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Yukari Sato

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Alma mater  New York University
Name  Yukari Sato
Role  Musical Artist

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Political party  Liberal Democratic Party
Music groups  AKB48 (2005 – 2010), SDN48 (2009 – 2012)
Albums  Team A 5th Stage "Renai Ki, Kamikyokutachi, Team A 1st Stage "Party ga, Team A 3rd Stage "Dareka n, Team K 3rd Stage "Nounai
Similar People  Kazumi Urano, Kayo Noro, Megumi Ohori, Haruka Kohara, Hana Tojima


Yukari Satō (佐藤 ゆかり, Satō Yukari, born August 19, 1961) is a Japanese economist and politician of the Liberal Democratic Party.


Early life & education

A native of Setagaya, Tokyo, Satō received a bachelor's degree from Sophia University, a master's degree in international relations from Columbia University, and a Ph.D in economics from the New York University.


Satō began her career in 1988 as an economist at Nikko Citigroup. She later worked for JPMorgan Chase and Credit Suisse First Boston.

Satō was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 2005, as part of a group of candidates (later called "Koizumi Children") hand-picked by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. She lost her seat in the 2009 election, but in 2010 she was elected to the House of Councillors. During her time in the Diet (national legislature), Satō served on many committees and held several party offices, including:

  • Parliamentary Secretary of Economy, Trade and Industry
  • Deputy Secretary-General of LDP
  • Deputy Chairman, LDP Policy Board in the House of Councillors
  • Minister of State for Economic, Fiscal and Finance Policy of LDP's Shadow Cabinet
  • Vice-Chairman, Committee on Organizations Involved with Public Finance, Finance and Securities of LDP
  • References

    Yukari Sato Wikipedia

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