Report of TU-CAPS 2019 from student
The report form the student who has attended the TU-CAPS2019“ Pacific Rim in the Next Decade”.
The Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University joined this conference as one of the co-host institutions.
Thammasat Institute of Area Studies (TIARA) presented the 4th Annual Academics and Postgraduates International Conference (TUCAPS) on 12-13 December 2019. This year’s theme is ‘Pacific Rim in the Next Decade,’ which focused on various contemporary issues around the region. It was supported by multiple universities around Asia-Pacific, such as Australis National University, Waseda University, and other institutions such as APEC Secretariat.
On this occasion, two doctoral students; Eko Heru Prasetyo (D1 EA Program) and Momoda Shohei (D2 GSE-KU), along with Asst. Prof. Zhai Yalei represented the Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University. Eko presented the paper about the informal economy in the digital era. At the same time, Momoda delivered about wage compensation in the automation industry. Asst. Prof. Zhai Yalei was also able to present her research about evidence of households’ evacuation in Myanmar.
Through the conference, participants had the opportunity to discuss various issues in Asia and the Pacific with scholars and experts. “It was an excellent chance for me to be able to present my research progress and get feedback from other professors. It helps me to improve my paper and other possible research topics in the future.
Graduate School of Economics,
1st Doctoral student,
Eko Heru Prasetyo.