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Senior Research Advisor to the President of ERIA

Shujiro Urata


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. 

Expertise

  • International economics; and
  • Development economics
 

Education

1978

PhD (Economics),
Stanford University

1976

MA (Economics),
Keio University

1973

BA (Economics),
Stanford University

 

Experience

2009

Senior Research Advisor to President of ERIA

2005

Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University

1996

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.

 

Others


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

 
 
 

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