Research Activities

Research Projects

Trade Standards Compliance in Asia: Analysis of Border Rejection Data through a Supply Chain Perspective (2017_1_30_005)


The objective of this research project is to assess the impact of regulations/standards on international trade with a specific focus on agriculture and the food industry. The research project aims to achieve three objectives: 1) construct border rejection data for empirical analysis, 2) conduct empirical studies to analyze the impact of regulations/standards on international trade, and 3) perform case studies on agriculture and food supply chains in developing countries.


April 2017 - March 2018

Members of the Research Project
[ Organizer ] Nabeshima Kaoru (Associate Professor, Waseda University)
[ Co-researcher ] