Hisaki Kono

Hisaki Kono is an Associate Professor of Economics at Kyoto University. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo.

His research addresses poverty reduction, microfinance, education, market transaction, and trade.

Representative Publications

“Microcredit Games with Noisy Signals: Contagion and Free-riding” Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, September 2014, 33, 96-113

“Why Is the Take-up of Microinsurance So Low? Evidence from a Health Insurance Scheme in India” (with S. Ito). Developing Economies, March 2010, 48(1), 74-101

“Foreign Aid and Recurrent Cost: Donor Competition, Aid Proliferation and Budget Support” (with Y. Arimoto), Review of Development Economics, vol.13(2), pages 276-287

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