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Michael G. Plummer

Director, SAIS Europe - John Hopkins University

Michael G. Plummer is the Eni Professor of International Economics at the Johns
Hopkins University, SAIS. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Asian Economics (Elsevier); President, American Committee for Asian Economic Studies (ACAES); and (non-resident) Senior Fellow, East-West Center. He was previously Head of the Development Division of the OECD (2010-2012), and an Associate Professor of Economics at Brandeis University (1992-2001). He has also been a Fulbright Chair in Economics and Pew Fellow in International Affairs, Harvard University; a research professor at Kobe University; and a Visiting Fellowat ISEAS, the University of Auckland and Doshisha University.

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Asia-Europe Economic Forum 2018 - Closed-door

This year's Asia-Europe Economic Forum (AEEF) will be held in Brussels on 17-18 October

Speakers: Franco Bruni, Zsolt Darvas, Andreas Esche, He Fan, Michael G. Plummer, Thomas Grjebine, Kiyoto Ido, Sébastien Jean, MA Jun, Moonsung Kang, Stefan Mair, Yung Chul Park, Choonsung Park, Sayuri Shirai, Guntram B. Wolff and Naoyuki Yoshino Topic: Global Economics & Governance Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Japan and the EU in the global economy

This report analyses economic issues facing Japan and Europe. It identifies some of the channels through which Europe can learn from Japan, and viceversa.

By: Guntram B. Wolff, Masahiko Yoshii, Zsolt Darvas, Joachim Fels, Takuji Kinkyo, Tomomi Miyazaki, Kiyohiko G. Nishimura, Michael G. Plummer, Peter Praet, André Sapir and Wataru Takahashi Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: April 8, 2014