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3 Citations (Scopus)

Pension reform and individual retirement accounts in Japan

Kitao, S., 2015 Dec 1, In : Journal of the Japanese and International Economies. 38, p. 111-126 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pension reform
retirement
Japan
pension
expenditures
6 Citations (Scopus)

Policy regime change against chronic deflation? Policy option under a long-term liquidity trap

Fujiwara, I., Nakazono, Y. & Ueda, K., 2015 Sep 1, In : Journal of the Japanese and International Economies. 37, p. 59-81 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

deflation
liquidity
monetary policy
Japan
central bank

"Politics may be reduced to a science"? Between politics and economics in Hume's concepts of convention

Susato, R., 2015, In : Hume Studies. 41, 1, p. 81-89 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economics
1 Citation (Scopus)

PRODUCT QUALITY AND INTRA-INDUSTRY TRADE

ITO, TADASHI. & Okubo, T., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Singapore Economic Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

China
Germany
Product quality
Intra-industry trade
China's export
3 Citations (Scopus)

Purchasing Power Parity and the Taylor Rule

Kim, H., Fujiwara, I., Hansen, B. E. & Ogaki, M., 2015 Sep 1, In : Journal of Applied Econometrics. 30, 6, p. 874-903 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

purchasing power
confidence
uncertainty
rate of exchange
Purchasing power parity
18 Citations (Scopus)

Resurgence in sine-Gordon quantum mechanics: exact agreement between multi-instantons and uniform WKB

Misumi, T., Nitta, M. & Sakai, N., 2015 Sep 30, In : Journal of High Energy Physics. 2015, 9, 157.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

instantons
quantum mechanics
perturbation
circumferences
configurations

Social Security in Ageing Asia: Editors' Overview

Ito, T., Iwata, K., Mckenzie, C. R. & Urata, S., 2015 Jul 1, In : Asian Economic Policy Review. 10, 2, p. 179-198 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social security
editor
Asia
Social security
6 Citations (Scopus)

Technology transfer in ASEAN countries: some evidence from buyer-provided training network data

Kimura, F., Machikita, T. & Ueki, Y., 2015 Jun 21, (Accepted/In press) In : Economic Change and Restructuring.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Technology transfer
Buyers
Dissemination
Transfer of technology
Multinationals
7 Citations (Scopus)

The decline in average family size and its implications for the average benefits of within-household sharing

Schröder, C., Rehdanz, K., Narita, D. & Okubo, T., 2015 Jul 1, In : Oxford Economic Papers. 67, 3, p. 760-780 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Household
Family size
Economies of scale
Household size
Japan
18 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution of stock market efficiency in the US: a non-Bayesian time-varying model approach

Itou, M., Noda, A. & Wada, T., 2015 Sep 10, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Economics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stock market efficiency
Time-varying
Stock market
Recession
Market efficiency
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Impact of the Euro on the Quality of Trade: Evidence from the European Union

Ito, T. & Okubo, T., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Manchester School.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European Union
Common currency
Heterogeneous firms
Exchange rate volatility
Export prices
9 Citations (Scopus)

The Zero Lower Bound and Parameter Bias in an Estimated DSGE Model

Hirose, Y. & Inoue, A., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Econometrics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

equilibrium model
trend
interest rate
cause
Zero lower bound
2 Citations (Scopus)

Transport process in multi-junctions of quantum systems

Kimura, T. & Murata, M., 2015 Jul 25, In : Journal of High Energy Physics. 2015, 7, 72.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coefficients
polarization
4 Citations (Scopus)
shipping lane
urban planning
canal
reconstruction
motorway
36 Citations (Scopus)

Well-being effects of a major natural disaster: The case of Fukushima

Rehdanz, K., Welsch, H., Narita, D. & Okubo, T., 2015 Aug 1, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 116, p. 500-517 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural disasters
Well-being
Disaster
Happiness
Subjective well-being
6 Citations (Scopus)

Which firms are left in the periphery? Spatial sorting of heterogeneous firms with scale economies in transportation

Forslid, R. & Okubo, T., 2015 Jan 1, In : Journal of Regional Science. 55, 1, p. 51-65 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sorting
firm
economy
productivity
trade liberalization
2014
8 Citations (Scopus)

A bone substitute with high affinity for vitamin D-binding protein-relationship with niche of osteoclasts

