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John West has completed his Masters in Economics from the University of New South Wales (Australia). Currently he is working as the Executive Director at Asian Century Institute. He has worked for the Asian Development Bank Institute, the Australian Treasury and the OECD. He has been a member of the American Chamber of Commerce (Japan) and Foreign Correspondents Club (Japan). He also acts as the Editor-in-Chief for MrGlobalization.com. To know more about him, please visit his LinkedIn profile.