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Table : IMES Discussion Paper Series
No. Author(s) Title/Keywords Date Full Text (PDF)
2000-E-34 Shigenori Shiratsuka Asset Prices, Financial Stability, and Monetary Policy: Based on Japan's Experience of the Asset Price Bubble
/Asset price bubble; Sustainable price stability; Stability of financial system; Monetary policy; Prudential policy
2000-11 238 KB
2000-E-33 Hitoshi MIO The Phillips Curve and Underlying Inflation
/underlying inflation, trimmed mean CPI, price change distribution, temporary relative price shock
2000-10 208 KB
2000-E-32 Shigenori Shiratsuka Is There a Desirable Rate of Inflation? A Theoretical and Empirical Survey
/Ultimate Objective of Monetary Policy; Welfare Costs of Inflation and Deflation; Measured Price Stability; Sustainable Price Stability; Constrained discretion
2000-10 352 KB
2000-E-31 Tokiko Shimizu, Shigenori Shiratsuka The Credit Risk of Japanese Banks during the Bubble Period: A Pilot Study of Macro Stress Simulation
/Credit Risk, Extended Value at Risk, Macro Stress Simulation, Asset Price Bubble, Macro Prudential Policy
2000-10 88 KB
2000-E-30 Thomas F. Cargill Monetary Policy, Deflation, and Economic History: Lessons for the Bank of Japan
/Bank of Japan; central bank independence; deflation; Federal Reserve; Great Depression period; inflation; inflation targeting; Riksbank
2000-09 107 KB
2000-E-29 Douglas W. Diamond Should Japanese Banks Be Recapitalized?
/Bank capital; Recapitalization; Relationship lending; Banking; Bank failure
2000-09 80 KB
2000-E-28 Makoto Saito, Shigenori Shiratsuka Financial Crises as the Failure of Arbitrage: Implications for Monetary Policy
/Financial market instability; Japan premium; Allocation of liquidity; Failure of arbitrage; Money market operation
2000-09 756 KB
2000-E-27 Marvin Goodfriend Financial Stability, Deflation, and Monetary Policy
/banking policy, deflation, financial distress, financial stability, liquidity, monetary policy, zero bound on interest rates
2000-09 128 KB
2000-E-26 John B. Taylor Low Inflation, Deflation, and Policies for Future Price Stability
/Monetary policy; Inflation; Policy rule; Money growth; Zero interest rate policy
2000-09 128 KB
2000-E-25 Allan H. Meltzer Monetary Transmission at Low Inflation: Some Clues from Japan in the 1990s 2000-09 144 KB
2000-E-24 Nobuyuki Oda, Kunio Okina Further Monetary Easing Policies under the Non-negativity Constraints of Nominal Interest Rates: Summary of the Discussion Based on Japan's Experience
/Monetary policy; Zero interest rate; Long-term interest rate; Market operation of outright purchase of long-term government bonds; Foreign exchange market intervention; Inflation targeting
2000-09 262 KB
2000-E-23 Lars E.O. Svensson The Zero Bound in an Open Economy:A Foolproof Way of Escaping from a Liquidity Trap
/Deflation, liquidity trap, nominal interest rates
2000-08 361 KB
2000-E-22 Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Hiroshi Fujiki, Sachiko Kuroda Nakada Structural Issues in the Japanese Labor Market -An era of variety, equity and efficiency or an era of bipolarization?-
/part-time worker, discouraged worker, Japanese employment system, unemployment
2000-08 454 KB
2000-E-21 Shigeki Miyajima, Warren E. Weber A Comparison of National Banks in Japan and the United States between 1872 and 1885
/national banking, banking history, bank regulation
2000-08 423 KB
2000-E-20 Naohiko Baba Uncertainty, Monitoring Costs, and Private Banks' Lending Decisions in a Duopolistic Loan Market: A Game-theoretic Real Options Approach
/Bank Lending, Uncertainty, Entry Decision, Monitoring Costs, Duopolistic Market, Real Options, Stochastic Game
2000-08 589 KB
/Foreign Exchange, Japan's Liquidity Trap, Trade Disputes
2000-08 194 KB
2000-E-18 Naohiko Baba Exploring the Role of Money in Asset Pricing in Japan: Does Monetary Consideration Significantly Improve the Empirical Performance of C-CAPM?
