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  • [Upcoming Event] 16th Macroeconomist Training Program

    Application is open through 11:59 am, December 12, 2022. See the flyer here. See the program overview here.

    Date : January 10, 2023

    - January 16, 2023

    Online

  • IMF-UTokyo CARF Policy Conference on Managing Financial Risks held

    See more details Here.

    Date : November 17, 2022

    09:00 AM

    Hybrid

  • Newsletter IMF Asia-Pacific News from Tokyo (Issue 22) published

    Read issue 22 HERE.
    Subscribe the newsletter HERE.

    Date : November 1, 2022

  • Seminar on Current Fiscal Developments and Issues held

    Please see more details here.

     

    Date : October 27, 2022

    03:00 PM

    Online

  • Seminar on IMF's World Economic Outlook and Wage-Price Spiral Risks held

    Open to the public but requires pre-registration. Please click here to register for the event.
    Please see more details here.

    Date : October 25, 2022

    10:00 AM

    Online

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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 Akihiko Yoshida
More about OAP
OAP Leaflet
OAP 20th Anniversary Website


 

Recruitment

Job Opportunities in Tokyo

Economist (closed)
Application deadline: September 15, 2021. Please click here for details.

Internship Program in Tokyo

Communications Intern (closed)
Application deadline: May 10, 2022.
See more details here.

OAP will not hire an economist intern this year.

Read the Internship Reports:

Job Opportunities in Washington, D.C.

2022 Regional Recruitment Outreach

The IMF is in search of experienced macroeconomists from East Asia, including from ASEAN countries. The Fund will send regional recruitment missions to Japan, Korea, China and Indonesia during November 7-15 to conduct interviews with short-listed candidates. Please apply by October 23. See more details here.

Visit the IMF Recruitment for job openings

Watch the Videos featuring Japanese economists

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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.

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


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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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Multimedia

Policy Conference "Managing Financial Risks in a Shock Prone World"

Visit the Conference website for archive videos

Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar "Japan's Economic Outlook and Policy Priorities"

Visit the Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar Website

IMF introductory video for One World Festival 2022

If you are interested in watching any other videos, please click More IMF Videos.

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