(Last updated : 2024-02-22 16:53:53)
  SUZUKI Yasushi
   Department   Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of International Management
   Position   Professor
■ Education
1. 〔Doctorial Course〕, SOAS, University of London, Completed, PhD in Economics
2. 〔Master Course〕, Birkbeck, University of London, Completed, LLM in International Economic Law
3. 〔Master Course〕, SOAS, University of London, Completed, MSc in Economics with reference to South Asia (Distinction)
4. Faculty of Political Science & Economics, Waseda University, Graduated, BA in Political Science
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2004/04~ Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies Professor
2. 2019/12~ Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia Visiting Professor
3. 2015/06~2023/06 Striders Corporation Independent (non-executive) Director
4. 2002/03~2004/03 Kanazawa Institute of Technology Associate Professor
5. 1999/08~2000/02 The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan (LTCB) New York Branch Deputy General Manager
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■ Current specialized field
Comparative Financial Systems, Islamic Finance, Public Finance, Institutional Political Economy, Philosophy of Economics (Key Word:Theories of Rents, Rent-seeking, and Justice-seeking) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2023/01 Book Digital Transformation in Islamic Finance: A Critical and Analytical View   (Collaboration)  Link
2. 2021/01 Book Growth of Islamic Banking in Indonesia: Theory and Practice   (Collaboration)  Link
3. 2021/08 Book Implementation of Basel Accords in Bangladesh: A Case of Multiple Institutional
Failures  pp.1-214 (Collaboration) 
4. 2023/06 Article Lender’s position in the profit and loss sharing Islamic finance: an analytical perspective of Izutsu’s hypotheses on “Islam” and “Hilm” International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management 16(4),pp.687-700 (Collaboration)  Link
5. 2022/04 Article Realising the Corporate Social Performance (CSP) of Takaful (Islamic Insurance) Operators through Drone-Assisted Disaster Victim Identification (DVI). Sustainability 14(9),pp.5440 (Collaboration)  Link
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2023/12/08 Household Financial Wealth in Developing Countries: Behavioral and Sustainability Insights (The annual conference on innovation and integration for development (VIID))
■ Works
1. 2023/03/15 Fostering trust and adding value towards a sustainable Social Finance Ecosystem: From Output to Impact (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
2. 2021/09/17 Typology of Islamic Fintech (Bogor, Indonesia)
3. 2021/03/25 Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Its Recovery Potentials Using Islamic Banking Instruments (Malaysia (Online))
4. 2021/01/25 Growth of Islamic Banking in Indonesia (Indonesia (online)) Link
5. 2020/12/23 Shari’ah-compliant benchmark and Shari’ah-based ‘raf’ al-haraj’ benchmark on prohibition of riba (Malaysia (Online))
■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2019/04~  Comparative studies on governance structure in the Islamic mode of finance on Reverse Murabaha and analyses of Shariah Compliance cost  (Key Word : )
2. 2006~2008  Property rights and Economics Growth, Structural Failure and Transition Failure  (Key Word : property rights,economic growth,Transition Failure)
3. 2006~2008  Studies in banking system in China, India and South Asia  (Key Word : China,India,Banking System)
4. 2005~2008  Anglo-American Market fundamentalism versus Market socialism Studies in globalization of hedge fund and financial derivative market  (Key Word : Market fundamentalism,Globalization,Corporate ethics)
5. 2005~2007  Uncertainty and Economic Growth from the Post-Keynesian perspective  (Key Word : Uncertainty,Economic Growth,)
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■ Awards and honors
1. 2022/08 Emerald Publishing Outstanding Paper in the 2022 Emerald Literati Awards (The impact of COVID-19 on Islamic banks in Bangladesh: a perspective of Marxian “circuit of merchant’s capital”) Link
2. 2019/08 Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, Emerald 2019 Outstanding Reviewer
3. 2014 International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Emerald 2014 Highly Commended Paper Award, Emerald
4. 2012/03 Best paper award : International Conference on Arts, Social Science and Technology (ICAST)
■ Committee and society
1. 2018/05~ Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, Emerald Associate Editor
2. 2021/10/01~ Asia-Japan Research Institute, Ritsumeikan University Visiting Researcher
3. 2016/10~2017/03 ISEAS Yusof-Ishak Institute (Singapore) Visiting Researcher
4. 2016/09~2017/03 International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS), Malaysia Visiting Researcher
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