Masahiko Aoki

Masahiko Aoki

Masahiko Aoki

Masahiko Aoki is professor emeritus of economics at Stanford University. He is the president of the International Economic Association (2008–2011) and was a former president of the Japanese Economic Association. In 2007, he created the Virtual Center for Advanced Studies in Institutions, based in Tokyo. He founded the Research Centre of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (M.E.T.I.) in 2001 and served as its director until 2004. Professor Aoki has been an adviser on developmental issues at the World Bank since 1997. He was awarded the Joseph Schumpeter Prize in 1998.