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IDE Discussion Papers

DiscussionPaperWelcome to the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) Discussion Paper Series. We are pleased to provide an electronic archive for disseminating works-in-progress reflecting the broad range of research activities of IDE research fellows.

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"Are Job Networks Localized in a Developing Economy? Search Methods for Displaced Workers in Thailand"
by MACHIKITA Tomohiro / Published in December 2006
"Career Crisis? Impacts of Financial Shock on the Entry-Level Labor Market: Evidence from Thailand"
by MACHIKITA Tomohiro / Published in December 2006
"Is Learning by Migrating to a Megalopolis Really Important? Evidence from Thailand"
by MACHIKITA Tomohiro / Published in December 2006
"Transport Sector and Regional Price Differentials: A SCGE Model for Chinese Provinces"
by ANDO Asao and MENG Bo / Published in December 2006
"Poverty Analysis of Ethiopian Females in the Amhara Region: Utilizing BMI as an Indicator of Poverty"
by KODAMA Yuka / Published in December 2006
"Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy in Malaysia before the Asian Crisis"
by UMEZAKI So / Published in December 2006
"Rules of Origin and Local Content in East Asia"
by KUROIWA Ikuo / Published in November 2006
"Outward FDI from and Intraregional FDI in ASEAN: Trends and Drivers"
by HIRATSUKA Daisuke / Published in November 2006
"Economic Development Capitalizing on Brand Agriculture: Turning Development Strategy on Its Head"
by FUJITA Masahisa / Published in November 2006
"Distribution System of China's Industrial Clusters: Case Study of Yiwu China Commodity City"
by DING Ke / Published in October 2006
"Crowding-out and Crowding-in Effects of Government Bonds Market on Private Sector Investment (Japanese Case Study)"
by Dr. Emad M.A. Abdullatif Alani / Published in October 2006
"Expansion of Asparagus Production and Exports in Peru"
by SHIMIZU Tatsuya / Published in August 2006
"The Nature of the State in Afghanistan and Its Relations with Neighboring Countries"
by SUZUKI Hitoshi / Published in August 2006
"An Asian Triangle of Growth and Cluster-to-Cluster Linkages"
by KUCHIKI Akifumi / Published in August 2006
"Integration under 'One Country, Two Systems' - The Case of Mainland China and Hong Kong-"
by TAKEUCHI Takayuki / Published in August 2006
"Bringing Non-governmental Actors into the Policymaking Process: The Case of Local Development Policy in Thailand"
by SHIGETOMI Shinichi / Published in August 2006
"Financial Cooperation in East Asia"
by KUNIMUNE Kozo / Published in August 2006
"Export-Led Growth and Geographic Distribution of the Poultry Meat Industry in Brazil"
by UEKI Yasushi / Published in August 2006
"Myanmar's Economic Relations with China: Can China Support the Myanmar Economy?"
by KUDO Toshihiro / Published in July 2006
"Negative Bubbles and Unpredictability of Financial Markets: The Asian Currency Crisis in 1997"
by KUCHIKI Akifumi / Published in June 2006
"Explaining the Persistence of State-ownership in China"
by IMAI Kenichi / Published in June 2006
"Agricultural Policies and Development of Myanmar's Agricultural Sector: An Overview"
by FUJITA Koichi and OKAMOTO Ikuko / Published in June 2006
"The Garment Industry in Cambodia: Its Role in Poverty Reduction through Export-Oriented Development"
by YAMAGATA Tatsufumi / Published in June 2006
"Is Group Lending A Good Enforcement Scheme for Achieving High Repayment Rates?: Evidence from Field Experiments in Vietnam"
by KONO Hisaki / Published in May 2006
"The Role of Distance in Determining International Transport Costs: Evidence from Philippine Import Data"
by KUWAMORI Hiroshi / Published in April 2006
"Executive Managers in Peru's Family Businesses"
by SHIMIZU Tatsuya / Published in April 2006
"Trade Credits under imperfect Enforcement: A Theory with a Test on Chinese Experience"
by YANAGAWA Noriyuki, ITO Seiro and WATANABE Mariko / Published in June 2006
"Indian Patent Policy and Public Health: Implications from the Japanese Experience"
by AOKI Reiko, KUBO Kensuke and YAMANE Hiroko / Published in March 2006
"The Degree of Competition in the Thai Banking Industry before and after the East Asian Crisis"
by KUBO Koji / Published in March 2006
"Australia's Foreign Economic Policy: a ‘State-Society Coalition' Approach and a Historical Overview"
by OKAMOTO Jiro / Published in March 2006
"Integration versus Outsourcing in Stable Industry Equilibrium with Communication Networks"
by OKAMOTO Yusuke / Published in March 2006
"Winner-Take-All Contention of Innovation under Globalization: A Simulation Analysis and East Asia's Empirics"
by ISHIDO Hikari and OKAMOTO Yusuke / Published in March 2006
"Business Cycles of Non-mono-cultural Developing Economies: The Case of ASEAN Countries"
by KODAMA Masahiro / Published in March 2006
"Migration and Wellbeing at the Lower Echelons of the Economy: A Study of Delhi Slums"
by Arup Mitra and TSUJITA Yuko / Published in March 2006
"Interindustrial Structure in the Asia-Pacific Region: Growth and Integration, by Using 2000 AIO Table"
by MENG Bo, SATO Hajime, NAKAMURA Jun, OKAMOTO Nobuhiro, KUWAMORI Hiroshi and INOMATA Satoshi / Published in March 2006
"The Study of International Cultural Relations of Postwar Japan"
by AOKI-OKABE Maki, KAWAMURA Yoko and MAKITA Toichi / Published in February 2006
"Agglomeration Economies in Japan: Technical Efficiency, Growth and Unemployment"
by Arup Mitra and SATO Hajime / Published in February 2006
"Organizational Capability of Local Societies in Rural Development: A Comparative Study of Microfinance Organizations in Thailand and the Philippines"
by SHIGETOMI Shinichi / Published in February 2006
"Retrospective Voting in Turkey: Macro and Micro Perspectives"
by HAZAMA Yasushi / Published in January 2006