Researchers

Alphabetical Order

The IDE conducts research work for all developing countries and regions, including Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. Researcher profiles may be found on this page.


A

[Belonging・Position]
East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Director,Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Study of Korean Industry and Enterprises
[Belonging・Position]
Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Development economics, Behavioral economics, Agricultural economics
[Belonging・Position]
African Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Society and Economy of Mozambique, International Relations
[Belonging・Position]
Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
International Relations, Thai Foreign Policy Latest research topic: Influence of international exchange of goods, money and human and its on regional integration in Southeast Asia: the case of Thailand
[Belonging・Position]
Current Affairs Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Contemporary Sri Lankan Politics and Society

C

[Belonging・Position]
Law and Institution Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
International Relations (IR), International Political Economy (IPE), Global Environment Issues (e.g. climate change)
[Belonging・Position]
Law and Institution Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
Asian Law(Philippines), Law and Development, Dispute Resolution System

D

[Belonging・Position]
Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Middle East Politics; Egyptian Politics; Comparative Politics
[Belonging・Position]
Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Small business, Industrial cluster, Platform, Chinese Economy

E

[Belonging・Position]
East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Chinese Policy, Japan-China Relations, International Relations in East Asia

F

[Belonging・Position]
Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field]
Vietnamese economy and industry
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Politics and Economics of the Gulf Countries with focus on Saudi Arabia
[Belonging・Position]
African Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Development Economics in sub-Saharan Africa with focus on Manufacturing Industry and Labor Market, Apparel Industry in Low-income Countries
[Belonging・Position]
Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
Social Stratification, Education and Social Movements

G

[Belonging・Position]
Economic Geography Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Spatial Economics, Multinational Firms

H

[Belonging・Position]
Development Studies Center ・Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Development finance, Corporate finance, Indonesian economy
[Belonging・Position]
Economic Integration Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
International Political Economy, International Relations, Regional Integration, Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs), International Financial Institutions, Trade in Services
[Belonging・Position]
Global Value Chains Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
Firm Dynamics, Industrial Agglomeration and Economic Development
[Belonging・Position]
Current Affairs Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Legal Studies, Policy Studies, International Development and Cambodia
[Belonging・Position]
Overseas Research Fellow (Singapore)
[Research Field]
International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Spatial Economics
[Belonging・Position]
Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Comparative Politics, Turkish Politics.
[Belonging・Position]
Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Indonesian Economy, Development Economics
[Belonging・Position]
Executive Vice President
[Research Field]
Africa Area Study, Development Economics
[Belonging・Position]
Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Asian Economic History, Overseas-Chinese Economic Activity, Business and Entrepreneur, Regional Structure, Financial Crime (Money Laundering)
[Belonging・Position]
Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Mexican Economy, Business History of Developing Countries

I

[Belonging・Position]
Senior Overseas Research Fellow (Taipei)
[Research Field]
East Asia /Taiwan
[Belonging・Position]
Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Turkish Studies, International Relations, International Relations of the Middle East
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Asian law (Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries); international law; economic law
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
International input-output analysis, Global value chains analysis, Trade in value-added analysis
[Belonging・Position]
Development Studies Center ・Director-General
[Research Field]
Development of Greater Mekong Subregion, Economies and Politics of ASEAN and China, Indonesian Economy
[Belonging・Position]
Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Comparative Politics, Middle Eastern Politics
[Belonging・Position]
Governance Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field]
Area studies on Vietnam, public administration, local government
[Belonging・Position]
Overseas Research Fellow (Sevilla)
[Research Field]
Spatial Economics, Economic Integration in ASEAN and East Asia and Connectivity
[Belonging・Position]
Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
development economics, applied microeconomics, applied time series
[Belonging・Position]
Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Iran, Economics (mainly on Iranian economic institutions and markets)

