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Business fixed investment and the recent business cycle in Japan

Nobuhiro Kiyotaki

Business fixed investment and the recent business cycle in Japan

by Nobuhiro Kiyotaki

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Published by NationalBureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliographic references [p34-35].

StatementNobuhiro Kiyotaki, Kenneth D. West.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no.5546
ContributionsWest, Kenneth D., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination33,[17]p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17500775M

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Business fixed investment and the recent business cycle in Japan by Nobuhiro Kiyotaki Download PDF EPUB FB2

Business Fixed Investment and the Recent Business Cycle in Japan Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Kenneth D. West. Chapter in NBER book NBER Macroeconomics AnnualVolume 11 (), Ben S.

Bernanke and Julio J. Rotemberg, Editors (p. - ) Conference held MarchPublished in January by MIT Press in Macroeconomics Annual Book Series. Business Fixed Investment and the Recent Business Cycle in Japan 1.

Introduction In the last decade, the Japanese economy has gone through both its strong- est expansion of the last twenty years and its most severe recession of the last forty years.

During this decade, business fixed investment. behavior of investment in the recent recession in Japan. Using a conven-tional neoclassical model of investment as their guide, they estimate a variety of vector autoregressions (VARs), which they then use to decom-pose forecast errors in capital accumulation.

They find that for some of. Get this from a library. Business fixed investment and the recent business cycle in Japan. [Nobuhiro Kiyotaki; Kenneth David West; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. need not cook up more complex models of investment based on imper-fect capital markets to explain the recent business cycle.

At one level I agree with Kiyotaki and West. They have done a thought-ful and thorough job of showing that the flexible accelerator model is a rather good empirical model of fixed investment in Japan during the last four.

To analyze business fixed investment in Japan, which has been unusually volatile in recent years, we develop and apply a loglinear flexible accelerator model.

We find that movements in business fixed investment are consistent with movements in output and the tax- adjusted cost of capital, both on average during our entire sample and during the recent business by: recent economic history in Japan.

Using this review as a guide, I estimate several VARs and use them to support my contention that monetary policy and stock price movements are the key to accounting for the behavior of investment.

Finally, I relate the empirical findings. " Business Fixed Investment and the Recent Business Cycle in Japan," NBER Chapters, in: NBER Macroeconomics AnnualVol pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Nobuhiro Kiyotaki & Kenneth D. West, Productivity and Business Cycles in Japan - Evidence from Japanese Industry Data- T. Miyagawa, Y. Sakuragawa, and M. Takizawa. June Abstract Constructing thirty-seven industries database, we examines whether measured productivity in Japan is procyclical and.

Created Date: 7/18/ PM. This paper studies fixed investment in Japan. The most notable characteristic of the postwar Japanese economy was perhaps its very rapid economic growth, a trait it shared with West Germany.

Investment not only determines the rate of capital accumulation, but to the extent that most modern technological innovations are embodied in new capital Cited by: 1. Lars Tvede's Business Cycles is the best ever written book about business and investment cycles. Reading this book will enhance investors ability to understand price swings in bonds, commodities, equities and real estate." - Jorgen Chidekel, President and founder of ProValue AGCited by: 9.

Public investment and business cycles: The figure shows that almost 80% of general government fixed investment is implemented by local governments.

Incidentally, local governments in Japan undertake public investment using intergovernmental transfers, which include local allocation tax grants and national treasury disbursements from the Cited by: INTRODUCTION The second half of the s witnessed a major and widespread recovery in business investment expenditures in the OECD countries.

Real gross fixed invest- ment by the business sector grew by only per cent per year from to and stagnated during the recessionary period of to In the five. To analyze business fixed investment in Japan, which has been unusually volatile in recent years, we develop and apply a loglinear flexible accelerator model.

We find that movements in business fixed investment are consistent with movements in output and the tax- adjusted cost of capital, both on average during our entire sample and Author: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki and Kenneth D.

West. ~After WWII, Japan experienced high economic growth. DuringJapan became the economy with the second largest GDP in the world. ~In the ’s, exporting to U.S.A and Europe began to be more difficult. United States abolished the convertibility of the dollar into gold.

This forced Japan to revalue their yen to against the U.S.A dollar. Japanese business cycles during our sample period have been of about the same magnitude as business cycles in the U.S.

The variability of output in the U.S. is and in Japan it is Once one allows for the sampling uncertainty measured by the standard errors it is difficult to dismiss the possibility that the two statistics are the by:   • It can clearly be seen in the continuation of Japan’s closed labor and goods markets, the enormous power exercised by Japan’s farmers, lack of immigration, lack of openness to foreign direct investment and that crucial reform: to allow failed business to fail.

Thus, Japan simply no longer has a business cycle at all. Business Fixed Investment and the Recent Business Cycle in Japan,(with Nobuhiro Kiyotaki), in NBER Macroeconomics Annual,B. Bernanke and J. Rotemberg (eds.), Cambridge: MIT Press (). Asymptotic Inference About Predictive Ability, Econometrica 64 (), Bank of Japan C.P.O BOX TOKYO JAPAN Financial Accelerator Effects in Japan's Business Cycles Ichiro Fukunaga Working Paper 0 V iews expressed in Working Paper Series are those of authors and do not necessarily ˜ reflect those of the Bank of Japan Cited by:.

business fixed investment has started to expand in recent years. Knowledge such as people's skills and expertise, science and technology, and education recently has become more and more important for economic growth. This is indicated by the recent increase in investments intended for software as well as research and development.The Juglar cycle is a fixed investment cycle of 7 to 11 years identified in by Clément Juglar.

Within the Juglar cycle one can observe oscillations of investments into fixed capital and not just changes in the level of employment of the fixed capital (and respective changes in inventories), as is observed with respect to Kitchin cycles.

research employing spectral analysis confirmed.Business Cycles Economic developments in the s and s have given rise to new questions about the business cycle.

The U.S. economy has been experiencing a pe-riod of sustained expansion since the middle ofwith unemployment declining to levels not witnessed since the early s. While the decline in unemploy.