Masao Nakamura

nakamuraB.S., M.S. (Keio), Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins)
Professor

Office: 272 Henry Angus Building
Tel: (604) 822-8434
Fax: (604) 822-8477
E-mail: masao.nakamura@sauder.ubc.ca

Mailing Address:
The University of British Columbia
Sauder School of Business
2053 Main Mall
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
V6T 1Z2

Other Positions

Konwakai Japan Research Chair

Editorial Board, Managerial & Decision Economics, Open Environmental Sciences, J. of Business and Financial Affairs

(Masao Nakamura is also affiliated with UBC’s Centre for Japanese Research and

Institute of Asian Research.)

  

Research and Teaching Interests

 

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Publications

Books

Changing Corporate Governance Practices in China and Japan: Adaptations of Anglo-American Practices (Ed.) , Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York, 2008. (Book flyer)

 

The Input-Output Tables for Environmental Analysis and its Applications (Kankyo Bunsekiyo Sangyo Renkanhyo to sono Oyo), in Japanese, (with H. Hayami, S. Nakano and M. Suzuki), 219 pages, Keio University Press, Tokyo, 2008, ISBN 978-4-7664-1512-4.  (Book flyer)   

 

Changing Japanese Business, Economy, and Society: Globalization of Post-Bubble Japan(Ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2004.  (Book flyer)

 

Alliances, Cooperative Ventures and the Role of Government In The Knowledge Based Economy: Policy Issues for Canada and Beyond(Ed.), 326 pages. Includes index. Centre for Japanese Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2002, ISBN 0-88865-758-7.

 

The Japanese Business and Economic System: History and Prospects for the 21st Century(Ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2001.  (Book flyer)

 

The Input-Output Table for Environmental Analysis (Kankyo Bunsekiyo Sangyo Renkanhyo), in Japanese, (with K.Asakura, H.Hayami, M.Mizoshita, S.Nakano, M.Shinozaki, A.Washizu and K.Yoshioka), 236 pages, 2001, Keio University Press, Tokyo, ISBN4-7664-0847-0. (Book flyer)

 

Technological Progress and Competitiveness (with S. Globerman, K.Ruckman, I.Vertinsky and T.Williamson), Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Ottawa, 1998.  ISBN 0-662-27600-0, Cat.No. Fo 42-288/1998E  French version available (ISBN 0-662-27600-0, Cat.No. Fo 42-298/1999E).

 

Japan in the Global Age: Cultural, Historical and Political Issues on Asia, Environment, Households and International Communication( Ed.), 227 pages. Includes index. Centre for Japanese Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2001, ISBN 0-88865-748-X.

 

Japanese Economic Policies and Growth:Implications for Businesses in Canada and North America, (with I. Vertinsky), 1994, University of Alberta Press.  Reviews of this book are found in: Pacific Affairs 69, No.1, 1996, pp.144-145, by Carl Mosk; Canadian Public Policy XXII, No.3,1996, pp.301-302, by William J. Milne.

 

Sources of Total Factor Productivity for Japanese Manufacturing Industries, 1964-1988: Issues in Scale Economies, Technical Progress, Industrial Policies and Measurement Methodologies, (with K. Yoshioka and T. Nakajima), Keio Economic Observatory Research Monograph Series, Keio University, Tokyo, 1994.

 

The Second Paycheck: A Socio-economic Analysis of Earnings,(with A. Nakamura), with Foreword by James J. Heckman, Academic Press (1985). Reviews of this book are found in: Journal of Economic Literature 125, 1987, pp. 162-163, by Solomon W. Polachek; Industrial and Labor Relations Review 40, 1987, p. 301, by Morley Gunderson; Choice, January 1986, p. 776, by E.P. Hoffman; Journal of the American Statistical Association 182, 1987, pp. 684-685, by M. Anne Hill; Economic Journal 96, 1986, p. 896, by Shirley Dex; Journal of Political Economy 95, 1987, pp. 653-656, by Martin D. Dooley; Economic Studies Quarterly 39, 1988, pp. 284-286, by T. Inoki (in Japanese).

 

Employment and Earnings of Married Females ,(with A. Nakamura and D. Cullen), 1971 Census Analytic Studies Programme, Statistics Canada (December 1979) (available in English and French). Abstracted in Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 18, No. 2 (June 1980), pp. 713-714.

