NISHIMURA, Kiyohiko G.

Position Senior Professor
Degree Ph.D.
Specialty Economic Theory, Economic Statistics, Central Banking
Current Research Interests Macroeconomic Impacts of Demographic Composition(Aging), Central Banks’ Information Policies
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Kiyohiko G. Nishimura received his B.A. (1975) and M.A. (1977) from The University of Tokyo and his Ph.D. (1982) from Yale University. He was an Arthur M. Okun Research Fellow (1981-1982) at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., before joining the Faculty of Economics at The University of Tokyo in 1993, where he was associate professor (1983?1994) and professor (1994-2005). He was appointed as an executive research fellow of the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan between 2003 and 2005, before joining the Bank of Japan as a Member of its Policy Board (2005-2008), and then as deputy governor (2008-2013). After returning to academia, he was dean of the Graduate School of Economics and chairman of the Faculty of Economics at The University of Tokyo (2013-2015).  He was chairman of the Statistics Commission of Japan (2014-2019), leading a sweeping reform of economic statistics. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of Japan Women’s University (2016-2020). Since October 2019, he is Advisor of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.


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Last Updated: April 21, 2021


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