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August 19, 2021 "Partial equilibrium mechanism and inter-sectoral coordination: An experiment" Nobuyuki Hanaki (with Takashi Hayashi, Michele Lombardi, Kazuhito Ogawa) accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
August 6, 2021 "Data-driven mergers and personalization" (co-authored with Zhijun Chen, Chongwoo Choe, and Jiajia Cong), Noriaki Matsushima accepted for publication in The RAND Journal of Economics.
July 20, 2021 "Financial Crisis and Slow Recovery with Bayesian Learning Agents", Yoshiyasu Ono and Ryo Horii accepted for publication in International Journal of Economic Theory.
July 11, 2021 "Product Innovation, Product Diversification and Firm Growth: Evidence from Japan’s Early Industrialization", Serguey Braguinsky (with Atsushi Ohyama, Tetsuji Okazaki, and Chad Syverson) accepted for publication in American Economic Review.
June 10, 2021 "Environmental policies in a stagnant economy", Yoshiyasu Ono and Masako Ikefuji accepted for publication in Economic Modelling.
June 9, 2021 "Nonverbal content and trust: An experiment on digital communication", Nobuyuki Hanaki (with Zakaria Babutsidze and Adam Zylbersztejn) accepted for publicaton in Economic Inquiry.
May 17, 2021 "Timing of International Market Openings and Shrinking Middle-Income Class" Tatsuya Asami accepted for publicaton in Review of Development Economics.
May 17, 2021 Professor Dongya Koh (University of Arkansas) is visiting us from May 17th to July 16th, 2021.
May 10, 2021 "Earthquake risk embedded in property prices: Evidence from five Japanese cities" Masako Ikefuji (with R.J.A. Laeven, J.R. Magnus, Y. Yue) accepted for publicaton in Journal of the American Statistical Association.
May 6, 2021 Professor Junichiro Ishida will serve as a guest editor, joint with Professor Takeshi Murooka, for a special issue "Behavior Contract Theory" of Games.
April 20, 2021 "Voluntary Redistribution Mechanism in Asymmetric Coordination Games" Masaki Aoyagi (with Naoko Nishimura and Yoshitaka Okano) accepted for publication in Experimental Economics.
March 26, 2021 "A Characterization of the Vickery Rule in Slot Allocation Problems" Shigehiro Serizawa (with Yu Zhou, Youngsub Chun ) accepted for publicaton in International Journal of Economic Theory.
March 26, 2021 "Strategy-Proof Mechanism Design with Non-Quasilinear Preferences: Ex-Post Revenue Maximization for an Arbitrary Number of Objects" Shigehiro Serizawa (with Ryosuke Sakai) accepted for publicaton in Social Choice and Welfare.
March 12, 2021 "Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on global fossil fuel consumption and CO2 emissions" Takashi Yamagata (with L. Vanessa Smith and Nori Tarui) accepted for publicaton in Energy Economics.
March 8, 2021 "Organizational structure and technological investment" Noriaki Matsushima (with Inés Macho-Stadler and Ryusuke Shinohara) accepted for publicaton in Journal of Industrial Economics.
January 5, 2021 "Decomposing Local Fiscal Multipliers: Evidence from Japan" Takayuki Tsuruga (with Taisuke Kameda and Ryoichi Namba) accepted for publicaton in Japan & the World Economy
December 7, 2020 Masashi Hino(The Ohio State University) wins ISER / Moriguchi Prize Award 2020.
November 30, 2020 Professor Jan Rudolf Magnus (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) is visiting us from November 30th to December 12th, 2020.
November 20, 2020 "Inefficiency in Rice Production and Land Use: A Panel Study of Japanese Rice Farmers", Kazuo Ogawa, The Japanese Economic Review, Vol. 71.
October 26, 2020 "DICE simplified", Masako Ikefuji (with R.J.A. Laeven, J.R. Magnus, C. Muris), Environmental Modeling & Assessment
October 22, 2020 "Regional subsidies and interregional labor movement" , Yoshiyasu Ono (with D. Matsuzaki), The Annals of Regional Science is now available online.
