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2022.06.28

Publications were updated:

Kumo, K. and T. Litvinenko, "Population Dynamics and its Factors: Ethnicity and Regional Characteristics in Sakha (Yakutia)," Regional Research of Russia, forthcoming.

Anwar, A. and I. Iwasaki, "Institutions and FDI from BRICS countries: A Meta-Analytic Review," Empirical Economics, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 417-468, 2022.

2022.06.13

Publications were updated:

Ono, S. and I. Iwasaki, "The Finance-Growth Nexus in Europe: A Comparative Meta-Analysis of Emerging Markets and Advanced Economies," Eastern European Economics, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 1-49, 2022.

Iwasaki, I, X. Ma, and S. Mizobata, "Ownership Structure and Firm Performance in Emerging Markets: A Comparative Meta-Analysis of East European EU Member States, Russia, and China," Economic Systems, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2022.

Kawamoto, K., "Socialism and the Right of Inheritance: A Discussion on the Reform of the Soviet Civil Law in the Late 1930s," Japanese Slavic and East European Studies, Vol. 42, pp. 1-16, 2022.

2022.03.31

Publications were updated:

Iwasaki, I., E. Kočenda, and Y. Shida, "Institutions, financial development, and small business survival: evidence from European emerging markets," Small Business Economics, Vol. 58, pp. 1261-1283, 2022.

2022.03.17

Working Paper (No. 98) was uploaded:

Yuko ADACHI and Ichiro IWASAKI,Legal Weakness, Investment Risks, and Distressed Acquisitions: Evidence from Russian Regions,March 2022.

2022.01.17

Working Paper (No. 95) was uploaded:

Norio HORIE and Ichiro IWASAKI,Returns to Education in European Emerging Markets: A Meta-Analytic Review,January 2022.

2021.12.02

Working Paper (No. 94) was uploaded:

Shigeki ONO and Ichiro IWASAKI,The Finance-Growth Nexus in Europe: A Comparative Meta-Analysis of Emerging Markets and Advanced Economies,December 2021.

2021.10.25

Publications were updated:

Kumo, K. and E. Shadrina, "On the Evolution of Hierarchical Urban Systems in Soviet Russia, 1897-1989," Sustainability, 13(20), 2021, 11389.

2021.10.11

Event Schedule was updated:

The opening time has been changed from 10:00 to 9:40 (Moscow time).

Online Seminar by Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences on October 12:
"30 YEARS OF POST-SOVIET TRANSITION IN RUSSIA AND CIS: A VIEW FROM EAST ASIA"

2021.10.07

Event Schedule was updated:

Online Seminar by Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences on October 12:
"30 YEARS OF POST-SOVIET TRANSITION IN RUSSIA AND CIS: A VIEW FROM EAST ASIA"

2021.10.07

Working Paper (No. 92) was uploaded:

Kazuhiro KUMO,Gender Norms in the Former Socialist States: An approach using micro data in a case of Russia,October 2021.

2021.08.16

Publications were updated:

Кумо, К. и И.А. Коргун. Стратегии экономического восстановления после пандемии COVID-19: опыт республики Корея и Японии// Россия и современный мир, № 3, 2021(112), 88-113.

2021.07.20

Publications were updated:

Iwasaki, I., E. Kočenda, and Y. Shida, "Distressed acquisitions: Evidence from European emerging markets," Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 49, 2021 (forthcoming).

2021.06.28

Working Paper (No. 91) was uploaded:

Yoshisada SHIDA,Does the Currency Crisis Veil the Impact of Economic Sanctions under an Authoritarian Regime? An Inquiry into Russia,June 2021.

2021.05.06

Publications were updated:

Kumo K., Population Aging, Low Fertility, and Social Security in Russia, Xinxin Ma ed., Employment, Retirement and Lifestyle in Aging East Asia, Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.

Кумо К., Старение населения, низкая рождаемость и социальная защита в России// Japanese Slavic and East European Studies, Vol.41. 2021, forthcoming.

2021.04.28

Event Schedule was updated:

Online Seminar by the Joint Usage and Research Center, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University (RRC) and IOC Regensburg.

2021.04.19

Working Paper (No. 90) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI, Evžen KOČENDA, and Yoshisada SHIDA,Distressed Acquisitions Evidence from European Emerging Markets,April 2021.

2021.04.06

Publications were updated:

Iwasaki, I., E. Kočenda, and Y. Shida, "Institutions, financial development, and small business survival: evidence from European emerging markets," Small Business Economics, Vol. 56, 2021.

2021.02.15

Publications were updated:

Karabchuk, T., K. Kumo, K. Gatskova, and E. Skoglund eds., Gendering Post-Soviet Space: Demography, Labor Market and Values in Empirical Research, Springer Nature, 2021.

Litvinenko, T., K. Kumo, A. Savvinova, and V. Filippova, "Rural Population Dynamics in the Russian Extreme North in 1989-2019: A Case of Sakha Republic (Yakutia)," Geography, Environment, Sustainability, Vol.13, No 4, 2020, pp. 65-71.

Igarashi, N. and K. Kumo, "Women's Voices: Work-Life Balance and Power Relationship in the Household in Tajikistan," in Karabchuk, T., Kumo, K., Gatskova, K and Skoglund, E. eds., Gendering Post-Soviet Space: Demography, Labor Market and Values in Empirical Research, Springer Nature, 2021, pp. 303-332.

2020.12.28

Publications were updated:

Iwasaki, I. and E. Kočenda, "Bank Survival in Central and Eastern Europe," International Review of Economics & Finance,  Vol. 69, 2020, pp. 860-878.

Iwasaki, I.,  X. Ma, and S. Mizobata, "Corporate Ownership and Managerial Turnover in China and Eastern Europe: A Comparative Meta-Analysis," Journal of Economics and Business,  Vol. 111, 2020.

