Research

  1. Do Consumers Respond to Marginal or Average Price? Evidence from Nonlinear Electricity Pricing
    American Economic Review, 104(2): 537-63, 2014.
      Abstract | NBER WP | EI WP | Slides

  2. Asymmetric Incentives in Subsidies: Evidence from a Large-Scale Electricity Rebate Program
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 7(3): 209-37, 2015.
      Abstract | NBER WP | EI WP | E2e WP

  3. Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage, with Mar Reguant
    American Economic Review, 106(7): 1921-57, 2016.
      Abstract | NBER WP | Japanese

  4. Moral Suasion and Economic Incentives: Field Experimental Evidence from Energy Demand, with Takanori Ida and Makoto Tanaka
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, accepted.
      Abstract | NBER WP | EI WP | E2e WP | Washington Post | Forbes | Japanese

  5. The Economics of Attribute-Based Regulation: Theory and Evidence from Fuel-Economy Standards, with James Sallee.
    Review of Economics and Statistics, accepted.
      Abstract | NBER WP | E2e WP | Nikkei Business | Japanese

  6. Willingness to Pay for Clean Air: Evidence from Air Purifier Markets in China, with Shuang Zhang
    NBER Working Paper 22367.
    Revise and resubmit, Journal of Political Economy.
      Abstract | NBER WP | Japanese | Wall Street Journal | Forbes | Bloomberg

  7. How Do Consumers Respond to Nonlinear Pricing? Evidence from Household Water Demand
    Current Draft: April 2013.

Policy Briefs

  1. Challenges for Upcoming Deregulation of Japan's Electricity Sector
    Keizai Kyoshitsu, Nihon Keizai Shinbun, February 2016

  2. Reforming Japan's Electricity Sector: Abe's Push for Deregulation
    National Bureau of Asian Research, October 2013

  3. Do Energy Rebate Programs Encourage Conservation?
    Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Policy Brief #2419, April 2012

  4. Reforming Japan's Power Industry
    Presentation at "One Year After Japan's 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan's Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy," Stanford University, February 2012