The below information is as of June 30, 2010. It may differ from the current information.



Faculty Fellow (until June 30, 2010)

Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Nanzan University

Activities at RIETI


International Economics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Industrial Organization

Research Projects


2000 Ph.D., Economics, Osaka University
1997 M.A., Economics, Osaka University
1995 B.A., Economics, Nagoya City University


2006-present Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Nanzan University
2004-2006 Lecturer, Faculty of Policy Studies, Nanzan University
2000-2004 Lecturer, Faculty of Policy Management, Shobi-Gakuen University

Selected Publications and Papers

"Welfare Effects of International Income Transfers under Transboundary Pollution, " Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Vol. 8 No. 2, 2007, pp. 143-157.

"Welfare Effects of Technology Transfer, " Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 11 No. 1, 2006, pp. 75-86.

"Tied Aid and Welfare, " Review of International Economics, Vol. 13 No. 5, 2005, pp. 964-972 (with Kenzo Abe).

"Transboundary Pollution and the Welfare Effects of Technology Transfer, " Journal of Economics, Vol. 85 No. 3, 2005, pp. 251-275.

"Foreign Aid, Tariff Revenue, and Factor Adjustment Costs, " Japan and the World Economy, Vol. 16 No. 2, 2004, pp.231-242.