Hideto Koizumi

Hideto Koizumi
  • Applied Economics Doctoral Candidate

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    3000 Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: Mechanism Design, IO, Public Finance


Hideto Koizumi is a fifth year in the PhD program in Applied Economics at Wharton. He is interested in market design, public finance, and development .  Prior to attending the PhD program, he worked at the Innovations for Poverty Action.  He graduated from Soka University of America in 2011 with a B.A. in Liberal Arts and from Yale University in 2012 with a M.A. in International and Development Economics.

Working Papers

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BEPP 250–Managerial Economics (roughly, Intro to Microeconomics for undergraduates)

WH 299/399–Wharton Thesis


How the Blockchain Will Impact the Financial Sector

The blockchain, a form of distributed ledger technology, has the potential to transform the financial sector by bringing lower costs, faster execution of transactions, improved transparency, auditability of operations and other benefits.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/11/16
Amazon’s HQ2 Decision: Are the Winners Ready for Prime Time?

New York City and Arlington, Va., should brace for housing price increases among other trade-offs as they prepare to become home to Amazon’s new headquarters, experts say.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/11/16
Holiday Hiring: Can Retailers Attract Talent in a Tight Labor Market?

Christmas is coming, and so is the mad rush by retailers to hire seasonal workers. Will flexible schedules, bonuses, gift cards and other perks offer enough to meet the demand?

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/11/15