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Research Fellow Shuhei TAKAHASHI

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Shuhei TAKAHASHI

Assistant Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University

[Research Themes]

Expertise

  • Macroeconomics

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Profile

Education

  • 2012 Ph.D., Economics, The Ohio State University
  • 2006 M.A., Economics, University of Tokyo
  • 2004 B.A., Integrated Human Studies, Kyoto University

Career

  • June 2017- present Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
  • July 2012-May 2017 Assistant Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University

Papers

  • “The Effectiveness of Consumption Taxes and Transfers as Insurance against Idiosyncratic Risk,” (with Tomoyuki Nakajima), Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, forthcoming.
  • “The Optimum Quantity of Debt for Japan,” (with Tomoyuki Nakajima), Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 46, 17-26, 2017.
  • “State Dependency in Price and Wage Setting,” International Journal of Central Banking, 13 (1), 151-189, 2017.
  • “Heterogeneity and Aggregation: Implications for Labor-Market Fluctuations: Comment,” American Economic Review, 104 (4), 1446-1460, 2014.
  • “Is the Distance to Default a Good Measure in Predicting Bank Failures? A Case Study of Japanese Major Banks,” (with Kimie Harada and Takatoshi Ito), Japan and the World Economy, 27, 70-82, 2013.