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IMF Seminar: Sustaining Long-Run Growth and Macroeconomic Stability in Low-Income Countries

IMF Seminar

Speaker: Sarwat Jahan, Economist of Strategy, Policy and Review Department, IMF


June 30, 2014
Tokyo, Japan


Mynavi Global Career EXPO 2014 Summer

IMF Seminar

Mynavi Website

June 22, 2014
Tokyo, Japan


WEO Seminar: "Global Economy and Financial Markets: Recovery Strengthens, Remains Uneven"

IMF Seminar

Presentation (Japanese)

Speaker: Yuko Kinoshita, Deputy Head of Office, OAP, IMF

June, 2014
Tokyo, Japan


20th Anniversary of the Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia

JISPA Newsletter Release
Fifth Issue: June 2014
Forth Issue: March 2014
Third Issue: December 2013
Second Issue: September 2013
Inaugural Issue: May 2013

The IMF, in cooperation with the Governments of Japan, has been administering the Japan-IMF Scholarship for Asia since the 1990s with the aim to enhance the financial and economic policy making capacity of Governments in Asia and the Pacific through training government officials.

Message from the Director
Message from the Alumni

OAP Seminar Series

Thailand Economy Seminar
October, 2014

World Economic Outlook Seminar
November, 2014

India Economy Seminar
December, 2014

News and Events

IMF-World Bank Group Annual Meetings 2014

2014 Annual Meetings

Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)

As the IMF's window on the region, the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP) contributes to economic surveillance and research, takes the lead in the IMF's on-the-ground involvement in regional cooperation, manages regional capacity building programs, and promotes the understanding and two-way dialogue of the IMF in Asia and the Pacific.

Director: Odd Per Brekk (Bio)

Deputy Head of Office: Yuko Kinoshita (Bio)

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia (JISPA)

Scholarships for junior government officials from key economic agencies in Asia and the Pacific who wish to pursue graduate-level economics at Japanese universities. Learn More

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP)

A two-year scholarship for Japanese students to pursue a Ph.D. in Macroeconomics abroad Learn More
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Job Opportunity

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Vacancy for OAP Economist Position
(Posting closing date:September 30, 2014)

Summer Internship in Tokyo

The IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is accepting applications for three summer internship positions.
2014 IMF/OAP internship program(Application status closed)