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Yutaka Harada


Yutaka Harada


Dr. Harada is one of the eminent economists in Japan. He began his career at the Economic Planning Agency of the Government of Japan, and served as director in several divisions of the agency. He was the Vice President of the Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, a Chief Economist, and a Senior Managing Director of the Daiwa Institute of Research. Prior to his joining NUCB Business School as a full professor in 2020, he served as one of the members of the Policy Board, Bank of Japan. He is the author of more than 60 books and numerous papers in refereed journals. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from Gakushuin University in 2012, a Master’s degree from the University of Hawaii, and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tokyo.

Research Interests


Final Education

Ph.D., Gakushuin University

Academic Papers

  • Yutaka Harada (2020) Non-traditional monetary policies and their effects on the economy. International Journal of Economic Policy Studies
  • Yutaka Harada (2018) Why was Wilsonian-Taisho moment lost in Japan in spite of its economic success?. Japanese Journal of Political Science 19 (4 ) :ISSN 1468-1099

Book & Case Publishing

  • Yutaka Harada, Hiroki Shimazu (2022) Japan should not be fooled by the "de-growth theory" !. Bijinesu-Sha
  • Yutaka Harada, Daiju Aoki, Toru Ibayashi (2022) Japan's growth strategy that it didn't learn. Chuo Keizaisha
  • Yutaka Harada (2021) Cost-effectiveness of Covid-19 policy. Chikuma Shobo
  • Yutaka Harada (2021) Fighting against Deflation. Chuokoron-shinsha, INC
  • Yutaka Harada and Mikiko Wada (2021) Economic Policy Thoughts of Ishibashi Tanzan. Nihon Hyoronsha
  • Yutaka Harada, Minoru Masujima (2018) The Value of Abenomics. Chuou Keizaisha
  • Seiji Adachi, Yasuyuki Iida (2018) Fighting against Deflation - Effectiveness of Monetary Policy. Nihon Keizai Shinbun Shuppansha
  • Yutaka Harada, Goushi Kataoka, Takashi Yoshimatsu (2017) Abenomics Evolves. Chuou Keizaisha