NODA, Shunya

NODA, Shunya

Name / Position

NODA, Shunya / Assistant Professor


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Curriculum Vitae



Ph.D. in Economics, Stanford University (USA)


M.A. in Economics, University of Tokyo (Japan)

2008-2012 (Valedictorian)

B.A. in Economics, University of Tokyo (Japan)

Professional Experience


Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo (Japan)


Project Manager, University of Tokyo Market Design Center (UTMD)

2019-present (on leave, since July 2021)

Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia (Canada)

Research Field

Market Design, Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Econ/CS, Blockchain

Research Theme



  • “An Economic Analysis of Difficulty Adjustment Algorithms in Proof-of-Work Blockchain Systems” (with Kyohei Okumura and Yoshinori Hashimoto) in Proceedings of the 21st ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC 2020).
  • “Size versus Truncation Robustness in the Assignment Problem,” Journal of Mathematical Economics, 87, 2020, 1-5.
  • “Full Surplus Extraction and within-period Ex Post Implementation in Dynamic Environments,” Theoretical Economics, 14 (1), 2019, 39-69.

Working Papers

  • “Deviation-Based Learning” (with Junpei Komiyama).
  • “Kick-out Voting: Strategic Voting under the Proportional Representation and Single Non-Transferable Vote Systems” (with Hiroto Katsumata).
  • “A Dynamic Model of Rational ‘Panic Buying’” (with Kazuhiro Teramoto).
  • “Epistemological Mechanism Design” (with Hitoshi Matsushima).
  • “On Statistical Discrimination as a Failure of Social Learning: A Multi-Armed Bandit Approach” (with Junpei Komiyama).
  • “Mechanism Design with Blockchain Enforcement” (with Hitoshi Matsushima).
  • “A Planner-Optimal Matching Mechanism and Its Incentive Compatibility in a Restricted Domain.”
  • “Pricing of Mining ASIC and Its Implication to the High Volatility of Cryptocurrency Prices” (with Yoshinori Hashimoto).
  • “Large Matchings in Large Markets with Flexible Supply.”
  • “Strategic Experimentation with Random Serial Dictatorship.”
  • “Mechanism Design with General Ex-Ante Investments” (with Hitoshi Matsushima).

Other Professional Activities and Awards