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Akihiko Kawaura

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First Name:Akihiko
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Last Name:Kawaura
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RePEc Short-ID:pka243
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http://www1.doshisha.ac.jp/~akawaura/english.html
Terminal Degree:1989 Department of Economics; University of Hawaii-Manoa (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Graduate School of Policy and Management
Doshisha University

Kyoto, Japan
http://sosei.doshisha.ac.jp/

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Research output

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Working papers

  1. Akihiko Kawaura, 2011. "Corporate Failure, Supply Shocks and Government Bailouts: A Case Study of Aloha Airlines," Working Papers 201103, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  2. Sumner LaCroix & Akihiko Kawaura, 2011. "Integration of North and South American Players in Japan's Professional Baseball Leagues," Working Papers 201114, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  3. Akihiko Kawaura & Sumner La Croix, 2011. "Integration of North and South American Players in Japan's Professional Baseball Leagues Teams in Japan’s two professional baseball leagues began to add foreign players to their rosters in the early 1," Working Papers 2011-14, University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
  4. Akihiko Kawaura & Sumner La Croix, 2010. "The Designated Hitter Rule in Baseball as a Natural Experiment," Working Papers 201005, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  5. Akihiko Kawaura, 2010. "Self-Serving Mayors and Local Government Consolidations in Japan," Working Papers 201014, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  6. Akihiko Kawaura & Sumner J La Croix, 2006. "The Designated Hitter Rule and Team Defensive Strategy in Japan’s Professional Baseball Leagues," Working Papers 200607, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  7. Sumner J. La Croix & Akihiko Kawaura, 2005. "Institutional Change in Japan: Theory, Evidence, and Reflections," Economics Study Area Working Papers 82, East-West Center, Economics Study Area.
  8. Kawaura, Akihiko, 2001. "Monetary Policy in Bhutan : Implications of Indian Rupee Circulation," ビジネス創造センターディスカッション・ペーパー (Discussion papers of the Center for Business Creation) 10252/4263, Otaru University of Commerce.
  9. Kawaura, Akihiko, 2000. "Deregulation, Monitoring and Ownership Structure : A Case Study of Japanese Banks," ビジネス創造センターディスカッション・ペーパー (Discussion papers of the Center for Business Creation) 10252/4251, Otaru University of Commerce.
  10. Kawaura, Akihiko, 1999. "Public Resources Allocation and Election System," ビジネス創造センターディスカッション・ペーパー (Discussion papers of the Center for Business Creation) 10252/4243, Otaru University of Commerce.
  11. Vittas, Dimitri & Akihiko Kawaura, 1995. "Policy-based finance, financial regulation, and financial sector development in Japan," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1443, The World Bank.
  12. Sumner J. La Croix & Akihiko Kawaura, 1993. "Property Right Regimes in Japanese Baseball: A New Look at the Rottenberg Invariance Proposition," Working Papers 199315, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  13. Sumner J. La Croix & Akihiko Kawaura, 1992. "Japan's Shift From Process to Product Patents in the Pharmaceutical Industry: An Event Study of the Impact on Japanese Firms," Working Papers 199201, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Akihiko Kawaura & Sumner Croix, 2016. "Integration Of North And South American Players In Japan'S Professional Baseball Leagues," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 57, pages 1107-1130, August.
  2. Akihiko Kawaura, 2015. "A tale of two duopolies: collusion and exit in a local airline industry," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(8), pages 664-667, May.
  3. Akihiko Kawaura, 2011. "Legislator Incentives In A Fragile Democracy: Evidence From Budget Allocation In Thailand," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 29(3), pages 407-415, July.
  4. Akihiko Kawaura, 2010. "Designated Hitter Rule Debate: A Search for Mr. Hyde in Pitchers," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 11(3), pages 349-357, June.
  5. Akihiko Kawaura & Sumner J. La Croix, 2007. "The Designated Hitter Rule and Team Defensive Strategy in Japan's Professional Baseball Leagues," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 8(5), pages 491-504, October.
  6. Akihiko Kawaura, 2004. "Deregulation and governance: plight of Japanese banks in the 1990s," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(5), pages 479-484.
  7. Kawaura, Akihiko, 2003. "Public Resource Allocation and Electoral Systems in the U.S. and Japan," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 115(1-2), pages 63-81, April.
  8. La Croix, Sumner J & Kawaura, Akihiko, 1999. "Rule Changes and Competitive Balance in Japanese Professional Baseball," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 37(2), pages 353-368, April.
  9. Kawaura, Akihiko & La Croix, Sumner J, 1995. "Japan's Shift from Process to Product Patents in the Pharmaceutical Industry: An Event Study of the Impact on Japanese Firms," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 33(1), pages 88-103, January.

