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Makoto Watanabe (PhD University of Essex) is an associate professor of economics at the Department of Economics at VU Amsterdam and a research fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and CESifo. Previously, he worked at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Spain. He received a VIDI grant from NWO since 2012 and held a visiting position at New York University.

Research

His main research interests are:
(1) Intermediation theory and its applications; (2) Dynamic trading/pricing patterns, (3) Search and matching models; (4) Macroeconomic implications of market transactional problems.

Teaching

BSc: Fundamentals of Macroeconomics (Amsterdam University College)
MSc: Policy Coordination and Decision Making in the EU (VU Amsterdam)
PhD: Topics in Industrial Organization (Tinbergen Institute)

Grants

NWO-VIDI Grant 2012

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Assets Business & Economics
Loans Business & Economics
Intermediation Business & Economics
Durables Business & Economics
Macroeconomics Business & Economics
Fluctuations Business & Economics
Pricing Business & Economics
Collective bargaining Business & Economics

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Selected Research Output 2008 2018

Competition in the presence of individual demand uncertainty

Watanabe, M. & Moller, M., 2016, In : Rand Journal of Economics. 47, 2, p. 273-292 20 p.

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Liquidity constraints in a monetary economy

Ferraris, L. & Watanabe, M., 2012, In : International Economic Review. 53, 3, p. 255-277

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Collateral fluctuations in a monetary economy

Ferraris, L. & Watanabe, M., 2011, In : Journal of Economic Theory. 146, 5, p. 1915-1940

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Assets
Fluctuations
Chaos
Market value
Loans

Advance purchase discounts versus clearance sales

Watanabe, M. & Moller, M., 2010, In : Economic Journal. 120, 547, p. 1125-1148

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A model of merchants

Watanabe, M., 2010, In : Journal of Economic Theory. 145, p. 1865-1889

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