Prof. Masahiro KURODA

Masahiro Kuroda is Principal Fellow, Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS), Japan Science and Technology Agency. He is Professor Emeritus of Keio University and Visiting Professor of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies. He was Professor, 1982-2004, Vice President (Provost) of Keio University, 2001-2005, and President of Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, 2005-2008. He was President of the International Input-Output (IIOA), 1997-1999 and President of the Pan-Pacific Association of Input-Output Studies (PAIAIOS), 2001-2003. He was Chairman, The Advisory Committee for Natural Resources and Energy, Energy and Supply Sub-committee, METI, Japan, 1998-2010 and currently Chairman, the Advisory Committee for Science for STI Policy, MEXT, Japan, since 2013.

Awards: the Economist Award; the Fukuzawa Award (1978), the Japan Statistical Society Prize (2002) and the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon (2016).

Publication: Author of General Equilibrium Analysis of Japanese Economy (co-author, 1974); Introduction to Positive Economics (1984); Quantitative Analysis to General Equilibrium (1989); An Introduction to Economics (co-author, 2001), Articles: “Technological changes and accumulated capital: a dynamic decomposition of Japan’s growth” in Wassily Leontief and Input-Output Economics, W.Diezenbacher and M.L.Lar eds, Cambridge, Cambridge Univ. Press (2004).