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Bank of Japan Working Paper Series, Review Series, and Research Laboratory Series

The latest releases of Bank of Japan Working Paper Series, Bank of Japan Review Series, and Bank of Japan Research Laboratory Series.

Bank of Japan Working Paper Series

The Bank of Japan Working Paper Series is a compilation of the results of research activities of the Bank's staff and outside researchers. The Bank's intention in introducing the series is to welcome a wide range of comments from research institutes and researchers in Japan and abroad.

Table : Bank of Japan Working Paper Series
No. Date Author Title Full Text
19-E-17 Dec. 25, 2019 Yosuke Uno, Ko Adachi "Don't know" Tells: Calculating Non-Response Bias in Firms' Inflation Expectations Using Machine Learning Techniques  [PDF 579KB]
19-E-16 Nov. 22, 2019 Tomiyuki Kitamura, Masaki Tanaka Firms' Inflation Expectations under Rational Inattention and Sticky Information: An Analysis with a Small-Scale Macroeconomic Model  [PDF 1,331KB]
19-E-15 Nov. 22, 2019 Haruhiko Inatsugu, Tomiyuki Kitamura, Taichi Matsuda The Formation of Firms' Inflation Expectations: A Survey Data Analysis  [PDF 310KB]

Bank of Japan Review Series

The Bank of Japan Review Series explains recent economic and financial topics in a plain and concise manner for a wide range of readers.

Table : Bank of Japan Review Series
No. Date Author Title Full Text
19-E-1 Apr. 19, 2019 Kunihiro Akutsu, Yasutaka Koike Analysis of private consumption using weather data  [PDF 185KB]
18-E-3 Nov. 20, 2018 Yui Mukoyama, Naoya Kikuta, and Kazuaki Washimi Investment Patterns of Japanese Retail Investors in Foreign Exchange Margin Trading  [PDF 297KB]
18-E-2 Oct. 24, 2018 Kaori Saito, Kazunori Hiyama, Kyosuke Shiotani International Comparison of the BIS International Banking Statistics: Estimates of the Positions Excluding Trustee Business  [PDF 301KB]

Bank of Japan Research Laboratory Series

The Bank of Japan Research Laboratory Series explains the results of research activities of the Bank's staff and outside researchers in a plain and concise manner for a wide range of readers.

Table : Bank of Japan Research Laboratory Series
No. Date Author Title
19-E-3 Dec. 24, 2019 Kenji Hayashi, Hiroyuki Takano, Makoto Chiba, Yasuhiro Takamoto Summary of the Report of the Study Group on Legal Issues regarding Central Bank Digital Currency 
19-E-2 Jul.  9, 2019 Tomohide Mineyama, Wataru Hirata, Kenji Nishizaki Costs and Benefits of Inflation: A Model Analysis of Japan and the U.S. 
19-E-1 Apr. 26, 2019 Makoto Chiba, Mikari Kashima, Kenta Sekiguchi Legal Responsibility in Investment Decisions Using Algorithms and AI