 

 

Journal Articles

 

Globalization and sustainability of Japan’s internal labor markets: foreign direct investment (FDI) and wages at Japanese manufacturing firms, Journal of Asian and African Studies 48, 2013, 396–412. [pdf]

 

Corporate social responsibility and corporate governance: Japanese firms and selective adaptation, (with S. Rebien), UBC Law Review 45, 2012, 723-778. [pdf]

 

Implications of the Japan model for corporate governance and management for China and other emerging economies in Asia, (with W.M. Fruin), Journal of Asia Business Studies 6, 2012, 122 – 142. [pdf]

 

Wages, overseas investment and ownership: Implications for internal labor markets in Japan, (with H. Hayami and A. Nakamura), International Journal of Human Resource Management 23, 2012, 2959-2974.  [pdf]

 

Japanese Corporate Governance Reform, Globalization and Selective Adaptation, Journal of Asian Business 25, 2012, 1-34. [pdf , a large file]  

 

Twentieth century models for the twenty-first century: models of fast growing firms and industries in the twentieth century for fast growing firms and industries in the twenty-first century (with W.M. Fruin), Journal of Asia Business Studies 6, 2012, 160 – 175. [pdf]

 

Adoption and Policy Implications of Japan’s New Corporate Governance Practices after the Reform, Asia Pacific Journal of Management 28, 2011, 187-213.  [pdf

 

Returns to scale: concept, estimation and analysis of Japan’s turbulent 1964-1988 economy, (with W.E.Diewert, T. Nakajima, A. Nakamura, and E. Nakamura), Canadian Journal of Economics 44, 2011, 451-485.  [pdf]

 

Learning in collaborative R&D: When multinationality matters (with O. Branzeia and I. Vertinsky), Asian Business and Management 10, 2011, 9-36.  (An earlier version of this paper received the 2008 Palgrave Macmillan and Association of Japanese Business Studies best paper award in the 2008 Annual AJBS conference in Milan, Italy, 29-30 June, 2008.)  [pdf]  

 

The impact of operational characteristics on firms' EMS decisions: Strategic adoption of ISO 14001 certifications, (with T. Takahashi), Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management 17, 2010, 215–229. [pdf]

 

Business Groups and the Big Push: Meiji Japan's Mass Privatization and Subsequent Growth, (with R. Morck), Enterprise and Society 8, 2007, 543-601. [pdf

Greenhouse gas emissions in Canada and Japan: Sector-specific estimates and managerial and economic implications, (with H. Hayami), Journal of Environmental Management 85, 2007, 371-392. [pdf]

Technical change in a bubble economy: Japanese manufacturing firms in the 1990s, (with T. Nakajima, A. Nakamura and E. Nakamura), Empirica (Journal of Applied Economics and Economic Policy) 34, 2007, 247-271. [pdf

Japanese corporate governance practices in the post-bubble era: Implications of institutional and legal reforms in the 1990s and early 2000s, International Journal of Disclosure and Governance 3, 2006, 233-261. [pdf]

Electricity Markets Volatility: Estimates, Regularities and Risk Management Applications," Energy Policy 34, 2006, 1736-1749. [pdf]

Joint venture instability, learning and the relative bargaining power of the parent firms, International Business Review 14, 2005, 465-493. [pdf]

The Life Cycle CO2 Emission Performance of the DOE/NASA Solar Power Satellite System: A Comparison of Alternative Power Generation Systems in Japan, (with H.Hayami and K.Yoshioka),IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part C, 35, August 2005, 391-400. [pdf]

Bureaucratization of Environmental Management and Corporate Greening: An Empirical Analysis of Large Manufacturing Firms In Japan, (with T.Takahashi), Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management 12, 2005, 210–219. [pdf]

How the Organizational Structure of Environmental Management Influence Corporate Greening: An Empirical Analysis of Large Manufacturing Firms in Japan, (with T.Takahashi), Environmental Information Science (Kankyo Joho Kagaku), (in Japanese with English abstract), Vol. 33, No. 1, March 2004, 52-61.

