(Last updated : 2022-09-01 08:47:50)
  SUZUKI Yasushi
   Department   College of International Management
   Position   Professor
■ Education
1. 〔Doctoral course〕, SOAS, University of London, Completed, PhD in Economics
2. 〔Master degree program〕, Birkbeck, University of London, Completed, LLM in International Economic Law
3. 〔Master degree program〕, 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. 2008/04~ Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies Professor
2. 2015/06~ Striders Corporation Independent (non-executive) Director
3. 2019/12~ Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia Visiting Professor
4. 2001/06~2002/03 AntFactory Inc. (U.K.) Financial Advisor
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
Theories of Banking, Islamic Finance, Public Finance, Institutional Political Economy, Philosophy of Economics (Key Word:Islamic Banking, Theories of Rents and Rent-seeking, Political Economy of Energy) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2022/11 Book Digital Transformation in Islamic Finance: A Critical and Analytical View   (Collaboration) 
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. 2018/03 Book Dillemmas and Challenges in Islamic Finance: Looking at equity and microfinance   (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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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2005/04~ Japan Society of Monetary Economics
■ Conference presentations
1. 2020/12/23 Shari’ah-compliant benchmark and Shari’ah-based ‘raf’ al-haraj’ benchmark on prohibition of riba (Visiting Professor Series III, MARA University of Technology, Malaysia)
2. 2019/11/30 Shari'ah-compliant benchmark and Shari'ah-based 'raf' al-haraj' benchmark on prohibition of riba (The 17th Asia Pacific Conference)
3. 2019/05/25 Is Islamic Microfinance serving the poor people compare to conventional Microfinance? (Spring Conference, Japan Association for Monetary Economics)
4. 2018/09/18 Bringing Paradigm Shift into Strategic Alliance between Islamic Venture Capital and Islamic Microfinance Institution in Indonesia: Portraying Pioneering Work of PT PBMT Ventura (The 1st International Conference on Islamic Economics, Business, and Finance (The 1st ICIEBF))
5. 2018/05/26 Anatomy of Islamic venture capital: Typology of Bahraini / Indonesian Islamic venture capital (Spring Conference, Japan Association for Monetary Economics)
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■ Works
1. 2021/09/17 Typology of Islamic Fintech (Bogor, Indonesia)
2. 2021/03/25 Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Its Recovery Potentials Using Islamic Banking Instruments (Malaysia (Online))
3. 2021/01/25 Growth of Islamic Banking in Indonesia (Indonesia (online)) Link
4. 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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