Munetomo Ando

Professor of Economics, Nihon University

Contact Information

Address: Nihon University College of Economics 3-2 Kanda-Misakicho 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8360 Japan.


Munetomo Ando is a professor of economics at the College of Economics, Nihon University, Tokyo JAPAN. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in 2004 and his BA from Hosei University in 1998. His fields of research are microeconomic theory, contract theory, labor economics, and law and economics.

Referee for
    Economic Inquiry, Economics Letters, Japanese Economic Review, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Southern Economic Journal, and other Japanese Journals.


Working Papers and Work in Progress

  • A conditional match rate anomaly and an order change pressure in residency matching programs, with Minoru Kitahara
    • First version submitted to the JEA meeting 2022: January 31, 2022.
    • This version: April 28, 2022. [PDF]

  • A deterrent effect of the electorate's disappointment on candidates' over-promise, with Minoru Kitahara
    [PDF] (This version: January 20, 2013)

  • The equilibrium bids in a first price auction with and without cartel formation, with Minoru Kitahara

  • Covenants not to compete and firms' recruiting strategies

  • Reputation management and seniority systems in firms

  • Overconfidence in economic contests

Publications (Journal Articles)


  • Labor economics, Graduate

  • Labor economics, Undergraduate

  • Microeconomics theory, Undergraduate