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Mar 28, 2012 Report No:11-31

Prospect of Development Assistance: New Trends of Poverty and Inequality

Author
  • Naoki AndoGRIPS
Field Economics
Language Japanese
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Mar 28, 2012 Report No:11-30

Prospect of Development Assistance: Japan’s Opinion Poll and Burden Sharing

Author
  • Naoki AndoGRIPS
Field Economics
Language Japanese
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Mar 22, 2012 Report No:11-29

For a Better International Monetary System: An Emerging Economy Perspective

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Crisis bystanders; global financial safety net; international monetary system
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Mar 28, 2012 Report No:11-28

The Study on Ideal Cultural Properties Protection Administration in the Local Government With a Central Focus on “Basic Plan of History and Culture”

Author
  • Yuko TaiGRIPS
Field Multi Disciplinary policy studies
Language Japanese
Keywords protecting cultural properties, surrounding environment, basic plan of history and culture (translated by author)
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Mar 21, 2012 Report No:11-27

A Numerical Approach to the Contract Theory: the Case of Adverse Selection

Author
  • Hideo HashimotoOsaka University
  • Kojun HamadaNiigata University
  • Nobuhiro HosoeGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Numerical approach; principal-agent problem; adverse selection; numerical and computational model; Spence-Mirrlees single crossing property; monotonicity
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Mar 8, 2012 Report No:11-26

The Impact of Remittance on Poverty and Inequality: A Micro-Simulation Study for Nepal

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Migration, remittance, poverty, inequality, Microsimulation, Nepal
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Feb 29, 2012 Report No:11-25

Economic Geography and Productive Efficiency of Solid-Waste Logistics in Japan’s Prefectures: Measurements via the Data Envelopment Analysis

Author
  • Daisuke IchinoseTohoku University of Community Service and Science
  • Masashi YamamotoUniversity of Toyama
  • Yuichiro Yoshida GRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords solid-waste collection, reverse logistics, productive efficiency, data envelopment analysis, spatial correlation, JEL codes: R49, R59, Q53
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Mar 26, 2012 Report No:11-23

Management Practices, Self-Selection into Management Training Participation, and Training Effects in the Garment Industry in Ethiopia

Author
  • Girum AbebeEthiopian Development Research Institute, Ethiopia
  • Tetsushi SonobeGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Africa, Ethiopia, education, management practices, management training
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Mar 26, 2012 Report No:11-22

Productivity Growth and Job Creation in the Development Process of Industrial Clusters

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords job creation, labor productivity, industrial cluster, management, entrepreneurship
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Jan 24, 2012 Report No:11-21

Second-Best Cost-Benefit Analysis in Monopolistic Competition Models of Urban Agglomeration

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords cost-benefit analysis; agglomeration economies; monopolistic competition; new economic geography; second-best economies
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Mar 2, 2012 Report No:11-20

Can the Renminbi Rise as a Global Currency? The Political Economy of Currency Internationalization

Author
Field Political Science and International Relations
Language English
Keywords Currency internationalization, international monetary order, international monetary system, renminbi internationalization, yuan internationalization
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Jan 23, 2012 Report No:11-19

REGIONAL VARIATION IN RISK AND TIME PREFERENCES: EVIDENCE FROM A LARGE-SCALE FIELD EXPERIMENT IN RURAL UGANDA

Author
Field Economics
Language English
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Mar 2, 2012 Report No:11-18

Why Did the US Federal Reserve Unprecedentedly Offer Swap Lines to Emerging Market Economies during the Global Financial Crisis? Can We Expect Them Again in the Future?

Author
Field Political Science and International Relations
Language English
Keywords swap line, global financial safety net, international lender of last resort
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Jan 11, 2012 Report No:11-17

On the behavioural relevance of optional and mandatory impure public goods: results from a laboratory experiment

Author
  • Dirk EngelmannUniversity of Mannheim
  • Alistair Munro GRIPS
  • Marieta ValenteUniversity of Minho
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Experimental Economics, impure public goods, ethical goods, pro-social behaviour, social norms, experimental dictator games
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Dec 15, 2011 Report No:11-16

What Drove the Crop Price Hikes in the Food Crisis?

Author
  • Tetsuji TanakaSchol of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  • Nobuhiro HosoeGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
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Nov 28, 2011 Report No:11-15

Underestimation of Inefficiency in Social Efficiency Benchmarking with Non- Parametric Methods of Production Technology Identification: A Note

Author
  • Hun Koo HaAsia Pacific School of Logistics, Inha University
  • Masashi YamamotoUniversity of Toyama
  • Yuichiro YoshidaGRIPS
  • Anming ZhangSauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Field Economics
Language English
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Nov 10, 2011 Report No:11-14

The Progressivity Of Health Care Services In Ghana

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Ghana, public health spending, progressivity, demand for health care, nested multinomial logit, poverty.
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Nov 4, 2011 Report No:11-13

Global Value Chains and Market Formation Process in Emerging Export Activity: Evidence from Ethiopian Flower Industry

Author
  • Mulu GebreeyesusUnited Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology, the Netherlands
  • Tetsushi SonobeGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Africa, Ethiopia, global value chain, market formation, cut-flower industry
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Oct 17, 2011 Report No:11-12

The Rich or the Poor: Who Gains from Public Education Spending in Ghana

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Ghana, public education spending, progressivity, concentration curves, school choice, nested multinomial logit, elasticity, poverty.
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Sep 28, 2011 Report No:11-11

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

Author
  • Yasusada MurataAdvanced Research Institute for the Sciences and Humanities, Nihon University
  • Ryo NakajimaDepartment of Economics, Yokohama National University
  • Ryosuke OkamotoGRIPS
  • Ryuichi TamuraGraduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords localized knowledge spillovers; distance-based tests; microgeographic data;K-density; patent citations; control patents
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Sep 12, 2011 Report No:11-10

An Inquiry into the Rapid Growth of the Garment Industry in Bangladesh

Author
Field Economics
Language English
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Sep 12, 2011 Report No:11-09

A Cluster-Based Industrial Development Policy for Low-Income Countries

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Competitive market environments, comparative advantage, industrial cluster, managerial training, provision of credit, construction of industrial zones
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Aug 10, 2011 Report No:11-08

Virtual Incubation in Industrial Clusters: A Case Study in Pakistan

Author
  • Babur Wasim ArifFederal Bureau of Statistics, Pakistan
  • Tetsushi SonobeGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords South Asia, Pakistan, industrial cluster, social capital, subcontracting
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Aug 10, 2011 Report No:11-07

The Decoupling of Affluence and Waste Discharge under Spatial Correlation:Do Richer Communities Discharge More Waste?

Author
  • Daisuke IchinoseTohoku University of Community Service and Science
  • Masashi YamamotoUniversity of Toyama
  • Yuichiro YoshidaGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
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Jul 26, 2011 Report No:11-06

How Can Micro and Small Enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa Become More Productive? The Impacts of Experimental Basic Managerial Training

Author
  • Yukichi ManoFASID
  • Alhassan IddrisuThe Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Ghana
  • Yutaka YoshinoThe World Bank
  • Tetsushi SonobeGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Africa, Ghana, industrial development, survival clusters, management training, randomized experiment
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