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March 31,2010

Discussion Papers No. 134
Somsupa Nopprach
Comparative Advantage in the Asian Automotive Industry

March 24, 2010

Discussion Papers No. 131, 132, 133
Shiqing Jiang, Ming Lu, and Hiroshi Sato
Identity, Inequality, and Happiness: Evidence from Urban China
Judith K. Hellerstein, Melissa McInerney, and David Neumark
Neighbors and Co-Workers: The Importance of Residential Labor Market Networks
Paul Sharp, Holger Strulik, and Jacob Weisdorf
The Determinants of Subsistence Income in a Malthusian World

March 17, 2010

Discussion Papers No. 128, 129, 130
Zhao Chen, Ming Lu, and Guanghua Wan
Inter-Industry Wage Differentials: An Increasingly Important Contributor to Urban China Income Inequality
Michiru Sakane
News-Driven International Business Cycles: Effects of the US News Shock on the Canadian Economy
Taiji Furusawa and Hideo Konishi
Contributing or Free-Riding? Voluntary Participation in a Public Good Economy

March 15, 2010

COE Visiting Young Researcher

Discussion Papers No. 125, 126, 127
Donatella Gatti, Ryo Kambayashi, and Sébastien Lechevalier
Wage and Productivity Differentials in Japan: The Role of Labor Market Mechanisms
Jun Nakabayashi
Small Business Set-asides in Procurement Auctions: An Empirical Analysis
Takashi Kurosaki
Long-term Agricultural Growth in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

March 11, 2010

Discussion Papers No. 122, 123, 124
Hideaki Sakawa and Masato Ubukata
The Reform of Tokyo Stock Exchange and Transparency
Koji Miyawaki, Yasuhiro Omori, and Akira Hibiki
Panel Data Analysis of Japanese Residential Water Demand Using a Discrete/Continuous Choice Approach
Jouchi Nakajima and Yasuhiro Omori
Stochastic Volatility Model with Leverage and Asymmetrically Heavy-tailed Error Using GH Skew Student's t-distribution

March 3, 2010

Discussion Papers No. 119, 120, 121
Ryo Kambayashi
Dismissal Regulation in Japan
Ryo Kambayashi
Several Aspects on Non-regular Employees in Recent Japan
Sonku Kim, Inkwon Lee, Keunkwan Ryu, and Sang-Seung Yi
Econometric Damage Estimation from the Bid Rigging in the Korean Military Oil Procurement Auctions during 1998-2000

March 1, 2010

Discussion Papers No. 118
Masayoshi Hayashi and Yohei Kobayashi
The Effects of Central Grants on Decentralized Social Programs: Post-2005 School Expense Assistance in Japan

February 26, 2010

Global COE Hi-Stat Newsletter No. 3

February 15, 2010

Discussion Papers No. 117
Ralph Paprzycki and Keiko Ito
Investment, Production and Trade Networks as Drivers of East Asian Integration

February 10, 2010

Discussion Papers No. 115, 116
Daisuke Nagakura and Toshiaki Watanabe
A State Space Approach to Estimating the Integrated Variance under the Existence of Market Microstructure Noise
Jota Ishikawa and Toshihiro Okubo
Environmental Product Standards in North-South Trade

February 8, 2010

Discussion Papers No. 114
Yukinobu Kitamura, Mahito Oomori, and Kenta Nishida
The Effects of Electronic Money on Money Demand: Time Series Analysis (in Japanese)

February 3, 2010

Upcoming Seminar
Asian Historical Economics Conference (AHEC)

Discussion Papers No. 111, 112, 113
Hidenobu Okuda and Lai Thi Phuong Nhung
The Determinants of the Fundraising Structure of Listed Companies in Vietnam: Estimation of the Effects of Government Ownership
Yasushi Nakamura
Money in the Soviet Administrative Command Economy: A Quantitative Analysis
Yasuhiro Arai
Intellectual Property Right Protection in the Software Market
Kenta Ikeuchi and Hiroyuki Okamuro
Effects of Regional Human Capital Structure on Business Entry: A Comparison of Independent Startups and New Subsidiaries in Different Industries

