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Kitsuki Akinori Last modified date:2024.06.26

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Academic Degree
Ph.D (Applied Economics)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Yes Doctor
Field of Specialization
Development Economics, Applied Microeconometrics, Program Evaluation
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
  • Evaluation of ecosystem services for Conservation of Mountain Forest Ecosystems in the Andean-Amazon
    keyword : Forest management, Environmental Assessment, ecosystem services,Peru
  • 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
  • We develop forest management systems that support the conservation and use of forest ecosystem services, and achieve sustainable conservation and use of mountain forest ecosystems through participation by local residents.
  • Analyzing the impacts of renewable energy off-grid on the livelihood of the people
Academic Activities
1. Kurokawa Hirofumi, Igei Kengo, Kitsuki Akinori, Kurita Kenichi, Managi Shunsuke, Nakamuro Makiko, Sakano Akira, Nudges to Increase the Effectiveness of Environmental Education, The Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, RIETI Discussion Paper Series 22-E-047, 2022.05.
2. Isono Sadoko, Adenantera Dwicaksono, Herlina Wati, Akinori Kitsuki, Alexander Ryota Keeley, Takeshi Matsushita, Yulia Indrawati Sari, Fadhli Illhami, Sentanu Hidrakusuma, Study on the Impact of Renewable Energy Off-Grid Projects on the Livelihood of the People in the Sites, The Global Green Growth Institute, 2020.12.
3. Kitsuki.A, and T. Sakurai, “Seasonal Consumption Smoothing in Rural Zambia”, Annual Report of Resilience Project, 2011.01.
4. 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. Tetsuya Tamaki, Wataru Nozawa, Akinori Kitsuki, How did you perceive the lifestyle changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic?, Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 10.1057/s41599-023-02530-z, 11, 1, 2024.01.
2. Akinori Kitsuki, Takeshi Sakurai, Vulnerability to seasonal food insecurity as an exposure to risk: the case of the Southern Province of Zambia, Agriculture and Food Security, 10.1186/s40066-023-00442-4, 12, 1, 2023.10.
3. Akinori Kitsuki, Shunsuke Managi, Toward a multidimensional indicator of resident-oriented sustainable development: The case of slum areas in Mumbai, Frontiers in Sustainability,, 2022.08.
4. Soichiro Maruta, Akinori Kitsuki, Shunsuke Managi, Perceived Arrival Time of Disaster Relief Supplies Matters for Household Preparedness for Natural Disasters, Economics of Disasters and Climate Change,, 4, 365-384, 2020.07.
5. Akinori Kitsuki, "A Note on the Theoretical Framework for Seasonal Consumption Patterns in Developing Countries", Economics Bulletin, 37, 4, 2309-2314, 2017.10.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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, Impact of Renewable Energy Off-Grid Projects on Livelihoods in Indonesia, Hiroshima international conference on peace and sustainability, 2022, 2022.03.
2. Akinori Kitsuki, Re-considering the "Sell Low, Buy High" Puzzle, 日本農業経済学会, 2019.03.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Akinori Kitsuki, "The Seasonality of Food Insecurity in Rural Zambia", Hayami Conference, 2017.01.
6. 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.
7. Akinori Kitsuki, "Heterogenous Impacts of Seasonal Price Changes on Seasonal Consumption", The 5th Lusaka Resilience Workshop, 2016.02.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese Association for Development Economics
  • The Agricultural Economics Society of Japan
  • The Association for Regional Agricultural and Forestry Economics
Educational Activities
Introduction to Economics, Introduction to Political Science and Economics, Development Economics, Kikan-Education Seminar, Interdisciplinary Collaborative Learning of Social issues, Basic Project for Interdisciplinary Science and Innovation 1・2, Project for Interdisciplinary Science and Innovation 1・2, Degree Project 1-3
Other Educational Activities
  • 2022.11.
Professional and Outreach Activities
- Consultant, Global Green Growth Institute (Project Evaluation of RE Off-grid in Indonesia): Dec, 2018 - April, 2020
- Short Term Consultant, World Bank(Program Evaluation in Nepal and Bangladesh): Aug, 2015 - June, 2016.