Herd behavior of Japanese economists

Masahiro Ashiya, Takero Doi

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Abstract

This paper analyzes herding by Japanese macroeconomic forecasters. We find that Japanese forecasters herd together regardless of their age. In comparison, Lamont (1995) finds that older American forecasters stop herding.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)343-346
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Volume46
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Nov

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Keywords

  • C53
  • D82
  • D84
  • Forecast
  • Herd behavior
  • Reputation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Economics and Econometrics

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Herd behavior of Japanese economists. / Ashiya, Masahiro; Doi, Takero.

In: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 46, No. 3, 11.2001, p. 343-346.

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