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Waseda University
Faculty of Political Science and Economics School of Political Science and Economics
Job title
Doctor of Economics
Research funding number

Research Areas


Committee Memberships

Socio-Economic History  Member of Editorial Board
Socio-Economic History Society  Executive Director
Jun 2016
Japan Society of Monetary Economics  Executive Director
Jan 2018
Explorations in Economic History  Member of Editorial Board

Published Papers

Kohei Kawamura, Yohei Kobashi, Masato Shizume, Kozo Ueda
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Masato Shizume
Nichigin   56 22-25   Dec 2018   [Invited]
Masato Shizume
Report of the Renewal of Parmanent Exhibition of the Currency Museum      Mar 2017
A History of Silver
Masato Shizume
Tokyo International Coin Convention   27 20-29   Apr 2016   [Invited]

Books etc

Handbook of the History of Money and Currency
Battilossi, Stefano, Youssef Cassis and Kazuhiko Yago (Part:Contributor)
Springer   Jul 2018   ISBN:978-981-10-0622-7
Sveriges Riksbank 350 Years: A Central Bank in a World of Central Banks
Tor Jacobson, Daniel Waldenström and Rodney Edvinsson (Part:Contributor)
Cambridge University Press   May 2018   ISBN:9781107193109
Coping with Financial Panics: Some Lessons from Financial History
Isao Suto and Hugh Rockoff (eds.) (Part:Contributor)
Springer Studies in Economic History   2018   ISBN:978-981-10-6195-0
The Turning Point of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: Building A Sustainable System is Crucial
Masato Shizume
Nikkei Shinbun   Mar 2017   
The 75th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor: A Doomsday Approach toward A Strong Army
Masato Shizume
Asahi Shinbun   Dec 2016   

Research Grants & Projects

Empirical approach to the emergence and evolution of credy money
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2022
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2022
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2019
On the Transformation of the Monetary System in Japan : Evolution of the Modern Payment System in the Global Context
On the methodology of this project, we adopted an approach of comparative analysis focusing on not the dissimilarities but the similarity in payment across different regions and periods. Similarities here refer to diversity of the currency, multi-...
Efficiency of the securities and commodities markets and the formulation of expectation during interwar period in Japan