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International Institute of Public Finance

Yukihiro Nishimura

 

Education
1991-1995 B.A., Economics, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
1995-1997 M.A., Economics, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
1998-2002 Ph.D., Economics, Queen's University, Canada


Work Experience
2001 Lecturer, Department of Economics, Queen's University, Canada
2002-2009 Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Yokohama National University, Japan
2009-2015 Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University, Japan
since 2016 Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University, Japan
2005, 2011, 2013 Lecturer, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Japan


Research Experience
2006-2008 Visiting Scholar, Queen's University, Canada
2010 Visiting Associate Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan
2013-2014 Visiting Scholar, CORE-UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Belgium
2013, 2015 Visiting Scholar, Academia Sinica, Taiwan


Awards
2003 C.A. Curtis Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis in Economics, Department of Economics, Queen's University, Canada
2013 Presidential Awards for Encouragement (Research), Osaka University, Japan


Research Grants (selection)
2003 The Inamori Foundation, Japan
2004 Nomura Foundation for Social Science, Japan
2004-2005 Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
2006-2008 JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad, Japan
2009-2011 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
2012-2014 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
2013, 2014 Strategic Young Researcher Overseas Visits Program for Accelerating Brain Circulation (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science), Japan
since 2015 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Professional Activities (selection)
2012 Vice chairman of local organizing committee, The 69th Annual Meeting of Japan Institute of Public Finance, Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center, Japan
2013 Reviewer, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan
2013 Member of program committee, Fall Meeting of Japanese Economic Association, Kanagawa
University, Japan
2016 Member of organizing committee, co-organizer, 1st Belgo-Japanese Public Finance Workshop, CORE-UCL, Belgium
2016 Member of scientific committee, the 72nd Annual Meeting of International Institute of Public Finance, Lake Tahoe, USA 2016 Member of program committee, The 73rd Annual Meeting of Japan Institute of Public Finance, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan


Selected Publications
Efficient Taxation with Differential Risks of Dependence and Mortality, Economics Bulletin, February 2016, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp. 52-57 (with Pierre Pestieau)

A Note on Equilibrium Leadership in Tax Competition Models, Journal of Public Economics, January 2015, Volume 121, 66-68 (with Jean Hindriks)

Education Choices, Longevity and Optimal Policy in a Ben-Porath Economy, PSE Working Papers n 201540, 2015 (with Pierre Pestieau and Grégory Ponthière)

On the Timing of Tax and Investment in Fiscal Competition Models, CORE DISCUSSION PAPER 2014/65 (with Jean Hindriks)

A Voluntary Participation Game through a Unit-by-Unit Cost Share Mechanism of a Non-Excludable Public Good, Social Choice and Welfare, March 2013, Volume 40 (3), 793-814 (with Ryusuke Shinohara)

Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Volatility: Evidence from State-level Cross-section Data of the USA, Japanese Economic Review, June 2009, Volume 60 (2), 223-235 (with Nobuo Akai and Masayo Hosoi)

Redistributive Taxation and Social Insurance under Adverse Selection in the Insurance Market, International Tax and Public Finance, April 2009, Volume 16 (2), 176-197.

Complementarity, Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth, Economics of Governance, September 2007, Volume 8 (4), 339-362 (with Nobuo Akai and Masayo Sakata)

Human Fallibility, Complementarity, and Fiscal Decentralization, Journal of Public Economic Theory, August 2006, Volume 8 (3), 487-501

Optimal Non-linear Income Taxation for Reduction of Envy, Journal of Public Economics, February 2003, Volume 87 (2), 363-386.

Optimal Commodity Taxation for Reduction of Envy, Social Choice and Welfare, December 2003, Volume 21 (3), 501-527.

 

 

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