ICHIMURA Hidehiko

ICHIMURA Hidehiko

ICHIMURA Hidehiko

Faculty Fellow

Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo

Activities at RIETI

Expertise

Econometrics

Research Projects

Education

1988 Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1981 B.A., Economics, Osaka University

Experience

2001-2005 Deputy Director, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, UK
2001-2005 Professor, Department of Economics, University College London
1999-2005 Research Fellow, Institute for Fiscal Studies, UK
1999-2001 Reader, Department of Economics, University College London
1998-1999 Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh
1996-1998 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh
1993-1996 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
1992-1993 Visiting Scholar, Institute of Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan
1990-1991 Fellow, Center for Operations Research & Econometrics, Belgium
1987-1995 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota

Selected Publications and Papers

(Forthcoming) "Asymptotic Expansions for some Semiparametric Program EvaluationEstimators" (with Oliver Linton) in Identification and Inference in Econometric Models:Essays in Honor of Thomas J. Rothenberg, eds. D. W. K. Andrews and J. H. Stock,Cambridge University Press.

(Forthcoming) "What really happened to consumption inequality in the US?" (with OrazioAttanasio and Erich Battistin), in Measurement Issues in Economics - The Paths Ahead:Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches, E. Berndt and C. Hulten (eds.).

"Semiparametric Reduced-Form Estimation of Tuition Subsidies," (with Chris Taber) American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 2002, pp. 286-292.

"Propensity Score Matching with Instrumental Variables," (with Chris Taber) American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 2001, pp. 119-124.

"Characterization of Selection Bias Using Experimental Data" (with James Heckman, JeffreySmith, and Petra Todd) Econometrica, 66, 1998, pp. 1017-1098.

"Maximum Likelihood Estimation of a Binary Choice Model with Random Coefficients ofUnknown Distribution" (with T. Scott Thompson) Journal of Econometrics, 86, 1998, pp.2690-295.

"Observable Restrictions of Dynamic Optimization Behavior Under Risk: non-separablecase" (Lead author Kazuya Kamiya) Japanese Economic Review March, 1998.

"Matching as an Econometric Estimator" (with James Heckman and Petra Todd), Review of Economic Studies, 65, 1998, pp. 261-294.

"Performance of Matching as an Econometric Estimator: Application to the JTPA Program" (with James Heckman and Petra Todd), Review of Economic Studies, 64, 1997, pp.605-654.

"Sources of Selection Bias in Evaluating Social Programs: An Interpretation of Conventional Measures and Evidence on the Effectiveness of Matching as a Program Evaluation Method" (with James Heckman, Jeffrey Smith and Petra Todd), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 93, November 1996, pp. 13416-13420.

"Semiparametric Least Squares (SLS) and Weighted SLS Estimation of Single-Index Models," Journal of Econometrics, 58, June 1993, pp. 71-120.

"Optimal Smoothing in Single-Index Models" (with Wolfgang Haerdle and Peter Hall), Annals of Statistics, 21, March 21, 1993, pp. 157-178.

"Semiparametric Estimation of Multiple Index Models: Single Equation Estimation" (with Lung-Fei Lee), International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics, William A. Barnett, James L. Powell, and George Tauchen (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 1991, pp. 3-49.

"Estimation of Polynomial Errors-in-Variables Models" (with Jerry Hausman, Whitney Newey, and James Powell), Journal of Econometrics, 50, December 1991, pp. 273-295.

Others

2002-2003 Co-Editor, Review of Economic Studies
2001-2002; 2003-2004 Associate Editor, Review of Economic Studies
2000-2004 Associate Editor, Economic Journal