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Isao Kamata

La Follette School photo by Andy Manis taken December 17, 2009

Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Economics

Office: 309 Observatory Hill Office Building
Phone: 608-263-7398
Fax: 608-265-3233
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Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
University of Wisconsin - Madison
1225 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1211

Isao Kamata is Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Economics. His research and teaching interests include international trade; international labor and capital migration; development economics; and applied microeconomics. Prior to joining the La Follette School in 2009, he was an assistant professor with the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. He earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan in 2008. Prior to his doctoral work, Kamata served in various positions with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation focusing on economic development. He has overseen energy sector development projects in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Kamata has participated in conferences in the United States, Japan, and the United Kingdom, and received research grants from the University of Michigan.

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