About the Author
KEIMEI KAIZUKA is Honorary President of the Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan. He is also Professor Emeritus at Chuo University and at the University of Tokyo, and has held advisory positions in several financial institutions. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Tokyo. ANNE O. KRUEGER is First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Before joining the IMF, she was the Herald L. and Caroline L. Ritch Professor in Humanities and Sciences in the Department of Economics at Stanford University. She was also the founding Director of Stanford's Centre for Research on Economic Development and Policy Reform; and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution. She had previously taught at the University of Minnesota and Duke University and, from 1982 to 1986, was the World Bank's Vice President for Economics and Research.