College of Business and Economics, Koleke Pāʻoihana a Kālaihoʻokele Waiwai

Dr. Keisuke Nakao, Associate Professor of Economics

Keisuke Nakao, Ph.D. College of Business and Economics
Phone: (808) 932-7228
Location: CoBE Building


  • Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, 2008
  • M.A., Applied Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 2001

Research Interests

  • International Politics
  • Political Economics
  • Applied Game Theory

Teaching Interest

  • Microeconomics
  • Game Theory
  • Political Economics

Selected Publications

  • "Denial vs. Punishment in War," forthcoming to Journal of Peace Research
  • "Expansion of Rebellion: From Periphery to Heartland," Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 52, No. 5, pp. 591-606, 2015.
  • "Psuedo-Adversarialism: A Theoretical Comparison Between the U.S. and Japanese Criminal Procedures," with Masatoshi Tsumagari, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 12, Iss. 1 (Contributions), Article 41, 2012
  • "Racial Redistricting for Minority Representation without Partisan Bias: A Theoretical Approach," Economics & Politics, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 132-151, 2011
  • "Creation of Social Order in Ethnic Conflict," Journal of Theoretical Politics, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 365-394, 2009