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Robert Alan Feldman

Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities; Professor, Tokyo University of Science
Robert Alan Feldman is a Managing Director, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities. He joined the firm in February 1998 as the chief economist for Japan. In 2003, he also became Co -Director of Japan Research and currently is Head of Economic Research in Japan. He continues to focus on the outlook for the Japanese economy and on interest rate and exchange rate movements. He is a regular commentator on World Business Satellite, a daily business news program.
Feldman was the chief economist for Japan at Salomon Brothers from 1990 to 97. He worked for the IMF from 1983 through 89.
Feldman holds a Ph.D. in economics from the MIT and B.A.s in economics and in Japanese studies from Yale. He worked at both the FRB of New York and Chase Manhattan Bank. Robert first came to Japan as an exchange student in 1970, and has also studied at the NRI(1973-74) and the BoJ (1981-82).
Tech & Innovation
DEC 17, 2018

The Future of Work: Labor, Innovation, and Productivity

Technologies and business models are destroying some jobs and creating new ones. What will the world look like in 3…

Global Japan
DEC 13, 2017

Free Trade: How to Push Against the Rise of Protectionism?

Despite the US withdrawal from the TPP, trade agreements remain high on the political agenda. Prime Minister Abe is still…

Global Japan
OCT 8, 2014

Boosting Innovation and Dynamism: Can Japanese Companies Survive in Global Competition?

By Robert Alan Feldman, Yoshiaki Fujimori, Takashi Mitachi and Nik Gowing. ¬† < Session Title > G1 Global Conference 2014 Plenary Session II and…

Global Japan
JAN 16, 2012

Rebuilding Japan 3/3

3/11 posed a major challenge for the Japanese economy, especially the manufacturing sector, whose exports still remain at the crux…

Global Japan
JAN 13, 2012

Rebuilding Japan 2/3

3/11 posed a major challenge for the Japanese economy, especially the manufacturing sector, whose exports still remain at the crux…