Recommendation of Guidelines to seek Candidates for "The 6th GPIF Finance Awards"

September 6th, 2023

Recommendation of Guidelines to seek Candidates
for "The 6th GPIF Finance Awards"

With regard to "The 6th GPIF Finance Awards", we will seek recommendation of candidates in accordance with following procedures.


The candidates must be researchers in Japan who conducted excellent study that contributes to sophisticate pension fund management(in general this includes those who work at universities and research institutes and practitioners who conduct academic research,or researchers outside Japan who conducted the above study, and have enrolled in Japanese educational institutions or Japanese research institutes as teachers, students, or researchers.


The candidates can be recommended by themselves or by others.


The selection committee of academic advisors will select the winner.

(Member of selection committee)

 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
 Yuri Okina Chairperson of the Institute, The Japan Research Institute, Ltd. (Member of Financial System Council
 Shinichi Fukuda Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
 Yasuhiro Yonezawa Former Professor, Graduate School of Business and Finance, Waseda University (Former Chair of Investment Advisory Committee
 Tatsuyoshi Okimoto Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University
 Yasuyuki Kato Professor, Business School, Kyoto University of Advanced Science( Member of Board of Governors


September 6th, 2023 - October 31st, 2023 Application
January,2024 - February,2024 Announcement (website)
March,2024 Ceremony and Lecture


Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Financial Services Agency
Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations