University of Tokyo's Takatoshi Ito

University of Tokyo's Takatoshi Ito

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Takatoshi Ito, dean of the University of Tokyo's graduate school of public policy. Shinzo Abe was set to decide on his nominee for BOJ governor next week, with contenders including Ito, Haruhiko Kuroda, Kikuo Iwata, Kazumasa Iwata and Toshiro Muto.