Gyohten, Toyoo

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GYOHTEN, Toyoo. Japanese, b. 1931. Genres: Economics, International relations/Current affairs. Career: Ministry of Finance, Tokyo, Japan, 1955-; worked at International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC, Japan desk, 1964-66; Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, special assistant to the president, 1966-69; director general of international finance bureau, 1984-86, vice minister of finance for international affairs, 1986-89, Joined the Bank of Tokyo, Tokyo, 1991-, chair of board of directors, 1992-. Senior Advisor, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd., and President, Institute for International Monetary Affairs, 1996-. Visiting professor at universities; member of advisory groups, committees, and commissions. Publications: (with P. Volcker) Changing Fortunes: The World's Money and the Threat to American Leadership, 1992; (ed. with M. Kuroda) One Hundred Key Words to Understand U.S.-Japan Economic Relations, 1992; Nihon Keizai no Shiza, 1993; The Yen: Destination Unknown-Personal Perspective, 1996. Address: 3-2 Nihombashi Hongokucho 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0021, Japan.