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  • gAn Estimation of the Inside-Bank Premiumh (with Tadanobu Nemoto and Yoshiaki Ogura), forthcoming in the Journal of the Japanese and International Economies. RIETI DP.
  • gThe Effects of Public Capital Infusions on Banks' Risk-Shifting to the Deposit Insurance System in Japanh (with Brahim Guizani), Journal of Financial Stability vol. 26 (October 2016), 15-30. working paper version.
  • gAre Trade Creditors Relationship Lenders?h (with Hirofumi Uchida and Gregory Udell), Japan and the World Economy, vol. 25-26 (January-March 2013), 24-38.
  • gForeign Direct Investment and Regulatory Remedies for Banking Crises: Lessons from Japanh (with Linda Allen and Suparna Chakraborty), Journal of International Business Studies,  vol. 42, no. 7 (May 2011), 875-893. working paper version with a slightly different title
  • gInformation Verifiability, Bank Organization, and Bank Competion: The Benefit of Bank-Borrower Relationships in Japanh (with Masaji Kano, Hirofumi Uchida and Gregory Udell), Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 35, no. 4, (April, 2011) 935-954.
  • gDoes a Large Loss of Bank Capital Cause Evergreening? Evidence from Japan,h Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, vol. 24, no1 (March 2010).
  • gBank Size and Lending Relationships in Japan,h Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, vol. 22, no. 2 (June, 2008), (co-authored with Hirofumi Uchida and Gregory F. Udell).

·         gPrudential Regulation and the gCredit Crunchh: Evidence from Japan,h working paper version, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, vol. 39, no. 2-3 (March/April 2007).

·         gHousehold Saving in Japan,h The Japanese Economic Review, vol. 52, no. 2 (June 2001) (co-authored with David W. Campbell)

·         gA Comparison of Household Asset/Saving Surveys in Japan,h Economic Review (Keizai Kenkyu), vol. 51, no. 1 (January 2000), (co-authored with David W. Campbell)

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