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Researchers

SATO Yuri

SATO Yuri
Executive Vice President


Research Field:
Area Studies, Economy, Industry and Business in Indonesia

Education / Research Experience

Education:
Graduated from Sophia University (Faculty of Foreign Studies), 1981
Completed the master course (Master of Economics), University of Indonesia, 1989
Completed the doctoral course (Doctor of Economics), University of Indonesia, 2001

Professional Career:
Joined the IDE taking charge of Indonesia, 1981
Overseas research fellow in Jakarta for research of local large business, 1985-1987
Overseas research fellow in Jakarta for research of inter-firm linkages between large and small-and-medium business, 1996-1999
Special advisor for KADIN Indonesia in Jakarta, 2008-2010
Director-General, Area Studies Center, 2012-2014
Chief Senior Researcher, Area Studies Center, 2014-2015
Executive Vice President, 2015-present

Other Career:
Lecturer, Tsuda College (Southeast Asian Studies: Economy), 1994
Lecturer, Hosei University (International Management), 1994-1996
Member, MITI Study Group on Indonesian SME Promotion Policy (“Urata Report”), 2000
Member, MOF Study Group on Indonesia, 2001, 2004-2007
Member, MOFA Core Team of Formulating Japan’s Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) for Indonesia, 2003-2004
Member, CGI Drafting Team for Policy Recommendation to the Government of Indonesia, 2004
Lecturer, Waseda University (Southeast Asia Area Study), 2004
Lecturer, Asia University (Developing Countries Economy), 2004
Head, JICA Study for Formulating New JICA’s Country Assistance Program for Indonesia, 2007
Advisor, MOFA Evaluation Committee of Japan’s CAS for Indonesia, 2007-2008
Lecturer, Waseda University Graduate School (Southeast Asian Economy), 2007- 2014
Member, KADIN Drafting Team for Policy Recommendation to the Government of Indonesia, 2009
Director, Japan Indonesia Association Inc. (Japinda), 2012 - present
Member, ASEAN-Japan Strategic Partnership Study Group on ASEAN Economic Community, 2012-2013
Chair, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Study Meeting on Export Strategy (Indonesia), 2012-2013
Director, Institute for International Studies and Training (IIST), 2013 - present
Member, MOFA Panel of Experts on 50th Anniversary of Japan’s Accession to OECD, 2013
Member, MOFA Panel of Experts on Revision of the ODA Charter, 2014
Director, Japan Association for Asian Studies (JAAS), 2015 - present
Member, METI Industrial Structure Council, Subcommittee on Unfair Trade Policies and Measures, 2015 - present

Awards and Honors:
The 24th Grand Prix Asia Pacific Awards from the Asian Affairs Research Council, Japan, 2012
The 16th Okita Memorial Prize for International Development Research from the Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID), Japan, 2012 (both for Keizai Taikoku Indonesia: 21 Seiki no Seicho Joken〈An Economic Giant Indonesia: Conditions for Growth in the 21th Century〉, Chuko Shinsho, 2011)

Major Works in English

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies
Japan Association of Asian Studies, Japan Society for Southeast Asian Studies, Japan Academy of International Business Studies, Academy of International Business