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 for download here.


Department of Economics
University of California Riverside
3128 Sproul Hall
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: (951) 827 4975


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.


The Transitive Core: Inference of Welfare from Nontransitive Preference Relations, June 2017. [pdf]
Theoretical Economics, forthcoming

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).

Research Papers

Individual Rationality in Collective Choice, Feb 2014. [pdf]

Professional Activities

Seminars and Conference Presentations:
    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), 2013-2015.
    Intermediate Microeconomics (Undergraduate), 2013-2015.
    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.
    Abstract and Applied Analysis
    International Journal of Game Theory
    Journal of Economic Theory
    Journal of Mathematical Economics
    Linear Algebra and its Applications
    Theoretical Economics

Honors and Awards

C.V. Starr Research Fellowship, 2010-2012.
MacCracken Fellowship, New York University, 2007-2011.
Japan-IMF Scholarship for Advanced Studies, 2007-2009.


Last updated: June 14, 2017.