千葉 安佐子/Asako Chiba

Asako Chiba


Areas of Expertise

  • Macro-finance
  • financial crisis
  • network model

Research Program

Quantitative Analysis of Epidemics and Economic Implications

Future Design: Research on Decision-Making Methods for Intergenerational Sustainability


After receiving an MS and BS from the University of Tokyo, worked at Mizuho Securities and Mizuho Trust Bank. Received her PhD from the Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo. Became a research fellow at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in 2016. After working as a researcher at the Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy, joined the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research in 2020.


Chiba, Asako. 2021. "Modeling the effects of contact-tracing apps on the spread of the coronavirus disease: Mechanisms, conditions, and efficiency" PLoS ONE 16(9): e0256151.

Chiba, Asako. 2021. "The effectiveness of mobility control, shortening of restaurants' opening hours, and working from home on control of COVID-19 spread in Japan" Health & Place 70: 102622.

Chiba, Asako. 2021. "Bank capital and liquidity regulation." Journal of Banking Regulation, 1-19.

Kobayashi, Keiichiro; Chiba, Asako. 2020. "Intergenerational Bubbles of Beliefs for Sustainability" Sustainability 12, no. 24: 10652.

Chiba, Asako. "The effects of stringent capital requirements on large financial institutions." Journal of Regulatory Economics 57 (2020): 231–257.

Chiba, Asako. "Essays on the Financial Crisis and Regulation." (dissertation).

Chiba, Asako. “Financial Contagion in Core–Periphery Networks and Real Economy,” Computational Economics 55.3 (2020): 779-800.