Shigeru Matsumoto joined the Aoyama Gakuin University faculty in 2008. He studied on Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Scholarship at North Carolina State University, where he earned his Ph.D. in economics. He also holds his Masters of Environmental Science from Tsukuba University. Before coming to Aoyama Gakuin University, he spent seven years on the faculty of Kansai University.
His research interest lies in the applied welfare economics, with particular focus on consumer behavior analysis. In recent years, he studies households' pro-environmental behaviors such as recycling and energy-saving practices as well as consumers' valuation on food attributes such as organic farming. He teaches courses on Environmental and Agricultural Economics at Aoyama Gakuin University.
Environmental Economics, Applied microeconomics
2014.4- present: Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Yamagata University
2003.4-2014.3: Assistant Professor, School of Commerce, Waseda University
Environmental Economics, Computable General Equilibrium Analysis
2012.4- present: Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto Sangyo University
2007.4-2012.3: Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kanto Gakuen University
2005.4-2007.3: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kanto Gakuen University
2003.4-2005.3: Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Kanto Gakuen University
April, 2019-present : Professor, Faculty of Economics, Musashi University
April, 2015-March, 2019: Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Musashi University
April, 2013-March, 2015: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Musashi University
April, 2012-March, 2013: Researcher, Graduate school of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
Environmental and Resource Economics, Energy Economics
Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota. The research areas include the economics of climate change, natural resource management, and energy policy. Prior to the current position, he worked in the Earth Institute at Columbia University as an Earth Institute Fellow; and as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He has held visiting faculty positions at the University of Minnesota, Hitotsubashi University, Keio University, and Waseda University. His publications include articles in Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and Journal of International Economics. He has served as an editorial board member for several journals including Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Singapore Economic Review, and Environmental Economics and Policy Studies. His fields are environmental economics, resource economics, and energy economics.
Environmental Economics and Policy, Energy Economics and Policy
Ken’ichi Matsumoto graduated from Graduate School of Information, Production, and Systems, Waseda University and Graduate School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University. He is currently Associate Professor at Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University. Before joining Nagasaki University, he was JSPS Research Fellow (DC2 and PD), Research Associate at the National Institute for Environmental Studies, and Assistant Professor at the University of Shiga Prefecture.