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Asian Fragmentation in the Global Financial Crisis

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  • Toshihiro OKUBO

    (Keio University)

  • Fukunari KIMURA

    (Keio University and ERIA)

  • Nozomu TESHIMA

    (House of Councillors, The National Diet of Japan)

Abstract

This paper studies the impact of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008 on Japanese exports, focusing on international production networks in machinery sectors. For our survival analysis, we estimate a Cox proportional hazards model. Consequently, we find that Japanese exports to Asian countries, parts and components trade in particular, were less likely to stop during the crisis. Even if they stopped, such trade is more likely to be revived. Therefore, regardless of the worldwide economic crisis, Japan maintained trade relationships in parts and components in the machinery sectors.

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  • Toshihiro OKUBO & Fukunari KIMURA & Nozomu TESHIMA, 2013. "Asian Fragmentation in the Global Financial Crisis," Working Papers DP-2013-38, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).
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    Keywords

    financial crisis; ASEAN trade; parts and components; exit-entry diagram; survival analysis;

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    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • F61 - International Economics - - Economic Impacts of Globalization - - - Microeconomic Impacts

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