Masami Imai, professor of economics, professor of East Asian studies, is the author of a newly-published paper and a paper that just won an award. ”Local Economic Effects of a Government-Owned Depository Institution: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Japan,” was given the best paper award in the Journal of Financial Intermediation. The paper, originally published in that journal in January 2012, can be read here.
Imai is also the co-author–with Peter Hull of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology–of a paper,”Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Foreign Interest Rate Movements,” published in the Journal of Development Economics in July. It can be read online here.