“Brand” and performance in a new environment: Analysis of the law school market in Japan
AbstractUsing Japanese panel data for 2006-2009, this study attempts to examine how the pass rate of law school student taking the new bar examination influences the number of applicants for the law school in the following years. The major finding is that the higher the law school student pass rate, the greater the number of applicants for the law school becomes. Furthermore, the positive effect of the pass rate is larger for a prestigious university’s law school than for other schools. It follows that the “brand” and the school’s current performance are complementary in increasing demand for places in the law school.
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Date of creation: 05 Apr 2010
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brand; law school; Japan; demand;
Other versions of this item:
- Eiji Yamamura, 2011. "Brand and Performance in a New Environment: Analysis of the Law School Market in Japan," Atlantic Economic Journal, International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 39(2), pages 155-164, June.
- Yamamura, Eiji, 2010. "“Brand” and performance in a new environment: Analysis of the law school market in Japan," MPRA Paper 24257, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- K40 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - General
- A23 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Graduate
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-04-24 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2010-04-24 (Education)
- NEP-LAB-2010-04-24 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-LAW-2010-04-24 (Law & Economics)
- NEP-MKT-2010-04-24 (Marketing)
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