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Professor Watanabe joined the faculty at the Kellogg School of Management in 2005, after completing his PhD in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include political economics, law and economics, and industrial organization. Professor Watanabe is currently working on empirical projects on bank mergers, as well as strategic voting and voter turnouts in elections. He is also working on issues related to medical malpractice lawsuits such as pre-trial bargaining process and the effect of lawsuits on health care providers.

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PhD, 2005, Economics, University of Pennsylvania
MA, 2004, Economics, University of Pennsylvania
BA, 1998, Economics, University of Tokyo, Japan

Academic Positions
Assistant Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2006-present
Research Affiliate, Center for the Study of Industrial Organization, Northwestern University, 2005-present
Donald P. Jacobs Scholar, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2005-2006

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Research Interests
Empirical microeconomics, public economics, political economics, law and economics

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Teaching Interests
Business Strategy, Microeconomics, Public Economics, Political Economics