Macroeconomics, International Finance
B.A., Hitotsubashi University
M.A., Hitotsubashi University
M.A., Duke University
Ph.D., Duke University
Research and Teaching Interests：
Michiru received her Ph.D. in economics from Duke University. Her current research interests include international business cycles and the dynamics of international relative prices. In Sophia, she teaches macroeconomics, international finance, and contemporary Japanese economy.
- “Financial Constraints, Firm Entry, and Exchange Rate Pass-Through,” Economics Letters, Vol. 125 (1), 2014, pp. 143-147.
- “Japan’s Monetary and Financial Cooperation – From a Viewpoint of the Spillover Effects of Currency Misalignment,” (with Eiji Ogawa) Public Policy Review, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance Japan, vol. 10(1), 2014, pp. 33-52.
- “News-Driven International Business Cycles,” The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics (Topics), Vol. 13 (1), 2013, pp. 751-793.
Faculty of Liberal Arts
|IBE201||PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS|
|IBE430||ECONOMIC SURVEY OF CONTEMPORARY JAPAN|
Graduate Program in Global Studies