Chapters

  1. Akihiko Kawaura & Sumner La Croix, 2016. "The very short tenure of foreign players in Japanese professional baseball, 1951–2004," Chapters,in: Sports Through the Lens of Economic History, chapter 3, pages 30-54 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Akihiko Kawaura, 2010. "Self-Serving Mayors and Local Government Consolidations in Japan," Working Papers 201014, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Weese, Eric, 2013. "Political Mergers as Coalition Formation: An Analysis of the Heisei Municipal Amalgamations," Working Papers 113, Yale University, Department of Economics.
    2. Hirota, Haruaki & Yunoue, Hideo, 2017. "Evaluation of the fiscal effect on municipal mergers: Quasi-experimental evidence from Japanese municipal data," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 132-149.
    3. Hirota, Haruaki & Yunoue, Hideo, 2011. "Municipal mergers and special provisions of local council members in Japan," MPRA Paper 37485, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Saito, Hitoshi & Hirota, Haruaki & Yunoue, Hideo & Miyaki, Miki, 2017. "Does municipal mergers internalize spatial spillover effects? Empirical evidence from Japanese municipalities," MPRA Paper 76833, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  2. Sumner J. La Croix & Akihiko Kawaura, 2005. "Institutional Change in Japan: Theory, Evidence, and Reflections," Economics Study Area Working Papers 82, East-West Center, Economics Study Area.

    Cited by:

    1. Werner Pascha & Cornelia Storz & Markus Taube, 2011. "Coordination between Inertia and Dynamic Development: An Overview of Issues and Contributions," Chapters,in: Institutional Variety in East Asia, chapter 1 Edward Elgar Publishing.

  3. Vittas, Dimitri & Akihiko Kawaura, 1995. "Policy-based finance, financial regulation, and financial sector development in Japan," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1443, The World Bank.

    Cited by:

    1. Packer, Frank, 1995. "Before main banks : a selective historical overview of Japan's prewar financialsystem," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1537, The World Bank.

  4. Sumner J. La Croix & Akihiko Kawaura, 1992. "Japan's Shift From Process to Product Patents in the Pharmaceutical Industry: An Event Study of the Impact on Japanese Firms," Working Papers 199201, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Ming Liu & Sumner la Croix, 2013. "A Cross-Country Index of Intellectual Property Rights in Pharmaceutical Innovations," Working Papers 201313, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
    2. Sumner La Croix & Denise Eby Konan, 2002. "Intellectual Property Rights in China: The Changing Political Economy of Chinese-American Interests," Economics Study Area Working Papers 39, East-West Center, Economics Study Area.
    3. Gamba, Simona, 2017. "The Effect of Intellectual Property Rights on Domestic Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Sector," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 99(C), pages 15-27.
    4. Ming Liu & Sumner La Croix, 2014. "The Impact of Stronger Property Rights in Pharmaceuticals on Innovation in Developed and Developing Countries," Working Papers 201407, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
    5. Jörg Mahlich, 2010. "Patents and performance in the Japanese pharmaceutical industry: An institution-based view," Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Springer, vol. 27(1), pages 99-113, March.
    6. Sumner La Croix, 1994. "Korea's Shift from Process to Product Patents in the Pharmaceutical Industry: An Event Study of the Impact of American Pressure on Korean Film," Working Papers 199402, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
    7. Nahoko Mitsuyama, 2013. "Stock Market Reaction to Patent Value in Japan: an Event Study Analysis," Journal of Knowledge Management, Economics and Information Technology, ScientificPapers.org, vol. 3(6), pages 1-12, December.

Articles

  1. Akihiko Kawaura, 2011. "Legislator Incentives In A Fragile Democracy: Evidence From Budget Allocation In Thailand," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 29(3), pages 407-415, July.

    Cited by:

    1. Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, 2014. "Rethinking spatial inequalities in development: the primacy of politics and power relations," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series esid-029-14, BWPI, The University of Manchester.

  2. Akihiko Kawaura, 2010. "Designated Hitter Rule Debate: A Search for Mr. Hyde in Pitchers," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 11(3), pages 349-357, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Akihiko Kawaura & Sumner La Croix, 2010. "The Designated Hitter Rule in Baseball as a Natural Experiment," Working Papers 201005, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.

