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森信 茂樹/Shigeki Morinobu

Shigeki Morinobu

  • RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Senior Research Fellow, Policy Research Institute, Ministry Of Finance, Japan
President, Japan Tax Institute

Areas of Expertise

  • Tax and fiscal policy
  • local finances

Research Program

The History of Japan’s Consumption Tax: An Archive of Key Events and Documents

Assessing the Integrated Reform of Tax and Social Security Systems in Japan

Digitalization of the Economy and International Taxation

Bio

After earning a law degree from Kyoto University in 1973, joined the Ministry of Finance. Served as advisor to the Minister of Finance of Japan in London. Has been professor at Osaka University, and taught at Princeton University. Has also been president of the Policy Research Institute, MOF (2005–6), visiting professor at the University of Tokyo, and visiting scholar at Columbia Law School. Retired from MOF in 2006.