CV (English)

 

Current Position

Associate Professor of Economics
Division of Policy and Planning Sciences
Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems

Univ. of Tsukuba

My detailed CV is available here (PDF).

Previous Positions

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


Education

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

Peer-reviewed Publications

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)


Book Chapters

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) (in Japanese)


Work in Progress

  • Do Regulatory Loopholes Distort Technical Change? Evidence from New Vehicle Launches under the Japanese Fuel Economy Regulation (PDF)
  • Green Driving as Substitute for Green Infrastructure?
  • White Collar Exemption: Panacea for Long Work Hours and Low Earnings? (RIETI Discussion Paper 18-E-002, PDF)

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

American Agricultural Economic Association Selected Papers 2008, 2009, China Economic Review, Contemporary Economic Policy, Environment and Development Economics, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Environmental and Resource Economics, Journal of Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (in Japanese), Resource and Energy Economics, University of Toronto Press, Water Resources Research


External Research Grants

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 (with 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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