NIREI Makoto

NIREI Makoto

NIREI Makoto

Faculty Fellow (until March 31, 2012)

Associate Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University

Activities at RIETI

Expertise

Firm Dynamics, Macroeconomics, Complex Systems

Research Projects

Education

2002 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago
1996 M.A. in Economics, The University of Tokyo
1994 B.A. in Economics, The University of Tokyo

Experience

2008 Associate Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Carleton University
2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Utah State University
2001 Post-doctoral Fellow, Santa Fe Institute

Selected Publications and Papers

Working Papers
"Pareto Distributions in Economic Growth Models," Hitotsubashi University IIR Working Paper #09-05, July 2009

"Detecting Endogenous Effects by Aggregate Distributions: A Case of Lumpy Investments," Hitotsubashi University IIR Working Paper #09-03, May 2009 (with Chaoqun Lai)

"Aggregate Fluctuations of Discrete Investments," Hitotsubashi University IIR Working Paper #08-08, December 2008

Papers Published in Refereed Journals
"A Two Factor Model of Income Distribution Dynamics," Review of Income and Wealth, 53(3): 440-459, 2007 (with Wataru Souma)

"Quantifying Borrowing Constraints and Precautionary Savings," Review of Economic Dynamics, 9: 353-363, 2006

"Threshold Behavior and Aggregate Fluctuation," Journal of Economic Theory, 127: 309-322, 2006