37th Ricardo Seminar:  July 28, 2018

Date: 28th July 2018

Place: Room 7203, Bldg. No. 7, Rikkyo University, Tokyo




13:25–13:30 Opening Address: Yuji SATO (Rikkyo University)

14:00–15:10 The First Session: On A. Hoshino’s The Dynamic Theory of Adam Smith, Yokohama, 2018.

Chair: Susumu TAKENAGA (Daito Bunka University)

Discussants: Satoshi NIIMURA (Okayama University, Emeritus Professor) and Shigemasa SATO (Onomichi City University, Emeritus Professor)

Rejoinder: Akio HOSHINO (Kanto Gakuin University, Emeritus


15:30–16:00 Coffee Break

16:00–18:00 The Second Session: On M. Hattori’s Corn in the History of Economic Thought, Tokyo, 2017.

Chair: Shigeyoshi SENGA (Yokohama City University, Emeritus Professor)

Discussants: Atsushi MASUNAGA (Chuo University) and Ken MIZUTA (Independent Scholar, Tokyo)

Rejoinder: Masaharu Hattori (Rikkyo University, Emeritus


18:00–18:15 The General Meeting

18:30–20:30 A Convivial Party at the Italian Restaurant Tante Grazie (http://tante-grazie.jp/)


The Executive Office of the Ricardo Society:

3–34–1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo

171-8501, Japan.

Yuji SATO at the Faculty of Economics of Rikkyo University, Tokyo: ysato@rikkyo.ac.jp


International Workshop on Classical Monetary Theory 2018   March 14-15

Dates: March 14-15, 2018

Places: Rikkyo University, Build. No. 1, Room 1203 on March 14 & Build. No. 12, the Conference Room of the second floor on March 15





March 14th, 2018    at Build. No. 1, Room 1203


10:50-11:00 Opening Remarks

11:00-12:20 Session 1  Sir James Steuart

Shigeki TOMO (Independent Scholar, Kyoto): ‘Steuart’s Naïve Theory of Money and Credit: A Macroeconomic Perspective’

Discussant: Atsushi NAITO (Otsuki City College, Otsuki)

Chair: Taro HISAMATS (Doshisha University, Kyoto)

12:20-13:40 Lunch

13:40-15:00  Session 2   Thomas Tooke

Matthew SMITH (University of Sydney) ‘Thomas Tooke's Banking School Monetary Thought’

Discussant: Kazunori YAMAKURA (Nihon University, Tokyo)

Chair: Jou ISHII (Kanto Gakuen University, Yokohama)

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-17:10 Session 3   Adam Smith’s Theory of Money and Banking

Nicholas A. Curott (Ball State University, Illinoi) ‘On Adam Smith’s Theory of Money and Banking’

Yuji SATO (Rikkyo University, Tokyo) ‘On the Smithian Theory of Substitution of Paper for Gold’

Chair: Shigemasa SATO (Onomichi City University, Onomichi)


A welcome party is scheduled to be held.


March 15th, 2018    at Build. No. 12, the Conference Room of the second floor


14:00-17:40  Session 4  Ghislain Deleplace’s Ricardo on Money, 2017

Chair: Shigeyoshi SENGA (Yokohama City University, Yokohama)

14:00-15:00 Ghislain DELEPLACE (University Paris 8, Paris)  ‘Communications’

15:00-15:30 Matthew SMITH (University of Sydney, Sydney) ‘Some Comments on Professor Deleplace's 'Ricardo on Money: Not a Quantity Theorist'’

15:30-15:50 Rejoinder

15:50-16:20 Coffee Break

16:20-16:50 Yuji SATO (Rikkyo University, Tokyo)

‘Some Comments on Deleplace’

16:50-17:10 Rejoinder

17:10-17:40 Free discussion

17:40-17:50 Concluding Remarks

18:30-20:30  Farewell Party


1) Power Point facilities available.

2) This Workshop is organized by the research project of the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (No. 16H03602) of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

3) The above schedule is subject to change.