Fellows & Grantees

Ryo Horii

Abe Fellowship 2013
Project Title
The Dynamics of US-Japan Current Account Imbalance: Focusing on the Difference in the Saving-Investment Behavior over the Process of Economic Growth
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Tohoku University


Ryo Horii is a professor of economics at the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), Osaka University. His research focuses on the dynamic aspects of macroeconomics, particularly on the trajectories of long-term economic development and their differences across countries. He was awarded 2013 Abe Fellowship on his project on the international difference in the saving-investment behavior over the process of economic growth, and is currently working on the project at Brown University. After graduating in Mathematical Engineering from Kyoto University, he took Ph.D. in Economic at Osaka University in 2006. He was appointed as an associate professor and then a professor at Tohoku University until 2014, before returning to Osaka University. His papers have been published in international journals, such as Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Oxford Economic Papers, etc. He is also serving an associate editor of International Economic Review.