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Yoichi Funabashi

Yoichi Funabashi, Japanese editor-in-chief. Member of International Crisis Group (executive board member).

Background

  • Funabashi, Yoichi was born on December 15, 1944 in Beijing, China. Son of Hamao and Yoshiko (Nishimura) Funabashi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Tokyo, Japan, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Keio, 1992.

    Career

    • Nieman fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1976. Correspondent to Beijing Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo, Japan, 1980-1981, correspondent to Washington Japan, 1984-1987. Visiting fellow Institute for International Economics, Washington, 1987.

      Columnist, diplomatic correspondent Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo, since 1989. Bureau chief Asahi Shimbun General Bureau, 1993—1997. Distinguished guest scholar Brookings Institution, 2005—2006.

    Works

    • Author: Managing the Dollar, 1988 (Yoshino Sakuzo award 1988), Trilateral Commission, Alliance Adrift, 1999.

    Membership

    Member of International Crisis Group (executive board member).

    Connections

    • Married Reiko Kinoshita. Children: Lisa, Kenichi.
    • father: Hamao Funabashi
    • mother: Yoshiko (Nishimura) Funabashi
    • spouse: Reiko Kinoshita
    • children: Lisa Funabashi
    • Kenichi Funabashi
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    Born December 15, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University Tokyo
    • 1992
      University Keio
    • 1975 - 1976
      Nieman fellow, Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      correspondent to Beijing Asahi Shimbun
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1984 - 1987
      correspondent to Beijing Asahi Shimbun
    • 1987
      visiting fellow, Institute for International Economics
      Washington, United States
    • 1989
      columnist
      Tokyo, Japan