Publications 2010-present
Sato, Ryoko and Yoshito Takasaki. forthcoming. “Peer effects on vaccination behavior: Experimental evidence from rural Nigeria.” Economic Development and Cultural Change.
Sato, Ryoko and Yoshito Takasaki. forthcoming. “Psychic vs. economic barriers to vaccine take-up: Evidence from a field experiment in Nigeria.” World Bank Economic Review.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2018 . “Risky coping.” Journal of Development Studies 54(3): 501-522.
Abizaid, Christian, Oliver T. Coomes, Yoshito Takasaki, and J. Pablo Arroyo-Mora. 2018. “Rural social networks along Amazonian rivers: seeds, labor and soccer among communities on the Napo River, Peru.” Geographical Review 198(1): 92-119.
Coomes, Oliver T., Yoshito Takasaki, and Jeanine Rhemtulla. 2017. “What fate for swidden agriculture under land constraint in tropical forests?: Lessons from a long-term study in an Amazonian peasant community.” Journal of Rural Studies 54: 39-51.
Sawada, Yasuyuki and Yoshito Takasaki. 2017 . “Natural disaster, poverty, and development: an introduction.” World Development 94: 2-15.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2017 . “Post-disaster informal risk sharing against illness.” World Development 94: 64-74.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2017 . “Do natural disasters decrease the gender gap in schooling?” World Development 94: 75-89.
Coomes, Oliver T., Yoshito Takasaki, and Jeanine Rhemtulla. 2016. “Forests as landscapes of social inequality: Tropical forest cover and land distribution among shifting cultivators.” Ecology and Society 21(3): 20.
Coomes, Oliver T., Yoshito Takasaki, Christian Abizaid, and J. Pablo Arroyo-Mora. 2016. “Environmental and market determinants of economic orientation among rain forest communities: evidence from a large-scale survey in western Amazonia.” Ecological Economics 129: 260-271.
Webster, K., Arroyo-Mora, J. P., Coomes, O. T., Takasaki, Y, and Abizaid C. 2016. “A cost path and network analysis methodology to calculate distances along a complex river network in the Peruvian Amazon.” Applied Geography 73: 13-25.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2016. “Cyclones alter risk sharing against illness through networks and groups: Evidence from Fiji” In Eric C. Jones and A.J. Faas, eds., Social Network Analysis of Disaster Response, Recovery, and Adaptation, pp.209-222, Elsevier.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2016. “Learning from disaster: Community-based marine protected areas in Fiji.” Environment and Development Economics 21(1): 53-77.
Abizaid, Christian, Oliver T. Coomes, Yoshito Takasaki, and Stéphanie Brisson. 2015. “Social network analysis of peasant agriculture: cooperative labor as gendered relational networks.” The Professional Geographer. 67(3): 447-463.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2014. “How is disaster aid allocated within poor villages? Risk sharing and social hierarchy.” Journal of International Development. 26(8): 1097-1114.
Takasaki, Yoshito, Oliver T. Coomes, Christian Abizaid, and Stéphanie Brisson. 2014. “An efficient nonmarket institution under imperfect markets: labor sharing for tropical forest clearing.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96(3): 711-732.
Kogure, Katsuo and Yoshito Takasaki. 2014. “Long-term effects of the Cambodian genocide on education” The Economic Review (Keizaikenkyu) 65(1): 42-55 (in Japanese).
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2013. “Deforestation, forest fallowing, and soil conservation in shifting cultivation.” Theoretical Economics Letters 3(5A1): 30-38.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2012. “Natural disasters, gender and handicrafts” Journal of Development Studies 48(1): 115-132.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2012. “Economic models of shifting cultivation: a review” In Paulo Moutinho, ed., Deforestation Around the World, pp.351-372, Rijeka: InTech.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2011. “Do local elites capture natural disaster reconstruction funds?” Journal of Development Studies 47(9): 1281-1298.
Coomes, Oliver T., Yoshito Takasaki, and Jeanine Rhemtulla. 2011. “Land-use poverty traps identified in shifting cultivation systems shape long-term tropical forest cover.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(34): 13925-13930.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2011. “Distributing disaster aid in the village: kinship, mutual help, and hierarchy” The Economic Review (Keizaikenkyu) 62(2): 141-152 (in Japanese).
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2011. “Groups, networks, and hierarchy in household private transfers: Evidence from Fiji” Oxford Development Studies 39(1): 97-130.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2011. “Do the commons help augment mutual insurance among the poor?” World Development 39(3): 429-438.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2011. “Targeting cyclone relief within the village: Kinship, sharing, and capture.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 59(2): 387-416.
Coomes, Oliver, Yoshito Takasaki, Christian Abizaid, and Bradford Barham. 2010. “Floodplain fisheries as natural insurance for the rural poor in tropical forest environments: evidence from Amazonia.” Fisheries Management and Ecology. 17(6): 513-521.
Takasaki, Yoshito, Bradford L. Barham, and Oliver T. Coomes. 2010. “Smoothing income against crop flood losses in Amazonia: rain forest or rivers as a safety net?” Review of Development Economics 14(1): 48-63.
Publications 2000-2009
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2007. “Dynamic household models of forest clearing under distinct land and labor market institutions: can agricultural policies reduce tropical deforestation?” Environment and Development Economics 12(3): 423-443.
Takasaki, Yoshito. 2006. “A model of shifting cultivation: can soil conservation reduce deforestation?” Agricultural Economics 35(2): 193-201.
Coomes, Oliver T., Bradford L. Barham, and Yoshito Takasaki. 2004. “Targeting conservation-development initiatives in tropical forests: insights from analyses of rain forest use and economic reliance among Amazonian peasants,” Ecological Economics 51(1-2): 47-64.
Takasaki, Yoshito, Bradford L. Barham, and Oliver T. Coomes. 2004. “Risk coping strategies in tropical forests: floods, illness, and resource extraction,” Environment and Development Economics 9(2): 203-224.
Takasaki, Yoshito, Bradford L. Barham, and Oliver T. Coomes. 2001. “Amazonian peasants, rain forest use, and income generation: the role of wealth and geographical factors,” Society and Natural Resources 14(4): 291-308.
Takasaki, Yoshito, Bradford L. Barham, and Oliver T. Coomes. 2000. “Rapid rural appraisal in humid tropical forests: an asset possession-based approach and validation methods for wealth assessment among forest peasant households,” World Development 28(11): 1961-1977.
Selected publications prior to 2000
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Fujisawa, Kenji and Yoshito Takasaki. 1991. Rice Business: An Emerging Big Market. Tokyo: Jitsugyononihonsha. (in Japanese)

Barham, Bradford L., Oliver T. Coomes, and Yoshito Takasaki. 1999. “Rain forest livelihoods: income generation, household wealth and forest use,” Unasylva 50(198): 34-42. (also published in French and Spanish)
Takasaki, Yoshito. 1994. “Marine transport industry in the world: intensive international competition and global strategies of Japanese liner companies,” LTCB Research 24. (in Japanese)