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Japan and the World Economy

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2019, volume 51, issue C

Are inflated domestic credit ratings relative to global ratings associated with peer firms’ investment decisions? Evidence from Korea pp. - Downloads
Kwang Wuk Oh and Hyun Ah Kim
The performance of Chinese equity funds: An extension of DGTW model pp. - Downloads
Yaping Wang, Miyoun Paek and Kwangsoo Ko
Nonlinear effects of population aging on economic growth pp. - Downloads
Hyun-Hoon Lee and Kwanho Shin
How do exporters respond to exogenous shocks: Evidence from Japanese firm-level data pp. - Downloads
Ayumu Tanaka, Banri Ito and Ryuhei Wakasugi
Are Japanese companies less risky and less profitable than US companies? Evidence from a matched sample pp. - Downloads
Jiangtao Fu and Yoshiaki Ogura

2019, volume 50, issue C

Individual characteristics, behavioral biases, and attitudes toward foreign workers: Evidence from a survey in Japan pp. 1-13 Downloads
Eiichi Tomiura, Banri Ito, Hiroshi Mukunoki and Ryuhei Wakasugi
Demographics and interest rates in Asia pp. 14-24 Downloads
Serkan Arslanalp, Jaewoo Lee and Umang Rawat
The impact of financial development on the effectiveness of inflation targeting in developing economies pp. 25-35 Downloads
Alice Y. Ouyang and Ramkishen Rajan
Evaluating remedial education in elementary schools: Administrative data from a municipality in Japan pp. 36-46 Downloads
Shun-ichiro Bessho, Haruko Noguchi, Akira Kawamura, Ryuichi Tanaka and Koichi Ushijima
Wage inequality and establishment heterogeneity pp. 47-55 Downloads
In Kyung Kim and Jozef Konings
Private finance initiative in incomplete contracts: Theory and evidence from Japan pp. 56-65 Downloads
Yukari Fukuda
A spatial autoregressive stochastic frontier model for panel data incorporating a model of technical inefficiency pp. 66-77 Downloads
Takahiro Tsukamoto

2019, volume 49, issue C

Listing and financial constraints pp. 1-16 Downloads
Kenichi Ueda, Akira Ishide and Yasuo Goto
Network structures and credit risk in cross-shareholdings among listed Japanese companies pp. 17-31 Downloads
Masayasu Kanno
Did the least developed countries benefit from duty-free quota-free access to the Japanese market? pp. 32-39 Downloads
Tadashi Ito and Takahide Aoyagi
Effects of state-sponsored human capital investment on the selection of training type pp. 40-49 Downloads
Izumi Yokoyama, Naomi Kodama and Yoshio Higuchi
Detecting currency manipulation: An application of a state-space model with Markov switching pp. 50-60 Downloads
Ki Young Park and Soohyon Kim
J-liquidity measure: The term structure of the liquidity premium in Japan pp. 61-72 Downloads
Takahiro Hattori
Multiple job holding as a strategy for skills development pp. 73-83 Downloads
Atsushi Kawakami
Maternity harassment in Japan: Why do regular employees have higher risk than non-regular employees do? pp. 84-94 Downloads
Akira Kawaguchi
Employees who do not know their labour contract term and the implications for working conditions: Evidence from Japanese and Spanish microdata pp. 95-104 Downloads
Yuji Genda, Markus Heckel and Ryo Kambayashi
Unfinished business: Zombie firms among SME in Japan’s lost decades pp. 105-112 Downloads
Yasuo Goto and Scott Wilbur
Some evidence on the cohort earnings differentials of men in Japan pp. 113-125 Downloads
Souichi Ohta
Electoral rules and free trade agreements as a campaign issue: The case of political disputes over the Trans-Pacific Partnership in Japan pp. 126-137 Downloads
Koichi Kagitani and Kozo Harimaya
Smoking and wage rates – Evidence from Japanese panel data pp. 138-150 Downloads
Yawen Sun
R&D and patenting activities of foreign firms in China: The case of Japan pp. 151-160 Downloads
Chih-Hai Yang, Toshiyuki Matsuura and Tadashi Ito
Has ODA contributed to growth? An assessment of the impact of Japanese ODA pp. 161-175 Downloads
Yasuaki Momita, Tomoya Matsumoto and Keijiro Otsuka
The effect of inheritance receipt on individual labor supply: Evidence from Japanese microdata pp. 176-186 Downloads
Takeshi Niizeki and Masahiro Hori
Happiness before and after an election: An analysis based on a daily survey around Japan’s 2009 election pp. 187-194 Downloads
Yusuke Kinari, Fumio Ohtake, Miles Kimball, Shoko Morimoto and Yoshiro Tsutsui
Trade-size clustering and price efficiency pp. 195-203 Downloads
Tao Chen
Working capital management during the global financial crisis: Evidence from Japan pp. 206-219 Downloads
Daisuke Tsuruta