October 22, 2020 "Tempting goods, self-control fatigue, and time preference in consumer dynamics" , Shinsuke Ikeda (with Takeshi Ojima), Economic Theory.
October 12, 2020 "Competition among large and heterogeneous small firms" Lijun Pan (with Yongjin Wang), Economics Letters.
October 1, 2020 Natsumi Shimada has joined us as Assistant Professor.
September 18, 2020 HKBU-Osaka-NTU Joint Theory Seminars starts on September 3rd.
August 17, 2020 "Behavior-Based Price Discrimination and Product Choice" Noriaki Matsushima (with Chongwoo Choe) accepted for publicaton in Review of Industrial Organization.
August 7, 2020 Reputation Concerns in Risky Experimentation" Junichiro Ishida (with Chia-Hui Chen and Wing Suen) accepted for publication in Journal of the European Economic Association.
July 21, 2020 "A Quantitative Easing Experiment" Nobuyuki Hanaki (with Adrian Penalver, Eizo Akiyama, Yukihiko Funaki and Ryuichiro Ishikawa) accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.
July 6, 2020 Professor Takashi Yamagata (University of York / Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from July 6th to August 7th, 2020.
July 6, 2020 ISER Macro/Int'l Econ online workshop starts on July 9th.
July 2, 2020 Virtual East Asia Experimental and Behavioral Economics Seminar starts on July 6th.
Jun 26, 2020 "Learning While Setting Precedent" Hulya Eraslan (Rice University/Osaka University, crossapointment) (with Ying Chen) accepted for publication in The RAND Journal of Economics.
Jun 16, 2020 "Can common ownership prevent the tragedy of the commons? An experimental investigation", Klarizze Anne Puzon (with Marc Willinger) accepted for publication in Review of Behavioral Economics.
June 12, 2020 "The Education Gender Gap and the Demographic Transition in Developing Countries" Nguyen Thang Dao (with Julio Dávila and Angela Greulich) accepted for publication in Journal of Population Economics.
May 22, 2020 "A War of Attrition with Experimenting Players", Junichiro Ishida (with Chia-Hui Chen) accepted for publication in Journal of Industrial Economics.
April 29, 2020 "A simple aggregate demand analysis with dynamic optimization in a small open economy", Yoshiyasu Ono (with K. Hashimoto) accepted for publication in Economic Modelling.
April 15, 2020 "Strategy-proof multi-object mechanism design: Ex-post revenue maximization with non-quasilinear preferences", Shigehiro Serizawa (with Tomoya Kazumura and Debasis Mishra), Journal of Economic Theory is now available online.
April 1, 2020 Tsz Kwan TSE has joined us as Specially Appointed Assistant Professor.
Febrary 17, 2020 Professor Gerhard Illing (LMU University of Munich) is visiting us from February 17th to April 30th, 2020.
February 5, 2020 "Instrumental Variable Estimation of Dynamic Linear Panel Data Models with Defactored Regressors and a Multifactor Error Structure", Takashi Yamagata accepted for publication in Journal of Econometrics.
January 22, 2020 IER 2020 Lawrence R. Klein Lecture was held at ICHO Kaikan.
2020 Klein Lecture: Nicholas Bloom "Investment and Subjective Uncertainty"
January 14, 2020 "Preferences for observable information in a strategic setting: An experiment" (co-authored by Nobuyuki Hanaki, Adam Zylbersztejn and Zakaria Babutsidze), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization is now available online.
January 10, 2020 "Adaptation for mitigation" Masako Ikefuji (with H. Sakamoto, and J.R. Magnus), Environmental Resource Economics is now available online.
January 6, 2020 Professor Debasis MISHRA (Indian Statistical Institute) is visiting us from January 6th, to 17th, 2020.
