The History of The History of Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Asia in Asia

The History of Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Asia

June 4, 2017

Tel Aviv University

Department of East Asian Studies


9:30-10:00      gathering and opening words

10:00-12:30    Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Comparative Perspective

Ethan Segal (Michigan State University) Money and the State in Japan, 12th-14th  Centuries

Jun Seongho (Academy of Korean Studies) Rethinking Cartelism and Metallism in the 14th century Da Ming Lü Jikhae (大明律直解)

Noa Grass (Tel Aviv University) Sending Money Home: Money Transfers of Official Salaries in the Ming

Xie Yang (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) Gangyin local money in the late Ming

12:30-13:30    Lunch Break

13:30-15:30    War and Governmental Finance

Puk Wing-kin (Chinese University of Hong Kong) Ming military expense for the 16th century Korea War (1592-1599)

Elizabeth Kaske (Leipzig University) Government Deficit in 19th Century China

He, Wenkai (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) Fiscal Policy in Tokugawa Japan, Elizabethan and Stewart England, and Qing China

15:30 - 16:00 coffee break

16:00-17:00    Fiscal Policy in the Modern Age

Amos Nadan, Tel Aviv University Fiscal Policy of the British Mandate in Palestine

Lior Rozenberg, Hebrew University Village-Level Fiscal Reform in the People’s Republic of China