(Last updated : 2022-03-14 16:58:06)
   Department   College of International Management
   Position   Professor
■ Education
1. 2000/02~2005/12 〔Doctoral course〕 Ph.D in Economics (Political Economy), School of Economics and Political Science, The University of Sydney, Completed, Ph.D in Economics (Political Economy)
2. 1998/09~1999/12 〔Master degree program〕 MA in International Development Studies, Development and Project Planning Centre, The University of Bradford, UK, Completed, MA in International Development Studies
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2019/03~2020/09 Budapest Business School (BGE) Hungary Faculty of International Management and Business Visiting Professor
2. 2015/10~2016/03 Charles University in Prague Czech Republic Institute of East Asian Studies Visiting Scholar
3. 2016/04~ Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of International Management Professor
4. 2010/04~2016/03 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of International Management Associate Professor
5. 2007/04~2010/03 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of Asia Pacific Management Assistant Professor
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■ Current specialized field
International Development Studies, International Political Economy, International Management, Area studies (Key Word:Industrial Development, Industrial Policy, Global Value Chain, Automotive Industry, Apparel Industry, Regional Development, Social Capital, One Village One Product, Southeast Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Japanese Firms and FDI) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2022/08 Article Magyar Suzuki Corporation and the Hungarian Automotive Industry Acta Oeconomica (the Hungarian Academy of Sciences) forthcoming (Collaboration) 
2. 2022/03 Article Industrial Policy and Automotive Development: A Comparative Study of Thailand and Czechia Eurasian Geography and Economics (Routledge) 63(2),pp.212-238 (Collaboration)  Link
3. 2022/02/25 Article Industrial Development and Tajikistan’s Apparel Industry:
Upgrading, Challenges and Covid-19 RCAPS Working Paper RWP-21002 (Collaboration) 
4. 2021/02/09 Article The Drive for Electric Vehicles in Asia East Asian Forum (Australian National University) Online(9 February 2021) (Single)  Link
5. 2020/11 Article Backward Linkages in the Hungarian Automotive Industry:
Where Are the Links Concentrated? 1st International Conference on Automotive Industry 2020 pp.100-111 (Collaboration) 
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2016/01 International Journal of Development Issues (Emerald Publishing) Link
2. 2016/01~ ∟ Editorial Advisory Board Member
3. 2016/06 PSU Research Review: An International Journal (Emerald Publishing) Link
4. 2016/06~ ∟ Senior Associate Editor
5. 2017/01 IJOPEC Publication (London, Istanbul)
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2021/06/25 Tajikistan’s Apparel Industry in the Global Value Chains: Industrial Upgrading and Challenges to Covid-19 (12th International Conference of Political Economy (ICOPEC))
2. 2021/05/07 Tajikistan’s Apparel Industry in the Global Value Chains: Industrial Upgrading and Challenges (2021 OBIC Conference)
3. 2021/02/26 The Case of Magyar Suzuki Corporation (Economic cooperation and Investment between V4 and Japan)
4. 2020/09/19 Magyar Suzuki Corporation and the Hungarian Automotive Industry (RIEB Seminar, Kobe University)
5. 2020/09/01 Magyar Suzuki Corporation and the Hungarian Automotive Industry (1st International Conference on Automotive Industry: Institute of World Economy, Hungary Academy of Sciences and Budapest Business School)
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■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2018~2020  Comparative Study on the Automotive Industry in Southeast Asia and Central and Eastern Europe: Industrial Policy, Production Networks and Regional Development  (Key Word : Automotive Industry, Industrial Development Central and Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia)
2. 2013~2015  Automotive Industry in Indonesia  (Key Word : Automotive Industry, Industrialisation, Indonesia)
3. 2009~2011  A Comparative Study of OVOP-Type Grassroot Entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia  (Key Word : )
4. 2007~2009  The Sustainability of Garment Production among New Asian Exporters in the Post-MFA Era  (Key Word : Garment and Textile Industry, Global Value Chain, Vietnam, Cambodia)
■ Awards and honors
1. 2017/05 Emerald Publishing Emerald Literati Awards (Best Reviewers)
■ Professional contribution to Society
1. 2016/03~2018/03 Researcher at Asia Pacific Institute of Research
■ Committee and society
1. 2019/05~ OSTİM Technical University, Turkey  International Advisory Board Board Member
2. 2008/04~2009/03 Kyushu – Indo-China Economic Cooperation Committee Member
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