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IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)

01

5th OAP Coffee Hour (Japanese Talk Event)

OAP Coffee Hour


More information

March 8, 2016
Tokyo, Japan



02

Asagaku Navi
Super Business Forum

Recruitment Seminar


Event Website

March 8, 2016
Tokyo, Japan



03

Advances and Challenges in Regional Integration

IMF Seminar


Jointly organized by Hitotsubashi University and the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Seminar Website

March 3-4, 2016
Tokyo, Japan



04

Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects for Low Income Developing Countries

OAP Economic Issues Seminar Series


Speaker: Sean Nolan, Deputy Director in the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, IMF


Presentation

February 23, 2016
Tokyo, Japan



05

International Capital Markets Conference 2015
Building Regional Capital Markets: Global Experiences; GMS Aspirations

IMF seminar


Co-hosted by the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific


Seminar Website

November 30-December 1, 2015
Bangkok, Thailand



07

IMF Recruitment Outreach

IMF Recruitment


November 2015
Japan and Kore


Presentation


IMF Recruitment Website



08

The Global Economic Outlook

OAP Economic Issues Seminar Series


Speaker: Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, Deputy Director, Research Department, IMF


Presentation


WEO Website



November 16, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

09

Foreign Help Wanted: Easing Japan’s Labor Shortages

Seminar


Speaker: Giovanni Ganelli, Deputy Head of Office, OAP; Naoko Miake, Economist, OAP


Presentation


Seminar Information



November 13, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

10

2015 OAP Internship Report by OAP summer interns

OAP Internship Report 2015


Read the Report (English/Japanese)




November 10, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

11

RIETI BBL Seminar: World Economic Outlook―Adjusting to Lower Commodity Prices

Speaker: Kenichiro Kashiwase, OAP Economist



WEO Web page




November 6, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

12

OAP Coffee Hour (Japanese talk event)

Speaker: Kenichiro Kashiwase, OAP Economist



More Information (Japanese)




October 27, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

13

The Fiscal Consequences of Shrinking Populations

Staff Discussion Note


Author/Editor: Benedict J. Clements ; Kamil Dybczak ; Vitor Gaspar ; Sanjeev Gupta ; Mauricio Soto



Presentation by Vitor Gaspar, Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF




October 27, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

14

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia (JISPA)



JISPA Seminar: Spillovers of Japanese Monetary Policy to Emerging Asia: a Global VAR analysis
Speaker: Giovanni Ganelli, Deputy Head of Office (OAP) and Nour Tawk, OAP Intern



JISPA Welcome Reception AY2015-16





October 22, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

15

China: Recent Developments, Outlook, and Reforms

OAP Economic Issues Seminar


Speaker: Alfred Schipke, IMF Senior Resident Representative Beijing

Presentation


October 19, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

16

Introduction to the IMF

Recruitment Seminar


Speaker: Giovanni Ganelli, Deputy Head of Office, OAP, IMF

Presentation


October 5 and 7, 2015
Osaka University, Kobe University, Japan

17

Global Festa Japan 2015

Events


Global Festa Japan 2015 Official Website


October 3 and 4, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

18

LaSalle Junior High School Student visit

School Visit



October 2, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

19

Reloading Abenomics: Priorities for the Needed Regime Shift

OAP Economic Issues Seminar


Speaker: Kalpana Kochhar, Deputy Director, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF

Presentation


September 4, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

20

ADB Bhutanese officials visit to OAP

Official Visist


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

July 9, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

21

OAP Coffee Hour (Japanese talk event)

OAP Coffee Hour Series


Speaker: Yuko Kinoshita, Deputy Head of Office, OAP, IMF
More Information (JAPANESE)

July 9, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

22

Intlschool Network (Japan) Visit

Intlschool Network Website

School Visit


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

June 29, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

23

OAP Coffee Hour (Japanese talk event)

OAP Coffee Hour Series


Speaker:Naoko Miake, Economist, OAP, IMF
More Information (JAPANESE)

June 24, 2015
Tokyo, Japan

News and Events

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: Odd Per Brekk (Bio)

Deputy Head of Office: Giovanni Ganelli (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
Japan and the IMF

Working Papers
Staff Discussion Notes
IMF Survey

"Portfolio Rebalancing in Japan : Constraints and Implications for Quantitative Easing"
Author/Editor: Serkan Arslanalp ; Dennis P. J. Botman
"Foreign Help Wanted : Easing Japan’s Labor Shortages "
Author/Editor: Giovanni Ganelli ; Naoko Miake
"What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia? "
Author: Yuko Kinoshita ; Fang Guo
"How Inclusive Is Abenomics? "
Author: Chie Aoyagi ; Giovanni Ganelli ; Kentaro Murayama
"Asia’s Quest for Inclusive Growth Revisited "
Author: Chie Aoyagi ; Giovanni Ganelli
"Unstash the cash! Corporate governance reform in Japan "
Author: Chie Aoyagi ; Giovanni Ganelli

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Fax: 81-(0)3-3597-6705

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Recruitment

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Summer Internship in Tokyo

The IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is accepting applications for three summer internship positions.(Application Closed)
2015 IMF/OAP internship program

Internship Report 2015
Internship Report 2014