Research


Refereed Journal Articles


50. Intermediate Goods-Skill Complementarity
with Yoshinori Kurokawa
The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, forthcoming.
[Abstract]

49. Spatially Uneven Deindustrialization Within a Country
The World Economy, 46(7): 2187-2230, July 2023.
[Abstract] (Open Access)

48. Impacts of Protectionism and Political Conflict: Recent Developments
The International Economy, 25: 1-18, 2022.
[Abstract] (Open Access) 2020 JSIE Kojima Kiyoshi Prize Lecture

47. Factor Intensity Reversals Redux: Feenstra Is Right!
with Yoshinori Kurokawa
Review of International Economics, 30(4): 885-914, September 2022.
[Abstract] (Open Access) [Supplementary Data]

46. Political Conflict and Angry Consumers: Evaluating the Regional Impacts of a Consumer Boycott on Travel Services Trade
with JaeBin Ahn and Theresa Greaney
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 65, Article 101216, September 2022.
[Abstract] (Open Access) [Erratum]

45. The COVID-19 Pandemic and the World Trade Network
Journal of Asian Economics, 78, Article 101419, February 2022.
[Abstract] (Open Access) [Keio Research Highlight]

44. The China Syndrome: A Cross-Country Evidence
with Sawako Maruyama and Mina Taniguchi
The World Economy, 44(9): 2758-2792, September 2021.
[Abstract] (Open Access)

43. The Leontief Paradox Redux
Review of International Economics, 29(2): 296-313, May 2021.
[Abstract]

42. Japan's Outward FDI Potential
with Theresa M. Greaney
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 57, Article 101073, September 2020.
[Abstract]

41. Multinationals, Intrafirm Trade, and Employment Volatility
with Yoshio Higuchi and Toshiyuki Matsuura
Canadian Journal of Economics, 53(3): 982-1015, August 2020.
[Abstract] [VoxEU]

40. The Gravity Model and Trade in Intermediate Inputs
with Theresa M. Greaney
The World Economy, 43(8): 2034-2049, August 2020.
[Abstract]

39. What's Behind the Figures? Quantifying the Cross-Country Exporter Productivity Gap
with Toshiyuki Matsuura and Lionel Nesta
Economic Inquiry, 57(3): 1256-1271, July 2019.
[Abstract]

38. Potential for Inward Foreign Direct Investment in Japan
with Takeo Hoshi
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 52: 32-52, June 2019.
[Abstract] [NBER Working Paper #25680] [Supplementary Data]

37. Labor Market Imperfections, Markups and Productivity in Multinationals and Exporters
with Sabien Dobbelaere
Labour Economics, 53: 198-212, August 2018.
[Abstract]

36. On the Demand for Female Workers in Japan: The Role of ICT and Offshoring
with Sawako Maruyama
Asian Economic Papers, 17(2): 25-46, June 2018.
[Abstract] [Supplementary Data]

35. The Global Value Chain and the Competitiveness of Asian Countries
with Keita Oikawa and Katsuhiro Yoshioka
Asian Economic Papers, 16(3): 257-281, November 2017.
[Abstract] [VoxEU]

34. The Effect of Moving to a Territorial Tax System on Profit Repatriation: Evidence from Japan
with Makoto Hasegawa
Journal of Public Economics, 153: 92-110, September 2017.
[Abstract]

33. ICT, Offshoring, and the Demand for Part-time Workers: The Case of Japanese Manufacturing
with Sawako Maruyama
Journal of Asian Economics, 48: 75-86, February 2017.
[Abstract] [Supplementary Data]

32. Misallocation and Productivity: The Case of Vietnamese Manufacturing
with Doan Thi Thanh Ha and Kenta Yamanouchi
Asian Development Review, 33(2): 94-118, September 2016.
[Abstract] (Open Access)

31. Assessing the Effects of Japanese Industrial Policy Change during the 1960s
with Tetsuji Okazaki
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 40: 31-42, June 2016.
[Abstract] [VoxEU]

30. Exports and Employment in China, Indonesia, Japan, and Korea
Asian Economic Papers, 15(1): 57-72, January 2016.
[Abstract]

29. Disemployment Caused by Foreign Direct Investment? Multinationals and Japanese Employment
with Ryo Kambayashi
Review of World Economics, 151(3): 433-460, August 2015.
[Abstract] [VoxEU]

28. Product and Labor Market Imperfections and Scale Economies: Micro-evidence on France, Japan and the Netherlands
with Sabien Dobbelaere and Jacques Mairesse
Journal of Comparative Economics, 43(2): 290-322, May 2015.
[Abstract] [NBER Working Paper #19059]

27. International Productivity Gaps and the Export Status of Firms: Evidence from France and Japan
with Flora Bellone, Toshiyuki Matsuura, Patrick Musso, and Lionel Nesta
European Economic Review, 70: 56-74, August 2014.
[Abstract]

26. Firm-level Evidence on Productivity Differentials and Turnover in Vietnamese Manufacturing
with Doan Thi Thanh Ha
Japanese Economic Review, 65(2): 193-217, June 2014.
[Abstract]

