Kentaro Nakajima

Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Economics, Tohoku University

Kentaro Nakajima is an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Economics, Tohoku University. His research expertise covers spatial economics, economic development, and applied microeconometrics. Prior to his current position, he was formerly an Associate Professor, Endowed Chair in Regional Economy and Banking (The 77 Bank), Graduate School of Economics, Tohoku University (2008-2010) and an Associate Professor at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University (2010-2011).

He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Tokyo in 2008. He has published on topics such as economic localisation, interregional utility differentials, economic division and spatial inequality, and knowledge accessibility on international income inequality, and is involved in several working papers in his line of expertise. He is a member of the Japanese Economic Association, the Applied Regional Science Council, and the Socio-Economic History Society.

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