2020.12.17

Event Schedule was updated:

The program of the conference scheduled in Toyama on 19-20 December has been changed.

2020.12.07

Working Paper (No. 89) was uploaded:

Zarina Abacheva, Smart Signalling Systems as a Solution for Transport Congestion in Russia: An Application of ARTEMIS System (in Japanese), December 2020.

2020.12.01

Working Paper (No. 88) was uploaded:

Кадзухиро КУМО, Рождаемость в России: Повторное исследование с использованием данных на микроуровне, December 2020.

2020.11.16

Event Schedule was updated:

Joint Conference by the Joint Usage and Research Center, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University (RRC) and Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, Joint Usage and Research Cetnter

"Economic Analysis of Emerging Markets: China, Russia, and Eastern Europe"

December 19 (Sat.) - 20 (Sun.), 2020

Venue: Toyama International Conference Center, Meeting Room 205 and 206 (Day 1) and ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel (Day 2)

Day 1. 13:25-19:30

Opening Speeches: Ichiro Iwasaki (Hitotsubashi University) and Norio Horie (University of Toyama)

Session 1. China

Speakers: Ichiro Iwasaki (Hitotsubashi University)

                Takuma Kobayashi (Matsuyama University)

                Ma Xinxin (University of Toyama)

Session 2. Russia

Speakers: Yuko Adachi (Sophia University)

                Yoshisada Shida (The Economic Research Institute of Northeast Asia)

                Hiroaki Hayashi (Ritsumeikan University)

Session 3. Eastern Europe

Speakers: Masahiro Tokunaga (Kansai University)

                Norio Horie (University of Toyama)

                Mihoko Satogami (Soka University)

Day 2. 10:30-12:00

Session 4. Special Lecture by Prof. Satoshi Mizobata (Kyoto University)

 

2020.11.02

Working Paper (No. 87) was uploaded:

Кадзухиро КУМО, Старение населения, низкая рождаемость и социальная защита в России, November 2020.

2020.09.07

Publications were updated:

● Iwasaki, I. and Byung-Yeon Kim,  Legal forms, organizational architecture, and firm failure: a large survival analysis of Russian corporationsEuropean Journal of Law & Economics,  Vol. 49, Issue. 2, 2020, pp. 227-275.

2020.07.13

Publications were updated:

● Iwasaki, I. and K. Kumo, Transformational Recession and Recovery: Determinants of the J-Curved Growth Path, in Iwasaki, I. ed., The Economic of Transition: Developing and Reforming Emerging Economies, Routledge, April 2020, pp.67-118.

● Kumo, K., Economic Transition and Poverty: Changes in the Determinants of Poverty, in Iwasaki, I. ed., The Economics of Transition: Developing and Reforming Emerging Economies, Routledge, April 2020, pp.119-144.

● Horie N. & K. Kumo, Human Resource Management in Transition, in Iwasaki, I. ed., The Economics of Transition: Developing and Reforming Emerging Economies, Routledge, April 2020, pp.239-262.

● Uegaki A. & K. Kumo, The Collapse of the COMECON System and Trade in Transition Countries, in Iwasaki, I. ed., The Economics of Transition: Developing and Reforming Emerging Economies, Routledge, April 2020, pp.263-284.

● Филиппова В. В., Кумо К., Литвиненко Т. В., Саввинова А. Н. Общие тенденции и географические различия в динамике сельского населения Республики Саха (Якутия): итоги трех десятилетий// Географическая среда и живые системы, No.2, 2020, 63-75.

2020.06.22

Projects were updated:

The Russian State, Regions, and Corporate Society under the Economic Sanctions: Japan-Russia-US International Joint Research Project (Grant-in-Aid for Fostering Joint International Research B, FY2019-2023)

Comparative Analysis of Corporate Systems in China and Eastern Europe (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B, FY2020-2024)

Personal Economic Activities and Freedom of Individuals under the Soviet Socialist System (Grant-in-Aid for Scientifi c Research (C), FY2019-2021)

2020.06.15

Event Schedule was updated:

Joint Seminar by RRC and Center for Far Eastern Studies of University of Toyama

The COVID-19 Shock to Chinese and Russian Economies

June 26, 2020 (Fri.) 13:30 - 15:30

Venue: Toyama International Conference Center, Meeting Room 205

Registration: By email to Prof. Norio Horie (horie [at mark] eco.u-toyama)  by June 25th

Seat Capacity: 10 seats (accept in order of registration)

Speakers: Ichiro Iwasaki (IER)

               Norio Horie (Center for Far Eastern Studies, University of Toyama)

               Ma Xinxin (Center for Far Eastern Studies, University of Toyama)

Discussant: Satoshi Mizobata (Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University)

The seminar may be cancelled depending on the situation of the COVID-19 infection.

2020.04.03

Following the governmental instruction regarding inhibition of infection, we introduce teleworking for the time being. In connection with this, updating web sites is postponed.

2020.03.23

Publications were updated:

● Kumo, K. and T. V. Litvinenko, Instability and Stability in the Population Dynamics of Chukotka and Its Settlements in the Post-Soviet Period: Regional Features and Intraregional and Local Differences, Regional Research of Russia, Vol.10, No.1, 2020, pp.71–85.

2020.03.09

Working Paper (No. 85) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI and Kazuhiro KUMO,Regional Determinants of Marriage Rates in Russia: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis,March 2020.

2020.02.10

Publications were updated:

● Iwasaki, I. ed., The Economics of Transition: Developing and Reforming Emerging Economies (Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance Series), Routledge, 2020.

● Iwasaki, I. and S. Mizobata, "Ownership Concentration and Firm Performance in European Emerging Economies: A Meta-Analysis," Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, Vol. 56, Issue 1, 2020, pp. 32-67.

● Iwasaki, I. "Meta-Analysis of Emerging Markets and Economies: An Introductory Note for the Special Issue," Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, Vol. 56, Issue 1, 2020, pp. 1-9.

