DISCUSSION PAPERS

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Discussion Papers

Jun 24, 2014

Francis  Mwesigye , GRIPS
Tomoya Matsumoto , GRIPS
Keijiro Otsuka , GRIPS

Population Pressure, Rural-to-Rural Migration and Evolution of Land Tenure Institutions: The Case of Uganda
Report No: 14-09

Field EconomicsLanguage English
Keywords migration, population1 density, institutions, evolution, land rights, agriculture 
14-09.pdf
14-09.pdf
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May 20, 2014

Satoshi Inoue , GRIPS
Naohiko Hibino , GRIPS
Shigeru Morichi , GRIPS

Port Management of New Era and Logistics Strategy
Report No: 14-08

Field Multi Disciplinary policy studiesLanguage Japanese
Keywords port management, supply chain, logistics park, logistics corridor 
14-08.pdf
14-08.pdf
(853 KB)
May 02, 2014

Kidanemariam  Berhe Hailu , GRIPS
Kaoru Tone , (GRIPS)

Setting handicaps to industrial sectors in DEA illustrated by Ethiopian industry
Report No: 14-07

Field Multi Disciplinary policy studiesLanguage English
Keywords Data envelopment analysis; non-convex frontier; handicap 
14-07.pdf
14-07.pdf
(633 KB)
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
14-06.pdf
(853 KB)
Apr 11, 2014

Fumio Takeda , GRIPS
Hiroshi Ikeya , GRIPS
Shoichi 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
(811 KB)
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
(739 KB)
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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