Faculty members

Visiting and Adjunct Faculty Members


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 and manager at 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 improved by interventions or affected in particular environments through online, lab and field experiments. His research on the nudge theory, which governments and companies all over the world have been showing a great deal of interest in, provides practical and political implications. His personal webpage is here.


    Under review

  • Yamamoto, S. and Navarro-Martinez, D. “The Endowment Effect in the Future: How Time Shapes Buying and Selling Prices”, Management Science
  • Yamamoto, S., Shiba, S. and Hanaki, N. “Eliciting Time Preferences in Gain and Loss Domains by an Incentivized Experiment”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

  • Conference papers

  • 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

  • Work in Progress

  • 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”