Elif C. Arbatli, International Monetary Fund
Steven J. Davis, University of Chicago and NBER
Arata Ito, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
Naoko Miake, International Monetary Fund Policy Uncertainty in Japan
Sagiri Kitao, University of Tokyo
Melissa Dell, Harvard University and NBER
Sahar Parsa, New York University Managerial Talent and Economic Performance: Evidence from Discontinuities in Douglas MacArthur’s Economic Purge
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