Markus Heckel is a Senior Research Fellow at the German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) since November 2018. From 2012 to 2018 he has been working at the Chair for the Study of Economic Institutions, Innovation and East Asian Development at the Goethe University Frankfurt in the Department of Microeconomics and Management. He received his PhD with a study on the Bank of Japan at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Under the DIJ research program “Risks and Opportunities in Japan”, he is currently working on a research project about “Monetary Policy and Central Bank Independence”. Main research interests include macroeconomics, the political economy of central banks and labor economics.
- Japan Society of Monetary Economics (JSME)
- European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)
- German Association for Social Science Research on Japan (VSJF)
- Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)
- Interdisciplinary Centre for East Asian Studies (IZO)
[With: 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.
Negative Interest Rates at the Bank of Japan and Central Banks in Europe
In: Berkofsky, Axel; Hughes, Chris; Midford, Paul; Söderberg, Marie (Ed.) Ripe for Cooperation? EU-Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China and the Crisis of Liberalism. Routledge. pp. 150-168.
[With: Hueppe, Stefan; Zou, Na] Employee Wellbeing in China and Japan: A Media Content Analysis
In: Amelung, Iwo; Bälz, Moritz; Holbig, Heike; Storz, Cornelia (Ed.) Protecting the Weak. Entangled Processes of Framing, Mobilization and Institutionalization in East Asia. Routledge. pp. 166-195.
[With: 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 (Ed.) Central Banking and Financial Stability in East Asia. Springer International Publishing. pp. 25-44.
The Bundesbank Executive Sarrazin – Implications for the German and European Central Bank
In: Institute for International Monetary Affairs, Newsletter No. 33, September 2010.
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.
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.
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.