|Institution||Asian Growth Research Institute|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Dale W. Jorgenson|
|Awards||Nakahara Prize (2001)|
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
Charles Yuji Horioka (born September 7, 1956 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a Japanese-American economist. He lives in Japan. Horioka earned his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. Now he is Research Professor at the Asian Growth Research Institute in Kitakyushu City, Japan. He has taught at Stanford, Columbia, Kyoto, and Osaka Universities. Recently, he was Vea Family Professor of Technology and Evolutionary Economics Centennial at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, from 2013 until 2014. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He was Co-Editor of the International Economic Review until 2013.
He mainly studies macroeconomics, household and family economics, the Japanese economy, and other Asian economies. He has written many academic articles about consumption, saving, and bequest behavior and parent-child relations in Japan, the United States, China, India, Korea, and Asia.
He wrote an article with Martin Feldstein called "Domestic Saving and International Capital Flows." Economic Journal published it in 1980. Horioka showed a positive correlation between long-term savings and investment rates across countries. This is called the Feldstein–Horioka puzzle. The article is a reference for many other articles in international finance.