Charles Yuji Horioka
University of The Philippines
Charles Yuji Horioka is a Professor in the School of Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, The Philippines, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. His specialties are macroeconomics, the Japanese economy, and the Asian economies, and he has written more than a hundred scholarly articles on household saving, consumption, bequest, and co-residence behavior and parent-child relations in Japan, the United States, China, India, and other Asian economies. His path-breaking article on the so-called “Feldstein-Horioka paradox” is one of the most widely cited papers in international finance. He has more citations than any other economist in the Philippines or in Southeast Asia, according to Research Papers in Economics (RePEc). He served as Co-Editor of the /International Economic Review/ for 15 years and is also on the editorial boards of several other journals. He received his B.A. magna cum laude with High Honors in Economics from Harvard College and his Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University. He taught at Stanford, Columbia, Kyoto, and Osaka Universities before assuming his present position. In 2001, he was awarded the Seventh Japanese Economic Association/Nakahara Prize, which is given annually to the most outstanding Japanese economist aged 45 or younger.