Firm Performance, Knowledge Transfer and International Joint Ventures,  (with A.Nakamura), International Journal of Technology Management (Journal international de la gestion technologique; Internationale Zeitschrift für technologiemanagement), 27, 2004, 731-746. [pdf]

Corporate Governance and Management Practices in Japan: Current Issues, Corporate Ownership and Control1, No. 2, 2004, 38-52.  [pdf]

A Joint Japan-China Research Project for Reducing Pollution in China in the Context of the Kyoto Protocol Clean Development Mechanism (CDM): Case Study of the Desulfurdized Bio-Coal Briquette Experiments in Shenyang and Chengdu, (with H.Hayami and K.Yoshioka),Managerial and Decision Economics,24, 2003, 213-229. [pdf]

Cooperative R&D and the Canadian Forest Products Industry, (with H.Nelson and Vertinsky),  Managerial and Decision Economics,24, 2003, 147-169. [pdf]

Research alliances and collaborations: Introduction, Managerial and Decision Economics 24, 2003, 47-49. [pdf

Mixed Ownership of Industrial Firms in Japan: Debt Financing, Banks and Vertical Keiretsu Groups, Economic Systems,26, 2002, 231-247. [pdf]

A Contingent Claim Analysis of Closed-End Fund Premia, (with B.Korkie and H.J. Turtle), International Review of Financial Analysis,10, 2001, 365-394. [pdf]

Response of Canadian Industry to Climate Change: Is It up to the Kyoto Challenge? (with T.Takahashi, van Kooten and I. Vertinsky), Journal of Environmental Management,63, 2001, 149-161. [pdf]

Why Japanese Firms Choose to Certify: A Study of Managerial Responses to Environmental Issues (with T.Takahashi and I.Vertinsky), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management,42, 2001, 23-52. [pdf]

Banks, Ownership Structure, and Firm Value in Japan (with R.Morck and A.Shivdasani), Journal of Business,73, 2000, 539-569. [pdf]

Banks and Corporate Control in Japan (with R. Morck), Journal of Finance, 54, 1999, 319-339. [pdf]

The Asia-Pacific Economy in Transition, Business Review Journal, 1999, 13-15.

Model Specification and Endogeneity (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Econometrics 83, 1998, 213-237. [pdf]

 

The Bonus Shares of Flexible Pay in Germany, Japan and the U.S.: Some Empirical Regularities (with O. Hubler), Japan and the World Economy 10, 1998, 221-223. [pdf]

Innovation, Strategy and Canada's Forest Products Industry (with S.Globerman, K.Ruckman and I.Vertinsky), Canadian Public Policy 14, 1998, Supplement S27-S40.  [pdf]

Adoption of Just-in-Time Manufacturing Methods at U.S.- and Japanese-Owned Plants: Some Empirical Evidence (with S. Sakakibara and R. Schroeder), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 45, 1998, 230-240. [pdf]

Nonverifiability, Noncontractibility and Ownership Determination Models in Foreign Direct Investment, with an Application to Foreign Operations in Japan (with J. Xie), International Journal of Industrial Organization, 16, 1998, 571-599. [pdf]

Block Holding and Keiretsu in Japan: The Effects of Capital Markets Liberalization Measures on the Stock Market (with B.Korkie), Journal of International Money and Finance 16, 1997, 113-140. [pdf]

An Index Number Method for Estimating Scale Economies and Technical Progress using Time-series and Cross-section data: Sources of Total Factor Productivity Growth for Japanese Manufacturing, 1964-1988 (with T.Nakajima and K.Yoshioka), Japanese Economic Review 49, 1998, 310-334. [pdf]

Adoption of Just-in-Time Manufacturing Methods at U.S.- and Japanese-Owned Plants: Some Empirical Evidence (with S.Sakakibara and R.Schroeder), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 45, 1998, 230-240. [pdf]

Asia-Pacific in Transition, Association for Canadian Studies Bulletin 20, Spring 1998, 16-19.

