Susumu Imai

Faculty of Economics and Business

Hokkaido University



Faculty of Economics and Business

Hokkaido University

Kita 9, Nishi 7, Kita Ku, Sapporo, Japan, Postal Code:060-0809


Susumu Imai

Refereed Publications

"The effect of active labor market policies on crime: Incapacitation and program effects," with Peter Fallesen, Lars Pico Geerdsen, Torben Tranaes, Labour Economics, Volume 52, June 2018, Pages 263-286

"Employment, Job Skills and Occupational Mobility of Cancer Survivors," with Eskil Heinesen and Shiko Maruyama, Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 58, March 2018, Pages 151-175.

“A Quantile-based Test of Protection for Sale Model,” with Hajime Katayama and Kala Krishna, Journal of International Economics, September, 2013, Volume 91, Issue 1, Pages 40-52.

“A practitioner’s guide to Bayesian estimation of discrete choice dynamic programming models, ” Quantitative Marketing and Economics, June, 2012, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 151-196.

“Bayesian Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models,” with Neelam Jain and Andrew Ching: QED Working Paper No. 1118, Econometrica, December 2009, Volume 77, Issue 6, Pages 1865-1899.

“Protection for Sale or Surge Protection?,” with Hajime Katayama and Kala Krishna: QED Working Paper, No. 1114, European Economic Review, August 2009, Volume 53, Issue 6, Pages 675-688.

“Is Protection Really for Sale? A Survey and Directions for Future Research,” with Hajime Katayama and Kala Krishna, QED Working Paper No. 1151, International Review of Economics and Finance, March 2009, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp. 181-191.

“The Inside Scoop: Acceptance and Rejection at the JIE,” with Ivan Cherkashin, Svetlana Demidova and Kala Krishna, QED Working Paper, No. 1166, Journal of International Economics, February 2009, vol. 77, Issue, 1, pp. 120-132.

“Evaluating journal performance using inside data”, with Ivan Cherkashin, Svetlana Demidova and Kala Krishna, voxEU.org, July 2008.

“Employment, Deterrence and Crime in a Dynamic Model,” with Kala Krishna, International Economic Review, August 2004 Volume 45, Issue No. 3, pp. 845-872.

“Intertemporal Labor Supply and Human Capital Accumulation,” with Michael P. Keane, International Economic Review, February 2004, Volume 45, Issue No. 2, pp. 601-641.

“Brand and Quantity Dynamics under Price Uncertainty,” with Tulin Erdem and Michael P. Keane, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, March 2003, Volume 1, Issue No. 1, pp. 5-64.

“The Benefits of Owner-Occupation in Neighborhoods,” with Edward Coulson, Seok- Joon Hwang, Journal of Housing Research, 2003, Volume 14, Issue No. 1, pp. 21-48.

“The Value of Owner-Occupation in Neighborhoods,” with Edward Coulson, Seok-Joon Hwang, Journal of Housing Research, 2003, Volume 13, Issue No. 2, pp. 153-174.

Susumu Imai “Policy Evaluation in Labor Economics—The Structural Estimation Method and the Natural Experiment Approach,” with Toshihide Arimura, and Hajime Katayama: The Monthly Journal of Japan Institute of Labor, December 2001, No. 497, pp. 14-21.

Working Paper

"From Engineer to Taxi Driver? Language Proficiency and the Occupational Skills of Immigrants," with Derek Stacey and Casey Warman, revise and resubmit at Canadian Journal of Economics.

"Identification and Estimation of Differentiated Products Models using Market Size and Cost Data," with David Byrne, Neelam Jain, Vasilis Sarafidis and Masayuki Hirukawa: revise and resubmit at Journal of Econometrics


Industrial Organization A (産業組織論特論A)


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railway data

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railway data excel file

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Principle of Economic Development

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Growth Lecture 1

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Growth Lecture 5

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Day 4 Lecture No. 1

Day 4 SDG and Poverty

Economic Development from the Policy Makers' Perspectives

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Lecture: Lewis ModelLecture: Lewis Model