Institutions

Same rules, different games: Variation in the outcomes of "Japanese-style" supply relationships

This paper debunks the myth of a monolithic model of “Japanese-style” supply relationships and illustrates how idiosyncratic elements of an industry’s environment interact with a country’s institutional environment. Abstract and download

Liberalization and litigation: Evidence from Japan

Liberalization has allowed greater foreign entry into Japan. We demonstrate that the litigious behavior of foreign firms has led Japanese firms to also become more litigious. Abstract and download