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The Todai-Yale Initiative

The Todai-Yale Initiative

The 4th Yamakawa Kenjiro Memorial Lecture (June 26)

 

       Organizer:   Graduate School of Economics , The University of Tokyo

 

 Co-sponsor:     Todai-Yale Initiative      

 

Time and Date:  16:40-18:10, June 26, 2014

 

Venue:          Kojima Conference room, 2nd floor Kojima Hall, Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo

 

Speaker:       Prof. Eric Weese  Department of Economics, Yale University

 

Topic:           “Self-determination and inefficiency: a counterfactual for the meiji municipal mergers

 

Language:          English (no interpretation)

 

Type of Audience: Faculty and graduate students

 

For further information, please contact

       Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo             

        Email: hayashim@e.u-tokyo.ac.jp

 

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Dr. Yamakawa Kenjiro was the Yale’s first Japanese undergraduate student and earned a Bachelor of Physics in 1875. After his graduation from Yale, he went on to an accomplished career as a renowned physicist and teacher at the University of Tokyo. Also he served as the President of the Imperial Universities in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Kyushu and devoted himself to the development of higher education in modern Japan.