● Baumöhl, E., I. Iwasaki, and  E. Kočenda, "Firm Survival in New EU Member States," Economic Systems, Vol. 44, 2020.

● Iwasaki, I. and Kočenda, E. "Survival of Service Firms in European Emerging Economies," Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 4, 2020, pp. 340-348.

● Iwasaki, I. and K. Kumo, Determinants of Regional Fertility in Russia: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis, Post-Communist Economies, Vol. 32, Issue 2, 2020, pp. 176-214.

2020.02.10

Event Schedule was updated:

International Seminar

March 5th,  2020 (Thurs) 14:30-16:30
Venue: Seminar Room (1), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Natalia Pokrovskaya (St. Petersburg University)
Title:"Comparative analysis of tax sources of local budgets in Japan and Russia"
Contact: Kazuhiro KUMO (Professor, IER)
Tel: 042-580-8361

2019.12.26

Publications were updated:

● Кумо, К., Межрегиональная миграция в Советской России: факторы и эффективность управления // Пространственная экономика. 2019. Т. 15. № 4. С. 57–84.

2019.12.12

Publications were updated:

● Кумо, К., Нестабильность и стабильность в динамике населения Чукотки и ее населенных пунктов в постсоветский период: региональные особенности, внутрирегиональные и локальные различия // ИЗВЕСТИЯ РАН. СЕРИЯ ГЕОГРАФИЧЕСКАЯ, 2019, № 6, с. 107–125. (co-authored with Т. В. Литвиненко)

2019.11.14

Publications were updated:

● Iwasaki, I. and K. Kumo, Determinants of regional fertility in Russia: a dynamic panel data analysis, Post-Communist Economies, 2019.

● Iwasaki, I. and S. Mizobata, "Ownership Concentration and Firm Performance in European Emerging Economies: A Meta-Analysis," Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, Vol. 56 (Forthcoming).

● Iwasaki, I. "Meta-Analysis of Emerging Markets and Economies: An Introductory Note for the Special Issue," Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, Vol. 56 (Forthcoming).

● Kuboniwa, K., Y. Nakamura, K. Kumo and Y. Shida eds., Russian Economic Development over Three Centuries: New Data and Inferences, Palgrave Macmillan, London, United Kingdom, 2019.

● Kazuhiro Kumo and Tamara Litvinenko, Post-Soviet population dynamics in the Russian Extreme North: A case of Chukotka, Polar Science, Volume 21, September 2019, Pages 58-67.

● Kazuhiro Kumo, Population, in Kuboniwa, K., Y. Nakamura, K. Kumo and Y. Shida eds., Russian Economic Development over Three Centuries: New Data and Inferences, Palgrave Macmillan, London, United Kingdom, 2019, pp.59-103.

● Yoshisada Shida, Kazuhiro Kumo and Yasushi Nakamura, Labor, in Kuboniwa, K., Y. Nakamura, K. Kumo and Y. Shida eds., Russian Economic Development over Three Centuries: New Data and Inferences, Palgrave Macmillan, London, United Kingdom, 2019, pp.105-132.

● Baumöhl, E., I. Iwasaki, and  E. Kočenda, "Firm Survival in New EU Member States," Economic Systems (Forthcoming).

● Iwasaki, I. and Kočenda, E. "Survival of Service Firms in European Emerging Economies," Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 29 (Forthcoming).

● Baumöhl, E., I. Iwasaki, and  E. Kočenda, "Institutions and Determinants of Firm Survival in European Emerging Markets," Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 58, pp. 431-453.

● Iwasaki, I. and A. Uegaki, "The Disinflation Effect of Central Bank Independence: A Comparative Meta-Analysis between Transition Economies and the Rest of the World," in Chevallier, J., Goutte, S., Guerreiro, D., Saglio, S. and Sanhaji, B., eds., International Financial Markets, Volume 1, London: Routledge, pp. 227-287.

● Iwasaki, I. and K. Kumo, "J-Curve in Transition Economies: A Large Meta-Analysis of the Determinants of Output Changes," Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 61, Issue 1, 2019, pp. 149-191.

2019.10.17

Working Paper (No. 84) was uploaded:

Norio HORIE,  Landscape of Anti-Immigrant Sentiments in Russia (in Japanese), October 2019.

 
2019.10.10

Event Schedule was updated:

Oct.29th,  2019 (Tues) 13:30-15:00
Venue: Seminar Room (2), 3rd Floor, IER
Speaker: Pasquale Tridico (Roma Tre University)
Title:"Inequality in Financial Capitalism"
Organizer:  Ichiro Iwasaki [IER]
Host/Co-host: RRC/CEI

2019.08.22

Working Paper (No. 83) was uploaded:

Кадзухиро КУМО, К вопросу о межрегиональном перераспределении населения в Советской России, August 2019.

 
2019.08.16

Working Paper (No. 82) was uploaded:

Kazuko KAWAMOTO, Socialism and the Right of Inheritance: A Discussion on the Reform of the Soviet Civil Law in the Late 1930s, August 2019.

 
2019.02.28

Publication was updated:

● Iwasaki,I. "Corporate Governance System and Regional Heterogeneity: Evidence from East and West Russia," International Journal of the Economics of Business, Vol.25, Issue3, pp.391-420.

● Iwasaki, I and S. Mizobata, "Ownership Concentration and Firm Performance in European Emerging Economies: A Meta-Analysis," Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, Vol.55, 2019.

 

2018.10.01

Publication was updated:

Kumo, K., I.Korgun, A.Koval, and O.Trofimenko, Foreign Trade and Regional Inequality: the Case of the Russian Federation, Ekonomika Regiona [Economy of Region], 14(3), pp.884-895, 2018.

