Visit by Professor Yasuyuki Sawada
Professor Yasuyuki Sawada is visiting BIDS from September 10, 2012 to March 31, 2013. He is a Professor in Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo. He is also a Visiting Researcher of the JICA Research Institute of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); Faculty of Fellow of Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry (RIETI), and member of inter-governmental Joint Research Project on a New Era of Japan-Korea Relations. He held visiting professorships of Stanford University and Korea University. His research interests include econometric investigations of individual, household and firm behaviors under risks using micro-data from developing and developed countries such as China, India, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and Japan.