Hideto Koizumi

Hideto Koizumi
  • Applied Economics Doctoral Candidate

Contact Information

  • office Address:

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

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


Whither the Ping-pong Table? Which Perks Matter Most to Employees

Perks can serve as an important signal about a company’s culture and what it stands for -- but they have to be done the right way.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/10/22
Why Tax Changes Are Hurting the Housing Market

U.S. home prices are falling as the market absorbs the 2017 Tax Act changes. Meanwhile, other factors are hampering the housing market and point to a potential recession ahead, experts say.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/10/22
The Real Policy Wonks: How Economists Reshaped America

A new book from journalist Binyamin Appelbaum shows how economists evolved from overlooked number-crunchers to powerful influencers who reshaped American policy.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/10/17