CURRICULUM VITAE (July 2015)
FIELDS OF INTERESTS:
Development economics, Agricultural economics, Chinese Economy
Ph.D., Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2007
M.S., Agricultural Economics, Cornell University, 2003
B.S., Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan, 2000
07/2015 – Present Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies
07/2007 – 06/2015 Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.
Shimokawa, Satoru. (2015) “Sustainable Meat Consumption in China.” Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 14(6): 1023-1032.
Shimokawa, Satoru. (2013) “When Does Dietary Knowledge Matter to Obesity and Overweight Prevention?” Food Policy, 38(1): 35-46.
Shimokawa, Satoru. (2010) “Asymmetric Intra-household Allocation of Calories in China.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 92(3): 873-888.
Shimokawa, Satoru. (2010) “Nutrient Intake of the Poor and Its Implications for the Nutritional Effect of Cereal Price Subsidies: Evidence from China.” World Development, 38(7): 1001-1011.
Shimokawa, Satoru, Hung-Hao Chang, and Per Pinstrup-Andersen. (2009) “Understanding the Differences in Obesity among Working Adults between Taiwan and China.” Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 18(1): 88-95.
Pinstrup-Andersen, Per and Satoru Shimokawa. (2008) “Do Poverty and Poor Health and Nutrition Increase the Risk of Armed Conflict Onset?” Food Policy, 33(6): 513-520.
Shimokawa, Satoru. (2008) “The Labor Market Impact of Body Weight in China: A Semiparametric Analysis.” Applied Economics, 40(8): 949-968.
Steve Wiggins, Sharada Keats, Euna Han, Satoru Shimokawa, Joel Alberto Vargas Hernandez, and Rafael Moreira Claro. (2015) “The Rising Cost of a Healthy Diet: Changing Relative Prices of Foods in High-income and Emerging Economies.” Research Reports and Studies, Overseas Development Institute.
Satoru Shimokawa. (2009) “Rural Road Investments, Agricultural Development, and Poverty Alleviation in China (6-9).” Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries: Domestic Policies for Markets, Production, and Environment. V.2, Chapter 9, 109-118.
Pinstrup-Andersen, Per, and Satoru Shimokawa. (2007) “Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Development.” In F. Bourguignon and B. Pleskovic (Eds.) Rethinking Infrastructure for Development (Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics), p175-204, The World Bank.
Work Under Review or In Preparation
Shimokawa, Satoru. (2015) “Why Can Calorie Posting Be Apparently Ineffective? Roles of Two Conflicting Learning Effects”, under review.
Yu, Xiaohua, and Satoru Shimokawa. (2014) “Nutritional Impacts of Rising Cereal Prices in African Countries: the Role of Domestic Diet Structure.”, under review.
Yu, Xiaohua, and Satoru Shimokawa. (2014) “Scale Effects, Technical Efficiency and Land Lease in China”, revision requested.
Park, Albert, Satoru Shimokawa, and Sangui Wang. (2014) “Is Cereal Price Subsidy Really Ineffective to the Poor?”
Yu, Xiaohua, Zhifeng Gao, and Satoru Shimokawa. (2014) “Analysis of International Consumer Preferences for Country-of-Origin of U.S. Beef Products and Its Implication for China.”
Shimokawa, Satoru. (2014) “Does Prohibiting Land Reallocations Facilitate the Development of Land Rental Markets in China?”, working paper.
Shimokawa, Satoru. (2014) “Interaction between Dietary Knowledge and Exercise Knowledge in Leading to Healthier Diet: Evidence from China.”
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Co-Editor-in-Chief for Food Policy (01/2013 – 12/2013)
Associate Editor for Food Policy (01/2011 – 12/2012)
Agricultural Economics (1), American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2), Applied Economics (1), China Agricultural Economic Review (1), China Economic Review (3), Demography (1), Economics and Human Biology (3), European Review of Agricultural Economics (1), Food Policy (6), Food Security (1), Journal of Development Economics (1), Journal of Health Economics (1), Journal of Institutional Economics (1),Journal of Public Economics (1), and World Development (3).
the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), and the American Economics Association (AEA).