Consulting Fellow (until March 31, 2017)

Assistant Professor, School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University

Activities at RIETI


International Economics, Transport Economics, Japanese Economy


2011 Ph.D. in Economics, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
2008 Economics, Nagoya University
2005 B.A. in Commerce, Meiji University


2014 Assistant Professor, School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University
2013 - 2014 Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
2011 - 2013 Australian National University

Selected Publications and Papers

  • Burke, Paul J. & Nishitateno, Shuhei, 2015, "Gasoline Prices and Road Fatalities: International Evidence," Economic Inquiry, vol. 53(3), pages 1437-1450
  • Nishitateno, Shuhei, 2015, "Network Effects on Trade in Intermediate Goods: Evidence from the Automobile Industry," Japanese Economic Review, vol. 66(3), pages 354-370
  • Nishitateno, Shuhei & Burke, Paul J, 2014, "The Motorcycle Kuznets Curve," Journal of Transport Geography, Elsevier, vol. 36, pages 116-123
  • Nishitateno, Shuhei, 2013, "Global Production Sharing and FDI–Trade Nexus: New Evidence from the Japanese Automobile Industry," Journal of Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 27, pages 64-80
  • Burke, Paul J. & Nishitateno, Shuhei, 2013, "Gasoline prices, gasoline consumption, and new-vehicle fuel economy: Evidence for a large sample of countries," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(C), pages 363-370