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Masahito Ambashi

Masahito Ambashi
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12 May 2020
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Masahito Ambashi served as an official of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan and was experienced in various policy departments. He was also an Economist at ERIA from August 2015 to August 2020 and engaged with many ERIA research projects such as Lao PDR at the Crossroads, ASEAN@50, and Innovation Policy in ASEAN. He is currently an Associate Professor of Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University in Japan.

Expertise

  • Innovation
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Economic Development
  • International Relations
 

Education

2017

PhD, Economics
University of Essex, United Kingdom

2012

MSc, Economics (with distinction)
University of Essex, United Kingdom

2004

MA, Economics
Kyoto University, Japan

2002

BA, Economics
Kyoto University, Japan

Professional Experience

2021 - present

Associate Professor
Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, Japan

2020 - present 

Research Fellow 
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

2015 - 2020

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

2013 - present

Consulting Fellow
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan

2014 - 2015

Deputy Director
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Multilateral Trade System Department, WTO Compliance and Dispute Settlement

2010 -  2011

Deputy Director
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Trade Policy Bureau, Asia Pacific Division

2009 - 2011

Consulting Fellow
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan

2008 - 2010

Senior Staff Economist
Cabinet Office of Japan, Economic and Fiscal Management Bureau, Economic Outlook Division

2007 - 2008

Senior Staff
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Energy Strategy Office

2006 - 2007

Senior Staff
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Minister's Secretariat, Policy Evaluation and Public Relations Division

2004 - 2006

Official
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, Macro Economic Affairs Division


Publications

See the following homepage. https://researchmap.jp/ambashi_masahito

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