Sophia University

Academics Professors Information

ASANO Akihito
浅野 哲人

Associate Professor
Microeconomics

B.A., Yokohama National University
M.A., Hitotsubashi University
M.Ec.,Ph.D., Australian National University

Research and Teaching Interests:
Aki joined the FLA in September 2010. He received his BA from Yokohama National University, his MA from Hitotsubashi University, and his MEc and PhD from the Australian National University (ANU). Before he joined the FLA, he held positions at the University of Melbourne and the ANU. His recent work focuses on: economy-wide potential gains from structural reforms in Japan; the welfare effects of a partial tariff reduction in Japan; and economics of ticket resale (scalping). In the FLA, he teaches introductory and intermediate microeconomics, international trade and strategic thinking (introduction to game theory).

Email:
aki.asano[at]sophia.ac.jp
Tel: 03-3238-4102
Office: 10-555

Selected Publications

Books

Journal Articles

  • Asano, Akihito (2012).“Is There a ‘Double Bonus’ from Reducing Inequality?” Economic Inquiry, Vol.50, No.2, pp.551-562.
  • Asano, Akihito (2008). “Are Native and Non-Native English Speaking Tutors Equally Effective?” Australian Economic Review, Vol.41, No.1, pp.56-66.
  • Asano, Akihito and Takaharu Eto (2007). “Organisational inertia in Japanese institutions,” Journal of Asian Economics ,Vol.18, No.6, pp. 915-33.
  • Asano, Akihito and Takaharu Eto (2006). “The paradox of limited deposit insurance under the amakudari practice in the Japanese banking system,” Journal of Asian Economics , Vol.17, No.1, pp.126-43.

COURSES

Courses No Title 2019 Semester Offered
IBE200 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS Spring
IBE311
INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS
Autumn
IBE322
INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Spring
IBE477
STRATEGIC THINKING
Autumn