Shota Ichihashi

Senior Economist

Shota is a Senior Economist. His research focuses on microeconomic theory, game theory, and the economics of the Internet. Most recently, he theoretically analyzes the economic impact of personal data sharing by consumers. His other works include auction theory and information disclosure theory.

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Shota Ichihashi

Senior Economist
Canadian Economic Analysis
Digital Economy and Advanced Analytics Division

Bank of Canada
234 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0G9

Curriculum vitae

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Limiting Sender’s Information in Bayesian Persuasion

Staff Working Paper 2019-10 Shota Ichihashi
This paper studies how the outcome of Bayesian persuasion depends on a sender’s information. I study a game in which, prior to the sender’s information disclosure, the designer can restrict the most informative signal that the sender can generate.
Content Type(s): Staff Research, Staff Working Papers Topic(s): Economic models JEL Code(s): D, D8, D82, D83

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Working Papers

  • "Natural Monopoly for Data Intermediaries," 2019
  • "Consumer-Optimal Disclosure with Costly Information Acquisition," 2018
  • "Online Privacy and Information Disclosure by Consumers," 2018
  • "When to Hold an Auction?"
    (with Isaias N. Chaves), 2018
  • "Limiting Sender's Information in Bayesian Persuasion," 2017

Education

  • B.A. Keio University (Economics)
  • M.A. University of Tokyo (Economics)
  • Ph.D. Stanford University (Economics)

Research Interests

  • Microeconomic theory, Economics of the Internet, Economics of privacy, Game theory

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