Hiroshi Kitamura

Last Update: December 9, 2017
Ph.D. in Economics, Osaka University, 2010

Current Position
Associate Professor
, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto Sangyo University

hiroshikitamura[at]cc.kyoto-su.ac.jp (please replace [at] with@)



Fields of Interests


Academic Dissertation


Published and Forthcoming Papers in Refereed Journals

  1. "Exclusive Contracts with Complementary Inputs,'' forthcoming in International Journal of Industrial Organization (joint with N. Matsushima and M. Sato)
  2. "Exclusive Contracts and Bargaining Power,"Economics Letters Vol. 151, pp 1-3, February 2017 (lead article, joint with N. Matsushima and M. Sato)
  3. "Relationship-specific Investment as a Barrier to Entry,"Journal of Economics Vol. 119(1), pp 17-45, September 2016 (joint with A. Miyaoka and M. Sato)
  4. "Market-Share Contracts with Vertical Externalities," Asian Journal of Law and Economics Vol. 5(1-2), pp 1-15, December 2014 (joint with Y. Amemiya and J. Oshiro)
  5. "Exclusive Contracts when the Incumbent can Establish a Direct Retailer,"Journal of Economics Vol. 112(1), pp 47-60, May 2014 (joint with K. Arai and M. Sato) Poster
  6. "Free Entry, Market Diffusion, and Social Inefficiency with Endogenously Growing Demand," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies Vol. 29, pp 98-116, September 2013 (joint with A. Miyaoka and M. Sato)
  7. "Market Diffusion with Consumer-Based Bilateral Learning,"Studies in Applied Economics Vol. 5, pp 1-20, December 2011 (lead article, joint with A. Miyaoka)
  8. "Exclusive Contracts under Financial Constraints,"B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy Vol. 11(1) Topics Article 57, pp 1-29, September 2011Poster
  9. "Capacity Expansion in Markets with Inter-temporal Consumption Externalities,"Australian Economic Papers Vol. 49(2), pp 127-148, June 2010
  10. "Exclusionary Vertical Contracts with Multiple Entrants,"International Journal of Industrial Organization Vol. 28(3), pp 213-219, May 2010

Supplementary Materials for Published Papers

Working Papers

Published and Forthcoming Papers in Non Refereed Journals


For more information, please see CV.


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