京都大学 大学院経済学研究科・経済学部

DEPARTMENT FACULTY

Professor

Toru MorotomiActivity Database on
Education and Research

Degree (Awarding Institution)
Ph.D in Economics (Kyoto University)
COURSES
TAUGHT
Undertgraduate: Local Finance
Graduate: Financial Policy
Membership of Professional Organizations
  • The Japan Institute of Public Finance
  • The Japan Institute of Local Finance
  • International Centre of Research and Information on the Public Social and Cooperative Economy
  • Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
  • International Institute of Public Finance
  • Public Policy Studies Association
Main field of Research and Instruction
Environmental Economics (focused on economic instruments such as environmental taxes and emissions trading systems) and Public Finance (focused on taxation and  local public finance)
Topic(s) of Research in Progress
  • Japanese electricity market liberalization and large scale deployment of renewable energies
  • Economic analysis of renewable energy promotion policies and their impacts on regional development
  • Japanese long term low carbon strategy and design of the climate change policies
  • History of economic thought on taxation
  • Taxation of multinational corporations under the globalizing world
  • Reform of the Japanese corporate tax (national level) and business tax (subnational level)
Selected Publications
1.Books
  • Morotomi, T. (ed.) (2015), Japanese Electricity Market Liberalization and Renewable Energy (in Japanese), Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron Sya. 
  • Morotomi, T. (ed.) (2015), Renewable Energy and Regional Development (in Japanese), Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron Sya.
  • Morotomi, T. (2015), Regional Development Through “Energy Self-Governance” (in Japanese), Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten.
  • Niizawa, H. and T. Morotomi (eds.) (2014), Governing Low-Carbon Development and the Economy, Tokyo: United Nations University Press.(http://unu.edu/publications/books/governing-low-carbon-development-and-the-economy.html#overview)
  • Morotomi, T. (ed.) (2014), Modern History of the Japanese Public Finance 2: Bubble and its Collapse, 19862000 (in Japanese), Tokyo: Yuhikaku.
  • Miyamoto, K., Tsuruta, H. and T. Morotomi (eds.) (2014), Theory and Thoughts of Modern Taxation (in Japanese), Tokyo: Yuhikaku.
  • Morotomi, T. (2013), Why Do We Pay Taxes?: A History of Economic Thought on Taxation (in Japanese), Tokyo: Shinchosya.
  • Morotomi, T. and N. Numao (2012), Public Finance of Water and Forest (in Japanese), Nihon Tokyo: Keizai Hyouronsya.
  • Morotomi, T. (2010), New Strategy for Regional Development (in Japanese), Chuokoron- Tokyo: Shinsya.
  • Morotomi, T. and N. Yamagishi (2010), Decarbonizing Society and Environmental Policy Mixes (in Japanese), Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron Sya.
  • Morotomi, T. and M. Asaoka (2010), Road to Low Carbon Economy (in Japanese), Iwanami Tokyo: Shoten.
  • Morotomi, T. (2009), Economics as Humanities (in Japanese), Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten.
  • Morotomi, T. (ed.) (2009), Environmental Policy Mixes (in Japanese), Kyoto: Minerva Shobou.
  • Morotomi, T. (ed.) (2009), Tax Reforms in Age of Globalization (in Japanese), Kyoto: Minerva Shobou.
  • Morotomi, T., Asano, K. and A. Mori (2008), Lectures on Environmental Economics (in Japanese), Tokyo: Yuhikaku.
  • Morotomi, T. and Y. Ayukawa (eds.) (2007), Decarbonizing Society and Emissions Trading System (in Japanese), Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron Sha.
  • Morotomi, T. and K. Kadono (2007), Local Public Finance System (in Japanese), Tokyo: Yuhikaku.
