Regional Economic Analysis of Power, Elections, and Secession

Regional Economic Analysis of Power, Elections, and Secession

by Moriki Hosoe (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784431558958
Publisher: Springer Japan
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives , #21
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Moriki Hosoe is designated professor in the Faculty of Economics at KumamotoGakuenUniversity, Japan. He earned Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Bachelor’s degree in Economics at Kyushu University, Japan. After that, he earned Ph.D. degree in Economics at Kyushu University, Japan. Then he was a professor in the Faculty of Economics at Kyushu University. After retirement, he was a professor in the Faculty of Economic at Kumamoto Gakuen University. His research field is game theory and public policy. His other research field is law and economics. He serves president of Japan Section of Regional Science Association International and also serves president of Japan Association of Law and Economics.

Dr. Sato is associate professor of Contemporary Social Studies at Nagasaki Wesleyan University, Japan. He completed his Diploma, B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics at Kyushu University, Japan. He was Research Associate of Economics at Graduate School of Economics at Kyushu University. He teaches Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Public economics at Nagasaki Wesleyan University. His research has addressed Applied microeconomics especially Public economics, Political economy and Law and economics.

Dr. Tadahisa Ohno is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at Kumamoto University, Japan. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics at Saga University, Japan. After that, he earned a Master’s degree and Ph.D. degree in Economics at Kyushu University, Japan. He was an assistant professor in the Faculty of Economics at Kyushu University. After that, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Research and Education Center of Carbon Resources, Kyushu University. Thereafter he was a post-doctoral fellow at Center for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Studies, Kyushu University. He has studied Public Economics. Especially, he has been interested in the theoretical studies of intergovernmental competition.

Dr. Takashi KIHARA is professor of Faculty of Economics, at Dokkyo University, Japan. He completed his graduate work at George Washington University in U.S.A. to obtain M.A. in Economics. He earned PhD in Economics from Hokkaido University in Japan. Before joining Dokkyo University, he worked for Ministries of Finance and Foreign affairs as well as Economic Planning Agency of Japanese government in such posts as deputy director, director or director general. He also served Inter-American Development Bank and Asian Development Bank Institute as officer and director, as well as in Nagasaki University and Kyushu University as professor. His research focuses on empirical analyses of development assistance, conflicts, financial structure, and demography. KIHARA has served as executive director of Japan Association of Applied Economics and senior visiting fellow of Policy Research Institute of Ministry of Finance.

Table of Contents

1. The Issue of Regional Conflict and Secession.-2. Secession, Representative Elections, and Political Governance.-3. Regional Integration and Secession with Rent Seeking.-4. Integration and Secession under Threat of Third Region.-5. Integration, Third Region Effect, and Policy Commitment.-6. Secession and Fiscal Policy.-7. Voting and Secession.-8. Resource Sharing, Civil Conflict, and Secession.-9. Empirical Analyses of Secession and Integration: What Determines National Size?.

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