Fellow Researchers Profile

Kumiko OKAZAKI

Kumiko OKAZAKI

Research Director

[Research Themes]
Changes in international capital flow in China
Important points of roles and reform expected from China’s fiscal policy
Priority tasks of China's financial system reform

Expertise

  • Chinese Economy and Financial System Reform in China

Profile

Education

Jan.-Dec. 1993 Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sept.1982-Aug.1983 Beijing Language Institute
Mar. 1984 Graduated from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (B.A., Chinese Studies Department)

Career

Apr. 2016 Research Director, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
Sept. 2014 Senior Economist, International Department, Bank of Japan
Sept. 2011 Senior Economist, International Department, and seconded to the People's Bank of China Shanghai Head Office (from Oct 2011 to Aug 2014)
Oct. 2007 Senior Economist, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan
Apr. 2006 International Visiting Fellow, Center for Asia and Pcific Policy, RAND Corporation (USA)
Mar. 2003 Deputy Director, Planning and Coordination Division, International Department, Bank of Japan
Mar. 2001 Researcher, Economic Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
May 1997 Deputy Chief Representative in Asia and Oceania (Hong Kong), Bank of Japan
Apr. 1984 Joined the Bank of Japan

Publications

  • "Macro-financial linkage and financial deepening in China” (with Tomoyuki Fukumoto), Akira Kohsaka ed., Macro-Financial Linkages in the Pacific Region

Papers

  • "Japan's Struggle for a Stable Economic Recovery After the Bubble Burst," Antall József Knowledge Centre, Japan -The Legacy of the Heisei Era, In Focus, 2019 3rd Issue
  • "Banking System Reform in China: The Challenges of Improving its Efficiency in Serving the Real Economy", Asian Economic Policy Review Volume 12 Issue 2 July 2017
  • "The Challenges Confronting the Banking System Reform in China: An Analysis in Light of Japan's Experience of Financial Liberalization”(with Masazumi Hattori and Wataru Takahashi), IMES Discussion Paper Series No. 2011-E-6(2011)
  • "Macro-financial Linkage and Financial Deepning in China after the Global Financila Crisis"(with Tomoyuki Fukumoto), IMES Discussion Paper Series No. 2011-E-2(2011)
  • "Banking System Reform in China: The Challenges to Moving Toward a Market-Oriented Economy," RAND Corporation Occasional Paper 194(2007)