2018, volume 48, issue C

Japan-U.S. trade balance at commodity level and asymmetric effects of Yen-Dollar rate pp. 1-10 Downloads
Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee and Huseyin Karamelikli
Examining the Feldstein–Horioka puzzle using common factor panels and interval estimation pp. 11-21 Downloads
Isamu Ginama, Kazuhiko Hayakawa and Takahiro Kanmei
Growth slowdowns and the middle-income trap pp. 22-37 Downloads
Shekhar Aiyar, Romain Duval, Damien Puy, Yiqun Wu and Longmei Zhang
International environmental agreements between asymmetric countries: A repeated game analysis pp. 38-44 Downloads
Nobuyuki Takashima
Occupational licenses and labor market outcomes in Japan pp. 45-56 Downloads
Masayuki Morikawa
The dynamics of credit reallocation: South Korea's post-crisis experience pp. 57-70 Downloads
Junghwan Hyun
Corporate social responsibility and the choice of price versus quantities pp. 71-78 Downloads
Luciano Fanti and Domenico Buccella
Are elderly workers more likely to die in occupational accidents? Evidence from both industry-aggregated data and administrative individual-level data in Japan pp. 79-89 Downloads
Takuya Hasebe and Tadashi Sakai
Firm-level labor demand for and macroeconomic increases in non-regular workers in Japan pp. 90-105 Downloads
Hiroshi Teruyama, Yasuo Goto and Sebastien Lechevalier
Good boss, bad boss, workers’ mental health and productivity: Evidence from Japan pp. 106-118 Downloads
Sachiko Kuroda and Isamu Yamamoto

2018, volume 47, issue C

The future prospect of the long-term care insurance in Japan pp. 1-17 Downloads
Ryuta Kato
Formal and informal institutions and the expatriation assignment: The case of Japanese subsidiaries in Latin America pp. 18-26 Downloads
Márcia Zabdiele Moreira and Mário Henrique Ogasavara
The role of corporate governance in Japanese unlisted companies pp. 27-39 Downloads
Shin-ichi Fukuda, Munehisa Kasuya and Jouchi Nakajima
The effects of supply chain disruptions caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake on workers pp. 40-50 Downloads
Ayako Kondo
The viability of a voting system that allocates parliamentary seats according to life expectancy: An analysis using OLG models pp. 51-57 Downloads
Ryo Ishida and Kazumasa Oguro
Applicability of agglomeration to tourism economics pp. 58-67 Downloads
Yusuke Adachi

2018, volume 46, issue C

Competitive pressure from neighboring markets and optimal privatization policy pp. 1-8 Downloads
Junichi Haraguchi, Toshihiro Matsumura and Shohei Yoshida
Trends, cycles and lost decades: Decomposition from a DSGE model with endogenous growth pp. 9-28 Downloads
Ryo Hasumi, Hirokuni Iiboshi and Daisuke Nakamura
Low real rates as driver of secular stagnation: Empirical assessment pp. 29-40 Downloads
Jan Willem End and Marco Hoeberichts
The effects of consolidation on bank cost savings: Evidence from Japanese regional banks pp. 41-49 Downloads
Kozo Harimaya
A model for liberalizing nursing and trade pp. 50-55 Downloads
Masao Oda and Masayuki Okawa
Testing for multiple bubbles in bitcoin markets: A generalized sup ADF test pp. 56-63 Downloads
Chi-Wei Su, Zheng-Zheng Li, Ran Tao and Deng-Kui Si
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