December 13, 2019 Professor Makoto Watanabe (VU University Amsterdam) is visiting us from December 13th, 2019 to March 16th, 2020.
December 11, 2019 Daiki Kishishita (University of Tokyo) wins ISER / Moriguchi Prize Award 2019.
December 9, 2019 A special issue of Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control entitled "Experimental and Behavioral Analyses in Macroeconomics and Finance" (co-edited by Nobuyuki Hanaki, Herbert Dawid and Jan Tuinstra)is now available online.
This special issue includes two articles co-authored by Nobuyuki Hanaki "Introduction for the special issue on 'Experimental and Behavioral Analyses in Macroeconomics and Finance'" (co-written with Herbert Dawid and Jan Tuinstra) and "The effect of short selling and borrowing on market prices and traders’ behavior" (co-authored with SébastienDuchêne, EricGuerci, and Charles N.Noussair)
December 7, 2019 "Cognitive ability and observed behavior in laboratory experiments: implications for macroeconomic theory", Nobuyuki Hnaki accepted for publication in Japanese Economic Review.
December 2, 2019 Nguyen Thang DAO has joined us as Assistant Professor.
October 25, 2019 "On the roots of the intrinsic value of decision rights: Experimental evidence" (with João V. Ferreira and Benoît Tarroux), Nobuyuki Hanaki accepted for publication in Games and Economic Behavior.
October 1, 2019 "Competition between offline and online retailers with heterogeneous customers" (co-authored with Stefano Colombo), Noriaki Matsushima accepted for publication in Review of Industrial Organization.
October 1, 2019 Donghoon Yoo has joined us Assistant Professor.
October 1, 2019 Professor Chongwoo CHOE (Monash University) is visiting us from October 1st, 2019 to December 20th, 2019.
September 27, 2019 "Mechanism design without quasilinearity" (with Tomoya Kazumura and Debasis Mishra), Shigehiro Serizawa accepted for publication in Theoretical Economics.
September 19, 2019 "Change in time preferences: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake", Mika Akesaka accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 166, October 2019.
September 1, 2019 Nobuyuki Hanaki has joined us as Professor.
August 23, 2019 Professor Jean-Baptiste Michau (Ecole Polytechnique) is visiting us from August 23rd , 2019 to October 18th, 2019.
August 5, 2019 Professor Ning Sun (Institute for Social and Economic Research, Nanjing Audit University) is visiting us from August 5th, 2019 to 27th, 2019.
August 2, 2019 Professor Hans-Theo Normann (Düsseldorf University) is visiting us from August 2nd, 2019 to August 9th, 2019.
July 24, 2019 Professor Yi Lu (Tsinghua University) is visiting us from July 24th, 2019 to August 9th, 2019
July 24, 2019 Professor Jingting Fan (Pennsylvania State University) is visiting us from July 24th, 2019 to July 29th, 2019.
July 16, 2019 Professor Hulya Eraslan (Rice University) is visiting us from July 16th, 2019 to August 31st, 2019.
July 8, 2019 Professor Stefan Borsky (University of Graz) is visiting us from July 8th, 2019 to July 12th, 2019.
July 1, 2019 Professor Serguey Braguinsky (University of Maryland / Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from July 1st, 2019 to August 8th, 2019.
July 1, 2019 Professor Sun-Bin Kim (Yonsei University) is visiting us from July 1st, 2019 to October 15th, 2019.
June 24, 2019 Professor Takashi Yamagata (University of York / Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from June 24th, 2019 to August 23rd, 2019.
June 17, 2019 Professor Alireza Naghavi (University of Bologna) is visiting us from June 17th, 2019 to September 11th, 2019.
June 12, 2019 Professor Yu Awaya (University of Rochester) is visiting us from June 12th, 2019 to July 3rd, 2019.
May 27, 2019 Professor Gregory Casey (Williams College) is visiting us from May 27th to June 24th, 2019.
