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Markus Heckel

Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Seit November 2018

heckel@dijtokyo.org

Markus Heckel ist seit November 2018 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am DIJ Tokyo. Er studierte Regionalwissenschaften Japan mit Schwerpunkt Volkswirtschaftslehre an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Von 2012 bis 2018 war er als Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Professur für Institutionen- und Innovationsökonomik der Goethe Universität Frankfurt tätig. Seine Promotion über die Bank of Japan schloss er an der Universität Duisburg-Essen ab. Aktuell arbeitet er im Rahmen des DIJ-Forschungsprogramms „Risiken und Chancen in Japan” an dem Projekt „Geldpolitik und Zentralbankunabhängigkeit”. Seine Forschungsinteressen liegen auf den Gebieten der Makroökonomie, Wirtschaftspolitik und Zentralbanken sowie der Arbeitsmarktökonomik.

Mitgliedschaften

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Artikel

2018
[Mit: Genda, Yuji; Kambayashi Ryo] Employees who do not know their labor contract term and the implications for working conditions: Evidence from Japanese and Spanish micro data
In: Japan and the World Economy.
2018
Negative Interest Rates at the Bank of Japan and Central Banks in Europe
In: Berkofsky, Axel; Hughes, Chris; Midford, Paul; Söderberg, Marie (Hg.) Ripe for Cooperation? EU-Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China and the Crisis of Liberalism. Routledge. pp. 150-168.
2018
[Mit: Hueppe, Stefan; Zou, Na] Employee Wellbeing in China and Japan: A Media Content Analysis
In: Amelung, Iwo; Bälz, Moritz; Holbig, Heike; Storz, Cornelia (Hg.) Protecting the Weak. Entangled Processes of Framing, Mobilization and Institutionalization in East Asia. Routledge. pp. 166-195.
2015
[Mit: Bälz, Moritz] The Independence of the Bank of Japan in the Light of Statutory Rules and Central Bank Independence Indices
In: Rövekamp, Bälz and Hilpert (Hg.) Central Banking and Financial Stability in East Asia. Springer International Publishing. pp. 25-44.
2010
The Bundesbank Executive Sarrazin – Implications for the German and European Central Bank
In: Institute for International Monetary Affairs, Newsletter No. 33, September 2010.
2008
The Separation of Monetary and Fiscal Policy. A Golden Rule for the Bank of Japan?
In: Institute for International Monetary Affairs, Newsletter No. 20, October 2008.

Rezenzionen

2016
Book Review of “The Evolution of Central Banking and Monetary Policy in the Asia-Pacific”, by Akhand Akhtar Hossain (author)
In: East Asian Integration Studies, 2016, Vol. 9, no. 11.
2011
Modern Monetary Policy in Theory and Practice - Central Banking and Financial Markets [Gendai no Kin'yū Seisaku - Riron to Jissai] by Shirakawa Masaaki
In: Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 2, Book Review No. 4 / 2011.

Vorträge

1. September 2017
Negative Interest Rate Policy and the Role of Monetary Policy Decision-Making: The Case of the Bank of Japan. EAJS Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

29. Juni 2017
Negative Interest Rate Policy and the Role of Central Bank Accountability: The Case of the Bank of Japan. paper to present at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), University Claude Bernard 1, Lyon, France.

9. Juni 2017
Uncertainty over Labor Contract Duration: Evidence from Japanese and Spanish Micro Data. EJARN conference: Monetary Policy in Japan and Europe, Goethe University Frankfurt.

13. März 2017
Uncertainty over Labor Contract Duration: Evidence from Japanese and Spanish Micro Data. Workshop for young economists, Hitotsubashi University, Institute of Economic Research.

19. Januar 2017
Monetary Policy and Central Bank Transparency of the Bank of Japan. Guest lecture for the lecture „Central Bank Transparency“ (Per Nymand-Andersen, European Central Bank).

24. Juni 2016
Uncertainty over Labor Contract Duration: Evidence from Japanese Micro Data. Paper presented at the SASE 2016 Conference at the University of California, Berkeley, June 24 - 26, 2016 at the session "Protecting the Weak": Social Justice and Wellbeing in China and Japan (organized by Markus Heckel and Ioan Trifu).

17. Juni 2016
Negative Interest Rates at the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank. Paper presented at the EJARN Annual Conference”, University of Warwick.

2. Juli 2015
Time and Risk Preference in Japan. (With Na Zou), SASE 27th Annual Conference, London School of Economics.

13. März 2015
Risk Preference, Subjective Wellbeing and Consumption Behavior. A Cross-Country Comparison between China, Japan and the US. (With Na Zou) at Duisburg-Frankfurt Workshop, Goethe University Frankfurt.

Curriculum Vitae


2012 - 2018
Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Abteilung für Management und Mikroökonomie, Professur für Institutionen- und Innovationsökonomik, insb. Japan/Ostasien

2014 - 2017
Wisschenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, “Protecting the Weak” Projekt (Volkswagen Stiftung), Goethe Universität Frankfurt

2007 - 2014
Universität Duisburg-Essen, Lehrstuhl für Ostasienwirtschaft / Japan und Korea, Promotion zum Dr. rer. oec

1999 - 2006
Studium der Regionalwissenschaft Japan mit Schwerpunkt Wirtschaft an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn