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Socio�?Economic Studies on Suicide: A Survey
In this article, we review economic theories and empirical studies on the socioeconomic aspects of suicide. Through our survey, we would like to emphasize the importance of studying suicide byExpand
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How Is Suicide Different in Japan
In this study, we analyze suicide rates among OECD countries with a particular effort made to gain insight into how suicide in Japan is different from suicides in other OECD countries. SeveralExpand
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Suicide and Life Insurance
In this paper, we investigate the nexus between life insurance and suicide behavior using OECD cross-country data from 1980 to 2002. Through semiparametric instrumental variable regressions withExpand
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Those Who are Left Behind: An Estimate of the Number of Family Members of Suicide Victims in Japan
This paper contributes to the literature of suicide studies by presenting procedures and its estimates of the number of family members who lose their loved ones to suicide. Using Japanese aggregateExpand
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[Development of nursing key performance indicators for an intensive care unit by using a balanced scorecard].
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to develop visions of nursing service, nursing strategies and key performance indicators (KPIs) for an intensive care unit (ICU) based on a Balanced ScorecardExpand
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Joint liability borrowing and suicide: The case of Japan
This paper develops a model for joint liability borrowings that facilitates credit market transactions ex ante, but may induce the borrower's suicide ex post through the stigma associated withExpand
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Joint Liability Borrowing and Suicide
This paper shows that joint liability borrowing may put too much pressure on the borrower, mainly through the stigma in case of repayment failure, and leads to a vexing outcome|the suicide of theExpand
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Effects of the Sunday Shopping Restriction in Korea
type="main" xml:id="coep12127-abs-0001"> We examine the effectiveness of Korea's Sunday superstore shopping regulation, whose purpose is to protect small- and medium-sized retailers as well asExpand
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Global Crisis, Exchange Rate Response, and Economic Performance: A Story of Two Countries in East Asia
Abstract We consider Korea and Japan in East Asia as the representative country of each of the two groups: high- versus low-depreciation economies during the 2008 global financial crisis. AlthoughExpand
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Does Media Coverage of a Celebrity Suicide Trigger Copycat Suicides?: Evidence from Korean Cases
ABSTRACT This article investigates the link between media coverage of celebrity suicides and the nation’s suicide rate. The instrumental variable regression is applied to suicide data from StatisticsExpand
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