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Political Economics, Development Economics, Applied Microeconometrics


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  • 2016.09.01 - , Department of Comparative Public Policy, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Associate Professor

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The University of Tokyo Faculty of Liberal Arts  Graduated 2000.03
The University of Tokyo Graduate School, Division of Economics  Completed 2002.03
London School of Economics Department of Economics  Completed PhD(Economics) 2007.12

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Assistant Professor at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University 2007.09 - 2015.12
Visiting Assistant Professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, Stockholm School of Economics 2016.01 - 2016.08

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  • Political Selection in China: The Complementary Roles of Connections and Performance, Ruixue Jia, Masayuki Kudamatsu, David Seim, Journal of the European Economic Association,Volume 13, Issue 4, pp.631-668, 2015.04, Papers

  • Weather and Infant Mortality in Africa, Masayuki Kudamatsu, Torsten Persson, David Strömberg, Centre for Economic Policy Reseaarch,DP9222, 2012.11, Papers

  • Has Democratization Reduced Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from Micro Data, Masayuki Kudamatsu, Journal of the European Economic Association,Volume 10, Issue 6, pp.1294-1317, 2012.08, Papers

  • Making Autocracy Work, Timothy Besley and Masayuki Kudamatsu, Institutions and Economic Performance, edited by Elhanan Helpman ,pp.452-510, 2008.11, Papers

  • Health and Democracy, Timothy Besley, Masayuki Kudamatsu , American Economic Review,Vol. 96 No. 2 pp.313-318, 2006.05, Papers