Ph.D in Economics
(Osaka University)


Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions

Specialized Fields

The role of banks, Loan market in Japan, relationship banking, small business finance, trade credit

Fields of Interest

The role of banks, financial contract, banking in Japan, financial system architecture

Current Research

  • Uchida, H. and G. Udell, “Banking in Japan,” in A. Berger, P. Molyneux, and J. Wilson eds., Oxford Handbook of Banking, 2nd edition, Ch. 36, Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • Hosono, K., D. Miyakawa, T. Uchino, M. Hazama, A. Ono, H. Uchida, I. Uesugi, “Natural Disasters, Damage to Banks, and Firm Investment,” International Economic Review, vol. 57, pp. 1335-1370, 2016.
  • Uchida, H., D. Miyakawa, K. Hosono, A. Ono, T. Uchino, I. Uesugi, “Financial Shocks, Bankruptcy, and Natural Selection,” Japan and the World Economy, vol 36, pp.123-135, 2015.
  • Hattori, M., K. Shintani, and H. Uchida, “The Repository of Soft Information within Bank Organizations,” Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, vol.47, pp. 730-770, 2015.
  • Ogura, Y. and Uchida, H., “Bank Consolidation and Soft Information Acquisition in Small Business Lending,” Journal of Financial Services Research, vol. 49, pp. 173-200, 2014.
  • Homma, T., Y. Tsutsui, and H. Uchida, “Firm Growth and Efficiency in the Banking Industry: A New Test of the Efficient Structure Hypothesis,” Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 40, pp. 143-153, 2014.