HHB welcomes Kyoji Fukao - Professor at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, as well as a Program Director and Faculty Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) - joins HHB Researchers.
Other positions include: Vice-Chairperson of the Working Party on Industry Analysis (WPIA), OECD; Member of the Executive Committee of the Asian Historical Economics Society (AHES); External Research Associate at the Centre on Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), Warwick University.
He has published widely on productivity, international economics, economic history, and related topics in journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Income and Wealth, Explorations in Economic History, and Economica. In addition, he is the author of Japan’s Economy and the Two Lost Decades (Nikkei Publishing Inc., in Japanese) and, with Tsutomu Miyagawa, the editor of Productivity and Japan’s Economic Growth: Industry-Level and Firm-Level Studies Based on the JIP Database (University of Tokyo Press, in Japanese).
Dr. Guilera holds an Agricultural Technical Engineering (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, 2000), a BA in Economics (University of Barcelona, 2004) and a PhD in Economic History (University of Barcelona, 2014), with a dissertation on Income inequality in historical perspective, Portugal (1890-2006).
He has several publications on Portuguese historical inequality: "The evolution of top income and wealth shares in Portugal since 1936", Revista de Historia Económica / Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History (2010); “Regional Incomes in Portugal: Industrialisation, Integration and Inequality, 1890-1980”, Revista de Historia Económica / Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History (2012, with Marc Badia-Miró and Pedro Lains); “Wage inequality in a developing open economy: Portugal, 1944-1984”, Scandinavian Economic History Review (2013, with Pedro Lains and Ester Gomes).
He has worked as an economic advisor for the Unions in the period 1978-88, and later participated in several studies on decentralized negotiations. He deals with Trade union behavior and Economics of Education. He was a member of the Government Commission for the reorganization of school cycles (July 2000).
She is Director of RECent, a Research Fellow of CEPR and IZA and a member of the scientific council of CHILD. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and held visiting positions at the European University Institute, Royal Holloway, New York University, the Catholic University of Louvain and IGIER-Bocconi. Her recent research has focused on political economy, macroeconomic dynamics, and the interaction between economic growth and institutions in a historical perspective. She has written contributions on the political economy of the welfare state, migration policy, the economics of education, labor market institutions, the impact of colonization, and the economics of information.
He holds a BA in Economics and History (2003), a MPhil in Economics (Thesis: Is Fiscal Policy Keynesian? Fiscal Policy in Western Countries: an empirical study, 2005) and a PhD in Economics (Thesis: Growing unequal? Essays on inequality, economic growth and development, 2009) from the University of Oslo.
His main research interest are inequality and economic growth in the long run. Publications: Inequality in the very long run: inferring inequality from data on social groups, Journal of Economic Inequality 13(2), 2015; Estimating occupational mobility with covariates, Economics Letters 133, 2015.