WASEDA University

Takumi Naito

Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University (9/21/2016 - 9/20/2018)

Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University


Work in Progress

  1. Can the optimal tariff be zero for a growing large country?
  2. A lab-equipment model of growth with heterogeneous firms and asymmetric countries.
  3. Trade diversion is reversed in the long run.

Working Papers

  1. [Abstract] A larger country sets a lower optimal tariff, RIETI Discussion Paper Series 17-E-037, 2017, Review of International Economics, revise and resubmit.
  2. [Abstract] Capital accumulation through studying abroad and return migration, with Laixun Zhao, Discussion Paper Series DP2014-06, RIEB, Kobe University, 2014, Journal of Economics, revise and resubmit.

Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. [Abstract] (Open Access) Growth and welfare effects of unilateral trade liberalization with heterogeneous firms and asymmetric countries, Journal of International Economics 109, 167-173, 2017.
  2. [Abstract] (Open Access) An asymmetric Melitz model of trade and growth, Economics Letters 158, 80-83, 2017.
  3. [Abstract] An Eaton-Kortum model of trade and growth, Canadian Journal of Economics 50(2), 456-480, 2017.
  4. [Abstract] Aid for trade and global growth, Review of International Economics 24(5), 1178-1201, 2016.
  5. [Abstract] Aid for trade, infrastructure, and growth, International Tax and Public Finance 20(6), 886-909, 2013.
  6. [Abstract] Aid for trade and welfare, Japanese Economic Review 63(2), 216-231, 2012.
  7. [Abstract] A Ricardian model of trade and growth with endogenous trade status, Journal of International Economics 87(1), 80-88, 2012.
  8. [Abstract] A two-country model of trade and growth with intersectoral knowledge spillovers, with Ryoji Ohdoi, Journal of Economics 103(1), 39-58, 2011.
  9. [Abstract] Aid, non-traded goods, and growth, Canadian Journal of Economics 43(2), 423-439, 2010.
  10. [Abstract] Aging, transitional dynamics, and gains from trade, with Laixun Zhao, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 33(8), 1531-1542, 2009.
  11. [Abstract] Welfare- and revenue-enhancing tariff and tax reform under imperfect competition, with Kenzo Abe, Journal of Public Economic Theory 10(6), 1085-1094, 2008.
  12. [Abstract] Dynamics of a two-sector endogenous growth model with intersectoral knowledge spillovers, with Ryoji Ohdoi, Economic Theory 35(3), 599-605, 2008.
  13. [Abstract] Growth, revenue, and welfare effects of tariff and tax reform: win-win-win strategies, Journal of Public Economics 90(6-7), 1263-1280, 2006.
  14. [Abstract] Pattern of trade and indeterminacy, Journal of Macroeconomics 28(2), 409-427, 2006.
  15. [Abstract] Tariff and tax reform: dynamic implications, Journal of International Economics 68(2), 504-517, 2006.
  16. [Abstract] Revenue-neutral environmental tariff reform, growth, and welfare, Review of International Economics 13(5), 985-996, 2005.
  17. [Abstract] Pareto-improving untied aid with environmental externalities, Journal of Economics 80(2), 161-169, 2003.
  18. [Abstract] Revenue-neutral tariff reform and growth in a small open economy, Journal of Development Economics 71(1), 213-232, 2003.
  19. [Abstract] Tariff revenue, government expenditure and growth in a small open economy, Japanese Economic Review 51(3), 391-406, 2000.
  20. [Abstract] A rationale for infant-industry protection and gradual trade liberalization, Review of Development Economics 4(2), 164-174, 2000.


Other Information

June 1, 2018