Portland State University
Hiro Ito (PhD University of California, Santa Cruz) is Professor of Economics at Portland State University, Oregon. His areas of focus are financial development, financial globalization, and macroeconomic interlinkages between countries. He has recently published in Journal of Development Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Review of International Economics. Ito received his Ph.D. in economics from University of California, Santa Cruz and M.A. in international relations from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. Before joining PSU, he was a visiting instructor at Claremont McKenna College, California.