Curriculum Vitae

(As of April 2021)

Name: Naoto Jinji

Current Position: Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University


  B.A. in Sociology, Tohoku University, Sendai-City, Japan, March 1991.

  Diploma in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, U.K., July 1992.

  M.A. in Sociology, Tohoku University, Sendai-City, Japan, March 1994.

  Ph.D. in Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, May 2001.

Professional Experience:

 Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

    Professor, Faculty of Economics, April 2014 – present.

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, April 2009 – March 2014.

 Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), Tokyo, Japan

    Faculty Fellow, November 2020 – present

    Faculty Fellow, April 2018 – March 2020

     Faculty Fellow, October 2013 – September 2015

     Faculty Fellow, June 2006 – September 2008.

  Okayama University, Okayama City, Japan

     Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, April 2005 – March 2009.

  Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan

     Lecturer, Graduate School of Economics, April 2002 – March 2005.

     Economist, Development Studies Division. April 1995 - August 1996, and January 2001 - March 2002.

     Assistant Economist, Planning and Research Division. May 1994 - March 1995.



The 14th Kojima Kiyoshi Prize (September 2019, the Japan Society of International Economics)



American Economic Association

  Canadian Economics Association

  Econometric Society

  Royal Economic Society

  Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Japanese Economic Association

  Japan Society of International Economics

  IEFS Japan (International Economics and Finance Society Japan)


Editorial Services:

The International Economy, the Editor-in-Chief (November 2018 – October 2020)

The Developing Economies, the Editorial Board (April 2019 – present)


Referee for:

American Economic Review; American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Bulletin of Economic Research; Canadian Journal of Economics; the Developing Economies; Ecological Economics; Economic Inquiry; Economic Journal; Economic Modelling; Economics Bulletin; Economics Letters; Environment and Development Economics; Environmental and Resource Economics; Environmental Economics and Policy Studies; European Economic Review; European Review of Agricultural Economics; Global Economic Review; Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics; International Economic Journal; International Economic Review; International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology; Japan and the World Economy; Japanese Economic Review; Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organizations; Journal of Asian Economics; Journal of Environmental Economics and Management; Journal of Environmental Management; Journal of International Economics; Journal of International Trade & Development; Journal of Regulatory Economics; Journal of the Japanese and International Economies; Kyoto Economic Review; Manchester School; Resource and Energy Economics; Review of Development Economics; Review of International Economics; Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies; Southern Economic Journal; the World Economy.