2018.08.16

Publication was updated:

Iwasaki, I. and K. Kumo, "J-Curve in Transition Economies: A Large Meta-Analysis of the Determinants of Output Changes," Comparative Economic Studies, Vol.60, 2018, pp.1-43.

Iwasaki, I. and S. Mizobata, "Post-Privatization Ownership and Firm Performance: A Large Meta-Analysis of the Transition Literature," Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol.89, 2018, pp.263-322.

Iwasaki, I., "International Presence of the Japanese Study of Russian and East European Economies," Japanese Slavic and East European Studies, Vol.38, 2018, pp.24-43.

Iwasaki, I., "Ownership Dynamics and Firm Performance in an Emerging Economy: A Meta-Analysis of the Russian Literature," Post-Communist Economies, Vol.30, Issue3, 2018, pp.290-333. 

2018.06.27

Working Paper (No. 77) was uploaded:

Masahiro TOKUNAGA, Keiko SUGANUMA, and Nami ODAGIRI, From Russia to Eurasia: Specific Features of the “Russosphere” from the Perspective of Business Activities of Japanese Firms, June 2018.

 
2018.06.25

Working Paper (No. 76) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI and Byung-Yeon Kim, Firm Failure in Russia during Economic Crises and Growth: A Large Survival Analysis, June 2018.

2018.06.21

Working Paper (No. 75) was uploaded:

2018.04.20

Working Paper (No. 74) was uploaded:

2018.03.26

Working Paper (No. 73) was uploaded:

2018.02.28

The report pf Hitotsubashi University Policy Forum "Putin's Russia under the Economic Sanctions" (Japanese) was published in the evening edition of Japan Esonomic Newspaper on February 22nd.

See here

2018.02.05

 Hitotsubashi University Policy Forum “Putin's Russia under the Economic Sanctions” was held on January 19th, 2018 at TKP Tokyo-eki Yaesu Conference Center.

See here for the details (Japanese).

2017.11.01
This year our Russian Research Center celebrates the 10th anniversary.
In this period, 115 symposiums, conferences and seminars were organized, and 73 working papers including 2 special issues, 19 books and 131 journal articles regarding Russia were published by the researchers at our center.  
In commemoration of this, we are going to hold Hitotsubashi University Policy Forum “Putin's Russia under the Economic Sanctions”on January 19th, 2018 at TKP Tokyo-eki Yaesu Conference Center, Hall 7c.
Please click here to make the Pre-registration. For more information, please call +81-42-580-8352, or e-mail forum180119@ier.hit-u.ac.jp (The office of Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University)
We look forward to your attendance at our forum and encourage you to forward this invitation to other colleagues you believe may be interested in attending.
 
With best regards,
 
Kazuhiro KUMO
Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University 
Research Director of the RRC

 

2017.11.01

Publication was updated:

Litvinenko, T. and K. Kumo, "Post-soviet period changes in resource utilization and their impact on population dynamics in chukotka autonomous okrug (Russia)". Geography, Environment, Sustainability (GES Journal), Vol.11, No 3, 2017, pp. 66-86. DOI-10.24057/2071-9388-2017-11-3-66-86.

Iwasaki, I. and P. Havlik, "Economics of European Crises and Emerging Markets", Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, 2017.

Iwasaki, I. and P. Havlik, “The Impact of Crisis on Firm Creation and Regeneration in Russia: Regional Panel Data Analysis”, In: Iwasaki, I. and P. Havlik, Economics of European Crises and Emerging Markets. Palgrave Macmillan,Singapore, 2017, pp. 263-296. 

Iwasaki, I. and A. Uegaki, “Central Bank Independence and Inflation in Transition Economies: A Comparative Meta-Analysis with Developed and Developing Economies”, Eastern European Economics, Vol. 55 (3), 2017, pp. 197-235.

Karabchuk, T., K. Kumo, and E. Selezneva, "Demography of Russia: From the Past to the Present", Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 2017.

Tokunaga, M. and I. Iwasaki, “The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Transition Economies: A Meta-Analysis”, The World Economy, Vol. 40 (12), 2017, pp. 2771-2831.

 
2017.11.01
We are pleased to invite you to attend the honorary lecture of Dr. Sass, the Director-General of European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), on December 11th, 2017 at Nihon University.
 
The Honorary Lecture of EACES's Director-General 
Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University/ Faculty of Economics, Nihon University/ Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University (co-host)
 
Time and Date: 18:30-20:00(Doors open at 18:00)December 11th, 2017
 
Honorary Lecturer: Dr. Magdolna Sass (Senior research fellow at Institute of Economics Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Professor of Corvinus University of Budapest)
Title of the Lecture:Post-Transition Multinationals: With Special Regard to Hungary
 
We would like to ask participants to register in advance by emailing to Prof. Ikemoto of the Faculty of Economics, Nihon University (ikemoto.shuichi@nihon-u.ac.jp)  by December 5th. 
 

 

2017.11.01

Working Papers (No. 72) was uploaded:

2017.10.17
Professor Kazuhiro Kumo received the 2017 Academic Award from the Japan Consortium for Area Studies on his book titled Demography of Russia: From the Past to the Present published from the Palgrage Macmillan.
2017.10.16

New Publication was updated:

Litvinenko, T. and K. Kumo, "Post-soviet period changes in resource utilization and their impact on population dynamics in chukotka autonomous okrug (Russia)", Geography, Environment, Sustainability (GES Journal), Vol.11, No 3, 2017, pp. 66-86. DOI-10.24057/2071-9388-2017-11-3-66-86.

2017.10.16

Russian Research Center and Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (WIIW) published their joint study with Palgrave Macmillian. 

Havlik, P. and I. Iwasaki, Economics of European Crises and Emerging Markets, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

See here.