Top-Down Production Management: A Recent Trend in the Japanese Productivity Enhancement Movement (with M. Fruin), Managerial and Decision Economics 18, 1997, 131-139. [pdf]

Japanese Technology Management: Introduction, Managerial and Decision Economics 18, 1997, 71-72. [pdf]

Does Culture Matter in Inter-firm Cooperation: Research Consortia in Japan and the U.S.(with I.Vertisky and C.Zietsma), Managerial and Decision Economics 18, 1997, 153-175. [pdf]

Environmental Management in Japan: Applications of Input-Output Analysis to the Emission of Global Warming Gases (with H.Hayami, M.Suga and K.Yoshioka), Managerial and Decision Economics 18, 1997, 195-208. [pdf]

An Empirical Investigation of Joint Venture Dynamics: Evidence from US-Japan Joint Ventures (with J. M. Shaver and B. Yeung), International Journal of Industrial Organization 14, 1996, 521-541. [pdf]

Japanese Manufacturing Methods at U.S. Manufacturing Plants: Empirical Evidence (with S. Sakakibara and R.G. Schroeder), Canadian Journal of Economics 29, 1996, S468-S474. [pdf]

An Event Analysis of Female Labor Supply (with Alice Nakamura), Research in Labor Economics 15, JAI Press, 1996, 353-378.  [pdf]

New Goods as a Challenge for Index Number Making (with A. Baldwin and A. Nakamura), Canadian Journal of Economics 29, 1996, S598-S604. [pdf]

Predicting Female Labor Supply: Effects of Children and Recent Work Experience (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Human Resources 29, 1994, 304-327. [pdf]

On the Determinants of Foreign Ownership Shares: Evidence from U.S. Firms' Joint Ventures in Japan (with B. Yeung), Managerial and Decision Economics 15, 1994, 95-106. [pdf]

A Search for Monthly Fluctuation in Canadian Homicides: 1965-1980 (with A. Nakamura), Canadian Journal of Statistics 13, 1985, 275-280; also discussion in Canadian Journal of Statistics 16, 1988, 131-134. Reprinted in J.F. Gentleman and G.A. Whitmore (Eds.), Case Studies in Data Analysis, Lecture Notes in Statistics Series, Springer-Verlag, 1994. [pdf] [discussion, pdf]

Japanese Industrial Relations in an International Business Environment, North American Journal of Economics and Finance 4, 1993, 225-251. [pdf]

The Econometrics of Female Labor Supply and Children (with A. Nakamura), Econometric Reviews 11, 1992, 1-71. [pdf]

Japanese Direct Investment in Asia-Pacific and Other Regions: Empirical Analysis Using MITI Survey Data, International Journal of Production Economics 25, 1991, 219-229.  [pdf]

Risk Behavior and the Determinants of Bonus versus Regular Pay in Japan (with A. Nakamura), Journal of the Japanese and International Economies 5, 1991, 140-159. [pdf]

Modeling the Performance of U.S. Direct Investment in Japan: Some Empirical Estimates, Managerial and Decision Economics 12, 1991, 103-121. [pdf]

An Introduction to Japanese Firm Behavior, Managerial and Decision Economics 12, 1991, 79-81. [pdf]

Alternative Approaches to Model Choice (with A. Nakamura and H. Duleep), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 14, 1990, pp. 97-125.  [pdf]

Asymmetry in the Dividend Behavior of U.S. and Japanese Firms, Managerial and Decision Economics 10, 1989, 261-274. [pdf]

Inventory Management Behavior of American and Japanese Firms (with A. Nakamura), Journal of the Japanese and International Economies 3, 1989, 270-291. [pdf]

New Measures of Non wage Compensation Components: Are They Needed?", (with A. Nakamura), Survey of Current Business 69, 1989, 58-61.  [pdf]

Predicting the Effects of Comparable Worth Programs of Female Labor Supply (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Social Issues 45, 1989, 191-208.  [pdf]

On the Performance of Tests by Wu and by Hausman for Detecting the Ordinary Least Squares Bias Problem (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Econometrics 29, 1985, 213-223.  [pdf]

Estimating Transition Probabilities from Panel Data (with Marcel G. Dagenais and A. Nakamura), Economics Letters 19, 1985, 31-34.  [pdf]

Rational Expectations and the Firm's Dividend Behavior (with A. Nakamura), The Review of Economics and Statistics 67, 1985, 606-615. [pdf]

Dynamic Models of the Labor Force Behavior of Married Women Which Can Be Estimated Using Limited Amounts of Information (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Econometrics27, 1985, 273-298.  [pdf]

Part-time and Full-time Work Behaviour of Married Women: A Model with a Doubly Truncated Dependent Variable (with A. Nakamura), Canadian Journal of Economics, XVI, No. 2, May 1983, 229-257. [pdf]

On the Firm's Production, Capital Structure and Demand for Debt (with A. Nakamura), The Review of Economics and Statistics LXIV, August 1982, 384-393. [pdf]

On the Relationships among Several Specification Error Tests Presented by Durbin, Wu and Hausman (with A. Nakamura), Econometrica 49, November 1981, 1583-1588. [pdf]

A Comparison of the Labor Force Behavior of Married Women in the United States and Canada, with Special Attention to the Impact of Income Taxes (with A. Nakamura), Econometrica 49, 1981, 451-489. [pdf]

Valuation, Debt Financing and the Cost of Capital: Japanese Firms 1962-1976 (with A. Nakamura), Economic Studies Quarterly 32, No. 2, July 1981, 97-110.  

Job Opportunities, the Offered Wage and the Labor Supply of Married Women (with A. Nakamura and D. Cullen), American Economic Review 69, 1979, 787-805. [pdf]

On the Impact of the Tests for Serial Correlation Upon the Test of Significance for the Regression Coefficient (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Econometrics 7, 1978, 199-210. [pdf]

On Microanalytic Simulation and Its Application in Population Projection (with A. Nakamura), Journal of the Operational Research Society (formerly Operational Research Quarterly) Vol. 29, No. 4, 1978, 349-360. [pdf]

A Markov Analysis of Per Capita State and Local Police Expenditures and the Allocation Problem of Federal Aid (with A. Nakamura), Operational Research Quarterly 28, No. 2i, 1977, 293-304.  [pdf]

Testing for Relationships between Time Series (with A. Nakamura and Guy H. Orcutt), Theory and Methods Section, Journal of the American Statistical Association 71, March 1976, 214-222. [pdf]

Some Limit Theorems for a Class of Network Problems as Related to Finite Markov Chains, Journal of Applied Probability 11, 1974, 94-101. [pdf]

On a Class of Stochastic Optimization Problems with a Specified Growth Pattern, Management Science 20, 1973, 236-239. [pdf]

A General Limit Theorem for Dynamic Systems with an Application to Population Growth, Mathematical Biosciences 16, 1973, 177-197. [pdf]

Some Programming Problems in Population Projection, Operations Research 21, 1973, 1048-1062. [pdf]

Obtaining a Normal Sequence with Prescribed Covariances from an Independent Uniform Distribution of Random Variables, IEEE Transactions on System Science and Cybernetics, Vol. SSC-4, July 1968, p. 191.

Book Chapters / Proceedings Articles

 

Building the innovation union: lessons from the 2008 financial crisis (with A.O. Nakamura and L.I. Nakamura), in Elias G. Carayannis and George M. Korres (Eds.), The Innovation Union in Europe: A Socio-Economic Perspective on EU Integration, Edgar Elgar, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA, 2013, 58-81. [pdf ]

 

Selective adaptation and reform of corporate governance in globalizing Japan, (in Japanese), accepted for publication in Y. Wada (Ed.), Selective Adaptation of Law in Japan, Signe Publishers, Tokyo, forthcoming.

 

The Statistical Distributions of Industrial Wastes: an Analysis of the Japanese Establishment Linked Input-Output Data, (with H. Hayami), in Elżbieta Broniewicz (Ed.), Environmental Management, INTECH Publishers, Rijeka, Croatia, ISBN 978-953-307-686-7, 2011, 313-328. [pdf]

 

An Overview of Corporate Governance Reform in Post-bubble Japan: Institutional Change and Selective Adaptation, in Carin Holroyd and Ken Coates (Eds.), Japan in the Age of Globalization, Routledge, 2011, pp. 96-117.  

 

Corporate governance practices in post-bubble Japan: implications of institutional and legal Reforms in the 1990s and Early 2000s, in M. Nakamura (Ed.), Changing Corporate Governance Practices in China and Japan: Adaptations of Anglo-American Practices, Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York, 2008, 113-152.

