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IWATSUBO KentaroProfessor



Research Interest

Finance, International Finance

Education and Positions
  • B.A. (Economics), Waseda University
  • M.A. (Economics), University of Tokyo
  • Ph.D. (Economics), UCLA
  • Assistant Professor, Hitotsubashi University
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University
Main Publications
  1. "Intraday Seasonality in Efficiency, Liquidity, Volatility and Volume: Platinum and Gold Futures in Tokyo and New York" (co-authored with Clinton Watkins and Tao Xu) Journal of Commodity Markets, forthcoming.
  2. "Quantitative Easing and Liquidity in the Japanese Government Bond Market" (co-authored with Tomoki Taishi), International Review of Finance, forthcoming.
  3. "Order Flows, Fundamentals and Exchange Rates" (co-authored with Ian W. Marsh), International Journal of Finance and Economics, 19, 2014, 251-266.
  4. "The Information Improving Channel of Exchange Rate Intervention: How Do Official Announcements Work?" (co-authored with Satoshi Kawanishi), Journal of Financial Studies, 22, 2, 2014, pp.27-64.
  5. "International Transmission of Business Cycles: Evidence fromDynamic Correlations" (co-authored with Jarko Fidrmuc and Taro Ikeda) Economics Letters, 114, 2012, pp.235-255.
  6. "External Adjustments and Coordinated Exchange Rate Policy in Asia" (co-authored with Eiji Ogawa) Journal of Asian Economics, 20, 2009, pp.225-239.
  7. "Measuring Financial Market Contagion Using Dually-Traded Stocks of Asian Firms" (co-authored with Kazuyuki Inagaki) Journal of Asian Economics, 18, 2007, pp.217-236.
  8. "Bank Capital Shocks and Portfolio Risk: Evidence from Japan" Japan and the World Economy, 19, 2007, pp.166-186.
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