Sun & Star | Exploring U.S.-Japan Economic Relations
Thursday, March 7 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the Tower Center for a conversation with Dr. Motoshige Itoh, Professor Emeritus of International Economics at the University of Tokyo, on U.S.-Japan economic relations March 7.
Dr. Motoshige Itoh is Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo, and Professor at Gakushuin University. He was the dean of the graduate school before. He has been in various position advising prime minister as well as various ministers in Japan. Currently, he is a member of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy. He received BA of Economics from the University of Tokyo in 1974 and PhD of Economics from the University of Rochester in 1979. During early period of academic career he published various papers in international leading journals such as Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, and Journal of Economic Theory. Later he is more involved in policy issues in Japan and published more than 40 books on various aspects of policy issues. He regularly writes for several newspapers and magazines.
Hiroki Takeuchi, Associate Professor, Director of the Sun & Star Program on Japan and East Asia, SMU.