Publications and Discussion Papers

Discussion Paper Series

Discussion Papers by Institute of Social Science Reserchers These discussion papers are portable document format (PDF) files, which you can download and view using Adobe Acrobat . Click on a title to download a paper. Please note that all these papers are in English.

No. Author Title Publishment
F-169 Yukiko ASAI Parental Leave Reforms and the Employment of New Mothers: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Japan (PDF File) April. 2014
F-168 Masaki NAKABAYASHI From the Substance to the Shadow: The Court Embedded into Japanese Labor Markets (PDF File) Feb. 2014
(revised Mar. 2014)
F-167 Toshiki KAWASHIMA and Masaki NAKABAYASHI Structural Disposal and Cyclical Adjustment: Non-performing Loans, Structural Transition, and Regulatory Reform in Japan, 1997-2011(PDF File) Feb. 2014
(revised Mar. 2014)
F-166 Masaki NAKABAYASHI Honesty, Diligence, and Skill: Risk Sharing and Specialization in the Kiryu Silk Weaving Cluster, Japan (PDF File) Dec. 2013
(revised Jan. 2014)
F-165 Masaki NAKABAYASHI Accelerated Rise and Distorted Vigor: Unconventional Interventions into an Emerging Market of Japan (PDF File) Nov. 2013
F-164 Mayo SAKAI How to Screen Miners' Skills: Recruiting in the Coal Mining in Early Twentieth Century Japan (PDF File) Oct. 2013
(revised Feb. 2014)
F-163 Aigerim ZHANGALIYEVA and Masaki NAKABAYASHI Heritage from Czar: The Russian Dual System of Schooling and Signaling (PDF File) Sep. 2013
F-162 Hiroyuki HOSHIRO Regionalization and Regionalism in East Asia (PDF File) Mar. 2013
F-161 Naofumi NAKAMURA Railway and Government in Meiji Japan: With a Focus on Nationalisation Jul. 2012
F-160 Masaki NAKABAYASHI Price, Quality, and Organization: Branding in the Japanese silk-reeling industry (PDF File) Apr. 2012
(revised Mar. 2013)
F-159 Eisaku IDE and Takaharu SHIMADA Rationality and Limits of Japan's Welfare State Historical and Comparative Perspective Jan. 2012
F-158 Kenji HIRASHIMA Die japanische Politik im Wandel: Parteipolitik und institutionelle Reformen (PDF File) Dec. 2011
F-157 Masaki NAKABAYASHI Career Experiences Replaced: Emergence of Japanese Internal Labor Markets (PDF File) Sep. 2011
(revised Jan. 2014)
F-156 Changmin Lee Why did open-port-brokerage businesses in the rice trade vanish in prewar Korea? May. 2011
F-155 Sachiko KURODA and Isamu YAMAMOTO What determines work hours?: who you work with or where you work? (PDF File) Mar. 2011
F-154 Yuji GENDA, Sachiko KURODA, and Souichi OHTA Does downsizing take a toll on retained staff?: An analysis of increased working hours during recessions using Japanese micro data (PDF File) Mar. 2011
F-153 Masaki NAKABAYASHI Acquired Skills and Learned Abilities: Wage Dynamics in Internal Labor Markets (PDF File) Feb. 2011
(revised Apr. 2014)
F-152 Tomoko TSUCHIDA Involvement of the NGO Networks in the Process of Establishment and Revision of the Domestic Violence Prevention Law: A Comparative Study between Japan and South Korea Mar. 2010
F-151 Toshihiro MATSUMURA and Makoto OKAMURA Competition and Privatization Policy: The Relative Performance Approach(PDF File) Aug. 2009
F-150 Toshihiro MATSUMURA, Takeshi MUROOKA and Akira OGAWA Randomized Strategy Equilibrium and Simultaneous-Move Outcome in the Action Commitment Game with a Small Cost of Leading(PDF File) Aug. 2009
