京都大学 大学院経済学研究科・経済学部

DEPARTMENT FACULTY

Professor

Shinichi Nishiyama

Degree (Awarding Institution)
Ph.D. Economics (University of Pennsylvania)
COURSES
TAUGHT
Undergraduate: Intermediate Macroeconomics (or Macroeconomics 2)
Graduate: Applied Macroeconomic Analysis
Membership of Professional Organizations
  • American Economic Association
  • Econometric Society
Main field of Research and Instruction

Macroeconomics, Computational Economics, Public Finance

Topic(s) of Research in Progress

An aging population and U.S. Social Security reform plans
How to close the fiscal gap (or how to make the fiscal policies sustainable)
The effect of Social Security spousal and survivors benefits

Selected Publications
  • “Fiscal Policy Effects in a Heterogeneous-Agent OLG Economy with an Aging Population,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 61, pp. 114-132, December 2015.
  • “The Budgetary and Welfare Effects of Tax-Deferred Retirement Saving Accounts,” Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 95, Nos. 11-12, pp. 1561-1578, December 2011.
  • “Does Social Security Privatization Produce Efficiency Gains?” (with Kent Smetters) Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 122, No. 4, pp. 1677-1719, November 2007.
  • “Consumption Taxes and Economic Efficiency with Idiosyncratic Wage Shocks,” (with Kent Smetters) Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, No. 5, pp. 1088-1115, October 2005.
  • “Bequests, Inter Vivos Transfers, and Wealth Distribution,” Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 892-931, October 2002.
Contact Information
Office: Law and Economics East 812
Tel: 075-753-3439
E-mail: nishiyama*econ.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)