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Hiroko Ōta

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Name  Hiroko Ota
Role  Japanese Politician
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Hiroko Ōta (大田 弘子, Ōta Hiroko, born 2 February 1954 in Kagoshima, Kagoshima) is a female Japanese politician and a researcher of economics. Her academic specialties are national public finance and economic policy. She is a noted lecturer of public finance and is a professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo.

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Ōta served as the Japanese cabinet minister of economic policy, which is responsible for charging economic policy and public finance. In April 2014, Ōta has been appointed to the position of chairwoman of the board by Mizuho Financial Group, Japan's second-largest financial services group.


  • 1976: graduates from Hitotsubashi University
  • 1993: assistant professor at Osaka University
  • 1996: professor of economics at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo
  • 2002: cabinet office counsellor
  • 2006–2008: appointed to be Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy under the Abe administration and proceeding Fukuda administration
  • 2008: returns to GRIPS as a professor
  • 2009–2011: GRIPS vice president
  • References

    Hiroko Ōta Wikipedia

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