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Recent Publications by Our Colleagues

Special issues & edited books

(1) Kurosaki, Takashi and Keijiro Otsuka (Ed.) International Cooperation Strategy of Japan: From a Big Donor to a Smart Donor, Nippon Hyoron Sha, February 2015. (in Japanese)

(2) Kitamura, Yukinobu  (Ed.) Applied Microeconometrics II, Nippon Hyoron Sha, March 2014. (in Japanese)

(3) Kurosaki, Takashi, special issue on "Long-Term Economic Development in Asia," Economic Review 64(1), January 2013. (in Japanese)

(4) Kurosaki, Takashi, special issue on "Vulnerability and Resilience of Household Economy against Natural Disasters," Economic Review 62(2), April 2011. (in Japanese)

 

Refereed journal papers 

 
■ FY2014
 

(1) Kurosaki, Takashi and Kazuya Wada, “Spatial Characteristics of Long-term Changes in Indian Agricultural Production: District-Level Analysis, 1965-2007,” Review of Agrarian Studies, forthcoming.

(2) Kurosaki, Takashi, “Long-term Agricultural Growth in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh from 1901/2 to 2001/2,” International Journal of South Asian Studies 7, pp. 61-86, 2015.

(3) Kurosaki, Takashi, “Vulnerability of Household Consumption to Floods and Droughts in Developing Countries: Evidence from Pakistan,” Environment and Development Economics 20(2), pp. 209-235, April 2015.

(4) Kurosaki, Takashi and Hidayat Ullah Khan, "Community-Based Development and Aggregate Shocks in Developing CountriesーThe Experience of an NGO in Pakistanー," Economic Review 65(2), pp.168-186, April 2014.

(5) Moriguchi, Chiaki and Tuan-Hwee Sng, “Asia’s Little Divergence: State Capacity in China and Japan Before 1850,” Journal of Economic Growth 19(4), pp. 439-470, December 2014.

(6) Wu, Harry, Esther Y.P. Shea and Alice Shiu,“Has China’s Fast Industrial Growth Been Efficient? An Industry-level Investigation with a Newly Constructed Data Set,” Applied Economics, forthcoming.

(7) Lin Justin, Xifang Sun and Harry Wu, “Banking Structure and Industrial Growth: Evidence from China,” Journal of Banking and Finance, forthcoming.

(8) Wu, Harry, “The Growth of 'Non-Material Services' in China: Maddison’s 'Zero-Labor- Productivity-Growth' Hypothesis Revisited," Economic Review 65(3), pp. 265-283, July 2014.

(9) Kambayashi, Ryo and Toshie Ikenaga, “Task Polarization in the Japanese Labor Market: Evidence of a Long-term Trend,” Industrial Relations, forthcoming.

(10) Kambayashi, Ryo and Kozo Kiyota, “Disemployment Caused by Foreign Direct Investment? Multinationals and Japanese Employment,” Review of World Economics, forthcoming.

(11) Honjo, Yuji, Masatoshi Kato and Hiroyuki Okamuro, “R&D Investment of Start-up Firms: Does Founders’ Human Capital Matter?,” Small Business Economics 42(2), pp. 207-220, February 2014, .

(12) Hemmert, Martin, and Ludwig Bstieler and Hiroyuki Okamuro, “Bridging the Cultural Divide: Trust Formation in University-industry Research Collaborations in the US, Japan, and South Korea,” Technovation 34(10), pp. 605-616, October 2014, .

(13) Kato Masatoshi, Hiroyuki Okamuro and Yuji Honjo, “Does Founders’ Human Capital Matter for Innovation? Evidence from Japanese Start-ups,” Journal of Small Business Management 53(1), pp. 114-128, January 2015.

(14) Okamuro, Hiroyuki and Junichi Nishimura, “Not Just Financial Support? Another Role of Public Subsidy in University-Industry Research Collaborations,” Economics of Innovation and New Technology 24(7), pp. 633-659, September 2015.

(15) Nishimura, Junichi and Hiroyuki Okamuro, “Knowledge and Rent Spillovers through Government-Sponsored R&D Consortia,” Science and Public Policy, forthcoming.

