Yoko Takeda

Chief Economist
General Manager, Research Center for Policy and Economy, Mitsubishi Research Institute
Ms. Yoko Takeda is a chief economist and General Manager of Research Center for Policy and Economy at Mitsubishi Research Institute. After joining the Bank of Japan in 1994, Yoko Takeda was engaged in a wide-ranging policy work, specializing in global financial market analysis and global economic research of the Bank. She joined the Mitsubishi Research Institute in 2009. After a brief stint as visiting researcher for the House of Counsillors, she holds memberships in a variety of councils of the Japanese government, such as Pension Committee of the Social Security Council in MHLW, Investment Committee of the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the Council for the Promotion of Social Security System Reform, Fiscal System Council in MOF, the Council for the Realization of Work Style Reform, and Industrial Structure Council in METI. She completed her graduate study in Washington DC, obtaining a Master’s degree from the Public Policy Institute of Georgetown University.