Keiko Murata

Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences at Tokyo Metropolitan University

Keiko Murata is Professor at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University. She was Director of Overseas Economies in 2005-6 and Senior Fellow of ESRI (Economic and Social Research Institute) in 2003-5 at the Cabinet Office. Her earlier career includes the OECD and the Economic Planning Agency in Japan. Her research interests are primarily macro, international macro and labour, with a particular focus on household behaviour. She holds a doctorate from Oxford University.