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Yosuke Yasuda
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It’s Lonely at the Top
I just noticed the U.S.News 2017 Best Colleges Rankings released. Princeton keeps the first place, as usual :) Increasing trend of tuition and fees is somewhat beyond my expectation. It costs $50,000/year or above in many national colleges on the ranking li...

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Wants, Greed, and Capitalism
A special TV program on capitalism ( link ) will be broadcasted tomorrow by NHK from 11pm (50 minutes) in Japan. The Japanese title of the program is "欲望と資本主義", which roughly corresponds to the title of this blog post. The program aims to (re)consider esse...

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The Greatest Happiness of the MINIMUM Number
I uploaded the manuscript titled " Equal Market Design I: Competitive Market Achieves the Greatest Happiness of the Minimum Number " at SSRN a month ago, which has been downloaded more than 500 times so far! I would like to say big thanks to all of those wh...

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Theory Seminar (Amir) at UTS
I attended a theory seminar at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) yesterday by Professor Rabah Amir from Univ. of Iowa, talking about the following theoretical IO paper: Amir, R., Ericksonz, P., and Jin, J. "On the microeconomic foundations of linea...

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Chamberlin vs. Smith in Roth (1995)
I found very interesting description in The Handbook of Experimental Economics , Chapter 1: Introduction to Experimental Economics by Alvin Roth. He refers two pioneering papers on experimental economics, Chamberlin (1948) and Smith (1962), which investigat...

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History of Japan in 9 minutes
I found a very interesting, entertaining, and informative movie. You can learn Japan's history just in 9 minutes! Please check this out!! P.S. I have changed the title of this blog. Those who are familiar with economics books may guess where it comes from .

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SlideShare
I've uploaded lecture slides at SlideShare . They are written in English or Japanese. The below are the titles (+ links) of the slides that are written in English. It would be great if you could take a look! Introduction to Decision Making Theory   Introduc...

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New Papers
My new paper, " Exit Option Can Make Cooperation Easier " (joint with with Takako Fujiwara Greve) is uploaded at SSRN. The manuscript is very short (only 7 pages!). Please take a look if you are interested in how introducing exit option would affect coopera...

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Are Economists Japan's New Exports?
I created a list of Japanese economists who currently work at universities outside of Japan: Link . Although the list is still incomplete (it may never be complete), the number of economists already reaches 97, almost 100!  This is far beyond my expectation...
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