Tadashi Morita is an Associate Professor at Kindai University. He previously was a Lecturer of Economics (2014-2015). Prior to this, he served as a Lecturer of Economics at Osaka Gakuin University (2012-2014), Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University (2011-2012), and Research Fellow at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Graduate School of Economics (2010-2011). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Osaka University. His research interests are in international trade, urban and regional economics, and economic growth. He has presented on his research at several conferences. He is a recipient of the Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists.