Kan Takeuchi

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Name
Kan Takeuchi
E-mail
takeuchi.kangmail.com
URL
https://sites.google.com/view/takekan/home
Affiliation
Hitotsubashi University
Section
Graduate School of Economics
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D. in Economics(University of Michigan)
Research funding number
50509148
Twitter ID
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Associate professor in economics at Hitotsubashi University. He works on experimental economics and his research is currently on eye-tracking and time preference. Takeuchi has earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan. Before joining Hitotsubashi, Takeuchi was a postdoctoral scholar at California Institute of Technology.
A father of a son and a daughter.

Research Areas

 
 
  • Economics / Economic theory / Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2011
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Today
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2011
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
 
Sep 2007
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Mar 2008
Postdoctoral Scholar, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology
 

Education

 
Sep 2000
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Aug 2007
Ph.D., Department of Economics, University of Michiga, Ann Arbor
 
Apr 1998
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Mar 2000
Master's Program, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
 
Apr 1993
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Mar 1998
Department of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
 

Published Papers

 
Time Discounting: The Concavity of Time Discount Function: An Experimental Study
竹内 幹
Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance   5 2-9   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Kan Takeuchi
Games and Economic Behavior   71(2) 456-478   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
This paper reports the elicited time preference of human subjects in a laboratory setting. The model allows for non-linear utility functions, non-separability between delay and reward, and time inconsistency including future bias in addition to pr...
Kan Takeuchi
4(1) 79-93   Jan 2011
This paper reports the behavioral biases that account for the annuity puzzle, by using the controlled Internet survey. I replicate Brown et al. (2008, AER P&P 98, 304-309) in Japanese context and confirm that the framing effect keeps responders aw...
Kan Takeuchi, John C. Lin, Yan Chen, Thomas Finholt
Experimental Economics   13 476-499   Apr 2010   [Refereed]
Kan Takeuchi, Yan Chen
Games and Economic Behavior   68(2) 557-579   Apr 2009   [Refereed]
The use of package auctions for complex resource allocation has been rapidly increasing in recent years. In this paper, we study two package auction mechanisms in a laboratory setting, a sealed bid Vickrey auction and an ascending version of Vickr...

Books etc

 
Behavioral Economics 101
Kan Takeuchi (Part:Contributor, Ch.3 The Gender Differences)
Nikkei Publishing   Dec 2017   ISBN:978-4-532-19847-3
Behavioral Economics of Preferences, Choices, and Happiness
Kan Takeuchi (Part:Contributor, Non-parametric Test of Time Consistency: Present Bias and Future Bias)
Springer   2016   ISBN:978-4-431-55401-1
Economics for the Young
Kan Takeuchi (Part:Contributor, The World of Demand and Supply)
Yuhikaku   Feb 2013   ISBN:978-4-641-16404-8
Earthquake risk management founded on human behaviors: Designing the new social systems
Kan Takeuchi (Part:Contributor, The potential of the eyetracking research)
Keiso Shobo   Mar 2012   ISBN:978-4-326-50363-6
Essays on Time Preference and Combinatorial Auctions
Kan Takeuchi
Doctoral Dissertation, University of Michigan   Apr 2007   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Kan Takeuchi
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Kan Takeuchi
This research observes the attention of decision-makers through eye-tracking and formalizes the models of the decision-making process. This approach to the "process" itself makes the study different from the previous economics analysis that has fo...
Time preference and eye movement: Economic Experiments with eyetracking
The Seimeikai Foundation: Joint Research (Commissioned research from non-profit sector)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Kan Takeuchi
Economic incentives and Evaluations on Energy Saving Behavior
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., and Japan Gas Association: Joint Research (Commissioned research from business sector)
Project Year: Mar 2014 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Kan Takeuchi
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Kan Takeuchi
This study develops a new theory to re-define time preference so that we can elicit time preference independently of risk preference. Its contribution to the literature is particularly significant as previous studies do not successfully separate r...

