Education / Research Experience
|DPhil in Economics, University of Oxford, UK, 2011|
|MPhil in Economics, University of Oxford, UK, 2009|
|MSc in Economics, London School of Economics(LSE), UK, 2006|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies, Institute of Developing Economies Advanced School (IDEAS), Japan, 2005|
|BA in Business and Commerce, Keio University, Japan, 1999|
|Qualified to be Japan’s Certified Public Accountant (CPA), 2002|
|Short-term Consultant, The World Bank, Aug 2018 – Jan 2019|
|Board of Editors, The Developing Economies, Nov 2012-|
|Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO), Jan 2011-|
|Statutory Auditor/ IPO Consultant, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Japan, 1999-2004|
- Kudo, Yuya, "What Should We Use as a Measure of Malaria Infection Risk? Implications from Infant Mortality during the Liberian Civil War," Journal of African Economies, forthcoming.
- Kudo, Yuya, Abu S. Shonchoy and Kazushi Takahashi, "Short-term Impacts of Solar Lanterns on Child Health: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh," The Journal of Development Studies, forthcoming.
- Kudo, Yuya, Abu S. Shonchoy and Kazushi Takahashi, "Can Solar Lanterns Improve Youth Academic Performance? Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh," The World Bank Economic Review, forthcoming (Awarded the Albert Berry Prize 2016 at the Canadian Economics Association Conference).
- Kudo, Yuya, 2017,"Missionary Influence on Marriage Practices: Evidence from the Livingstonia Mission in Malawi," Journal of African Economies, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 372-431.
- Kudo, Yuya, 2015, "Female Migration for Marriage: Implications from the Land Reform in Rural Tanzania," World Development, Vol. 65, pp. 41-61. (221KB)
Non-refereed publications (Selected)
- Kudo, Yuya, Abu S. Shonchoy and Kazushi Takahashi, "Solar Lanterns and Youth Academic Performance in Bangladesh" World Bank Research Digest, forthcoming.
Working Papers and Work in Progress
- "Community policing in Africa" (in progress).
- "Monitoring the Quality of Electricity Service in Developing Countries" with João Pedro Azevedo and William Seiz (in progress).
- "Female Genital Cutting and Long-term Adjustment of Marriage Markets: Evidence from West Africa" Discussion Paper No. 733, December 2018.
- "Does HIV/AIDS Discourage the Practice of Levirate Marriage? Theory and Evidence from Rural Tanzania" (An earlier version is Discussion Paper No. 627, January 2017).(1.36MB)
- "Stigma, Social Relationship and HIV Testing in the Workplace: Evidence from South Africa," (with Yutaka Arimoto, Seiro Ito, and Kazunari Tsukada) Discussion Paper No.386, February 2013.
- "Impacts of an HIV Counselling and Testing Initiative: Results from an Experimental Intervention in South Africa," (with Yutaka Arimoto, Narumi Hori, Seiro Ito, and Kazunari Tsukada) CEI Working Paper Series No. 2011-13, March 2012.
- "Returns to Migration：The Role of Educational Attainment in Rural Tanzania," Discussion Paper No.322, February 2012.
- American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Erdkunde – Archive for Scientific Geography; Journal of African Economies; Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Development Economics; Land Use Policy; The Developing Economies; The Journal of Development Studies.
- Hayami Conference 2016, December 2016 (Tokyo).
- The 2nd Hitotsubashi Summer Institute, August 2016 (Tokyo).
- 2016 NOVAFRICA Conference on Economic Development in Africa, July 2016 (Lisbon).
- ASREC (Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture) Conference, March 2018 (Chapman), 2016 (Chapman) and 2015 (Boston).
- NEUDC (Northeast Universities Development Consortium) Conference, November 2013 (Harvard) and 2011 (Yale).
- PacDev (Pacific Conference for Development Economics), San Francisco State University, March 2013.
- 5th International Conference: Migration & Development (organized by AFD, CGD and the World Bank), AFD, June 2012.
- CSAE (Centre for the Study of African Economies) Conference: Economic Development in Africa, University of Oxford, March 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, and 2010.
- The Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, University of London, April 2011.
- 3rd International Conference: Migration & Development (organized by AFD, PSE and the World Bank), Paris School of Economics, September 2010.