January 18, 2010

Upcoming Seminar
Global COE International Seminar on Public Economics

December 29, 2009

Hi-Stat Vox No. 12
The illusion of improving global imbalances
Richard Baldwin(Graduate Institute, Geneva and CEPR) and Daria Taglioni(ECB and CTEI Graduate Institute, Geneva)

December 25, 2009

Discussion Papers, No. 109
Yasushi Iwamoto, Miki Kohara, and Makoto Saito
On the Consumption Insurance Effects of Long-term Care Insurance in Japan: Evidence from Micro-level Household Data

December 22, 2009

Discussion Papers, No. 107, 108
Hidenobu Okuda and Yasushi Take
Institutional Change and Corporate Financing in Indonesia: Estimating the Effects of Social and Political Factors on Capital Structure
Dean R Hyslop and David C Maré
Job Mobility and Wage Dynamics

December 14, 2009

Discussion Papers, No. 105, 106
Eric Ramstetter
Firm- and Plant-level Analysis of Multinationals in Southeast Asia: the Perils of Pooling Industries and Balancing Panels
Akira Kawai, Shigeru Hirota, and Tomohiko Inui
The Environment for Microdata Access in Japan: A Comparison with the United States and Britain and Future Issues

December 10, 2009

Discussion Papers, No. 102, 103, 104
Chia-Hui Huang and Chih-Hai Yang
Tax Incentives and R&D Activity: Firm-Level Evidence from Taiwan
Richard Fabling
A Rough Guide to New Zealand's Longitudinal Business Database
Kazuhiro Kumo
Determinants of Childbirth in Russia: A Micro-Data Approach

December 8, 2009

Discussion Papers, No. 99, 100, 101
Kozo Kiyota and Tetsuji Okazaki
Industrial Policy Cuts Two Ways: Evidence from Cotton Spinning Firms in Japan, 1956-1964
Nicholas Greenia, Kaye Husbands Fealing, and Julia Lane
Studying Innovation in Businesses: New Research Possibilities
Carol Corrado and Julia Lane
Using Cyber-enabled Transaction Data to Study Productivity and Innovation in Organizations

December 3, 2009

Discussion Papers, No. 96, 97, 98
Chin Hee Hahn and Chang Gyun Park
Learning-by-exporting in Korean Manufacturing: A Plant-level Analysis
Luigi Guiso, Luigi Pistaferri, and Fabiano Schivardi
Credit within the Firm
Zhiyuan Li and Miaojie Yu
Exports, Productivity, and Credit Constraints: A Firm-Level Empirical Investigation of China

December 1, 2009

Discussion Papers, No. 93, 94, 95
Fukunari Kimura
The Nature and Characteristics of Production Networks in East Asia: Evidences from Micro/Panel Data Analyses
Kazunobu Hayakawa, Fukunari Kimura, and Toshiyuki Matsuura
Gains from Fragmentation at Firm Level: Evidence from Japanese Multinationals in East Asia
Christian Helmers and Mark Rogers
Patents, Entrepreneurship and Performance

Kiyoyasu Tanaka, “Trade collapse and international supply chains: Japanese evidence

November 25, 2009

Upcoming Seminar
The 2nd Winter Institute of Macroeconomics

November 24, 2009

Support for Research Dissemination in English

November 18, 2009

Upcoming Seminar
Mini Workshop on Philippine Historical Economic Statistics

November 17, 2009

Upcoming Seminar
Hitotsubashi GCOE Conference on International Trade and FDI 2009

November 16, 2009

Hi-Stat Vox No. 11
The Legal Arrangements for Economic Dismissals in Japan: Considerations and Implications
Ryo Kambayashi (Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)

November 13, 2009

Discussion Papers No.92
Toshio Honda
Nonparametric Regression for Dependent Data in the Errors-in-Variables Problem

November 10, 2009

Hi-Stat Vox No. 10
Game Theoretic Approach to International Political Economy
Taiji Furusawa (Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)

October 29, 2009

Discussion Papers No.90, 91
Nozomi Kawanobe and Mitsuhiko Kimura
North Korea's Exports to Japan: 1961-2006
Keita Owari
A Note on Utility Maximization with Unbounded Random Endowment

October 27, 2009

Discussion Papers No.89
Kyoji Fukao, Tomohiko Inui, Keiko Ito, Young Gak Kim, and Tangjun Yuan
An International Comparison of the TFP Levels and the Productivity Convergence of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese and Chinese Listed Firms

Upcoming Seminar
JSPS Invitational Training Program for Advanced Japanese Research Institutes Workshop on “Law and Economics of Markets“

October 14, 2009

Quantitative Analysis of Newly Evolving Patterns of Japanese and U.S. International Trade: Fragmentation; Offshoring of Activities; and Vertical Intra-Industry Trade (October 16 - 17, 2009)

September 30, 2009

Global COE Hi-Stat Newsletter No. 2

Discussion Papers No.88
Shintaro Yamaguchi
Formation of Heterogeneous Skills and Wage Growth

September 28, 2009

Discussion Papers No.87
Kiyoyasu Tanaka
Re-estimating the Knowledge-Capital Model:
Evidence from Japanese and US Multinational Enterprises

September 18, 2009

Discussion Papers No.86
Hisatoshi Hoken and Hiroshi Sato
Economic Roles of Farmer's Specialized Cooperatives under Agro-industrialization in Rural China: An Empirical Analysis based on Household and Administrative Village Surveys

September 15, 2009

Discussion Papers No.85
Eiji Kurozumi and Shinya Tanaka
Reducing the Size Distortion of the KPSS Test

September 4, 2009

Discussion Papers No.83, 84
Junko Shimizu and Eiji Ogawa
Stability of East Asian Currencies during the Global Financial Crisis
Zhao Chen, Ming Lu, and Hiroshi Sato
Social Networks and Labor Market Entry Barriers
Understanding Inter-industrial Wage Differentials in Urban China

September 3, 2009

Upcoming Seminar
Hitotsubashi COE Trade Workshop for Young Researchers

September 1, 2009

Discussion Papers No.82
Keita Owari
Robust Exponential Hedging in a Brownian Setting
Upcoming Seminar
Global COE Lecture Econometrics of Auctions

August 31, 2009

Job Market Candidates
This corner introduces COE researchers, COE young researchers, research assistants, and teaching assistants for their job-market placement; the introduction includes academic fields, research interests, dissertation title, work experience, publication, and reference.

August 24, 2009

Discussion Papers No.81
Keiichi Hori, Koichi Ando, and Makoto Saito
On the Determinants of Corporate Cash Holdings in Japan: Evidence from Panel Analysis of Listed Companies (in Japanese)

August 19, 2009

Discussion Papers No.80
Takahiro Ito
Education and Its Distributional Impacts on Living Standards

August 13, 2009

Discussion Papers No.79
Rene Belderbos, Bart Leten, and Shinya Suzuki
Does Excellence in Academic Research Attract Foreign R&D?

August 5, 2009

Data / Materials and Processed Economic Statistics Series

July 21, 2009

Discussion Papers No.77,78
Michele Lombardi and Roberto Veneziani
An Impossibility Result for Social Welfare Relations in Infinitely-Lived Societies
Michele Lombardi and Roberto Veneziani
Liberal Egalitarianism and the Harm Principle

July 14, 2009

Discussion Paper No. 76
Kiyoyasu Tanaka
Producer Services and Manufacturing Productivity: Evidence from Japan Industrial Productivity Database

July 7, 2009

Upcoming Seminar
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control Conference

July 1, 2009

Upcoming Seminar
Lectures in Law and Economics

Discussion Paper No. 75
Yuka Takeda
Economic Growth and its Effect on Poverty Reduction in Russia

Hi-Stat Vox No. 9
Why was the Industrial Revolution British?
Robert C. Allen (Professor of Economic History at Oxford University)

June 12, 2009

Upcoming Seminar
5th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Trade Seminars (APTS)

June 9, 2009

Upcoming Seminar
Mini Workshop on "East Asian Economic Development in Historical Perspective"

June 3, 2009

Discussion Paper No.74
Ryo Kambayashi, Daiji Kawaguchi, and Ken Yamada
The Minimum Wage in a Deflationary Economy: The Japanese Experience, 1994-2003