Committee Memberships

 
Aug 2010
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Today
Economic Inquiry  Associate Editor
 
Sep 2015
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Today
Japanese Economic Review  Associate Editor
 
Jul 2014
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Today
Kunitachi City  Child care council
 
Jul 2011
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Today
Ministry of Justice  Preliminary Bar Examination Committee
 
Aug 2013
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Jul 2015
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology  Research Promotion Bureau/Senior Scientific Research Specialist
 

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Kan Takeuchi
The 8th Asia Policy Forum   1 Nov 2018   
Beetles play Nash: Mixed strategy equilibrium in their horn length
Kan Takeuchi
Behavioural economics: Foundations and applied research (Sydney)   11 Nov 2017   University of Sydney
Beetles play Nash: Mixed strategy equilibrium in their horn length
Kan Takeuchi
ESA North-American Meeting (Richmond)   21 Oct 2017   Economic Science Association
Beetles play Nash: Mixed strategy equilibrium in their horn length
Kan Takeuchi
ESA Asia-Pacific Meeting (Taipei)   17 Feb 2017   Economic Science Association
Has the fusion of experiments and social science had any impact on the society? [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
The 20th Experimental Social Sciences   30 Oct 2016   EXPSS
Kan Takeuchi
International Symposium on Affective Science and Engineering 2016   21 Mar 2016   International Society of Affective Science and Engineering
Music is one of the universal languages among humans, and it often influences on mood and emotion. In Takeuchi lab's recent study, they examine the effect of music on decision-making under risk and ambiguity. To detect the effect, the participants...
Panel Discussion: Behavioral Economics and Education [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance: The 8th meeting   29 Nov 2015   Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance
Eye-tracking on the debating behavior
Kan Takeuchi
ESA European meeting (Heidelberg)   2 Sep 2015   Economic Science Association
We test a drift-diffusion model by fitting eye-tracking data of 55 participants comparing two alternatives with multi-attributes and analyze how they debate over two choices. The participants in our experiment compare the brightness of pairs of gr...
Eyetracking on HEMS monitors: What do users see for energy saving?
Kan Takeuchi
The 3rd Kyoto Experimental Economics Workshop   31 Jan 2015   Kyoto University
Eyetracking on HEMS monitors: What do users see for energy saving?
Kan Takeuchi
2014 BEHAVIOR, ENERGY &CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE (DC)   9 Dec 2014   BECC
Literature on gender differences
Kan Takeuchi
Kyoto field experiments workshop   30 Sep 2014   Kyoto University
Drift-diffusion model and Gaze Cascade
Kan Takeuchi
ESA International Meeting (Hawaii)   28 Jun 2014   Economic Science Association
Eye movement, drift-diffusion model and the choice [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
Research Institute for Socionetwork Strategies seminar   17 Feb 2014   Kansai University
Eye tracking under uncertainty [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
The 2nd Kyoto Experimental Economics Workshop   16 Feb 2014   Kyoto University
Non-parametric test of time consistency: Present bias and future bias [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
The development of behavioral economics and finances   15 Feb 2014   Osaka University
Experimental Economics: The trends in publications and the due-diligence of researches [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
The Inaugural workshop of Economic Experimental Laboratory at Kyoto University   2 Feb 2013   Kyoto University
Eyemovement and decision making models: Eyatracking analysis [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance: The 6th meeting   8 Dec 2012   Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance
The inverse S-shaped time discounting function and the future bias [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
GCOE: Economic conference on dynamics and preferences   23 Nov 2012   Osaka University
An eye-tracking analysis of willingness to pay for quake-resistance [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
NUS Seminer   1 Mar 2012   Natinal University of Singapole
IRB procedure [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
Experimental Social Sciences Winter School 2011   25 Dec 2011   Waseda University
Kan Takeuchi
Distinguished Research Seminar Series   20 Dec 2011   University of Tokyo, International Program in Economics
The Concavity of Time Discount Function: An Experimental Study
Kan Takeuchi
ESA Asia-Pacific Conference (Xiamen)   15 Dec 2011   Economic Science Association
Kan Takeuchi
