(Last updated : 2020-05-22 08:51:03)
   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 Budapest Business School (BGE) Hungary 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. 2020/10 Book Automotive Industrialisation: Industrial Policy and Development in Southeast Asia   (Collaboration)  Link
2. 2020/04 Book Digitalization in International Trade and E-Commerce   (Collaboration)  Link
3. 2020/03 Article Transfer of Japanese-Style Management to the Czech Republic: The Case of Japanese Manufacturing Firms Asia Europe Journal (Springer) 18(1),pp.75-97 (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2019/11 Article The Thai Apparel Industry at a Crossroads: Industrial Decline, Restructuring, and Functional Upgrading Faculty of Economics, Kansai University Working Paper F-96  (Collaboration) 
5. 2019/10 Book Globalisation & Public Policy   (Collaboration)  Link
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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. 2020/03/03 Japanese FDI and Management Transfer to Czechia (European Union, Visegrad 4, and Japan Tradition and Prospects for Cooperation)
2. 2019/12/01 Industrial Policy and the Development of the Automotive Industry: A Comparative Study of Thailand and Czechia (17th Asia Pacific Conference, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific university)
3. 2019/11/14 Technological Changes and the Automotive Industry (Cerebration of Hungarian Science 2019: Multiple Paths to Digitization, Budapest Business School, Hungary)
4. 2019/11/13 Science & Technology Policy and Academia-Industry Relations in Japan (New Paradigms in Industry-University Cooperation, Szechnyi Istvan University, Hungary)
5. 2019/06/26 State Capacity, Industrial Policy and Policy Space: A Comparative Study of Automotive Development in Southeast Asia and Central Europe (10th International Conference of Political Economy: ICOPEC 2019, Istanbul Turkey)
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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. 2008/04~2009/03 Kyushu – Indo-China Economic Cooperation Committee Member
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