Professor Takatoshi Ito, will try to answer such important questions as “What is Japan’s place today amongst the leading global economies?” and “Will the Tokyo Olympics next year stimulate the economy?” and “What have we learned from Abenomics?” Through a conversation with Dr Sabine Becker-Thierry, the UNU Chief of Staff, the recent reforms that Japan’s economy has been undergoing will be evaluated and explored.
EVENT: “Reviving Japan’s Economy: The Role of Policy”
WHEN: June 25, 2019 (Tuesday), 18:30 PM ~ 19:30 PM
WHERE: 2F Reception Hall at United Nations University Headquarters; Across street from AGU. Click here.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Anyone interested in economics and the future of Japan’s economy.
REGISTRATION NECESSARY: https://tinyurl.com/y64c8m2j
Takatoshi Ito is a Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs of Columbia University and Senior Professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies. He has taught in the United States and Japan since finishing his PhD in economics at Harvard University.
See a more detailed bio of Prof. Takatoshi Ito at: https://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/cjeb/ito