8th Japanese-German Frontiers of Science Symposium (JGFoS)   30 Oct 2011   Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Eye-tracking Analysis of Bidding Behavior in Combinatorial Auctions [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
The 6th Pan-Pacific Conference on Game Theory   2 Mar 2011   Tokyo Institute of Technology
Behavioral Economics of Annuity Puzzle
Kan Takeuchi
Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance: The 4th meeting   4 Dec 2010   Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance
An eye-tracking analysis of willingness to pay for quake-resistance
Kan Takeuchi
Yokohama National University Seminar   21 Oct 2010   Yokohama National University
The role of experiments in social sciences [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
Experimental Social Sciences Summer School 2010   13 Sep 2010   EXPSS
An eye-tracking analysis of willingness to pay for quake-resistance
Kan Takeuchi
Osaka University Seminar   11 Jul 2010   Osaka University
The effect of music listening on decision making under uncertainty: An experimental study
Kan Takeuchi
ESA North-American Meeting (Tucson)   12 Nov 2009   Economic Science Association
Kan Takeuchi
The 13th Experimental Social Science Conference   1 Sep 2009   
Eye-tracking Analysis of Bidding Behavior in Combinatorial Auctions
Kan Takeuchi
Shinshu University Seminer   7 Dec 2008   Shinshu University
Eye-tracking Analysis of Bidding Behavior in Combinatorial Auctions
Kan Takeuchi
ESA North-American Meeting (Tucson)   14 Nov 2008   Economic Science Association
Eye-tracking Analysis of Bidding Behavior in Combinatorial Auctions
Kan Takeuchi
Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University Seminer   31 Oct 2008   Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University
Eye-tracking Analysis of Bidding Behavior in Combinatorial Auctions
Kan Takeuchi
Osaka University Seminar   30 Oct 2008   Osaka University
Eye-tracking Analysis of Bidding Behavior in Combinatorial Auctions
Kan Takeuchi
HKUST Seminer   12 Sep 2008   Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Eye-tracking Analysis of Bidding Behavior in Combinatorial Auctions
Kan Takeuchi
ESA North-American Meeting (Tucson)   28 Jun 2008   Economic Science Association
When Does the Future Really Start: Non-monotonic Time Preference
Kan Takeuchi
University of Amsterdam Seminer   8 Feb 2008   University of Amsterdam
IRB procedure
Kan Takeuchi
Experimental Social Sciences   24 Nov 2007   EXPSS
When Does the Future Really Start: Non-monotonic Time Preference
Kan Takeuchi
ESA North-American Meeting (Tucson)   22 Oct 2007   Economic Science Association
When Does the Future Really Start: Non-monotonic Time Preference
Kan Takeuchi
California Institute of Technology Seminer   13 Oct 2007   
When Does the Future Really Start: Non-monotonic Time Preference
Kan Takeuchi
Japanese Economic Association Autumn meeting   23 Sep 2007   Japanese Economic Association
When Does the Future Really Start: Non-monotonic Time Preference
Kan Takeuchi
ESA Asia-Pacific Conference (Shanghai)   4 Aug 2007   Economic Science Association
When Does the Future Really Start: Non-monotonic Time Preference
Kan Takeuchi
INFORMS (Puerto Rico)   10 Jul 2007   Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
When Does the Future Really Start: Non-monotonic Time Preference
Kan Takeuchi
French Economic Association (Lyon)   25 May 2007   French Economic Association
When Does the Future Really Start: Non-monotonic Time Preference
Kan Takeuchi
MEA Annual meeting (Minneapolis)   23 Mar 2007   Midwest Economics Association
When Does the Future Really Start: Non-monotonic Time Preference
Kan Takeuchi
ESA Asia-Pacific Conference (Osaka)   14 Feb 2007   Economic Science Association
Shake It Up Baby: Scheduling with Package Auctions
Kan Takeuchi
INFORMS (Pittsburgh)   7 Nov 2006   Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
Shake It Up Baby: Scheduling with Package Auctions
Kan Takeuchi
ESA North-American Meeting (Tucson)   30 Sep 2006   Economic Science Association
The Cumulative Effect of Inequality: A Computational Study of Conflict Models
Kan Takeuchi
Academy of Economics and Finance (Huston)   9 Feb 2006   Academy of Economics and Finance
Multi-object auctions with package bidding: An experimental comparison of Vickrey and iBEA
Kan Takeuchi
16th Jerusalem Summer School in Economic Theory   15 Jul 2005   Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Median Voter Theorem Revisited: The Policy Convergence and the Chaotic Behavior
Kan Takeuchi
MEA Annual meeting (Milwaukee)   11 Mar 2005   Midwest Economics Association
Multi-object auctions with package bidding: An experimental comparison of Vickrey and iBEA
Kan Takeuchi
The 8th Experimental Economics Confernece   28 Nov 2004   
Multi-object auctions with package bidding: An experimental comparison of Vickrey and iBEA
Kan Takeuchi
ESA North-American meeting (Tucson)   5 Nov 2004   Economic Science Association
International Foundation For Research In Experimental Economics
Kan Takeuchi
17 Aug 2004   
Mannheim Empirical Research Summer School (MERSS)
Kan Takeuchi
2 Jul 2004   

