FUJII Daisuke

FUJII Daisuke

FUJII Daisuke

Fellow (Policy Economist)

Activities at RIETI


International Trade, Firm Dynamics and Macroeconomics, Supply Chain and Firm Networks, Urban Economics


2014 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago
2009 A.M. in Statistics, Harvard University
2007 B.A. in Liberal Arts, Soka University of America


2018 - 2023 Project Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo
2017 - 2018 Lecturer in Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
2014 - 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, USC Dornsife INET
2014 Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
2013 Summer Intern, European Department, International Monetary Fund,
2012 Visiting Scholar, Yale University
2008 Summer Intern, Global Investment Research Division, Goldman Sachs

Selected Publications and Papers

  • The Impact of Trade on Resource Reallocations with Production Networks, Working Paper, 2023
  • International Trade Dynamics with Sunk Costs and Productivity Shocks, R&R Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2023
  • Nonlinear Pricing in the Transport Industry and the Gains from Trade, Working Paper, 2023
  • Heterogeneous Risk Attitudes and Waves of Infection, Working Paper, 2022
  • Understanding Cross-Country Heterogeneity in Health and Economic Outcomes uding the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Revealed Preference Approach, Working Paper, 2022
  • Covid-19 and Output in Japan, Japanese Economic Review, 2021
  • Indirect Exports and Wholesalers: Evidence from Interfirm Transaction Network Data, Japan and the World Economy, 2017
  • Why Do Japanese MNEs Enter and Exit Foreign Markets?, RIETI Discussion Paper 20-E-055, 2020
  • Firm Performance and Asymmetry of Supplier and Customer Relationships, RIETI Discussion Paper 19-E-032, 2019
  • International Trade and Domestic Production Network, RIETI Discussion Paper 17-E-116, 2017
  • The Dynamics of Interfirm Networks and Firm Growth, RIETI Discussion Paper 17-E-110, 2017
  • Shock Propagations in Business Networks, RIETI Discussion Paper 16-E-057, 2016
  • Determinants of Industrial Coagglomeration and Establishment-level Productivity, RIETI Discussion Paper 15-E-077, 2015


2011 - 2014 University of Chicago Graduate Fellowship
2009 - 2011 Japan-IMF Scholarship
2009 Makiguchi Graduate Fellowship

Research Grants

  • 2023 - 2026 Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) “Global Supply Chains and Quantification of Geopolitical Risks” (Principal Investigator)
  • 2022 - 2026 Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) “Balancing NPIs and Economic Activities” (Co-Investigator)
  • 2022 - 2026 Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) “Balancing NPIs and Economic Activities” (Co-Investigator)
  • 2020 - 2022 Grand-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists “Empirical Analysis on the Globalization of Firms and Labor Market” (Principal Investigator)
  • 2018 - 2020 Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) “Inter-firm Network and Firm Growth in Firm Lifecycle” (Co-Investigator)
  • 2017 - 2020 Grand-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists (B) “International Trade and Interfirm Transaction Networks” (Principal Investigator)