(16) Takasaki, Yoshito, “Learning from Disaster: Community-based Marine Protected Areas in Fiji,” Environment and Development Economics 21(1), pp. 53-77, February 2016.

(17) Takasaki, Yoshito, “How Is Disaster Aid Allocated within Poor Villages? Risk Sharing and Social Hierarchy,” Journal of International Development 26(8), pp. 1097-1114, November 2014, .

(18) Tomohara, Akinori and Akihiko Ohno, “Valuing Non-pecuniary Instruments of Human Resource Management,” International Review of Economics 61(1), pp. 1-11, April 2014.

 
■ FY2013
 

(1) Belderbos, Rene, Kyoji Fukao, Keiko Ito and Wilko Letterie, “Global Fixed Capital Investment by Multinational Firms,” Economica 80(318), pp. 274-299, April 2013.

(2) Kurosaki, Takashi, “Dynamics of Household Assets and Income Shocks in the Long-run Process of Economic Development: The Case of Rural Pakistan,” Asian Development Review 30(2), pp. 76-109, September 2013.
 
(3) Nakamura, Junichi and Shinichi Fukuda, “What Happened to ‘Zombie’ Firms in Japan?: Reexamination for the Lost Two Decades,” Global Journal of Economics 2(2), pp. 1-18, June 2013.
 
(4) Tonogi, Konomi, Jun-ichi Nakamura, and Kazumi Asako, “Heterogeneity of Capital Stocks in Japan: Classification by Factor Analysis,” Journal of Knowledge Management, Economics and Information Technology 4(2), April 2014.
 
(5) Kogure, Katsuo and Yoshito Takasaki, "Long-term Effects of the Cambodian Genocide on Education," Economic Review 65(1), pp. 42-55, January 2014.
 
(6) Hashimoto, Yuki and Kaori Saikawa, "Wages, Promotions, and Gender Workplace Segregation," Economic Review 65(3), pp. 221-237, July 2014. 
 
(7) Kitamura, Yukinobu, Comment on “Who Faces Higher Prices? An Empirical Analysis Based on Japanese Homescan Data,” Asian Economic Policy Review 9(1), pp. 118-119, January 2014.
 
(8) Futakuchi, Koichi, John Manful, and Takeshi Sakurai, “Improving Grain Quality of Locally Produced Rice in Africa”, In Wopereis, M.C.S., D.E. Johnson, N. Ahmadi, E. Tollens, and A. Jalloh (eds.), Realizing Africa’s Rice Promise, CABI, Oxford, UK; Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), Cotonou, Benin, pp. 311–323, October 2013.
 
(9) Yokoyama, Shigeki and Takeshi Sakurai, "Marketing Behavior of Malagasy Rice Farmers," Journal of Rural Economics, Special Issue pp. 332-339, December 2013. 
 
(10) Sakurai, Takeshi, Akiko Nasuda, Hunja Murage, and Daigo Makihara, “Impact of Adopting a New Cash Crop: A Randomized Rice Seed Provision Trial in the Kenyan Highlands,” Japanese Journal of Rural Economics 16, pp. 25-32, March 2014.
 
(11) Ralandison, Tsilavo, Yutaka Arimoto, Mari Tanaka, and Takeshi Sakurai, “Mode of Matching Buyers and Sellers as a Determinant of Efficiency in Madagascar Rice Market,” Japanese Journal of Rural Economics, Vol. 16, pp. 97-104, March 2014.
 
(12) Sakurai, Takeshi and Ryo Inoue, "Development of the Rural Economy of Burkina Faso in 30 Years : Have They Escaped from the Poverty?," Economic Review 65(1), pp. 23-41,January 2014.
 
(13) Abe, Naohito, "An Empirical Analysis of Risks and Consumption Variation of Japanese Youth," Economic Review 64(3), pp. 193-203, July 2013.
 
(14) Abe, Naohito, and Kyosuke Shiotani, “Who Faces Higher Prices? An Empirical Analysis Based on Japanese Homescan,” Asian Economic Policy Review 9(1), pp. 94-115, January 2014.
 
