Director, All Japan for Peace and Coexistence (AJ.PaC), economist
Born in Tokyo in 1960, Uekusa embarked on an academic career, graduating in Economics at the University of Tokyo and then becoming a professor at the Graduate School of Waseda University. He was also a visiting fellow at Stanford University Hoover Research Institute and became an Associate Professor at Kyoto University
Uekusa has since forged a reputation as a fearless speaker and commentator on economic issues, despite harassment from authorities. In parallel with working on economic and financial analysis, he promotes the “Gerbera Revolution”, a citizens’ movement aiming for a society where everyone can live with a smile. He publishes a popular political blog & e-mail magazine “Unknown Truth”.
In 1998, he was ranked first place in the economist category of the Nihon Keizai Shimbun analyst ranking. He has written many books including: “Contemporary Japanese Economic Policy” (Won the Ishibashi Tnazan award), “Independence of Japan” and “State always lies”
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