DISCUSSION PAPERS

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Discussion Papers

Apr 14, 2014

Michael C.  Huang , GRIPS
Nobuhiro Hosoe , GRIPS

A General Equilibrium Assessment on a Compound Disaster in Northern Taiwan
Report No: 14-06

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Compound Disaster, Disaster Risk Management, Computable General Equilibrium, Electricity, Energy 
14-06.pdf
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Apr 11, 2014

Fumio Takeda , GRIPS
Hiroshi Ikeya , GRIPS
Shouichi Ando , GRIPS
Naohiko Hibino , GRIPS

Research on Effective Evacuation against the Tsunami Disaster
Report No: 14-05

Field Multi Disciplinary policy studiesLanguage Japanese
Keywords Tsunami disaster, Disaster Information, Elevated ground for refuge, Tsunami refuge building 
14-05.pdf
14-05.pdf
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Apr 07, 2014

Emiko Kakiuchi , GRIPS
Kiyoshi Takeuchi , GRIPS

Creative industries: Reality and potential in Japan
Report No: 14-04

Field Multi Disciplinary policy studiesLanguage English
Keywords creative industries, creative city, development, culture 
14-04.pdf
14-04.pdf
(537 KB)
Apr 01, 2014

Alistair Munro , GRIPS
Yuki Tanaka , GRIPS

Risky rotten kids: an experiment on risk attitudes amongst adolescents in rural Uganda
Report No: 14-01

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords household, experiment, family, couples, children, risk attitudes, Holt-Laury, prospect theory 
14-01.pdf
14-01.pdf
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Apr 01, 2014

Hyoung kyu Chey , GRIPS

A Demand-Side Analysis of Renminbi Internationalisation: The Renminbi in South Korea
Report No: 14-02

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords currency internationalisation, international currency, renminbi, yuan 
14-02.pdf
14-02.pdf
(317 KB)
Apr 01, 2014

Yoichi Arai , GRIPS
Hidehiko Ichimura , Department of Economics, The University of Tokyo

Simultaneous Selection of Optimal Bandwidths for the Sharp Regression Discontinuity Estimator
Report No: 14-03

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Bandwidth selection, local linear regression, regression discontinuity de- sign 
14-03.pdf
14-03.pdf
(254 KB)
Feb 20, 2014

Veerayooth KANCHOOCHAT , GRIPS

Coalition Politics and Reform Dynamics in Thailand
Report No: 13-26

Field Political Science and International Relations Language English
Keywords 【Emerging State Project】 
13-26.pdf
13-26.pdf
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Jan 15, 2014

Keijiro Otsuka , GRIPS
Ridish  Pokharel , Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Pokhara, Nepal

In search of appropriate institutions for forest management
Report No: 13-25

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords State management, Community management, Private management, Mixed management, Protection cost, Management incentives 
13-25.pdf
13-25.pdf
(330 KB)
Jan 08, 2014

Narayan Raj Poudel , Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Nobuhiko Fuwa , Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Keijiro Otsuka , GRIPS

The impacts of a community forestry program on forest conditions, management intensity and revenue generation in the Dang district of Nepal
Report No: 13-24

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords 

 

13-24.pdf
13-24.pdf
(469 KB)
Dec 06, 2013

Kaoru Tone , (GRIPS)

Resampling in DEA
Report No: 13-23

Field Multi Disciplinary policy studiesLanguage English
Keywords Data error; resampling; triangular distribution; confidence interval; past-present-future intertemporal DEA 
13-23.pdf
13-23.pdf
(309 KB)
Nov 13, 2013

Keijiro Otsuka , GRIPS
Frank Place , World Agroforestry Centre

Evolutionary Changes in Land Tenure and Agricultural Intensification in Sub-Saharan Africa
Report No: 13-22

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords 

 

13-22.pdf
13-22.pdf
(704 KB)
Oct 09, 2013

Yoshitsugu Kanemoto , GRIPS

Pitfalls in estimating “wider economic benefits” of transportation projects
Report No: 13-20

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords wider benefits; cost–benefit analysis; agglomeration economies; new economic geography; price markup 
13-20.pdf
13-20.pdf
(500 KB)
Oct 07, 2013

Nobuhiro Hosoe , GRIPS

Estimation Errors in Input-Output Tables and Prediction Errors in Computable General Equilibrium Analysis
Report No: 13-19

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Input-output tables; computable general equilibrium analysis; non-survey method; cross-entropy method 
13-19.pdf
13-19.pdf
(450 KB)
Sep 24, 2013

Tomoya Matsumoto , GRIPS

Disseminating New Farming Practices among Small Scale Farmers: An Experimental Intervention in Uganda
Report No: 13-18

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords technology adoption, agricultural development; field experiment; africa 
13-18.pdf
13-18.pdf
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Aug 26, 2013

Francis  Mwesigye , GRIPS
Tomoya Matsumoto , GRIPS

Rural-rural Migration and Land Conflicts: Implications on Agricultural Productivity in Uganda
Report No: 13-17

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords rural-rural migration, community heterogeneity, institutions, land conflicts, agricultural productivity 
13-17.pdf
13-17.pdf
(803 KB)
Aug 12, 2013

Nobuhiro Hosoe , GRIPS

Estimation Errors in Input-Output Tables and Prediction Errors in Computable General Equilibrium Analysis
Report No: 13-16

Field EconomicsLanguage Japanese
Keywords Input-output tables; computable general equilibrium analysis; non-survey method; cross-entropy method 
13-16.pdf
13-16.pdf
(752 KB)
Aug 08, 2013

