CV (English)

 

Current Position

Professor of Economics
Department of Economics

Keio University

My detailed CV is available here (PDF).

Previous Positions (Full-time)

Associate Professor of Economics, Dept. of Policy & Planning Sciences, Univ. of Tsukuba, 2017-2020
Associate Professor of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sophia University, 2012-2007
Assistant Professor of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sophia University, 2010-2012
Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College, 2008-2010
Business Analyst, Investment Research Department, Goldman Sachs & Co., 1999-2001

Other Positions

Visiting Associate Professor, Vancouver School of Economics, Univ. of British Columbia, 2017.2-2017.3
Visiting Researcher, Institute of Economic ResearchHitotsubashi University, 2016-2017
Research Associate, Research Institute for Env. Econ. Mgmt., Waseda University, 2016-present
Research Fellow, Tokyo Center for Economic Research, 2014-present

 

Education

University of Minnesota, Ph.D. Applied Economics, 2008

Peer-reviewed Publications

Do Regulatory Loopholes Distort Technical Change? Evidence from New Vehicle Launches under the Japanese Fuel Economy Regulation (with S. Managi), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management104, 102377 (2020) (DOIOpen Access)

Retiring for Better Health? Evidence from Health Investment Behaviors in Japan (with Meng Zhao and H. Noguchi), Japan and the World Economy, 42, 56–63 (2017)

Can Green Car Taxes Restore Efficiency? Evidence from the Japanese New Car Market (with Meng Zhao), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 4(1), 51-87 (2017) (PDF, DOI)

Emissions Trading, Firm Heterogeneity, and Intra-industry Reallocations in the Long Run (with Nori Tarui),  Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2(1), 1-42 (2015) (PDF, DOI)

Water Quality Trading: Can We Get the Prices of Pollution Right? (with Jay Coggins and Bin Wang), Water Resources Research, 51(5), 3126-3144 (2015) (PDF, DOI)

Does Information on Health Status Lead to A Healthier Lifestyle? Evidence from China on the Effect of Hypertension Diagnosis on Food Consumption (with Meng Zhao and Paul Glewwe), Journal of Health Economics, 32(2), 367-385 (2013) (PDF, DOI)

Does Smoking Affect Schooling? Evidence from Teenagers in Rural China (with Meng Zhao and Paul Glewwe), Journal of Health Economics, 31(4), 584-598 (2012) (PDF, DOI)

Efficiency Properties of Binary Ecolabeling, Resource and Energy Economics, 33(4), 798-819 (2011) (PDF)

A Framework for Estimating Willingness-To-Pay to Avoid Endogenous Environmental Risks, (with Kenji Adachi) Resource and Energy Economics, 33(1), 130-154 (2011) (PDF)

Economic Evaluation of the New U.S. Arsenic Standard for Drinking Water: A Disaggregated Approach (with Yongsung Cho and K. William Easter), Water Resources Research, 46, W10527 (2010)

Environmental Risk and Welfare Valuation under Imperfect Information (with Jay S. Coggins), Resource and Energy Economics, 30(2), 150-169 (2008) (PDF)

What Are the Economic Health Costs of Non-Action in Controlling Toxic Water Pollution? (with K. William Easter), International Journal of Water Resources Development, 22(4), 529-541 (2006)


Publications in Japanese

Konishi, Yoshifumi, Structural and Reduced-form Approaches to Causal Inference: Toward Evidence-informed Policy Making, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, (2020) (Invited article)

Konishi, Yoshifumi, A Review of Empirical Analyses on Japan’s Vehicle CO2 Control Policies: Toward An Effective Environmental Policy Design, Statistics (2020) (Invited article)

Konishi, Yoshifumi, Economics of Transportation and Environment. In The Frontiers of Environmental Economics, edited by Toshi Arimura, Hajime Katayama, and Shigeru Matsumoto. Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron Sha (2017)


Work in Progress

Is Ride-hailing Good for Environment? (ver: April, 2021; PDF)

Climate Mitigation and Spatial Distribution of Automobile Demand: The Role of Income, Public Transit, and Portfolio Preferences (ver: June, 2021; PDF)

Does White Collar Exemption Work? Evidence from A Hybrid Matching Estimator (PDF(Earlier VersionRIETI Discussion Paper 18-E-002)

 


Conference Papers/Discussion Papers

“Intra-industry Reallocations and Long-run Impacts of Environmental Regulations” with Nori Tarui University of Hawai’i Department of Economics Working Paper 13-7, with Nori Tarui (PDF, ver. 3/26/2013) [Technical Appendix]

  • Presented at Southern Economic Association 2012 Annual Meeting, Japanese Economic Association 2012 Annual Meeting, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies 2012 Annual Meeting, Tohoku University Environmental Resource Economics Seminar, To be presented at Western Economic Association International 10th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 2013 Summer Conference etc.”

Referee for

China Economic Review, Contemporary Economic Policy, Energy Economics, Environment and Development Economics, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Environmental and Resource Economics, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Journal of Economics, Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (in Japanese), Review of Industrial Organization, Resource and Energy Economics, University of Toronto Press, Water Economics and Policy, Water Resources and Economics, Water Resources Research


External Research Grants

Co-PI, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-aid for Challenging Exploratory Research, 2019-2022 (PI: Koichi Ushijima)

Co-PI, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B, 2019-2023 (PI: Koichi Ushijima)

PI, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research C, “Incentive Design and Structural Estimation of Demand for Car Ownership and Utilization” 2018-2021

PI, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-aid for Young Scientists, “Theoretical and Empirical Analyses on the Long-run Impact of Environmental Regulations on Industry Dynamics” 2013-2015

Co-PI, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-aid for Challenging Exploratory Research, “Integrated Model of Water Quality and the Economy” 2013-2015 (PI: Masayasu Irie, Osaka University)

PI, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-aid for Young Scientists, “Theoretical and Empirical Analyses on the Possibility of Water Quality Trading” 2011-2013

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