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School of Economics and Finance

Tatsuro Senga



Telephone: +44 20 7882 2951
Room Number: GC509
Office Hours: Monday: 10am - 12pm


Senga Tatsuro is a Lecturer in Economics at Queen Mary University of London.

His research focuses on firm performance and macroeconomic dynamics. Recent projects include measuring uncertainty facing firms and its impact on their decisions about investment, hiring and financing, and studying the impact of uncertainty shocks such as Brexit and the great financial crisis on firm dynamics and macroeconomic productivity. His research on firm-level uncertainty and productivity has led to a series of collaborative projects with the policy institutions of the UK and Japan.

He has been a fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (Japan) and Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (UK). He received a Ph.D from the Ohio State University in 2015. Before starting a Ph.D., He held a position at the desk of open market operations in the Bank of Japan.



  • "Uncertainty, Imperfect Information, and Expectation Formation over the Firm's Life Cycle," 2020, with Chen Cheng, Chang Sun, and Hongyong Zhang.
  • "Aggregate Consequences of Credit Subsidy Policies: Firm Dynamics and Misallocation," 2019, with In Hwan Jo, Review of Economic Dynamics 32 (April): 68-93.
  • "A New Look at Uncertainty Shocks: Imperfect Information and Misallocation," 2018.
  • "Default Risk and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Economy with Production Heterogeneity," 2016, with Aubhik Khan and Julia K. Thomas.
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