Koji Kotani

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Name
Koji Kotani
E-mail
kojikotani757gmail.com
Affiliation
Kochi University of Technology
Section
School of Economics and Management
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Cornell University)
Other affiliation
Kyushu University, Urban InstituteKochi University of Technology, Research Center for Future DesignTokyo Center for Economic ResearchRikkyo University
Research funding number
80422583
Google Analytics
UA-145385253-1
ORCID ID
0000-0003-0667-1895

Profile

I do research on agriculture, environment and natural resources with analytic tools of economics, management, mathematical models and experimental methods. I have collaborated with international scholars and students for research projects that have been published in refereed journals indicated below. If you are interested in such a collaboration or some of my works, please do not hesitate to contact me. In particular, if you are interested in pursuing Ph.D. degree under my supervision, please contact me through e-mail or other means. I will interview you and may be able to think about the scholarships or other possible ways to help your study.

Research Areas

 
 
  • Economics / Applied economics / Agriculture, environmental economics and natural resource management

Education

 
 
   
 
Cornell University
 

Published Papers

 
Time preferences of food producers: Does ``cultivate and grow'’ matter?
Yayan Hernuryadin, Koji Kotani and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
Land Economics   Forthcoming    2019   [Refereed]
Yoshinori Nakagawa, Real Arai, Koji Kotani, Masanobu Nagano and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
Futures   114 102454   2019   [Refereed]
Mostafa E. Shahen, Shibly Shahrier and Koji Kotani
Sustainability   11 5256   2019   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani, Kenta Tanaka and Shunsuke Managi
Experimental Economics   22 247-267   2019   [Refereed]
Yayan Hernuryadin, Koji Kotani and Yoshio Kamijo
Sustainability   11 395   2019   [Refereed]
Zhang Jingchao, Koji Kotani and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
Energy Economics   78 81-90   2019   [Refereed]
Raja Timilsina, Koji Kotani and Yoshio Kamijo
Futures   105 124-132   2019   [Refereed]
Yoshinori Nakagawa, Koji Kotani, Mika Matsumoto and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
Futures   105 40-53   2019   [Refereed]
Shibly Shahrier and Koji Kotani
Environmental Economics and Policy Studies   21 37-60   2019   [Refereed]
Zhang Jingchao, Koji Kotani and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
Energy Policy   117 75-85   2018   [Refereed]
Toru Ota, Makoto Kakinaka and Koji Kotani
Energy Policy   115 503-513   2018   [Refereed]
Shibly Shahrier, Koji Kotani and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
Sustainability Science   12 957-967   2017   [Refereed]
Raja Timilsina and Koji Kotani
Journal of Forest Economics   29 25-37   2017   [Refereed]
Raja Timilsina, Koji Kotani and Yoshio Kamijo
PLoS ONE   12 e0170981   2017   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani and Makoto Kakinaka
Environmental Economics and Policy Studies   19 121-149   2017   [Refereed]
Lkhagva Gerelmaa and Koji Kotani
Resources Policy   50 312-321   2016   [Refereed]
Shibly Shahrier, Koji Kotani and Makoto Kakinaka
PLoS ONE   11 e0165067   2016   [Refereed]
Moinul Islam, Koji Kotani and Shunsuke Managi
Economic Analysis and Policy   49 117-133   2016   [Refereed]
Shibly Shahrier and Koji Kotani
Singapore Economic Review   61 1640007   2016   [Refereed]
Islam Moinul and Koji Kotani
Regional Environmental Change   16 585-590   2016   [Refereed]
Sri Lestari, Koji Kotani and Makoto Kakinaka
Journal of Environmental Management   150 299-309   2015   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani, Kenta Tanaka and Shunsuke Managi
Economics of Governance   15 329-353   2014   [Refereed]
Mubashir Qasim and Koji Kotani
Asia Pacific Development Journal   21 137-166   2014   [Refereed]
Fitriandi Primandita, Makoto Kakinaka and Koji Kotani
Asian Journal of Empirical Research   4 79-94   2014   [Refereed]
Neal Detert and Koji Kotani
Energy Policy   56 136-150   2013   [Refereed]
Santosh Poudel and Koji Kotani
Climatic Change   116 327-355   2013   [Refereed]
Sok Heng Lay, Makoto Kakinaka and Koji Kotani
ASEAN Economic Bulletin   29 65-78   2012   [Refereed]
Zhang Jingchao and Koji Kotani
Energy Economics   34 381-388   2012   [Refereed]
Suyanto and Koji Kotani
Asian Journal of Empirical Research   2 62-72   2012   [Refereed]
Indra Nurcahyo Sjarif, Koji Kotani and Ching-Yang Lin
Empirical Economics Letters   10 679-686   2011   [Refereed]
Makoto Kakinaka and Koji Kotani
Public Choice   147 29-41   2011   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani, Makoto Kakinaka and Hiroyuki Matsuda
Mathematical Biosciences   233 32-46   2011   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani, Makoto Kakinaka and Hiroyuki Matsuda
Population Ecology   52 349-358   2010   [Refereed]
Naoto Kato, Koji Kotani, Seiya Ueno and Hiroyuki Matsuda
Journal of Theoretical Biology   267 265-271   2010   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani, Kent D. Messer and William D. Schulze
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review   39 324-343   2010   [Refereed]
Seiichi Oyamada, Yasuhiro Ueno, Mitsutaku Makino, Koji Kotani and Hiroyuki Matsuda
Fisheries Science   75 273-283   2009   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani, Hiromasa Ishii, Hiroyuki Matsuda and Tohru Ikeda
Population Ecology   51 493-504   2009   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani, Makoto Kakinaka and Hiroyuki Matsuda
Mathematical Biosciences   220 1-14   2009   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani, Makoto Kakinaka and Hiroyuki Matsuda
Environmental Economics and Policy Studies   9 107-118   2008   [Refereed]
Koji Kotani, Shunsuke Managi and Kenta Tanaka
Economics Bulletin   3 1-9   2008   [Refereed]
Optimal fishing policies that maximize sustainable ecosystem services
Hiroyuki Matsuda, Mitsutaku Makino and Koji Kotani
Fisheries for Global Welfare and Environment, edited by K. Tsukamoto et. al.   359-369   2008   [Refereed]
Jon M. Conrad and Koji Kotani
Resource and Energy Economics   29 244-245   2007   [Refereed]
Jon M. Conrad and Koji Kotani
Resource and Energy Economics   27 273-286   2005   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Accountability as a resolution for the intergenerational sustainability dilemma
Raja Timilsina, Koji Kotani, Yoshinori Nakagawa and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
The Ronald Coase institute workshop on institutional analysis   15 May 2019   Presenter: Raja Timilsina
Low-quality or high-quality coal? Household energy choice in rural Beijing
Zhang Jingchao, Koji Kotani and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
The 8th International Symposium on Energy   7 Aug 2018   Presenter: Zhang Jingchao
Public acceptance of environmentally friendly electric heating in rural Beijing
Zhang Jingchao, Koji Kotani and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
The 7th International Symposium on Energy   16 Aug 2017   Presenter: Zhang Jingchao
Intergenerational sustainability dilemma and a potential solution: Future ahead and back mechanism
Shibly Shahrier, Koji Kotani and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
The 7th Congress of East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics   6 Aug 2017   Presenter: Koji Kotani
Can deliberation solve the intergenerational sustainability dilemma?
Raja Timilsina, Koji Kotani, Yoshinori Nakagawa and Tatsuyoshi Saijo
The 7th Congress of East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics   6 Aug 2017   Presenter: Raja Timilsina

Research Grants & Projects

 
Economic theory and experiments on risk behavior under asymmetric uncertainty and ambiguity with a sizable impact
Japan society for the promotion of science: Grant-in-aid for scientific research B
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Koji Kotani
Economic theory and experiments for collective decisions under climate ambiguity and uncertainty
Japan society for the promotion of the science: Grant-in-aid for scientific research B
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Koji Kotani
Economic theory and experiments for sustainable management of intergenerational common pool resources
Japan society for the promotion of the science: Grant-in-aid for challenging exploratory research
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Koji Kotani
Scientific literacy and its interplay with perception and adaptation to climate change
Watanabe memorial foundation for the advancement of new technology: Research grant for science and technology
Project Year: Sep 2015 - Aug 2016    Investigator(s): Koji Kotani
Economic analysis of adaptation to natural calamity and climate change under deep uncertainty
Japan society for the promotion of science: Grant-in-aid for scientific research C
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Jan 2015    Investigator(s): Koji Kotani

Social Contribution

 
Household energy transition and social preference in China
[Advisor]  Kochi University of Technology  PhD thesis supervision (Zhang Jingchao)  Apr 2016 - Mar 2019
Intergenerational sustainability dilemma and capitalism in societies: Future ahead and back mechanism as a potential solution
[Advisor]  Kochi University of Technology  PhD thesis supervision (Shibly Shahrier, Bangladesh)  Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
Social design and sustainability of environmental resources: Learning from the field experiments
[Advisor]  Kochi University of Technology  PhD thesis supervision (Raja Timilsina, Nepal)  Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
Efficiency assessment of the hydro-power plants in Vietnam: An application of data envelopment analysis
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Du Minh, Vietnam)  Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
The linkages between infrastructure spending and economic growth: Evidence from Indonesia
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Apri Horizon, Indonesia)  1 Sep 2013 - 31 Jun 2014
Prosociality for natural disaster mitigation in Bangladesh
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Shibly Shahrier, Bangladesh)  1 Sep 2012 - 31 Jun 2014
Farm objective-based adaptation practices and their determinants from a micro-perspective of Nepal
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Pankaj Koirala, Nepal)  1 Sep 2012 - 31 Jun 2014
Factors affecting household coal consumption in rural China: A case study for rural areas of Beijing
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Ding Zhiwei, China)  Sep 2012 - Jun 2014
Adaptation, climate change and food security: Bangladesh perspective
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Rejaul Islam, Bangladesh)  Sep 2012 - Jun 2014
Determinant factors of Indonesian crude palm oil export
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Mustafa, Indonesia)  Oct 2012 - Sep 2013
Natural resources and economic growth: Do natural resources depress economic growth?
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Lkhagva Gerelmaa, Mongolia)  Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
Do African countries follow the same growth process?
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Borombi Bolofa, Chad)  Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
The nexus of growth and poverty reduction in the case of Laos
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Hatthachan Phimphanthavong, Laos)  Sep 2007 - Jun 2009
Communication and regional development: An econometric analysis on Al-Ramandi region of Iraq
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Emad Hamdy Salih, Iraq)  Sep 2007 - Jun 2009
Credibility of exchange rate regimes of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan: The evidence from high frequency data
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Oybek Mirzabekov, Uzbekistan)  Sep 2007 - Jun 2009
Population growth and economic growth: The case of Indonesia
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Suyanto, Indonesia)  Sep 2007 - Jun 2008
Exports and economic growth in Indonesia's fishery sub-sector: Cointegration and error-correction models
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Indra Nurcahyo Sjarif, Indonesia)  Sep 2007 - Jun 2008
Real options approach to renewable energy investments in Mongolia
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Neal Detert, USA)  Sep 2006 - Jun 2008
Small macroeconometric model and its estimation for Mongolia
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Sanduijav Dulbadrakh, Mongolia)  Sep 2006 - Jun 2008
Economic growth, trade liberalization and carbon dioxide emissions, 1980-2006
[Advisor]  International University of Japan  Master thesis supervision (Sadyralieva Zhyldyz, Krygyz)  Sep 2006 - Jun 2008

Others

 
Apr 2019   Past PhD supervisees (Citizenship, Current position)
> 2018
Shibly Shahrier (Bangladesh, Assistant Professor at BRAC University)
Raja Rajendra Timilsina (Nepal, Assistant Professor at Research Institute for Future Design, Kochi University of Technology)
> 2019
Zhang Jingchao (China, Postdoctoral research fellow at Department of Economics, University of Alberta)
Apr 2019   My current supervisees
Juniors (9 students)
Seniors (7 students)
Doctoral students (5 students, Citizenship: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal)
Postdoctoral research fellow (1 person, Nepalese)
Aug 2019   Recommended readings for students
Every graduate student under my supervision is expected to read the following books.

Economics
1. Mas-Colell, A., M. Whinston and J. Green (1995) Microeconomic theory. Oxford
2. Sundram, R. (1996) A first course in optimization theory. Cambridge
3. Friedman, D. (1994) Experimental methods: A primer for economists. Cambridge university press
4. Gibbons, R. (1992) Game theory for applied economists. Princeton university press
5. Wooldridge, J. (2019) Introductory econometrics: A modern approach. Cengage learning
6. Wooldridge, J. (2010) Econometric analysis of cross section and panel data. MIT press

Mathematics
1. Rossi, R. (2006) Theorems, corollaries, lemmas, and methods of proof. Wiley
2. Rice, J. (2013) Mathematical statistics and data analyis. Cengage learning
3. Strichartz, R. (2000) The way of analysis. Jones and Bartlett
Jun 2018   Computer Skills
GNU Emacs, LaTeX, Lisp, Matlab, Octave, Python, R, Stata and Otree
Referee for
Agricultural and resource economics review (1), China economic review (1), Economics bulletin (2), Energy economics (1), Energy efficiency (1), Energy journal (1), Energy policy (3), Energy research and social science (1), Environmental economics and policy studies (4), Environment and development economics (1), Environmental and resource economics (3), Experimental economics (1), Global environmental change (1), Journal of applied social psychology (1), Journal of development economics (1), Journal of environmental management (1), Journal of industrial ecology (1), Journal of theoretical biology (1), Resource and energy economics (3), Resources policy (7), Science of the total environment (1), Singapore economic review (1) and Society and natural resources (2)

Note: A number in brackets is a frequency of being a referee for each journal.