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Toru Kitagawa

Toru Kitagawa

Research Fellow

Toru is a research staff member at CeMMAP and is also a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics. He has previously taught Microeconomectrics and Econometrics for Policy.

Academic outputs

Cemmap Working Paper CWP17/19
This paper examines the asymptotic behavior of the posterior distribution of a possibly nondifferentiable function g(θ), where θ is a finite-dimensional parameter of either a parametric or semiparametric model. The main assumption is that the distribution of a suitable estimator θ^n, its ...
Cemmap Working Paper CWP10/19
We propose a new specification test for assessing the validity of fuzzy regression discontinuity designs (FRD-validity). We derive a new set of testable implications, characterized by a set of inequality restrictions on the joint distribution of observed outcomes and treatment status at the cut-off.

Reports and comment

Presentations

Presentation
This paper was presented at the Asian Meeting of Econometrics Society 2013 in Singapore on 2 to 4 August 2013.
Presentation
This paper was presented at an Econometrics Seminar at Yale University in February 2013.