Institute of Economic Research,Research Division of Economic Measurement and Statistics
Morikawa Masayuki
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1.Price Competition vs. Quality Competition: Evidence from Firm Surveys (forthcoming)
Journal of Economics and Business 2021 Academic journal
2.Employer-provided Training and Productivity: Evidence from a Panel of Japanese Firms (forthcoming)
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies 2021 Academic journal
3.Productivity of Firms Using Relief Policies during the COVID-19 Crisis (forthcoming)
Economics Letters Vol.203 2021 Academic journal
4.Uncertainty in Long-Term Macroeconomic Forecasts: Ex post Evaluation of Forecasts by Economics Researchers
Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 2021 Academic journal
5.Effects of Outside Directors on Firms’ Investments and Performance: Evidence from a Quasi Natural Experiment in Japan
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies Vol.56,No.June, 101074 2020 Academic journal
ISSN 0889-1583doi
6.Policy Uncertainty and Saving Attitude: Evidence from a Survey on Consumers
Journal of Consumer Affairs Vol.53,No.3,pp.1297-1311 2019 Academic journal
ISSN 1745-6606doi
7.Uncertainty over Production Forecasts: An Empirical Analysis Using Monthly Quantitative Survey Data
Journal of Macroeconomics Vol.60,No.June,pp.163-179 2019 Academic journal
ISSN 0164-0704doi
8.Dispersion and Volatility of TFPQ and TFPR: Findings from Three Service Industries
Industrial and Corporate Change Vol.28,No.6,pp.1515-1531 2019 Academic journal
ISSN 0960-6491doi
9.Innovation in the Service Sector and the Role of Patents and Trade Secrets: Evidence from Japanese Firms
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies Vol.51,No.March,pp.43-51 2019 Academic journal
ISSN 0889-1583doi
10.Firm Heterogeneity and International Trade in Services
The World Economy Vol.42,No.1,pp.268-295 2019 Academic journal
ISSN 1467-9701doi
11.Occupational Licenses and Labor Market Outcomes in Japan
Japan and the World Economy Vol.48,No.December,pp.45-56 2018 Academic journal
ISSN 0922-1425doi
12.Firm's Expectations about the Impact of AI and Robotics: Evidence from a Survey
Economic Inquiry Vol.55,No.2,pp.1054-1063 2017 Academic journal
ISSN 1465-7295doi
13.What Types of Policy Uncertainties Matter for Business?
Pacific Economic Review Vol.21,No.5,pp.527-540 2016 Academic journal
ISSN 1468-0106doi
14.How Uncertain Are Economic Policies? New Evidence from a Firm Survey
Economic Analysis and Policy Vol.52,No.December,pp.114-122 2016 Academic journal
ISSN 0313-5926doi
15.Factoryless Goods Producers in Japan
Japan and the World Economy Vol.40,No.December,pp.9-15 2016 Academic journal
ISSN 0922-1425doi
16.Business Uncertainty and Investment: Evidence from Japanese Companies
Journal of Macroeconomics Vol.49,No.September,pp.224-236 2016 Academic journal
ISSN 0164-0704doi
17.What Types of Companies Have Female Directors? Evidence from Japan
Japan and the World Economy Vol.37-38,No.March-May,pp.1-7 2016 Academic journal
ISSN 0922-1425doi
18.A Comparison of the Wage Structure between the Public and Private Sectors in Japan
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies Vol.39,No.March,pp.73-90 2016 Academic journal
ISSN 0889-1583doi
19.Are Large Headquarters Unproductive?
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Vol.119,No.November,pp.422-436 2015 Academic journal
ISSN 0167-2681doi
20.Postgraduate Education and Labor Market Outcomes: An Empirical Analysis Using Micro Data from Japan
Industrial Relations Vol.54,No.3,pp.499-520 2015 Academic journal
ISSN 1468-232Xdoi
21.Financial Constraints on Intangible Investments: Evidence from Japanese Firms
in Ahmed Bounfour and Tsutomu Miyagawa eds. Intangibles, Market Failure and Innovation Performance, Springer, Ch. 6 pp.139-155 2015 Book
ISBN 978-3-319-07532-7doiLink
22. Financing Intangible Investment
Vol.49,No.1,pp.45-52 2015 Academic journal
ISSN 0286-9713doi
23.Productivity and Survival of Family Firms in Japan
Journal of Economics and Business Vol.70,No.November-December,pp.111-125 2013 Academic journal
ISSN 0148-6195doi
24.Demand Fluctuations and Productivity of Service Industries
Economics Letters Vol.117,No.1,pp.256-258 2012 Academic journal
ISSN 0165-1765doi
25.Population Density and Efficiency in Energy Consumption: An Empirical Analysis of Service Establishments
Energy Economics Vol.34,No.5,pp.1617-1622 2012 Academic journal
ISSN 0140-9883doi
26.Economies of Density and Productivity in Service Industries: An Analysis of Personal Service Industries Based on Establishment-Level Data
Review of Economics and Statistics Vol.93,No.1,pp.179-192 2011 Academic journal
ISSN 0034-6535doi
27.Labor Unions and Productivity: An Empirical Analysis Using Japanese Firm-Level Data
Labour Economics Vol.17,No.6,pp.1030-1037 2010 Academic journal
ISSN 0927-5371doi
28.Information Technology and the Performance of Japanese SMEs
Small Business Economics Vol.23,No.3,pp.171-177 2004 Academic journal
ISSN 0921-898XLink
29.Wage Differentials between Industries in Asian Countries(jointly worked)
in Toshiaki Tachibanaki ed., Wage Differentials: An International Comparison, Macmillan, Ch.10 pp.328-367 1998 Book
ISBN 978-1-349-26283-0doi
30.Economic Development in Asian Countries, and the Effect of Trade in Asia on Employment and Wages in Japan(jointly worked)
Asian Economic Journal Vol.12,No.2,pp.123-151 1988 Academic journal
ISSN 1467-8381doi


