Dr Keisuke Otsu
Lecturer in Macroeconomics and Growth
School of Economics, Keynes College, D1.03
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Keisuke (Casey) Otsu is a Lecturer in Macroeconomics and Growth and the Deputy Director of the Macroeconomics, Growth and History Centre (MaGHiC). He received his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2006. He worked at the Bank of Japan, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies as a Research Economist and at Sophia University as an Assistant Professor before moving to the University of Kent in 2010.
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Casey's major fields of interest are quantitative dynamic macroeconomics and open-economy macroeconomic theory. His current research topic includes the link between financial frictions and productivity and the role of expectational shocks on business cycle fluctuations.
Casey's RePec page is http://econpapers.repec.org/RAS/pot13.htm.
- 'Efficiency, Distortions and Factor Utilization during the Interwar Period', with Alex Klein, University of Kent, School of Economics Discussion Papers, 2013, KDPE-1317.
Work in progress
- 'Comparing Nonlinear Solution Methods for Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models: The case for postwar Japanese growth', mimeo, (supported by Bank of Japan Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies).
- 'Producing Leisure', mimeo, University of Kent.
- EC569 Economic Growth (Convenor)
- EC805 Advanced Macroeconomics (Convenor)
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- Mon 09.00-10.00
- Fri 09.00-10.00
Research topics Casey will consider supervising include:
- Financial frictions and business cycles
- International business cycle comovements
- Long run trends in the labor market
- Innovation and economic growth
Projects should be based on theoretical and quantitative analysis.
- Arwa Abuhaimed, registered 2015
- Tehseen Iqbal, registered 2015
- Gustavo Mellior, registered 2015
- Florian Gerth, registered 2014
- Oyakhilome Ibhagui, registered 2014
- Luke Buchanan-Hodgman, registered 2013
- Jonathan Hughes, registered 2011
- Jack Meaning, registered 2010