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Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Faculty in Charge of ICS Xlab, Hitotsubashi ICS

Shohei Yamamoto received his PhD in Economics, Finance and Management from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). His current position is an adjunct assistant professor. He is also in charge of Hitotsubashi ICS Xlab (experimental laboratory at Hitotsubashi ICS). His research field is behavioral science from economic and psychological perspectives. He has studied how individuals make decisions and examined how these decisions are influenced by interventions through online, lab and field experiments.
He has become a member of PolicyGarage, which is an NPO mainly doing consulting work and sharing knowledge with local governments using behavioral science insights, since 2021. Furthermore, he has been appointed as an advisor of Mie Research Center for Local Autonomy in 2022, and has given lectures on the nudge theory.
His personal webpage is here.


    Published Papers

  • Yamamoto, S. and Navarro-Martinez, D. (2022) “The Endowment Effect in the Future: How Time Shapes Buying and Selling Prices”, Judgment and Decision Making
  • Akutsu, S., Katsumura, F. and Yamamoto, S. (2022) “The Antecedents and Consequences of Workaholism: Findings From the Modern Japanese Labor Market”, Frontiers in Psychology

  • Conference papers

  • Yamamoto, S. and Shotaro, S. “Time Preferences are Influenced if Questions Look Like Investments or Loans” in Subjective Probability, Utility and Decision Making 2021 Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom, 23/08/21
  • Yamamoto, S., Quoidbach, J. and Navarro-Martinez, D. Akutsu, S. “Mood, Nudge and Willingness to Work” in Subjective Probability, Utility and Decision Making 2019 Conference, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 21/08/19
  • Lluís, M., Yamamoto, S., Navarro-Martinez, D. and Costa, A. “Money is Dinero but Health is not Salud: The foreign Language Effect on Intertemporal Choices” in Society for the advancement of Judgment and Decision Making Studies, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain, 11/09/18

  • Working Papers and Selected Work in Progress

  • Yamamoto, S., Shiba, S. and Hanaki, N. “Eliciting Time Preferences in Gain and Loss Domains by an Incentivized Experiment”, WINPEC Working Paper Series No.E2012.
  • Yamamoto, S., McDonald, R. and Read, D. “Does Time Matter Less in Intertemporal Cross-modal Decisions regarding Effort?”
  • Yamamoto, S., McDonald, R. and Read, D. “Do Cross-modal Intertemporal Decisions Make Delayed Payments More Attractive?”
  • Yamamoto, S. and Navarro-Martinez, D. “Preventing Future-Self Procrastination Using Personalized Smartphone Notifications”