Michael Plummer

Director, SAIS Europe - John Hopkins University,

Michael G. Plummer is the Eni Professor of International Economics at the Johns
Hopkins University, SAIS. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Asian Economics (Elsevier); President, American Committee for Asian Economic Studies (ACAES); and (non-resident) Senior Fellow, East-West Center. He was previously Head of the Development Division of the OECD (2010-2012), and an Associate Professor of Economics at Brandeis University (1992-2001). He has also been a Fulbright Chair in Economics and Pew Fellow in International Affairs, Harvard University; a research professor at Kobe University; and a Visiting Fellowat ISEAS, the University of Auckland and Doshisha University.

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Japan and the EU in the global economy

This report analyses economic issues facing Japan and Europe. It identifies some of the channels through which Europe can learn from Japan, and viceve

André Sapir, Zsolt Darvas, Guntram B. Wolff, Kiyohiko Nishimura, Michael Plummer, Wataru Takahashi and Masahiko Yoshii