Shinsuke Tanaka

Assistant Professor of Economics


Education
  • PhD, Economics, Boston University
  • BA, Liberal Arts, Soka University of America
  • MA, International and Development Economics, Yale University

Biography

Shinsuke Tanaka is Assistant Professor of Economics. His research interests are in the fields of health economics and environmental economics, with a focus in developing countries. Broadly, he is interested in the interactions between environmental issues, human capital development, and economic activities, and how the interactions relate to economic development in low-income countries. His current work investigates the effect of environmental regulations in China on air pollution and infant mortality; the effect of environmental regulations on industrial activities in China; the impact of abolishing user fees from healthcare on child health status in South Africa, and its long-term effect on schooling; and long-term impact of early childhood exposure to heat in the United States. He has a PhD in Economics from Boston University, a M.A. in international and development economics from Yale University, and a B.A. in liberal arts from Soka University of America.


Affiliations
  • Center for International Environment and Resource Policy
  • Water: Systems, Science and Society

Research Interests
  • Development Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Policy Evaluation
Courses

FALL TERM

SPRING TERM

Additional Information

View Shinsuke Tanaka’s personal website at https://sites.google.com/site/tanakashinsuke/




Email Address
Shinsuke.Tanaka@tufts.edu

Office Phone
617.627.4619

Office Location
Cabot 509A