Yumi at Mt. Fuji summit
Tetsu at Mt. Fuji summit
My wife (and me)

I am a Professor of Economics and East Asian Studies. I am a Research Fellow at Tokyo Center for Economic Research (TCER) and a member of Japanese Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee. My research interests are money and banking, political economy, and economy of Japan. I teach courses on Introduction to Economic Theory, Macroeconomic Analysis, Money, Banking and Financial Markets, Economy of Japan, Economies of East Asia, and Quantitative Methods in Economics.