Macroeconomics, Fiscal and Social Security Policy
- Fiscal and Social Security Policy under a Low Birth Rate and Aging Demographics (June 20, 2016 - May 31, 2018)
2007 Ph.D. in Economics, New York University
2001 Master in Public Administration/International Development, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
1996 B.A. in Political Science, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
2015 - present Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University
2011 - 2015 Associate Professor, Hunter College and Graduate Center, City University of New York
2009 - 2011 Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
2007 - 2009 Assistant Professor, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
1996 - 1999 Goldman Sachs, Investment Banking Division and Fixed Income Division
Selected Publications and Papers
"A Life-cycle Model of Unemployment and Disability Insurance," Journal of Monetary Economics, forthcoming.
"Sustainable Social Security: Four Options," Review of Economic Dynamics, forthcoming
"Social Security Reforms: Benefit Claiming, Labor Force Participation and Long-run Sustainability," (with Selahattin Imrohoroglu), American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2012, Vol. 4:No. 3.
"Labor-dependent Capital Income Taxation," Journal of Monetary Economics, 2010, Vol. 57: No. 8.
"Taxing Capital? Not a Bad Idea After All!" (with Juan Carlos Conesa and Dirk Krueger), American Economic Review, 2009, Vol. 99: No. 1.
"U.S. Tax Policy and Health Insurance Demand: Can a Regressive Policy Improve Welfare?" (with Karsten Jeske) Journal of Monetary Economics, 2009, Vol. 56: No.2.
"Entrepreneurship, Taxation and Capital Investment," Review of Economic Dynamics, 2008, Vol. 11: No. 1.
"Global Demographic Trends and Social Security Reform," (with Orazio Attanasio and Gianluca Violante), Journal of Monetary Economics, 2007, Vol. 54: No. 1.