Shujiro Urata

Shujiro Urata

POSITION


Senior Research Advisor to the President of ERIA

EXPERTISE


  • International Economics
  • Development Economics

EDUCATION


1978

Ph.D (Economics)
Stanford University

1976

M.A. (Economics)
Keio University

1973

B.A. (Economics
Stanford University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2009

Senior Research Advisor to President of ERIA
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (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

RECENT PUBLICATIONS


  • Industrial Policies in East Asia, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), 1992 (co-edited)
  • Measuring the Costs of Protection in Japan, Institute for International Economics,Washington, D.C., 1995 (co-authored)
  • Foreign Direct Investment: Gearing Towards Stronger Philippines-Japan Economic Relations in the 90's and Beyond De La Salle University, Manila, 1996 (co-authored)
  • Asia & Europe: Beyond Competing Regionalism, Sussex Academic Press, 1998 (co-edited)
  • Small Firm Dynamism in East Asia, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002 (co-edited)
  • Winning in Asia: Japanese Style, Palgrave, 2002 (co-edited)
  • Competitiveness, FDI and Technological Activity in East Asia, Edward Elgar, 2003 (co-edited)
  • Bilateral Trade Agreement in Asia-Pacific, Routledge, 2005 (co-edited)
  • Multinationals and Economic Growth in East Asia, Routledge, 2006 (co-edited)
  • Free Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific, World Scientific, 2010 (co-edited)

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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