Haruhiko Kuroda

1944 - Today

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Haruhiko Kuroda (黒田 東彦, Kuroda Haruhiko, born 25 October 1944) is a Japanese banker and a former Ministry of Finance government official who served as the 31st Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) from March 2013 to April 2023 and is currently a Professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS). From 2003 Mr Kuroda served as Special Advisor to the Cabinet of Prime Minister Koizumi, while teaching economics and finance as a Professor at the Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of Economics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Haruhiko Kuroda has received more than 242,768 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Haruhiko Kuroda is the 265th most popular economist (up from 267th in 2019), the 1,076th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,061st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Japanese Economist.

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Over the past year Haruhiko Kuroda has had the most page views in the with 117,374 views, followed by English (22,579), and Chinese (8,595). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (94.78%), Simple English (82.30%), and Mongolian (51.49%)


Among economists, Haruhiko Kuroda ranks 265 out of 414Before him are Maurice Dobb, Dennis Meadows, Wilhelm Lexis, Nouriel Roubini, Colin Clark, and Kenichi Ohmae. After him are James Wolfensohn, Petr Aven, Andreas Kaplan, Evsei Liberman, Boediono, and Joshua Angrist.

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Among people born in 1944, Haruhiko Kuroda ranks 396Before him are Ivan Ćurković, Boz Scaggs, Jean-François Stévenin, Max Romeo, Ard Schenk, and Ali Benflis. After him are Nicky Hopkins, Tony Visconti, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Abaz Arslanagić, Pedro de Felipe, and Peter Lynch.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Haruhiko Kuroda ranks 1,076 out of 6,245Before him are Takayuki Kuwata (1941), Sekiryo Kaneda (1901), Minoru Chiaki (1917), Sion Sono (1961), Kenichi Ohmae (1943), and Shinichi Hoshi (1926). After him are Tadahiko Ueda (1947), Kanō Tan'yū (1602), Goro Yamada (1894), Miyuki Nakajima (1952), Kenjiro Takayanagi (1899), and Toyohara Chikanobu (1838).


Among economists born in Japan, Haruhiko Kuroda ranks 2Before him are Kenichi Ohmae (1943). After him are Masaaki Shirakawa (1949).