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Welcome to SASAO Lab!

Toshiaki SASAO
Professor of Environmental Economics
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Iwate University

Fields of Interest

Environmental economics
Economic analysis of waste management

    Research in Progress

  1. Integrated waste and resource management toward circular economy
  2. Effects of sorted collections and unit-based pricing of MSW on heat and electricity produced by incinerators
  3. Effects of local waste taxation and trade restrictions on industrial waste flow
  4. Cost and efficiency of disaster waste disposal: A case study of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Representative Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Sasao,T. Cost and efficiency of disaster waste disposal: A case study of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Waste Management, Vol.58, pp.3-13, 2016. [To Science Direct]
  2. Sasao,T. Econometric Analysis of Cleanup of Illegal Dumping Sites in Japan: Removal or Remedial Actions?, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Vol.18, Issue 4, pp.485–497, 2016. [To Springer's website]
  3. Sasao,T. Does Industrial Waste Taxation Contribute to Reduction of Landfilled Waste? Dynamic Panel Analysis Considering Industrial Waste Category in Japan, Waste Management, vol.34, issue 11, pp.2239-2250, 2014. *Errata
  4. Sasao, T., Does Industrial Waste Taxation Contribute to Waste Reduction? Panel Data Analysis of the Generation and Final Disposal of Industrial Waste in Japan, In: Larry Kreiser et al. (eds.) Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation, Volume XIV, Environmental Taxation and Green Fiscal Reform, Ch.16, pp.245-259, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014. [To Edward Elgar's website]
  5. Sasao,T., Economic Analysis and Policy Perspective of Waste Management, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Vol.6, No.1, pp.6-18, 2013. (in Japanese, with English Abstract)
  6. Sasao,T., Effects of Industrial Waste Taxation : Panel Data Analysis of Industrial Waste Generation in Japan, Journal of the Japan Society of Waste Management Experts, Vol.22, No.3, pp.157-166, 2011. (in Japanese, with English Abstract)
  7. Sasao,T., The Effect of Industrial Waste Taxes : A Panel Data Analysis of Final Disposal of Industrial Waste in Japan, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Vol.3, No.1, pp.55-64, 2010. (in Japanese, with English Abstract)
  8. Sasao,T and T.Tsuge, Choosing a Siting Plan for a Waste Disposal Facility for Wide Area Management: A Study of Public Preference Formation, Journal of the Japan Society of Waste Management Experts, Vol.16, No.4, pp.256-265, 2005. (in Japanese, with English Abstract)
  9. Sasao,T.,Analysis of the socioeconomic impact of landfill siting considering regional factors, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Vol.6, No.2, pp.147-175, 2004.
  10. Sasao,T.,An estimation of the social costs of landfill siting using a choice experiment, Waste Management, vol.24, issue 8, pp.753-762, 2004.
  11. Sasao,T., Evaluating Impacts of Siting Landfill Based on Public Preferences, Journal of the Japan Society of Waste Management Experts, Vol.13, No.5, pp.325-333, 2002. (in Japanese, with English Abstract)
  12. Sasao,T., An Analysis Considering the Regional Factors of the Effects of User Fees and Sorted Collection for Solid Waste Services on the Reduction of Waste, Journal of the Japan Society of Waste Management Experts, Vol.11, No.1, pp.1-10, 2000. (in Japanese, with English Abstract)

Books

  1. Sasao, T., Industrial Waste Shipments and Trade Restrictions, In: Kinnaman,T. and Takeuchi,K. (eds.) Handbook on Waste Management, Ch.7, pp.186-215, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014. [To Edward Elgar's website]
  2. Sasao,T., Effects of local waste taxation and trade restrictions on industrial waste flow in Japan, In: Asano,K. and Takada,M. (eds.) Rural and Urban Sustainability Governance, Ch.4, pp.59-80, United Nations University Press, 2014. [To UNU Press's website]
  3. Sasao,T., Economic Analysis of Waste Management, Keiso-Shobo, 2011. (in Japanese)

Dissertation

Sasao,T., A study of socio-economic valuation of siting waste disposal facilities and reducing the social costs, Ph.D. Dissertation, Faculty of Economics, Kobe University, p220, 2004.(in Japanese)


Awards

Academic award, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, 2012 fiscal year, for "Economic Analysis of Waste Management", Keiso-Shobo (in Japanese)
Best paper award, Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 2006 fiscal year, for "Choosing a Siting Plan for a Waste Disposal Facility for Wide Area Management: A Study of Public Preference Formation"(in Japanese) with T.Tsuge


Education

Kobe University, Ph.D. (Economics),2004
Kobe University, M.A. (Economics),1998
Osaka City University, B.A. (Economics),1996


Employment

Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Iwate University, 2016-present.
Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Iwate University, 2004-2016.
Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Iwate University, 2000-2004.


Professional Activities

Academic Associations

Member, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, 1998-present.
Board of Directors, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, 2008-2014 and 2016-present.
Member, Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 1998-present.

Referee

Ecological Economics, Economia Politica, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Environmental Science, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, Journal of the Japan Society of Waste Management Experts, Kaikei-kensa Kenkyu (Research journal published by Board of Audit of Japan), Resource, Conservation and Recycling, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Waste Management


Address

Toshiaki SASAO
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Iwate University
3-18-34, Ueda, Morioka, 020-8550, JAPAN
E-mail: tsasao"at"iwate-u"dot"ac"dot"jp (Please replace "at" by @ and "dot" by .)

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