K

[Belonging・Position]
Current Affairs Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Research Associate
[Research Field]
Research Associate, Current Affairs Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Belonging・Position]
Development Studies Center ・Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Finance, International Organization/Administration, Philippine Economy (especially in the financial sector)
[Belonging・Position]
Area Studies Center ・Deputy Director-General
[Research Field]
Industrial development in Taiwan and East Asian economies.
[Belonging・Position]
Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field]
Indonesian Politics, Comparative Politics
[Belonging・Position]
Area Studies Center ・Director-General
[Research Field]
Comparative Politics, New Democracies, Political Institutions, Southeast Asian Politics
[Belonging・Position]
Bangkok Research Center
[Research Field]
International Specialization, Foreign direct investment, State-owned enterprise, Econometrics, Lao economy
[Belonging・Position]
Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Latin American Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Institutions
[Belonging・Position]
Global Value Chains Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
Applied Econometrics, Flow of Funds Analysis, Financial System History
[Belonging・Position]
Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
International economics, Chinese economy
[Belonging・Position]
Planning and Coordination Division, Research Planning Department, Research Planning Department ・Director
[Research Field]
Chilean Economy, Managerial Economics
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Chinese Law, International Law, Disability Law
[Belonging・Position]
Gender and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Area Studies for the Horn of Africa, mainly Ethiopia Rural Studies and Development Studies
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Issues in Indonesia, Recycling and Waste Management in Asian Countries
[Belonging・Position]
Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Vietnam, Rural economy
[Belonging・Position]
South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Contemporary Politics and Rural Development Administration in Indian. Comparative Politics, especially election analysis, etc.
[Belonging・Position]
Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Associate Senior Research Fellow  
[Research Field]
Brazilian Area Studies, Social Development, Urban Sociology
[Belonging・Position]
Senior Overseas Research Fellow (Bangkok)
[Research Field]
Southeast Asian economies, Myanmar economy
[Belonging・Position]
Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Development economics, Applied microeconometrics
[Belonging・Position]
Economic Geography Studies Group, Development Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
International Trade, Malaysian Economy
[Belonging・Position]
Development Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Economic Integration in East Asia, Regional Economics, Input-output analysis
[Belonging・Position]
Development Studies Center ・Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Input-Output Analysis, Economic Statistics, International Trade, Development Economics

L

[Belonging・Position]
Global Value Chains Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Public Policy, International Trade and Chinese Economy

M

[Belonging・Position]
Economic Integration Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Labor Economics
[Belonging・Position]
Gender and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
Contemporary Politics of South Africa, Comparative Politics, International Relations
[Belonging・Position]
South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
South Asian Economy, Labor Economics, Family Economics, Population Economics
[Belonging・Position]
East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Cold War Diplomatic History, Chinese Diplomacy and Cross-Strait Relations
[Belonging・Position]
Senior Overseas Research Fellow (New York)
[Research Field]
Global Value Chains (GVCs) related Analysis, Low-carbon Economics, Interregional (international) Input-Output Analysis, Spatial CGE Modeling
[Belonging・Position]
Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
Environmental problems in developing countries, Trade and the environment, Standards and trade, Product-related environmental regulations, Globalization and developing countries, Supply chains
[Belonging・Position]
South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Belonging・Position]
Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Monetary Policies in Developing Countries
[Belonging・Position]
Development Studies Center ・Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Development Economics (Industrial Organization, Industrial Policy) Philippine Economy Disability and Development
[Belonging・Position]
Gender and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field]
Turkish Studies, Family and Gender Studies
[Belonging・Position]
Area Studies Center ・Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Area studies ( South Asia), Gender and Development issues, Labor issues, Social development

N

[Belonging・Position]
Senior Overseas Research Fellow (Seoul)
[Research Field]
Current Affairs in Korea
[Belonging・Position]
South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Poverty of South Asia, Development Economics, Microfinance
[Belonging・Position]
Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Malaysian Politics, Comparative Politics
[Belonging・Position]
Current Affairs Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Research Associate
[Research Field]
Lao Studies (Contemporary History)

O

[Belonging・Position]
Governance Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Kazakhstan, nationalism, ethnicity, migration, corruption, informality
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Chinese Economy External Economic Policy of China Physical Distribution of China Regional Economic Development in China
[Belonging・Position]
Current Affairs Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Political History of Burma/Myanmar, Urban Social History
[Belonging・Position]
South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Labor Economics, Employment and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Management
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Development economics
[Belonging・Position]
Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Director,Senior Research Fellow
[Research Field]
Environmental Problems and Social Change in China, Environmental Policy Process, River Basin Governance, NGO and Community
[Belonging・Position]
Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field]
Macroeconomics, Applied General Equilibrium Analysis

R

[Belonging・Position]
Governance Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
Chinese Politics, Comparative Politics

