Arata Ito

Senior Fellow at Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry

Prior to becoming a Senior Fellow at RIETI in 2022, Arata Ito was a Fellow at RIETI since 2013. Prior to that he was at the Graduate School of Economics of the University of Tokyo as a Project Academic Support Specialist from 2012 and a Research Associate at the Institute of Economic Research in Hitotsubashi University from 2009. His research focuses primarily on macroeconomics and statistics for economics, with work published in the Journal of Japanese and International Economics and The Economic Review. He is currently conducting a research project at RIETI titled “Empirical Research on Policy Uncertainty in Japan” which began in 2019.