KAMATA Isao

KAMATA Isao

KAMATA Isao

Visiting Scholar (until August 23, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Expertise

International Trade
International Capital and Labor Migration
Applied Microeconomics
Economic Development
International Macroeconomics/Finance

Education

2008   University of Michigan, Ph.D. in economics
2003   University of Michigan, MA in economics
1998   University of Rochester, MS in public policy
1994   University of Tokyo, LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws)

Experience

2009-present   Assistant Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008-09   Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh
2000-01   Research Institute for Development and Finance, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) (2001-01: Managing Officer)
1999-2000   Division 2 (in charge of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia), Development Assistance Department II, JBIC
1998-99   Division 4 (in charge of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia), Operations Department I, Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF)
1994-96   Planning Division, Coordination Department, OECF

Selected Publications and Papers

Research Articles
Kamata, Isao. 2010. "Comparative Advantage, Firm Heterogeneity, and Selection of Exporters." La Follette School Working Paper No. 2010-005 (also as: Forum for Research on Empirical International Trade Working Paper No. 310).
Kamata, Isao. 2010. "Explaining Export Varieties: the Role of Comparative Advantage." La Follette School Working Paper No. 2010-012 (also as: Forum for Research on Empirical International Trade Working Paper No. 192).
Kamata, Isao. 2010. "Revisiting the Revisited: An Alternative Test of the Monopolistic Competition Model of International Trade." La Follette School Working Paper No. 2010-007 (also as: Forum for Research on Empirical International Trade Working Paper No. 309).

Others

1998   Public Policy Analysis Graduate Thesis Hall of Fame Award, University of Rochester