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Noriyuki Takayama, PhD

Noriyuki Takayama is Distinguished Scholar at the Research Institute for Policies on Pension and Aging (RIPPA), Tokyo, and JRI Pension Research Chair Professor at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo. He holds a PhD from the University of Tokyo. He is Director General and CEO of a research Project on Intergenerational Equity (PIE: 2000-2015), whose main objective is setting options for fair distribution of well-being among different generations. He is known as a distinguished key player on Japanese pensions. He has published numerous books and articles in international publications including Econometrica and American Economic Review. His publications include Taste of Pie: Searching for Better Pension Provisions in Developed Countries, Pensions in Asia: Incentives, Compliance and Their Role in Retirement, Closing the Coverage Gap, Fertility and Public Policy, Priority Challenges in Pension Administration, and Securing Lifelong Retirement Income. He is the author of a Japanese book, Saving and Wealth Formation, which was awarded the 1996 Nikkei Prize for the best book on economic issues.

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