(15) Moriguchi, Chiaki, "Adopted Children and Stepchildren in Twentieth-Century America : Evidence from U,S, Federal Census Microdata," Economic Review 65(1), pp. 1-23, January 2014.
 
(16) Wu, Harry X., “How Fast has Chinese Industry Grown? – The Upward Bias Hypothesis Revisited,” China Economic Journal 6 (2-3), pp. 80-102, March 17, 2014.
 
(17) Honjo, Yuji, Masatoshi Kato, and Hiroyuki Okamuro, “R&D Investment of Start-up Firms: Does Founders’ Human Capital Matter?,” Small Business Economics 42 (2), pp. 207-220, 2014.
 
(18) Takasaki, Yoshito, “Deforestation, Forest Fallowing, and Soil Conservation in Shifting Cultivation,” Theoretical Economics Letters 3(5A1), pp. 30-38, September 2013.
 
(19) Takasaki, Yoshito, “How is Disaster Aid Allocated within Poor Villages? Risk Sharing and Social Hierarchy,” Journal of International Development 26(8), pp. 1097-1114, January 2014.  
 
(20) Takasaki, Yoshito, Oliver T. Coomes, Christian Abizaid, and Stéphanie Brisson, “An Efficient Nonmarket Institution under Imperfect Markets: Labor Sharing for Tropical Forest Clearing,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96(3), pp. 711-732, January 2014. 
 
(21) Kogure, Katsuo and Yoshito Takasaki, "Long-term Effects of the Cambodian Genocide on Education," Economic Review 65(1), pp. 42-55, January 2014. 
 
(22) Arimoto, Yutaka and Shinsaku Nakajima, "Farmland Concentration, Consolidation and the Land Market," Journal of Rural Economics 85(2), pp. 70-79, September 2013. (in Japanese)
 
(23) Arimoto, Yutaka, Kentaro Nakajima, and Tetsuji Okazaki, “Sources of Productivity Improvement in Industrial Clusters: The Case of the Prewar Japanese Silk-Reeling Industry,” Regional Science and Urban Economics 46, pp. 27-41, February 2014.
 
 
■ FY2012
 
(1) Kurosaki, Takashi, “The Cycle Rickshaw Sector in Delhi —An Analysis of the Informal Sector and Rural-Urban Migration—, ” Economic Review 64(1), pp. 62-75, January 2013 (in Japanese)

(2) Godo, Yoshihisa, “Economic Growth and Education Stocks in East Asia,” Economic Review 64(1), pp. 30-41, January 2013. (in Japanese)

(3) Arimoto, Yutaka, Takeshi Fujie and Tetsuji Senda, “Farmers' Debt in 1930s Japan,” Economic Review 64(1), pp. 13-29, January 2013. (in Japanese)

(4) Miura, Ken and Takeshi Sakurai, “Who Purchases Weather Index Insurance?: Results from a Field Experiment in Rural Zambia,” Journal of Rural Economics Special Issue 2012, pp. 442-449, December 2012 (in Japanese)

(5) Fukao, Kyoji and Tangjun Yuan,“China’s Economic Growth, Structural Change and the Lewisian Turning Point,” Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics 53(2), pp. 147-176, December 2012.

(6) Belderbos, Rene, Kyoji Fukao, Keiko Ito and Wilko Letterie, “Global Fixed Capital Investment by Multinational Firms,” Economica 80(318), pp. 274-299, April 2013. 

(7) Miyake, Hajime and Takeshi Sakurai, “Improvement of Transportation Infrastructure and Integration of Agricultural Market —An Analysis of Rice Market in Madagascar—,” Economic Review 63(3), pp. 209-226, July 2012 (in Japanese)

(8) Moriguchi, Chiaki, “The Evolution of Child Adoption in the United States, 1950-2010,” Economic Review  63(3), pp. 265-285, July 2012.

(9) Fuwa, Nobuhiko, Seiro Ito, Kensuke Kubo, Takashi Kurosaki, and Yasuyuki Sawada, “How Does Credit Access Affect Children's Time Allocation? Evidence from Rural India,” Journal of Globalization and Development 3(1), Published Online, June 2012.