  • Morotomi, T. (2003), Environment (in Japanese), Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten.
  • Morotomi, T. (2000), Theory and Practice of Environmental Taxation (in Japanese), Tokyo: Yuhikaku.
2.Selected Book Chapters
  • Morotomi, T. (2015), “Indicators for Measuring Sustainable Development” (in Japanese), Kameyama, Y. and A. Mori (eds.), Is Global Society Sustainable?, Tokyo: Iwanami Syoten, pp. 33–52.
  • Morotomi, T. (2015), “Policy Design of EU Financial Transaction Tax and its Feasibility”, Uemura, T. (ed.), Conception and Perspectives of Global Taxes, Kyoto: Horitsu Bunka Sya, pp. 31–53.
  • Morotomi, T. (2010), “Global Tax” (in Japanese), Ueta, K. and S. Niioka (eds.), International Public Finance, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, pp. 147–162.
  • Morotomi, T. (2008), “Environment, Welfare and Social Capital” (in Japanese), Hiroi, Y. (ed.) Integration of Environment and Welfare: Towards a Sustainable Welfare Society, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, pp. 287–300.
  • Morotomi, T. (2008), “Economic Evaluation of Environmental Tax Reforms and Policy Mixes in the Cases of the UK and Germany ” (in Japanese), Yokoyama, A. and Ministry of Finance, Policy Research Institute (eds.) Policy Design of Climate Change Policy and Economic Growth, Tokyo: Keiso Syobo, pp. 95–118.
  • Morotomi, T. (2006), “Corporate Tax as Policy Instrument: Reflections on Undistributed Profits Tax Under the Franklin Roosevelt Administration”, Japan Institute of Public Finance (ed.), Policy Making in the Era of Decreasing Population, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, pp. 249–264.
  • Morotomi, T. (2005), “Environmental Management by Local Environmental Taxes: Their Theoretical Foundations and Tax Designs”, Ashiabor, H., et al. (eds.), Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation: International and Comparative Perspectives: Volume I, Richmond Law & Tax, Richmond, UK, pp. 51–67.
  • Morotomi, T. (2003), “Tax Reform and Tax Theory” (in Japanese), Shigemori, A., Tsuruta, H. and K. Ueta (eds.), Basic Modern Public Finance, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, pp. 199–221.
  • Morotomi, T. (2003), “Consumption Tax and Asset Tax” (in Japanese), Shigemori, A., Tsuruta, H. and K. Ueta (eds.), Basic Modern Public Finance, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, pp. 267–281.
  • Morotomi, T. (2003), “Environmental Taxation in Japan and a Proposal for Policy Mix”, Milne, J., et al. (eds.), Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation: International and Comparative Perspectives: Volume I, Richmond Law & Tax, Richmond, UK, pp. 289–307.
  • Morotomi, T. (2002), “Environmental Protection Costs and Their Cost Allocation Principles” (in Japanese), Teranishi, S. and H. Ishi (eds.), Environmental Protection and Public Policy, Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, pp. 123–150.
  • Morotomi, T. (2001), “Development of Modern Income Taxation in Germany” (in Japanese), Miyamoto, K. and H. Tsuruta (eds.) Theory and Thoughts of Income Taxation, Tokyo: Zeimu Keiri Kyokai, pp. 193–234.
  • Morotomi, T. (2001), “Japan’s Debate on Introducing Environmental Taxes”, Bosse, F. und P. Koellner (eds. ), Reformen in Japan, Institut für Asienkunde, Hamburg, pp. 209–215.
  • Morotomi, T. (1998), “User Charge Policies as Environmental Policy Instruments of Local Governments” (in Japanese), Japanese Association of Local Public Finance (ed.), Local Public Finance in the Aging Society, Tokyo: Keiso Syobo, pp. 189–220.
  • Morotomi, T. (1997), “German Waste Water Charge: Its History and Policy Mix Analysis” (in Japanese), Ueta, K., Oka, T. and H. Niizawa (eds)., Economics of Environmental Policy, Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron Sya, pp. 53–77.