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Kota Sugimoto

Last updated : March 02, 2024

Graduate School of International Social Sciences, Yokohama National University

Areas of Expertise
  • Resource and energy economics
  • electricity market design
  • applied econometrics

Bio
Kota Sugimoto worked at the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research from 2020 to 2022 as a postdoctoral fellow. He received his PhD in economics from Kyoto University in March 2020 after receiving a bachelor of commerce from Keio University in March 2015. He studied at Melbourne University in 2012 as an exchange student.

Research Program
Policy Evaluation of Cross-Regional Interconnection Lines in the Electricity Market
Japan’s Response to an Accelerating Global Energy Transition (2021–2022)
The Blue Economy: International Trends and the Situation in Japan ( –2021)

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Sugimoto, Kota. “Ownership versus Legal Unbundling of Electricity Transmission Network: Evidence from Renewable Energy Investment in Germany.” Energy Economics, volume 99, 105290, July 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2021.105290.
Sugimoto, Kota. “Does Transmission Unbundling Increase Wind Power Generation in the United States?” Energy Policy, volume 125, pp. 307–316, February 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.10.032.

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