Fukunari Kimura

Fukunari Kimura

POSITION


Chief Economist

EXPERTISE


    Primary
  • International Trade and Development Economics
  • Economic Growth Theory
    Secondary
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Japanese/Asian Economies

EDUCATION


1991

Ph.D (Economics)
Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1990

M.A. (Economics)
Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1982

B.A. (Law)
Faculty of Law (Political Science Course), University of Tokyo

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2010

President
The Japan Society of International Economics

2008

Chief Economist
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

2008

Associate Director
Forum for Research in Empirical International Trade (FREIT)

2000

Professor
Faculty of Economics, Keio University

2008-2009

Senior Visiting Fellow
Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER)

2006

Visiting Fellow
Crawford School of Economics and Government
College of Asia & Pacific, Australian National University

2004

Visiting Scholar
Academia Sinica, Taiwan

2003-2004 Short-term Consultants
World Bank
2002-2003

Consultant
Inter-American Development Bank

1999-2000

Visiting Researcher
Asia Network, Asahi Shinbun

1998-2001 Member
Advisory Group, Japanese Cooperation for Jordan
1998-2000

Consultant
World Bank Institute, The World Bank

1997-1999 Consultant
Development Research Group, The World Bank
1995-1997

Visiting Senior Researcher
Economic Research Institute, Economic Planning Agency, Government of Japan

1994-2001 Research Advisor
International Development Center of Japan (IDCJ)
1994-2000

Associate Professor
Faculty of Economics, Keio University

1991-1994

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics, State University of New York, Albany

1988-1991

Part-time Teaching/Research Assistant
Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1982-1986 Researcher
International Development Center of Japan (IDCJ)
1981-1982 Part-time Researcher
International Development Center of Japan (IDCJ)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS


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OTHERS


Professional Membership

  • International Economics and Finance Society
  • Japanese Economic Association
  • The Japan Society of International Economics (Vice President (2008-2010)) (President (2010-2012))

Honors

  • First Order of King Hussain Decoration of Distinguished Service to the Country The Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan. August 31, 1997

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