Principal Economist – Japan and Pacific Islands, Economics and Country Risk, IHS Markit
Ms. Harumi Taguchi, principal economist at IHS Markit, is
responsible for macroeconomic analysis and forecasts on Japan and
some Pacific Islands economies.
Her area of focus includes American Samoa, Guam, Micronesia, Samoa
and Solomon Islands. She has researched this area of the Pacific
for more than 15 years. She gained previous experience at Iwai
Cosmo Securities Co., Japan Institute of Overseas Investment,
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co. and Westpac Banking
Corporation. Ms. Taguchi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from
Meiji University, Suginami, Japan, and a master's degree in
Economics from Aoyama Gakuin University, Shibuya, Japan.