May 28, 2009

Discussion Paper No.73
Kazuya Wada
Intra-couple Bargaining and School Enrollment in Developing Countries: An Empirical Analysis of Microdata in Rural Kenya

May 25, 2009

Discussion Paper No.72
Jouchi Nakajima, Munehisa Kasuya, and Toshiaki Watanabe
Bayesian Analysis of Time-Varying Parameter Vector Autoregressive Model for the Japanese Economy and Monetary Policy

May 18, 2009

Hi-Stat Vox No. 8
Why Is Japan So Heavily Affected by the Global Economic Crisis? – An Analysis Based on the Asian International Input-Output Tables
Kyoji Fukao (Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
Tangjun Yuan (Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)

May 14, 2009

Discussion Papers
Yukinobu Kitamura, Masato Nishiwaki, and Tetsushi Murao “On Empirical Estimation of the Production Function under Imperfect Capital Markets”
Tangjun Yuan, Tokihiko Settsu, Jean-Pascal Bassino, and Kyoji Fukao “Gross Prefectural Domestic Product and Industrial Structure in Pre-war Japan”

May 12, 2009

Discussion Papers
Kiyotaka Nakashima and Makoto Saito “Credit Spreads on Corporate Bonds and the Macroeconomy in Japan”
Fabien Durringer “The Trilemma: An Empirical Assessment over 35 years since the 1970s”

April 30, 2009

Discussion Paper
Shin Chen Huang and Chia Hui Lu “Asymmetric Information and Global Sourcing”

April 22, 2009

Hi-Stat Vox No. 7
Trade Collapse and Vertical Foreign Direct Investment
Kiyoyasu Tanaka (COE Researcher, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)

April 21, 2009

Discussion Papers
Yoichi Sugita “Matching, Quality Upgrading, and Trade between Heterogeneous Firms”
Keiya Eto “An Examination of the Statistical Data Sources of the Philippines: Notes on Estimating the Historical GDP of the Primary Industry (1)”
Toshiaki Watanabe and Masato Ubukata “Option Pricing Using Realized Volatility and ARCH Type Models”

April 20, 2009

Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data (CAED) 2009 Conference
The provisional program for Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data (CAED) 2009 Conference on Octoder 2-4, 2009 is now available. Program[PDF: 26KB] is downloadable.

April 15, 2009

Discussion Papers
Hitotsubashi COE Conference on International Trade and FDI 2008
No.56 Anders Akerman and Rikard Forslid
No.57 Richard Baldwin and Dany Jaimovich
No.58 Daniel M. Bernhofen and John C. Brown
No.59 Arnaud Costinot, Lindsay Oldenski, and James Rauch
No.60 Keisaku Higashida and Shunsuke Managi
No.61 Kozo Kiyota
No.62 Kaz Miyagiwa
No.63 Jee-Hyeong Park

April 14, 2009

Discussion Papers
Masaya Yasuoka and Naohisa Goto “Pension and Child Care Policies with Endogenous Fertility”
Daisuke Nagakura and Toshiaki Watanabe “A State Space Approach to Estimating the Integrated Variance and Microstructure Noise Component”

April 13, 2009

An Intensive Summer Course “Contemporary Economics Ⅱ” will be open to students in August 2009.

April 6, 2009

Past Seminar
3rd Hitotsubashi University-Kansai Academia “Forum on Economic Outlook and Policy Responses: From a Financial Crisis to an Economic Crisis“
Program Overview
Video (in Japanese)

Discussion Papers
Mayu Fujii “The Dynamic Effects of Family Income on Child Health in the United States”
Kazuko Miyamoto “A New Approach to Estimating Tax Interactions in Fiscal Federalism”

April 2, 2009

Discussion Papers
Eiji Ogawa and Kentaro Iwatsubo “External Adjustments under Increasing Integration: Japanese Perspective”
Hiroaki Chigira and Tsunemasa Shiba “Bayesian Estimation of Unknown Regression Error Heteroscedasticity”

April 1, 2009

Discussion Papers
Eiji Ogawa and Kentaro Iwatsubo “External Adjustments and Coordinated Exchange Rate Policy in Asia”
Eiji Ogawa and Taiyo Yoshimi “Analysis on β and σ Convergences of East Asian Currencies”

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