Takatoshi Tabuchi

Professor at the Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo; Faculty Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry

Takatoshi Tabuchi is a Professor at the Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo and a Faculty Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry. His research expertise covers the analysis of urban agglomeration economies, spatial equilibrium, interregional differentials, social welfare in the context of urban economics, new economic geography, international economics, and spatial competition theory.

Prior to his current position, he was formerly an Associate Professor, University of Tokyo (1996-1998); an Associate Professor at Kyoto University (1991-1996); and an Associate Professor (1988-1991), an Assistant Professor (1983-1988), and a Research Associate (1979-1983), all at University of Tsukuba. He earned his Ph.D. in Urban Planning from Harvard University in 1983. He is a widely-respected figure in the area of spatial economics and has published extensively on this topic in respected economics journals around the world as well as several books.

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