KONISHI Yoko

KONISHI Yoko

KONISHI Yoko

Senior Fellow

Specially Appointed Professor (Research), Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University

Activities at RIETI

Expertise

Econometrics

Research Projects

Education

2003 Ph.D., Economics, Nagoya University
(Dissertation: "Statistical Inference in Specifications of the Production Function")
1999 M.A., Economics, Nagasaki University
1997 B.A., Economics, Nagasaki University

Experience

2014 - Present Senior Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
2013 - 2014 Visiting Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
2012 - 2013 Part-time Lecturer, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
2009 - 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, JSPS
2008 - 2014 Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
2006 - 2008 Assistant Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
2005 - 2006 Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Stanford University
2003 - 2006 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, JSPS, Kyoto University

Selected Publications and Papers

  • Konishi, Yoko and Takashi Saito, "Total Factor Productivity changes in Japanese SMEs in 1982-2016: Suggestive Indications of an IT Revolution?" Asian Economic Papers , Vol. 19 (3), pp. 21-37, 2020.
  • Konishi, Yoko, "Rank-size Distribution and the Geographical Dispersion of Tourist Flows in Japan," Thailand and The World Economy , Vol. 38 (2), pp. 41-62, 2020.
  • Konishi, Yoko and Yoshihiko Nishiyama, "Efficiency of the Retail Industry and Inelastic Supply," Advances in Decision Sciences , Vol. 24 (2), pp.134-166, 2020.
  • Konishi, Yoko, "Global Value Chain in Services: The Case of Tourism in Japan," Journal of Southeast Asian Economies , Vol. 36 (2), pp. 183-203, 2019.
  • Sekizawa, Yoichi, Yoko Konishi and Moriyo Kimura, "Are the Effects of Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Diminishing?: Meta-regression Analyses," Clinical Hypertension , Vol. 24, No. 16, 2018.
  • Konishi, Yoko, Se-il Mun, Yoshihiko Nishiyama, and Ji-Eun Sung, "Determinants of Transport Costs for Inter-Regional Trade," in K. Matsushima and W. P. Anderson (eds.), Transportation, Knowledge and Space in Urban and Regional Economics, Edward Elgar, pp. 146-172, 2018.
  • Aoki, Reiko and Yoko Konishi, "On the persistence of low birthrates in Japan," in N. Takayama and Welding, M (eds.), Fertility and Public Policy, MIT Press, pp. 111-136, 2010.
  • Konishi, Yoko and Yoshihiko Nishiyama, "Hypothesis Testing in Rank-size Rule Regression," Mathematics and Computers in Simulation , Vol. 79 (9), pp. 2869-2878, 2009.