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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

IMF Lunch Time Seminar at GRIPS: Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook 2018年05月07日(月)

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OAP Economic Issues Seminar: Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook

Good Times, Uncertain Times in Asia: A Time to Prepare


The near-term outlook for Asia remains very strong, which is also in line with our January forecast. However, the outlook is subject to considerable uncertainties including a market correction, a shift toward protectionist policies, and an increase in geopolitical tensions. In such a moment, policymaking should be conservative and aimed at building buffers and increasing resilience.


Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook (Release date: May 9th): 


Date:                     Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Time:                     12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Speaker:                              Pablo Murphy, Deputy Division Chief, Regional Studies Division, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF

Language:           English

Venue:                 National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS), Room 4A (7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo)



Pablo Lopez Murphy’ bio:

Pablo Lopez Murphy is currently Deputy Chief of the Regional Studies Division in the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department. He also serves as mission chief to Fiji. Earlier in his nearly 15 year career at the IMF, he worked on a wide range of countries, including Greece and Spain during the European crisis, as well as Thailand, Mexico, Lebanon, Hungary, Macedonia, and Botswana. Mr. Lopez Murphy specializes in international macroeconomics and public finance. He earned his PhD from UCLA and his bachelor’s (summa cum laude) from the University of La Plata, both in economics.


Please register online at by Tuesday, May 15. We would highly appreciate it if you could circulate the e-mail. We look forward to hearing from you soon.



IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)

Tel. 03-3597-6700; Fax. 03- 3597-6705


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