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Ando, Albert

Works: 61 works in 278 publications in 2 languages and 4,211 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, ed
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The structure and reform of the U.S. tax system by Albert Ando( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Studies in economic stabilization by Albert Ando( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 libraries worldwide
Essays on the structure of social science models by Albert Ando( Book )
18 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Saving and the accumulation of wealth : essays on Italian household and government saving behavior by Albert Ando( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 216 libraries worldwide
The evolution of private saving and its interaction with government fiscal policy play a vital and complex role in the development of the national economy. Italy is an ideal country in which to assess the impact of government and private transfer, imperfections in the capital markets, productivity growth and shifting demographic patterns on the saving behavior of individual households and on their aggregation into total private saving
Cost of capital for the United States, Japan, and Canada : an attempt at measurement based on individual company records and aggregate national accounts data by Albert Ando( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A conceptual basis is laid out for measuring the cost of capital for corpora- tions from data typically available in countries such as the US, Canada, and Japan. Attempts are made to carry out the measurement based both on the accounting records of individual companies and on the aggregate National Accounts data, supplemented by the market information on the price of equity shares. We find a consistent pattern for the US from both sets of data, and the real cost of capital after depreciation and before taxes is found to fluctuate around 10-11% without a persistent trend. For Canada, the indivi- dual company data cover too few companies for too short a period to produce reliable estimates. The aggregate National Accounts data for Canada supple- mented by some unpublished data supplied by Statistics Canada suggest that the cost of capital in Canada is equal to or somewhat lower than that in the US For Japan, the individual company accounts and National Accounts data yield apparently inconsistent results. Attempts are made to identify the sources of inconsistency, although the full clarification of this problem must await the publication by the Economic Planning Agency of a detailed and full explanation of the derivation of its national accounts estimates. Finally, we suggest that the extraordinarily high prices of land and the persistent real capital gains which companies enjoyed on their ownership of land until 1990 were an important cause leading to an underestimation of the cost of capital when the standard procedure is applied to Japanese data, and effects still appear to persist
Prices, wages, and employment in the U.S. economy : a traditional model and tests of some alternatives by Albert Ando( Book )
14 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
In this paper, we outline the cost minimizing behavior of oligopoly firms and the price adjustment process in the labor market which underlie the traditional formulation of aggregate wage-price behavior in the U.S., and show that resulting equations applied to U.S. data remain stable before and after the significant change in the monetary policy rule that had taken place in 1979. This result contradicts the prediction of the Lucas critique applied to this context that, in response to a major change of the monetary policy rule, the Phillips curve and the price setting equation of firms would have undergone significant changes. We test several competing hypotheses for the price level determination, including the possibility that more direct effect of the money supply should be relevant, and show that our formulation dominates alternatives in non- nested tests. Finally, we present evidence that the nature of capital is putty-clay rather than fully malleable, together with a demand function for labor based on this recognition. In the process of these inquiries, we contrast our formulation with that proposed by Layard and Nickell in England
Younger households saving : evidence from Japan and Italy by Albert Ando( Book )
12 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Both young and old consumers appear to dissave too little for their behaviour to be consistent with a strict life cycle model. We concentrate on young households and document their behaviour drawing from Italian and Japanese data. We also provide a theoretical set-up which can account for the observed fact without relying on assumptions about the working of credit markets or the degree of foresight of consumers
Young households' saving and the life cycle of opportunities : evidence from Japan and Italy by Albert Ando( Book )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The cost of capital in Japan : recent evidence and further results by Albert Ando( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Abstract: to land has a significantly more important effect: the most
A micro simulation model of demographic development and households' economic behavior in Italy by Albert Ando( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
The cost of capital in the U.S. and Japan : a comparison by Albert Ando( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
This paper uses financial statement data for large samples of U.S. and Japanese nonfinancial corporations to estimate the return to capital in each country for the period 1967-83. Interpreting these as measures of the cost of capital, we find that the before-tax cost of corporate capital was higher for U.S. firms than for their Japanese counterparts, with the average gap potentially as high as 5.8 percentage points. The use of alternative measurement techniques alters the gap slightly but does not alter the basic finding. However, market returns in the two countries were much closer during the same period. Certain potential explanations for the gap in returns are rejected by empirical evidence, including differences in corporate taxation, differences in borrowing and differences in asset mix. This leaves three potential explanations: differences in risk, differences in the tax treatment of individual capital income and imperfections in the international flow of capital
The corporate cost of capital in Japan and the U.S. : a comparison by Albert Ando( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
This paper presents evidence about the coats of corporate capital in Japan and the US, for a sample of large companies, and evaluates a variety of hypotheses about why the cost might be lower in Japan. We find that the before-tax return to capital in Japan appears slightly lower than in the U.S. when corrected book measures of earnings are used, but that this result would be reversed if market returns to Japanese equity were used in place of corrected earningsto measure the cost of equity. To what ever extent the cost of capital may actually be lower in Japan, we show that this is unlikely to be due either to a lower overall corporate tax burden or the particular tax advantages of corporate borrowing
Diario sin fechas : escenarios para un poeta barroco by Albert Ando( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Albert Ando
Albert Ando Professor of economics/finance
Ando Albert japán közgazdász, 1929-2002
Ando, Albert K. 1929-2002
Андо, Альберт
Ալբերտ Անդո
앨버트 안도 경제학자
English (156)
Spanish (1)
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