YOKOO Hidefumi

YOKOO Hidefumi

YOKOO Hidefumi

Research Associate

Researcher, National Institute for Environmental Studies

Activities at RIETI


Environmental and Resource Economics


2010 Ph.D. Economics, Kyoto University
2007 M.A. Economics, Kyoto University
2005 B.A. Economics, Kyoto University


2014 Researcher, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
2012 Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies, The University of Tokyo
2011 Research Associate, NIES
2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, NIES
2008 Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Selected Publications and Papers


"International aspects of waste management: The waste haven effect on global reuse," in Handbook on Waste Management, Thomas C. Kinnaman and Kenji Takeuchi (eds.), Edward Elgar, Ch.8, pp. 216-237, 2014

Papers Published in Refereed Journals

"Global reuse and optimal waste policy," Environment and Development Economics, 18(5), pp. 595-614, 2013 (with Thomas C. Kinnaman).

"The Environmental Consequences of Global Reuse," American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 101(3), pp. 71-76, 2011 (with Thomas C. Kinnaman).

"An economic theory of reuse," Sustainability Science, 5(1), pp. 143-150, 2010.


Refereeing Experience:

B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Canadian Journal of Economics, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Environmental and Resource Economics, Environment and Development Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, Economic Record, Sustainability Science, Waste Management