May 22, 2019 Expected utility and catastrophic risk in a stochastic economy–climate model (with Roger J.A.Laeven, Jan R.Magnus, Chris Muris), Masako Ikefuji accepted for publication in Journal of Econometrics.
May 20, 2019 "Money-Financed Fiscal Stimulus: The Effects of Implementation Lag" (with Shota Wake), Takayuki Tsuruga accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 104, July 2019.
May 8, 2019 Professor Jin Wang (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) is visiting us from May 8th to May 30th, 2019.
May 3, 2019 Competitive Personalized Pricing (with Zhijun Chen and Chongwoo Choe), Noriaki Matsushima accepted for publication in Management Science.
April 15, 2019 Professor Asen Kochov (University of Rochester) is visiting us from April 15th to May 15th, 2019.
April 1, 2019 Professor Partha Sen (The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) is visiting us from April 1st to May 31st, 2019.
March 28, 2019 Pre-negotiation commitment and internalization in public good provision through bilateral negotiations (with Ryusuke Shinohara), Noriaki Matsushima accepted for publication in Journal of Public Economics.
March 6, 2019 Professor Wing Suen (University of Hong Kong) is visiting us from March 6th to 19th, 2019.
March 4, 2019 Professor Eric Bond (Vanderbilt University) is visiting us from March 4th to 10th, 2019.
February 16, 2019 Professor Takashi Kunimoto (Singapore Management University) is visiting us from February 16th to March 7th, 2019.
February 19, 2019 Professor Zhigang Tao (University of Hong Kong) is visiting us from February 19th to 28th, 2019.
February 15, 2019 Professor Ruth Tacneng (University of Limoges) is visiting us from February 25th to 28th, 2019.
January 7, 2019 Professor Bengt Kriström (CERE, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) is visiting us from January 7th, 2019 to January 23rd, 2019.
December 20, 2018 Professor Takashi Kunimoto (Singapore Management University) is visiting us from December 20th, 2018 to January 15th, 2019.
December 18, 2018 Professor Yu Awaya (University of Rochester) is visiting us from December 18th, 2018 to January 15th, 2019.
December 10, 2018 Current Account Dynamics under Information Rigidity and Imperfect Capital Mobility (with Mototsugu Shintani and Akihisa Shibata), Takayuki Tsuruga accepted for publication in Journal of International Money and Finance.
December 6, 2018 Jun Aoyagi (University of California, Berkeley) wins ISER / Moriguchi Prize Award 2018.
Nov. 1, 2018 Professor Chongwoo CHOE (Monash University) is visiting us from November 1st, 2018 to November 30th, 2018.
Oct. 10, 2018 Bertrand Competition under Network Externalities, Masaki Aoyagi accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Theory.
Sept. 18, 2018 Place-Based Policies, Creation and Agglomeration Economies: Evidence from China's Economic Zone Program, Lianming Zhu (with Yi Lu and Jin Wang) accepted for publication in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming.
August 7, 2018 Higher order risk attitudes and prevention under different timings of loss, Takehito Masuda (with E. Lee) accepted for publication in Experimental Economics.
July 31, 2018 Professor Ning Sun (Nanjing Audit University) is visiting us from July 31st, 2018 to August 24th, 2018.
July 1, 2018 Professor Rakesh Vohra (University of Pennsylvania) is visiting us from July 1st, 2018 to July 31st, 2018.
June 29, 2018 Professor Kwanho Shin(Korea University)is visiting us from June 29th, 2018 to September 18th, 2018.
June 28, 2018 Hierarchical Experimentation, Junichiro Ishida (with Chia-Hui Chen) accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Theory.
June 28, 2018 Professor Serguey Braguinsky (University of Maryland / Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from June 28th, 2018 to July 27th, 2018.
June 19, 2018 Professor Takashi Yamagata (University of York / Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from June 18th, 2018 to August 10th, 2018.
June 11, 2018 Difference or Ratio: Implications of Status Preference on Stagnation, Yoshiyasu Ono (with K. Yamada) accepted for publication in Australian Economic Papers.
