Hideki Nakamura

Rank Professor
Degree Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Tsukuba
Personal website https://sites.google.com/site/hidekiecon/curriculum-vitae
Phone +81 6 6605-2271
E-mail hnakamur at econ.osaka-cu.ac.jp (please replace “at” with “@”)


  • 1993 M.A. : University of Tsukuba (Policy and Planning Sciences)
  • 1995 Ph.D. : University of Tsukuba (Policy and Planning Sciences)


  • 1995 : Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Fukushima University
  • 2001 : Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka City University
  • 2010- : Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka City University
  • 2004 : Visiting Researcher, Brown University, USA
  • 2015 : Visiting Researcher, University of Hamburg, Germany (short visit)
  • 2017 : Visiting Researcher, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (short visit)

Class Taught

Quantitative Analyses of Economics

About Me

My research field is macroeconomics, which includes economic growth, economic development, and the Japanese economy.

Message to Students

Train your economic sense. I will study with you.

Research Field

Macroeconomics, Economic Development.

Research Keywords

Economic Growth, Technical Change, Income Inequality, Education.

Affiliated Academic Organizations

Selected Publications:

  1. Hideki Nakamura and Joseph Zeira (2018), “Automation and Unemployment: Help is on the way”, CEPR DP 12974.
  2. Hideki Nakamura and Masakatsu Nakamura (2018), “How Automation affects the Rate of Unemployment via Diversity in Job Mismatch Possibilities”, Osaka City University DP 117.
  3. Hideki Nakamura and Yuko Mihara (2016), “Effect of Public Health Investment on Economic Development via Savings and Fertility”, Macroeconomic Dynamics 20 1341-1358.
  4. Hideki Nakamura and Yoshihiko Seoka (2014), “Differential Fertility and Economic Development”, Macroeconomic Dynamics 18, 1048–1068.
  5. Tetsuya Nakajima and Hideki Nakamura (2012), “How do Elementary and Higher Education Affect Human Capital Accumulation and Inequality? A Note”, Macroeconomic Dynamics 16, 151–158.