Dr Hisayuki Yoshimoto

  • Lecturer in Economics (Economics)


Dr Yoshimoto attended the University of Rochester for a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, graduating in 2005. He earned a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2012.

Personal website: Hisayuki Yoshimoto

Research interests

Dr Yoshimoto is a member of the Microeconomics research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Productivity analysis (industrial, agricultural, and aqua-cultural productivities)
  • Industrial economics
  • Industrial organisation
  • Consumer protection
  • Auctions
  • Micro-econometrics

Dr Yoshimoto’s expertise is in the field of Industrial Organisation, focusing on empirical research with productivity and game theoretic viewpoints for analysing industries and sectors. His recent research areas include productivity, auctions/procurement and allocation problems. Specifically, he is investigating the role of governments in regulating industries and empirical market designs. He is currently interested in how governments can effectively incentivise manufacturing industries to boost plant industrial, agricultural, and aqua-cultural productivity growth through policy making. His most recent working topics include a project on the Chinese industrial and financial sectors.


  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) grant (£298,697) for the project ‘Theoretical Foundations and Design of Persuasion Mechanisms’, joint with Professor Andriy Zapechelnyuk (University of Glasgow, Principal Investigator) and Anton Kolotilin (University of New South Wales, Australia, Co-Investigator). Grant period: June 2017 - June 2020.
  • International Partnership Fund ($2,000, with Nankai University, Tianjin, China), University of Glasgow
  • Undergraduate Research Internship Fund (£1,300 in 2017 and 2019, respectively), University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School


Yuexiang (James) Wu

  • Research Topic: Commodity prices, Forward/Future contract markets, Options Pricing, Aqua-culture market financial trades and derivatives
  • Co-supervisors: Prof Christian Ewald and Dr Minjoo Kim

Jiangteng Zhou

Research Topic: Determinants of firm-level productivity growth
Co-supervisor: Dr Sai Ding

Dingkun Lu (Starting in autumn 2019)

Research Topic: Environmental policy, productivity, and reallocation of firms
Co-supervisors: Prof Duncan Maclennan and Dr Sai Ding


Postgraduate research (PhD/MRes) level experience

  • Industrial organisation
  • Econometrics

Postgraduate taught (Master) level experience

  • Intermediate econometrics
  • Financial econometrics

Undergraduate level experience

  • Economics of business
  • Statistics for economists
  • Game theory
  • Mathematical economics

General teaching interest

  • Production economy (industrial, agricultural, aquacultural productivity)
  • Information economics
  • Economics of art investment
  • Microeconometrics

Additional information

Personal Website: Hisayuki Yoshimoto 


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Yoshimoto, H. and Nakabayashi, J. (2019) Search and resale frictions in a two-sided online platform: A case of multi-use assets. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 162, pp. 85-105. (doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2019.04.013)

Research Reports or Papers

Yoshimoto, H. and Kumar, P. (2016) Do Crime-Prone Areas Attract Gambling Shops? A Case of London Boroughs. Working Paper. SSRN. (Unpublished)

Yoshimoto, H. and Nakabayashi, J. (2016) Lost in Transaction: Individual-Level Welfare Loss in Quickly-Circulating Durable Goods Markets with Planned Temporary Ownership. Working Paper. SSRN. (Unpublished)

Chernomaz, K. and Yoshimoto, H. (2014) Are Estimates of Asymmetric First-Price Auction Models Credible? Semi & Nonparametric Scrutinizations. Working Paper. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Yoshimoto, H. and Chernomaz, K. (2014) Are Estimates of Asymmetric First-Price Auctions Credible? Semi & Nonparametric Analyses: Online Appendix. Technical Report. Technical Online Appendix. (Unpublished)

Hayashi, T. and Yoshimoto, H. (2012) Risk- & Regret-Averse Bidders in Sealed-Bid Auctions. Working Paper. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. (Unpublished)

Yoshimoto, H. (2012) Reliability Examination in Horizontal-Merger Price Simulations: An Ex-Post Evaluation of the Gap between Predicted and Observed Prices in the 1998 Hyundai-Kia Merger. Working Paper. University of Glasgow. (Unpublished)

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