Graduate School of Economics and Management / Faculty of Economics, Tohoku University

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Faculty Member

Jiro Akita

Curriculum Vitae

March 1982Graduated from Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
March 1993Withdrawal with Completion of Course Requirements from the Doctoral Program of Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University

Academic Degree

Ph.D. in Economics (State University of New York at Albany)

Current Position

Professor of International Finance, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University

Fields of Research

Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Environmental Economics

Research Topics

Precautiona Savings and Current Account

Econoimic policy measures to prevent Global Warming


Graduate: (Seminars excl.) International Finance a,b

Undergraduate:(Seminars excl.) Monetary economics

Main Research Results

Effects of Alternative CDM Baseline Schemes Under Imperfectly Competitive Market StructureAin Game Theory and Policymaking in Natural Resources and the Environment, A. Dinar et al. ed. , Routledge, 2008

International Frameworks and Technological Strategies to Prevent Climate ChangeASpringer Verlag, 2003App.66-96, pp.110-126.

Current Account in a Small Country Dynamic Open Economy with HARA Intertemporal Expected Utility: An Analytical Approximate Solution.AThe Keizai Gaku, Annual Report of the Economic Society of Tohoku University, 64 (3), (2003), 71-93

On the Geometrical Construction of an Optimal GMM Estimator. The Keizai Gaku, Annual Report of the Economic Society of Tohoku University,, 66 (4), (2005), 145-153

Japanese Translation of Environmental Economics : An Introduction by Barry C. Field, 2002, June.


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