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Atsuko Tanaka

Positions

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-6709

Background

Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy Economics, University Wisconsin - Madison, 2013

M.S. Economics, University Wisconsin - Madison, 2010

M.S. Economics, Cornell University, 2007

B.A. Economics, University of Tokyo, 2004

Research

Areas of Research

Female labor supply, Human capital investment

Courses

Course number Course title Semester
ECON 201 LEC 02 Principles of Microeconomics Winter 2022
ECON 395 LEC 01 Intro to Econometrics Winter 2022

Projects

The Effects of Labor Market Opportunities on Education: The Case of Female Hiring Ceiling in Iran

with Safoura Moeeni, revision requested at Journal of Public Economics (link)


College Loans and Post-schooling Skill Accumulation

with Chao Fu and Hsuan-Chih Lin (link)

Awards

  • SSHRC Connection Grant (co-PI: Apostolos Serletis) , SSHRC. 2022
  • Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment Grant (2017-2019,2020,2021), National Science Foundation. 2021
  • SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2016-2018) , SSHRC. 2016
  • Susan Jane Blake Kocin Award , University of Wisconsin-Madison. 2011

Publications