Principal Economist, IHS
Ms. Harumi Taguchi, Principal Economist, is responsible for macroeconomic analysis and forecasts on Japan and some Pacific Islands economies. These include American Samoa, Guam, Micronesia, Samoa and Solomon Islands. She has researched this area for more than 15 years. Her previous experience was gained 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.