Asian Currency Cooperation

Open lecture with Professor Naoyuki Yoshino, Keio University, Tokyo

Mandag, 25 oktober, 2004 - 13:00 to 15:00

- Current Changes in Asian Trade, Investment and Exchange Rate System

Professor Naoyuki Yoshino will talk about Optimal Exchange Rate System in Asian Region using the case of Thailand and Malaysia. He will also discuss why the Japanese economy did so well in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s compared to the present situation (2004). Finally Professor Naoyuki Yoshino will talk about the Privatization of Japanese Postal Savings' System and Its Relation to Japanese Financial Market.

Professor Naoyuki Yoshino holds a Ph.D in Economics from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has been teaching at the State University of New York at Buffalo and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. Since 1991 he has been Professor of Economics at Keio University in Tokyo. He is the holder of several honorary posts, including an honorary doctorate at Göteborg School of Economics and Commercial Law, and serves as an advisor to the Japanese government. Recent publications include "A Comparative Analysis of Exchange Rate Regimes" (With Sahoko Kaji and Ayako Suzuki) in Exchange Rate Regimes and Macroeconomic Stability (2003), "The Basket-Peg, Dollar-Peg and Floating Exchange Rate Regimes - A Comparative Analysis" (With Sahoko Kaji and Ayako Suzuki), in Journal of Japanese and International Economy (2003) and “Postal Savings & Fiscal Investment in Japan” (With T.F. Cargill, 2004).

This is an open lecture hence registration is not required. For Further information please contact Asia Research Centre (Sandie Lynn Keng) at 38153409 or

Sidst opdateret: Communications // 13/10/2004