Professor, Graduate School of Economics
Osaka University

Adviser, Japan Society of International Economics

EDUCATION: Ph.D. (1990) Economics, Kobe University of Commerce, JAPAN
M.A. (1982) Economics, Kobe University of Commerce, JAPAN
B.A. (1980) Political Science, Keio University, JAPAN
PRIMARY FIELD: International trade
Applied Microeconomics
Public Economics

2002 - 2003 University of British Columbia, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration
  HSBC Visiting Professor (November 2002 ? August 2003)
2002 - 2003 University of British Columbia, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration
  Visiting Scholar (March 2002 - August 2003 )
1999 - Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics
  Professor of Economics
1998 - 1999 Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics
  Associate Professor of Economics
1995 - 1998 Osaka University, Faculty of Economics
  Associate Professor of Economics
1993 - 1994 University of Florida, Department of Economics
  Visiting Scholar (March 1993 - March 1994)
1992 - 1995 Osaka City University, Faculty of Economics
  Associate Professor of Economics
1992 - 1993 United States Information Agency
  International Visitor (December 1992 - February 1993)
1991 - 1992 Osaka City University, Faculty of Economics
  Lecturer of Economics
1991 International Monetary Fund, Research Department
  Visiting Scholar (July - August)
1986 - 1991 Ritsumeikan University, Faculty of Economics
  Associate Professor of Economics
1985 - 1986 Nagoya City University, Department of Economics
  Research Assistant

1997 - 2002 Kobe University, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration
   Part-time Lecturer
1997 - 2002 Doshisha University, Graduate School of Economics
  Part-time Lecturer
1996 - 1997 Kansai University, Faculty of Economics
  Part-time Lecturer
1994 - 1996 Doshisha University, Faculty of Economics
  Part-time Lecturer
1994-1994 Kyoto University, Faculty of Total Humanity
  Part-time Lecturer (April - September)
1991 - 1992 Ritsumeikan University, Faculty of Economics and Graduate School of Economics
  Part-time Lecturer
1991-1991 Doshisha University, Department of Economics
  Part-time Lecturer (April - September)
1990 - 1991 Setsunan University, Department of Business Administration and Information
  Part-time Lecturer
1990-1990 Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Economics
  Part-time Lecturer (March)

