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2012-13 Research Papers

The Center produced the following papers in 2012-13:

Working Papers:

WP 304: Nice To Be On the A-List by Yasushi Hamao

WP 305: Uninsurable Risk and the Determination of Real Interest Rates: An Investigation Using UK Indexed Bonds by David Barr, Parantap Basu and Kenji Wada

WP 306: Is Japan Really a “Buy”? The Corporate Governance, Cash Holdings, and Economic Performance of Japanese Companies by Kazuo Kato, Meng Li, and Douglas Skinner

WP 307: How Long Will Japanese Government Bond Prices Remain High? by Takeo Hoshi and Takatoshi Ito

WP 308: Policy Options for Japan's Revival by Takeo Hoshi and Anil Kashyap

WP 309: Turning Japanese? Lessons from Japan’s Lost Decade to the Current Crisis by Masazumi Wakatabe

WP 310: How Much Do Bank Shocks Affect Investment? Evidence from Matched Bank-Firm Loan Data by Mary Amiti and David E. Weinstein - *updated March 2013*

WP 311: Brides for Sale: Cross-Border Marriages and Female Immigration by Daiji Kawaguchi and Soohyung Lee

WP 312: Japan Post Bank: Problematic Issues by Edward Lincoln

WP 313: Syncretism: The Politics of Japan's Financial Reforms by Kenji Kushida and Kay Shimizu

WP 314: Monetary Policy and Transmission of Bubbles by Masaya Sakuragawa and Naoki Shinada

WP 315: Killing Two Birds With One Stone: Board Reforms in the Japanese Electronics Industry by Christina Ahmadjian and Toru Yoshikawa

WP 316: Legal Background to the Low Profitability of Japanese Enterprises by Nobuyuki Kinoshita

WP 317: Information and Export Decisions: Bank's Role as a Conduit of Information by Tomohiko Inui, Keiko Ito, Daisuke Miyakawa, and Keishi Shoji

WP 318: Samsung and LG: From Also-Rans to Dominance in Consumer Electronics by Robert Myers

WP 319: The Dynamics of Multinational Corporation-Impacted Comparative Advantage: Relevancy to Ricardo's View on Cross-border Investment and Samuelson's Skepticism about Globalization by Terutomo Ozawa

WP 320: The Classical Origins of Akamatsu's "Flying-Geese" Theory: A Note on a Missing Link to David Hume by Terutomo Ozawa

Occasional Papers:

OP 60: Built-in Stabilizers and Risk Literacy: Protecting the Sustainability of the Insurance Industry by Shigeyuki Goto

OP 61: Japan’s Sputtering Economic Recovery Amid Heightened Political Turmoil by Hugh Patrick


All WPs and OPs are available at Columbia University Academic Commons, an institutional repository program sponsored by the Columbia University Libraries.  These papers are searchable by keyword, or can be found directly in the following categories:

CJEB Working Paper Series

CJEB Occasional Paper Series