HATTORI, Masazumi (Masa)
Faculty Member with Seminar
HATTORI, Masazumi (Masa)
FIC Finance, FIC Career Services Office


Corporate Finance 1 (MBA), Economics for Managers (MBA), Game and Contract Theory for Management and Finance Studies (DBA)
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Masazumi Hattori is professor of finance and economics at the School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University Business School (Hitotsubashi ICS). Prior to joining Hitotsubashi ICS in 2020, he was a professor at Hitotsubashi University's Institute of Economic Research (2015-2018) and at the College of Economics, Nihon University (2019-2020). He served at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) from 2012 to 2015 and the Bank of Japan from 1991 to 2019, primarily engaged in research and analysis on global and domestic financial markets and economies. He was also a Visiting Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science from 2003 to 2005. His research covers topics on monetary policy, international finance, corporate finance, financial regulation and banking. He has been solicited to express his views on contemporary economic and finance issues in the media such as the Nikkei. He has also taken the role of lecturer in EMBA programs of foreign business schools and intellectual training programs for executive candidates at large corporations.

Professor Hattori served as the Managing Editor of Japanese Economic Review from 2015 to 2018. He is TCER Fellow and a member of the Financial Economics Study Group at the Financial Services Agency, as well of the Research Group on Dynamics of Corporate Finance and Behavior at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Professor Hattori holds a B.A. in Economics from Hitotsubashi University (1991) and a M.Phil. and D.Phil. in Economics from the University of Oxford (1997 and 1999, respectively). He also studied business administration at the University of California, Berkeley, as a university exchange student from Hitotsubashi University from 1989 to 1990.