F-149 Mayo MORIMOTO The technological progress and the transformation of labor organization: Modernization of Japanese coal mining from the 1900s to 1930s(PDF File) Jul. 2009
(revised Sep. 2009)
F-148 Daisuke HIRATA and Toshihiro MATSUMURA On the uniquness of Bertrand equilibrim(PDF File) Jul. 2009
F-147 Sachiko KURODA and Isamu YAMAMOTO How are hours worked and wages affected by labor regulations?: ?The white-collar exemption and ‘name-only managers’ in Japan ?(PDF File) Jul. 2009
F-146 Masaki NAKABAYASHI Institutions and economic development of early modern Japan(PDF File) Jun. 2009
(revised Aug. 2009)
F-145 Masaki NAKABAYASHI Poaching, Courts, and Settlements: Complementarity of Governance in Labor Markets(PDF File) Jun. 2009
(revised Jan. 2014)
F-144 Masaki NAKABAYASHI Property and Risk: Peasants in the Rise of Modern Japanese State(PDF File) Mar. 2009
(revised Apr. 2012)
F-143 Yasuo TAKATSUKI The Formation of an Efficient Market in Tokugawa Japan (PDF File) Nov. 2008
F-142 Masaki Nakabayashi Imposed Efficiency of Treaty Ports: Japanese Industrialization and Western Imperialist Institutions (PDF File) Nov. 2008 (revised Dec. 2013)
F-141 Yasuo TAKATSUKI Informational Efficiency under the Shogunate Governance: Concentration and Integration of the Rice Market in Tokugawa Japan (PDF File) Sep. 2008
F-140 田島俊雄 刘易斯转折点和中国的农业农村经济问题 (PDF File) 2008年6月
F-139 田島俊雄 软件服务外包业的雁行发展:人力资本和产业集聚 (PDF File) 2008年6月
F-138 Nobuhiro HIWATARI International Recessions, Disinflationary Constraints and Employment Adjustment: The implications of Japan’s deficit spending during the 1990s recession Jun. 2008
F-137 Nobuhiro HIWATARI Identifying the Domestic Anchors of U.S. Foreign Policy: Agenda setting, partisan strategies, and ends-meet-the-center voting Jun. 2008
F-135 中国経済史研討会 伝統経済向現代経済転型的比較研究 2007年10月
F-134 Masayuki OTAKI A unified dynamic microeconomic foundation for two alternative premises on money: Reconciliation of Keynesian and monetarist views Sep. 2007
F-133 Masayuki OTAKI A Welfare Economics Foundation for the Full-Employment Policy Aug. 2007
F-132 亜東経済史研討会 経済発展與歴史認識:以台湾和中国為主 2007年7月
F-131 Hidenori TSUTSUMI and Takayoshi UEKAMI Party Policy Coherence in Japan: Evidence from 2003 Candidate-Level Electoral Platform Mar. 2007
F-130 Takayoshi UEKAMI and Daisuke SHIMIZU The Consistency of Electoral Systems: A Theoretical Review and Hypoheses Mar. 2007
F-129 Mandira Sarma and Yuko NIKAIDO Capital Adequacy Regime in India Mar. 2007
F-128 Masayuki OTAKI The dynamic microeconomics of the fiscal multiplier and a normative foundation for macroeconomic policy Sep. 2006
F-127 OMORI Sawa Exploring Political Determinants of the Magnitude of Financial Reforms in Developing Countries Aug. 2006
F-126 SATO Iwao Welfare Regime Theories and the Japanese Housing System Jun. 2006
F-125 OMORI Sawa Measuring Financial Reforms May 2006
F-124 OTAKI Masayuki The Dynamically Extended Keynesian Cross and the Welfare-improving Fiscal Policy May 2006
F-123 NAKAMURA Naofumi Personnel Management and the Formation of Modern Business Organisation: The Railway Industry in Japan before the First World War May 2006
