Hello, I'm Drew Griffen.

I'm an associate professor in the department of economics at the University of Tokyo.

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1. "Democratic institutions and social capital: Experimental evidence on school-based management from a developing country", Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 198, June 2022, Pages 267-279

2. "Evaluating the Effects of Child Care Policies on Children's Cognitive Development and Maternal Labor Supply", Journal of Human Resources, 2019 54 (3), 604-655

3. "Assessing the Performance of Nonexperimental Estimators for Evaluating Head Start", Andrew S. Griffen and Petra E. Todd, Journal of Labor Economics 35, no. S1 (July 2017): S7-S63.

4. "Height and Calories in Early Childhood" Andrew S. Griffen, Economics & Human Biology, Vol. 20, March 2016, 55-59

5. "Fertility and Maternal Labor Supply in Japan: Conflicting Policy Goals?" Andrew S. Griffen, Makiko Nakamuro, and Tomohiko Inui, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 38 (2015) 52 - 72

6. "The Relationship Between Child Care Subsidies and Children's Cognitive Development" Laura E. Hawkinson, Andrew S. Griffen, Nianbo Dong, and Rebecca A. Maynard, Early Childhood Research Quarterly 28 (2013) 388 - 404


Graduate (S1 2024)

R for Empirical Economics Research*

Graduate (A1A2 2024)

Empirical Microeconomics

Undergraduate (A1A2 2024)

Economics and Statistics at PEAK UTokyo

Undergraduate small-group seminars (A1A2 2024)

Python for Data Science

Nobel Prizes in Economics

* Please install R before the first class and please pass this message to other enrolled students. Also, don't hesitate to contact me if you are having any difficulty!


Mailing address

Economics Research Building
The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo 113-0033, Japan


Economics Research Building 902, Hongo Campus, University of Tokyo


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© 2024 Andrew S. Griffen.