|Degree||Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)|
M.B.A., HEC School of Management
B.A. Law, University of Tokyo
|Current Research Interests||Search and Matching Models of the Labor Market|
Theoretical Analyses of Currency Crises
- Professional Career
Various Positions, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, April 1997-June 2003
Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo, April 2008
Associate Professor, GRIPS, September 2014-Present
- Selected publications
“Time Consistency and Counterproductive Monetary Policy Cooperation in a Two-Country New Keynesian Model” (with Thang Ngoc Doan), Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, forthcoming.
“Optimal Self-financing Microfinance Contracts when Borrowers Have Risk Aversion and Limited Commitment” (with Junsang Lee), Journal of Mathematical Economics (2020), 91, 60-79.
“Non-regular Employment over the Life-cycle: Worker Flow Analysis for Japan” (with Julen Esteban-Pretel), Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (2020), 57, 101088.
“The Value of Uncertainty under Limited Commitment”, Macroeconomic Dynamics (2015), 19(8), 1715-1748.
“Speculative Attacks with Multiple Targets,” Economic Theory (2014), 57(1), 89-132.
“Life-cycle Labor Search with Stochastic Match Quality” (with Julen Esteban-Pretel), International Economic Review (2014), 55(2), 575-599.
“Life-cycle Search, Match Quality and Japan’s Labor Market” (with Julen Esteban-Pretel), Journal of the Japanese and the International Economies (2012), 26(3), 326-350.
- Social contributions
Awards and Honors
JSPS Grant in Aid for Scientific Research (Kakenhi), 2008-2009, 2011-Present
Nomura Foundation Social Sciences Grant, 2018-2019
Grant in Aid, Zengin Foundation for Studies on Economics and Finance, 2010-2011
Japan Economics Research Foundation Grant, 2010-2011
Japan Securities Scholarship Foundation Grant, 2008-2010
Seimeikai Foundation Research Grant, 2008-2009
Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of the European Economic Association, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Japan and the World Economy, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies
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