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Toshihiro Ichida
Waseda University, School of Commerce
1-6-1 Nishi-Waseda
Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo 169-8050 JAPAN
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Current Position:

2007-present Associate Professor of International Trade,
2004-2007 Assistant Professor of International Trade,
School of Commerce, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan


2004     Ph.D. in Economics, GSAS (Graduate School of Arts and Sciences), Columbia University, NY, U.S.A.
2000     M.Phil. in Economics, GSAS, Columbia University, NY, U.S.A.
1999     Exchange Scholar, Economics Department, GSAS, Harvard University, MA, USA
1999     A.M. in Economics, GSAS, Columbia University, NY, U.S.A.
1997     M.A in Law and Diplomacy, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston, MA, U.S.A.
1992     B.A. in Economics, University of Tokyo, Japan
1988     Diploma, La Salle High School, Kagoshima, Kagoshima, Japan


2005-2010     Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2005-2006     Mitsubishi Economic Research Institute, Research Fellow
2005-2006     Japan Economic Research Foundation Scholarship
2002             Wueller Teaching Awards, Economics Department, Columbia University
2001-2002     Public Policy Consortium Fellowship, Columbia University
2000-2001     SSRC Program for Applied Economics Pre-dissertation Fellowship, Social Science Research Council
1998-2000     Japan-IMF Scholarship for Advanced Studies, International Monetary Fund
2001-2004     Teaching Fellow, GSAS, Columbia University
1998-1999     Presidentsf Fellow, GSAS, Columbia University

Teaching and Research Fields:

International Trade
Public Economics
Political Economy
Industrial Organization

Teaching Experience:

2004 Fall - present   International Trade Theory, Waseda University
2003 Summer          Principles of Economics, Columbia University

Teaching Assistant
2004 Spring     Principles of Economics, Columbia University
2003 Fall         Intermediate Microeconomics, Columbia University
2003 Spring     Principles of Economics, Columbia University
2002 Fall         Money and Banking, Columbia University
2002 Spring     Principles of Economics, Columbia University
2001 Fall         Game Theory, Columbia University
1999 Fall         Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Harvard University
1998 Fall         Mathematics for Economics (Ph.D.), Columbia University
1996 Fall         Quantitative Methods and Statistics, The Fletcher School

Professional Experience:

1992-1995 Associate Consultant, Bain & Company, Inc. (Management Consulting) Tokyo, Japan
2000 Summer Intern, International Monetary Fund, African Department. Washington DC, USA

Research Experience:

2002 Research Assistant for Professors Jie Gan and David Robinson, Columbia Business School
1998 Research Assistant for Professor Julie Wulf, Wharton School of Business, Univ. of Pennsylvania
1996 Research Assistant for Professor Michael Klein, Fletcher School, Tufts University


gOccupational Choice and Compensation for Losers from International Tradeh
Accepted for presenting at the 2005 World Congress, The Econometric Society Meeting.
London, UK. August 19-25, 2005.
gOccupational Choice and International Tradeh Ph.D. Thesis, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA. May 2004.
gEconomy-Wide Skill-Biased Technological Change, Demand Shift, Labor Supply Change, and
Income Distribution Problem --- Reinterpreting Dornbusch-Fischer-Samuelson Modelh
The Waseda Commercial Review, No. 403, March 2005 pp.55-74.
gUS-Japan Automobile Trade Negotiation in 1995 -- the Analysis on why Japan became
assertive toward US negotiatorsh  The Waseda Commercial Review,  No. 404, June 2005 pp.51-84.
gEconomic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub- Saharan Africah IMF Working Paper, WP/01/112 with Gary Moser, August 2001

Research Paper(s) in Progress:

gWhy Do Governments Choose to Implement Inefficient Trade Policy Instruments? – Case of Tariffs over Subsidies – Mechanism Design with Asymmetric Informationh
gSocial Institutions and Equilibrium Policy Outcomesh
gIncomplete Social Contracts and the Dynamic Gains from Industry Protectionh


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