Matsuoka Takayasu


Affiliation Faculty of Economics / Department of Economics
Title Associate Professor
Room Faculty of Economics E403 (Extension2403)
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Education Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University, Japan
Degree Ph.D. in Applied Economics
Academic Societies Japanese Economic Association
Career 2014- Associate Professor, Fukui Prefectural University
2012-2014 Assistant Professor, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University
2010-2012 Japanese Society of Promotion of Science (PD)

Research Interest

Research Field Macroeconomics, Statistics
Research Summary Empirical analysis on:
1. price stickiness;
2. the relationship between market structure and price adjustment mechanism;
3. purchasing power parity hypothesis;
4. the measurement of price indexes; and
5. compensating wage hypothesis
Keywords price, exchange rate, macroeconomics, statistics, econometrics

Selected Publications

Matsuoka, T. 2010. “Unobserved Heterogeneity in Price-Setting Behavior: a Duration Analysis Approach,” Japan and the World Economy, 22.
―. 2011. “Price Rigidity and Market Structure: Evidence from Japanese Scanner Data,” Research Center for Price Dynamics Working Paper Series, 71.
―. 2012. “Retail Price Stickiness, Market Structure and Distribution Channels,” Research Center for Price Dynamics Working Paper Series, 2012-4.
―. 2018. “Quantifying the Impact of Heavy Snowfall in February 2018 on Regional Industrial Production,” Fukui Prefectural University Economic and Business Studies, 39 (in Japanese).
―. 2021. “Value of Reducing the Risk of Work-Related Accidents: An Analysis Using Cohort Panel Data,” Economic Review (Kyoto University Economic Society), 195(4) (in Japanese).

Community Engagement

Educational Activites

Classes Statistics, Econometrics, Basic Seminar, Seminar I, Seminar II
Office Hour
Available Topics 1. Empirical methods: how to use SNA (national accounts of Japan) and price statistics such as consumer price index etc.
2. Statistics: duration analysis, goodness-of-fit tests, multivariate analysis etc.
3. Econometrics: time series analysis, microeconometrics etc.

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