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Academic Staff-Heizo Takenaka(竹中 平蔵)

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Heizo Takenaka
(竹中 平蔵)

Professor (Department of Global Innovation Studies)

教授(グローバル・イノベーション学科)

 

 

-Research Field-
(研究分野)

Economic Policy, Japanese Economy, Macroeconomics

(経済政策論、日本経済論、マクロ経済学)

 

- Subjects -
(科目名・概要)

・Special Lectures in Global System Ⅰ・Ⅱ

・Study Skills  Ⅰ・Ⅱ

・Special Seminar on International Issues (国際特別演習)

- Message to Students -
(受験生・学生へのメッセージ)

The economy forms the foundation of the society. In the course of studying its mechanism, I would like you to seek the way to open up your life with your own wisdom.
"All it needs is courage, imagination, and some money..." Please keep this Charles Chaplin's words of wisdom in your heart.

経済は社会生活の基本。そのメカニズムを学ぶことによって、自らの力で人生を切り拓いていってほしい。
「夢と勇気とサムマネー」・・・・・チャップリンの名言を胸に刻もう。

- Brief History -
(略歴)

Born in Wakayama prefecture in 1951. Phd in Economics. Takenaka graduated from Hitotsubashi University, and entered the Development Bank of Japan in 1973. After leaving Dbj in 1981, he studied at Harvard as a Visiting Scholar and Associate Professor and became Professor, Policy Management in Keio University. After appointed as Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy in 2001 in Koizumi cabinet, he also served as Minister of Privatization of Postal Services; Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications. In 2004, elected to the House of Councilors. On September 2006, he resigned from the House of Councilors and Politics. Senior Research Fellow, Japan Center for Economic Research; Director, Academyhills; Chairman and Director, Pasona Group Inc.; Outside Director, Orix Corporation; Outside Director, Sbi Holdings, Inc..

1951年、和歌山県生まれ。博士(経済学)。一橋大学経済学部卒業後、73年日本開発銀行入行、81年に退職後、ハーバード大学客員准教授、慶應義塾大学総合政策学部教授などを務める。01年、小泉内閣の経済財政政策担当大臣就任を皮切りに金融担当大臣、郵政民営化担当大臣、総務大臣などを歴任。04年参議院議員に当選。06年9月、参議院議員を辞職し政界を引退。ほか公益社団法人日本経済研究センター研究顧問、アカデミーヒルズ理事長、(株)パソナグループ取締役会長、オリックス(株)社外取締役、Sbiホールディングス(株)社外取締役などを兼職。