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  • The Next Generation Automobile Industry as a Creative Industry 

    Asia, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2019-06-30)
    The aim of this paper is to describe the recent transformation of the automobile industry from a manufacturing industry to include aspects of the service and creative industries. Firstly , it reviews the recent trend of the automobile industry as a ...
  • Cool Japan, Creative Industries and Diversity 

    Iwabuchi, Koichi (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2019-06-30)
    This paper critically considers the operation and objective of Japan’s creative industry policy and suggests how to redesign it to align it with recent attention to cultural diversity . But the paper’s scope goes beyond business and extends to defining ...
  • Exporter Dynamics and Productivity Dispersion within Industry 

    Ito, Keiko (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2019-03-30)
    This paper uses firm-level panel data for Japan to examine between-firm productivity dispersion, and explore whether export market entry improves productivity and accelerates productivity catch-up by new exporters in relation to frontier firms. Even ...
  • Exchange Rate Movements, Exporting by Japanese firms, and the Role of R&D and Global Outsourcing 

    Inui, Tomohiko; Kim, Young Gak (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2019-03-30)
    We investigate the effect of the exchange rate on Japanese firms’ performance in the international markets, using a comprehensive Japanese firm-level dataset. We examine the effect of firm characteristics on firm export dynamics at the firm–region ...

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