No. 862
Environmental Regulation and Technology Transfers
Takao Asano and Noriaki Matsushima
December 2012
No. 861
Recent Trends in Consumption in Japan and the Other Group of Seven (G7) Countries
Charles Yuji Horioka
December 2012
No. 860
Infrastructure Upgrades and Foreclosure with Coexistence of Service-Based and Facility-Based Firms
Noriaki Matsushima and Keizo Mizuno
December 2012
No. 859
Are Japanese Households Financially Healthy, and If So, Why? A Group of Seven (G7) Comparison
Charles Yuji Horioka
November 2012
No. 858
Widow Discrimination and Family Care-Giving in India
Yoshihiko Kadoya and Ting Yin
November 2012
No. 857
Asking One Too Many? Why Leaders Need to Be Decisive
Junichiro Ishida and Takashi Shimizu
October 2012
No. 856
Difference or Ratio: Implication of Status Preference on Stagnation
Yoshiyasu Ono and Katsunori Yamada
October 2012, Revised March 2013 Secondly Revised January 2014
No. 855
Gender Imbalance at Birth and Parents' Axiety about Old Age in China
Yoshihiko Kadoya and Ting Yin
August 2012
No. 854
Quality Improvement to Meet Competitive Fringe
Noriaki Matsushima and Ren-Jye Liu
August 2012
No. 853
Regulated Input Price, Vertical Separation, and Leadership in Free Entry Markets
Toshihiro Matsumura and Noriaki Matsushima
August 2012
No. 852
Strategy-proofness and Efficiency with Nonquasi-linear Preferences: A Characterization of Minimum Price Walrasian Rule
Shuhei Morimoto and Shigehiro Serizawa Supplementary Note
August 2012
No. 851
Nonlinear Pricing of Japanese Newspapers
David Flath
August 2012
No. 850
Japanese Newspapers
David Flath
August 2012
No. 849
Reserve Price When Bidders are Asymmetric
Hikmet Gunay, Xin Meng and Mark Nagelberg
July 2012. Revised March 2017.
No. 848
Exposure Problem in Multi-unit Auctions
Hikmet Gunay and Xin Meng
July 2012
No. 847
What Makes People Anxious about Life after the Age of 65? Evidence from International Survey Research in Japan, the United States, China, and India
Yoshihiko Kadoya
June 2012. Revised August 2013. (Originally entitled "What Makes People Anxious about Life after the Age of 65? Evidence from International Survey Research in Japan, the United States, and China.")
Secondly Revised September 2015.
No. 846
Energy Conversion and Its Effect on Employment (in Japanese:「エネルギー転換の雇用効果」)
Yoshiyasu Ono, Hironao Matsubara and Atsushi Ogawa
May 2012
No. 845
When the Cat is Near, the Mice Won’t Play: The Effect of External Examiners in Italian Schools
Marco Bertoni, Giorgio Brunello and Lorenzo Rocco
May 2012
No. 844
Homo Economicus vs. Human Being: Outcomes of Irrationality
Shoko Yamane, Hiroyasu Yoneda and Yoshiro Tsutsui
May 2012
No. 843
Promotion without Commitment: Signaling, Time Inconsistency and Decentralization of the Firm
Junichiro Ishida
May 2012
No. 842
Books Are Forever: Early Life Conditions, Education and Lifetime Earnings in Europe
Giorgio Brunello, Guglielmo Weber and Christoph T. Weiss
May 2012
No. 841
Procrastinators and Hyperbolic Discounters: Probability of Transition from Temporary to Full-time Employment
Sun Youn Lee and Fumio Ohtake
May 2012
No. 840
More Apples Less Chips? The Effect of School Fruit Schemes on the Consumption of Junk Food
Giorgio Brunello, Maria De Paola and Giovanna Labartino
April 2012
No. 839
Can More Information Facilitate Communication?
Junichiro Ishida and Takashi Shimizu
April 2012
No. 838
Dynamically Sabotage-Proof Tournaments
Junichiro Ishida
March 2012
No. 837
International Harmonization of the Patent-Issuing Rules
Kaz Miyagiwa and Yuka Ohno
March 2012
No. 836
The Causal Effect of Education on Health: What is the Role of Health Behaviors?
Giorgio Brunello, Margherita Fort, Nicole Schneeweis and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
March 2012
No. 835
Free Entry, Regulatory Competition, and Globalization
Kaz Miyagiwa and Yasuhiro Sato
March 2012
No. 834
Competitive Targeted Marketing
Hang-Hyun Jo and Jeoung-Yoo Kim
March 2012
No. 833
Family Care Giving and Happiness: Are the Children Unhappy When Provide Care with the Parents? (in Japanese:「家族介護と幸福度 ― 親の介護をするのは不幸か」)
Yoshihiko Kadoya
February 2012
No. 832
Strategic Obscurity in the Forecasting of Disasters
Masaki Aoyagi
(Originally entitled "Optimal Obscurity in the Acquisition and Disclosure of Information about a Shock.")
February 2012, Revised July 2014
No. 831
Ensuring the Service Quality of Long-Term Care Provided through Competitive Markets: The Experience of Care Workers' Training in Japan
Yoshihiko Kadoya
February 2012
No. 830
Private Provision of Public Goods That Are Complements for Private Goods: Application to Open Source Software Developments
Noriaki Matsushima and Ryusuke Shinohara
February 2012
No. 829
Does Self-regulation of Advertisement Length Improve Consumer Welfare?
Taisuke Matsubae and Noriaki Matsushima
January 2012
No. 828
A Theory of Multidimensional Information Disclosure
Wataru Tamura
January 2012 (The 14th ISER-Moriguchi Prize (2011) Awarded Paper)