Last Updated :2024/07/03

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Assistant Professor

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Economics, Osaka University
  • Master of Economics, Ritsumeikan University

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Economics;Economic theory

Research Keywords

  • Theoretical economics, microeconomics

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introduction to Microeconomics
  2. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Science History for Humanities and Social Sciences(Japanese Class) Students enrolled before AY 2023
  4. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Science History for Humanities and Social Sciences(Japanese Class)Students enrolling in AY 2024 or later
  5. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Macroeconomics

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, From Duty to Right: The Role of Public Education in the Transition to Aging Societies, Journal of Development Economics, 91(1), 140-154, 2010
  2. ★, Income Distribution and Macroeconomics: Fertility Adjustment Prior to Education Investment, Economics Letters, 110, 155-158, 2011
  3. Endogenous Trade Policy: Political Struggle in the Growth Process, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 22, 12-29, 2011
  4. Asset Pricing with Stochastic Habit Formation, Journal of Mathematical Finance, 2, 175-180, 2012
  5. Synergies and Investment Decisions, Economics Bulletin, 7(2), 1-10, 2007
  6. Notes on Economic Growth with Scale Effects: Is Depopulation Compatible with Growth?, Theoretical Economics Letters, 5(2), 169-187, 2015
  7. Under- and over-investment in education: the role of locked-in fertility, JOURNAL OF POPULATION ECONOMICS, 35(2), 755-784, 202204

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Economic Growth with Locked-in Fertility: Under-and Over-Investment in Education, Masao Nakagawa, Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Asuka Oura, Singapore Economic Review Conference, 2017, Without Invitation, English, Singapore Economic Review, Singapore
  2. Utility from Anticipation and Consumption Choices, Masao Nakagawa, NTU-Hiroshima Joint Workshop, 2015, Without Invitation, English, Nanyang Technological University Hiroshima University, Singapore