Faculty



Robert Dekle

Professor of Economics

Contact Information
E-mail: dekle@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-3528
Office: KAP 324E

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Education

  • B.A. Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1/1981
  • Ph.D. Economics, Yale University, 1/1988

  • Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

    • Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, 04/01/2004-  
    • Associate Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, 07/01/2000-03/01/2004  
    • Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, 09/01/1998-06/01/2000  
    • Shimomura Fellow, The Japan Development Bank, Tokyo, 01/01/1999  
    • Staff Economist, Japan, Korea, and Indonesia, Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund, 09/01/1995-08/01/1998  
    • Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, 01/01/1994-01/01/1995  
    • Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, University of Indonesia, 01/01/1994  
    • Assistant Professor of Economics and International Relations, Boston University, 01/01/1988-01/01/1994  
    • Consultant, U.S.-Japan Foundation, 01/01/1993  
    • Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 01/01/1993  
    • Consultant, East Asian Miracle Project, World Bank, 01/01/1992-01/01/1993  
    • Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 01/01/1989  
    • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Center for International Affairs, 01/01/1987-01/01/1988  
    • Visiting Scholar, Institute for Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Japanese Ministry of Finance, 01/01/1985-01/01/1986  

    Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    Professor Dekle studies international finance, open-economy and development, macroeconomics and the economies of Japan and East Asia.
    Research Keywords
    Macroeconomics
    Research Specialties
    International Finance, Open Economy and Development, The Economies of Japan and East Asia

    Publications


    Book
    • Dekle, R. (2005). Understanding Japanese Saving: Does Population Aging Matter?. Routledge-Curzon.

    Book Chapter
    • Dekle, R., Fukao, K. (2011). The Japan-U.S. Exchange Rate, Productivity, and the Competitiveness of Japanese Industries". Japan's Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnatio MIT Press.
    • Dekle, R., Fukao, K. (2009). Japan's Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnation. MIT Press.
    • Dekle, R. (2004). Exchange Rate Passthrough to Export Prices. (Vol. 6). Exchange Rate Regimes in East Asia/Routledge.

    Journal Article
    • Dekle, R., Vandenbroucke, G. (2012). A Quantitative Analysis of China's Structural Transformation. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. (January 2012)
    • Dekle, R., Vandenbroucke, G. (2010). Whither Chinese Growth?. Review of Development Economics.
    • Dekle, R., Chakraborty, S. (2009). Global Imbalances, Productivity Differentials, and Financial Integration. IMF Staff Papers.
    • Dekle, R., Chakraborty, S. (2009). Can International Productivity Differences Explain U.S. Current Account Deficits?. Review of International Economics.
    • Dekle, R., Eaton, J., Kortum, S. (2009). Global Rebalancing with Gravity: Measuring the Burden of Adjustment. IMF Staff Papers. (2009)
    • Dekle, R. (2007). A Reexamination of the Exchange Rate Disconnect Puzzle. American Economic Review.
    • Dekle, R. (2007). Exchange Rate Fluctuations, Financing Constraints, Hedging, and Exports: Evidence from Firm Level Data. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money.
    • Dekle, R. (2007). Unbalanced Trade. American Economic Review.
    • Dekle, R. (2006). The Thai Currency Crisis: Financing Constraints, High Fixed Costs, and Corporate Governance. Asian Economic Papers, MIT Press.
    • Dekle, R. (2005). Exchange Rate Exposure and Foreign Market Competition: Evidence from Japanese Firms. Journal of Business/University of Chicago. Vol. NA
    • Dekle, R. (2004). Financing Consumption in an Aging Japan: The Role of Foreign Capital Inflows and Immigration. Journal of Japanese and International Economies/Elsevier. Vol. 15

    Teaching Innovations and Multimedia Teaching

    • Internet Based Teaching, Recorded and on College Website, 2009-2010   

    Honors and Awards

    • Haynes Foundation Faculty Fellowship, 3/2000-2001  
    • Fulbright Award, Fellowship to Japan, 1985  

    Service to the Profession


    Editorships and Editorial Boards
    • Chief Editor, Japan and the Word Economy, 2005-  
    • Associate Editor, Economics Bulletin, 01/01/2003-  




  • University of Southern California
  • Department of Economics
  • Phone: (213) 740-8335
  • Department Chair: Geert Ridder (213) 740-7432