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Mar 14, 2013 Report No:12-24

Learning about one’s own type: a search model with two-sided uncertainty

Author
  • Akiko MaruyamaGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords two-sided search; learning; imperfect self-knowledge
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Mar 13, 2013 Report No:12-23

Optimal Transportation Network in a Closed City under Residential and Absentee Land Ownerships

Author
  • Yuichiro YoshidaGRIPS
  • Abu Nur Rashed AhmedGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords urban land use, transportation network development, land ownership
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Mar 6, 2013 Report No:12-22

An Empirical Market Microstructure Analysis of the Implied Spread Cost in the Japanese Day-Ahead Electricity Market

Author
  • Shin S. IkedaGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Market Microstructure, Implied Spread, Roll measure, Periodic Call-Auction, Wholesale Electricity Market
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Feb 26, 2013 Report No:12-21

Long-Term Effects of Preschooling on Educational Attainments

Author
  • Hideo AkabayashiGraduate School of Economics, Keio University
  • Ryuichi TanakaGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Preschooling, Kindergartens, Nursery schools, Education
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Feb 26, 2013 Report No:12-20

The Labor Market Effects of Introducing Unemployment Benefits in an Economy with High Informality

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Informal economy, search models, labor markets, unemployment benefits, policy interventions, Mexico.
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Feb 5, 2013 Report No:12-19

Automobile and Motorcycle Traffic on Indonesian National Roads: Is It Local or Beyond the City Boundary?

Author
  • Firman Permana WandaniMinistry of Public Works, Republic of Indonesia
  • Yuichiro YoshidaGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords auto transport, Indonesia road traffic, spatial autocorrelation
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Feb 4, 2013 Report No:12-18

Localized knowledge spillovers and patent citations: A distance-based approach (revised version)

Author
  • Yasusada MurataAdvanced Research Institute for the Sciences and Humanities, Nihon University
  • Ryo NakajimaDepartment of Economics, Keio University
  • Ryosuke OkamotoGRIPS
  • Ryuichi TamuraCenter for Economic Growth Strategy, Yokohama National University
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords localized knowledge spillovers, distance-based tests, microgeographic data, K-density, patent citations, control patents, sensitivity analysis
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Jan 25, 2013 Report No:12-17

Inflation and Economic Growth: A Dynamic Panel Threshold Analysis for Asian Economies

Author
  • Thanabalasingam VinayagathasanGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Dynamic panel threshold model; economic growth; inflation; inflation thresholds
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Dec 27, 2012 Report No:12-16

Default Effects, Transaction Costs, and Imperfect Information

Author
  • Chris M. WilsonSchool of Business and Economics, Loughborough University
  • Luke GarrodSchool of Business and Economics, Loughborough University
  • Alistair MunroGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Default effect; transaction cost; imperfect information.
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Nov 9, 2012 Report No:12-15

An Inquiry into Corruption Norms: Survey Data of GRIPS Alumni

Author
Field Economics
Language English
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Nov 9, 2012 Report No:12-14

The Role of Training in Fostering Cluster-Based MSE Development

Author
Field Economics
Language English
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Oct 25, 2012 Report No:12-13

Does the NIMBY strategy really promote a self-interest?:Evidence from England’s waste management policy

Author
  • Masashi YamamotoUniversity of Toyama
  • Yuichiro YoshidaGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Illegal Dumping, Spatial Econometrics, Waste Management, NIMBY
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Oct 18, 2012 Report No:12-12

Heterogeneous Beliefs, a Short-Sale Restriction, and the Cross Section of Stock Returns: An Evidence from China

Author
  • Shin S. IkedaGRIPS
  • Yan ZhangGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Heterogeneous Beliefs, Cross-Section Returns, Short-Sale Prohibition.
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Oct 2, 2012 Report No:12-11

Nuclear Power Plants Shutdown and Alternative Power Plants Installation–A Nine-region Spatial Equilibrium Analysis for the Electric Power Market in Japan

Author
Field Economics
Language Japanese
Keywords The Great East Japan Earthquake; Nuclear power station; Power prices; Inter-regional transmission
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Sep 21, 2012 Report No:12-10

The Scope for Increasing Biofuel Crop Production in Japan: An Analysis of Alternative Policies

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Biofuel Crop Production, Production Subsidies, Elasticity of Supply, Agricultural Policy, Longitudinal Data
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Sep 21, 2012 Report No:12-09

Does working with spouses make teams more productive? A field experiment in India using NREGA

Author
  • Alistair MunroGRIPS
  • Arjan VerschoorSchool of Development Studies, University of East Anglia
  • Amaresh DubeyCentre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords household experiment; India; NREGA; labour productivity
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Aug 28, 2012 Report No:12-08

Endogeneity and Panel Data in Growth Regressions: A Bayesian Model Averaging Approach

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Bayesian Model Averaging, Instrumental variables, Panel Data, Empirics of Growth, E ectiveness of Aid.
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Aug 14, 2012 Report No:12-07

Financial Integration from a Time-Varying Cointegration Perspective

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Financial Integration, Time Varying Cointegration
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Jul 13, 2012 Report No:12-06

Estimating the Effects of Pronatal Policies on Residential Choice and Fertility

Author
  • Ryo NakajimaDepartment of Economics, Yokohama National University
  • Ryuichi TanakaGRIPS
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Fertility, family policies, residential location choice, selection
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Jul 3, 2012 Report No:12-05

Environmental Compliance and Human Capital: Evidence from Chinese Industrial Firms

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Environmental compliance; Human capital; External and internal effects; Endogeneity
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Jun 8, 2012 Report No:12-04

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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Jun 7, 2012 Report No:12-03

A Numerical Approach to the Contract Theory: the Case of Moral Hazard

Author
  • Hideo HashimotoOsaka University
  • Kojun HamadaNiigata University
  • Nobuhiro HosoeGRIPS
Field Economics
Language Japanese
Keywords Moral hazard; Numerical approach; Risk averse; Risk neutral; Convexity of distribution function condition; Monotone likelihood ratio condition
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May 18, 2012 Report No:12-02

How Much is TEPCO Worth?–Estimating the Fundamental Value of its Thermal Plants

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Fukushima nuclear accident; power market reform; unbundling.
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May 15, 2012 Report No:12-01

Fukushima Dai-Ichi and the Economics of Nuclear Decontamination

Author
Field Economics
Language English
Keywords Nuclear accident, environmental valuation, radiation, decontamination, Fukushima Dai Ichi, Chernobyl, Windscale, 除染対策
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