June 11, 2018 Credit Booms, Debt Overhang and Secular Stagnation, Yoshiyasu Ono and Matthias Schlegl (with G. Illing) accepted for publication in European Economic Review.
May 21, 2018 Professor Keisuke Hirano (Pennsylvania State University / Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from May 21st, 2018 to June 20th, 2018.
May 18, 2018 On the trade, growth, and welfare effects of intellectual property rights protection, Yuki Saito accepted for publication in Southern Economic Journal.
April 26, 2018 Cheap Talk When the Receiver Has Uncertain Information Sources, Junichiro Ishida (with Takashi Shimizu) accepted for publication in Economic Theory.
April 16, 2018 Professor Jean-Baptiste Michau (Ecole Polytechnique) is visiting us from April 16th, 2018 to June 30th, 2018.
April 1, 2018 Klarizze Anne Martin Puzon has joined us as Assistant Professor.
March 19, 2018 Effects of Commodity Price Shocks on Inflation: A Cross-Country Analysis, Takayuki Tsuruga (with Atsushi Sekine) accepted for publication in Oxford Economic Papers.
March 7, 2018 The countervailing power hypothesis when dominant retailers function as sales promoters, Noriaki Matsushima and Shohei Yoshida accepted for publication in Manchester School.
January 18, 2018 Is Being Agreeable a Key to Success or Failure in the Labor Market?, Fumio Ohtake (with SunYoun Lee) accepted for publication in Journal of the Japanese and International Economies.
January 12, 2018 Strategy-Proofness and Efficiency for Non-Quasi-Linear and Common-Tiered-Object Preferences: Characterization of Minimum Price Rule, Yu Zhou and Shigehiro Serizawa accepted for publication in Games and Economic Behavior.
January 10, 2018 The Impact of Monitoring in Infinitely Repeated Games: Perfect, Public, and Private, Masaki Aoyagi (with V. Bhaskar, and Guillaume R. Frechette) accepted for publication in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.
December 28, 2017 Approval mechanism to solve prisoner’s dilemma: Com-parison with Varian’s compensation mechanism, Takehito Masuda (with T. Saijo and T. Yamakawa) accepted for publication in Social Choice and Welfare.
December 26, 2017 Dynamic Performance Evaluation with Deadlines: The Role of Commitment, Junichiro Ishida (with Chia-Hui Chen) accepted for publication in Journal of Industrial Economics.
December 6, 2017 Sakai Ando (Columbia University) wins ISER / Moriguchi Prize Award 2017.
November 28, 2017 Exclusive Contracts with Complementary Inputs, Noriaki Matsushima (with Hiroshi Kitamura and Misato Sato) accepted for publication in International Journal of Industrial Organization..
November 1, 2017 Professor Yongseung Jung (Kyung Hee University) is visiting us from November 1st, 2017 to February 28th, 2018.
October 1, 2017 Takayuki Tsuruga has joined us as Professor. Lianming Zhu has joined us as Assistant Professor.
October 1, 2017 Professor Chongwoo Choe (Monash University) is visiting us from October 1st, 2017 to November 30th, 2017.
September 7, 2017 Strategic Investments under Competition for Access Provision, Noriaki Matsushima ( with Keizo Mizuno)accepted for publication in Telecommunications Policy.
August 30, 2017 Bargaining power and firm profits in asymmetric duopoly: An inverted-U relationship, Shohei Yoshida accepted for publication in Journal of Economics.
August 29, 2017 Macroeconomic Interdependence between a Stagnant and a Fully Employed Country, Yoshiyasu Ono accepted for Japanese Economic Review.
August 17, 2017 Professor Wing SUEN (University of Hong Kong) is visiting us from August 17th, 2017 to October 15th, 2017.
August 1, 2017 Takehito Masuda has joined us as Assistant Professor.
