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R Taggart Murphy
R. Taggart Murphy is Professor in the MBA Program in International Business, Graduate School of Business Sciences, at the University of Tsukuba's Tokyo Campus. A former investment banker, Murphy has also taught in the College of International Studies and the Graduate School of International Political Economy at Tsukuba University's main campus and was a Non-Resident Senior Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of The Weight of the Yen (W.W. Norton, 1996) named by Business Week as one of the ten best business books of 1996 and, with Akio Mikuni of Japan's Policy Trap (Brookings, 2002), voted the best professional and scholarly book of 2002 in the economics category by the American Association of Publishers. His articles have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, the New Left Review, the London Review of Books, the National Interest, and Fortune among others.