Present Position:

Professor, Faculty of Management, Atomi University
1-9-6 Nakano, Niiza-shi, Saitama 352-8501, Japan
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Fields of Interest:

Economic statistics
Business Cycle Indicators
Asian economy

Ph.D. in Economics, Saitama University, March 2017
B.A. in Economics, Kyoto University, March 1987

Career History:
Professor, Faculty of Management, Atomi University, April 2018 to present.
Director, Statistics Commission Office, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, April 2016 to March 2018
Professor, Faculty of Management, Atomi University, April 2009 to March 2016
Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, Atomi University, April 2002 to March 2009.
Researcher of economic forecast, Japan Center for Economic Research, April 1997-March2002
Visiting Scholor, Center for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University,April 1992-April 1993
Economic Researcher and Staff Writer, Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Japan Economic Journal),April 1987-March 1997

"A Survey of Flash Data and Nowcasting in Japan", "A Dynamic Use of Survey Data and High Frequency Model Forecasting"Chapter1, World Scientific, 2018
'Japan will return with its original power,' East Press,2012
'Economic Forecasting,'Nihon Hyoron Sha,2011
'Introduction to Practical Econometrics,'Nihon Hyoron Sha,2004
e5-year Forecast of Japanese Economy,f (wrote medium-term forecast part, in Japanese) Nikkei, 2000.
eIntroduction to Macroeconomic Forecast,f (co-ed, in Japanese) Nikkei, 2000.

Papers & Articles
"The Impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake on Japanfs Economic Growth", International Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol.7 No.8,July 2015(pp.20-30)
"Monthly GDP and band pass fileter", Todai Shuppankai,2011
"The relevancy of the Japnese economic forecast", Todai Shuppankai, 2007
"Macroeconomic Simulation Model for Envisioning Fiscal Policy in Thailand" (in Japanese), Japanese Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, #469, 2001.'Forecast Formation Style of the Forecast Institute' (joint work with Kazumi Asako, in Japanese) Economic Review (Hitotubashi University) Vol/56 No.3,2005Mihira,T, Yamasawa,N, Seitani,H and Satio,J "Was Quantitative Easing Policy Effective? An Empirical Analysis of the Monetary Policy in Japan during 201-2006"@ESRI Conference,2006'Potential Competitiveness Ranking 2007' Japan Center for Economic Research ,2008
"Modification to GDP Statistics and Business Cycle" (joint work with Tsutomu Miyagawa, in Japanese) , Financial Review, 2001.
"Monthly GDP Gap as an Indicator of Business" (in Japanese) JCER PAPER No.67, JCER, 2000.
"Long-term Outlook of The Thai Economy", JCER Discussion Paper No.56, JCER, 1999. eDevelopment of Monthly GDP Model, (in Japanese) Kenkyu Houkoku No.94, JCER, 2000.
"Robustness of VAR Model and Error Correction Model ? Empirical Study on Fiscal Policy Impacts" (in Japanese), Kenkyu Houkoku No. 93, JCER, 1998.
"Short-Term Macroeconomic Model (SA98 Version): Guidance and Application" (in Japanese), JCER, 1997.


Nakahara Encourage Prize, by The Japan Association of Business Cycle studies(JABC), Nov 2007@


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Date of Birth: May 1962

Place of Birth: Hirohima, Japan

Last update: August 2018