Distinguished Fellow Iwai Awarded Order of Culture, Trustee Yoshikawa Named Person of Cultural Merit
Distinguished Fellow Katsuhito Iwai has been named by the Japanese government as one of seven individuals to receive the Order of Culture, awarded to men and women in recognition of outstanding achievements and contributions to Japan’s art, literature, science, and technology. The order is conferred by the emperor on Culture Day each year.
Trustee Hiroshi Yoshikawa, meanwhile, was among 20 individuals named a Person of Cultural Merit, a distinction conferred to those who have rendered distinguished service related to the advancement and development of culture.
Iwai is an expert on the theory of capitalism and a distinguished professor at Kanagawa University, a fellow of the Japan Academy, and a professor emeritus at the University of Tokyo.
Economist Yoshikawa is concurrently an emeritus professor at the University of Tokyo and honorary president of the Ministry of Finance’s Policy Research Institute.
Profile of Distinguished Fellow Katsuhito Iwai
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