Ikeda, T., Kasai, M., Tatsukawa, E., Kamitakahara, M., Shibata, Y., Yokoi, T., Nemoto, T. K. & Ioku, K., 2014 Jan, In : Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 18, 1, p. 170-180 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin D-Binding Protein
Bone Substitutes
Osteoclasts
Blood Proteins
Durapatite
36 Citations (Scopus)

Adjoint QCD on ℝ3 × S1 with twisted fermionic boundary conditions

Misumi, T. & Kanazawa, T., 2014, In : Journal of High Energy Physics. 2014, 6, 181.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quantum chromodynamics
fermions
boundary conditions
monopoles
Yang-Mills theory
4 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of population clonal diversity using microsatellite markers in the salt marsh sedge Carex scabrifolia in western Japan

Hodoki, Y., Ohbayashi, K. & Kunii, H., 2014 Jan, In : Landscape and Ecological Engineering. 10, 1, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inland sea
sedge
saltmarsh
gene flow
allele
3 Citations (Scopus)

An analysis of sorting and recycling of household waste: A neo-ricardian approach

Hosoda, E., 2014 Feb, In : Metroeconomica. 65, 1, p. 58-94 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sorting
Household waste
Degradation
Resources
Long-run equilibrium
12 Citations (Scopus)

Asian fragmentation in the global financial Crisis

Okubo, T., Kimura, F. & Teshima, N., 2014 May, In : International Review of Economics and Finance. 31, p. 114-127 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asia
Global financial crisis
Fragmentation
Machinery
Economic crisis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Asymmetry of price control and quantity control in an environmental policy

Hosoda, E., 2014, In : Environmental Economics and Policy Studies. 3, 4, p. 381-397 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental policy
asymmetry
returns to scale
emission control
price
4 Citations (Scopus)
Osteoblasts
Ceramics
Durapatite
Hydroxyapatite
Surface morphology
12 Citations (Scopus)

Can small class policy close the gap? An empirical analysis of class size effects in Japan

Akabayashi, H. & Nakamura, R., 2014, In : Japanese Economic Review. 65, 3, p. 253-281 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Class size
Empirical analysis
Japan
Test scores
Value added
5 Citations (Scopus)
child care
women's employment
womens employment
accessibility
supply
2 Citations (Scopus)

China's Impact on the Rest of the World: Editors' Overview

Ito, T., Iwata, K., Mckenzie, C. R., Noland, M. & Urata, S., 2014, In : Asian Economic Policy Review. 9, 2, p. 163-179 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

editor
China
world
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparing the minimum income standard in the UK and Japan: Methodology and outcome

Davis, A., Hirsch, D., Iwanaga, R., Iwata, M., Shigekawa, J., Uzuki, Y. & Yamada, A., 2014 Jan, In : Social Policy and Society. 13, 1, p. 89-101 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

minimum income
Japan
methodology
income
international comparison

Convex risk measures for càdlàg processes on Orlicz hearts

Arai, T., 2014, In : SIAM Journal on Financial Mathematics. 5, 1, p. 609-625 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Convex Risk Measures
Risk Measures
Linear Functionals
Hedging
Supremum
8 Citations (Scopus)

Convex risk measures for good deal bounds

Arai, T. & Fukasawa, M., 2014, In : Mathematical Finance. 24, 3, p. 464-484 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Convex Risk Measures
Valuation
Risk Measures
Arbitrage
Pricing
5 Citations (Scopus)

Delegating the decision-making authority to terminate a sequential project

Tamada, Y. & Tsai, T. S., 2014 Mar, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 99, p. 178-194 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Authority
Decision making
Career concerns
Termination
Sunk costs
4 Citations (Scopus)

Drafting of the 1968 Japanese City Planning Law

Hasegawa, J., 2014, In : Planning Perspectives. 29, 2, p. 231-238 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

planning
Law
land use planning
urban planning
urban development
9 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic transition of exchange rate regime in China

Yoshino, N., Kaji, S. & Asonuma, T., 2014, In : China and World Economy. 22, 3, p. 36-55 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exchange rate regimes
China
Transition dynamics
Floating
Welfare loss
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of preparation temperature on the ability of bone char to remove fluoride ion and organic contaminants

Terasaka, S., Kamitakahara, M., Yokoi, T. & Ioku, K., 2014, In : Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan. 122, 1432, p. 995-999 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluorides
bones
contaminants
fluorides
Bone
4 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating the effects of pronatal policies on residential choice and fertility