Teaching Experience

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2006
Outstanding GSI Award, University of Michigan
 
This is awarded to the best 20 instructors among more than 2,000 ones. It comes with the prize of $1,000.

Misc

 
Kan Takeuchi
   Oct 2018   [Invited]
Biases in decision makings: Irrational investment behavior and behavioral economics
Kan Takeuchi
The Securities Analysts Association of Japan      Aug 2018   [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
Finance   53(12) 77-82   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Behavioral economics and decision makings
Kan Takeuchi
NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting/Consortium for Applied Neuroscience      Feb 2018   [Invited]
Behavioral economics of investments
Kan Takeuchi
NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting/Consortium for Applied Neuroscience      Dec 2016   [Invited]
Eye movement and economic behavior
Kan Takeuchi
NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting/Consortium for Applied Neuroscience      Oct 2015   [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
Keizai Seminar   58-63   Jun 2015   [Invited]
Deregulation is not the way to increase fertility rate
Kan Takeuchi
(5月号) 88-89   May 2014   [Invited]
Donation Culture Becoming Established in Japan through Kizuna after 3.11 Earthquake
Kan Takeuchi
Economy, Culture & History JAPAN SPOTLIGHT, November/December, pp. 42-45.      Nov 2012   [Invited]
Anti-ageing Treatment for your governance: Proposal for National Election System Based on Constituency by Life Expectancy
Kan Takeuchi
Economy, Culture & History JAPAN SPOTLIGHT, May/June, pp. 21-23.      May 2012   [Invited]
Kan Takeuchi
Nikkei Business Associate   20-21   Jul 2008   [Invited]
CSR and Human Rights Issues: Boycott of Coca Cola in the US
Kan Takeuchi, Renge Jibu
Amnesty International Japan   4-5   May 2006   [Invited]

Social Contribution

 
Experimental Economics and Application to Japanese Public Finance
[Lecturer]  Renmin University of China, School of Public Administration and Policy  24 Sep 2014 - 2 Oct 2014
[Lecturer]  University of Tokyo, International Program in Economics  Special Lecture Series funded by Global 30  28 Nov 2011 - 30 Nov 2011

Works

 
ztree2stata
Kan Takeuchi   Software   Mar 2010
ztree2stata imports a z-Tree (Fischbacher, 2007) data file and converts it into Stata format. Specifically ztree2stata: 1) opens an MS-Excel file saved by z-Tree, 2) deletes all data other than that of the specified table, 3) renames variables usi...