Yoko Niimi

Doshisha University

Imadegawa-agaru, Shinmachi-dori, Kamigyo-ku

Kyoto, Kyoto 602-0047

Japan

Asian Growth Research Institute

Research Associate Professor

11-4 Ohtemachi, Kokurakita-ku

Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 803-0814

Japan

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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Financial Sector Development, Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction: A Literature Review

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 173
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 May 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Peradeniya, Doshisha University, Binghamton University, Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Asian Development Bank - Economic Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Migration and Remittances: Causes and Linkages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4087
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yoko Niimi and Caglar Ozden
Doshisha University and World Bank - Research Department
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Population Policies, Remittances, Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality

Migration and Remittances: Causes and Linkages

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Oct 2006
Caglar Ozden and Yoko Niimi
World Bank - Research Department and Doshisha University
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migration, remittances, brain drain

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Gender Equality and Inclusive Growth in Developing Asia

INEQUALITY AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH: MEASUREMENT, POLICY ISSUES, AND COUNTRY STUDIES, Forthcoming, Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 186
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Yoko Niimi
Doshisha University
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Gender Equality, Inclusive Growth, Millennium Development Goals, Asia and the Pacific

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Remittances and the Brain Drain: Skilled Migrants Do Remit Less

IZA Working Paper No. 3393
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 May 2008
Yoko Niimi, Caglar Ozden and Maurice Schiff
Doshisha University, World Bank - Research Department and Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
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migration, remittances, education level, brain drain

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Determinants of Remittances: Recent Evidence Using Data on Internal Migrants in Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4586
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yoko Niimi, Thai Hung Pham and Barry Reilly
Doshisha University, University of Sussex - Department of Economics and University of Sussex - School of Social Sciences & Cultural Studies
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Population Policies, Access to Finance, Gender and Development, Debt Markets, Remittances

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日本の高齢者世帯の貯蓄行動に関する実証分析 (An Empirical Analysis of the Saving Behavior of Elderly Households in Japan)

ISER Discussion Paper No. 1018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Charles Yuji Horioka and Yoko Niimi
Kobe University and Doshisha University
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Bequest Motive, Elderly, Life Cycle Model, Saving, Wealth Accumulation, Wealth Decumulation

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Do Regional Trade Pacts Benefit the Poor? An Illustration from the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement in Nicaragua

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3850
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Maurizio Bussolo and Yoko Niimi
World Bank - Chief Economist Office for Europe and Central Asia and Doshisha University
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Economic Theory & Research, Free Trade, Inequality, Markets and Market Access, Consumption

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Household Debt and Aging in Japan

ISER DP No. 1068, Wharton Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2019-17
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Dec 2019
Charles Yuji Horioka and Yoko Niimi
Kobe University and Doshisha University
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aging, borrowing, debt, homeownership, households, housing, Japan, liabilities, loans, mortgages, retirement

The Impact of Intergenerational Transfers on Household Wealth Inequality in Japan and the United States

ISER Discussion Paper No. 980
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Sep 2016
Yoko Niimi and Charles Yuji Horioka
Doshisha University and Kobe University
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bequests, education, inheritances, intergenerational transfers, inter vivos transfers, wealth distribution, wealth inequality

The Impact of Intergenerational Transfers on Household Wealth Inequality in Japan and the United States

ADBI Working Paper 655
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
Yoko Niimi and Charles Yuji Horioka
Doshisha University and Kobe University
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bequests, education, inheritances, intergenerational transfers, inter vivos transfers, wealth distribution, wealth inequality, US

The Impact of Intergenerational Transfers on Household Wealth Inequality in Japan and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w22687
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
Yoko Niimi and Charles Yuji Horioka
Doshisha University and Kobe University
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The Wealth Decumulation Behavior of the Retired Elderly in Japan: The Relative Importance of Precautionary Saving and Bequest Motives

ISER DP 1042
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Yoko Niimi and Charles Yuji Horioka
Doshisha University and Kobe University
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Aged, Bequests, Dissaving, Japan, Life-Cycle Model, Precautionary Saving, Retired Elderly, Saving, Wealth Decumulation

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住宅ローンの供給 拡大 の是非を問う (Evaluation of the Expansion of Housing Credit in Japan)

ISER DP No. 1098
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Charles Yuji Horioka and Yoko Niimi
Kobe University and Doshisha University
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Home-ownership Rate, Housing Finance, Housing Loans, Housing Purchase, Mortgages, Rent

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Was the Expansion of Housing Credit in Japan Good or Bad?

ISER DP No. 1075
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Charles Yuji Horioka and Yoko Niimi
Kobe University and Doshisha University
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Homeownership, Housing credit, Housing loans, Mortgages, Household debt, Household liabilities

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The Impact of a Failed Coup d’État on Happiness, Life Satisfaction, and Trust: The Case of the Plot in Turkey on July 15, 2016

ISER DP No. 1067
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Dec 2019
Yamaguchi University Faculty of Economics, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Kobe University and Doshisha University
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happiness, well-being, trust, life satisfaction, coup d’état, Turkey

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Does Providing Informal Elderly Care Hasten Retirement? Evidence from Japan

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 1039-1062, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
Yoko Niimi
Doshisha University
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The Impact of Intergenerational Transfers on Wealth Inequality in Japan and the United States

The World Economy, Vol. 41, Issue 8, pp. 2042-2066, 2018
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Yoko Niimi and Charles Yuji Horioka
Doshisha University and Kobe University
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bequests, education, inheritances, inter vivos transfers, intergenerational transfers, wealth distribution, wealth inequality

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Aging in Asia: Introduction to Symposium

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 879-884, 2018
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
Kobe University, ADBI, Doshisha University and Asian Development Bank Institute
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Remittances and the Brain Drain: Skilled Migrants Do Remit Less!

Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Yoko Niimi, Caglar Ozden and Maurice Schiff
Doshisha University, World Bank - Research Department and Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

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migration, remittances, education level, brain drain