Shuhei Kitamura, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics (tenure-track)

OSIPP, Osaka University


Economic development, political economy, behavioral & experimental economics



Upcoming presentations

  • July 30 NBER Japan Project Meeting, Tokyo
  • Aug 4 Kyoto University
  • Oct 17 Osaka University (BB seminar)
  • Oct 30 Osaka City University
  • Nov 20 KDME at Kwansei Gakuin Umeda Campus
  • Feb 1 Kobe University


Working papers

  • Persuasion, Politics, and Public TV: Evidence from A Randomized Experiment (with Toshifumi Kuroda) (coming soon)
  • Geography and State Fragmentation with N.-P. Lagerlöf (Online Appendix) - Resubmitted
  • Economic Decision-making, Judgment, and Destructive Behavior Under Thermal Stress (with I. Almås, M. Auffhammer, T. Bold, I. Bolliger, A. Dembo, S. Hsiang, T. Miguel, and R. Pickmans) - Submitted
  • Land Ownership and Development: Evidence from Postwar Japan (under revision)
  • Loyalty and Treason: Theory and Evidence from Japan's Land Reform