Professor FURUSAWA, Taiji @@@@@@@Personal Home Page


[Education]
1987    B.A., Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University

1989    M.A., Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University 

1994    Ph.D., Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison 
[Employment History]
1994    Lecturer, Department of Economics, Brandeis University 

1995    Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Fukushima University 

1997    Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Yokohama National University @

2003    Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University

2005    Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University 
[Fields of Specialization]
International Trade Theory

Applied Game Theory
[Present Research Themes]
Preferential Trade Agreements

The Role of GATT/WTO

International Trade Cooperation and Negotiation

Bargaining Theory
[Languages]
Japanese, English

[Major Publications]
  •  "The Negotiation of Sustainable Tariffs,"  Journal of International Economics,
    
    Vol. 48, 1999, pp. 321-346.
  •  gAdjustment Costs and Gradual Trade Liberalization,hJournal of International 
    
    Economics, Vol. 49, 1999, pp. 333-361.  Joint paper with Edwin Lai. 
  •  gThe Optimal Penal Code vs. Infinite Nash Reversion in Trade Liberalization,h
    
    Review of International Economics, Vol. 7, 1999, pp. 673-681. 
  • gStrategic Delegation and Delay in Negotiations over the Bargaining Agenda,h
    
     Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 18, 2000, pp. 55-73.  Joint paper with Michael 
    
    Conlin.
  • gFlexibility of disagreement actions in negotiations,h International Journal 
    
    of Game Theory, Vol. 30, 2001, pp. 19-39.  Joint paper with Quan Wen.
  •  gDisagreement Points in Trade Negotiations,hJournal of International 
    
    Economics, Vol. 57, 2002, pp. 133-150.  Joint paper with Quan Wen.
  • gPreferential Trade Arrangements vs. Open Regionalism: A Theoretical Analysis 
    
    of APEC,hin Robert Stern, ed.,Issues and Options for U.S.-Japan Trade Policies,
    
    University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2002, pp. 253-267.
  • gWhat Information is Needed for Welfare-Enhancing Policies under International 
    
    Oligoply?hJapan and the World Economy, Vol. 15, 2003, pp. 31-46.  Joint paper 
    
    with Keisaku Higashida and Jota Ishikawa.
  • gBargaining with Stochastic Disagreement Payoffs,hforthcomoing, in 
    
    International Journal of Game Theory. Joint paper with Quan Wen.
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