ONUMA Hiroki

ONUMA Hiroki

ONUMA Hiroki

Fellow (Policy Economist)


Environmental and Energy Economics, Climate Change Policy, Disaster Management


2017 Ph.D. in Engineering, Kyushu University
2013 M.A. in Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
2011 B.A. in Economics, Soka University


2020 - present Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
2017 - 2020 Junior Researcher (Assistant Professor), RIEEM, Waseda University
2016 - 2017 Research Assistant, RIETI
2014 - 2016 Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2), Japan Society for Promotion of Science

Selected Publications and Papers

  • "Climate policy in the commercial sector: A survey of commercial buildings in Japan" with Toshi H Arimura, Ch. 2 In: T.H. Arimura and S. Matsumoto (eds) Carbon Pricing in Japan. Economics, Law, and Institutions in Asia Pacific. Springer. 2021.
  • "How much household electricity consumption is actually saved by replacement with Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs)?" with Shigeru Matsumoto and Toshi H Arimura, Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol. 68, 224–238, 2020.
  • "Measuring household ability to adopt new technology: The case of light-emitting diodes (LEDs)" with Shigeru Matsumoto, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 277, 123323, 2020.
  • "Household preparedness for natural disasters: Impact of disaster experience and implications for future disaster risks in Japan" with Kong Joo Shin and Shunsuke Managi, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Vol. 21, 148–158, 2017.
  • "Reduction of future disaster damages by learning from disaster experiences" with Kong Joo Shin and Shunsuke Managi, Natural Hazards, Vol. 87, No. 3, 1435–1452, 2017.