Research Programs: Industry Frontiers

Policy Analyses on Industrial Organization

Project Leader/Sub-Leader

OHASHI Hiroshi

OHASHI Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow)

Leader

Overview

Abenomics has been successful in the past years as evidenced by nominal gross domestic product (GDP) and corporate revenues reaching record high levels, and the unemployment rate also hitting its lowest level. In the meantime, capital investment of firms and consumption are stagnant. The purpose of this study is to examine the extent to which market structure matters in the weak corporate activities, and analyze the extent to which policy measures play roles in stimulating corporate activities.

January 15, 2018 - December 31, 2019