(10) Shimono, Hiroyuki, Hidetoshi Miyazaki, Hitoshi Shinjo, Hiromitsu Kanno, and Takeshi Sakurai, “Do Zambian Smallholders Choose the Optimal Sowing Date for High Maize Productivity?,” Tropical Agriculture and Development 56(2), pp. 62-70, July 2012.

(11) Takashi Kurosaki, "How Should We Collect Data to Analyze Microeconomic Consequences of Natural Disasters in Developing Countries? A Literature Survey and the Case of Pakistan," Asian Economies (Asia Keizai) 53(4), pp. 48-68, June 2012 (in Japanese)

(12) Kurosaki, Takashi and Hidayat Ullah Khan,“Vulnerability of Microfinance to Strategic Default and Covariate Shocks: Evidence from Pakistan,” Developing Economies 50(2), pp. 81-115, June 2012.

(13) Arimoto, Yutaka, "Participatory Rural Development in 1930s Japan: The Economic Rehabilitation Movement," Developing Economies 50(2), pp. 170-192, June 2012.

(14) Kato, Masatoshi and Hiroyuki Odagiri, "Development of University Life-Science Programs and University-Industry Joint Research in Japan," Research Policy 41(5), pp. 939-952, June 2012.

(15) Kanno, Hiromitsu, Takeshi Sakurai, Hitoshi Shinjo, Hidetoshi Miyazaki, Yudai Ishimoto, Tazu Saeki, Chieko Umetsu, Sesele Sokotela, and Milimo Chiboola, “Indigenous Climate Information and Modern Meteorological Records in Sinazongwe District, Southern Province, Zambia,” Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly 47(2), pp. 191-201, April 2013.

(16) Okamuro, Hiroyuki and Junichi Nishimura, "Impact of University Intellectual Property Policy on the Performance of University-Industry Research Collaboration," Journal of Technology Transfer 38(3), pp. 273-301, June 2013.

(17) Mieno, Fumiharu, "Toward Myanmar's New Stage of Development: Transition from Military Rule to the Market," Asian Economic Policy Review 8(1), pp. 94-117, June 2013.

(18) Abe, Naohito, “Jakunensha no Chokumensuru KoyouキShotoku Risk ni Kansuru Ichikkousatsu Panel Data to Yobitekichochiku Model wo mochiita Dougaku Bunseki,” Economic Review 64(3), pp. 193-203, July 2013(in Japanese)

(19) Takasaki, Yoshito, Oliver T. Coomes, Christian Abizaid, and Stephanie Brisson, "An Efficient Nonmarket Institution under Imperfect Markets: Labor Sharing for Tropical Forest Clearing," American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96(3), pp. 711-732, April 2014. 

(20) Kato, Masatoshi, Hiroyuki Okamuro, and Yuji Honjo, "Does Founders' Human Capital Matter for Innovation?," Journal of Small Business Management 53(1), pp. 114-128, January 2015.

 
■ FY2011
 
(1) Miura, Ken, Hiromitsu Kannno, and Takeshi Sakurai, "Shock and Livestock Transactions in Rural Zambia: Re-examination of the Buffer Stock Hypothesis," Japanese Journal of Rural Economics14, pp. 20-34, March 2012.

(2) Zhang, Jian Xiong, "Effect of Venture Capitalists on Japanese Firms' Patent Applications in the Pre- and Post-IPO Periods," Journal of International Economic Studies 26, March 2012.

