Tetsuji Okazaki

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Tetsuji Okazaki
The University of Tokyo
Division of Economics,Graduate School

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1999
Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1989
Mar 1999
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economcis, The University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities, Suntory Foundation


Kentaro Nakajima, Tetsuji Okazaki
Economic History Review   71 593-616   May 2018
© Economic History Society 2017 In 1910, Japan annexed Korea and integrated it into the Empire of Japan. According to its policy of assimilating colonies, the Japanese government intended to remove the tariffs between Japan and Korea, an aim which...
Tetsuji Okazaki, Michiru Sawada
Explorations in Economic History   65 17-35   Jul 2017
© 2017 Elsevier Inc. This paper explores the extent of political connections of firms, and examines the implications for firm values, using firm-level data from prewar Japan. We collect data from publicly traded companies in Japan in the late 1920...
Kozo Kiyota, Tetsuji Okazaki
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies   40 31-42   Jun 2016
© 2016 Elsevier Inc. This paper provides a systematic analysis of the effects of the industrial policy change in the 1960s in Japan. We utilize a panel of 227 manufacturing industries between 1960 and 1969. We find that on the one hand, the remova...
Asuka Imaizumi, Kaori Ito, Tetsuji Okazaki
Explorations in Economic History   60 52-68   Apr 2016
© 2015 Elsevier Inc. The Great Kantō Earthquake in 1923 did enormous damage to industries in Tokyo Prefecture. Around 40% of the buildings in Tokyo Prefecture were completely burnt or destroyed. In this paper, we investigate whether this temporary...
Tetsuji Okazaki
Economies under Occupation: The Hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II   178-190   Mar 2015