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TOMOO KIKUCHI
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT of ECONOMICS
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

       
Appointment: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Office: AS2/05/24
Email: ecstk@nus.edu.sg
Tel: (65) 6516 8138
Fax: (65) 6775 2646
Homepage: http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/ecstk/
  
 
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Brief Introduction Top

I have joined the Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore as Senior Research Fellow in July 2014. Visit me at my new webpage.  

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore, 2007-Present
  • Research Assistant, Department of Economics, Bielefeld University, 2001-2007

VISITING POSITIONS

  • Visiting Scholar, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fall 2011
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Fall 2011

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D in Economics, Bielefeld University, 2007
  • M.Sc. in Economics, University of Warwick, 2001
  • Diploma in Economics University of Warwick, 2000
  • B.A. in International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University, 1999
    Exchange Scholarship, University of Tübingen, 1997-1998
    Major in English Literature 1995-1997, Meiji Gakuin University


Teaching Areas Top

  • International Economics I (EC3341)
  • Macroeconomic Analysis (EC4102)
  • Growth Theory (EC5372)
  • Advanced Mathematical Economics (EC6104)


Research Interests Top

  • Economic Dynamics
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Financial Market Globalization
  • Asset Bubbles
  • Politcal Economy in East Asia


Publications Top

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • Risk, Factor Substitution, and Asset Market Integration
    (with Volker Bhm and George Vachadze)
    Dynamik internationaler Mrkte, W. Franz, H.J. Ramser and M. Stadler (eds.), Mohr Siebeck, 49-69, 2007
  • Dynamics of Endogenous Business Cycles and Exchange Rate Volatility
    (with Volker Bhm)
    Exchange Rate Modelling: Where Do We Stand?, P. De Grauwe (eds.), MIT Press, 169-205, 2005

ARTICLES IN JOURNAL

  • Natural Resources and Patterns of Overtaking
    (with Volker Böhm and George Vachadze)
    International Journal of Economic Theory,  10, 167-177, 2014
  • Endogenous Inequality and Fluctuations in a Two-Country Model
    (with John Stachurski)
    Journal of Economic Theory, 144, 1560-1571, 2009
  • Asset Pricing and Productivity Growth: The Role of Consumption Scenarios
    (with Volker Bhm and George Vachadze)
    Computational Economics, 32, 163-181, 2008
  • International Asset Markets, Nonconvergence, and Endogenous Fluctuation
    Journal of Economic Theory, 139, 310-335, 2008

THESES/DISSERTATIONS

  • Inequality of Nations, Endogenous Fluctuations, and Financial Market Globalization: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Approach
    Bielefeld University, PhD Dissertation

WORKING PAPERS

  • Transaction Costs, Span of Control and Competitive Equilibrium (February 2014)
    (with Kazuo Nishimura and John Stachurski)
    revise and resubmit at Journal of Economic Theory
  • Effects of Economic Growth on Aggregate Savings Rates: The Role of Poverty and Borrowing Constraints (February 2014)
    (with Markus Brueckner and George Vachadze)
  • Divergent Bubbles in a Small Open Economy (December 2013)
    (with Athakrit Thepmongkol)
    See the technical note below for a more detailed proof of Proposition 4 and 5.
  • Financial Liberalization: Poverty Trap or Chaos (December 2013)
    (with George Vachadze)
  • Bubbles and Crowding-in of Capital via a Savings Glut (December 2013)
    (with Marten Hillebrand and Masaya Sakuragawa)
  • A Mechanism for Booms and Busts in Housing Prices (November 2013)
    (with Marten Hillebrand)
    resubmitted to Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Ranking Reversal Cycles: Financial Market Globalization and Entrepreneurial Risk (October 2013)
    (with George Vachadze)
  • Financial Market Imperfections and Self-fulfilling Beliefs (October 2013)
    (with George Vachadze)

WORK IN PROGRESS

  • Global Public Goods and the Hegemonic Structure
    (with Huynh Khanh Ngoc Han)
  • The Hidden Insights of the Negative Discount Planner
    (with Kazuo Nishimura and John Stachurski)

SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL

  • Technical Note for "Divergent Bubbles in a Small Open Economy" (May 2013)
     

NEWS PAPER ARTICLES

  • Ensuring a Win-Win Situation in Trade, The Straits Times, December 6, 2012

Other Information Top

I coordinate the Macro Reading Group at NUS. If anyone would like to present a paper or to be included in the mailing list, please let me know. People outside NUS are welcome.


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