Sophia University

Academics Professors Information

SAKANE Michiru
坂根 みちる

Associate Professor
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.

Email: michiru-s[at]sophia.ac.jp
Tel: 03-3238-4055
Office: 10-541

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • "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.

COURSES

Faculty of Liberal Arts
Courses No Title 2021 Semester Offered
IBE201 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS Spring
IBE323
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
Autumn
IBE430
ECONOMIC SURVEY OF CONTEMPORARY JAPAN
Autumn
IBE434
ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS
Not offered
Graduate Program in Global Studies
Course No. Title 2021 Semester offered
 BD521Z  INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS  Spring