Senior Research Fellow Ryoji HIRAGUCHI



Professor, Meiji University

[Research Themes]



  • 2008 Stanford University, Graduate School of Economics(PhD)
  • 2000 University of Tokyo, Faculty of Economics


  • 2018- Professor, Meiji University
  • 2017-2018 Associate Professor, Meiji University
  • 2014- 2017 Associate Professor, Faculty of law, Politics and Economics, Chiba University
  • 2013-2014 Associate Professor, Faculty of law and Economics, Chiba University
  • 2009-2013 Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Ritsumeikan University
  • 2008-2009 Lecturer, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University


  • Introductory Macroeconomics (with Masaru Inaba. In Japanese, Yuhikaku Press)2015


  • "A two sector model of endogenous growth with habit formation,"?Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control,?vol. 35 (2011), pp. 430-441.?
  • "Wealth inequality and optimal monetary policy,"?Macroeconomic Dynamics,?vol. 14 (2010), pp. 629-644.?
  • "On the optimality of the Friedman rule in a New Monetarist model," Economics Letters , vol. 125 (2014), pp. 57-60. (with Keiichiro Kobayashi)
  • "Taxing capital is a good idea: the role of idiosyncratic risk in an OLG model, "?Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control,?vol. 52 (2015), pp.258-269. (with Akihisa Shibata)
  • "Optimal Monetary Policy in an Overlapping Generations Model with Search Theoretic Monetary Exchange", The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, vol. 17 (2017), pp.1-14.
  • Working Paper(17-013E) "Choice of market in the monetary economy" (with K. Kobayashi)