Faculty of Economics, Kanagawa University
3-27-1 Rokkakubashi Kanagawaku Yokohama 221-8686, Japan

siwata (at) kanagawa-u (dot) ac (dot) jp

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Ph.D. in Economics, Osaka University, Japan, 2002

Research Fields:
Housing and Urban Economics

Recent Research Topics:

  • Housing wealth effects on consumption and retirement
  • Upstream financial transfers and downstream housing transfers
  • Upstream in-kind transfers and downstream housing transfers
  • Compact city policies and retail sales

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Recent Working Papers:

  • The spillover effects of compact city policy on incumbent retailers: Evidence from Toyama City. [Abstract]
  • Housing inheritance, financial assistance, and reciprocal interdependence. [Abstract]

Recent Publications:

  • Housing wealth and consumption among elderly Japanese. Housing Studies, Forthcoming. [Abstract]
  • Price competition in the spatial real estate market: allies or rivals? Spatial Economic Analysis, 14(2), 2019. [Abstract]
  • The asymmetric housing wealth effect on childbirth. Review of Economics of the Household, 15(4), 2017. [Abstract]
  • The crowding-out effect of housing subsidies on parental support: evidence from Japanese mortgage tax credits. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 32(4), 2017. [Abstract]
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