F-122 INUZUKA Hajime Arihiro Fukuda (1964-2003) : His Works and Achievements (PDF File) Mar. 2006
F-121 SHIMIZU Daisuke and TACHI Kentaro Policy Interaction on North-South FTA Targeting Outsiders’ Export and FDI Mar. 2006
F-120 王京滨 日本战后的城镇化发展与财政投融资 Dec. 2005
F-119 Klaus H. Goetz Europeanization and Territory Nov. 2005
F-118 MIYAJIMA Yoshiaki and KIM Hyun-sung Globalization, Non-globalization, or Regionalization?: In cases of Japan and Korea Sep. 2005
F-117 田島俊雄 二十世紀的中国化学工業:永利化工・天原電化及其時代 Feb. 2005
F-116 NAKAMURA Tamio The EU as a Plural Constitutional Order: An approach to the Constitutional Treaty Nov. 2004
F-115 SUGINOHARA Masako Handling Japan’s Banking Crisis, 1997-98:Gaiatsu or Not? (PDF File) Jun. 2004
F-114 KIKKAWA Takeo The Japanese Economy and Corporations in the 1990s (revised version) Mar. 2004
F-113 INUZUKA Hajime David Hume’s Politics: Inheritance and Renewal of the TraditionalPolitical Thought (PDF File) Mar. 2004
F-112 NAKAMURA Keisuke Personnel Management in Japanese Prefecture Governments Dec. 2003
F-111 ISHIDA Hiroshi Inequality in Access to Higher Education in Post-war Japan Nov. 2003
F-110 SHIBUYA Hiroshi and NEGISHI Takehiko The Japanese Welfare State under Pax-Americana: Uneven Development and Income Redistribution through Health Insurance Oct. 2003
F-109 Romdej Phisalaphong The impact of ASEAN market unification on inward Japanese FDI: A comparison with the Single European Market Jan. 2004
F-108 Paulo, Brazil and Emilio Dellasoppa The Enduring Burden of Death: Years of Life Lost in Rio de Janeiro and São Mar. 2003
F-107 Emilio Dellasoppa Corruption in Post-anthoritarian Brazil: An Overview and Many Open Questions Feb. 2003
F-106 SHIMIZU Daisuke and MATSUMURA Toshihiro Equilibria for Circular Spatial Cournot Markets Sep. 2002
F-105 TABATA Hirokuni Neoliberalism and Labour : A Historical Approach Sep. 2002
F-102 ISHIDA Hiroshi Paths Into and Paths Out of Self-employment in Japan Jun. 2002
F-101 HARADA Sumitaka Quelques observations comparatives entre le Japon et la France sur le droit patrimonial de la Famille: A propos des droits du conjoint survivant Mar. 2002
F-100 Ehud Harari Direct Election of Japanese Prime Ministers? Lessons from the Israeli Experience Mar. 2002
F-99 KUDO Akira The Policital Process of the IG Ferben Dissolution Mar. 2002
F-98 KUDO Akira Search for Stability: Siemens in Interwar-Period Japan Mar. 2002
F-97 KUDO Akira A Note on the Comparison of the Japanese and German Capitalism Mar. 2002
F-96 NAKAMURA Tamio The Direction of the European Constitution After the Nice Treaty Feb. 2002
F-95 Ewa Palasz-Rutkowska “The Other” in Intercultural Contacts The Image of Japan in Poland at the End of the Nineteenth and the Beginning of the Twentieth Centuries and in the Interwar Period (on the Basis of Selected Publications) Oct. 2001
F-94 MIURA Mari Globalization and Reforms of Labor Market Institutions: Japan and Major OECD Countries (PDF File) Jul. 2001
F-93 MIURA Mari The New Politics of Labor: Shifting Veto Points and Representing the Un-organized (PDF File) Jul. 2001
F-92 KUDO Akira Second Trial for Catching up: The Introduction of German Technology and theEmergence of the Petrochemical Industry in Postwar Japan Sep. 2001
F-91 MASUYAMA Mikitaka The Japanese Diet in the 1990s Mar. 2001
