The 4th GPIF Finance Awards Winner Announced

Jan 21st, 2021

The selection committee of academic advisors selected the winner as below.


Alexis Akira Toda

Associate Professor, University of California San Diego

(Reasons for selecting)

Dr. Toda has made distinguished contribution in mathematical economics and finance. Especially he has written many papers on power law, which naturally emerges in dynamic general equilibrium models with heterogenous agents. His central research interests lies in general equilibrium theory and its applications especially in finance and macroeconomics. We expect his further achievements in the future.

(Member of selection committee)

Robert C. Merton Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, The School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan and University Professor Emeritus at Harvard University
Josh Lerner The Jacob H.Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School
David Chambers Reader in Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Kazuo Ueda Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Kyoritsu Women's University and Director, Center for Advanced Research in Finance (Former chair of Investment Advisory Committee)
Yuri Okina Chairperson of the Institute, The Japan Research Institute, Ltd. (Member of Financial System Council)
Tatsuyoshi Okimoto Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Shinichi Fukuda Professor, Graduate school of Economics, The University of Tokyo (Member of Financial System Council)
Yasuhiro Yonezawa Professor, Graduate School of Business and Finance, Waseda University (Former chair of Investment Advisory Committee)