  3. Kawaura, Akihiko, 2003. "Public Resource Allocation and Electoral Systems in the U.S. and Japan," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 115(1-2), pages 63-81, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Sebastian Galiani & Iván Torre & Gustavo Torrens, 2016. "Fiscal Federalism and Legislative Malapportionment: Causal Evidence from Independent but Related Natural Experiments," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(1), pages 133-159, March.
    2. Eiji Yamamura & Yoshiro Tsutsui & Fumio Ohtake, 2015. "Relative income position and happiness: are cabinet supporters different from others in Japan?," ISER Discussion Paper 0921, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
    3. William Hankins & Gary Hoover & Paul Pecorino, 2017. "Party polarization, political alignment, and federal grant spending at the state level," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 18(4), pages 351-389, November.
    4. Masami Imai, 2009. "Political Determinants of Government Loans in Japan," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 52(1), pages 41-70, February.
    5. Alejandro Rodriguez & Alvin Brown, 2013. "Urban Governance Reform Index: An Alignment of Traditional Reform and Public Choice Propositions," Public Organization Review, Springer, vol. 13(3), pages 229-243, September.

  4. La Croix, Sumner J & Kawaura, Akihiko, 1999. "Rule Changes and Competitive Balance in Japanese Professional Baseball," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 37(2), pages 353-368, April.

    Cited by:

    1. yamamura, eiji, 2008. "Game Information, Local Heroes, And Their Effect On Attendance: The Case Of The Japanese Baseball League," MPRA Paper 10303, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Akihiko Kawaura & Sumner J. La Croix, 2005. "The Designated Hitter Rule and Team Defensive Strategy in Japan's Professional Baseball Leagues," Economics Study Area Working Papers 80, East-West Center, Economics Study Area.
    3. Stefan Szymanski, 2003. "The Economic Design of Sporting Contests," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 41(4), pages 1137-1187, December.
    4. Hayley Jang & Young Hoon Lee, 2016. "A Business Analysis of Asian Baseball Leagues," Asian Economic Policy Review, Japan Center for Economic Research, vol. 11(1), pages 95-112, January.
    5. Martin Schmidt & David Berri, 2002. "Competitive Balance and Market Size in Major League Baseball: A Response to Baseball's Blue Ribbon Panel," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 21(1), pages 41-54, August.
    6. Akihiko Kawaura & Sumner La Croix, 2010. "The Designated Hitter Rule in Baseball as a Natural Experiment," Working Papers 201005, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
    7. Yamamura, Eiji, 2012. "Effect of the Fukushima accident on saving electricity: The case of the Japanese Professional Baseball League," MPRA Paper 42674, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Kenneth Linna & Evan Moore & Rodney Paul & Andrew Weinbach, 2014. "The Effects of the Clock and Kickoff Rule Changes on Actual and Market-Based Expected Scoring in NCAA Football," International Journal of Financial Studies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 2(2), pages 1-14, April.
    9. Fort, Rodney & Maxcy, Joel & Diehl, Mark, 2016. "Uncertainty by regulation: Rottenberg׳s invariance principle," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(3), pages 454-467.
    10. Eiji Yamamura, 2011. "Game Information, Local Heroes, and Their Effect on Attendance: The Case of the Japanese Baseball League," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 12(1), pages 20-35, February.
    11. Allen R. Sanderson & John J. Siegfried, 2003. "Thinking About Competitive Balance," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0318, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
    12. Stefan Szymanski, 2007. "The Champions League And The Coase Theorem," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 54(3), pages 355-373, July.
    13. yamamura, eiji, 2006. "Team Payroll, Competitive Balance, and Team Performance in the Japan Professional Baseball League: A Study using 1993-2004 Panel Data," MPRA Paper 10836, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    14. Young Hoon Lee & Yongdai Kim & Sara Kim, 2016. "A Bias-Corrected Estimator of Competitive Balance in Sports Leagues," Working Papers 1611, Research Institute for Market Economy, Sogang University.
    15. Yamamura, Eiji & Shin, Inyong, 2008. "The influence of a leader and social interaction on attendance: The case of the Japanese professional baseball league, 1952-2003," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 37(4), pages 1412-1426, August.

  5. Kawaura, Akihiko & La Croix, Sumner J, 1995. "Japan's Shift from Process to Product Patents in the Pharmaceutical Industry: An Event Study of the Impact on Japanese Firms," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 33(1), pages 88-103, January.
    See citations under working paper version above.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 6 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (3) 2006-04-22 2010-04-24 2011-11-14
  2. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2010-10-16 2011-11-14
  3. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2011-04-16
  4. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (1) 2010-10-16
  5. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2010-04-24
  6. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (1) 2011-04-16
  7. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2010-10-16
  8. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2010-10-16

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