Senior Research Advisor to the President of ERIA
Shujiro Urata received his PhD in Economics from Standford University in 1978. Before joining ERIA as a senior research advisor, he was affiliated with Waseda University wherein he served as professor since 1988. His focus of research is in international and development economics.
- International economics; and
- Development economics
Senior Research Advisor to President of ERIA
Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Research Fellow, Japan Center for Economic Research
|2001 - 2011|
Faculty Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
|1997 - 1999|
Director General, Research Institute, People's Finance Corporation
|1994 - 2005|
Professor, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University
|1988 - 1993|
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University
|1986 - 1988|
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University
|1981 - 1986|
Economist, The World Bank
|1978 - 1981|
Research Associate, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC
Publications (Selected Books)
Elgar, Edward, and S. Urata (2003), Competitiveness, FDI and Technological Activity in East Asia, UK: Edward Elgar Publisher.
Urata, S., co-ed., (1992), 'Industrial Policies in East Asia', Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
Urata, S., et al (1995), 'Measuring the Costs of Protection in Japan', Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C.
Urata, S., et al (1996), 'Foreign Direct Investment: Gearing Towards Stronger Philippines-Japan Economic Relations in the 90's and Beyond'. De La Salle University, Manila.
Urata, S., co-ed., (1998), Asia & Europe: Beyond Competing Regionalism, UK: Sussex Academic Press.
Urata, S., co-ed., (2002), Small Firm Dynamism in East Asia, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Urata, S., co-ed., (2002), Winning in Asia: Japanese Style, UK: Palgrave.
Urata, S., co-ed., (2005), Bilateral Trade Agreement in Asia-Pacific; London & NY: Routledge.
Urata, S., co-ed., (2006), Multinationals and Economic Growth in East Asia, London & NY: Routledge.
Urata, S., co-ed., (2010), Free Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific,World Scientific.
Other Positions Held
Editorial Board Member of Academic Journal:
Developing Economies (chair)
Asian Economic Policy Review
Asian Economic Journal
ASEAN Economic Bulletin
Business and Politics