2017.08.07

Working Papers (No. 71) was uploaded:

2017.08.07

Working Papers (No. 70) was uploaded:

2017.05.15

Professor Ichiro Iwasaki received the 2016 Academic Award from the Japan Association for the Comparative Studies of Management on his book titled "Economic Analysis of Law and Corporate Governence: An Empirical Study of Russian Joint-Stock Company" published from the Iwanami Shoten.

see here.

2017.04.03

Professor Kazuhiro Kumo was awarded the title of Honorary Professor from the Economic Research Institute at Far East branch of Russian Academy of Science.

Professor Kumo of the member of Comparative and World Economics research division of IER was awarded the title of Honorary Professor from the Economic Research Institute at Far East branch of Russian Academy of Science, for his international academic cooperation in Northeast Asia, as well as contributions to Russian economic research and development of research cooperation between Japan and Far Eastern area in Russia. The ceremony will be held in coming autumn in Khabarovsk, Russia. 

2017.04.25

New book was published:

Kazuhiro KUMO, Demography of Russia: From the Past to the Present, Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 2017. (co-authored with T. Karabchuk and E. Selezneva)

see here.

2017.03.22

Working Papers (No. 69) was uploaded:

Yoshisada SHIDA, Russia's Informal Economic Growth: 1960-1990, March 2017.
2017.03.15

Working Papers (No. 68) was uploaded:

Yasushi NAKAMURA ed., Economic Development of Eurasian Countries from Wider Perspectives: Proceedings of the International Workshop, March 2017.
2017.03.13

Working Papers (No. 66 and No. 67) were uploaded:

Manabu SUHARA, Russian Industrial Statistics, March 2017, No. 66.
 
Manabu SUHARA, Russian Agricultural Statistics, March 2017, No. 67.
2017.01.21

Publication was updated.

New book was published:

Kazuhiro KUMO, Demography of Russia: From the Past to the Present, Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, December 2016. (co-authored with T. Karabchuk and E. Selezneva)

see here.

2017.01.03

Working Paper (No. 65) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI, Satoshi MIZOBATA, and Alexander A. MURAVYEV, Ownership Dynamics and Firm Performance in an Emerging Economy: A Meta-Analysis of the Russian Literature, January 2017.

2016.11.12

Working Paper (No. 61 revised version) was uploaded:

Masaaki KUBONIWA, Estimating GDP and Foreign Rents of the Oil and Gas Sector in the USSR then and Russia now, November 2016.

2016.11.09

Working Paper (No. 64) was uploaded:

Masaaki KUBONIWA, Can Russia’s Military Expansion be Impossible Mission Force for its V-Shaped Growth Recovery under Declining Oil Prices?, November 2016.

2016.11.06

Working Paper (No. 63) was uploaded:

Yasushi NAKAMURA, Long-term Monetary Statistics for Russia, November 2016.

2016.10.09

Working Paper (No. 61) was uploaded:

Masaaki KUBONIWA, Estimating GDP and Foreign Rents of the Oil and Gas Sector in the USSR then and Russia now, October 2016.

2016.10.03

Working Paper (No. 62) was uploaded:

Hirofumi ARAI and Ichiro IWASAKI, Market Quality in the Russian Far East from the Viewpoint of Company Management: Preliminary Report on Microeconomic Comparative Analysis with European Regions, October 2016.

2016.10.01

Working Paper (No. 60) was uploaded:

Masaaki KUBONIWA, Shinichiro TABATA, and Yasushi NAKAMURA, Soviet Foreign Trade Earnings Revisited, October 2016.

2016.07.02

Publication was updated:

I. Iwasaki, M. Maurel, and B. Meunier,"Firm Entry and Exit during A Crisis Period: Evidence from Russian Regions", Russian Journal of Economics, Vol. 2(2), 2016.

2016.05.22

News:

Ichiro IWASAKI received Commendation of Appreciation from National Research University - Higher School of Economics in April 2016.

He also presented a lecture entitled 'What we learnt from the Russian experience during the global financial crisis: A corporate governance perspective' at the XVII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.

See HERE.

2016.05.12

Working Paper (No. 59) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI, Mathilde MAUREL, and Bogdan MEUNIER, Firm Entry and Exit during a Crisis Period: Evidence from Russian Regions, May 2016.

2016.04.14

Working Paper (No. 58) was uploaded:

Kazuhiro KUMO, Changes in Factors of Inter-regional Population Migration in Russia: Analysis by Migration Matrix, April 2016.

2016.04.02

Working Paper (No. 57) was uploaded:

Yasushi NAKAMURA, Rosia no Kinnyuu Tokei no Hatten, April 2016.

2016.03.21

Working Paper (No. 56) was uploaded:

Yoshisada SHIDA, Sengoki Rosia no Hikoushiki Keizai Seichou: Rekishi Toukei, 1960-1990, March 2016.

2015.12.11

Publication was updated:

Iwasaki, I., and K. Suganuma, “The Impact of FDI and Socio-Cultural Similarity on International Trade: Poisson Pseudo-Maximum Likelihood Estimation of a Russian Trade Model”, Economics Bulletin, Vol. 35 (2), 2015.

Iwasaki, I., and K. Suganuma, “Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Economic Development in Russia: An Econometric Assessment”, Economic Change and Restructuring, Vol. 48 (3), 2015, pp. 209-255.

Коргун, И. и Кумо, К., “Внешняя торговля и экономическое развитие российских регионов в 2000-2012 гг.”, Вестник Санкт-Петербургского Университета: Серия Экономика, вып. 2, 2015, стр.47-71.

2015.08.14

Working Paper (No. 55) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI and Akira UEGAKI, Central Bank Independence and Inflation in Transition Economies: A Comparative Meta-Analysis with Developed and Developing Economies, August 2015.

2015.07.15

Working Paper (No. 52) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI, Global Financial Crisis, Ownership Change, and Corporate Governance Evolution: Firm-Level Evidence from Russia, July 2015.

