Koki Okumura

奥村 公貴

Ph.D. candidate in Economics at UCLA

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Firm Dynamics

Email: k.okumura1201@gmail.com

CV: pdf

Working Paper

"Inventor Mobility, Knowledge Diffusion, and Growth" with Yasutaka Koike-Mori and Toshitaka Maruyama.

The 2023 Moriguchi Prize by the Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.

Work in Progress

"Production Networks and R&D Allocation" with Yasutaka Koike-Mori

"Knowledge Creation and Diffusion with Limited Appropriation" with Hugo Hopenhayn and Liyan Shi

"Technology Spillover, Dynamic Oligopoly, and Growth" with Hugo Hopenhayn


"The Aging Society, Savings Rates, and Regional Flow of Funds in Japan" with Shin-ichi Fukuda. Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2021.

"Regional Convergence under Declining Population: The Case of Japan" with Shin-ichi Fukuda. Japan and the World Economy, 2020.