Japan: Four months after leaving his job as Bank of Japan governor in March, Masaaki Shirakawa has taken up a teaching position at Aoyama Gakuin University, a 140-year-old private institution in Tokyo, according to reports.
Shirakawa's decision surprised some pundits who had tipped him for a high-profile job with the Bank of International Settlements or the International Monetary Fund.
Shirakawa, who will become a special professor of international politics and economics, taught at Kyoto Univers
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