Chief Economist, Asian Development Bank
Yasuyuki Sawada is the Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Professor in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Tokyo, Japan (on leave).
Mr. Sawada's research fields are macro- and micro-development economics, microeconometrics, economics of disasters, and field surveys and experiments. He holds a Doctorate degree in Economics and a Master's degree in International Development Policy from Stanford University, USA; a Master's degree in International Relations from the University of Tokyo, Japan; a Master's degree in Economics from Osaka University, Japan; and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Keio University, Japan.
Recent work by Yasuyuki Sawada
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