Nakajima, R. & Tanaka, R., 2014, In : Journal of the Japanese and International Economies. 34, p. 179-200 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fertility
municipality
agglomeration area
Japan
migration
5 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of machinery production networks: Linkage of North America with East Asia

Andou, M. & Kimura, F., 2014 Oct 1, In : Asian Economic Papers. 13, 3, p. 121-160 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mexico
fragmentation
competitiveness
import
Machinery
12 Citations (Scopus)

Government as institutional entrepreneur: Extending working life in the UK and Japan

Flynn, M., Schröder, H., Higo, M. & Yamada, A., 2014, In : Journal of Social Policy. 43, 3, p. 535-553 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

working life
entrepreneur
Japan
retirement
workplace
9 Citations (Scopus)

How Much Do Free Trade Agreements Reduce Impediments to Trade?

Hayakawa, K. & Kimura, F., 2014 Oct 24, In : Open Economies Review. 26, 4, p. 711-729 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Free trade agreements
Non-tariff barriers
Tariffs
Impediments
Manufacturing industries
16 Citations (Scopus)

Importance of nucleation in transformation of octacalcium phosphate to hydroxyapatite

Ito, N., Kamitakahara, M., Yoshimura, M. & Ioku, K., 2014 Jul 1, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 40, p. 121-126 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Durapatite
Hydroxyapatite
phosphates
Phosphates
Nucleation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Indeterminacy and Forecastability

Fujiwara, I. & Hirose, Y., 2014, In : Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. 46, 1, p. 243-251 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indeterminacy
Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model
Sunspots
Fluctuations
Sticky prices
12 Citations (Scopus)

International environmental outsourcing

Cole, M. A., Elliott, R. J. R. & Okubo, T., 2014 Oct 18, In : Review of World Economics. 150, 4, p. 639-664 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outsourcing
Environmental regulation
Production process
Firm size
Firm productivity
15 Citations (Scopus)

International stock market efficiency: a non-Bayesian time-varying model approach

Itou, M., Noda, A. & Wada, T., 2014, In : Applied Economics. 46, 23, p. 2744-2754 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stock market efficiency
International stock markets
Market efficiency
Time-varying
International markets
6 Citations (Scopus)

International trade, offshoring and heterogeneous firms

Baldwin, R. E. & Okubo, T., 2014 Feb, In : Review of International Economics. 22, 1, p. 59-72 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

international trade
world trade
firm
free trade
firm size

Japan's Persistent Deflation and Monetary Policy: Editors' Overview

Ito, T., Iwata, K., Mckenzie, C. R., Urata, S. & Watanabe, T., 2014 Jan, In : Asian Economic Policy Review. 9, 1, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

deflation policy
monetary policy
deflation
editor
Japan
21 Citations (Scopus)

Localized knowledge spillovers and patent citations: A distance-based approach

Murata, Y., Nakajima, R., Okamoto, R. & Tamura, R., 2014 Dec 1, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 96, 5, p. 967-985 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

patent
knowledge
trend
evidence
Patent citations
1 Citation (Scopus)

Main bank relationships and underwriter choice

Takaoka, S. & Mckenzie, C. R., 2014, In : Applied Financial Economics. 24, 6, p. 413-423 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Underwriters
Main bank
Bank relationships
Subsidiaries
Shareholding
10 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanism design with communication constraints

Mookherjee, D. & Tsumagari, M., 2014 Oct 1, In : Journal of Political Economy. 122, 5, p. 1094-1129 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Mechanism design
Communication cost
Authority
Incentives
25 Citations (Scopus)

Monetary policy and oil price fluctuations following the subprime mortgage crisis

Yoshino, N. & Taghizadeh-Hesary, F., 2014 Dec 1, In : International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance. 7, 3, p. 157-174 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluctuations
Subprime mortgages
Oil prices
Monetary policy
Investors
16 Citations (Scopus)

Networked FDI: Sales and sourcing patterns of Japanese foreign affiliates

Baldwin, R. & Okubo, T., 2014, In : World Economy. 37, 8, p. 1051-1080 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sales
EU
Asia
Sourcing
Foreign affiliates
1 Citation (Scopus)
noise reduction
vapors
shot noise
spectroscopy
power spectra
3 Citations (Scopus)

Nonconventional provisions in regional trade agreements: Do they enhance international trade?

Hayakawa, K., Kimura, F. & Nabeshima, K., 2014, In : Journal of Applied Economics. 17, 1, p. 113-137 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

International trade
Regional trade agreements
Competition policy
Intensive margin
Extensive margin