Former Research Associate
- PhD in Economics, University of York, UK
- MA in Economics, Kyoto University, Japan
- BA in Economics, Kyoto University, Japan
Background and experience:
Ryota is an applied microeconomist specialising in the areas of health economics. After completing a PhD at York, he joined UEA in 2011 as a Research Associate to work on various research projects on health behaviour, mainly for Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU). Ryota joined CEDAR in June 2013, although he still holds a position in BHRU.
Current work and Interest
Ryota’s current research includes microeconometric analyses of health and health-related behaviour. The research has been focused on analyses of market research data to investigate purchasing behaviour in supermarkets.