The Status and Challenges of Economic Integration in Europe and Asia: With Focus Upon Regional Currency Cooperation

Embassy of Japan in Denmark, Copenhagen Business School, and the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies at University of Copenhagen will co-host the Special lecture by Prof. Eiji Ogawa (Graduate School of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan). Prof. Ogawa, a well-known academic monetary analyst will discuss the turmoil of currency exchange regimes both in Europe and in Asia and present the likely scenario of the future Economic Integration. The lecture itself will be done in Japanese, but there will be an onsite English translation available. Those who are interested in the future of Euro, Yen, or other important currencies are more than welcome to attend the seminar.

Venue: room SPs13, Solbjerg Plads 3, Copenhagen Business School

Time: 13.30-16.10 on Friday 20th of January, 2012

Contact: Embassy of Japan,, tel. 33 45 51 22.


13.30-13.40 Welcome by Professor Kjeld Erik Brodsgaard, Asia Research Centre, and Ambassador Toshio Sano, Embassy of Japan.

13.40-15.10 Professor Eiji Ogawa "The Status and Challenges of Economic Integration in Europe and Asia upon Regional Currency Cooperation" (lecture including English interpretation)

15.10-15.30 Coffee Break

15.30-15.40 Discussant Professor Niels Thygesen, Department of Economics, Copenhagen University

15.40-16.10 Questions and Answers

16.10 Vote of Thanks