Center for Research and Education in Program Evaluation (CREPE), University of Tokyo

News in 2020

October 19, 2020
"Causal impact of masks, policies, behavior on early covid-19 pandemic in the U.S." by Hiroyuki Kasahara, co-authored with Victor Chernozhukov and Paul Schrimpf, has been accepted by Journal of Economics.
October 12, 2020
"Association of the National Health Guidance Intervention for Obesity and Cardiovascular Risks With Health Outcomes Among Japanese Men" by Toshiaki Iizuka, co-authored with Shingo Fukuma, Tatsuyoshi Ikenoue, et al., has been accepted by JAMA Internal Medicine.
June 3, 2020
"Understanding pastoralists’ dynamic insurance uptake decisions: Evidence from four-year panel data in Ethiopia" by Yuma Noritomo (2019 CREPE Trainee), co-authored with Kazushi Takahashi, Munenobu Ikegami, and Nathaniel D. Jensen has been accepted by Food Policy.
March 17, 2020
"Can Insurance Payouts Prevent a Poverty Trap? Evidence from Randomised Experiments in Northern Kenya" by Yuma Noritomo (CREPE Trainee) and Kazushi Takahashi has been accepted by The Journal of Development Studies.
February 7, 2020
Kei Ikegami and Kyohei Okumura (CREPE Trainees) were interviewed for an article to be published in Keizai Seminar (April/May issue).
February 7, 2020
Kei Ikegami, Kyohei Okumura, and Takumi Yoshikawa (CREPE Trainees) present their paper "A Simple, Fast, and Safe Mediator for Congestion Management" in The Thirty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20).
February 7, 2020
Kei Ikegami (CREPE Trainee) presented a paper "Induced Physician-Induced Demand" (coauthored with Naoki Wakamori and Ken Onishi)in 2019 Asia Pacific Industrial Organization Conference (APIOC).
January 21, 2020
Article written by Hikaru Kawarazaki (CREPE Trainee) appeared in The 2019 December 7 issue of Weekly Toyo Keizai ().
January 16, 2020
"Voter Turnout and Preference Aggregation" by Kei Kawai, Yuta Toyama and Yasutora Watanabe is forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.
December 18, 2019
Professor Shintaro Yamaguchi has been awarded The Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities
December 12-14, 2019
Professor Daiji Kawaguchi and Hikaru Kawarazaki (CREPE Trainee) participated in Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics 2019 Conference held in Singapore University
September 13, 2019
CREPE and TOKYO SHOKO RESEARCH, LTD. have signed a collaboration agreement for EBPM research
August 27, 2018
CREPE logo design competition: announcement of the result

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