Fellows & Grantees

Craig Parsons

Abe Fellowship 2012
Project Title
Measuring Permanent and Transitory Effects of Disasters on Trade: Econometric Studies on Japan and the US
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Professor, Economics, Yokohama National University


Craig R. Parsons is a professor of economics at Yokohama National University (YNU) in Japan. His research interests include international economics, international trade, exchange rate pass-through, new empirical industrial organization and studies of market power in oligopolistic markets. He holds a BA in Economics from Rutgers College, Rutgers University and a PhD in Economics from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He has served as managing editor for the Asian Economic Journal and is very active in the East Asian Economic Association. He also serves as the director of the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program at YNU.