Ikuo Takei

Associate Professor I of Finance at the Asia School of Business in collaboration with MIT Sloan and Research Affiliate at MIT Sloan. 

Ph.D. in Finance, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

Research Fields: 

Corporate Finance, Banking, and Macroeconomics.

CV, Google Scholar


How to pronounce my first name? Please try IY-Kuw-ow


Work in Progress: 

Private Firm Debt Structure (with Kuan Liu). 

A Quantitative Model of Corporate Reputation Building in Debt Markets and Firm Dynamics.

Job Market Paper. 

A Finalist for CEF 2021 Student Contest. 

Bank CEO Compensation to Enhance Stability.

Awarded the Research Grant 2020, Yu-cho Foundation

Published Papers

Loan Interest Rate Pass-through and Changes after the Financial Crisis: Japan’s Evidence (with Tomiyuki Kitamura, and Ichiro Muto). 

Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2016. 

Japan's Financial Crises and Lost Decades (with Naohisa Hirakata, Nao Sudo, and Kozo Ueda). 

Japan and the World Economy, 2016. 

[replication material]

Macro Stress Testing at the Bank of Japan (with Tomiyuki Kitamura, Satoko Kojima, Koji Nakamura, and Kojiro Takahashi). 

BOJ Reports and Research Papers, 2014.