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Discussion Papers

  1. APEC, the WTO and Asia-Pacific Leadership for Global Trade and Investment Liberalisation by Ross Garnaut, Professor of Economics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University. January 1997

  2. From PAFTAD to APEC: Economists Networks & Public Policymaking by Hugh Patrick, R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business, Columbia Business School. January 1997

  3. APEC: An Assessment by Merit E. Janow, Professor in the Practice of International Trade, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. January 1997

  4. Indonesia and U.S. Policy by John Bresnan, Senior Research Scholar, East Asian Institute, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. June 1997

  5. Challenges & Opportunities of the Southeast Asia Crisis: Implications for American and Japanese Business by Supachai Panitchpakdi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce, The Kingdom of Thailand. April 1998

  6. How to Get Over the Asian Currency Crisi: A Proposal for an East Asian Stable Currency Group by Ippei Yamazawa, Professor, Department of Economics, Hitotsubashi University, Japan. April 1998

  7. The Medium-Term Macroeconomic Trends and Outlook in Vietnam by Do Duc Dinh, Head of Developing Economies Department, Institute of World Economy, Hanoi, Vietnam. May 1998

  8. The United States, the International Monetary Fund and the Indonesian Financial Crisis by John Bresnan, Senior Research Scholar, East Asian Institute, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. June 1998

  9. Diversification Strategies and the Formation of Korean Big Business Groups (Chaebols): Resource-Based and Institutional Perspectives by Jaeyong Song, Assistant Professor, Columbia Business School. November 1998

  10. Korean Banking Reform Following the Asian Financial Crisis by Hisanori Kataoka, Columbia Business School. March 1999 

  11. Reflections on Korean Recovery and Contrasting Present-Day U.S. and Japanese Economic Performances by Hugh Patrick, R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business, Columbia Business School. June 1999

  12. Ownership vs. Environment: Disentangling the Sources of Public Sector Inefficiency by Ann P. Bartel and Ann E. Harrison, Columbia Business School and NBER. November 1999

  13. Dealing with the Bad Loans of the Chinese Banks by John Bonin, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Wesleyan University and Yiping Huang, Fellow, Economics Division, Asia Pacific School of Economics and Management, The Australian National University. July 2000

  14. Economic Crisis and Chaebol Reform in Korea by Phil-Sang Lee, Dean, School of Business Administration, Korea University. October 2000

  15. Technological Catching-Up of Korea and Taiwan in the Global Semiconductor Industry: A Study of Modes of Technology Sourcing by Jaeyong Song, Assistant Professor, Columbia Business School. December 2000

  16. Corporate Governance and the Indonesian Financial System by Hugh Patrick, Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School. August 2001

  17. The Future of the WTO and the International Trading System by Supachai Panitchpakdi, Director General Designate, World Trade Organization. February 2002

  18. Inside the World Trade Organization by James Bacchus, Appellate Body, World Trade Organization. April 2002

  19. Mobility of Engineers & International Knowledge Transfer: Technological Catching Up in the Korean & Taiwanese Semiconductor Industry by Paul Almeida, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University; Geraldine Wu, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University; Jaeyong Song, Yonsei University. April 2003

  20. Do Stronger Intellectual Property Rights Increase International Technology Transfer? Empirical Evidence from U.S. Firm-Level Panel Data by Lee G. Branstetter, Columbia Business School and NBER; Raymond Fisman, Columbia Business School and NBER; and C. Fritz Foley, University of Michigan. July 2003

  21. Review Article of Peter Nolan: China and the Global Business Revolution by N.T. Wang, Weatherhead East Asian Institute. September 2003

  22. Inter-Korean Relations: A North Korean Perspective by Charles K. Armstrong, Weatherhead East Asian Institute. November 2003

  23. Corporate Governance Reform in Japan and South Korea: Two Paths of Globalization by Christina L. Ahmadjian, Hitotsubashi School of International Corporate Strategy,National Center of Sciences; and Jaeyong Song, Seoul National University. January 2004

  24. East Asia, Regionalism, and U.S. National Interests by Gerald L. Curtis, School of International and Public Affairs. May 2004

  25. A Search for Multiple Equilibria in Urban Industrial Structure by Donald R. Davis, Columbia University and NBER; and David E. Weinstein, Columbia University and NBER. May 2004

  26. Globalization and the Gains from Variety by Christian Broda, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and David E. Weinstein, Columbia University and NBER. May 2004

  27. Variety Growth and World Welfare by Christian Broda, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and David E. Weinstein, Columbia University and NBER. May 2004

  28. Is Academic Science Driving a Surge in Industrial Innovation? Evidence from Patent Citations by Lee Branstetter, Columbia Business School. May 2004

  29. Exploring the Link Between Academic Science and Industrial Innovation by Lee Branstetter, Columbia Business School and NBER. May 2004

  30. Is Foreign Direct Investment a Channel of Knowledge Spillovers? by Lee Branstetter, Columbia Business School. May 2004

