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Global spread of pharmaceutical patent protections: micro evidence from the international equivalents of the drug patents in Japan

Okada, Yoshimi : Sadao Nagaoka
WP#16-07 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2016/07/13)

We investigate the global spread of pharmaceutical patent protections as acquired by firms, based on a novel global patent database for all significant medical drugs introduced in Japan. It gives us the propensity of filing and grant rate for each country for the granted patents in Japan. Major findings are the following. Both the fili…

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    Is Higher Status an Indicator of Higher Quality? Evidence from Japanese Audit Industry, 2002-2014

    28th Annual Meeting of SASE (Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics) (2016/06/24)

    Conference Paper: submitted by Karube, Masaru

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    • 組織論
    • 社会学
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      Analysing R&D in the Japanese Construction Industry

      Konno, Yukiko
      WP#16-06 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2016/04/08)

      This study examines the reasons for research and development (R&D) inactivity in the Japan’s construction industry. It focuses on the impact of Japan’s public works bid…

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        The measurement of scope economies using multi-product composite cost function

        Konno, Yukiko
        WP#16-05 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2016/04/08)

        This study employs a multi-product composite cost function to examine whether the major Japanese general contractors obtain scope economies by diversification. The analysis results indicate that the contractors do not obtain scope economies by the sector and client diversification.

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          Claim Length as a Value Predictor of a Patent

          Okada, Yoshimi : Yusuke Naito : Sadao Nagaoka
          WP#16-04 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2016/04/07)

          The claim of a patent defines the scope of patent right and provides crucial information on patent value. However, most empirical research uses only the number of claims as an indicator of patent value. We show that the breadth of a claim of Japanese patents, measured by the inverse of claim length, has significant explanatory power fo…

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            "Can You Teach a Lion to Roar?" Selected African Skills Development and Capacity Building Perspectives: Breaking Down Old Paradigms and Creating New Opportunities

            Dumisani Magadlela
            WP#16-03 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2016/03/31)

            This research paper explores selected sub-Saharan African skills development and capacity building priorities needed for the sub-continent to achieve its growth targets …

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              The Changing Networks of the Wenzhou Apparel Industry: Descriptive Features and Cluster Analysis

              Nishiguchi, Toshihiro: Motoko Tsujita
              WP#16-02 (in Japanese) Hitotsubashi University IIR (2016/03/22)

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                Brand Royalty and Generic Competition

                Wan, Yunyun(Jiangyun)
                WP#16-01 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2016/01/13)

                Facing generic competition, a brand-name drug company sometimes launches its own generic called an "authorized generic"(AG) through a third-party entity. If an authorized party transfers a substantial part of its profits to the brand-name drug company, the letter's total profit increases as a result and every branded drug that comes of…

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                  Can the Wenzhou Model That Has Led Spontaneous Capitalism in China Outgrow Itself?: The Prosperity and Limits of Wenzhou Firms’ Community Capital

                  Nishiguchi, Toshihiro: Motoko Tsujita
                  『Hitotsubashi Business Review』 Vol. 63 No. 3 pp. 18-33 (in Japanese) (2015/12/24)

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                    Entrepreneurship and Job Relatedness of Human Capital

                    Ohyama, Atsushi
                    『Economica』 (2015/12/01)

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                      Motivating and Enabling Firm Innovation Effort: Integrating Penrosian and Behavioral Theory Perspectives on Slack Resources

                      Malen, Joel
                      『Hitotsubashi Journal of Commerce and Management』 Vol.49 No.1 pp.37-54 (2015/10/29)

                      This paper investigates why some firms make more effort to innovate than others. Building on ideas articulated by Edith Penrose in The Theory of the Growth of the Firm (2009), I develop a theoretical framework articulating how the intensity with which firms engage in innovation development to heterogeneity in levels of human and physic…

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                        The Samurai Company: Double Creative Response in Meiji Japan

                        Yonekura, Seiichiro
                        『Hitotsubashi Journal of Commerce and Management』 Vol.49 No.1 pp. 1-23 (2015/10/29)

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                          Japanese People Have Regained Confidence,

                          JETRO Switzerland Newsletter, Issue 78 (2015/10/01)

                          Aoshima, Yaichi pp.1-2

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                            The Merger Paradox and R&D

                            Miyagiwa, Kaz : Yunyun(Jiangyun) Wan
                            WP#15-21 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2015/09/28)

                            The merger paradox is revisited in the presence of cost-reducing R&D in Cournot oligopoly. Two cases are found, in which merger is profitable without satisfying the 80-percent threshold requirement of Salant et al (1983).

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                              From My Bookshelf: The Earthly Bible / Tocqueville, Alexis de, De la Democratie en Amerique

                              Nishiguchi, Toshihiro
                              『Hitotsubashi Business Review』 Vol. 63 No. 2 P. 89 (in Japanese) (2015/09/24)

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                                Initial Public Offering and Financing of Biotechnology Start-ups: Evidence from Japan

                                Honjo, Yuji : Sadao Nagaoka
                                WP#15-20 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2015/09/10)

                                This paper explores the initial public offering (IPO) and financing of biotechnology start-ups in Japan. Using a unique data set, we find that biotechnology start-ups in…

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                                  Pharmaceutical patents and generic entry competition: A New View on the Hatch-Waxman Act

                                  Wan, Yunyun(Jiangyun) : Kaz Miyagiwa
                                  WP#15-18 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2015/08/25)

                                  This paper presents a model of generic entry competition that captures salient features of the Hatch-Waxman Act, enacted with two incompaible objectives of restoring inc…

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                                    A Cost Benefit Analysis of AminoIndex™ Cancer Screening in Japan

                                    Tamura, Masaoki : Akira Imaizumi : Takahiko Muramatsu : Nobuhisa Shimba
                                    WP#15-14 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2015/08/03)

                                    This article presents a cost benefit analysis of AminoIndexTM Cancer Screening (AICS) in Japan. AICS is a new cancer diagnosis method based on profiles of amino acids. The cost benefit analysis is performed on each type of cancer, each sex, and each age class. The results indicate that AICS is cost-beneficial mainly for 50-75 years old…

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                                      What is Essential is Invisible to the Eye : Industrial Policy as a Dynamic Interaction Process between Government and Firms

                                      Yonekura, Seiichiro
                                      『Asian Research Policy』 Vol. 6 Issue 1 1-27 (2015/07/20)

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                                        Effects of early patent disclosure on knowledge dissemination: evidence from the pre-grant publication system introduced in the United States

                                        Okada, Yoshimi and Sadao Nagaoka
                                        WP#15-12 Hitotsubashi University IIR (2015/07/10)

                                        In order to assess the disclosure function of the patent system, this study examined the impact of the pre-grant publication system introduced in the United States in 2000. Unlike earlier studies, the applicant (inventor) non-self-citations (excluding examiner citations) were used to track knowledge flow. The causal effects of disclosu…

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