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Kenjiro Hori

Lecturer in Economics and Finance
Chair of Sub-board of Examiners BSc Economics / Financial Economics / Financial Economics with Accounting
MA, MPhil, PhD (Cambridge)
Chartered Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan (CMA)

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Research Interests

  • Incentives in Banking Regulations, Theory of Finance, Search Theory, Theory of Firm, Contract Theory


  • "Directed Search, Rationing and Wage Dispersion", April 2009, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, Vol. 9: Iss. 1 (Topics), Article 11. (Originally circulated as "Wage-Directed Job match with Multiple Applications and Multiple Vacancies: The Optimal Job Application Strategy and Wage Dispersion", Birkbeck Working Paper 0711)
  • "Report on the Cost of Capital", September 2006, Smithers & Co. Ltd. report provided to Ofgem, co-authored with S. Wright, R. Mason, S. Satchell and M. Baskaya

Working Papers

Research in Progress

  • Incentive issues associated with CoCo bonds
  • Black-Scholes Option Pricing in Risk-Averse Measure
  • Two-Rounded Job Matching
  • Heterogeneity in Matching with Correlated Preferences
  • Optimal Wage Contracts under Multiple Uncertainties


  • MSc Economics / Financial Economics, Microeconomics
  • MSc Finance / Computing for Financial Services, Financial Markets
  • Graduate Diploma in Finance, Mathematical Finance (2014-15)
  • MSc Economics / Financial Economics, September Maths, (Sep 2010)
  • BSc(Econ) Financial Economics, Introduction to Economics, (2004-6)


Contact details

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7631 6424
Room: 728
Office Hours: email for appointment

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