Sayuri Shirai

Sayuri Shirai

Professor
Faculty of Policy Management
Graduate School of Media and Governance
DegreesColumbia University Ph.D. Economics (1993)
Other Positions Currently HeldMinster of Finance Advisor on Macroeconomic Policy in the Republic of Zambia, Asian Development Bank Institute Visiting Scholar, External Board Member (listed food company)
Short Biography(Education)
Keio Univerisity, Graduate School of Economics, MA (1989)
Columbia Univerisity, Graduate School of Economics, M.Phil (1991)
Columbia Univerisity, Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D. (1993)

(Occupation)
IMF Economist (1993-98)
Bank of Japan, Policy Board Member (2011-16)
Areas of ExpertiseMonetary Policy, International Finance, Japanese Economy, Global Economy, Money
Courses TaughtMACROECONOMICS 1 (GIGA/GG),FINANCIAL ANALYSIS (GIGA/GG),INTERNATIONAL FINANCE,MASTER SEMINAR,SEMINAR(Seminar on International Economy and Finance),SEMINAR(Seminar on International Economy and Finance),ACADEMIC PROJECT (Public Policy)
AffiliationsJapan International Econonmics Society
Selected PublicationsMajor Books:
(1)Croptocurrency Era and Texibook on Money (Syogakukan, forthcoming in April 2019) (in Japanese)
(2) Mission Incomlete: Reflating Japan's Economy (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2017; 2nd Edition, 2018) (in English)
(3) Japanese Economy after the 2020 Tokyo Olympic (Syogakukan, 2017) (in Japanese)
(4) Unwinding Super-Easy Monetary Policy (Nippon Keizai Shinbun Press, 2017) (in Japanese)
(5) Euro Risk (Nippon Keizai Shinbun Press, 2011) (in Japanese)
Many other books and papers were published (see www.sayurishirai.jp for details).
Many other books and papers published (see http://www.sayurishirai.jp for details)

Other Actvities: (1) Bretton Woods Committee Member. (2) World Economic Forum External Network Memenber on Future of Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure and Development. (3) Central Banking Contributing Editor. A regular book reviewer for Weekly Economist (in Japanese). Gives many speeches and panel presentations in numerous international conferences and seminars including those of central banks and conducts active discussions with many central bank policy makers and governments covering over 30 countries. Also conducts active discussions with numerous investors and financial institutions operating globally.

Media Exposure: Provide Comments for the Major World Economic News TV Programs (Bloomberg Live and CNBC Squawk Box), Asian News TV Program (Channel NewsAsia),and Overseas NHK TV Pgrogram (Newsline) on Japan's Economy and Monetary Policy and Global Economy (all in English). Also, provide comments regularly for NHK Radio Program, BS-TBS TV Program SundayNews BIZSQUARE,TV-TOKYO MORNING SATELLITE on Japanese economy, monetary policies, and global economic issues (in Japanese). Contributor to opinion sections of the JAPAN TIMES, and contribute articles for CEPR Policy Portal (https://boxeu.org) (all in English). Also, many contact from overseas newspapers and business journals over 12 countries in the past three years.
Message to StudentsLife always requires hard work and learning. There are many issues that do not have clear answers. Let's enjoy learning and developing your own analytical and logical thinking during your campus life.
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