Kenichi Ueda - University of Tokyo
Kenichi Ueda is Director of Center for Advanced Research in Finance (CARF), and professor at the Graduate School of Economics and the Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo. He serves as Executive Director of Tokyo Center for Economic Research (TCER) and is Associate Fellow at the Centre for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) as well as Fellow at the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER). Since March 2015, he is a member of Council on Customs, Tariff, Foreign Exchange, and other Transactions for the Japanese Ministry of Finance. His research focuses on linkages between financial systems and macroeconomic activities. His research papers have been published in top academic journals including the Review of Economic Studies and the Journal of Economic Theory. Until 2014, he worked for the International Monetary Fund for fourteen years, mostly in the Research Department. He also held a visiting position at the Economics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011-2012. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2000. Prior to the Ph.D. study, he worked for the Ministry of Finance, Japan, after B.A. in economics from the University of Tokyo.