Assistant Professor of Economics, Fletcher School, Tufts University
Shinsuke Tanaka is an assistant professor of economics at the Fletcher School and has a courtesy appointment as an assistant professor at the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at the School of Medicine, Tufts University. His research interests are in the fields of environmental economics and health economics, with a focus in developing countries. Broadly, he is interested in the interactions between environmental policies, public health, and economic activities, and their implications for economic development in low-income countries. His recent work focuses on the effects of environmental pollution on child and adult health; evaluations of environmental policies regulating pollution emissions or automobile fuel economy; valuation of environmental risk; and child and maternal health policies.
Recent work by Shinsuke Tanaka
The cross-border effects of environmental regulation: Evidence from battery recycling in the US and Mexico
Tightened US regulations around lead increased exports of lead-acid batteries to Mexico for recycling, worsening health outcomes for locals,...