  31. US Economic Performance, Japanese Economic Performance and the Implications for Korea by Hugh Patrick,Columbia Business School. September 2004

  32. The US Election, US-Japan Relations and the Implications for Korea by Gerald Curtis, Columbia University. September 2004

  33. Institutional Change and Political Reform: Back to Basics by Gerald Curtis, Columbia University. September 2004

  34. Japanese Political Parties: Ideals and Reality by Gerald Curtis, Columbia University. October 2004

  35. New Proposals to Regulate Hedge Funds: SEC Rule 203(b) (3)-2 by Franklin R. Edwards, Columbia Business School. December 2004

  36. The Reshaping of Japan's Official Development Assistance (ODA) Charter by Kazuo Sunaga, Minister, Permanent Mission of Japan to the United States, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. November 2004

  37. Productivity Effects of Profit-Sharing, Employee Ownership, Stock Option & Team Incentive Plans: Evidence from Korean Panel Data by Takao Kato, Colgate University, Columbia Business School and Tokyo Center for Economic Research; Ju Ho Lee, KDI School of Public Policy and Management; and Jang-Soo Ryu, Pukyong National University. March 2005

  38. PECC, APEC and East Asian Economic Cooperation: Prime Minister Ohira's Legacy and Issues in the 21st Century by Hugh Patrick, Columbia Business School. July 2005

  39. CEO Turnover, Firm Performance and Enterprise Reform in China: Evidence from New Micro Data by Takao Katao, Colgate University, Columbia Business School and Tokyo Center for Economic Research; Cheryl Long, Colgate University and University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. July 2005

  40. Asia's Labor-Driven Economic Development, Flying Geese Style: An Unprecedented Opportunity for the Poor to Rise? by Terutomo Ozawa, Colorado State University. July 2005

  41. East Asian Economic Cooperation and Integration: Japan's Perspective by Takatoshi Ito, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo. September 2005

  42. What Determines Knowledge Sourcing From Host Locations of Overseas R&D Operations?: A Study of Global R&D Activities of Japanese Multinationals by Jaeyong Song, Seoul National University; Kazuhiro Asakawa, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University; and Youngeun Chu, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. April 2006.

  43. Korea: A Sixty Year Perspective by Hugh Patrick, R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus; Co-Director, APEC Study Center, Columbia University. April 2006.

  44. What We Talk About When We Talk About “Global Mindset”: Managerial Cognition in Multinational Corporations by Orly Levy, Culture Crossing Consulting; Schon Beechler, Executive Director, Duke Corporate Education; Sully Taylor, Associate Dean, School of Business Administration, Portland State University; and Nakiye A. Boyacigiller, Dean, Faculty of Management, Sabanei University. December 2006

  45. The Context for Bond Market Development in the Asia Pacific by Hugh Patrick, Co-Director, APEC Study Center; Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business; RD Calkins Professor of International Business, Emeritus, Columbia University. January 2007

  46. Reconciliaton: A Challenge for Japan’s Foreign Policy by Takakazu Kuriyama, Former Japanese Ambassador to the United States. February 2007

  47. WTO and the Developing Countries: An Indonesian Perspective by Mari Pangestu, Minister of Trade, Republic of Indonesia. March 2007

  48. A Review of Major WTO Jurisprudence by Mitsuo Matsushita, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University; Former Member, WTO Appellate Body. May 2007

  49. Legal Eagles? A Look into 10 Years of AB Case-Law by Petros Mavroidis, Edwin B. Parker Professor of Law, Columbia Law School; Professor of Law, University of Neuschatel, Switzerland; Research Fellow, CEPR. May 2007

  50. Multi-level Judicial Trade Governance Without Justice? On the role of domestic courts in the WTO legal and dispute settlement system by Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, Professor of International and European Law, European University Institute. June 2007

  51. Reputational Sanctions in China’s Securities Market by Benjamin L. Liebman, Professor of Law and Director, Center for Chinese Legal Studies, Columbia Law School and Curtis J. Milhaupt, Fuyo Professor of Law and Director, Center for Japanese Legal Studies, Columbia Law School. September 2007

  52. East Asia and the World: Reflections on Longer-Run Economic Trends by Hugh Patrick, Co-Director, APEC Study Center; Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business; RD Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus, Columbia University. December 2007

  53. Collateral Damage: Exchange Controls and International Trade by Shang-Jin Wei, NT Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy, Columbia Business School; and Zhiwei Zhang, International Monetary Fund. December 2007

  54. Legacies of Change: The Transformative Role of Japan’s Official Development Assistance in its Economic Partnership with Southeast Asia by Hugh Patrick, Co-Director, APEC Study Center; Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business; RD Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus, Columbia University. January 2008

  55. Optimal Tariffs: The Evidence by Christian Broda, University of Chicago, GSB and National Bureau of Economic Research; Nuno Limão, University of Maryland, National Bureau of Economic Research, and Centre for Economic Policy Research; and David E. Weinstein, Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research. February 2008

  56. Exporting Deflation? Chinese Exports and Japanese Prices by Christian Broda, University of Chicago, GSB and National Bureau of Economic Research; and David E. Weinstein, Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research. February 2008

  57. A Comparative Analysis of Productivity Growth and Productivity Dispersion: Microeconomic Evidence Based on Listed Firms from Japan, Korea, and China by Keiko Ito, Faculty of Economics, Senshu University and Visiting Fellow, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School; Moosup Jung, Seoul National University; Young Gak Kim, Hitotsubashi University; and Tangjun Yuan, Hitotsubashi University. February 2008

  58. History Repeats Itself: Evolutionary Structural Change and TNCs’ Involvement in Infrastructure Overseas, Flying-Geese Style by Terutomo Ozawa, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Colorado State University. March 2008

  59. Computational Analysis of APEC Trade Liberalization by Kozo Kiyota, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Yokohama National University and University of Michigan; and Robert Stern, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Policy, College of Literature, Science and the Arts and Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan. July 2008

  60. Dealing with the Proliferation of Trade Agreements by Jayant Menon, Principal Economist, Officer for Regional Integration, Asian Development Bank. July 2008

  61. How Much of Chinese Exports Is Really Made in China? Assessing Domestic Value-Added When Processing Trade is Pervasive by Robert B. Koopman, Chief Economist and Director, Office of Economics United States International Trade Commission; Zhi Wang, Office of Economics, United States International Trade Commission; and Shang-Jin Wei, N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy, Columbia University, Centre for Economic Policy Research, National Bureau of Economic Research. September 2008

  62. Governance, Corruption and Trade In the Asia Pacific Region by Kazutomo Abe, Tokyo Denki University and John S. Wilson, Lead Economist, Development Research, The World Bank. July 2008

  63. Understanding International Price Differences Using Barcode Data by Christian Broda, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and the National Bureau of Economic Research and David E. Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy, Department of Economics, Columbia University and the National Bureau of Economic Research. May 2009

  64. Foreign Ownership, Listed Status, and the Financial System in East Asia: Evidence from Thailand and Malaysia by Fumiharu Mieno, Professor, Kobe University. June 2008

  65. Juche and North Korea’s Global Aspirations by Charles K. Armstrong, Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences; Director, Center for Korean Research, Columbia University. December 2009

  66. Exports and Financial Shocks by Mary Amiti, Research Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and David E. Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy; Director, Program for Economic Research; Associate Director for Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia University; and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research. December 2009

  67. Investment, Production and Trade Networks as Drivers of East Asian Integration by Ralph Paprzycki, Research Fellow, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University and Keiko Ito, Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Senshu University. January 2010

  68. Some Impressions of Korea Today by Hugh Patrick, R.D.Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus; Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School; Co-Director, APEC Study Center, Columbia University. August 2010

  69. The Future of Chinese Growth by David Beim, Professor of Professional Practice; Bernstein Faculty Leader, Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, Columbia Business School. February 2011

  70. Will the World Bank’s Vision Materialize? Relocating China’s Factories to Sub-Saharan Africa, Flying-Geese Style by Terutomo Ozawa, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Colorado State University; Research Associate, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School; and Christian Bellak, Associate Professor of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria. May 2011

  71. Samsung and LG: From Also-Rans to Dominance in Consumer Electronics by Robert Myers, Senior Vice President, Fairfield Resources International, Inc.; Adjunct Professor, Columbia Business School. May 2013

  72. "Quack Corporate Governance” as Traditional Chinese Medicine – the Securities Regulation Cannibalization of China’s Corporate Law and a State Regulator’s Battle Against Party State Political Economic Power by Nicholas Howson, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School.  May 2013

  73. Unilateral Multilateralism versus Reciprocity: Impacts of East Asian FTAs when Utilization is Incomplete by Jayant Menon, Lead Economist, Trade and Regional Cooperation, Office for Regional Economic Integration, The World Bank. June 2013

  74. Can FTAs Support the Growth or Spread of International Production Networks in Asia? by Jayant Menon, Lead Economist, Trade and Regional Cooperation Office for Regional Economic Integration, The World Bank. June 2013

  75. Real Exchange Rates in a Model of Structural Change: Applications to the Real Yen-Dollar and Chinese RMB-Dollar Exchange Rates by Robert Dekle, Professor of Economics, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California. June 2013

  76. How Much Do Bank Shocks Affect Investment? Evidence From Matched Bank-Firm Loan Data by Mary Amiti, Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and David E. Weinstein, Chair and Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy, Department of Economics, Columbia University.  July 2013

  77. Explaining the Rise of East Asian Multinationals: State-Industry Links, A Stages Model of Structural Change, and Japan as a Precedent Setter by Terutomo Ozawa, Professor Emeritus of Economics Colorado State University. March 2014

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