Akihiro Otsuka

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Name
Akihiro Otsuka
E-mail
otsukayokohama-cu.ac.jp
Affiliation
Yokohama City University
Section
International College of Arts and Sciences Urban and Regional Policy Graduate School of Urban Social and Cultural Studies Department of Urban Social and Cultural Studies
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Okayama University)
Research funding number
90392745
ORCID ID
0000-0001-7852-4590

Profile

Dr. Otsuka is an associate professor at Yokohama City University’s Association of International Arts and Science, Japan. His field of expertise is empirical research on urban economics, regional economics, and energy economics. His representative paper was awarded the Martin Beckmann RSAI Annual Award. He is currently conducting research on sustainable regional economic systems through empirical studies on the economies of agglomeration and energy efficiency in regional economies.

Research Areas

 
 
  • Economics / Economic policy / Urban Economics, Regional Economics, Energy Economics

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Association of International Arts and Science, Yokohama City University
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Today
Part-time Lecturer, Graduate school of Engineering, Tohoku University
 
Aug 2006
 - 
Mar 2016
Research Economist, Socio-economic Research Center, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
 
Apr 2004
 - 
Jul 2006
Researcher, Socio-economic Research Center, Centaral Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
 

Education

 
Apr 2002
 - 
Mar 2005
(Ph.D.), Okayama University
 
Apr 2000
 - 
Mar 2002
(M.A.), Okayama University
 
Apr 1996
 - 
Mar 2000
(B.A.), Okayama University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2017
RSPP Annual Paper Award 2017, Regional Science Association International (RSAI)
Winner: Akihiro Otsuka, Mika Goto
 
Nov 2011
Martin Beckmann RSAI Annual Award 2011, Regional Science Association International (RSAI)
Winner: Akihiro Otsuka, Mika Goto, Toshiyuki Sueyoshi
 

Published Papers

 
Mika Goto, Amani Mohammed Atris, Akihiro Otsuka
Regional Studies      Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Akihiro Otsuka
Energy, Sustainability and Society   7:31 1-10   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Akihiro Otsuka
Economics of Innovation and New Technology      Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Akihiro Otsuka, Mika Goto
Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science      Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Akihiro Otsuka
The Annals of Regional Science   58(3) 579-596   May 2017   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Industrial agglomeration effects on regional economic growth: a case of Japanese regions
Akihiro Otsuka, Norihiko Yamano
Regional Economics Applications Laboratory WP   (08-T-2)    Aug 2008

Books etc

 
Advances in Energy Research. Volume 28
Morena J. Acosta (Ed.) (Part:Contributor, Chapter 4. An Economic Analysis of Electricity Demand: Evidence from Japan)
Nova Science Publishers, Inc.   Oct 2017   ISBN:1536126993
Akihiro Otsuka
Springer   Oct 2016   ISBN:9783319475653

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Productivity growth and decomposition in Japanese regional economies before Abenomics: Application of HMB productivity index
Mika Goto, Amani Mohammed Atris, Akihiro Otsuka
The 2016 Asia-Pacific Productivity Conference   Jul 2016   
Regional disparity of productivity and the factors in Japanese industries
Mika Goto, Akihiro Otsuka, Toshiyuki Sueyoshi
The Fifth Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment   Jun 2015   
The impact of agglomeration economies on energy efficiency in Japan
Akihiro Otsuka, Mika Goto
The Fifth Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment   Jun 2015   
Assessment of productive and environmental efficiencies of Japanese industries
Mika Goto, Akihiro Otsuka, Toshiyuki Sueyoshi
2013 INFORMS Annual Meeting   Oct 2013   
Assessment of productive and environmental efficiencies of Japanese industries
Mika Goto, Akihiro Otsuka, Toshiyuki Sueyoshi
The Third Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment   Jun 2013   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Akihiro Otsuka
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Mika Goto