(3) Kizuki, Akinori and Takeshi Sakurai, “Seasonal Change of Consumption and Its Composition in Rural Zambia,” The Special Issue of the Journal of Rural Economics Back issues("Nihon Nogyo Keizai Gakkai Ronbunshu"), pp. 380-384, December 2011. (in Japanese)

(4) Nasuda, Akiko, Hiromitsu Kanno and Takeshi Sakurai, “Analysis of Impact of Heavy Rainfall Shocks on Time Allocation in Rural Zambia,” The Special Issue of the Journal of Rural Economics Back issues("Nihon Nogyo Keizai Gakkai Ronbunshu"), pp. 385-392, December 2011. (in Japanese)

(5) Sakurai, Takeshi, Akiko Nasuda, Akinori Kitsuki, Ken Miura, Taro Yamauchi, and Hiromitsu Kanno, “Measuring Resilience of Household Consumption: The Case of the Southern Province of Zambia,” The Special Issue of the Journal of Rural Economics Back issues ("Nihon Nogyo Keizai Gakkai Ronbunshu"), pp. 393-400, December 2011. (in Japanese)

(6) Mieno, Fumiharu, Satoshi Shimizu and Tran Thi Van Ahn, “Asia Saiken shijo seibi no torikumi to Saiken shijo no Genjo ni tsuite,” Kokumin Keizai Zasshi 204(6), pp. 24-43, December 2011 (in Japanese)

(7)  Kitamura, Yukinobuand Taisuke Uchino, “The Effect of Academic Background on Household Portfolio Selection: Evidence from Japanese Repeated Cross Section Data,” Review of Monetary and Financial Studies (Kinyuu Keizai Kenkyu) 33, pp. 24-45, October 2011 (in Japanese)

(8) Abe, Naohito and Kyosuke Shiotani, “An Investigation of Price Level Dynamics at Household Level Based on Homescan Data,” Economic Review 62(4), pp. 356-370, October 2011(in Japanese)

(9) Okamuro, Hiroyuki “Kenkyuu Kaihatsugata Chuushou Kigyo no Tsuiseki Chousa,” Journal of Japan Academy of Small Business Studies(Nihon Chuushou Kigyou Gakkai Ronshu) 30, pp. 171-183, September 2011. (in Japanese)

(10) Ahn, Sanghoon, Kyoji Fukao, and Keiko Ito, "Globalization and Labor Markets in East Asia," Chin Hee Hahn and Sang-Hyop Lee (eds.), Reforms for Korea's Sustained Growth, Korea Development Institute, pp. 157-197, August 2011.

(11) Kurosaki, Takashi and Humayun Khan,"Floods, Relief Aid, and Household Resilience in Rural Pakistan: Findings from a Pilot Survey in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa," The Review of Agrarian Studies 1(2), pp. 79-107, July-December 2011.

(12) Nakajima, Shinsaku and Yutaka Arimoto, “Conflict and Consensus Building on Farmland Replotting : The case of Northern Shibata,” Journal of Rural Planning Association 30(1), pp. 65-73, June 2011. (in Japanese)

(13) Okamuro, Hiroyuki, Masatoshi Kato and Yuji Honjo, "Determinants of R&D Cooperation in Japanese Start-ups," Research Policy 40(5), pp. 728-738, June 2011.

(14) Nishimura, Junichi and Hiroyuki Okamuro, "Subsidy and Networking: The Effects of Direct and Indirect Support Programs in the Cluster Policy," Research Policy 40, pp. 714-727, June 2011.

(15) Fukao, Kyoji, Tomohoki Inui, Keiko Ito, Young Gak Kim, and Tangjun Yuan, "An International Comparison of the TFP Levels and the Productivity Convergence of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, and Chinese Listed Firms," Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 9(2), pp. 127-150, May 2011.

(16) Sakurai, Takeshi, Akiko Nasuda, Akimi Kizuki, Ken Miura, Taro Yamauchi and Hiromitsu Kanno, “Vulnerability and Resilience of Households —The Case of Zambia—,” Economic Review  62(2), pp. 166-187, April 2011 (in Japanese)

(17) Kurosaki, Takashi, “Vulnerability of Households to Village-level Aggregate Shocks —Evidence from Natural Disasters in Pakistan—,” Economic Review 62(2), pp. 153-165, April 2011 (in Japanese)

(18) Nishimura, Junichi and Hiroyuki Okamuro, "R&D Productivity and the Organization of Cluster Policy: An Empirical Evaluation of the Industrial Cluster Project in Japan," Journal of Technology Transfer 36(2), pp. 117-144, April 2011.

