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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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"Transport Modal Choice by Multinational Firms: Firm-level Evidence from Southeast Asia"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu, TANAKA Kiyoyasu, and UEKI Yasushi / Published in November 2011
"Factors that Prevent Children from Gaining Access to Schooling: A Study of Delhi Slum Households"
by TSUJITA Yuko / Published in November 2011
"Production Networks in the Asia-Pacific Region: Facts and Policy Implications"
by HIRATSUKA Daisuke / Published in November 2011
"Growth Strategies in a Greener World"
by NABESHIMA Kaoru / Published in November 2011
"Do Export Promotion Agencies Increase Exports?"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu, Hyun-Hoon LEE, and Donghyun PARK / Published in October 2011
"Competition of the Mechanisms: How Chinese Home Appliance Firms Coped with Default Risk of Trade Credit?"
by WATANABE Mariko / Published in December 2011
"How Serious Is the Omission of Bilateral Tariff Rates in Gravity?"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu / Published in October 2011
"Export Platform FDI and Firm Heterogeneity"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu and TANAKA Kiyoyasu / Published in October 2011
"Non-conventional Provisions in Regional Trade Agreements: Do They Enhance International Trade?"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu, KIMURA Fukunari, NABESHIMA Kaoru / Published in September 2011
"Consensus and Democracy in Indonesia: Musyawarah-Mufakat Revisited"
by KAWAMURA Koichi / Published in September 2011
"Low Workforce Participation of Educated Female and the Role of Work Organizations in Post-war Sri Lanka"
by Kumudinei DISSANAYAKE / Published in September 2011
"Agricultural Efficiency of Rice Farmers in Myanmar: A Case Study in Selected Areas"
by Nay Myo Aung / Published in September 2011
"Establishing Electoral Administration Systems in New Democracies"
by KAWANAKA Takeshi and ASABA Yuki / Published in August 2011
"Bilateral Tariff Rates in International Trade: Finished Goods versus Intermediate Goods"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu / Published in August 2011
"Knowledge Spillover in Indian Automobile Industry The Process and the Coverage"
by UCHIKAWA Shuji / Published in August 2011
"Platforms, Network Effects and Small Business Dynamics in China: Case Study of the Shanzhai Cell Phone Industry"
by Ke DING and Jiutang PAN / Published in July 2011
"Location Choice in Low-income Countries: Evidence from Japanese Investments in East Asia"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu and TSUBOTA Kenmei / Published in July 2011
"The Rise and Fall in the Price of Food, Fuel and Manufactured Goods: Interdependency between Prices and Technology Determining Comparative Advantages and Development Paths"
by YAMAGATA Tatsufumi and ASUYAMA Yoko / Published in June 2011
"Financial Permeation As a Role of Microfinance: Has Microfinance Actually been Helpful to the Poor?"
by INOUE Takeshi and HAMORI Shigeyuki / Published in May 2011
"Development of Broiler Integration in Peru"
by SHIMIZU Tatsuya / Published in April 2011
"Innovation Networks in China, Japan, and Korea: Further Evidence from U.S. Patent Data"
by NABESHIMA Kaoru and TANAKA Kiyoyasu / Published in April 2011
"Simulating Heterogeneous Multinational Firms"
by ARITA Shawn and TANAKA Kiyoyasu / Published in April 2011
"Ramadan School Holidays as a Natural Experiment:Impacts of Seasonality on School Dropout in Bangladesh"
by SHONCHOY Abu, ITO Seiro / Published in April 2011
"Seasonal Migration and Micro-credit in the Lean Period: Evidence from Northwest Bangladesh"
by SHONCHOY Abu / Published in March 2011
"Economic Restructuring and Regional Distribution of Enterprises in Vietnam"
by ISHIZUKA Futaba / Published in March 2011
"Market Discipline by Depositors: Impact of Deposit Insurance on the Indonesian Banking Sector"
by HAMADA Miki / Published in March 2011
"Negotiating Social Assistance: The Case of the Urban Poor in Turkey"
by MURAKAMI Kaoru / Published in March 2011
"Domestic, Vertical, and Horizontal Multinationals: A General Equilibrium Approach using the “Knowledge Capital Model”"
by OYAMADA Kazuhiko and UCHIDA Yoko / Published in March 2011
"Is the Anti-Trafficking Framework Really for the ‘Victims’? –Reflections on Burmese victims of human trafficking and non-trafficked migrants in Thailand"
by YAMADA Miwa / Published in March 2011
"Determinants of Political Tolerance: A Literature Review"
by HAZAMA Yasushi / Published in March 2011
"Strategic Trade Policy and Non-Linear Subsidy -In The Case of Price Competition-"
by YOSHINO Hisao / Published in March 2011 (Revised February 2012)
"Neither Exit nor Voice: Loyalty as a Survival Strategy for the Uzbeks in Kazakhstan"
by OKA Natsuko / Published in March 2011
"Innovation Networks in China, Japan, and Korea: Evidence from Japanese Patent Data"
by KUROIWA Ikuo, Kaoru NABESHIMA, TANAKA Kiyoyasu / Published in March 2011
"Preliminary Discussions on the Urbanization of Rural Areas in Modern Iran"
by SUZUKI Hitoshi / Published in March 2011
"A Model of Economic Growth with Saturating Demand"
by KUNIMUNE Kozo / Published in March 2011
"Does Quality Matter in the Iron and Scrap Trade?"
by MICHIDA Etsuyo, Cemal Atici, and KOJIMA Michikazu / Published in March 2011
"How Does Country Risk Matter for Foreign Direct Investment?"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu, KIMURA Fukunari, and Hyun-Hoon LEE / Published in February 2011
"The Role of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) in Facilitating Global Production Networks"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu and YAMASHITA Nobuaki / Published in February 2011
"Ex ante Bargaining and Ex post Enforcement in Trade Credit Supply: Theory and Evidence from China"
by YANAGAWA Noriyuki and WATANABE Mariko / Published in February 2011 (Revised May 2013)
"Skill Sorting, Inter-Industry Skill Wage Premium, and Production Chains: Evidence from India 1999-2000"
by ASUYAMA Yoko / Published in February 2011
"Skill Distribution and Comparative Advantage: A Comparison of China and India"
by ASUYAMA Yoko / Published in February 2011
"Application of Factor Decomposition Techniques to Vertical Specialisation Measurements"
by Bo MENG, Norihiko YAMANO and Colin WEBB / Published in February 2011
"Measuring Fixed Costs for Firms’Use of a Free Trade Agreement: Threshold Regression Approach"
by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu / Published in January 2011
"Myopic or farsighted: Bilateral Trade Agreements among three symmetric countries"
by TSUBOTA Kenmei and KAWASAKI Yujiro / Published in January 2011