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Firm investment, monetary transmission and balance-sheet problems in Japan: an investigation using micro data


  • Nagahata, Takashi
  • Sekine, Toshitaka


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  • Nagahata, Takashi & Sekine, Toshitaka, 2005. "Firm investment, monetary transmission and balance-sheet problems in Japan: an investigation using micro data," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 17(3), pages 345-369, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:japwor:v:17:y:2005:i:3:p:345-369

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