Professor - University of Tokyo
Motoshige Itoh is professor of international economics at the Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo. 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 Ph.D 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.
Publications (5 max.):
Bijinesu Ekonomikusu(Business Economics), Nihon Keizai Shimbun Shuppan Sha, 2004.
Zemina-ru Kokusaikeizai Nyu-mon Kaitei 3 Pan (Introduction to International Economics 3rd edition), Nihon Keizai Shimbun Shuppan Sha, 2005.
Nyumon Keizai Gaku Dai 3 Pan (Principle of Economics: 3rd Edition), Nihon Hyoron Sha, 2009.
Zemina-ru Gendai Keizai Nyumon (Introduction to the Japanese Economy ), Nihon Keizai Shimbun Shuppan Sha, 2011.