Hiroki Nishimura

Hiroki Nishimura

I am an assistant professor of Economics at University of California Riverside.
My research fields are Microeconomics and Decision theory.
CV is available here.


Department of Economics
University of California Riverside
3128 Sproul Hall
Riverside CA 92521
Phone: 951.827.4975
Email: hiroki.nishimura@ucr.edu


Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California Riverside, 2013-Present.
Visiting Associate in Economics, California Institute of Technology, 2013-2014.


Ph.D. in Economics, New York University, 2007-2013.
B.A. in Economics, Kyoto University, 2002-2006.


Revealed Preferences of Individual Players in Sequential Games. [pdf]
Journal of Mathematical Economics, forthcoming.

The Transitive Core: Inference of Welfare from Nontransitive Preference Relations. [pdf]
Theoretical Economics, 13, 579-606 (2018).

A Comprehensive Approach to Revealed Preference Theory (with John K.-H. Quah and Efe A. Ok). [pdf]
American Economic Review, 107, 1239-1263 (2017).

Utility Representation of an Incomplete and Nontransitive Preference Relation (with Efe A. Ok). [pdf]
Journal of Economic Theory, 166, 164-185 (2016).

Non-Existence of Continuous Choice Functions (with Efe A. Ok). [pdf]
Journal of Economic Theory, 153, 376-391 (2014).

Solvability of Variational Inequalities on Hilbert Lattices (with Efe A. Ok). [pdf]
Mathematics of Operations Research, 37, 608-625 (2012).

Working papers

Preference Structures (with Efe A. Ok), Apr 2020. [pdf] [online appendix]

Top-Cycles and Revealed Preference Structures (with Ozgur Evren and Efe A. Ok), Dec 2019. [pdf] [online appendix]

Utility Representation of Preference Structures (with Ozgur Evren and Efe A. Ok).

Rationalizability of Partial Consumption Data.

Professional activities

Seminars and Conference Presentations:
    Virginia Tech, April 2021.
    University of Maryland, March 2021.
    Riverside Economic Theory Workshop, January 2020.
    University of California San Diego, October 2019.
    Summer Workshop on Economic Theory in Japan, Augusut 2019.
    5th Hitotsubashi Summer Institute, July 2019.
    University of California, Berkeley, September 2018.
    North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society, June 2018.
    University of California Davis, November 2017.
    University of California Riverside, October 2017.
    Canadian Economic Theory Conference, April 2014.
    University of California San Diego, April 2014.
    University of California Riverside, April 2014.
    University of Southern California, January 2014.
    Yokohama National University, June 2013.
    University of California Riverside, February 2013.
    Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, January 2013.
    Bocconi University, January 2013.
    7th Annual Graduate Student Conference at Washington University in St. Louis, October 2012.
    EconCon at Princeton University, August 2012.
Teaching Experience:
    Microeconomic Theory (PhD), 2013-2020.
    Industrial Organization (Undergraduate), 2018-2021.
    Intermediate Microeconomics (Undergraduate), 2013-2021.
    Mathematics for Economists II, Teaching Assistant for Professor Efe A. Ok, Spring 2012.
    Mathematics for Economists II, Teaching Assistant for Professor Efe A. Ok, Spring 2011.
    Mathematics for Economists II, Teaching Assistant for Professor Efe A. Ok, Spring 2010.

Honors and awards

National Science Foundation, Award SES-1851610, “Preference Structures,” 2019-2022.
C.V. Starr Research Fellowship, 2010-2012.
MacCracken Fellowship, New York University, 2007-2011.
Japan-IMF Scholarship for Advanced Studies, 2007-2009.

Last updated: May 24, 2021.