Position Member, Board of Trustees; Adjunct Professor
Specialty Macroeconomics, Economic Policy
  • Other Present Positions and Activities:

Visiting Professor of Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto
Member of the Trilateral Commission
Councilor of Aspen Institute, Japan
Member, Board of Trustees of IIPS (Institute for International Policy Studies)
Member, Advisory Council of JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization)
Councilor of Japan-German Center Berlin
Member, Board of Directors of Japan Productivity Center


  • Professional Experiences:

2000-2004 Managing Director and Chief Editorialist
1999-2008 Professor of Keio University Graduate School of Business and Commerce
2004-2008 Chairman of JCER (Japan Center for Economic Research)
1996-2000 Special Member, Economic Council
1997 Member, Financial Research Council
2001-2003 Member, Council of Gender Equality of the Cabinet
2001-2004 Member, Council of Judicial System Reform of the Cabinet


  • Publications:

“Chosei no Jidai (An Area of Adjustment)”, Shueisha, 1989
“Nihon no Sentaku (Japan’s Choice)”, NTT Publishing, 2007
“A New Development Model for Japan: Selected Essays2000-2008”, The Japan Journal, 2008
“A New Development Model for Japan PartⅡ: Selected Essays 2009-2019”, Nikkei Publishing Inc., 2019


  • Awards:

Japan Press Club Award (1989)


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