Guest Speaker Seminar—Online “Debt sustainability analysis”
In conjunction with Sovereign Debt, Course No. 5123433
Speaker: Mr. Shogo Ishii, Former Director, IMF’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Date & time: 6:45pm-8:30pm (JST) on Monday, November 29, 2021
Students willing to join the seminar are asked to register here by noon on Sunday, November 28. Link to the zoom meeting will be provided.
About the speaker: Mr. Shogo Ishii, a Japanese national, joined the IMF in 1981 and has held a variety of senior positions in the Asia and Pacific Department (APD), including mission chief to Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam as well as Senior Resident Representative in Thailand. He has also worked in the former Monetary and Financial Systems Department and the former Policy Development and Review Department. Mr. Ishii served as Director, IMF’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP) from February 2010 to July 2013 before his retirement. During 1989-92, Mr. Ishii was an advisor at the former Export-Import Bank of Japan. Mr. Ishii holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics from Nanzan University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Oregon.