S

[Belonging・Position]
Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Middle Eastern Economy, Financial Development
[Belonging・Position]
Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Venezuelan economy, Venezuelan area studies
[Belonging・Position]
Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Area Study (Vietnam)
[Belonging・Position]
Area Studies Center ・Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
African Studies, African Politics.
[Belonging・Position]
African Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Politics and Society of South Africa
[Belonging・Position]
South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field]
Political economy of development The role of law and institutions in economic development
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Development Sociology, Area Study (Yemen, Eritrea), Japanese Development Experience
[Belonging・Position]
Development Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Chief Senior Researcher, Development Studies Center
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Director-General
[Research Field]
The political economy of Taiwan's industrial development.
[Belonging・Position]
Executive Vice President
[Research Field]
Area Studies, Economy, Industry and Business in Indonesia
[Belonging・Position]
Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Interregional and International Input-Output Analysis,Econometric Model
[Belonging・Position]
Area Studies Center ・Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Economic and Agricultural Development in Peru and Latin America
[Belonging・Position]
IDE-JETRO ・President<br>Emeritus professor of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies<br>Professor of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University
[Research Field]
International Relations and Politics in Asia
[Belonging・Position]
Overseas Research Fellow (New York)
[Research Field]
Development Economics, Labor Economics, Public Finance and Applied Econometrics.
[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Area Studies and Iranology, Iran and Afghanistan
[Belonging・Position]
Senior Overseas Research Fellow (Copenhagen)
[Research Field]
International Relations in Southeast Asia
[Belonging・Position]
Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field]
Philippine Economy

T

[Belonging・Position]
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Chief Senior Researcher
[Research Field]
Political Economy, Area Studies (Africa)
[Belonging・Position]
East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
International Relation Inter-territories relations in Chinese Area (Cross Taiwan Straits Relation, Mainland-H.K. Relation) East Asian Regionalism and Chinese Area
[Belonging・Position]
Overseas Research Fellow (Phnom Penh)
[Research Field]
International Economics, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics
[Belonging・Position]
Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Vietnamese Studies
[Belonging・Position]
Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Senior Research Fellow
[Research Field]
"Development and Environment"
[Belonging・Position]
Economic Geography Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Spatial Economics, Urban and Regional Economics
[Belonging・Position]
African Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Tanzanian politics, comparative politics, development studies
[Belonging・Position]
Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field]
Economics (Middle East and North Africa), Development Economics
[Belonging・Position]
African Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Deputy Director,Senior Research Fellow
[Research Field]
Political Science, Politics of Kenya
[Belonging・Position]
Bangkok Research Center
[Research Field]
Social Sector and Social Policy, and Labour in India
[Belonging・Position]
Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center

U

[Belonging・Position]
Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center
[Research Field]
International Trade, International Input-Output Analysis
[Belonging・Position]
Research Planning Department
[Research Field]
Industrial Economy, Information Technology, Public Policy
[Belonging・Position]
Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Macroeconomics, Econometrics
[Belonging・Position]
Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Comparative Political Economy, Latin American Politics
[Belonging・Position]
Economic Integration Studies Group, Development Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Econometrics, Malaysian Economy

W

[Belonging・Position]
Overseas Research Fellow (Rabat)
[Research Field]
Overseas Research Fellow (Rabat)
[Belonging・Position]
East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Area Studies (Korean Economy, Politics)

Y

[Belonging・Position]
Law and Institution Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field]
Asian Law, Law and Development, Dispute Resolution Systems
[Belonging・Position]
Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center
[Research Field]
Agricultural Economics, Chinese Rural Economy, Resource Economics
[Belonging・Position]
Senior Overseas Research Fellow (Vientiane)
[Research Field]
Laos Area Studies
[Belonging・Position]
International Exchange and Training Department ・Director-General
[Research Field]
Development economics; the Bangladeshi economy; economics on infectious diseases and pharmaceuticals; the textile industry; disability and development
[Belonging・Position]
East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center
[Research Field]
Area Studies (China)
[Belonging・Position]
Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field]
International Relations, Politics: Area of Study, Latin America and the Caribbean (Cuba)
[Belonging・Position]
Law and Institution Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Deputy Director, Senior Research Fellow
[Research Field]
International Economic Law, International Development Law