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Bangkok Research Center

Research Field:
International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Spatial Economics

Education / Research Experience

B.A. in Economics, Keio University, Japan, March 2003
M.A. in Economics, Keio University, Japan, March 2005
Ph.D. in Economics, Keio University, Japan, March 2008

Professional Career:
Current Positions:
  • Bangkok Research Center, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan, April 2011 -
Career in the Past:
  • Researcher, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan, April 2009 - March 2011
  • Research Collaborator, Research Institute for Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan, July 2008 - March 2011.
  • Editor, The Developing Economies, April 2010 - March 2011
  • Research Associate, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Japan, April 2005 - March 2008.
  • Research Assistant, Research Institute for Economy, Industry and Trade, Japan, August 2005 - March 2008.
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Nihon University, Japan, April 2008 - March 2009.
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Business Administration, Yokohama National University, Japan, April 2006 - March 2008.

Major Works

  • Chang, K., Hayakawa, K., Matsuura, T., 2013, Location Choice of Multinational Enterprises in China: Comparison between Japan and Taiwan, Forthcoming in Papers in Regional Science.
  • Hayakawa, K., 2013, Does the Use of Multiple FTAs Force Firms to Raise Local Input Share?: Evidence of the Spaghetti Bowl Phenomenon, Economic Modelling, 33: 458–461.
  • Hayakawa, K., Matsuura, T., Motohashi, K., and Obashi, A., 2013, A Two-dimensional Analysis of the Impact of Outward FDI on Performance at Home: Evidence from Japanese Manufacturing Firm, Japan and the World Economy, 27: 25-33.
  • Hayakawa, K., 2013, How Serious is the Omission of Bilateral Tariff Rates in Gravity?, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 27: 81-94.
  • Hayakawa, K., Kimura, F., and Machikita, T., 2012, Globalization and Productivity: A Survey of Firm-level Analysis, Journal of Economic Surveys, 26(2): 332-350.
  • Hayakawa, K., 2011, Measuring Fixed Costs for Firms’ Use of a Free Trade Agreement: Threshold Regression Approach, Economics Letters, 113(3): 301-303.
  • Kimura, F., Takahashi, Y., and Hayakawa, K., 2007, Fragmentation and Parts and Components Trade: Comparison between East Asia and Europe, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 18(1): 23-40.