Welcome to Kensuke Teshima's website! My research areas are development economics and international trade. I work mainly on the impact of globalization on industrial and social development. I am Associate Professor at the Institute of Economic Research (IER), Hitotsubashi University, Japan.

CV (PDF)

Working Papers:





  • North-South Displacement Effects of Environmental Regulation: The Case of Battery Recycling. (with Shinsuke Tanaka and Eric Verhoogen). Current version: April 2021. Updated draft coming soon. Conditionally accepted. American Economic Review: Insights.


  • Import Competition and Innovation at the Plant Level: Evidence from Mexico. First version 2008. Current version 2014. Currently being revised and new version coming soon.

Published/Forthcoming Papers:



    • Previously titled: "Import Competition, Technology and Environmental Performance: Evidence from Mexico".

    • Write up in Foco Economico (in Spanish).


Other Writings (Notes, Policy papers):


  • Riesgo Sísmico y Precios de la Vivienda. ( with Emilio Gutierrez and María Rodríguez). Vivienda Infonavit 2018. Volume 3, Pages 172-175.

  • La Desgravación Arancelaria en México. (with Rahul Giri and Enrique Seira), in La Política del Comercio Exterior: Regulación e Impacto Edited by Lorenza Martinez and Cesar Hernandez. 2012.