25. Industrial Upgrading in a Multiple-cone Heckscher-Ohlin Model: The Flying Geese Patterns of Industrial Development
Review of Development Economics, 18(1): 177-193, February 2014.
[Abstract] [Supplementary Data]

24. Skills and Changing Comparative Advantage: The Case of Japan
Japan and the World Economy, 28: 33-40, December 2013.
[Abstract]

23. Trade Liberalization, Economic Growth, and Income Distribution in a Multiple-cone Neoclassical Growth Model
Oxford Economic Papers, 64(4): 655-674, October 2012.
[Abstract]

22. Exports and Jobs: The Case of Japan, 1975-2006
Contemporary Economic Policy, 30(4): 566-583, October 2012.
[Abstract]


21. A Many-cone World?
Journal of International Economics, 86(2): 345-354, March 2012.
[Abstract] [Supplementary Data]


20. A Test of the Law of Comparative Advantage, Revisited
Review of World Economics, 147(4): 771-778, November 2011.
[Abstract]


19. Paths of Development and Wage Variations
Review of International Economics, 19(4): 697-717, September 2011.
[Abstract] [Supplementary Data]


18. Are US Exports Different from China's Exports? Evidence from Japan's Imports
The World Economy, 33(10): 1302-1324, October 2010.
[Abstract]

17. Industrial Policy Cuts Two Ways: Evidence from Cotton Spinning Firms in Japan, 1956-1964
with Tetsuji Okazaki
Journal of Law and Economics, 53(3): 587-609, August 2010.
[Abstract]

16. Measurement of the Market Power of Firms: The Japanese Case in the 1990s
with Takanobu Nakajima and Kiyohiko G. Nishimura
Industrial and Corporate Change, 18(3): 381-414, June 2009.
[Abstract]


15. Exchange Rate Volatility and MNCs' Production and Distribution Networks: The Case of Japanese Manufacturing MNCs
with Toshiyuki Matsuura and Shujiro Urata
Singapore Economic Review, 53(3): 523-538, December 2008.
[Abstract]

14. Reconsidering the Backward Vertical Linkage of Foreign Affiliates: Evidence from Japanese Multinationals
with Toshiyuki Matsuura, Shujiro Urata, and Yuhong Wei
World Development, 36(8): 1398-1414, August 2008.
[Abstract]

13. The Role of Multinational Firms in International Trade: The Case of Japan
with Shujiro Urata
Japan and the World Economy, 20(3): 338-352, August 2008.
[Abstract] [J@pan-Inc]

12. An Analysis of A US-Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Free Trade Agreement
with Drusilla K. Brown and Robert M. Stern
World Development, 36(3): 461-484, March 2008.
[Abstract]

11. Foreign-owned versus Domestically-owned Firms: Economic Performance in Japan
with Fukunari Kimura
Review of Development Economics, 11(1): 31-48, February 2007.
[Abstract]

10. Exports, FDI, and Productivity: Dynamic Evidence from Japanese Firms
with Fukunari Kimura
Review of World Economics, 142(4): 695-719, December 2006.
[Abstract]

9. Computational Analysis of the Menu of US-Japan Trade Policeis
with Drusilla K. Brown and Robert M. Stern
The World Economy, 29(6): 805-855, October 2006.
[Abstract]

8. An Assessment of the Economic Effects of the Menu of U.S. Trade Policies
with Robert M. Stern
Global Economy Journal, 5(4): Article 22, December 2005.
[Abstract]

7. Computational Analysis of the US FTAs with Central America, Australia, and Morocco
with Drusilla K. Brown and Robert M. Stern
The World Economy, 28(10): 1441-1490, October 2005.
[Abstract]


6. Foreign Technology Acquisition Policy and Firm Performance in Japan, 1957-1970
with Tetsuji Okazaki
International Journal of Industrial Organization, 23(7-8): 563-586, September 2005.
[Abstract]


5. Does the Natural Selection Mechanism Still Work in Severe Recessions? - Examination of the Japanese Economy in the 1990s
with Takanobu Nakajima and Kiyohiko G. Nishimura
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 58(1): 53-78, September 2005.
[Abstract]

4. Services Content of Japanese Trade
Japan and the World Economy, 17(3): 261-292, August 2005.
[Abstract]

3. Computational Analysis of the Free Trade Areas of Americas (FTAA)
with Drusilla K. Brown and Robert M. Stern
North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 16(2): 153-185, August 2005.
[Abstract]


2. Exchange Rate, Exchange Rate Volatility and Foreign Direct Investment
with Shujiro Urata
The World Economy, 27(10): 1501-1536, November 2004.
[Abstract]

1. Japanese Foreign Direct Investment to East Asia and Exchange Rate Policies: Some Longer Term Policy Implications after the Crisis
with Yoko Sazanami and Seiji Yoshimura
Keio Economic Studies, 40(1): 1-26, June 2003.
[Abstract] (Open Access)


