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President's Biography

Higher Education

President, Keio University Professor Atsushi Seike
President, Keio University
Professor
Atsushi SEIKE

1993 Ph.D. in Labor Economics, Graduate School of Business and Commerce, Keio University
1980 M.A. in Labor Economics, Graduate School of Business and Commerce, Keio University
1978 B.A. in Economics, Faculty of Economics, Keio University

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Professional Appointments

2009- President, Keio University
2007-2009 Dean, Faculty of Business and Commerce; Dean, Graduate School of Business and Commerce, Keio University
1995-1997 Visiting Principal Research Officer, Economic Research Institute, Economic Planning Agency
1992- Professor, Labor Economics, Faculty of Business and Commerce; Graduate School of Business and Commerce, Keio University
1987-1988 Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
1985-1992 Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University
1980-1985 Research Assistant, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University

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Field of Specialization

  Labor Economics

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Academic Appointments

2015- President of Japan Society of Human Resource Management
2008-2011 Board of Directors of the Japanese Economic Association

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Other Appointments

           
2014- Chairman, Council for the Promotion of Social Security System Reform (Cabinet Office)
2012-2013 Chairman, National Council on Social Security System Reform (Cabinet Office)
2011- President, Federation of Japanese Private Colleges and Universities Associations
2011- Chairman, Federation of All Japan Private Schools Associations
2011- President, the Japan Association of Private Universities and Colleges
2011- Temporary member, Central Council for Education (subdivision on Universities) (Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
2011-2012 Member, Reconstruction Design Council in the Great East Japan Earthquake
2010-2011 Member, Council on the Realization of the New Growth Strategy
2010- Member, ESSEC International Advisory Board(IAB)
2010- Member, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Ageing
2009- Member, Global University Leaders Forum
2009 Member, Round-table Conference on Social Security Reform (Cabinet Office)
2008 Member, National Commission on Social Security (Chair, Sub-Committee on Employment and Pension)
2005-2013 Member, Labor Policy Council, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
2003-2007 Member, Quality-of-life Policy Council, Cabinet Office
2002-2006 Councillor, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan
2001-2006 Member, Social Security Council, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
2001 Chairman, Policy Studies Group for the Aged Society, Cabinet Office

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Academic Awards/Honors

2016 Chevalier of the Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur, French Government
2005 48th Nikkei Prize for Excellent Books in Economic Science, Nihon Keizai Shinbun-sha
1994 17th Commendation of Excellent Labor Related Publications, Japan Institute of Labor and the Yomiuri Shinbun-sha
1994 Kagami Memorial Award, Tokio Marine Kagami Memorial Foundation
1992 7th Okinaga Prize, Labor Research Center
1992 Keio Gijuku Academic Prize, Keio University
1987 Award for Research Encouragement, Japan Society of Human Resource Management

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Honorary Degrees

2015 Degree of Doctor of Economics, honoris causa (Yonsei University, Korea)
2012 Degree of Doctor of Economics, honoris causa (Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France)

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Books

2013 Revitalizing the Employment System: Considering a Sustainable Way of Working (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Shuppan.
2009 Working from 60 Onwards (in Japanese, co-authored with Shunzo Nagashima ), Tokyo: Kodansha.
Ways of Working for the Elderly (in Japanese, authored and edited ), Kyoto: Minervashobo.
New Developments of Labor Economics (in Japanese, jointly-edited with Kohei Komamura and Atsuhiro Yamada ), Tokyo: Keio University Press.
2006 Towards an Age-free Society (in Japanese), Tokyo: NTT Shuppan.
2004 The Economics of Older Workers (in Japanese, co-authored with Atsuhiro Yamada), Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha.
2002 Labor Economics (in Japanese), Tokyo: Toyokeizai Shimposha.
Shousha no Daishou (in Japanese), Tokyo: Toyokeizai Shimposha.(translated from "The Future of Success" author: Robert B. Reich)
2000 Abolition of the Mandatory Retirement (in Japanese), Tokyo: Kodansha.
1998 "Analysis of the Utilization of Older People's Human Capital in the Labor Market of the Aging Society" (co-authored with Hitoshi Hayami, Masahiro Abe, Masahiko Tsutusmi, Atsuhiro Yamada, Osamu Ichinose and Masahito Nakajima) (The Economic Analysis No.155), Tokyo: Economic Research Institute, Economic Planning Agency.
Beyond the Lifetime Employment (in Japanese), Tokyo: Chuko-Shinsho, Chuokoronsha.
1997 New Trends in Japan's Labor Market (About Japan Series No. 22), Tokyo: Foreign Press Center.
1993 Labor Market in the Aging Society (in Japanese), Tokyo: Toyokeizai Shimposha.
1992 The Economics of Work and Life (in Japanese, co-authored with Haruo Shimada), Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten.
Employment System Reform for the Aging People (in Japanese), Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha.

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