SATO Hiroshi

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SATO Hiroshi
Hitotsubashi University
Graduate School of Economics
Job title
Doctor of Economics(Hitotsubashi University)
Other affiliation
Hitotsubashi University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1981
Mar 1983
Mitsubishi Electric
Apr 1991
Mar 1994
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 1994
May 1998
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
Jun 1998
Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2007
Mar 2009
Visiting Professor, Research Department for University Evaluation, The National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation


Apr 1984
Mar 1986
Area Studies, Graduate School, Division of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 1984
Mar 1989
Area Studies, Graduate School, Division of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University

Awards & Honors

Jul 2004
IDE Award for Studies on Developing Economies
May 2009
China Economic Quarterly 2007-2008 Best Paper Award
Sep 2017
Sun Yefang Economic Science Prize, Sun Yefang Foundation

Published Papers

Hiroshi Sato
107(4) 499-514   Apr 1992
Hiroshi Sato
45(1) 89-90   Jan 1994
Market Conversion in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province
佐藤 宏
China Newsletter   (112) 6-15   Apr 1994
Book reviews: Edward Friedman et al., Chinese Village, Socialist State
35(10)    Apr 1994
Hiroshi Sato
114(4) 679-690   Oct 1995

Books etc

The Growth of Market Relations in Post-reform Rural China: A Micro-Analysis of Peasants, Migrants and Peasant Entrepreneurs
Hiroshi Sato
London: Routledge Curzon   Apr 2003   
中国農村における(1)経済体制移行・経済発展過程と就業構造,所得分配・貧困,(2)フォーマル・インフォーマルな制度形成と経済発展をテーマとして,日本国内および中国・欧米の研究者との協力により1990年代を通じて行ってきた農村調査をまとめた研究書。主な書評掲載誌:American Journal of Sociology; China Review International; China Perspective; Journal of Pea...
Income Inequality and Poverty
Apr 2003   
Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty in Urban China (co-authored and co-edited)
Li Shi, Hiroshi Sato (Part:Joint Editor)
New York and London: Routledge   Apr 2006   
市場化と体制移行の過程で急速に変容する中国経済を,都市における雇用・労働と所得の面から実証分析した国際共同研究の成果。大規模な世帯調査にもとづき,失業・所得格差と貧困,農村-都市間労働移動,都市労働市場における社会関係資本などを,13章に分けて論じた。2000年度経済学研究科現代経済リサーチ・ネットワーク・プログラム「アジアにおける市場化、開放経済化と社会変動」の成果の一部。書評:China Journal, 57, January 2007,China Perspec...
Dynamics of Income Distribution China: Study on Household Income Distribution in China IV (co-authored and co-edited)
People's Press   May 2013   ISBN:7010121044
Rising Inequality in China: Challenge to a Harmonious Society (co-authored and co-edited)
Li, Shi, Hiroshi Sato, and Terry Sicular (Part:Joint Editor)
Cambridge University Press   Sep 2013   ISBN:978-1107002913
This book, a sequel to Inequality and Public Policy in China (2008), examines the evolution of inequality in China from 2002 to 2007, a period when the new "harmonious society" development strategy was adopted under Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao. It fi...

Conference Activities & Talks

*"The Impact of Village-Specific Factors on Household Income in Rural China"
Hiroshi Sato
比較体制学会全国大会   11 Jun 2006   
Housing Privatization and Income Inequality in China
Terry Sicular, Yue Ximing, Hiroshi Sato
the AAS/ICAS Joint Conference   31 Mar 2011   
Public goods provision and peasant income under the New Socialist Countryside initiative
Hiroshi Sato
International Workshop on Economic and Social Development in China and the World   13 Oct 2011   
Housing Privatization and Income Inequality in China
Yue Ximing, Terry Sicular
Conference on Income Inequality and Economic Development   30 Oct 2011   
Housing Ownership, Income, and Inequality: Evidence from China 2002-2007
Yue Ximing, Terry Sicular
CASS Forum (2011/2012 Economics) China's Income Distribution in the New Era   6 Jan 2012   

Research Grants & Projects

Quality of growth in rural China
Project Year: Apr 1996 - Mar 2011
Economic transition and instituions at the meso-level
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2009
income distribution in China
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2011
China's economic development and the role of rural public policy
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015