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Kitsuki Akinori Last modified date:2019.05.02

Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
Ph.D (Applied Economics)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Development Economics, Applied Microeconometrics, Program Evaluation
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
1. A theoretical and empirical analysis of seasonal poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
2. Impact evaluation of poverty reduction programs in developing countries
3. Research on subjective well-being in developing countries
4. Empirical microeconomics research
Research Interests
  • Research on rice market efficiency in Madagascar
    keyword : market integration, market efficiency, network analysis, spatial econometrics, Madagascar
  • Impact evaluation of renewable energy off-grid projects in Indonesia
    keyword : Impact evaluation, Household survey, Renewable-Energy-Based Rural Electrification, Off-grid, Indonesia
  • Empirical analysis of subjective/objective well-being in the slum area of Mumbai, India
    keyword : Welfare, Urban migration, Urban planning, slum, India
  • Seasonal consumption smoothing in Rural Zambia
    keyword : Seasonal poverty, Food security, Subsistence farmers, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Identifying intricately woven peer effects in a specialized team
    keyword : peer effects, social networks, division of labor, specialized team, spatial econometrics
Current and Past Project
  • Analyzing the impacts of renewable energy off-grid on the livelihood of the people
Academic Activities
1. Kitsuki.A, and T. Sakurai, “Seasonal Consumption Smoothing in Rural Zambia”, Annual Report of Resilience Project, 2011.01.
2. Sakurai.T, A. Nasuda, A. Kitsuki, K. Miura, T. Yamauchi, and H. Kanno , “Vulnerability and Resilience of Household Consumption and their Determinants”, Annual Report of Resilience Project, 2011.01.
1. Akinori Kitsuki, "A Note on the Theoretical Framework for Seasonal Consumption Patterns in Developing Countries", Economics Bulletin, 37, 4, 2309-2314, 2017.10.
2. Smith. P.J., B. Jamiyansuren, A. Kitsuki, J. Yang, and J. Lee, “Determinants of Comparative Advantage in GMO Intensive Industries”, World Trade Review, 17, 3, 427-449, 2017.07.
3. Sakurai.T, A. Nasuda, A. Kitsuki, K. Miura, T. Yamauchi, and H. Kanno, "Measuring Resilience of Household Consumption : The Case of the Southern Province of Zambia", Journal of Rural Economics, 393-400, 2011.12.
4. Akinori Kitsuki, “A General Analysis of the 2004 Farm Survey Data and of the Impact of Drought”, ICCAP Publication 6, 88-90, 2005.03.
1. Akinori Kitsuki, Re-considering the "Sell Low, Buy High" Puzzle, 日本農業経済学会, 2019.03.
2. Akinori Kitsuki, "The Impact of Renewable Energy Off-Grid Projects in the Livelihood of People in Indonesia : Household Survey", Joint Tianjin University - Kyushu University Workshop on Economics, 2018.10.
3. Akinori Kitsuki, "The Seasonality of Food Insecurity in Rural Zambia", 地域農林経済学会(特別セッション), 2017.10.
4. Akinori Kitsuki, "The Seasonality of Food Insecurity in Rural Zambia", Hayami Conference, 2017.01.
5. Akinori Kitsuki, "Seasonal Hunger: Heterogenous Impacts of Seasonal Price Changes on Seasonal Consumption in Rural Zambia", Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meetings, 2016.07.
6. Akinori Kitsuki, "Heterogenous Impacts of Seasonal Price Changes on Seasonal Consumption", The 5th Lusaka Resilience Workshop, 2016.02.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Agricultural Economics Society of Japan
  • The Association for Regional Agricultural and Forestry Economics
Professional and Outreach Activities
- Consultant, Global Green Growth Institute (Project Evaluation of RE Off-grid in Indonesia): Dec, 2018 - June, 2019
- Short Term Consultant, World Bank(Program Evaluation in Nepal and Bangladesh): Aug, 2015 - June, 2016.