Yasuyuki Todo, Graduate School of Economics, Waseda University

Research and Biography

Research fields

Development Economics, International Economics,
Japanese Economy, Applied Econometrics

Research topics

Impacts of economic and social networks on economic growth and resilience.

Selected recent projects

  • Impact of firm networks (supply chains, shareholding links, and research collaboration) on economic activities using firm-level data for the world, Japan, Indonesia, and Vietnam
  • Network closure and economic development using household-level data for Ethiopia and firm-level data for Indonesia

Short Biography

  • Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Faculty of Policitcal Science and Economics, Waseda University, 2014-present
  • Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo, 2010-2014
  • Associate Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Professor, the University of Tokyo, 2007-2010
  • Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University, September 2000
  • M. A., Food Research, Stanford University, June 1995
  • B. A., Asian Studies, the University of Tokyo, March 1991


June 20, 2018
Updated publications and policy pages.
April 21, 2017
Updated publications and policy pages.