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Toru Kitagawa

Toru Kitagawa

Research Fellow

Toru is a research staff member at the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (cemmap) and is also a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics. In July 2021, Toru joined the Economics Department of Brown University as an Associate Professor. He has previously taught Microeconomectrics and Econometrics for Policy.

Academic outputs

Cemmap Working Paper CWP09/22
We compare two approaches to using information about the signs of structural shocks at specific dates within a structural vector autoregression (SVAR): imposing ‘narrative restrictions’ (NR) on the shock signs in an otherwise set-identified SVAR; and casting the information about the shock ...
Cemmap Working Paper CWP28/21
How to allocate vaccines over heterogeneous individuals is one of the important policy decisions in pandemic times. This paper develops a procedure to estimate an individualized vaccine allocation policy under limited supply, exploiting social network data containing individual demographic ...

Reports and comment

Presentations

Presentation
This paper was presented at the Asian Meeting of Econometrics Society 2013 in Singapore on 2 to 4 August 2013.
Presentation
This paper was presented at an Econometrics Seminar at Yale University in February 2013.