KATO Atsuyuki

KATO Atsuyuki

KATO Atsuyuki

Research Associate

Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Management, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University

Activities at RIETI


Economic Growth, Productivity Analysis, Trade and Development

Research Projects


2007 PhD in Economics, University of Essex U.K.
2000 MSc in Economics, University of London (SOAS) U.K.
1998 MA degree in Economics, Waseda University
1996 BA degree in Economics, Waseda University

Selected Publications and Papers

  • "Does Export Yield Productivity and Markup Premiums? Evidence from the Japanese manufacturing industries," International Review of Research in Emerging Markets and the Global Economy, Vol. 1 (1), 273-285, 2015.
  • "Effects of Exchange Rate Changes on East Asian Technology-Intensive Exports," The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Vol. 24(6), 809-821, 2015.
  • "Markups, Productivity and External Market Development of the Service SMEs" (with Naomi Kodama), Applied Economics, Vol. 46 (29), 3601-3608, 2014.
  • "Productivity, Returns to Scale and Product Differentiation in the Retail Trade Industry: An empirical analysis using Japanese firm-level data," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 38 (3), 345-353, 2012.
  • "The Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Japanese Consumption Exports" (with Willem Thorbecke), Japan and the World Economy, Vol.24 (1), 64-71, 2012.
  • "Income Convergence, Productivity Growth, and Trade in China," Ph.D. Thesis, University of Essex, 2007.