Network Models

  1. “Trend-driven information cascades on random networks”, T. Kobayashi, Physical Review E 92, 062823, 2015.

  2. “Cascades in multiplex financial networks with debts of different seniority”, Charles D. Brummitt and T. Kobayashi, Physical Review E 91, 062813, 2015.

    This article is featured by APS Physics and the Kobe University News

  3. “A model of financial contagion with variable asset returns may be replaced with a simple threshold model of cascades”, T. Kobayashi, Economics Letters 124, 113-116, 2014.  [Matlab code]

  4.  Efficient immunization strategies to prevent financial contagion”, T. Kobayashi and Kohei Hasui, Scientific Reports 4, no. 3834, 2014. [Matlab code]

  5. “Network versus portfolio structure in financial systems”, T. Kobayashi, European Physical Journal B, 2013, 86, 10, 434.

Monetary Policy

  1. “A note on expectational stability under non-zero trend inflation”, (with Ichiro Muto). Supplementary Appendix,
    Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2013, 17 (3), 681-693. (W.P. version)

  2. “Firm entry, credit availability and monetary policy”, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2011, 35, (8), 1245-1272.

  3. “Policy irreversibility and interest rate smoothing”, The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 2010, Vol. 10 : Iss. 1 (Topics), Article 30. [Matlab code]

  4. “Announcements and the effectiveness of monetary policy: A view from the US prime rate,” Journal of Banking & Finance, 2009, 33, (12), 2253-2266.

  5. “Incomplete interest rate pass-through and optimal monetary policy,” International Journal of Central Banking, 2008, 4, (3), 77-118.

  6. “Optimal monetary policy and the role of hybrid inflation-price-level targets,” Applied Economics, 2005, 37, (18), 2119-2125.

  7. “A model of monetary unification under asymmetric information,” International Review of Economics & Finance, 2005, 14, (1), 1-15.

  8. “Hybrid inflation-price-level targeting in an economy with output persistence,” Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 51, (5), 641-653.

  9. “Monetary policy uncertainty and interest rate targeting,” Journal of Macroeconomics, 2004, 26, (4), 725-735.

  10. “On the relationship between short- and long-term interest rates,” International Finance, 2004, 7, (2), 261-286.

  11. “Multiplicative uncertainty in a model without inflationary bias,” Economics Letters, 2003, 80, (3), 317-321.