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Faculty Member

Shin-Ichi Nishiyama

Curriculum Vitae

Feb. 1975Born in Kobe, Japan
June 1997B.A. (Liberal Arts), International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
August 2002Ph.D. (Economics), The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Sept. 2002Economist, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan
Sept. 2005Senior Analyst, Bank of Canada
April 2010Research Fellow, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, Govt. of Japan
April 2011Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University

Academic Degree

Ph.D. (Economics)

Current Position

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University

Fields of Research

Money and Banking, Macroeconomics (DSGE models), Monetary Policy

Research Topics

My current research agenda is two-folds:

1) Develop a New-Keynesian style DSGE model embedding both firm and bank's balance sheet conditions

2) Characterizing the optimal monetary policy reaction function when nominal interest rates are bounded at zero

Courses

Graduate: (Seminars excl.) Monetary Economics (IPEM), Macroeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics, Money and Banking (Accounting Shoool)

Undergraduate:(Seminars excl.) Money and Banking, Introduction to Economics B

Main Research Results

"The Cross-Euler Equation Approach to Intertemporal Substitution in Import Demand", Journal of Applied Econometrics 20: 841-872, 2005.

"Optimal Monetary Policy When Interest Rates are Bounded at Zero" (with Ryo Kato), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 29: 97-133, 2005.

"Monetary Policy Lag, Zero Lower Bound, and Inflation Targeting", Bank of Canada Working Paper Series 2009-2, Bank of Canada, January 2009.

"Consumption, Housing Collateral, and the Canadian Business Cycle" (with Ian Christensen, Paul Corrigan, and Caterina Mendicino), Bank of Canada Working Paper Series 2009-26, Bank of Canada, October 2009.

"Inflation Target as a Buffer against Liquidity Trap", IMES Discussion Paper Series 2003-E-8, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan, July 2003.

Others (Awards, Contribution to Society etc.)

Visiting Research Fellow, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office (From April 2011 to present)

Links

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