2015.06.17

Working Paper (No. 51) was uploaded:

Kazuhiro KUMO, Research on Poverty in Transition Economies: A Meta-analysis on Changes in the Determinants of Poverty, June 2015.

2015.05.07

Revised Working Paper (No. 44) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI, and Keiko SUGANUMA, Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Economic Development in Russia: An Econometric Assessment, April 2015 (first published in June 2014).

Revised Working Paper (No. 45) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI, and Taku SUZUKI, Radicalism versus Gradualism: An Analytical Survey of the Transition Strategy Debate, April 2015 (first published in July 2014).

2015.04.22

Revised Working Paper (No. 44) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI, and Keiko SUGANUMA, Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Economic Development in Russia: An Econometric Assessment, April 2015 (revised verison; first published in June 2014).

2015.04.09

Revised Working Paper (No. 45) was uploaded:

Ichiro IWASAKI, and Taku SUZUKI, Radicalism versus Gradualism: An Analytical Survey of the Transition Strategy Debate, April 2015 (revised verison; first published in July 2014).

2015.04.04

Researchers and Past and Ongoing Projects were uploaded.

2014.12.06

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Kuboniwa, M., "Russia’s Global Value Chain using a Modified World Input-Output Data"  No. 50.

2014.11.10

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Kuboniwa, M. "The Impact of Oil Prices, Total Factor Productivity and Institutional Weakness on Russia’s Declining Growth" No. 49.

2014.11.04

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Kumo, K. "Poverty in Transition Economies: Meta-Analysis on Changes in Poverty Determinants" No. 48. (in Japanese)

2014.10.17

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Tokunaga, M., and I. Iwasaki  "Transition and FDI: A Meta-Analysis of the FDI Determinants in Transition Economies" No. 47.
 

2014.08.01.

Publication was updated:

Iwasaki, I., and Tokunaga, M., “Macroeconomic Impacts of FDI in Transition Economies: A Meta-Analysis,” World Development, Vol. 61, pp. 53-69.

2014.07.14.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Asakawa, I., “Chinese and Soviet Economic Reforms in Comparative Historical Perspective: The Era of Deng Xiaoping and Gorbachev” No.46 (in Japanese).

2014.07.11.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Iwasaki, I., and T. Suzuki “Radicalism versus Gradualism: A Systematic Review of the Transition Strategy Debate” No.45.

2014.06.24.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Iwasaki, I., and K. Suganuma “Foregign Direct Investment and Regional Economic Growth in Russia: An Econometric Assessment” No.44.

2014.05.19.

New Publication was updated:

Kuboniwa, M.,“A Comparative Analysis of the Impact of Oil Prices on Oil-Rich Emerging Economies in the Pacific Rim,”Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 42, pp. 328-339.

2014.04.10.

Members were updated:

New Chief of the RRC: Kazuhiro KUMO (IER, Hitotsubashi University).

2014.04.09.

New Publication was updated:

Iwasaki, I.,“Corporate Form, Institutional Complementarity, and Organizational Behavior: Open versus Closed Joint-Stock Companies in Russia,” In: Boubaker, S. and Nguyen, D. K. eds., Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets: Theories, Practices and Cases, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2014, pp. 157-195.

2014.03.31.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Kim, B.Y., and Y. Shida “Shortages and the Informal Economy in the Soviet Republics: 1965-1989” No.43.

2014.02.19

New Publication was updated:

Iwasaki, I.,“Global Financial Crisis, Corporate Governance, and Firm Survival: The Russian Experience”, Journal of Comparative Economics, 42 (1), 2014, pp. 178-211.

Iwasaki, I.,“What Determines Audit Independence and Expertise in Russia? Firm-Level Evidence”, Corporate Ownership & Control, 11 (2), 2014, pp. 81-107.

2013.11.24.

New Publication was updated:

Iwasaki, I.,“Firm-Level Determinants of Board System Choice: Evidence from Russia”, Comparative Economic Studies, 55 (4), 2013, pp. 636-671.

2013.11.20.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Iwasaki, I., and M. Tokunaga “Spillover versus Ownership: A Meta-Analysis of Transition Literature” No.42.

2013.10.08.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Uegaki, A., and F. Sugiura, “Political Economy of the Failure of the Socialist Economic System: A Systematic Review” No.41 (in Japanese).

2013.08.07.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Iwasaki, I., and K. Suganuma “A Gravity Model of Russian Trade: The Role of Foreign Direct Investment and Socio-Cultural Similarity” No.40.

2013.08.03.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Iwasaki, I., and M. Tokunaga “Macroeconomic Impacts of FDI in Transition Economies: A Meta-Study” No.39.

2013.06.05.

Members were updated:

Akira UEGAKI, Professor at the Seinan Gakuin University (Fukuoka, Japan), and Masahiro TOKUNAGA, Associate Professor at the Kansai University (Osaka, Japan) became our Co-researchers.

2013.05.09.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Nobe, K., “Long-Term Agricultural Statistics for Central Asian Republics of the Former Soviet Union” No.38 (in Japanese).

2013.05.01.

Revised Working Paper was uploaded:

Iwasaki, I., “Economics of Corporate Form: Why Do Russian Firms Prefer to Be Closed Companies?” No.3 (first published in December 2007).

 

ANNOUNCEMENT:

The International Conference "The Pacific Rim Economies: Institutions, Transition and Development" will be held at the Hoam Convention Center, Seoul National University (Seoul City, South Korea) on April 24th- 26th, 2013.

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Programme is HERE!

2013.04.17.

Members were updated:

Koichi NOBE, Professor at the Senshu University (Tokyo, Japan), became our Co-researcher.

2013.04.11.

Members were updated.

2013.04.07.

Members were updated:

Yuko ADACHI, Associate Professor at the Sophia University (Tokyo, Japan), became our Co-researcher.

2013.03.04.

