MASAHIRO SATO

PROFILE

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Masahiro Sato, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Tohoku University

Fields of Specialization

Environmental economics, Information in economic systems, Network science

Current Research Topics

1. Innovative water use under climate uncertainty and population growth

Under reconstruction. Sorry.

2. Natural capital use under open economy

Under reconstruction. Sorry.

3. Social network analysis of consumer preferences

Under reconstruction. Sorry.

4. Time-series analysis of consumption using bigdata

Under reconstruction. Sorry.

Kerwords

Water resources, Virtual water, Natural capital, Ecosystem, Population growth and food crisis, Climate adaptation, Resilience, Network, Information, Artificial intelligence and artificial life, Big data, Complex system, Self-organization

Academic Degrees

Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Tokyo University (March. 1999)
M.A. (Arts and Sciences), Tokyo University (March, 2001)
M.A. Economics, Georgetown University (May, 2006)
Ph.D. Economics, Kyoto University (September, 2015)

History of Education and Employment

1994-1999  Department of Arts and Sciences, Tokyo University
1999-2001  Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Tokyo University
2001-2001  Staff Economist, Division for International Economic Policy, Economic and Fiscal Policy Bureau, Cabinet Office
2002-2004  Staff Economist, Division for Economic and Fiscal Policy Planning, Economic and Fiscal Policy Bureau, Cabinet Office
2004-2006 PhD. Economics Program, Georgetown University
2006-2008  Policy Staff, Division for Policy Planning, Quality-of-Life PolicyBureau, Cabinet Office
2007-2009  Part-time Teacher, Department of Economics, Keio University
2008-2009  Deputy Director, Division for Policy Planning, Quality-of-Life PolicyBureau, Cabinet Office
2009-2011  Deputy Director, Financial Markets Division, Planning and Coordination Bureau, Financial Services Agency
2011-2014  Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
2014-2015  Research Officer, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office
2015-2017  Deputy Director, Office for Econometric Analysis, Cabinet Office
2017-  Associate Professor, Department of International Environmental and Resources Policy, Graduate School of International Cultural Studies, Tohoku University

Scientific Society

Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (SEEPS)
Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI)

Teaching Experiences
  • Environmental and Resource Economics (Tohoku University, 2018 Fall -)
  • Introduction to Environmental Economics (Tohoku University, 2018 Fall -)
  • Introduction to Network Science (Tohoku University, 2018 Spring)
  • Theories of Nature and Resources I (Tohoku University, 2017 Fall)
  • Resource Economic Theory (Kyoto University, 2011 Spring – 2014 Spring)
  • Sustainability and Policy (Kyoto University, 2011 Fall- 2013 Fall)
  • Public Policy and Law (Keio University, 2007 Fall, 2008 Fall)