Working Papers
  • "Railroads, Technology Adoption, and Modern Economic Development: Evidence from Japan"(R&R for Journal of Economic History) [wp in SSRN] Moriguchi prize awarded paper. (The best paper award among Japanese Economics PhD Students by Institute of Social and Economic Research at Osaka University) 

  • Barriers to Public Pension Program Participation in a Developing Country" (with Tomoaki Tanaka, Yasuyuki Sawada, Khaliun Dovchinsuren) [wp in JICA-RI]

Working in Progress
  • “On the Schooling Effect of Mosquito Nets”(with Hidehiko Ichimura and Yasuyuki Sawada)

  • "From Samurai to Skyscraper: Lot Fragmentation and Urban Development" (with Kentaro Nakajima and Kensuke Teshima) [wp in the "home" page]

  • Political Statement Cycle (with Jun Goto and Tomoko Matsumoto)


In front of an early steam locomotive @ London Science Museum