Fellow Researchers Profile

Masaru INABA

Masaru INABA

Senior Research Fellow

Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kansai University
[Research Themes]
Research on economic theory

Expertise

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

Profile

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

2017.07-2018.08 Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Boston University
2017.04 - present Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kansai University
2011.04 - 2017.03 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

"Economic Experiment on Optimal Unemployment Insurance," (with Hajime Kobayashi and Tatsuyoshi Shichijo; in Japanese) Kansai University Keizai Ronshu 64, pp 343-357, in Japanese

"Business Cycle Accounting for the Japanese Economy Using the Parameter-ized Expectations Algorithm,"Kansai University Review of Economics, Faculty of Economics, Kansai University, vol. 19, pages 1{7, March 2017.

“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