Faculty / School of Business

Yasuo Nishiyama

Professor of Finance and Economics


Yasuo Nishiyama is a professor of finance and economics at Woodbury University. Prior to joining the Woodbury University faculty, he was an economist at Bank of America and, after leaving the Bank, taught at State University of New York, Binghamton, and Pennsylvania State University. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include banking, monetary policy, international finance, applied econometrics, and regional economic growth. He has published his research in various journals such as Journal of Regional Science, Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Eastern Economic Journal, Applied Economics Letters, Journal of Banking and Finance, and others. Professor Nishiyama edited two books on monetary policy and the term structure of interest rates. He serves as a panelist (California economic forecast) for Western Blue Chip State Forecast published monthly by Arizona State University.

Education

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley