Robert Alan Feldman
Robert Alan Feldman
Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities; Professor, Tokyo University of Science
Robert Alan Feldman is a Managing Director, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities. He joined the firm in February 1998 as the chief economist for Japan. In 2003, he also became Co -Director of Japan Research and currently is Head of Economic Research in Japan. He continues to focus on the outlook for the Japanese economy and on interest rate and exchange rate movements. He is a regular commentator on World Business Satellite, a daily business news program.
Feldman was the chief economist for Japan at Salomon Brothers from 1990 to 97. He worked for the IMF from 1983 through 89.
Feldman holds a Ph.D. in economics from the MIT and B.A.s in economics and in Japanese studies from Yale. He worked at both the FRB of New York and Chase Manhattan Bank. Robert first came to Japan as an exchange student in 1970, and has also studied at the NRI(1973-74) and the BoJ (1981-82).

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...

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?