Dr. Robert Alan Feldman
Dr. Robert Alan Feldman
Managing Director & Chief Economist, Fixed Income Research Tokyo

Dr. Feldman joined Morgan Stanley in 1998 as the chief economist for Japan. In 2003, he also became co-director of Japan Research. Currently, he acts as head of Fixed Income Research in Japan. He focuses on the outlook for the Japanese economy, financial markets, and policy developments.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was the chief economist for Japan at Salomon Brothers from 1990-97 and worked for the IMF from 1983-89.

Dr. Feldman holds a PhD in economics from MIT and a BA in economics and Japanese studies from Yale. He is also a regular commentator on World Business Satellite, the nightly business program of TV Tokyo.

How to Reshape Education for the Technovate Era

How do we reshape education to equip people with the skills they need for the future of work?
How do we reshape education to equip people with the skills they need for the future of work?

How COVID-19 Changed the Way Corporations Invest in Sustainability

COVID-19 has changed a lot of our world. But there are opportunities, as well. The pandemic has changed the way corporations invest in sustainability, respond to pressure, and impact society.
COVID-19 has changed a lot of our world. But there are opportunities, as well. The pandemic has changed the way corporations invest in sustainability, respond to pressure, and impact society.

The Future of Work: Labor, Innovation, and Productivity

Technologies and business models are destroying some jobs and creating...
Technologies and business models are destroying some jobs and creating...

Free Trade: How to Push Against the Rise of Protectionism

Despite the US withdrawal from the TPP, trade agreements remain...
Despite the US withdrawal from the TPP, trade agreements remain...

Boosting Innovation and Dynamism: Can Japanese Companies Survive in Global Competition?

By Robert Alan Feldman, Yoshiaki Fujimori, Takashi Mitachi and Nik...
By Robert Alan Feldman, Yoshiaki Fujimori, Takashi Mitachi and Nik...

Talking (or Not Talking) about the Hard Issues of Fiscal Sustainability

Richard Solomon from Beacon Reports covered G1 Global Conference 2014. Here's how two resident experts on Japan's economy responded to the tax hike conundrum when asked "Is Abenomics in trouble?"
Richard Solomon from Beacon Reports covered G1 Global Conference 2014. Here's how two resident experts on Japan's economy responded to the tax hike conundrum when asked "Is Abenomics in trouble?"

A Stronger Japan: Impact on Asia and the World

By Yoshimasa Hayashi, Robert Alan Feldman, Yoshimasa Hayashi, Nik Gowing. <...
By Yoshimasa Hayashi, Robert Alan Feldman, Yoshimasa Hayashi, Nik Gowing. <...

Rebuilding Japan

3/11 posed a major challenge for the Japanese economy. This was especially true for the manufacturing sector, where exports still remain the crux of the country’ s economic growth. As the situation improves, what should companies do?
3/11 posed a major challenge for the Japanese economy. This was especially true for the manufacturing sector, where exports still remain the crux of the country’ s economic growth. As the situation improves, what should companies do?