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Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute
Dr. Naoyuki Yoshino is dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute, professor emeritus of Keio University, and chief adviser at Japan Financial Services Agency’s Financial Research Center. He was a visiting scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and taught in various universities, including University of New South Wales and Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques. He chaired the Financial Planning Standards Board and Japan’s Council on Foreign Exchange and Fiscal System Council, and was board member of the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan.
Design projects with high economic impact and share dividends with investors and communities through hometown investment funds, land trusts, and other instruments.
Policy responses to population aging should promote economic growth, higher productivity, and higher income for workers.
One way to reduce poverty in developing countries is to make it cheaper and easier for migrant workers to send money home.
Among the lessons: Make inclusive investments in education, sanitation, and health in order to avoid enclaves of rich and poor.