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First Name: Fumitoshi
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Last Name: Mizutani

RePEc Short-ID: pmi93

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Graduate School of Business Administration
Kobe University
Location: Kobe, Japan
Phone: 078-881-1212
Fax: 078-803-6977
Postal: 2-1, Rokkodai, Nada-ku, Kobe City 657-8501
Handle: RePEc:edi:bskobjp (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Tomoyasu Tanaka & Noriyoshi Nakayama, 2012. "Estimation of Optimal Metropolitan Size in Japan with Consideration of Social Costs," Discussion Papers 2012-19, Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration.
  2. Noriaki Matsushima & Fumitoshi Mizutani, 2011. "Market Size and Vertical Structure in the Railway Industry," ISER Discussion Paper 0820, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
  3. Fumitoshi MIZUTANI & Shinichi SAITO, 2011. "Maintaining Local Transport Services in Japan," CIRIEC Working Papers 1101, CIRIEC - Université de Liège.
  4. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Shuji Uranishi, 2006. "Privatization of the Japan Highway Public Corporation: Policy Assessment," ERSA conference papers ersa06p226, European Regional Science Association.
  5. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Tomoyasu Tanaka, 2005. "Productivity Effects and Determinants of the Allocation of Public Infrastructure," ERSA conference papers ersa05p412, European Regional Science Association.
  6. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Tomoyasu Tanaka, 2004. "What Type of Public Capital Contributes to Private Production?," ERSA conference papers ersa04p316, European Regional Science Association.
  7. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Keizo Mizuno & Noriyoshi Nakayama, 2003. "Industrial Diversity and Metropolitan Unemployment Rate," ERSA conference papers ersa03p141, European Regional Science Association.
  8. Mizutani, Fumitoshi & Urakami, Takuya, 2002. "A private-public comparison of bus service operators," ERSA conference papers ersa02p146, European Regional Science Association.


  1. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Eri Nakamura, 2014. "Managerial incentive, organizational slack, and performance: empirical analysis of Japanese firms’ behavior," Journal of Management and Governance, Springer, vol. 18(1), pages 245-284, February.
  2. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Shuji Uranishi, 2013. "Does vertical separation reduce cost? An empirical analysis of the rail industry in European and East Asian OECD Countries," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 43(1), pages 31-59, January.
  3. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Yusuke Suzuki & Hiroki Sakai, 2011. "Estimation of Social Costs of Transport in Japan," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 48(16), pages 3537-3559, December.
  4. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Shuji Uranishi, 2010. "Determinants of privatization of public corporations: evidence from the Japanese experience," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 39(2), pages 515-535, October.
  5. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Tomoyasu Tanaka, 2010. "Productivity effects and determinants of public infrastructure investment," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 44(3), pages 493-521, June.
  6. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Hideo Kozumi & Noriaki Matsushima, 2009. "Does yardstick regulation really work? Empirical evidence from Japan’s rail industry," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 36(3), pages 308-323, December.
  7. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Shuji Uranishi, 2007. "Privatization of the Japan Highway Public Corporation: Focusing on Organizational Structure Change†," Transport Reviews, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(4), pages 469-493, November.
  8. Keizo Mizuno & Fumitoshi Mizutani & Noriyoshi Nakayama, 2006. "Industrial diversity and metropolitan unemployment rate," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 40(1), pages 157-172, March.
  9. Fumitoshi Mizutani, 2005. "Regulation and Deregulation in the Japanese Rail Industry," CESifo DICE Report, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 3(4), pages 10-15, 01.
  10. Mizutani, Fumitoshi & Shoji, Kenichi, 2004. "Rail operation-infrastructure separation: the case of Kobe rapid transit railway," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 11(3), pages 251-263, July.
  11. Fumitoshi Mizutani, 2004. "Privately Owned Railways' Cost Function, Organization Size and Ownership," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 25(3), pages 297-322, 05.
  12. Mizutani, Fumitoshi & Uranishi, Shuji, 2003. "The Post Office vs. Parcel Delivery Companies: Competition Effects on Costs and Productivity," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 23(3), pages 299-319, May.
  13. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Takuya Urakami, 2001. "articles: Identifying network density and scale economies for Japanese water supply organizations," Papers in Regional Science, Springer, vol. 80(2), pages 211-230.
  14. Fumitoshi Mizutani, 1999. "An assessment of the Japan Railway companies since privatization: Performance, local rail service and debts," Transport Reviews, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(2), pages 117-139, January.


  1. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Kiyoshi Nakamura, 2004. "The Japanese Experience with Railway Restructuring," NBER Chapters, in: Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region, NBER East Asia Seminar on Economics, Volume 12, pages 305-342 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

NEP Fields

6 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2011-10-22
  2. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2005-11-09
  3. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (1) 2011-10-22
  4. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2011-10-22
  5. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (2) 2005-11-09 2006-02-05. Author is listed
  6. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2013-04-06
  7. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (4) 2004-02-29 2005-11-09 2006-02-05 2007-01-14. Author is listed
  8. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (1) 2011-10-22
  9. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2005-11-09 2006-02-05. Author is listed
  10. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2006-02-05
  11. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2004-02-29 2013-04-06. Author is listed


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