Futoshi Narita

Last Updated: September 06, 2021

Futoshi Narita

Futoshi Narita is a Senior Economist in the Research Department of the IMF. His research interests include macroeconomics, finance, and development.

Email: FNARITA@imf.org

Personal WebPage: https://ideas.repec.org/f/pna547.html

Fluent In: Japanese.

Education:

Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 2011

M.A., Economics, University of Minnesota, 2010

M.A., Economics, University of Tokyo, 2005

B.A., Economics, University of Tokyo, 2003


Current Position:

Senior Economist, Development Macroeconomics Division, Research Department


IMF Career:

Economist, Development Macroeconomics Division, Research Department

Economist, Development Issues Unit, Strategy, Policy, and Review Department

Economist (Economist Program), Western II Division, African Department

Economist (Economist Program), Concessional Financing Division, Finance Department


Field of Expertise:

Macro-Financial Issues

Development Economics

Poverty and Inequality

Futoshi Narita

Futoshi Narita is a Senior Economist in the Research Department of the IMF. His research interests include macroeconomics, finance, and development.

Email: FNARITA@imf.org

Personal WebPage: https://ideas.repec.org/f/pna547.html

Fluent In: Japanese.

Education:

Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 2011

M.A., Economics, University of Minnesota, 2010

M.A., Economics, University of Tokyo, 2005

B.A., Economics, University of Tokyo, 2003


Current Position:

Senior Economist, Development Macroeconomics Division, Research Department


IMF Career:

Economist, Development Macroeconomics Division, Research Department

Economist, Development Issues Unit, Strategy, Policy, and Review Department

Economist (Economist Program), Western II Division, African Department

Economist (Economist Program), Concessional Financing Division, Finance Department


Field of Expertise:

Macro-Financial Issues

Development Economics

Poverty and Inequality

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Macroeconomic Research in Low-income Countries , Departmental Paper No 2021/006 , March 24, 2021

In Search of Information: Use of Google Trends’ Data to Narrow Information Gaps for Low-income Developing Countries , Working Paper No. 18/286 , December 14, 2018

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries , Working Paper No. 18/155 , July 06, 2018

Macro-Structural Policies and Income Inequality in Low-Income Developing Countries , Staff Discussion Notes No. 17/01 , January 26, 2017

Dollarization in Sub-Saharan Africa : Experiences and Lessons , African Departmental Paper No. 15/4 , May 15, 2015

IMF Occasional Papers, Pamphlets, and Special Issues Papers

Macroeconomic Policies and Income Inequality in Low-Income Developing Countries, with Stefania Fabrizio and others, Staff Discussion Note, 17/01, January 26, 2017.

Publications in Journals (Refereed)

Resource Reallocation and Zombie Lending in Japan in the 1990s, with Hyeog Ug Kwon and Machiko Narita, Review of Economic Dynamics, 18:4, 709-732, October 2015.

Emerging and Developing Economies: Entering a Rough Patch or Protracted Low Gear?, with Rupa Duttagupta, Journal of Policy Modeling, 39:4, 680-698, July-August 2017.