 

Selective adaptation of Anglo-American corporate governance practices in Japan, in M. Nakamura (Ed.), Changing Corporate Governance Practices in China and Japan: Adaptations of Anglo-American Practices, Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York, 2008, 235-278.

 

Introduction, in M. Nakamura (Ed.), Changing Corporate Governance Practices in China and Japan: Adaptations of Anglo-American Practices, Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York, 2008, 1-11.

 

New Legal Settings for Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) in Japan: Selective Adaptations and Implications, in China M&A Law Report, Volume 2006, Edited by Jason J. Shi (史建三), published by the Law Press China, Beijing, ISBN 7-5036-6520-3/D.6237, 2006, pp. 145-205.  (Refereed.)

 

The Japanese Economy: Revival in the Offing? in V.V.Ramani and Aparna Bellur (Eds.), Japanese Economy: Growth, Decline and Recovery, ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, India, 2006, pp.69-77.  (Refereed.)

 

A Frog in a Well Knows Nothing of the Ocean: A History of Corporate Ownership in Japan, (with R.Morck), in A History of Corporate Governance around the World: Family Business Groups to Professional Managers, (edited by R. Morck), published by the National Bureau of Economic Research and the University of Chicago Press, 2005, 367-459. [pdf]

 

Aging, Female and Foreign Workers, and Japanese Labor Markets: An International Perspective, (with A. Nakamura and A. Seike), in M.Nakamura (Ed.), Changing Japanese Business, Economy and Society: Globalization of Post-Bubble Japan, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, pp.107-143.    

 

The Post-Bubble Japanese Business System and Globalization: Implications for Japanese Society, (with K. Horiuchi), in M.Nakamura (Ed.), Changing Japanese Business, Economy and Society: Globalization of Post-Bubble Japan, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, pp.220-259.

 

Worker Displacement in Japan and Canada, (with M.Abe, Y.Higuchi, P.Kuhn and A.Sweetman), in Peter Kuhn (Ed.), Losing Work, Moving On: International Perspectives on Worker Displacement, Kalamazoo, Michigan: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2002, pp. 195-300.  

 

Japan's Economic Growth: Past and Present,  (with T.Nakajima and  K.Yoshioka), in M.Nakamura (Ed.), The Japanese Business and Economic System: History and Prospects for the 21st Century, Palgrave/Macmillan/St. Martin's Press, 2001,  pp. 13-41.

 

Japanese Corporate Givernance and Macroeconomic Problems, (with R.Morck), in M.Nakamura (Ed.), The Japanese Business and Economic System: History and Prospects for the 21st Century, Palgrave/Macmillan/St. Martin's Press, 2001, pp. 325-349.  [pdf]

 

Environmental Issues and Japanese Firms, (with K.Horiuchi), in M.Nakamura (Ed.), The Japanese Business and Economic System: History and Prospects for the 21st Century, Palgrave/Macmillan/St. Martin's Press, 2001, pp. 364-384.

 

The Potential Impacts of Immigration on Productivity in Canada (with A. Nakamura and E.W. Diewert), in C.M. Beach, A.G. Green and J.G. Reitz (Eds.), Canada's Immigration Policy for the 21st Century, John Deutsch Institute: McGill-Queen's University Press, 200,  pp. 255-291.  [pdf]

Environmental Issues and Japanese Firms (with K. Horiuchi), in M.Nakamura (Ed.),The Japanese Business and Economic System: History and Prospects for the 21st Century, Palgrave/Macmillan/St. Martin's Press, 2001.

Just-in-Time and Other Manufacturing Practices, and Market Environment: Implications for Manufacturing Performance (with S.Sakakibara and R.G. Schroeder), in P.Adler, M.Fruin and J.Liker (Eds.), Remade in America: Transplanting and Transforming Japanese Production Systems, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

New Goods from the Perspective of Price Index Making in Canada and Japan (with A. Nakamura, A. Baldwin and P. Despres), in T.F.Bresnahan and R.J.Gordon (Eds.), The Economics of New Goods, NBER Studies in Income and Wealth Volume 58, Univ. of Chicago Press, 1997, 437-476.  [ pdf ]

Comment on "Pacific Triangles: U.S. Economic Relationships with Japan and China" by W. Dobson, in R, Harris (Ed.), The Asia Pacific Region in the Global Economy: A Canadian Perspective, University of Calgary Press, 1996, 484-488.