New Books and Publication were updated:

Bojnec, S., et al., eds., Overcoming the Crisis, Koper: University of Primorska Press, 2012.

Rosefielde, S., et al., eds., Prevention and Crisis Management, Singapore: World Scientific, 2013.

2013.02.22.

New Working Paper was updated:

Iwasaki, I., “What Determines Audit Independence and Expertise in Russia? Firm-Level Evidence” No.27 (revised version).

Iwasaki, I., “Firm-Level Determinants of Board System Choice: Evidence from Russia” No.32 (revised version).

Iwasaki, I., “Global Financial Crisis, Corporate Governance, and Firm Survival: The Russian Experience” No.37 (revised version).

2013.01.13.

New Publication was updated:

Takeda, Y., “Poverty lines in Russia”, In: ILO (ed.)., Methods for Estimating the Poverty Lines: Four Country Case Studies, 2012.

2012.10.10.

New Publication was updated:

Kumo, K.,“Demographic Situations and Development Programs in the Russian Far East and Zabaikalye”, In: S. Ko and K.W. Lee (eds.), Risks and Opportunities of the Energy Sector in East Siberia and the Russian Far East, October 2012.

2012.07.12.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Iwasaki, I., “Global Financial Crisis, Corporate Governance and Firm Survival: The Case of Russia” No.37.

2012.07.04.

Publication was updated:

Kumo, K.,“Determinants of Childbirth in Russia: A Micro-Data Approach”, Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, 53 (1), 2012.

Кумо, К., Таджикские трудовые мигранты и их денежные переводы // Экономика Региона, №2, 2012.

2012.06.22.

Member was updated:

New member: Takeo HIDAI (Saitama Gakuen Univ.).

2012.06.21.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Ellman, M., “What Did the Study of Transition Economies Contribute to Mainstream Economics?” Special Issue No.2.

2012.06.20.

New Working Paper was uploaded:

Havlik, P., “Economic Transitions in Central and Eastern Europe: Any Lessons for the Arab Spring?” No.36.

2012.04.10.

Publication was updated:

Kuboniwa, M., “Diagnosing the ‘Russian Disease’: Growth and Structure of the Russian Economy”, Comparative Economic Studies, 54 (1), 2012, pp. 121-148.

2012.04.10.

Publication was updated:

Kuboniwa, M., “Diagnosing the ‘Russian Disease’: Growth and Structure of the Russian Economy”, Comparative Economic Studies, 54 (1), 2012, pp. 121-148.

2012.04.10.

Publication was updated:

Kuboniwa, M., “Diagnosing the ‘Russian Disease’: Growth and Structure of the Russian Economy”, Comparative Economic Studies, 54 (1), 2012, pp. 121-148.

2012.04.10.

Publication was updated:

Kuboniwa, M., “Diagnosing the ‘Russian Disease’: Growth and Structure of the Russian Economy”, Comparative Economic Studies, 54 (1), 2012, pp. 121-148.

2012.04.10.

Publication was updated:

Kuboniwa, M., “Diagnosing the ‘Russian Disease’: Growth and Structure of the Russian Economy”, Comparative Economic Studies, 54 (1), 2012, pp. 121-148.

2012.04.10.

Publication was updated:

Kuboniwa, M., “Diagnosing the ‘Russian Disease’: Growth and Structure of the Russian Economy”, Comparative Economic Studies, 54 (1), 2012, pp. 121-148.

2012.04.10.

Publication was updated:

Kuboniwa, M., “Diagnosing the ‘Russian Disease’: Growth and Structure of the Russian Economy”, Comparative Economic Studies, 54 (1), 2012, pp. 121-148.

2012.04.09.

Member and Research Projects were updated:

New member: Yasushi NAKAMURA (Yokohama NU).

New Research Projects:

Studies on Growth Path and Domestic/International Input-Output Relationships in the Postwar Russia;

Toward Comparative Transition Economics: A Meta-Analysis of the 20-Year History of Post-Communist Transition to a Market Economy;

Determinants of Childbirth in Russia: Micro Data Approaches.

2012.02.13.

New Book was updated:

Iwasaki, I., et al., Economic Transformation and Industrial Restructuring: The Hungarian Experience, Maruzen Pub., 2012.

2012.02.05.

Publication was updated:

Kazuhiro Kumo, “Tajik Labor Migrants and Their Remittances: Is Tajik Migration Pro-Poor?” Post-Communist Economies, 24 (1), March 2012, pp. 87-109. 

 

New Book was updated:

Коллектив авторов (incl. Кумо, К.), Миграция и миграционная политика Российской Федерации// Российская академия наук, Москва, September 2011.

2012.01.19.

Publications were updated.

Kuboniwa, M., “Petroshock: Lessons from BRICs”, In: Rosefield, S., Kuboniwa, M., and Mizobata, S., Two Asias: The Emerging Postcrisis Divide, World Scientific Pub., 2011.

Takeda, Y., “Equivalence Scales for Measuring Poverty in Transitional Russia: Engel's Food Share Method and the Subjective Economic Well-being Method”, Applied Economics Letters, 17(4), 2010, pp.351-355.

Takeda, Y., “Is Russian Economic Growth Pro-poor?”, In: Uegaki, A. and S. Tabta, eds., The Elusive Balance: Regional Powers and the Search for Sustainable Development (Comparative Studies on Regional Powers, No.2), Sapporo: Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, 2010, pp.129-142.

Такэда, Ю., Структура занятости на селе и личное подсобное хозяйство в период экономического роста в России // ХХ век и сельская Россия, Вып. 2 (CIRJE-R-9). Под ред. Х.Окуды, Токио: CIRJE, 2012, C. 250-274.

2012.01.19.

New Books were uploaded.

Steven Rosefielde, Masaaki Kuboniwa, and Satoshi Mizobata, eds., Two Asias: The Emerging Postcrisis Divide, World Scientific Pub., 2011.

Tatiana Dolgopyatova, Ichiro Iwasaki, and Andrei Yakovlev, eds., Organization and Development of Russian Business: A Firm-Level Analysis, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

2012.01.18.

Publications were updated.

Игараси, Н. и Кумо, К., Голоса женщин: гендерные исследование в Тажикистане// Миграционный мост между Центральной Азией и Россией, Рязанцев, С.В. и Каримов, О.К. ред., Москва, Экон-информ, Oct.31, 2011, стр. 222-230.

Кумо, К., Таджикские трудовые мигранты и их денежные переводы// Миграционный мост между Центральной Азией и Россией, Рязанцев , С.В. и Каримов, О.К. ред., Москва, Экон-информ, Oct. 31, 2011, стр. 308-315.

Коллектив авторов (incl. Кумо, К.), Миграция и миграционная политика Россииской Федерации// Российская академия наук, Москва, September 2011.

2012.01.18.

New working paper was uploaded.

Kazuhiro KUMO, Mortality in Russia Revisited: A Survey.

2012.01.04.

New working papers were uploaded (Takeo HIDAI, Soviet Kolkhoz Farmer and State Certificates of Land Using in Ural Region, 1935-1940; and Takeo HIDAI, New Kolkhoz Model Charter and Its Violation by Farmers in Ural Region of Soviet Russia, 1935-1940).

2011.10.25.

Publication was updated (Iwasaki, I. and Suzuki, T.,“The determinants of corruption in transition economies”, Economics Letters, 114(1), 2012, pp. 54-60.)

2011.9.29.

Publication was updated (Frye, T. and Iwasaki, I., “Government directors and business-state relations in Russia”, European Journal of Political Economy, 27(4), 2011, pp. 642-658.)

2011.8.16.

Publication was updated (Masaaki KUBONIWA, “The Russian growth path and TFP changes in light of estimation of the production function using quarterly data”, Post-Communist Economies, 23(3), 2011, pp. 311-325).

2011.5.30.

A new working paper was uploaded (Ichiro IWASAKI, Executive Board: The Russian Experience).

2011.5.16.

A new working paper was uploaded (Masaaki KUBONIWA, Impact of Trading Gains on Economic Growth in BRICs for 1995-2010: Some Lessons from BRICs).

2011.4.19.

Members were updated.

Publication was updated (Kazuhiro KUMO, Fertility Trends in Russia: Viewed through Micro-Data and Demographic Structure, Japanese Slavic and East European Studies, vo.31, 2011, pp.81-92.
Kazuhiro KUMO, Explaining Fertility Trends in Russia// Россия и страны Северо-восточной Азии: Вопросы экономического сотрудничества, под. ред. Татаркина, А.И., Институт экономики Уральского отделения РАН, Екатеринбург, October 5, 2010, стр.19-27.
Kazuhiro KUMO, Explaining Fertility trends in Russia, Natural Resource Development, Population and Environment in Russia, Japan Foundation & Institute MIRBIS, 2010, Moscow, pp.69-77.)

2011.3.31.

Publication was updated (Masaaki KUBONIWA,“Russian Growth Path in Light of the Production Function Estimation using Quarterly Data”, in I. Korhonen and L. Solanko eds., From Soviet Plans to Russian Reality, WSOY Pro, Helsinki, 2011, pp.39-51.
Masaaki KUBONIWA,“Growth and Diversification of the Russian Economy in the Light of Input-Output Tables”, The Journal of Econometric Study of Northeast Asia, 7(2), 2011, pp.1-16.).

2011.3.11.

A new working paper was uploaded (Yoshisada Shida, 'The Household Money Income and Expenditure in the Soviet Republics: Re-estimation, 1960-1989').

2011.1.18.

A new working paper was uploaded (Masaaki Kuboniwa, 'Russian Growth Path and TFP Changes in Light of the Estimation of Production Function using Quarterly Data').

2010.12.1.

"Research Network" was newly added.

2010.11.10.

Publication was updated (Abe, N. and Iwasaki, I., “Organizational Culture and Corporate Governance in Russia: A Study of Managerial Turnover”, Post-Communist Economies, 22(4), 2010, pp.449-470.).

2010.10.21.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2010.9.21.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2010.9.17.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2010.6.29.

Publication was updated.

2010.6.14.

Publication was updated.

2010.6.4.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2010.5.31.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2010.5.7.

Members were updated.
Publication was updated.
Research Projects were updated.
A new working paper was uploaded.

2010.4.16.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2010.4.1.

Members were updated.

2010.1.15.

Publication was updated.

2009.11.20.

New working papers were uploaded.

2009.10.1.

New working papers were uploaded.

2009.9.18.

Research Projects were updated.

2009.7.30.

Publication was updated.

2009.6.23.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2009.6.2.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2009.5.21.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2009.5.1.

Publication was updated.

2009.4.24.

Research Projects were updated.

2009.4.2.

Members were updated.

2009.3.4.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2009.2.23.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2009.2.10.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2008.12.9.

Lecture by Prof.Janos Kornai was held.
His presentation paper was uploaded as RRC Working Paper Special Issue.

2008.12.1.

Publication was updated.

2008.9.30.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2008.9.10.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2008.8.26.

ISSN for RRC working paper series was registered formally.

2008.7.11.

New working papers were uploaded.

2008.6.16.

A page about research projects of RRC was newly added.

2008.6.9.

A new working paper was uploaded.

2008.5.12.

Our address and telephone number were changed.

2008.5.1.

Publication was updated.

2008.4.21.

Publication was updated.

2008.4.15.

A new working paper was uploaded.
Information about RRC and members was updated.

2007.12.28.

The Russian Research Center Working Paper Series were uploaded.

2007.11.25.

A tentative web-site of the center was made open.

2007.11.1.

The Russian Research Center was established at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.