MANAGI Shunsuke

MANAGI Shunsuke

MANAGI Shunsuke

Faculty Fellow

Distinguished Professor of Technology and Policy, Director, Urban Institute, Departments of Urban and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, Kyushu University

Activities at RIETI


Environmental economics, Resource economics, Applied micro economics

Research Projects


2002 Ph.D., Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island, U.S.A.
1999 M.Eng., Civil Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan


2015 - present Distinguished Professor of Technology and Policy, Kyushu University
2011 - present IPCC Lead Author
2010 - 2015 Professor of Technology and Policy, Departments of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Kyushu University
2010 - 2015 Associate Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
2010 - present Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo

Selected Publications and Papers


  • Managi, S. (Eds.) 2016. The Wealth of Nations and Regions, Routledge, New York, USA.
  • Managi, S., and K. Kuriyama. 2016. Environmental Economics, Routledge, New York, USA.
  • Managi, S. (Eds.) 2015. The Economics of Green Growth: New Indicators for Sustainable Societies, Routledge, New York, USA.
  • Managi, S. (Eds.) (2015). The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia, Routledge, New York, USA.
  • Managi, S. (Eds.) 2012. The Economics of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Routledge, New York, USA.
  • Shinkuma, T. and Managi, S. 2011. Waste and Recycling: Theory and Empirics, Routledge, New York, USA.
  • Technology, Natural Resources and Economic Growth: Improving the Environment for a Greener Future, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK (2011)
  • Chinese Economic Development and Environment, (with S. Kaneko), Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., Cheltenham, UK (2009)
  • The Economics of Sustainable Development: The Case of India, (with S. Kumar), Springer Publishing, New York, NY (2009)
  • Technological Change and Environmental Policy: A Study of Depletion in the Oil and Gas Industry, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., Cheltenham, UK (2008)

Papers Published in Refereed Journals

  • Managi, S., and M. Wakamatsu. 2017. "Pay Countries to Stop Whaling," Nature 546, 352.
  • Fujii, H., S. Okamoto, S. Kagawa., and S. Managi. 2017. "Decomposition of Toxicity Emission Changes on the Demand and Supply sides: Empirical Study of the US Industrial Sector," Environmental Research Letters 12(12) 124008.
  • Horie, S., and S. Managi. 2017. "Why Do People Stay in or Leave Fukushima?" Journal of Regional Science 5(7): 840–857.
  • Halkos, G., and S. Managi. 2017. "Measuring the Effect of Economic Growth on Countries' Environmental Efficiency: A Conditional Directional Distance Function Approach," Environmental and Resource Economics 68 (3):753–775.
  • Halkos, G., and S. Managi. 2017. "Recent Advances in Empirical Analysis on Growth and Environment: Introduction," Environment and Development Economics 22 (6): 649–657.
  • Johnstone, N., S. Managi, M. Rodríguez, I. Haščič, H. Fujii, and M. Souchier. 2017. "Environmental Policy Design, Innovation and Efficiency Gains in Electricity Generation," Energy Economics 63: 106-115.
  • Managi, S., Goonetilleke, A., and C. Wilson. 2016. "Embed Storm water Use in City Planning," Nature 532 (7597): 37. Kumar, S. and S. Managi. 2016. "Carbon Sensitive Productivity, Climate and Institutions," Environment and Development Economics 21 (1): 109-133.
  • Dasgupta, P., A. Duraiappah, S. Managi, E. Barbier, R. Collins, B. Fraumeni, H. Gundimeda, G. Liu, and K. J. Mumford. 2015. "How to Measure Sustainable Progress," Science 13 (35): 748.
  • Fujii, H. and S. Managi. 2015. "Optimal Production Resource Reallocation for CO2 Emissions Reduction in Manufacturing Sectors," Global Environmental Change 35: 505-513.
  • Oikawa, K. and S. Managi. 2015. "R&D in Clean Technology: A Project Choice Model with Learning," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 117: 175-195.
  • Chen, P-C., Yu, M-M., Chang, C-C., Hsu, S-H., and S. Managi. 2015. "The Enhanced Russell-Based Directional Distance Measure with Undesirable Outputs: Numerical Example Considering CO2 Emissions," Omega - The International Journal of Management Science 53: 30-40.
  • Fuiji, H., S. Managi., M. Matousek. 2014. "Indian Bank Efficiency and Productivity Changes with Undesirable Outputs: A disaggregated approach," Journal of Banking and Finance 38 (1): 41-50.
  • Managi, S., Hibiki, A., and Shimane, T. 2014. "Efficiency or Technology Adoption: A Case Study in Waste- Treatment Technology," Resource and Energy Economics 36 (2): 586-600.
  • Akao, K., S. Managi. 2013. "A Tradable Permit System in an Intertemporal Economy," Environmental and Resource Economics 55 (3): 309-336.
  • Tanaka, K., S. Managi. 2013. "Measuring Productivity Gains from Deregulation of the Japanese Urban Gas Industry," The Energy Journal 34 (4): 181-198.
  • Kerstens., K., S. Managi. 2012. "Total Factor Productivity Growth and Convergence in the Petroleum Industry: Empirical Analysis Testing for Convexity," International Journal of Production Economics 139 (1): 196-206.
  • Shinkuma, T. and S. Managi, S. 2011. "A License Scheme: An Optimal Waste Management Policy under Asymmetric Information" Journal of Regulatory Economics 39 (2): 143-168.
  • Kumar, S., S. Managi. 2011. Non-Separability and Substitutability among Water Pollutants: Evidence from India, Environment and Development Economics 16 (6): 709-733.
  • Kumar, S. and S. Managi. 2010. "Sulfur Dioxide Allowances: Trading and Technological Progress," Ecological Economics 69 (3): 623-631.
  • Hibki, A. and S. Managi. 2010. "Environmental Information Provision, Market Valuation, and Firm Incentives: An Empirical Study of the Japanese PRTR System," Land Economics 86 (2): 382-393.
  • Kumar, S. and S. Managi. 2009. "Energy Price-Induced and Exogenous Technological Change: Assessing the Economic and Environmental Outcomes," Resource and Energy Economics 31 (4): 33-353.
  • Managi., S., Hibki, A. and T. Tsurumi 2009. "Does Trade Openness Improve Environmental Quality?," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 58 (3): 346-363.
  • Managi, S. and S. Kaneko, 2009. "Environmental Performance and Returns to Pollution Abatement in China," Ecological Economics68 (6): 1643-1651.
  • Akao, K. and S. Managi, 2007. "The Feasibility and Optimality of Sustainable Growth under Materials Balance," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 31 (11): 3778-3790.
  • Managi, S., J.J. Opaluch, D. Jin, and T.A. Grigalunas, 2005 . "Environmental Regulations and Technological Change in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry," Land Economics 81 (2): 303-319.
  • Managi, S., J.J., Opaluch, D. Jin, and T.A. Grigalunas, 2004. "Technological Change and Depletion in Offshore Oil and Gas," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 47 (2): 388-409.