Educational Background

2008  PhD in Sustainable Development, Columbia University
1999  M.Sc. (Chemistry), University of Tokyo

Career Background

Apr 2022- Professor, Graduate Program of Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Sep 2017-March 2022 Associate Professor, Graduate Program of Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Apr 2016-Aug 2017 Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Business, Hokkaido University
Apr 2014-Mar 2016 Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute
June 2008- Researcher, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany
1999-2004 Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (Japan)

Major Publications

Narita, D., Wagner, U.J., “Strategic Uncertainty, Indeterminacy, and the Formation of International Environmental Agreements,” Oxford Economic Papers 69 (2): 432-452 (2017)

Rehdanz, K., Schröder, C., Narita, D., Okubo, T., “Public preferences for alternative electricity mixes in post-Fukushima Japan,” Energy Economics 65: 262–270 (2017)

Narita, D., Leminih, M., Shimoda, Y., Ayana, A.N., “Toward an accounting of the values of Ethiopian forests as natural capital,” JICA-RI Working Paper No. 140

Lontzek T.S, Narita D, Wilms O: “Stochastic integrated assessment of ecosystem tipping risk ”, Environmental and Resource Economics 65(3):573-598 (2016)

Narita D, Klepper G.: “Economic incentives for carbon dioxide storage under uncertainty: A real options analysis ”, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 53 18-27 (2016)

Narita D, Rehdanz K.: “Economic impact of ocean acidification on shellfish production in Europe Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 1-19 (2016)

Cai Y., Judd K.L, Lenton T.M, Lontzek T.S., Narita D.: “Environmental tipping points significantly affect the cost-benefit assessment of climate policies ”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112 (15) 4606-4611 (2015)

Schröder C, Rehdanz K, Narita D, Okubo T.: “The decline in average family size and its implications for the average benefits of within-household sharing Oxford Economic Papers 67(3) 760-780 (2015)

Rehdanz, K., H. Welsch, D. Narita and T. Okubo, Well-being Effects of a Major Natural Disaster: The Case of Fukushima, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 116 500-517, 2015.

Schröder, C., K. Rehdanz, D. Narita, and T. Okubo, The Decline in Average Family Size and Its Implications for the Average Benefits of Within-Household Sharing, Oxford Economic Papers, 760-780, 2015.

Cai, Y., K.L. Judd, T.M. Lenton, T.S. Lontzek, and D. Narita, Environmental Tipping Points Significantly Affect the Cost-Benefit Assessment of Climate Policies, PNAS, 112(15): 4606-4611, 2015.

Narita, D., and M. Quaas, "Adaptation to Climate Change and Climate Variability: Do It Now or Wait and See?" Climate Change Economics, 5(4) 1450013, 2014.

Golub, A., D. Narita, and M. Schmidt. "Uncertainty in Integrated Assessment Models of Climate Change: Alternative Analytical Approaches," Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 19 (2), 99-109, 2014.

Maddison, D., Rehdanz, K., and D. Narita. "The Household Production Function Approach to Valuing Climate: The Case of Japan,"Climatic Change, 116 (2), 207-229, 2013.

Hsiang, S.M., and D.Narita. "Adaptation to Cyclone Risk: Evidence from the Global Cross-Section," Climate Change Economics, 03, 1250011, 2012.

Emadodin, I., D. Narita and H.R. Bork. "Soil Degradation and Agricultural Sustainability: An Overview from Iran," Environment, Development and Sustainability, 14 (5), 611-625, 2012.

Van Ruijven, B., M. Weitzel, M. den Elzen, D. van Vuuren, S. Peterson, and D. Narita, Emission Allowances and Mitigation Costs of China and India Resulting from Different Effort-Sharing Approaches, Energy Policy, 46, 116-134, 2012.

Narita, D., K. Rehdanz, and R.S.J. Tol. "Economic Costs of Ocean Acidification: A Look into the Impacts on Global Shellfish Production,"Climatic Change, 113 (3), 1049-1063, 2012.

Heitmann, N., C. Bertram, and D. Narita, "Embedding CCS Infrastructure into the European Electricity System: The Need for Policy Coordination towards Efficient Installation," Mitigation and Adaptation of Strategies for Global Change, 17 (6), 669-686, 2012.

Narita, D., "Managing Uncertainties: The Making of the IPCC's Special Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage," Public Understanding of Science, 21(1): 84 - 100, 2012.

Lontzek, T., and D. Narita, "Risk-averse Mitigation Decisions under an Unpredictable Climate System," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 113 (4): 937-958, 2011.

Narita, D., R.S.J. Tol and D. Anthoff, "International Climate Policy and Regional Welfare Weights," Environmental Science and Policy, 13 (8): 713-720, 2010.

Narita, D., Tol, R., Anthoff, D., "Economic Costs of Extratropical Storms under Climate Change: An Application of FUND," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 53(3): 371-384, 2010.

Kretschmer, B., D. Narita and S. Peterson, "The Economic Effects of the EU Biofuel Targets," Energy Economics 31: S285-S294, 2009.

Narita, D., R.S.J. Tol, and D. Anthoff, "Damage Costs of Climate Change through Intensification of Tropical Cyclone Activities: An Application of FUND," Climate Research 39: 87-97, 2009.

Mauzerall, D., D. Narita, H. Akimoto, L. Horowitz, S. Walters, D. Hauglustaine, and G. Brasseur, "Seasonal Characteristics of Tropospheric Ozone Production and Mixing Ratios Over East Asia: A Global Three-Dimensional Chemical Transport Model Analysis,"Journal of Geophysical Research 105: 17895-17910, 2000.

Narita, D., P. Pochanart, J. Matsumoto, and 8 authors, "Seasonal Variation of Carbon Monoxide at Remote Sites in Japan," Chemosphere - Global Change Science 1: 137-144, 1999.


Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (“Kankyo Keizai Seisaku Gakkai”); European Economic Association; European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists; American Geophysical Union