japan.
Project Director Dr. Helena Hirata (National Center of Scientific Research)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
The Russian Far East: Strengths and Weaknesses of Economic Integration
Duration November 25 - 26, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Economic Research Institute, Far-Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
Descriptions Far East's inclusion in the integration processes requires upgrading the structure of the regional economy, conducting a state policy aimed at smoothing negative outcomes resulting from the wider opening of the Russian Far East economy. The conference envisages discussion and summarizing results, problems and prospects of involving the Russian Far East economy in integration processes in Northeast Asia.
Project Director Prof. Pavel Minakir (Economic Research Institute, Far-Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Beyond Globalization in Japan and Asia: Japan's Political and Economic Responses
Duration July 25 - 26, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Centre for Japanese Studies, School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield (U.K.)
Descriptions The project seeks to promote understanding of Japan's response to globalization, with a particular focus on the 1990s and early 21st century.
Project Director Prof. Glenn D. Hook (University of Sheffield)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
British Association for Japanese Studies Conference 2003
Duration April 16 - 18, 2003 (Conference)
Organization British Association for Japanese Studies (U.K.)
Descriptions 3 day conference for Japanese specialists in the UK. Professors Osawa, Kikkawa and Pempel will participate in the Plenary Session as Keynote speakers. Plenary Titles are "The Lost Decade" and "Beyond the Lost Decade"
Project Director Dr. Ian Astley (University of Edinburgh)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

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