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Constraints on the Level and Efficient Use of Labor

In: Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

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  • Hiroshi Ono
  • Marcus Rebick

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  • Magnus Blomström & Jennifer Corbett & Fumio Hayashi & Anil Kashyap, 2003. "Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number blom03-1, October.
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    1. Horioka, Charles Yuji, 1999. "Japan's public pension system: What's wrong with it and how to fix it," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 11(2), pages 293-303, April.
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    1. Ono, Hiroshi, 2006. "Lifetime Employment in Japan: Concepts and Measurements," Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 624, Stockholm School of Economics, revised 06 Apr 2007.
    2. Kambayashi, Ryo & Kato, Takao, 2011. "Long-term Employment and Job Security over the Last Twenty-Five Years: A Comparative Study of Japan and the U.S," IZA Discussion Papers 6183, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Hiroshi Ono & Madeline Zavodny, 2004. "Gender differences in information technology usage: a U.S.-Japan comparison," Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 2004-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
    4. Arthur Sakamoto & Hyeyoung Woo & Isao Takei & Yoichi Murase, 2012. "Cultural constraints on rising income inequality: A U.S.–Japan comparison," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, Springer, vol. 10(4), pages 565-581, December.
    5. Hamaaki, Junya & Hori, Masahiro & Maeda, Saeko & Murata, Keiko, 2011. "Changes in the Japanese Employment System in the Two Lost Decades," PIE/CIS Discussion Paper, Center for Intergenerational Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University 511, Center for Intergenerational Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
    6. Ono, Hiroshi, 2004. "Are sons and daughters substitutable?: Allocation of family resources in contemporary Japan," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 143-160, June.
    7. Djavad Salehi-Isfahani & Russell D. Murphy, 2006. "Labor market flexibility and investment in human capital," Working Papers e06-5, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Economics.

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