Ph.D. in Economics, September 2007
M.A. in Economics, January 2005
Fields: Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Market Design
Thesis Title: “Essays in Theoretical Industrial Organization”
University of Tokyo
B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, March 2002
Fellowships and Awards
Grant-in-Aid for Science Research, Start-Up (project leader), “Desirable Design of School Choice: A
Matching Theory Approach,” 2008-2010
Grant-in-Aid for Science Research (co-project leader), Scientific Research (B), “Interaction between
Transportation Network Development and Management, and Urban Agglomeration,” Leader: yosuke Okamoto, 2008-2011
Princeton University Fellowship, 2002-2006
Department of Economics Fellowship, 2002-2004
Graduate School Summer Fellowship, 2003-2006
University of Tokyo
Valedictorian of the Department of Economics, March 2002
Ouchi Hyoe Prize (best senior thesis in the Department of Economics), March 2002
Publications in Refereed Journals
Resolving Conflicting Preferences in School Choice: The “Boston Mechanism” Reconsidered (2011),
with Atila Abdulkadiroğlu and Yeon-Koo Che, American Economic Review, 101(1): 399-410.
Switching Cost Analysis on E-Money and Point Cards (2010), Operations Research, 55 (1): 19-24, in
Optimal Entry Regulation by Auctions: A Theory of Optimal Entry Auctions (2004), The Journal of
Social Science, 55 (3-4): 121- 138, in Japanese.
Oligopolistic Equilibrium and Bankruptcy (2011), with Carmen Beviá and Luis Corchón
Tiers, Preference Similarity, and the Limits on Stable Partners (2010), with Michihiro Kandori and Fuhito Kojima
Cooperation under Payoff Perturbations (2009), with Takako Fujiwara-Greve
Understanding Stable Matchings: A Non-Cooperative Approach (2008), with Michihiro Kandori and Fuhito Kojima
Expanding “Choice” in School Choice (2008), with Atila Abdulkadiroğlu and Yeon-Koo Che
Repeated Cooperation with Outside Options (2008), with Takako Fujiwara-Greve
The Theory of Collusion under Financial Constraints (2006)
The 40% Handicap Auction (2006)
Published Books (joint authorship, in Japanese)
School Choice Design: A Game Theory Approach (2010), NTT Publishing.
Mathematics in Economics (2008), Nihonhyoronsha.
Mobile Value Business (2008), Chuokeizaisha.
Other Articles (in Japanese)
Appealing Spectrum Auctions (2011), Nikkei Business, February 28.
Thinking School Choice from Institutional Design Viewpoint (2011), Chugakko, February.
Applying Auction Theory to Internet Search (2010), Nikkei Business, August 2.
Sovereign Risk and Fiscal Reconstruction (2010), The Nikkei, March 4.
Economics of Currency Crises (2010), Nikkei Business, February 8.
Game Theoretical Analysis on Bubbles (2009), The Nikkei, June 14-17, 20, 22-24.
Market Design Changes Economy (2009), Conundrum, Summer: 88-93.
Matching Market Design (2009), with Fuhito Kojima, Keizaiseminar, April-May: 135-145.
Economic Analysis on School Choice (2009), Economist, January 13: 46-49.
A Survey on Market Design (2008), The Nikkei, June 5.
Key Words are “Nash Equilibrium”: 5 Books for Introducing Game Theory (2006), Nikkei Business
Associé, May 16: 72-73.