1.Uncertainty of Firms' Economic Outlook During the COVID-19 Crisis
RIETI Discussion Paper, 21-E-042 2021 Other
2.Productivity of Firms Using Relief Policies During the COVID-19 Crisis
RIETI Policy Discussion Paper, 21-P-006 2021 Other
3.Productivity of Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from a Firm Survey
RIETI Discussion Paper, 21-E-002 2021 Other
4.Productivity of Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from an Employee Survey
RIETI Discussion Paper, 20-E-073 2020 Other
5.Heterogeneous Relationships between Automation Technologies and Skilled Labor: Evidence from a Firm Survey
RIETI Discussion Paper, 20-E-004 2020 Other
6.Uncertainty in Long-Term Macroeconomic Forecasts: Ex Post Evaluation of Forecasts by Researchers in Economics
RIETI Discussion Paper, 19-E-084 2019 Other
7.Minimum Wages and Productivity: Evidence from Japan
RIETI Policy Discussion Paper, 19-P015 2019 Other
8.Price Competition vs. Quality Competition: Evidence from Firm Surveys
RIETI Discussion Paper, 19-E-075 2019 Other
9.Firms’ Subjective Uncertainty and Forecast Errors
RIETI Discussion Paper, 19-E-055 2019 Other
10.Employer-provided Training and Productivity: Evidence from a Panel of Japanese Firms
RIETI Discussion Paper, 19-E-005 2019 Other
11.Measuring Firm-Level Uncertainty: New Evidence from a Business Outlook Survey
RIETI Discussion Paper, 18-E-030 2018 Other
12.Long Commuting Time and the Benefits of Telecommuting
RIETI Discussion Paper, 18-E-025 2018 Other
13.Effects of Distance and Borders on International and Interregional Tourist Flows: A Micro-Gravity Analysis
RIETI Discussion Paper, 18-E-021 2018 Other
14.Smoking, Obesity, and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Japan
RIETI Discussion Paper, 18-E-023 2018 Other
15.Uncertainty over Working Schedules and Compensating Wage Differentials: From the Viewpoint of Labor Management
RIETI Discussion Paper, 18-E-015 2018 Other
16.Impact of Foreign Tourists on Productivity in the Accommodation Industry: A Panel Data Analysis
RIETI Discussion Paper, 17-E-106 2017 Other
17.Are Part-Time Employees Underpaid or Overpaid? Productivity–Wage Gaps in Japan
RIETI Discussion Paper, 17-E-077 2017 Other
18.Who Are Afraid of Losing Their Jobs to Artificial Intelligence and Robots? Evidence from a Survey
RIETI Discussion Paper, 17-E-069 2017 Other
19.Location and Productivity of Knowledge- and Information-Intensive Business Services
RIETI Discussion Paper, 16-E-067 2016 Other
20.Foreign Tourists and Capacity Utilization in the Accommodation Industry
RIETI Discussion Paper, 16-E-064 2016 Other
21.Uncertainty over Exchange Rates and Exports: Evidence from Dispersion of Expectations as a Measure of Uncertainty
RIETI Discussion Paper, 16-E-010 2016 Other
22.Business Restructuring of Japanese Firms: Structural Changes during the ‘Lost Decades’
RIETI Discussion Paper, 13-E-083 2013 Other
23.Stock Options and Productivity: An Empirical Analysis of Japanese Firms
RIETI Discussion Paper, 12-E-011 2012 Other
24.Urban Density, Human Capital, and Productivity: An Empirical Analysis Using Wage Data
RIETI Discussion Paper, 11-E-060 2011 Other
25.Insecurity of Employment and Work-Life Balance: From the Viewpoint of Compensating Wage Differentials
RIETI Discussion Paper, 10-E-052 2010 Other
26.Economies of Scale and Hospital Productivity: An Empirical Analysis of Medical Area Level Panel Data
RIETI Discussion Paper, 10-E-050 2010 Other
27.Volatility, Nonstandard Employment, and Productivity: An Empirical Analysis Using Firm-Level Data
RIETI Discussion Paper, 10-E-025 2010 Other
28.Working Hours of Part-Timers and the Measurement of Firm-Level Productivity
RIETI Discussion Paper, 10-E-015 2010 Other

Oral Presentation

NOName of subject/Conference NameYearSite
1.Teleworking Productivity: How to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus?(CEPR-RIETI Webinar Economics in the time of Covid-19: The economic impact on Asia)
2020.03Video (YouTube)

Scientific Research Funds Results

NOResearch subjectResearch itemYear
1.Evaluating the Effects of Recent Industrial Policies on Productivity: Micro Data Analysis
Scientific Research (B)2018-2021
2.Dynamic Analysis on Productivity in the Service Industries
Scientific Research (B)2014-2018
3.Empirical Study on Uncertainty and Firm Behavior Using Micro Data
challenging Exploratory Research2014-2016
4.Empirical study on corporate governance, human resources management, and productivity
Scientific Research (B)2011-2014
Scientific Research (C)2008
Encourangement of Scientists1997-1998
Encourangement of Scientists1996
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