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FY 2014/2015 Research Topic: C-37
Catch-up Industrialization in the 21th Century


The aim of this project is to deepen the understanding of catch-up industrialization as a development mechanism. This project attempts to mainly study the following three issues; the “graduation” from catch-up industrialization, the variety of catch-up industrialization and the different type of development patterns from catch-up industrialization that utilizes the manufacturing sector as the main engine of growth.


April 2013 - March 2015

Members of the Research Project
[ Organizer ] SATO Yukihito
[ Co-researchers ] SATO Hajime
[ Co-researchers ] SATO Yuri
[ Co-researchers ] ABE Makoto
[ Co-researchers ] KANG Byeongwoo
[ Co-researchers ] MARUKAWA Tomoo (Professor, Institute of Social Science, the University of Tokyo)
[ Co-researchers ] OIKAWA Hiroshi (Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Kansai University)
[ Co-researchers ] ITO Shingo (Unit Chief, China Unit, Research Department-Asia, Mizuho Research Institute, Ltd.)
[ Co-researchers ] YOSHIOKA Hidemi (Professor, Faculty of Law, Kumamoto University)
[ Co-researchers ] Jyoti Saraswati (Lecturer, the Stern School of Business, New York University (London Business School))
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