|Degree||Ph.D. in Economics from Kyoto University|
|Phone||+81 6 6605 2286|
|okazawa at econ.osaka-cu.ac.jp (please replace “at” with “@”)|
- 2005 B.A. : Kyoto University
- 2007 M.A. : Kyoto University
- 2010 Ph.D. : Kyoto University
- 2010 : Post Doctoral Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
- 2013- : Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka City University
My research fields are macroeconomics, political economics, and labor economics. I have a strong interest in long-term effect of economic and political institutions on economic growth.
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Macroeconomics, Political Economics, Labor Economics
Public Choice, Institution, Unemployment, Inequality
Affiliated Academic Organizations
Japanese Economic Association
- “Within-group heterogeneity and civil war” (with Nobuhiro Mizuno), Economics of Governance, Vol. 18(2), pp. 153–177, 2017.
- “Inequality, extractive institutions, and growth in nondemocratic regimes” (with Nobuhiro Mizuno, Katsuyuki Naito), Public Choice, Vol. 170 (1), pp.115–142, 2017.
- “Skill-biased technical change, educational choice, and labor market polarization: The U.S. versus Europe”, Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 11(3), pp. 321–342, 2013.
- “Labor Immobility in Japan: Its Causes and Consequences” (with Kenn Ariga), in Japan’s Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnation, edited by K. Hamada, A. Kashyap, and D. Weinstein, MIT Press, 2011.
- “Colonial experience and postcolonial underdevelopment in Africa” (with Nobuhiro Mizuno), Public Choice, Vol. 141, pp.405–419, 2009.