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Title

[Conference] Household Debt from an International Perspective
(Issues and Policy Directions)

Type Conference
Venue 2F, Orchid Room, The Westin Chosun Seoul, Republic of Korea Date 2015-07-10 ~ 2015-07-10
Host Korea Development Institute Organizer

 Program schedule

Household Debt from an International Perspective:

Issues and Policy Directions

□ Date: July 10th (Fri)

□ Venue: 2F, Orchid Room, The Westin Chosun Seoul, Republic of Korea

□ Contact: Ms. Su-Jin Kim, sujin@kdi.re.kr / 044-550-4015

□ Pre-registration: http://mailzine.kdi.re.kr/surveyEx/go/registration/registration.jsp

Date/Time Program Description

09:00-09:30 

Registration & Networking

09:30-09:50 

Opening Ceremony

 

Opening Remarks

Joon-Kyung Kim(President, Korea Development Institute)

 

Brief Overview of Conference Agenda

10:00-11:30

Session 1: Personal Bankruptcy and Loan Modification

 

Chairperson

Chang-Gyun Park(Professor, Choong-Ang Univ.)

 

Speaker

Personal Bankruptcy and Rehabilitation in Korea

Duol Kim(Professor, Myongji Univ.)

Joon-Kyu Choi(Professor, School of Law, Hanyang Univ.)

 

Determinants of the Long-term Outcome of the Private Debt-repayment Plan in Korea

Yoonhae Oh(Fellow, KDI)

 

Mortgage Loan Modifications in the US

Min Hwang(Professor, George Washington Univ.)

 

Discussants

 

Kyeongwon Yoo(Professor, Sangmyung Univ.)

Jiseob Kim(Fellow, KDI)

11:30-13:00 

Luncheon

13:00-14:50

Session 2: Household Debt Vulnerability and the Real Economy

Chairperson

Kiseok Hong(Professor, Ewha Womans Univ.)

 

Speaker

Consumer Over-indebtedness and Financial Vulnerability in Korea: Evidence from the CB Data

Young-il Kim(Fellow, KDI)

 

Analysis of the Structural Change in Household Debt Distribution by Age of Householder in Korea and the US

Jiseob Kim(Fellow, KDI)

 

Household Debt and Consumption During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Danish Micro Data

Asger Lau Andersen(Professor, Univ. of Copenhagen)

 

Household Deleveraging and Saving Rates: A Cross-Country Analysis

Romain Bouis(Economist, IMF)

 

Discussants

Jong Chil Son(Professor, Hankuk Univ. of Foreign Studies)

Taeyoon Sung(Professor, Yonsei Univ.)

14:50-15:00

Coffee Break

15:00-16:50

Session 3: Household Debt and Policy Issues

 

Chairperson

Dongchul Cho(Chief Economist, KDI)

 

Speaker

Household Debt in OECD Countries: Stylized Facts and Policy Issues

Christophe Andre(Senior Economist, OECD)

 

The Rise of Household Debt in Korea: Causes and Policy Responses

Chang-Gyun Park(Professor, Choong-Ang Univ.)

 

Effects of LTV Regulations on Macroeconomy in Korea

Inho Song(Fellow, KDI)

 

The Role of Policy on Credit Card Spending

Sumit Agarwal(Professor, National Univ. of Singapore)

 

Discussants

Hyun Jeong Kim Principal Economist, Bank of Korea

Jonghoon Kim Fellow, KDI

16:50-17:00 

Coffee Break

17:00-18:00

Session 4: Panel Discussion on Policy Issues

 

Chairperson

Joon-Ho Hahm(Monetary Policy Committee Member, Bank of Korea)

 

Panelists

Sumit Agarwal(Professor, National Univ. of Singapore)

Christophe Andre(Senior Economist, OECD)

Asger Lau Andersen(Professor, Univ. of Copenhagen)

Romain Bouis(Economist, IMF)

Young Bae Moon(Head, NICE CB Research Institute)

Chang-Gyun Park(Professor, Choong-Ang Univ.)

Young-il Kim(Fellow, KDI)