AOKI Shuhei

Academic Assembly School of Humanities and Social Sciences Institute of Social Sciences

Faculty of Economics and Law Department of Economics 



  • Master of Economics, University of Tokyo
  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Tokyo

Field Of Study

  • Economic policy, Macroeconomics

Mail Address



  • 2016
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Law, Shinshu University
  • 2015 - 2016
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Shinshu University
  • 2011 - 2015
    Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
  • 2010 - 2011
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
  • 2009 - 2010
    Junior Research Fellow, National Institute for Research Advancement

Educational Background

  • 2002 - 2009, University of Tokyo, Graduate school of economics
  • 2000 - 2002, University of Tokyo, Graduate school of economics
  • 1996 - 2000, University of Tokyo, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Advanced Social and International Studies


  • Financial Innovations, Taxes, and the Growth of Finance
    Shuhei AOKI, Makoto NIREI, and Kazufumi YAMANA
    CARF Working Paper, CARF-F-574(CARF-F-574), 31 Oct. 2023
  • A Pomeranzian Growth Theory of the Great Divergence
    Aoki, Shuhei
    arXiv, Aug. 2021
    Lead, Last, Corresponding
  • Risk-Taking, Inequality and Output in the Long-Run
    Aoki, Shuhei; Nirei, Makoto; Yamana,Kazufumi
    Bank of Japan Working Paper Series, Mar. 2018
  • Allocation of Research Resources and Publication Productivity in Japan: A Growth Accounting Approach
    Aoki, Shuhei; Kimura, Megumi
    Public Policy Review, 13(3), 287-303, 01 Nov. 2017
  • Zipf’s Law, Pareto’s Law, and the Evolution of Top Incomes in the U.S.
    Aoki, Shuhei; Nirei, Makoto
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 9(3), 36-71, 01 Jul. 2017, Refereed電子ジャーナル
  • Pareto Distribution of Income in Neoclassical Growth Models
    Nirei, Makoto: Aoki, Shuhei
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 01 Apr. 2016, RefereedWebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • A Simple Accounting Framework for the Effect of Resource Misallocation on Aggregate Productivity
    Aoki, Shuhei
    Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 26(4), 473-494, Dec. 2012WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Measuring a Dynamic Price Index Using Consumption Data
    Aoki, Shuhei; Kitahara, Minoru
    Journal of Money,Credit and Banking, 42(5), 959-964, Aug. 2010WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Chapter 1. Income Risks Faced by Contemporary Japanese Households: Part 2. Income Disparities and Income Risks Overseas: Current Conditions and Long-Term Trends
    Aoki, Shuhei
    The Japanese Economy, 37(3), 53-61, 2010電子ジャーナル
  • Chapter 3. Policy Response to Risks in Foreign Countries
    Aoki, Shuhei; Nakagomi, Kimiya; Shimoi, Naoki
    The Japanese Economy, 37(3), 74-128, 2010電子ジャーナル


  • Theory and Measurement on Productivity and Living Standard
    青木 周平
    博士論文 (東京大学), 18 Feb. 2009

Books and other publications

  • K.Kalirajan and K.Otsuka editors, Community, Market and State in Development
    Aoki, Shuhei; Esteban-Pretel, Julen; Okazaki, Tetsuji; Sawada, Yasuyuki, Joint work, The Role of the Government in Facilitating TFP Growth during Japan's Rapid Growth Era
    Palgrave MacMillan, 2011

Lectures, oral presentations, etc.

  • Financial Innovations, Taxes, and the Growth of Finance
    AOKI, Shuhei
    Japanese Economic Association Autumn Meeting, 16 Sep. 2023, Japanese Economic Association, Not invited
  • A Pomeranzian Growth Theory of the Great Divergence
    Shuhei Aoki
    Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society, 10 Aug. 2022, Econometric Society, Not invited
  • A Pomeranzian Growth Theory of the Great Divergence
    Shuhei Aoki
    Macroeconomics Workshop, 22 Apr. 2022, 大坂大学・京都大学・神戸大学
  • A Pomeranzian Growth Theory of the Great Divergence
    Shuhei Aoki
    Tohoku University, 10 Mar. 2022, Not invited

Affiliated academic society

  • May 2002
    Japanese Economic Association
  • Feb. 2015
    American Economic Association

Research Themes

  • Inequality and Economic Growth