Kenichi Kurita

Kenichi Kurita
Kyushu University | Kyudai · Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies

Ph.D. in Economics

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Background The Japanese government has restricted people’s going-out behavior by declaring a non-punitive state of emergency several times under COVID-19. This study aims to analyze how multiple policy interventions that impose non-legally binding restrictions on behavior associate with people’s going-out. Theory This study models the stigma model...
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This study conducted randomized controlled trials to evaluate the effectiveness of an environmental education class and the impacts of nudges and boosts implemented in this program on high school students' basic knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding environmental issues in Japan. This environmental education class consisted of a lecture on...
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We analyze the effect of managerial entrenchment on firms' corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. We use the cross‐shareholding ratio and the stable shareholders ratio, which characterize the Japanese corporate system, as proxy variables for managerial entrenchment. We choose two CSR/environmental, social, and corporate governance scores...
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Background: The Japanese government has restricted people’s going-out behavior by declaring the non-punitive state of emergency for several times under COVID-19. This study aims to analyze how multiple policy interventions that impose non-legally binding restrictions on behavior affect people’s going-out. Theory: This study models the stigma model...
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Social stigma can effectively prevent people from going out and possibly spreading COVID-19. Using the framework of replicator dynamics, we analyze the interaction between self-restraint behavior, infection with viruses such as COVID-19, and stigma against going out. Our model is analytically solvable with respect to an interior steady state in con...
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This study conducts both theoretical and empirical analyses of how non-legally-binding COVID-19 policies affect people's going-out behavior. The theoretical analysis assumes that under a declared state of emergency, the individual going out suffers psychological costs arising from both the risk of infection and the stigma of going out. Our hypothes...
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This paper constructs the economic model to consider the circular economy in cities from the waste management perspective. Specifically, we analyze the link between migration , natural capital, human capital, and waste management by extending the new economic geography model. We show the results; the population distribution pattern in the long run...
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This paper attempts to challenge two puzzles in the welfare program. The first puzzle is “non‐take‐up welfare,” which occurs when needy people do not take up welfare. Second, in some countries, the benefit level is high, but the recipient ratio is low; while the other nations have lower benefit levels but higher recipient ratios. We present a model...

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The project aims to analyze welfare programs and the universal basic income from the perspective of stigmatization.