Keita Oikawa

Deputy Director, Insurance Business Division, Financial Services Agency; Consulting fellow at RIETI

Keita Oikawa is a deputy director at the Insurance Business Division, Supervisory Bureau, Financial Services Agency and a consulting fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI). Previously, he was a deputy director at the Industrial Structure Policy Division, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) (2014-2016) and has worked in various other divisions at METI. He also worked at the Office for Pandemic Influenza and New Infection Diseases Preparedness and Response, Cabinet Secretariat (2010-2011). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Davis in 2015. His expertise is in macroeconomics, international economics, econometrics, public economics, and industrial organization.