Optimize the World
We believe that academic knowledge and insights are a powerful device for improving society. Our goal is to enhance the development of our community by applying state-of-the-art academic knowledge to the solution of complex issues in the real world.
UTokyo Economic Consulting Inc. (UTEcon) is an economic consulting firm that offers a wide range of economic consultating services to businesses, governments, international organizations, NGOs, and law firms. UTEcon was founded in August 2020 with close ties with the Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo.
UTEcon offers solutions for client-specific problems and provides reliable analyses taking advantage of the expertise of the faculty members of the University of Tokyo and those of the firm’s own experts in economics, accounting, finance, marketing, and machine learning. With the firm’s wide range of practices, we can provide the best-fit solutions to our clients' needs. Our services include demand forecasting and pricing, policy evaluation, machine-learning based prediction of bankruptcy and accounting fraud, market design, antitrust-related analysis, nowcasting, and quantitative and behavioral marketing.
UTEcon optimizes decision-making in finance, accounting, human resources, and other important business components with empirical microeconomic knowledge and tools.
UTEcon assists evidence-based policy making (EBPM) through designing randomized controlled trials and applying empirical microeconomic techniques.
In various policy and regulation matters, litigations, and disputes, UTEcon provides rigorous economic analyses applying latest academic research. Our team aims to promote fair judgement with appropriate evidence in court and regulatory authorities.
Law firms/private firms/governments
UTEcon creates highly value-added data products from database that companies own.
Private and public organizations
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Our team includes top researchers in the field of Economics, Accounting, Marketing, Machine Leaning, and more. Our experienced experts across diverse areas collaborate together to solve clients’ complex problems, and integrate their expertise to provide the best solutions. The diversity of expertise and background of our team members makes UTEcon distinguished and successful.Meet Our Team
Bloomberg introduced a research paper on monetary and fiscal policy co-authored by UTEcon technical advisor Taisuke Nakata (Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy, the University of Tokyo) and Sebastian Schmi……See Details
UTEcon’s Chief Economist Daisuke Miyakawa (Associate Professor of Economics, Hitotsubashi University Business School (HUB)) and colleagues served as guest editors for Introduction to the special issue “Introd……See Details
- Company Name
- UTokyo Economic Consulting Inc.
- August, 2020
- August, 2020
- JPY 100 Million (a subsidiary of University of Tokyo. Other shareholders include Nikkei Inc and Tokyo Shoko Research, Ltd.)
- Corporate Headquarters
- 7-3-1 International Academic Research Bldg. #922 University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113-0033, Japan
- Representative Director and CEO
- Yosuke Kawaharata