F-90 OTAKI Masayuki A Simple Unified Macroeconomic Theory: Keynessia-Neoclassicals Controversy as an Equilibrium Selection Problem Mar. 2001
F-89 KUDO Akira and IHARA Motoi Innovation through Thorough Imitation, The Consumer Chemicals Industry and the Case of Kao Dec. 2000
F-88 OTAKI Masayuki Does Risk Sharing Hypothesis Really Support Nominal Wage Contract? Aug. 2000
F-87 ISHIDA Hiroshi Industrialization and Class Mobility in Post-war Japan Dec. 1999
F-86 OTAKI Masayuki Neoclassical Interprepation of the Theory of Effective Demand Sep. 1999
F-85 SMITH, Kerry A Land of Milk and Honey: Rural Revitalization in the 1930s Apr. 1999
F-84 OTAKI Masayuki On the Theory of Effective Demand: A Neoclassical Interpretation Mar. 1999
F-83 SHIBUYA Hiroshi Pax-Americana System and Japanese Welfare State Mar. 1999
F-82 WASWO, Ann Urban Housing Policy in 20th-Century Japan Jan. 1999
F-81 KAWAI Masahiro Evolving Patterns of Capital Flous and the East Asian Economic Crisis Dec. 1998
F-80 HARARI, Ehud Creative and Reckless Adventurousness: Knowledge, Power and Governance [In]Effectiveness in Japan: The Economic Bubble and Its Aftermath. Nov. 1998
F-79 HIWATARI Nobuhiro Party-State Relations and the Transformation of Conservative Party Rule in France, Italy, and Japan Nov. 1998
F-78 KAWAI Masahiro and AKIYAMA Shigeru The Role of Nominal Anchor Currencies in Exchange Rate Arrangements Oct. 1998
F-77 OHARAI Hidetaka Sraffa’s Criticism of Hayek, in Defense of Keynes’ Treatise Oct. 1998
F-76 DOI Takero Is Japanese Local Finance Really Centralized?: From Viewpoint of the Revenue-Expenditure Nexus (PDF File) Sep. 1998
F-75 DOI Takero Environmental Taxes and Pollution Control in the International Economy Sep. 1998
F-74 KUDO Akir The Range of Technology Introduction: The Case of Japan’s Petrochemical Industry Sep. 1998
F-73 KUDO Akira The Trajectory of European Integration: Possibilities for Substituting Hegemony Sep. 1998
F-72 DOI Takero New Evidence on the Median Voter Hypothesis in Japan (PDF File) Aug. 1998
F-71 HIWATARI Nobuhiro The Politics of Reform and Transformation of the Postwar Party Systems in Italy and Japan Aug. 1998
F-70 KUDO Akira Americanization or Europeanization?: European Direct Investments in Japan Jul. 1998
F-69 DOI Takero Empirics of the Median Voter Hypothesis in Japan (PDF File) May 1998
F-68 DOI Takero Central Bank Independence Promotes Budgetary Efficiency (PDF File) Apr. 1998
F-67 J. A. A. STOCKWIN Is There Such a Thing as the Asian Model of Democracy? Jan. 1998
F-66 HIWATARI Nobuhiro The End of the Postwar Party System in Japan: Implications for Comparative Research Dec. 1997
F-65 KAWAI Masahiro and OHARA Hidetaka Nonstationarity of Real Exchange Rates in the G7 Countries: Are They Cointegrated with Real Variables? Sep. 1997
F-64 OTAKI Masayuki and KAWANISHI Satoshi A Dynamic Microeconomic Foundation for Multiplier Analysis Sep. 1997
F-63 KAWAI Masahiro and URATA Shujiro Foreign Direct Investment in Japan: Empirical Analyses of Interactions Between FDI Inflows and Trade Aug. 1997
F-62 MIYAOKA Isao Foreign Pressure and the Japanese Policymaking Process: A Theoretical Framework (PDF File) Aug. 1997
F-61 KAWAI Masahiro Japan as a Creditor Nation: What is Happening to Its Net External Assets? Jul. 1997