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Uncertainty and Investment : Some Evidence from the Panel Data of Japanese Manufacturing Firms

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  • Ogawa, K
  • Suzuki, K

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We analyse empirically the effect of uncertainty on fixed investment by estimating an accelerator-type investment function based on a panel data set of the Hapanese manufacturing firms. The uncertainty measure, represented by the conditional standard deviation of the sales ghrowth rate, is constructed by employing three different statistical models : the rolling regressions model, the ARCH model, and the conventional formula of standard deviation.

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Paper provided by Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University in its series ISER Discussion Paper with number 0436.

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Length: 38 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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Handle: RePEc:dpr:wpaper:0436

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Keywords: UNCERTAINTY ; INVESTMENTS ; JAPAN;

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