/Asset Pricing; CAPM; Money-in-the-Utility; Cash-in-Advance; Habit Formation; Volatility Bound; Market Frictions
2000-07 496 KB
2000-E-17 James Dow What is Systemic Risk? Moral hazard, initial shocks and propagation 2000-06 111 KB
2000-E-16 Hiroshi FUJIKI Budget Deficits and Inflation: A Theoretical and Empirical Survey
/hyperinflation, sustainability of government debt, budget institution, central bank independence, zero interest rate policy, structural reform
2000-06 367 KB
2000-E-15 Toshiyasu KATO, Toshinao YOSHIBA Model Risk and Its Control
/Model Risk, Pricing Model, Risk Measurement Model, Risk Management Systems, Reserves, Scenario Analysis, Position Limits.
2000-06 259 KB
2000-E-14 Yoshifumi HISATA, Yasuhiro YAMAI Research Toward the Practical Application of Liquidity Risk Evaluation Methods
/Liquidity risk; Value at risk; Market risk; Market impact; Optimal execution strategy; Optimal holding period
2000-06 281 KB
2000-E-13 Naruki Mori, Shigenori Shiratsuka, Hiroo Taguchi Policy Responses to the Post-bubble Adjustments in Japan: A Tentative Review
/Monetary Policy; Prudential Policy; Bursting of Bubble; Non-Performing Assets; Credit Channel; Management of Failure in Financial Institutions; Structural Problems
2000-05 409 KB
2000-E-12 Kunio Okina, Masaaki Shirakawa, Shigenori Shiratsuka The Asset Price Bubble and Monetary Policy: Japan's Experience in the Late 1980s and the Lessons
/Asset prices, bubble, intensified bullish expectations, monetary policy, sustained price stability, financial stability, forward-looking monetary policy
2000-05 551 KB
2000-E-11 Hiroshi Fujiki, Kunio Okina, Shigenori Shiratsuka Monetary Policy under Zero Interest Rate ---Viewpoints of Central Bank Economists ---
/Zero Interest Rate Policy; Quantitative Easing; Open Market Operation of Outright Purchase of Long-Term Government Bonds; Dispelling Deflationary Concern; Styles of Monetary Policy Management
2000-05 299 KB
2000-E-10 Akira IEDA, Kohei MARUMO, Toshinao YOSHIBA A Simplified Method for Calculating the Credit Risk of Lending Portfolios
/Credit Risk, Lending Portfolio, Monte Carlo Simulation, Credit ConcentrationDiversification, Correlation between Default Events
2000-05 190 KB
2000-E-9 Frank Packer Credit Ratings and the Japanese Corporate Bond Market
/credit ratings, credit risk, bond spreads, keiretsu
2000-05 92 KB
2000-E-8 Jon Danielsson, Yuji Morimoto Forecasting Extreme Financial Risk: A Critical Analysis of Practical Methods for the Japanese Market
/risk; regulation; extreme value theory; volatility; value-at-risk
2000-04 178 KB
2000-E-7 Takeo Hoshi What Happened to Japanese Banks?
/financial deregulation, bad loans, real estate lending, keiretsu loans
2000-03 282 KB
2000-E-6 Forum on the Development of Electronic Payment Technologies and Its Implications for Monetary policy: Interim Report 2000-02 213 KB
2000-E-5 Naohiko Baba Testing the Ex Ante Relationship between Asset and Investment Returns in Japan: An Application of the P-CAPM to the Japanese Asset Returns
/Asset Pricing; P-CAPM; GMM; Equity Premium Puzzle; Risk-free Rate Puzzle; Volatility Bound Test; q Theory of Investment
2000-02 429 KB
2000-E-4 Naohiko Baba A Reexamination of Ex Ante Pricing of Currency Risk in the Japanese Stock Market: A Pricing Kernel Approach
/Currency Risk; Asset Pricing; Volatility Bound Test; GMM; Stochastic Discount Factor; Arbitrage Pricing Theory
2000-02 699 KB
2000-E-3 Nobuyuki ODA, Tokiko SHIMIZU Prospects for Prudential Policy: Toward Achieving an Efficient and Stable Banking System
/Prudential policy; Market discipline; Lender of last resort; Deposit insurance; Capital adequacy rule; Systemic risk
2000-02 98 KB
2000-E-2 Naohiko Baba A Note on Hedging Incentives for Managers: An Application of the Principal-Agent Framework to Risk Management
/Risk management; Hedging incentive; Informational Asymmetry; Currency risk exposure; Principal-agent framework
2000-01 273 KB
2000-E-1 Naohiko Baba, Kyoji Fukao Currency Risk Exposure of Japanese Firms with Overseas Production Bases: Theory and Evidence
/Currency risk exposure; q theory of investment; Irreversibility; Panel data; Measurement errors; Endogeneity
2000-01 451 KB