Banks and Corporate Governance in Canada (with R.Morck), in R.Daniels and R.Morck (Eds.), Corporate Decision-Making in Canada, Industry Canada Research Series, Univ. of Calgary Press, 1995, pp.787-805.

Comment on "Japan's Economic Image," in D.J.Dicks (Ed.), Communicating with Japan: Images Past, Present and Future, Concordia University, 1995, 134-135.

Japanese Industrial Relations in an International Business Environment, in J.Kovalio (Ed.), Japan in Focus, Asia Pacific Research Centre/Carleton University, 1994, 169-193.

Comment on "Japan's Role in the Pacific Rim," in Proceedings of the Japan Studies Association of Canada Annual Meeting, The University of Alberta, 1994, pp. 155-156.

Wage Rates of Immigrant and Native Men in Canada and the United States (with A. Nakamura), in Barry R. Chiswick (Ed.), Immigration, Language, and Ethnicity: Canada and the United States, The AEI Press, Washington, D.C., 1992, 145 - 166.  [pdf]

Macroeconomic Impacts of Immigration (with A. Nakamura and M.B. Percy), in S. Globerman (Ed.), The Immigration Dilemma, The Fraser Institute, 1992, pp. 147-172.

Comment on "Internationalization of the Curriculum" by A. Rugman, in A. Rugman and W.T. Stanbury (Eds.), Global Perspective: Internationalizing Management Education, Centre for International Business Studies, University of British Columbia, 1992, pp. 29-30.

Comment on "Regional Studies in International Business Education" by J. Ries, in A. Rugman and W.T. Stanbury (Eds.), Global Perspective: Internationalizing Management Education, Centre for International Business Studies, University of British Columbia, 1992, pp. 119-120.

Models of Female Labour Market Supply, with Special Reference to the Effects of Children (with A. Nakamura), in J.J. Siegers, J. de Jong-Gierveld and E. van Imhoff (Eds.), Female Labour Market Behaviour and Fertility: A Rational-Choice Approach, Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg/ New York (1991), pp. 191-212. [pdf]

Children and Labour Supply: A Survey of Econometric Approaches (with A. Nakamura), in J.J. Siegers, J. de Jong-Gierveld and E. van Imhoff (Eds.), Female Labour Market Behaviour and Fertility, Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg/ New York (1991), pp. 213-236.  [pdf

Modeling Direct and Indirect Impacts of Tax and Transfer Programs on Household Behavior (with A. Nakamura), in J.K. Brunner and Hans Georg Petersen (Eds.), Simulation Models in Tax and Transfer Policy, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt/New York (1990), pp. 461-478.  [pdf]

Excess Supply Effects on the Wage Rates of Young Women (with A. Nakamura), in R. Michael, H. Hartmann and B. O'Farrell (Eds.), Pay Equity: Empirical Inquiries, National Academy Press (1989), pp. 70-90.  [pdf]

Selection Bias: More than a Female Phenomenon (with A. Nakamura), in B. Raj (Ed.), Advances in Econometrics and Modelling, Kluwer Academic Publishers (1989), pp. 143-158.

Occupational Sex Segregation in Canada and the United States: Does Affirmative Action Make a Difference? (with D. Cullen and A. Nakamura), in A. Rose and L. Larwood (Eds.), Women's Careers: Pathways and Pitfalls, Praeger Publishers, New York (1988), pp. 163-177.  [pdf]

On Estimating the Stages of the Family Life Cycle (with A. Nakamura), in C.S. Yadav (Ed.), Perspectives in Urban Geography, Vol. 4B, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, India (1987), pp. 595-610.  [pdf]

A Survey of Research on the Work Behavior of Canadian Women (with A. Nakamura), in C. Riddel (Ed.), Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada Report Vol. 3, Work and Pay: The Canadian Labour Market, University of Toronto Press, 1985, pp. 171-218.

Final Report on the Labor Force Module for the University of Michigan Retirement Income Security Simulation Study (with A. Nakamura), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, (June, 1984).

A Selective Overview of Research on Family Income Determination (with A. Nakamura and Guy H. Orcutt), in Vincent T. Covello (Ed.), Poverty and Public Policy: An Evaluation of Social Science Research, published for the Committee of Poverty Research, Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences by Schenkman Publishing Co. (1980), pp. 53-77.

Estimating the Variances of Sample Correlations (with A. Nakamura), Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section, American Statistical Association (1973), pp. 365-369.

Optimal Control of Markov Processes with Average Cost Criterion, Report on Control Theory, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (February 1969).

 

Book Reviews

 

Review of D. H. Whittaker and S. Deakin (Eds.), Corporate Governance and Managerial Reform in Japan, Oxford University Press, Oxford,

2009. ix, 320 pages, Journal of Japanese Studies 37, 2011, 493-497. [pdf]

Review of R.Haak and M.Pudelko (Eds.), Japanese Management: The Search for a New Balance between Continuity and Change, Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, Pacific Affairs 79, Fall 2006, 538-539.

Review of M. Nomura and Y. Kamii (Eds.), Japanese Companies: Theories and Realities, (translated by B. Williams), Melbourne: Trans Pacific Press, 2004, Journal of Asian Business 20, 2004, 112-114.

Review of A. Boltho A. Vercelli and H. Yoshikawa (Eds.), Comparing Economic Systems: Italy and Japan, Palgrave Macmillan, 2001, Pacific Affairs 76, No. 4, Spring 2003-2004, 655-657.   

 

Review of H. Yoshimatsu, Internationalization, Corporate Preferences and Commercial Policy in Japan, St. Martin's and Macmillan, 2000, Pacific Affairs 75, Spring 2002, 116-117.  [pdf

 

Review of T.Tachibanaki (Ed.), Who runs Japanese business? Management and motivation in the firm, Edward Elgar, 1998, Journal of Japanese Studies 26, Winter 2000, 290-294.  [pdf]

 

Review of Business Relationships with East Asia: The European Experience, Jim Slater and Roger Strange (Eds.), Routledge (Routledge Advances in Asian-Pacific Business), 1997, Pacific Affairs 72, Summer 1999.

 

Review of Dollar and Yen: Resolving Economic Conflict Between the United States and`Japan  by Ronald I. McKinnon and Kenichi Ohno, MIT Press, 1997, Pacific Affairs 71, Fall 1998, 419-421.

 

Review of Anticompetitive Practices in Japan: Their Impact on the Performance of Foreign Firms by Masaaki Kotabe and Kent W.Wheller, Pacific Affairs 70, Fall 1997.

 

Review of The Imported Pioneers: Westerners Who Helped Build Modern Japan, by Neil Pedler, International Migration Review, Vol. 28, No. 1 (1994), pp. 218-219.  [pdf]

 

Review of International Adjustment and the Japanese Firm, edited by Paul Sheard, Pacific Affairs, Vol. 67 (1994), pp. 284-286.  [pdf]

 

Review of The Measurement of the Economic Benefits of Infrastructure Services, by W.E. Diewert, (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 6 (1988), pp. 517-518.

Review of The Imported Pioneers: Westerners Who Helped Build Modern Japan, by Neil Pedler, (St.Martin's Press, 1990), International Migration Review 28, 1994, 218-219.

Review of International Adjustment and the Japanese Firm, edited by Paul Sheard, (Allan & Unwin/ANU Press), Pacific Affairs 67, 1994, pp.284-286.

Review of The Measurement of the Economic Benefits of Infrastructure Services, by W.E. Diewert, (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 6 (1988), pp. 517-518.

Review of Profits in the Long Run, by Dennis C. Mueller, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 10 (1988), pp. 459-462.

Review of Advanced Econometrics, by Takeshi Amemiya (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 5 (1987), pp. 309-311.

Review of The Economic Emergence of Woman, by Barbara R. Bergman (with A. Nakamura), Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 25 (1987), pp. 1904-1906.

Review of Women Reentering the Labour Force and Training Programs: Evidence From Canada, by D. Boothby (with A. Nakamura), Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 12 (December 1986), p. 660.

Review of Social Experimentation, edited by Jerry A. Hausman and David A. Wise (with A.Nakamura), Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 81 (1986), pp. 566-567.

Review of Women and Work: Inequality in the Labour Market, by Paul and Erin Phillips, Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 9, No. 4 (1983), p. 519.