Akihiko Matsui (economist)

For the Japanese video game developer, see Akihiko Matsui.
Akihiko Matsui
Born (1962-08-28) August 28, 1962
Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Institution University of Tokyo
University of Tsukuba
University of Pennsylvania
Field Game Theory
Information Economics
Monetary theory
Alma mater University of Tokyo (B.A. 1985)
Northwestern University (Ph.D. 1990)
Itzhak Gilboa[1]
Ehud Kalai
Influences Masahiro Okuno-Fujiwara
Influenced Fuhito Kojima
Awards Nakahara Prize (2007)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Akihiko Matsui (松井彰彦 Matsui Akihiko, born August 28, 1962) is a Japanese economist. He is a professor at the University of Tokyo.[2]


Matsui was born on August 28, 1962, in Tokyo, Japan.[3] He is the nephew of Hideyuki Fujisawa who was a professional Go player.[4]

He received a B.A. from University of Tokyo in 1985 and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1990.[1]

From 1990 to 1994, he taught at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1994 to 2001, he taught at the University of Tsukuba (joint appointment with University of Tokyo, 1998-2001). He then taught at the University of Tokyo.[1]

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  1. 1 2 3 "cv" (PDF). Aki Matsui's HP. Retrieved 2016-04-23.
  2. "MATSUI, Akihiko". The Faculty of Economics at the University of Tokyo. Retrieved 2016-04-23.
  3. "CURRICULUM VITAE Akihiko Matsui" (PDF). National Taipei University. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
  4. "(半歩遅れの読書術)藤沢秀行の囲碁と経済学 熱い心と冷静な頭脳". The Nikkei. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-24.(Japanese)
  5. "『日経・経済図書文化賞』 受賞図書一覧" (PDF). Japan Center for Economic Research. Retrieved 2016-06-04.(Japanese)
  6. "2nd (FY 2005) JSPS PRIZE Awardees". Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Retrieved 2016-06-04.
  7. "Japan Academy Medal Prize Recipients". The Japan Academy. Archived from the original on 2013-06-13. Retrieved 2016-06-04.
  8. "The Nakahara Prize Winners". The Japanese Economic Association. Retrieved 2016-06-04.
  9. "Econometric Society Fellows". The Econometric Society. Retrieved 2016-04-23.

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