Yuko Ito , GRIPS
Hiroshi Nagano , GRIPS

Collaboration Between Publicly Funded Research Institutions and Hospitals: A Case Study of Translational Research in the Field of Cell Therapy
Report No: 13-15

Field Multi Disciplinary policy studiesLanguage Japanese
Keywords public research institutes, hospital, collaboration, social benefit, cell therapy 
13-15.pdf
13-15.pdf
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Jul 30, 2013

Tomoya Matsumoto , GRIPS
Takashi Yamano , GRIPS
Dick Sserunkuuma , Makerere University

Technology Adoption and Dissemination in Agriculture: Evidence from Sequential Intervention in Maize Production in Uganda
Report No: 13-14

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Technology adoption, Agriculture, Field experiment, Uganda 
13-14.pdf
13-14.pdf
(718 KB)
Jul 03, 2013

Roberto Leon Gonzalez , GRIPS
Thanabalasingam Vinayagathasan , GRIPS

Robust Determinants of Growth in Asian Developing Economies: A Bayesian Panel Data Model Averaging Approach
Report No: 13-12

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Determinants of Growth, Bayesian Model Averaging, Panel Data Model, Inflation Threshold 
13-12.pdf
13-12.pdf
(616 KB)
Jul 03, 2013

Thanabalasingam Vinayagathasan , GRIPS

Monetary Policy and the Real Economy: A Structural VAR Approach for Sri Lanka
Report No: 13-13

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Impulse responses, Monetary Policy, Small Open Economy, Structural VAR Models 
13-13.pdf
13-13.pdf
(686 KB)
Jul 01, 2013

Shin S. Ikeda , GRIPS

A Note on the Mixingale Limit Theorem by McLeish (1977)
Report No: 13-11

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Mixingale, Heteroskedasticity, Mixing and Stable Convergence in Law 
13-11.pdf
13-11.pdf
(366 KB)
Jun 17, 2013

Kaoru Tone , (GRIPS)
Miki Tsutsui , Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry

How to deal with S-shaped curve in DEA
Report No: 13-10

Field Language English
Keywords Data envelopment analysis, S-shaped curve, CRS, VRS, scale elasticity, SAS 
13-10.pdf
13-10.pdf
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Jun 12, 2013

Yoichi Arai , GRIPS
Hidehiko Ichimura , Department of Economics, The University of Tokyo

Optimal Bandwidth Selection for Differences of Nonparametric Estimators with an Application to the Sharp Regression Discontinuity Design
Report No: 13-09

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Bandwidth selection, kernel density estimation, local linear regression, regression discontinuity design 
13-09.pdf
13-09.pdf
(379 KB)
May 31, 2013

Aya Suzuki , The University of Tokyo
Vu Huang Nam , Foreign University, Vietnam
Tetsushi Sonobe , GRIPS

Willingness to Pay for Managerial Training: A Case from the Knitwear Industry in Northern Vietnam
Report No: 13-08

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Vietnam, randomized controlled trial, management training, willingness to pay 
13-08.pdf
13-08.pdf
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May 30, 2013

Md. Nurul Amin , National Board of Revenue, Bangladesh
Tetsushi Sonobe , GRIPS

The success of the industrial development policy in the pharmaceutical industry in Bangladesh
Report No: 13-07

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Bangladesh, drug prices, industrial policy 
13-07.pdf
13-07.pdf
(459 KB)
May 29, 2013

Yukichi Mano , Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo
John Akoten , Anti-Counterfeit Agency, Nairobi
Yutaka Yoshino , The World Bank
Tetsushi Sonobe , GRIPS

Teaching KAIZEN to Small Business Owners: An Experiment in a Metalworking Cluster in Nairobi
Report No: 13-06

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Kenya, management training, self-selection 
13-06.pdf
13-06.pdf
(698 KB)
May 28, 2013

Shin S. Ikeda , GRIPS

A Contingent Claim Analysis of Suicide
Report No: 13-05

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Suicide, American Put Option, Human Capital, Delayed Exercise Premium, Immediate Exercise Boundary 
13-05.pdf
13-05.pdf
(599 KB)
May 27, 2013

Yuqing Xing , GRIPS
Manisha Pradhananga , Research Associate (Asian Development Bank Institute), PhD Candidate (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

How Important is Exports and FDI for China's Economic Growth?
Report No: 13-04

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Chinese economy, growth, external demand, GDP accounting 
13-04.pdf
13-04.pdf
(636 KB)
May 08, 2013

Nobuhiro Hosoe , GRIPS

The Double Dividend of Agricultural Trade Liberalization: Consistency between National Food Security and Gains from Trade
Report No: 13-02

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords National food security; agricultural trade liberalization; productivity shocks; computable general equilibrium analysis; Monte Carlo simulation; double dividend 
13-02.pdf
13-02.pdf
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May 08, 2013

Hyoung kyu Chey , GRIPS

The Concepts, Consequences, and Determinants of Currency Internationalization
Report No: 13-03

Field Political Science and International Relations Language English
Keywords Currency internationalization, dollar, euro, international currency, Special Drawing Right, renminbi, yuan 
13-03.pdf
13-03.pdf
(441 KB)
May 07, 2013

Nobuhiro Hosoe , GRIPS

Japanese Manufacturing Facing the Power Crisis after Fukushima: A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis with Foreign Direct Investment
Report No: 13-01

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords Computable General Equilibrium Analysis, Foreign Direct Investment, Power Crisis, hollowing out of manufacturing 
13-01.pdf
13-01.pdf
(742 KB)