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Apply now! 9th Macroeconomist Training Program
Date: March 5-6 2020, Tokyo
Language: Japanese
Main target: Undergraduates
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Click here to see News Article on the 8th program

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About 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 BIO Chikahisa Sumi

More about OAP
OAP Brochure (PDF)
OAP 20th Anniversary Website

Job Opportunity at OAP

Research Assistant

Application deadline extended to June 16, 2019
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Summer Internship in Tokyo

The IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is now accepting applications for 2019 summer internships.

IMF-OAP Summer Internship Program 2019 (Closed)

Internship Report

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International Monetary Fund
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Tel: 81-(0)3-3597-6700
Fax: 81-(0)3-3597-6705

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JAPAN-IMF Scholarship Program

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia (JISPA)

JISPA Farewell Reception AY2016-17, June 21, 2017

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

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Japan-IMF Macroeconomic Seminar for Asia (JIMS)

Japan - IMF Microeconomic Seminar for Asia. Photo: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

The JIMS is an annual one-week seminar for senior Asian officials, which serves as a forum for current policy discussions.

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Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP)

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP)

The Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP) is a two-year program intended to help Japanese nationals obtaining Ph.D. degrees in macroeconomics and preparing them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Our Region

IMF Asia and Pacific Member Countries

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IMF Capacity Development
in Asia and the Pacific

The IMF has a global network of capacity development centers that help implement its capacity development work in countries. The five TA and training centers have been in operation – 1) STI in Singapore; 2) SARTTAC in India; 3) CDOT in Thailand; 4) PFTAC in Fiji; 5) CICDC in China.

List of the Directors at IMF's Regional Capacity Development Centers

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Japan: Economic Health Check

Social Media

 IMF Social Media on Asia and Pacific


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