Takeshi Murooka


Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP)
Osaka University

Email: murooka (at) osipp.osaka-u.ac.jp





Working Papers
  1. "Market Competition and Informal Incentives" (with Matthias Fahn), in preparation.
  2. "Procrastination and Learning Self-Control" (with Else Christensen), in preparation.
  3. "Zero Prices: Optimal Pricing of Experience Goods under Consumer Loss Aversion," in preparation.
  4. "Deception under Competitive Intermediation," updated in January 2015.


Refereed Publications
  1. "The Timing of Choice-Enhancing Policies" (with Marco A. Schwarz), Journal of Public Economics, 157, 27-40, 2018.
  2. "Inferior Products and Profitable Deception(with Paul Heidhues and Botond Kőszegi), Review of Economic Studies, 84 (1), 323-356, 2017.
  3. "Team Incentives and Reference-Dependent Preferences" (with Kohei Daido), Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 25 (4), 958-989, 2016.
  4. "Exploitative Innovation" (with Paul Heidhues and Botond Kőszegi), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8 (1), 1-23, 2016. [Lead article.]
  5. "Task Assignment under Agent Loss Aversion" (with Kohei Daido, Kimiyuki Morita, and Hiromasa Ogawa), Economics Letters, 121 (1), 35-38, 2013.
  6. "A Note on Credible Spatial Preemption in an Entry-Exit Game," Economics Letters, 118 (1), 26-28, 2013.
  7. "Self-Control Problems and Consumption-Saving Decisions: Theory and Empirical Evidence(with Tomomi Tanaka), Japanese Economic Review, 63 (1), 23-37, 2012. [Survey article.]
  8. "Randomized Strategy Equilibrium in the Action Commitment Game with Costs of Leading" (with Toshihiro Matsumura and Akira Ogawa), Operations Research Letters, 39 (2), 115-117, 2011.


Book Chapter
  1. "Deception and Consumer Protection in Competitive Markets(with Paul Heidhues and Botond Kőszegi), in The Pros and Cons of Consumer Protection (ed. Dan Sjöblom). Stockholm: Swedish Competition Authority, 44-76, 2012.