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IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)

01

Japan - Making the Most of Current Tailwinds

OAP Economic Issues Seminar


Seminar website for more information

September 22, 2017
Tokyo, Japan



02

Thailand 4.0 (…and the IMF Article IV)

OAP Economic Issues Seminar


Speaker: Ana Corbacho, IMF Mission Chief for Thailand


Presentation

September 25, 2017
Tokyo, Japan



03

OAP office visit by International School Network

OAP Seminar


Students interviewed Ms. Naoko Miake, Economist, OAP


September 15, 2017
Tokyo, Japan



04

Initiative for Macroeconomists of the Future - Economist Training Program 1st Session : "Macro-framework”

OAP Seminar


Lecturer:Jerry Schiff (PhD), Professor, American University, Former Deputy Director of the Asia and Pacific Department, IMF


Seminar Flyer/Program

August 9-10, 2017
Tokyo, Japan



06

Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook

OAP Economic Issues Seminar


Presentation 1: “Macroeconomic Outlook: Preparing for Choppy Seas” by Mr. Ranil Salgado, Division Chief, Regional Studies Division, Asia and Pacific Department (APD), IMF
Presentation

Presentation 2: “Implications of Asia’s Demographic Transition” by Mr. Minsuk Kim, Economist, Regional Studies Division, APD, IMF
Presentation

Seminar Program

May 12, 2017
Tokyo, Japan



07

April 2017 World Economic Outlook Seminar: CHAPTER 3. Understanding The Downward Trend In Labor Income Shares

OAP Economic Issues Seminar


Speaker: Zsoka Koczan, Economist, IMF Research Department
World Economic Outlook April 2017

April 11, 2017
Tokyo, Japan



08

The Future of International Monetary System for Asia - Annual Seminar on Macroeconomic and Financial Policy Issues

IMF Seminar


Jointly organized by Hitotsubashi University and the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Seminar Website
Speech by Mitsuhiro Furusawa, DMD, IMF


March 8-9, 2017
Tokyo, Japan



09

​Key Economic Challenges in Asia

OAP Economic Issues Seminar


Organized by The Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo and the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Speakers:
Dr. Chang Yong Rhee, Director, Asia and the Pacific Department, IMF
Mr. Alfred Schipke, Senior Resident Representative in China, IMF
Seminar Website


February 3, 2017
Tokyo, Japan



10

​Meeting Asia's Rebalancing and Growth Challenge: The Role of Regional Capital Market Development and Infrastructure Investment

IMF Seminar


Jointly organized by Australian Government and the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific


December 1-2, 2016
Sydney, Australia



11

Mynavi Global Career EXPO 2016 Winter

IMF Outreach


Speaker: Tomomi Sekioka, Senior Communications Manager, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, IMF
MyNavi Website


December 16, 2016
Tokyo, Japan



12

Regional Economic Outlook: Asia Pacific - Asia: Maintaining Robust Growth amid Heightened Uncertainty

OAP Economic Issues Seminar


Speaker: Ranil SALGADO, Assistant Director and chief of the Regional Studies Division, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF
Presentation


December 5, 2016
Tokyo, Japan



13

Global Festa Japan 2016

Outreach events


OAP joined the Global Festa Japan 2016
Global Festa Japan Website

October 1-2, 2016
Tokyo Japan, Japan



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.

OAP Brochure (PDF)

Director: Chikahisa Sumi (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

Information from OAP


Economic Analysis
on Asia Pacific Region

World Economic OutlookWorld Economic Outlook
Global Financial Stability ReportGlobal Financial Stability Report
Fiscal MonitorFiscal Monitor
Regional Economic OutlooksRegional Economic Outlooks
Japan Article IV
FSAP (Financial Sector Assessment Program)

2012 FSAP for Japan
Japan and the IMF

Working Papers
Staff Discussion Notes
IMF Survey

"Policy Uncertainty in Japan"
Authors: Arata Ito ; Elif C Arbatli ; Ikuo Saito ; Naoko Miake ; Steven J Davis
"Minimum Wage as a Wage Policy Tool in Japan"
Authors: Chie Aoyagi ; Giovanni Ganelli ; Nour Tawk

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Summer Internship in Tokyo

The IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is now accepting applications for two 2017 summer internship positions.
2017 IMF/OAP internship program

Internship Report 2016
Internship Report 2015
Internship Report 2014