Assistant Professor

PhD, City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley


Jin Murakami is an Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Policy. He specializes in the areas of transportation and land use, spatial planning and development in globalization, and infrastructure finance and land policy. His research focuses principally on spatial, financial, and technological matters that influence city-regions’ global competitiveness and local livability. Dr. Murakami’s current projects include an international case study of transit-oriented development and land value capture, spatial influences of intercity transportation systems, and an empirical analysis on real estate investment trusts as socially responsible investing in Asia.