July 5, 2017 Unilateral Technology Sharing among Competitors in Markets with Heterogeneous Consumers, Shohei Yoshida and Cong Pan accepted for The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy.
June 27, 2017 Professor Takashi Yamagata (University of York / Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from June 26th, 2017 to August 30th, 2017.
June 18, 2017 Pricing with cookies: Behavior-based price discrimination and spatial competitionNoriaki Matsushima (co-authored with Chongwoo Choe and Stephen P. King) accepted for publication in Management Science.
June 16, 2017 Professor Seung Han Yoo (Korea University) is visiting us from June 16th, 2017 to August 31st, 2017.
June 1, 2017 Professor Tridib Sharma (Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology) is visiting us from June 1st, 2017 to July 4th, 2017.
May 16, 2017 Professor Keisuke Hirano (Pennsylvania State University /Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from May 16th, 2017 to June 16th, 2017.
May 2, 2017 Professor Serguey Braguinsky (University of Maryland) is visiting us from May 2nd, 2017 to May 30th, 2017.
Mar. 21, 2017 Keisuke Hirano, Jonathan H. Wright, Forecasting with Model Uncertainty: Representations and Risk Reduction (with Jonathan H. Wright), Econometrica
Jan. 5, 2017 Professor Jeong-Yoo Kim (Kyung Hee University) is visiting us from January 5th, 2017 to February 28, 2017.
Dec. 19, 2016 Andreea Halunga, Chris D. Orme and Takashi Yamagata, A Heteroskedasticity Robust Breusch-Pagan Test for Contemporaneous Correlation in Dynamic Panel Data Models, Journal of Econometrics
Dec. 1, 2016 Chris Mitchell has joined us as Assistant Professor.
Nov. 2, 2016 Professor Jordi Massó Carreras (Autonomous University of Barcelona) is visiting us from November 2nd, 2016 to December 2nd, 2016.
Oct.7, 2016 Tatsuya Kameda, Keigo Inukai, Satomi Higuchi, Akitoshi Ogawa, Hackjin Kim, Tetsuya Matsuda, and Masamichi Sakagami, Rawlsian maximin rule operates as a common cognitive anchor in distributive justice and risky decisions, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 113 no. 42
Sep 27, 2016 Debasis Mishra, Anup Pramanik, and Souvik Roy, Local Incentive Compatibility with Transfers, Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 100
July 22, 2016 Professor Takashi Yamagata (University of York / Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from July 22nd, 2016 to September 2nd, 2016.
July 1, 2016 Professor Aitor CIARRETA ANTUÑANO (University of the Basque Country) is visiting us from July 1st, 2016 to September 30th, 2016.
June 28, 2016 Masaki Aoyagi, Manaswini Bhalla, and Hikmet Gunay, "Social Learning and Delay in a Dynamic Model of Price Competition," Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 165
May 16, 2016 Professor Keisuke Hirano (University of Arizona/Osaka University, crossapointment) is visiting us from May 16th, 2016 to June 17th, 2016.
May 11, 2016 Professor Debasis MISHRA (Indian Statistical Institute) is visiting us from May 11th, 2016 to June 24th, 2016.
April 21, 2016 Professor Hikmet GUNAY (University of Manitoba) is visiting us from April 21st, 2016 to July 10th, 2016.
April 1, 2016 Professor Chongwoo CHOE (Monash University) is visiting us from April 1st, 2016 to May 30th, 2016.
April 1, 2016 Keisuke Hirano and Takashi Yamagata have joined us as Specially Appointed Professors (crossapointment).
February 18, 2016 Behavioral Interactions, Markets, and Economic Dynamics, Editors: Ikeda, S., Kato, H.K., Ohtake, F., Tsutsui, Y. (Eds.) (2016) was published by Springer.
January 21, 2016 Behavioral Economics of Preferences, Choices, and Happiness, Editors: Ikeda, S., Kato, H.K., Ohtake, F., Tsutsui, Y. (Eds.) (2016) was published by Springer.