Shihoko Goto is deputy director for geo-economics with the Wilson Center’s Asia Program and senior associate for Northeast Asia. She is also a contributing editor to The Globalist and a Japan Times columnist. Previously, she was a financial journalist with Dow Jones News Service and United Press International. She was also a donor country relations officer with the World Bank. She has a BA in modern history from Trinity College, University of Oxford and an MA in international political theory from Waseda University.