Yasushi Mieno

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Yasushi Mieno (三重 野康, Mieno Yasushi?, March 17, 1924 – April 15, 2012) was a Japanese businessman, central banker, the 26th Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) and a Director of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Mieno was born in Ōita.[3]


From April 1975 through February 1978, Mieno was head of the BOJ banking department.[4]

Mieno was BOJ Governor from December 17, 1989 to December 16, 1994,[5] having previously served as Deputy Governor from 1984 to 1989.[4]

In 1994, he was an elected member of the BIS Board of Directors.[1]

On April 15, 2012, Mieno died from heart failure in a Tokyo hospital.[2]

Selected works[edit]

In a statistical overview derived from writings by and about Yasushi Mieno, OCLC/WorldCat encompasses roughly 7 works in 10 publications in 2 languages and 50+ library holdings.[6]

  • World Economy in the 1990s: a Japanese Central Banker's View (1990)
  • Current Monetary and Economic Conditions in Japan (1993)
  • 日本経済と中央銀行: 前日銀総裁講演錄 by 三重野康 (1995)
  • 利を見て義を思う: 三重野康の金融政策講義 (2000)



Government offices
Preceded by
Satoshi Sumita
Governor of the Bank of Japan
Succeeded by
Yasuo Matsushita