Professor of Faculty of Business and Commerce - Keio University
Isamu Yamamoto is Professor of Faculty of Business and Commerce at Keio University, Japan. He is also Director of the Panel Data Research Center at Keio University, where he is responsible for several household panel surveys representing Japan such as the Japan Household Panel Survey (JHPS) and the Japanese Panel Survey of Consumers (JPSC). As Principal Investigator, he also leads a research project “Research on the task models to cooperate with the human and new technology: Evaluating the impacts on labor market” of Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society (RISTEX), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). Previously, He was a senior economist at the Bank of Japan. He received his PhD in Economics from Brown University.
Expert interview on AI and the labour market
At the video section of AI-WIPS Labour Market page, Isamu shares findings from a survey he has carried out on the impact of AI in the workplace in Japan, and what it means for different skills groups. See also the following materials for reference:
Isamu Yamamoto's videos
AI and the Labour market: Interview with Professor Isamu Yamamoto, Keio Univerity, JapanJanuary 28, 2021–8 mins
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