Fellow Researchers Profile

Kengo NUTAHARA

Kengo NUTAHARA

Senior Research Fellow

Professor, Senshu University

[Research Themes]
Research on economic theory

Expertise

  • Macroeconomics
  • Dynamic General Equilibrium

Profile

Education

2009.03 Ph.D. in Economics, The University of Tokyo
2006.03 M.A. in Economics, The University of Tokyo
2004.03 B.A. in Economics, The University of Tokyo

Career

2017.04 - present Professor, Senshu University
2013.04 - 2014.03 Visiting Lectuerer, University College London
2012.01 - present Senior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
2011.04 - 2017.03 Associate Professor, Senshu University
2011.01 - 2011.12 Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
2009.08 - 2010.12 Visiting Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
2009.04 - 2011.03 Assistant Professor, Senshu University
2007.04 - 2009.03 Research fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2)

Publications

Published Articles

“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.

“Laffer Curves in Japan" Journal of the Japanese and International Economies Vol.36, Issue C, pp.56-72, 2015.

“What Asset Prices Should be Targeted by a Central Bank?" Journal of Money, Credit and Banking Vol.46, Issue 4, pp.817-836, 2014.

“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.

“Asset Prices, Nominal Rigidities, and Monetary Policy: Role of Price Indexation" Theoretical Economics Letters Vol.3, No.3, pp.182-187, 2013.

“An Application of Business Cycle Accounting with Misspecified Wedges," (joint with Masaru Inaba), Review of Economic Dynamics Vol. 15, Issue 2, April 2012, pp. 265-269, 2012.

“Note on Nominal Rigidities and News-Driven Business Cycles" Theoretical Economics Letters Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 431-434, 2012.

“Nominal Rigidities, News-Driven Business Cycles and Monetary Policy” (joint with Keiichiro Kobayashi) The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics Vol.10, Issue 1 (Contributions), Article 24, pp. 1-24, 2010.

“Internal and External Habits and News-Driven Business Cycles” Economics Letters Vol.107, Issue 2, pp.300-303, 2010.

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

“Structural Changes and Economic Growth: Evidence from Japan” Economics Bulletin Vol.15 No.9, pp.1-11, 2008

“Collateralized Capital and News-Driven Cycles” (joint with Keiichiro Kobayashi) Economics Bulletin Vol.5 No.17, pp.1-9, 2007

Papers

Discussion Papers

"What drives fluctuations of labor wedge and business cycles? Evidence from Japan" (joint work with Masaru Inaba and Daichi Shirai) CIGS Working Paper Series No.20-006E

"Why is the Shape of the Laffer Curve for Consumption Tax Different from That for Labor Income Tax?" (joint work with Kazuki Hiraga) CIGS Working Paper Series No. 18-004E

“When is the Laffer Curve for Consumption Tax Hump-Shaped?" (joint work with Kazuki Hiraga) CIGS Working Paper Series No.16-002E

“Dynamic Effects of Fiscal Policy in Japan: Evidence from a Structural VAR with Sign Restrictions"(joint with Kensuke Miyazawa) CIGS Working Paper Series No.13-006E

“Asset Prices, Nominal Rigidities, and Monetary Policy: Role of Price Indexation” MPRA Paper 29859

“On Equivalence Results in Business Cycle Accounting” (joint with Masaru Inaba) RIETI Discussion Paper 08-E-015

“Asset Pricing Accounting” Paper presented at the 2007 Spring Meeting of the Japanese Economic Association, 2007

“The Short-Run Effect of Technology Shocks: A Solow-Hall Approach” Paper presented at the 2006 Spring Meeting of the Japanese Economic Association, 2006