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The Economic Costs of Drug-Trafficking Violence in Mexico

June 2017

The levels of violence in Mexico have dramatically increased in the last few years due to structural changes in the drug trafficking business.

Cold war isomorphism: Communist regimes and the West European model of worker participation

July 2016

In studies of cultural globalisation, the influence of communist regimes on Western Europe has remained under-theorised and little explored.

Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe

March 2016

In today's social climate of acknowledged and growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich?

Capital Market Regulation in Japan after the Global Financial Crisis

December 2015

This paper is examines the evolution of Japan’s capital markets and the related regulatory reforms after the Global Financial Crisis.

Those Who Know Most: Insider Trading in Eighteenth-Century Amsterdam

November 2015

This paper studies how private information is incorporated into prices, using a unique setting from the eighteenth century that is closer to stylized models of price discovery than modern-day...

The Boats That Did Not Sail: Asset Price Volatility in A Natural Experiment

August 2015

What explains short-term fluctuations of stock prices?

Implementing Structural Reforms in Abenomics: How to Reduce the Cost of Doing Business in Japan

August 2015

Improving the environment for business is an important part of the growth strategy of Abenomics.

Will the U.S. and Europe Avoid a Lost Decade? Lessons from Japan's Postcrisis Experience

June 2015

This paper reexamines Japanese policy choices during its banking crisis in the 1990s and draws some lessons relevant for the United States and Europe in the aftermath of the global financial crisis...

Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea

March 2015

Global Talent seeks to examine the utility of skilled foreigners beyond their human capital value by focusing on their social capital potential, especially their role as transnational bridges...

‘Oorja’ in India: Assessing a large-scale commercial distribution of advanced biomass stoves to households

April 2014

Replacing traditional stoves with advanced alternatives that burn more cleanly has the potential to ameliorate major health problems associated with indoor air pollution in developing countries....

Comparative Institutional Analysis: Theory, Corporations and East Asia. Selected Papers of Masahiko Aoki

January 2014

This volume collects 22 articles by Masahiko Aoki, selected from writings published over the course of his 45-year academic career.

Public Private Interplay for Next Generation Access Networks: Lessons and Warnings from Japan's Broadband Success

December 2013

This paper contributes to the discussion of how Public Private Interplay (PPI) can be used to foster Next Generation Access (NGA) buildouts in Europe by introducing the experience of Japan.

The Economic Costs of Drug-Trafficking Violence in Mexico

December 2013

The levels of violence in Mexico have dramatically increased in the last few years due to structural changes in the drug trafficking business.

Industrial Policy Reconsidered in a Digital World

July 2013

In our current era, the advent of digital technologies and accelerating globalization is driving ever-faster commoditization of firms and products.  With rapidly improving Information and...

Knowledge Perspectives of New Product Development: A Comparative Approach

December 2012

New product and service development is the lifeblood of any enterprise.

Neuroeconomy: An Emerging Field of Theory and Practice

July 2012

This article gives a short, introductory overview of basic aspects of the emerging field of neuroeconomics, as a contemporary approach to economic theory and practice.

The Gathering Storm: Analyzing the Cloud Computing Ecosystem and Implications for Public Policy

March 2012

The authors contend that cloud computing is historically unique by simultaneously being an innovation ecosystem, production platform, and global marketplace.

Does China Want to Buy Europe? Europe's Crisis and China's Reluctant Rise

March 2012

Entrepreneurship in Japan’s ICT Sector: Opportunities and Protection from Japan’s Telecommunications Regulatory Regime Shift

January 2012

Entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship played a critical role in transforming Japan’s telecommunications sector.

Advancing a conceptual model of evidence-based practice implementation in public service sectors

December 2011

Abstract Implementation science is a quickly growing discipline.

Trading Company Relationships as an Integrated Network for Innovation: Evidence from Two ‘Ordinary’ Industries of Textiles and Steel

December 2011

There is a large literature on innovation and the importance of a node and a network asimportant to creating an environment for such innovation.

Will Cross-Border Human Networks Drive Entrepreneurship Activities in Japan? Implications of Venture Capital Globalization

December 2011

Venture capital investment has become globalized in the business landscape.

Rural Electrification: Strategies for Distributed Generation

December 2011

An estimated 1.6 billion people worldwide have no access to electricity. An untold number of others live with electricity that is erratic and of poor quality.

Going Private in China: The Politics of Corporate Restructuring and System Reform

December 2011

As the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) set about reforming its centrally planned economy, it faced the thorny policy question of how to reform its state-owned enterprises (SOEs).

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Condoleezza Rice Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Political Science, Professor, Management, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Jaclyn Selby Research Scholar
Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar Professor of the Practice, Law
Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Professor
Kathryn M. McDonald Senior Research Scholar Executive Director, CHP/PCOR, Senior Scholar, CHP/PCOR
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Image of Christophe Crombez Christophe Crombez Senior Research Scholar Senior Research Scholar, TEC
Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Daniel P. Kessler Professor, Law, Professor, Political Economy
David Brady Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution