Tomohide Mineyama

Ph.D. in Economics, Boston College [CV]


This is my personal website. The views expressed on this website are those of mine and should not be interpreted as those of the International Monetary Fund.

Research Interests

Monetary economics, Macroeconomics, Macroeconometrics

Contact Information

Economist, International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C., U.S.

E-mail: tomohide.mineyama[at]

Working Papers

first draft: March 2018, last update: October 2020.

last update: April 2021.

last update: June 2020.

  • "Dynamic Priors for VARs," with Dongho Song and Jenny Tang

last update: April 2018, draft upon request.


  • "Optimal Inflation Rates in a Non-linear New Keynesian Model: The Case of Japan and the U.S.," with Wataru Hirata and Kenji Nishizaki

(accepted, International Journal of Central Banking), working paper version.

Work in Progress

  • "The User Cost of Labor: New Evidence from Japan"

Other research work at the Bank of Japan

with Wataru Hirata and Toshitaka Maruyama

Bank of Japan Working Paper Series No.20-E-4, July 2020.

with Wataru Hirata and Kenji Nishizaki

Bank of Japan Research Laboratory Series No.19-E-2, July 2019.