Yutaro Sakai

I am an associate professor and the University of Tokyo Excellent Young Researcher at the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the University of Tokyo. I received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Calgary, and an MS and a BS from the University of Tokyo. Prior to starting the Ph.D. program, I was receiving a Research Fellowship for Young Scientists from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

Research fields

Fisheries Economics, Environmental and Resource economics, Health economics, Econometrics

Major awards

Japan Prize in Agricultural Sciences, Achievement Award for Young Scientists 2022
The University of Tokyo Excellent Young Researcher, The University of Tokyo 2021
Honorable Mention, Aquaculture Economics Paper Contest, International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade 2018
Best Student Paper Award. North American Association of Fisheries Economists 2015
Best Graduate Student Teaching Award. Department of Economics, University of Calgary 2014