Citations


- Scopus ID: 7005060704
- Keio Research Information System
- ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7649-9870
- IDEAS/RePEc
- Google Scholar Citations



Co-authors



- JaeBin Ahn
- Flora Bellone
- Drusilla K. Brown
- Sabien Dobbelaere
- Doan Thi Thanh Ha
- Makoto Hasegawa
- Takeo Hoshi
- Theresa M. Greaney
- Kiyohiko Ito
- Naoto Jinji
- Ryo Kambayashi
- Fukunari Kimura
- Yoshinori Kurokawa
-
Jacques Mairesse


- Sawako Maruyama
- Toshiyuki Matsuura
- Patrick Musso
- Kentaro Nakajima
- Takanobu Nakajima
- Lionel Nesta
- Kiyohiko G. Nishimura
- Keita Oikawa
- Tetsuji Okazaki
- Robert M. Stern (deceased on May 17th, 2015)
- Miho Takizawa
- Mina Taniguchi
- Shujiro Urata


Recent Working Papers


Local Labor Market Effects of Chinese Imports and Offshoring: Evidence from Matched-Foreign Affiliate-Domestic Parent-Domestic Plant Data in Japan
with Kentaro Nakajima and Miho Takizawa
RIETI Discussion Paper, 22-E-013, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), March 2022.
[Abstract] [VoxEU]


Work in Progress


A Firm-level Analysis of 'Indirect' Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of Global Network of Japanese Multinationals
with Kiyohiko Ito
November 2023.

Why is Inward FDI in Japan so Low? An Insight from Machine Learning
November 2023.

On Distributions, Threshold, and Performance Gap Between Groups
with Toshiyuki Matsuura and Lionel Nesta
August 2019.


Chapter in Books and Monograph


12. Japan's Exports and Employment
Quantitative Analysis of Newly Evolving Patterns of International Trade: Fragmentation; Offshoring of Activities; and Vertical Intra-Industry Trade

edited by Robert M. Stern, Singapore: World Scientific, pp. 281-310, 2012.


11. The Benefits of Financial Sector Liberalisation for Least Developed Countries: A Case Study of Ethiopia

with Barbara Peitsch and Robert M. Stern
OECD Investment Policy Perspectives 2008
edited by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris: OECD, pp. 123-135, 2008.
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10. Storm in a Spaghetti Bowl: FTAs and the BRIICS
with Margit Molnar and Robert M. Stern
Globalisation and Emerging Economies: Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia, China and South Africa
edited by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris: OECD, pp. 187-210, 2008.
[Download]

9
. Issues in U.S.-ROK Economic Relations
with Robert M. Stern
Towards Sustainable Economic & Security Relations in East Asia: U.S. and ROK Policy Options
edited by Korea Economic Institute, Washington, D.C.: Korea Economic Institute, pp. 41-73, 2008.

8. The Determinants of Local Procurements for Japanese Foreign Affiliates: An Estimation of Factor Demand Function
with Toshiyuki Matsuura, Shujiro Urata, and Yuhong Wei
Corporate Strategies in the Age of Regional Integration
edited by Jong-Kil Kim and Pierre-Bruno Ruffini, Cheltenman, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 77-96, 2007.

7. Economic Effects of a Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
with Robert M. Stern
Washington, D.C.: Korea Economic Institute, 2007.
[Download]

6. Why Countries Are So Eager to Establish Bilateral Free Trade Agreements: A Case Study of Thailand
Bilateral Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific: Origins, Evolution, and Implications
edited by Vinod K. Aggarwal and Shujiro Urata, New York: Routledge, pp. 206-231, 2006.

5. The Impacts of an East Asia FTA on Foreign Trade in East Asia
with Shujiro Urata
International Trade in East Asia
East Asia Seminar on Economics, volume 14
edited by Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press/NBER, pp. 217-247, 2005.
[Download] [NBER Working Paper, #10173]

4. Fragmentation and Corporate Performance of Japanese Firms in the Globalization
with Fukunari Kimura
Economic Integration and Multinational Investment Behavior: European and East Asian Experiences
edited by Pierre-Bruno Ruffini, Cheltenman, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 100-128, 2004.

3. Japanese Foreign Direct Investment Flows to East Asia and the Real Exchange Rate: Lessons from the Asian Financial Crisis
with Yoko Sazanami and Seiji Yoshimura
Economic Integration and Multinational Investment Behavior: European and East Asian Experiences
edited by Pierre-Bruno Ruffini, Cheltenman, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 129-148, 2004.

2. Exports and Foreign Direct Investment Accelerate Corporate Reforms: Evidence from the Japanese Micro Data
with Fukunari Kimura
Japan's Economic Recovery: Commercial Policy, Monetary Policy, and Corporate Governance
edited by Robert M. Stern, Cheltenman, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 221-255, 2003.

1. Service Trade in East Asia
with Shujiro Urata
Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region
East Asia Seminar on Economics, volume 11
edited by Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press/NBER, pp. 379-422, 2003.
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