Kwansei Gakuin University, School of Policy Studies, B.A. in Policy Studies, March 2002
Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics, Ph. D in Economics, March 2009
Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, April 2005 – March 2007
Assistant Professor, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, April 2008 – March 2009
Assistant Professor, School of Service Innovation, Chiba University of Commerce, April 2009 – March 2012
Associate Professor, School of Service Innovation, Chiba University of Commerce, April 2012 – March 2013
Associate Professor, School of Economics, University of Hyogo, April 2013 – March 2019
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2019 – Present
Public Economics, Local Public Finance
Japanese Local Public Finance, Intergovernmental Transfer
“Spatial Patterns of Flypaper Effects for Local Expenditure by Policy Objective in Japan: A Bayesian Approach,” (with Kazuhiko Kakamu and Takashi Kuramoto), Economic Modelling, Vol.37, pp.500-506, 2014.
“Evaluation of the fiscal effect on municipal mergers: Quasi-experimental evidence from Japanese municipal data,” (with Haruaki Hirota), Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol.66, pp.132-149, 2017.
Professional Services and Other Activities
Committee member for Decentralization in Jichi-Sogo center, July 2008 – Present
Committee member for Public Facility Management in Kashiba city, October 2015 – March 2017