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Senior Research Fellow Masaru INABA

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Masaru INABA

Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kansai University

[Research Themes]

Expertise

  • Macroeconomics
    Business Cycles
    Economic Growth Theory
    Dynamic General Equilibrium
    Applied Econometrics
    Numerical Analysis
    Business Cycle Accounting

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Education

  • 2009.04 Ph.D. of Economics, The University of Tokyo
  • 2006.03 Graduate School of Economics, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo
  • 1996.03 B.A. in Economics, Yokohama National University

Career

  • 2011.04 - present Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kansai University
  • 2011.01 - present Senior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
  • 2015.04-2016.03 Visiting Associate Professor, Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy, Faculty of Eoconomics, The University of Tokyo.
  • 2015.04 -2015.09 Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Osaka University
  • 2014.04 -2015.09 Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Kobe University
  • 2009.04 - 2010.12 Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
  • 2008.10 - 2009.03 Part-time Lecturer, International Graduate School of Social Science, Yokohama National University
  • 2002.04 - 2010.09 Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Yokohama National University
  • 1999 - 2009.03 Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)

Publications

    Books

    “Disorganization in Japan” (with Keiichiro Kobayashi; in Japanese, co-edited with Mitsuhiro Fukao, Tatsuya Terazawa), Toyokeizai, 2001.

    “Macroeconomics” (with Ryoji Hiraguchi) Yuhikaku, 2015.

    Publications

    “Asset Bubbles and Bailouts” (with Tomohiro Hirano and Noriyuki Yanagawa), Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol.76 Supplement, December 2016.

    “Credit, Externalities, and Nonoptimality of the Friedman Rule” (with Keiichiro Kobayashi and Kengo Nutahara), Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol.2 No.2, May 2012.

    “An Application of Business Cycle Accounting with Misspecified Wedges,” (with Kengo Nutahara), Reveiw of Economic Dynamics, Volume 15, Issue 2, April 2012, pp 265–269.

    “Collateral Constraint and News-driven Cycles,” (with Keiichiro Kobayashi and Tomoyuki Nakajima), Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 16, Issue 05, November 2012, pp 752-776

    “The Role of Investment Wedges in the Carlstrom-Fuerst Economy and Business Cycle Accounting” (joint with Kengo Nutahara) Economics Letters Vol.105, Issue 3, pp.200-203, 2009.

    “Business Cycle Accounting for the Japanese Economy,” Japan and the World Economy, 2006, 18(4), pp418-440.

    “Debt Disorganization in Japan,” Japan and the World Economy, 2005, 17, pp151-69.

Papers

    Discussion Papers

    “Asset Bubbles and Bailout,” (with Tomohiro Hirano and Noriyuki Yanagawa), CARF F-Series CARF-F-268, Center for Advanced Research in Finance, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo, revised Dec 2012.
    “On Equivalence Results in Business Cycle Accounting,” Discussion papers 08015, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) Discussion Paper Series 08-E-015 2008
    “The Role of Investment Wedges in the Carlstrom-Fuerst Economy and Business Cycle Accounting,” (with Kengo Nutahara) MPRA Paper 8337, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    “Business Cycle Accounting for the Japanese Economy Using the Parameterized Expectations Algorithm,” RIETI Discussion Paper Series 07-E-061, 2007.
    “Collateral Constraint and News-driven Cycles,” (with Keiichiro Kobayashi and Tomoyuki Nakajima), RIETI Discussion Paper Series 07-E-013, 2007.
    “'Irrational exuberance' in the Pigou Cycle under Collateral Constraints,” (with Keiichiro Kobayashi), RIETI Discussion Paper Series 06-E-015, 2006.
    “Borrowing Constraints and Protracted Recessions,” (with Keiichiro Kobayashi) RIETI Discussion Paper Series 06-E-011, 2006.
    “Business Cycle Accounting for the Japanese Economy,” (with Keiichiro Kobayashi), RIETI Discussion Paper Series 05-E-023, 2005.
    “Monetary Cycles,” (with Keiichiro Kobayashi), RIETI Discussion Paper Series 04-E-020, 2004.
    “Japan's Lost Decade and the Complexity Externality (Revised),” (with Keiichiro Kobayashi), RIETI Discussion Paper Series 02-E-004, 2002.
    “A structural analysis of economic fluctuations in the Japanese economy.,” (Ph.D. Dissertation), University of Tokyo