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Yoshikazu Kato

Research Fellow, Rakuten Securities Economic Research Institute

Yoshikazu Kato

About Yoshikazu Kato

Yoshikazu Kato is currently a research fellow at Rakuten Securities Economic Research Institute and a director of Trans-Pacific Group, a Tokyo-based geopolitical and economic research and consulting firm. Kato was a former adjunct associate professor at Asia Global Institute, The University of Hong Kong, fellow at Harvard Kennedy School and Asia Center, visiting scholar at Johns Hopkins University’s SAIS and Keio Research Institute at SFC, visiting lecturer at School of Journalism, Fudan University, and visiting professor at School of International Studies, Liaoning University.

Kato’s articles have appeared in the AsiaGlobal Online, New York Times Chinese edition, Financial Times Chinese edition, South China Morning Post, Nikkei Asian Review, Southern Weekly, among others.

Kato is the author of Patriotic Slaves, How Xi Jinping Deals with Trump – China’s Global Strategy and Japan’s choice, Beijingnization—Destiny of Hong Kong and the National Strategies of the Chinese Communist Party and Rebalance –China, Japan, and the United States in a new era (co-authored with Harvard Professor Ezra Vogel), among others.


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