Hideto Koizumi

Hideto Koizumi
  • Applied Economics Doctoral Candidate

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    3733 Spruce Street, 300 Vance Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6302

Research Interests: Public Finance (Primary), Microeconomic Theory and Digital Economics (Secondary)

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Hideto Koizumi is a job market candidate from Applied Economics at Wharton. He is interested in the union of public finance, market design, and digital economics.  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.

Job Market Paper

Optimal Uniform Capital Taxation in a Partially Automated Society

Working Papers

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Job Market Paper

Optimal Uniform Capital Taxation in A Partially Automated Society

Working Papers


Spring, 2017 Managerial Economics, Wharton, teaching fellow for Professor Ulrich Doraszelski
Fall, 2018

Spring, 2019

Honors Thesis Seminar, Wharton, teaching fellow for Dr. Utsav Schurmans

Honors Thesis Seminar, Wharton, teaching fellow for Dr. Utsav Schurmans


Awards and Honors

2014-2019 Wharton Graduate Fellowship
2014-2019 Japan Student Services Organization Educational Scholarship
2018-2019 Mack Institute Research Grants ($20,000 in total)


    Can Universal Basic Income Work?

    Are guaranteed payments to every citizen a solution to the widening wealth gap or a detriment to the long-term health of the economy? A pilot program in Stockton, California, is aiming to find some answers.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/01/17
    Equal Work, Unequal Growth? Promotions and Recognition for Women in IT

    What affects the career prospects of women who choose to work in information technology? Nishtha Langer offers her insights in this opinion piece.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/01/17
    Joy City Mall: Big Data Analytics Drives Commercial Success

    China’s bricks-and-mortar shopping malls have come under significant pressure in recent years. Despite strong economic growth and rising consumer demand, China faces severe overcapacity of its physical retail space. This is chiefly due to the growing popularity of e-commerce — as of 2018, nearly 33% of all sales in China took place online. These debt-laden

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/01/17