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  Kensuke YANAGIDA

    Research Fellow at The Japan Institute of Internatinal Affairs.
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JIIA Projects

  • Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC)
 

Research Interests:

  • Development Economics, International Economic Issues in Asia and the Pacific, International Labor Migration
 

Education

  • M.A. in Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2012
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Development Studies,
    Institute of Developing Economy Advanced School (IDEAS), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan, 2010
  • B.A. in Economics, Soka University, Japan, 2007
 

Career

  • Research Fellow, GRIPS Alliance, National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies (Tokyo, Japan), 2015-Present
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Comparative Studies of Politics and Administration in Asia, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University (Fukuoka, Japan), 2014-2015
  • Research Fellow, The Japan Institute of International Affairs (Tokyo, Japan), 2014-Present
  • Research Associate, Asian Development Bank Institute (Tokyo, Japan), 2012-2014
  • Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company Tokyo Branch (Tokyo, Japan), 2007-2009
 

Publications

Journal Article (refereed)

  • T. Kikuchi, K. Yanagida and H. Vo (2018). The Effects of Mega-Regional Trade Agreements on Vietnam. Journal of Asian Economics, In Press.
 

Book Chapter

  • G. Capanelli and K. Yanagida (2013). "Prospects for Southeast Asia's Long Term Economic Development: What Roles for Central Banks?" Session 5 in Finding Asia's New Sustainable Growth Model Post GFC: The Role of the Central Banks (Proceedings of high-level conference), pp127-178. Kuala Lumpur: The SEACEN Centre.
 

Short Blog Article

  • K. Yanagida. 2014. “Looking for a plus-one, Japan turns to Vietnam” in East Asia Forum
  • K. Yanagida and B.L. Ngiang. 2013. "What's holding back Japanese SMEs from regional opportunities?" in East Asia Forum
 

Presentations

  • CAG Conference on Trade, Industrialization and Structural Reforms in ASEAN, Ho Chi Minh City. (January 9-10, 2017)
  • Poster presentation at 12th Annual Research Postgraduate Conference, The University of Hong Kong, on “Coping with an Ageing Population in Japan: Toward a Policy Framework For Attracting High Quality Nurses and Caregivers From Southeast Asia under Economic Partnership Agreement”, Hong Kong. (June 2, 2012)