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 PhD 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.

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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)


    2020 Startup Challenge: Can You Pick the Winner?

    With businesses ranging from curated flower rentals to telemedicine for pets, eight finalist teams battled for $135,000 in cash and services at the recent Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Startup Showcase.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/06/2
    How an ‘Employees First’ Pandemic Response Pays Off

    When the coronavirus pandemic began, PriceSmart CEO Sherry Bahrambeygui reset the company’s culture and found more productive ways to get things done. In a recent conversation with Wharton’s Mike Useem, she shared what she has learned.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/06/1
    Planning for the Post-COVID-19 Workforce: Four Scenarios

    Scenario thinking can help organizations better anticipate and adapt to dramatic changes, increase agility and resilience, and turn uncertainty into advantage, according to the authors of this opinion piece.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/06/1