SATO Yukihito

SATO Yukihito

Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Director-General

Research Field:
The political economy of Taiwan's industrial development.

Education / Research Experience

Bachelor's degree, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo, 1986
Master's degree, Department of Economics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 1991
Professional Career:
Economic Cooperation Research Department, IDE, 1986-1989
Area Studies Department/Area Studies Department I, IDE, 1993-2001
Visiting Scholar, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2001-2003
Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, IDE, 2003-
Director, Business and Industry Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, IDE, 2011-
Deputy Director-General, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, 2014-2014.6
Director-General, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, 2014.7-

Major Works

  • "President Chain Store Corporation's Hsu Chong-Jen: A Case Study of a Salaried Manager in Taiwan" IDE Discussion Paper Series No.41, 2005
  • "Democratization and Financial Reform in Taiwan: The Political Economy of Bad-Loan Creation," The Developing Economies , Vol. 40 No. 3, September 2002.
  • "Taiwan's Multidimensional Transformation in the 1990s: Introduction," The Developing Economies , Vol. 40 No. 3, September 2002.
  • "Economic Crisis and Korea/Taiwan," (with Makoto ABE and Mamoru NAGANO) IDE Spot Survey , 1999.
  • "The Bicycle Industries in Taiwan and Japan: A Preliminary Study toward Comparison between Taiwanese and Japanese Industrial Development," (with Lu-Lin CHENG) IDE Joint Research Program Series , No. 124, 1998.
  • "Diverging Development Paths of the Electronics Industry in Korea and Taiwan," The Developing Economies , Vol. 35 No. 4, December 1997.
  • "A Comparative Study of Development Mechanisms in Korea and Taiwan: Introductonary Analysis," (with Tamio HATTORI) The Developing Economies , Vol. 35 No. 4, December 1997.

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies

Japan Association for Asian Studies, Japan Association for Taiwan Studies, Japan Association for Modern China Studies, Taiwan Economic Association, Taiwanese Sociological Association.


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