Mark Koyama had seven papers published or accepted for publication in 2016-2017, in journals such as the Journal of Development Economics, International Economic Review, Economic Journal, and Explorations in Economic History. He presented his work at various universities including Harvard, Brown, Northwestern, Rochester, Stanford, Rutgers, Hebrew University, Ben-Gurion, Hitotsubashi University, University of Mississippi, and Wake Forest. During the year he also presented his work at a number of conferences including the NBER Summer Institute, Barcelona GSE Summer Forum, and the Cliometrics Conference among others.
His research trips to Singapore (NUS) and Japan (Hitotsubashi University) gave him time to work with his co-authors on several new projects. Dr. Koyama was also the Program Chair for ASREC which was held in Boston in February 2017 and was extremely well-attended and successful.