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Yuji Furui

Project Professor,Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo HABITAT Phase3

Yuji Furui is a Project Professor at Institute for Future Initiatives(IFI), The University of Tokyo. He held a Ph.D. (Medicine) from Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo(2000). Specialized in preventive medicine and social security policy. After working as a Project Assistant Professor at The University of Tokyo Hospital, he became a Visiting Professor at Jichi Medical University(2017), and has also been a Project Assistant Professor at Institute for Future Initiatives(IFI), The University of Tokyo (2018).
He is also an expert member of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy in the Cabinet Office, involved in the process of formulating the basic policy for economic and fiscal management and reform.
He has recognized the importance of human capital investment through the management of his healthcare company,which he founded in his 30s.