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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 CWP71/18
This paper develops a method to estimate the optimal treatment assignment policy based on observable individual covariates when the policy objective is to maximize an equality-minded rank-dependent social welfare function, which puts higher weight on individuals with lower-ranked outcomes.
Cemmap Working Paper CWP63/18
We study social learning in a continuous action space experiment. Subjects, acting in sequence, state their belief about the value of a good, after observing their predecessors' statements and a private signal.

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.