(19) Kitamura, Yukinobu and Takeshi Miyazaki, "Marriage Promotion Policies and Regional Differences in Marriage," The Japanese Economy 38(1), pp. 3-39, Spring 2011.

(20) Ikeuchi, Kenta and Hiroyuki Okamuro, "Effects of Regional Human Capital Structures on Business Entry: A Comparison of Independent Start-ups and New Subsidiaries in Different Industries," Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research 23, pp. 118-153, 2011.

 
■ FY2010
 
(1) Kurita, Kyosuke and Takashi Kurosaki, "Dynamics of Growth, Poverty, and Inequality: A Panel Analysis of Regional Data from Thailand and the Philippines," Asian Economic Journal 25(1), pp. 3-33, March 2011.

(2) Yamashita, Nobuaki and Kyoji Fukao, "Expansion abroad and jobs at home: Evidence from Japanese multinational enterprises," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier 22(2), pp. 88-97, March 2011.

(3) Nakajima, Kentaro and Takatoshi Tabuchi, "Estimating Interregional Utility Differentials," Journal of Regional Science 51(1), pp. 31-46, February 2011.

(4) Shim, Jungwook and Okamuro, Hiroyuki, "Does ownership matter in mergers? A comparative study of the causes and consequences of mergers by family and non-family firms," Journal of Banking and Finance 35(1), pp. 193-203, January 2011.

(5) Kurosaki, Takashi, “Migration, Network, and Urban Poverty: A Case of Rickshaw Pullers in Delhi, India,” Journal of the Japanese Association for South Asian Studies 22, pp. 383-404, December 2010 (in Japanese)

(6) Ito, Keiko and Kyoji Fukao, "Determinants of the Profitability of Japanese Manufacturing Affiliates in China and Other Regions: Does Localisation of Procurement, Sales, and Management Matter?," The World Economy 33(12), pp. 1639-1671, December 2010.

(7) Abe, Naohito and Ichiro Iwasaki, "Organizational Culture and Corporate Governance in Russia: A Study of Managerial Turnover," Post-Communist Economies 22(4), pp. 449-470, November 2010.

(8) Moriguchi, Chiaki, "Child Adoption in Japan, 1948-2008: A Comparative Historical Perspective," Economic Review, 61(4), pp. 342-357, October 2010.

(9) Arimoto, Yutaka, Tetsuji Okazaki and Masaki Nakabayashi, "Agrarian land tenancy in prewar Japan: Contract choice and implications on productivity," Developing Economies 48(3), pp. 293-318, September 2010.

(10) Abe, Naohito and Akiyuki Tonogi, "Micro and Macro Price Dynamics in Daily Data," Journal of Monetary Economics 57(6), pp. 716-728, September 2010.

(11) Moriguchi, Chiaki, "Top Wage Income in Japan, 1951-2005," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies 24(3), pp. 301-333, September 2010.

(12) Fukao, Kyoji, Harry X. Wu, and Tangjun Yuan, "Comparative Output and Labour Productivity in Manufacturing for China, Japan, Korea and the United States in Circa 1935 by a Production PPP Approach," Exploration in Economic History 47(3), pp. 325-346, July 2010.

(13) YoungGak Kim, Kyoji Fukao and Tatsuji Makino,“The Structural Causes of Japan'sT wo Lost Decades,” Economic Review 61(3), pp. 237-260, July 2010. (in Japanese)

(14) Abe, Naohito and Takeshi Niizeki, “Consumption Data Based on Homescan —Comparisons with Other Consumption Data—,” Economic Review  61(3), pp. 224-236, July 2010 (in Japanese)

(15) Abe, Naohito and Daiji Kawaguchi, "Incumbent's price response to new entry: The case of Japanese supermarkets," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies 24(2), pp. 196-212, June, 2010.

(16) Kurosaki, Takashi, “Long-term Agricultural Growth in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh,” Economic Review, 61(2), pp. 168-189, April 2010. (in Japanese)

(17) Okamuro, Hiroyuki and Zhang, X., "Shareholding by Venture Capitalists and R&D Investment of Start-up Firms," Corporate Ownership and Control 7, pp. 142-149, April 2010.