  • “Production Possibilities and International trade with a Public Intermediate Good,” Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol.17, No. 2, May 1984, pp.218-232, with Makoto Tawada.
  • “A Note on the Production possibility Frontier with Pure Public Intermediate Good,” Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 19, No. 2, May 1986, pp.351-356, with Hisayuki Okamoto and Makoto Tawada.
  • “Public Production and the Incidence of a Corporate Income Tax,” Economic Studies Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 3, September 1988, pp.233-245, with Makoto Tawada.
  • “Anatomy of Tax Incidence in the Initially Distorted Economy of Variable Returns to Scale,” Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 37, No. 1, October 1988, pp.114-120.
  • “The Welfare Effects of International Tax Harmonization,” with Makoto Okamura, Economic Studies Quarterly, Vol. 40, No. 3, September 1989, pp.203-211.
  • “A Gradual Switching Regression Model with a Flexible transition Path,” Economics Letters, Vol. 32, No. 2, January 1990, pp.43-48, with Kazuhiro Ohtani and Sumio Kakimoto.
  • “Public Inputs as a Determinant of trade,” Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 23, No. 2, May 1990, pp.400-407.
  • “Tariff Reform in a Small Open Economy with Public Production,” International Economic Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, February 1992, pp.209-222. Reprinted in C. Kowalczyk ed. The Theory of trade Policy Reform. International Library of Critical Writings in Economics. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2001.
  • “The transfer Problem in a Context of Public Goods,” Economics Letters, Vol.45, No.2, 1994, pp. 223-226, with Murray C. Kemp. Reprinted in revised form, and with M. Tawada as coauthor, in M.C. Kemp, The Gains from trade and the Gains from Aid, London: Routledge, 1995.
  • “The Target Rates of Tariff and Tax Reform,” International Economic Review, Vol.36, No.4, 1995, 875-885.
  • “International Joint Ventures, Economic Integration, and Government Policy,” in T. Ito and A.O. Krueger, eds., The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in East Asian Economic Development, The University of Chicago Press (Chicago and London), 2000, pp.191-206, with Laixun Zhao.
  • “Eco-Labelling, Environment, and International trade,” in R. M. Stern, ed., Issues and Options for U.S.-Japan trade Policies, The University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor), 2002, pp.227-248, with Keisaku Higashida and Jota Ishikawa.
  • “Endogenous International Joint Ventures and the Environment”, Journal of International Economics, Vol.67, Issue 1, September 2005, pp.221-240, with Laixun Zhao.
  • “Tied Aid and Welfare”, Review of International Economics, Vol.13, Issue 5, November 2005, pp.964-972, with Yasuhiro Takarada.
  • “Welfare-and revenue-enhancing tariff and tax reform under imperfect competition”, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Vol.10, Issue 6, December 2008, pp.1085-1094,with Takumi Naito.
  • "The Economic Analysis of Multilateral Trade Liberalization and Non-trade Concerns: Trade and Environment", in Akira Kotera, Ichiro Araki and Tsuyoshi Kawase, eds. The Future of The Multilateral Trading System: East Asian Perspectives, CMP Pubulishing Ltd., 2009, pp.379-399.
  • “The Environmental Industry, Environmental Policies, and International trade”, The International Economy, No. 14, 2010, pp.77-94, with Yasuyuki Sugiyama.
  • “International transfer, Environmental Policy, and Welfare”, The Japanese Economic Review, Vol.63.,No.2, June 2012, pp. 204-215, with Yasuyuki Sugiyama and Kazuharu Kiyono.
  • “Trade Liberalization and Environmental Regulation on International Transportation”, The Japanese Economic Review, Vol.65, No.4, December 2014, pp.204-215, with Keisuke Hattori and Yoshitaka Kawagoshi.
  • “Privatization of a Renewable Resource Sector in the presence of a Foreign Enterprise”, The International Economy, Vol.18, 2015, pp.21-30, with Hiroaki Ogawa.
  • “Environmental Protection in the Presence of Unemployment and Common Resources”, forthcoming in Review of Development Economics, with Muneyuki Saito.
Other Articles:
  • “The Analysis of Tax Incidence with Public Production: A Case of Imperfect Mobility of Labor,” Seiryo-dai Ronshu, Vol. 15, No. 2・3, March 1983. (in Japanese)
  • “A Semi-public Intermediate Good and trade Theories,” Seiryo-dai Ronshu, Vol. 16, No. 2・3, March 1984. (in Japanese)
  • “The Long-run Incidence of the Corporate Income Tax,” Seiryo-dai Ronshu, Vol. 17, No. 3, March 1985. (in Japanese)
  • “The Analysis of Tax Incidence with Public Production,” with Makoto Tawada, Oikonomika, Vol. 23, No. 3・4, March 1987.
  • “The Welfare Effects of Tariff Reform - A Survey,” Ritsumeikan Economic Review, Vol. 37, No. 4・5, December 1988. (in Japanese)
  • “Public Sector and trade Structure,” Ritsumeikan Economic Review, Vol. 38, No. 6, February 1990. (in Japanese)
  • “A Note on the Comparative Advantage under Monopoly,” Ritsumeikan Economic Review, Vol. 40, No. 3, August 1991.
  • “Tax Reform in a Small Open Economy,” in M. Tawada and J. Kondo, eds., Modern Economic Theory and its Applications, Chuo-Keizai-sha, December 1992. (in Japanese)
  • “Tariff Reform and Public Expenditure,” Keizaigaku-zasshi (Journal of Economics), Vol. 93, No. 5・6, March 1993. (in Japanese)
  • “Economic Integration with International Joint Ventures,” Osaka Economic Papers, Vol. 48, No. 3・4, March 1999.
  • “Environment and trade”, in N. Souri and Y. Hattori, eds., Economic Policy in the 21st Century, Nihon Hyoronsha, September 1999. (in Japanese)
  • “Property Rights for Environmental Resources and International trade,” Policy Science, Vol.7, No.3, March 2000. (in Japanese)
  • “Comment: New Trade System in Asia Pacific Region and Japan,” International Economy, Vol.63, October 2012. (in Japanese)
  • “Emission from International Transportation and the Effects of Emission and Export Taxes,” with Yoshitaka Kawagoshi, Osaka Economic Papers, Vol.63, No.3, December 2013. (in Japanese)
  • Basic International Economics, with Masao Oda, Katsuhiko Suzuki, and Kazuhiro Igawa, Yuhikaku, Tokyo, 1989. (in Japanese)
  • International Public Economics, Yuhikaku, Tokyo, 1990. (in Japanese)
  • International trade・Finance (Small Dictionary) with Takekazu Iwamoto, Iwanami Shoten, Tokyo, 2003. (in Japanese)
  • International Economics, with Masahiro Endo, Yuhikaku, Tokyo, 2012 (in Japanese)

REVIEW OF OTHER PUBLICATIONS: Refereed papers for Canadian Journal of Economics, China Economic Review, Economic Inquiry, Economic Journal, International Economic Review, Japan and the World Economy, Japanese Economic Review, Journal of Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Economic Integration, Journal of Public Economics, Keio Economic Studies, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Review of International Economics, Southern Economic Journal.