川田 恵介

Current Position

Lecture

Search Theory (Fall 2017) Slide

Time Series Econometrics (Fall 2017 at Hiroshima University)  Slide

Previous class

Development Econometrics (Graduate Courses, Fall 2015)

Econometrics (Graduate Courses, Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)

Economic Development and Policy (Graduate Courses, Spring 2014, 2015)

Labor Economics 1 (Undergraduate Courses, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, 2013)

Labor Economics 2 (Undergraduate Courses, Fall 2012, 2013)

Labor Economics (Graduate Courses, Fall 2011, 2012, 2013)

Contacts

keisukekawata[at]iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp (please replace [at] with @) 

Research Fields

 Search Theory, Development Economics, Labor Economics, Spatial Economics,

Education

  B.A. in Economics, Kansai University, March 2007
  M.A. in Economics, Osaka University, March 2009
    Ph.d. in Economics, Osaka University, March 2012

Research

Refereed Journal
  1. "Recent Political Change in Myanmar and Its Impact on their Economic Growth", (with Khin Nwe, Yuichiro Yoshida), Asian Economic Journal, forthcoming.
  2. "Effect of Forced Relocation on Household Income and Consumption Patterns: Evidence from the Aynak Copper Mine Project in Afghanistan", (with Ghulam Dastgir, Yuichiro Yoshida), Journal of Development Studiesforthcoming.
  3. "Environmental Impact and Travel Time Savings of a New Monorail System in Colombo Commuting Traffic" (with: Anupama Manoratna, Yuichiro Yoshida), Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (Note), Volume 51, Page 122-128, March 2017.
  4. "Multi-region Job Search with Moving Costs", (with Kentaro Nakajima, Yasuhiro Sato),  Regional Science and Urban Economics, Volume 61, Page 114-129, November 2016 (old version).
  5. "Do Forest Permits Cause Deforestation in Indonesia?", (with Jarot Indarto, Shinji Kaneko), International Forestry Review, Volume 17, Pages 165-181, June 2015. 
  6. Work Hour Mismatch and On-the-job Search"Economic Modelling, Volume 47, Pages 280-291, June 2015.
  7. "An Experimental Test of a Committee Search Model" (with Yoichi Hizen, Masaru Sasaki), European Economic Review, Volume 61, Pages 59–76, July 2013. (old version)
  8. "On-the-job Search in Urban Areas" (with Yasuhiro Sato), Regional Science and Urban Economics, Volume 42, Issue 4, Pages 715-726, July 2012. (old version)
Papers in Conference Proceedings
Refereed Journal in Japanese
  • ”大規模地域イベントが高速道路利用に与える効果の推定" (with Taichi Nomoto). Expressways and automobiles, Volume 60, 23-31, March 2017. (「道路と交通論文賞」受賞)
Non Refereed Journal
Non Refereed Papers in Japanese
Working Papers
Others in Japanese
Work in Progress
  • "Protectionism and Employment Promotion Policy: The Role of International Policy Agreements"
  • "Self-confidence and Optimal Design of Employment Protection Policies"
  • "Explicit Spatial Friction and Workers Heterogeneity in Urban Search-Matching Models"
  • "Committee Search with Ex-ante Heterogeneous Agents: Theory and Experimental Evidence"(with Masaru Sasaki)
  • "Society and the gender gap in education achievement: Evidence from sub-saharan Africa" (with Ben Blavin, Sugata Sumida)

Presentations in Conferences

  • International Association of Applied Econometrics 2017 Annual Conference, Hotel Emisa Sapporo, June, 27, 2017, Title: Estimating Effects of Working Conditions on Labor Surplus: Application to Rural Myanmar.
  • The Applied Regional Science Conference, Ryukyu University, November, 29, 2014, Title: Foreign influence and populism.
  • The 27th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics, the University if Minho, Portugal, June 18, 2014, Title: Work Hour Mismatch and On-the-job Search.
  • The Applied Regional Science Conference, Kyoto University, December, 14, 2013, Title: Protectionism and Employment Promotion Policy: The Role of International Policy Agreements.
  • Labor Economics Conference, Nihon University, September 13, 2013, Title: Working out the impacts of labor market integration.
  • The 2013 meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Science Association, Waseda University, February, 16, 2013, Title:Committee Search with Ex-ante Heterogeneous Agents: Theory and Experimental Evidence.
  • The 26th Annual Conference of ARSC, Aomori Public College, November, 17, 2012, Title:Explicit Spatial Friction and Workers Heterogeneity in Urban Search-Matching Models.
  • Labor Economics Conference, Osaka University, September 17, 2012, Title: Globalization and Optimal Employment Protection Policy.
  • Japanese Economic Association, Hokkaido University, June 23, 2012, Title: Globalization and Optimal Employment Protection Policy.
  • Association for Public Economic Theory 12, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, June 12, 2012 Title:Changing Worker's States and Inefficient Decisions on Turnover.
  • The Econometric Society Australasian Meeting, the University of Adelaide, Australia, July 7, 2011, Title: Changing worker's states and inefficient decisions on turnover.
  • Japanese Economic Association, Kumamoto Gakuen University, May 21, 2011, Title:On-the-job search in city areas.
  • The 2011 meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Science Association, the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia, February 12, 2011  Title:An Experimental Test of a Collective Search Model.
  • International Workshop on Experimental Economics and Finance, Xiamen University, China, December 15, 2010,  Title: An Experimental Test of a Collective Search Model.
  • Applied Regional Science Conference, Nagoya University, December 4, 2010, Title: On-the-job Search in a City.
  • Japanese Economic Association, Kwansei Gakuin University, September 18, 2010, Title: An Experimental Test of a Collective Search Model.
  • Experimental Social Science Conference, Hitotsubashi University, September 12, 2010, Title: An Experimental Test of a Collective Search Model.
  • Japanese Economic Association, Chiba University, June 5, 2010, Title: Self-confidence and optimal design of employment protection policies.
Academic Associations
  • Applied Regional Science Conference
  • Economic Science Association
  • Japanese Economic Association

Referee Activities

  • Japanese Economic Review, International Review of Economics & Finance, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Economic Modelling, Labour, Japan and World Economy, Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies.

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