Richard Koo

Chief Economist
Nomura Research Institute

Richard C. Koo is the Chief Economist of Nomura Research Institute with responsibilities to provide independent economic and market analysis to Nomura Securities, the leading securities house in Japan, and its clients. Consistently voted as one of the most reliable economists by Japanese capital and financial market participants for nearly a decade, he has also advised successive prime ministers on how best to deal with Japan's economic and banking problems. He is also the only non-Japanese member of the Defense Strategy Study Conference of the Japan Ministry of Defense. Prior to joining Nomura, he was an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and was a Doctoral Fellow of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Author of many books and a visiting professor of Waseda University, he was awarded the Abramson Award by the National Association of Business Economics, Washington, D.C. for 2001. His latest book “The Holy Grail of Macroeconomics - Lessons from Japan’s Great Recession” (John Wiley & Sons, 2008) has been translated into and sold in four different languages. 

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Keynote panel on "The Future of Central Banking" at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's "Changing of the Guard?" conference in Hong Kong. Featured panelists include Distinguished Fellow of the Fung Global Institute Liu Mingkang and INET Advisory Board members Charles Goodhart, Richard Koo, and Adam Posen, with Fung Global Institute President and INET Advisory Board member Andrew Sheng moderating.

Closing remarks by INET Executive Director Rob Johnson and Fung Global Institute President and INET Advisory Board member Andrew Sheng.

 

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INET Advisory Board member Richard Koo speaks at INET's "Changing of the Guard?" conference in Hong Kong about the importance of rising Asia and the brave new world in the global economic system. 

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Richard Koo, Chief Economist, Nomura Research Institute at the Closing Panel entitled "Overhangs, Uncertainty and Political Order: Where Do We Go From Here?" at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's (INET) Paradigm Lost Conference in Berlin. April 14, 2012. #inetberlin

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Richard Koo, Nomura Research Institute, interviewed by Lee Price at the Bretton Woods Conference on April 2011.