Research

Information at IDEAS, and EconPapers

Publications:

  1. "Do Credit Market Imperfections Justify a Central Bank's Response to Asset Price Fluctuations?" Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control Vol.61, Issue C, pp.81-94, 2015.
  2. "Laffer Curves in Japan" Journal of the Japanese and International Economies Vol.36, Issue C, pp.56-72, 2015.
  3. "What Asset Prices Should be Targeted by a Central Bank?" Journal of Money, Credit and Banking Vol.46, Issue 4, pp.817-836, 2014.
  4. "Asset Prices, Nominal Rigidities, and Monetary Policy: Negative Monetary Policy Responses to Asset Price Fluctuations" Theoretical Economics Letters Vol.4, No.8, pp.634-638, 2014.
  5. "Asset Prices, Nominal Rigidities, and Monetary Policy: Role of Price Indexation" Theoretical Economics Letters Vol.3, No.3, pp.182-187, 2013.
  6. "An Application of Business Cycle Accounting with Misspecified Wedges" (joint work with Masaru Inaba) Review of Economic Dynamics Vol.15, Issue 2, pp.265-269, 2012.
  7. "Note on Nominal Rigidities and News-Driven Business Cycles" Theoretical Economics Letters Vol. 2, No. 5, pp.431-434, 2012.
  8. "Credit, Externalities, and Nonoptimality of the Friedman Rule" (joint work with Keiichiro Kobayashi and Masaru Inaba) Theoretical Economics Letters Vol. 2, No. 2, pp.203-208, 2012.
  9. "Nominal Rigidities, News-Driven Business Cycles, and Monetary Policy" (joint work with Keiichiro Kobayashi) The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics Vol.10, Issue 1 (Contributions), Article 24, pp.1-24, 2010.
  10. "Internal and External Habits and News-Driven Business Cycles" Economics Letters Vol.107, Issue 2, pp.300-303, 2010.
  11. "The Role of Investment Wedges in the Carlstrom-Fuerst Economy and Business Cycle Accounting" (joint work with Masaru Inaba) Economics Letters Vol.105, Issue 3, pp.200-203, 2009.
  12. "Structural Changes and Economic Growth: Evidence from Japan" Economics Bulletin Vol.15, No.9, pp.1-11, 2008.
  13. "Collateralized Capital and News-Driven Cycles" (joint work with Keiichiro Kobayashi) Economics Bulletin Vol.5, No.17, pp.1-9, 2007.

Working Papers:

  1. "Why is the Shape of the Laffer Curve for Consumption Tax Different from That for Labor Income Tax?" (joint work with Kazuki Hiraga) Latest version: December 2018 [CIGS WP version]
  2. "Asset Prices, Nominal Rigidities, and Monetary Policy: Case of Housing Price" (Latest version: January 2017) [CIGS WP version]
  3. "When is the Laffer Curve for Consumption Tax Hump-Shaped?" (joint work with Kazuki Hiraga) (Latest version: February 2016) [CIGS WP version]
  4. "Dynamic Effects of Fiscal Policy in Japan: Evidence from a Structural VAR with Sign Restrictions" (joint work with Kensuke Miyazawa)(Latest version: November 2013) [CIGS WP version]
  5. "Asset Price Targeting Government Spending and Equilibrium Indeterminacy in a Sticky Price Economy (Latest version: November 2013) [CIGS WP version]
  6. "On Equivalence Results in Business Cycle Accounting" (joint work with Masaru Inaba) under revision
  7. "Asset Pricing Accounting" (Latest version: April 2007)
  8. "The Short-Run Effect of Technology Shocks: A Solow-Hall Approach" (Latest version: May 2006)

Book Reveiw:

  1. "Book Review: Mainasu-kinri seisaku: Sanjigen-kinyū-kanwa no kōka to genkai (Negative Interest Rate Policy: Effects of ‘Qualitative and Quantitative Easing with a Negative Interest Rate' and its limitation) edited by Iwata Kazumasa, Samikawa Ikuko, and Japan Center for Economic Research." Social Sicence Japan Journal 2018(2), pp.379-382.

(Non-refereed) Publications in Japanese:

  1. "Monetary Policy Response to Housing Price Fluctuation and Macroeconomic Stability" Economic Bulletin of Senshu University Vol. 51, No. 3, pp.153-162, 2017.(「住宅価格変動を考慮した金融政策運営とマクロ経済の安定性」 専修経済学論集 Vol. 51, No. 3, pp.153-162, 2017.)
  2. "Paradoxes of Policy Effects under Zero Lower Bound of the Nominal Interest Rate: A Survey" Economic Bulletin of Senshu University Vol. 50, No. 3, pp.91-101, 2016.(「ゼロ金利下における政策効果のパラドックス:可視的アプローチによる俯瞰」 専修経済学論集 Vol. 50, No. 3, pp.91-101, 2016.)

Program Codes

  1. "News-Shock Subroutine for Prof. Uhlig's Toolkit" (Latest version: October 23, 2007) [manual / subroutine file / zip file of set with examples]

Theses

  1. News, Productivity, and Business Cycle Fluctuations (September, 2008) Ph.D. dissertation. University of Tokyo
  2. The Short-Run Effect of Technology Shocks: A Solow-Hall Approach (January, 2006) M.A. thesis. University of Tokyo
  3. Did Low Productivity Growth Cause Japan's Lost Decade? (January, 2004) B.A. thesis. University of Tokyo

Referee Service:

Bulletin of Economic Research; Economic Inquiry; Economics Bulletin; European Economic Review; Japan and the World Economy; Japanese Economic Review; Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; Japanese Journal of Monetary and Financial Economics; Journal of the Japanese and International Economies; Journal of Public Economic Theory; Macroeconomic Dynamics; Scottish Journal of Political Economy

Others:

Associate Editor of the Japanese Journal of Monetary and Financial Economics (June 2018-)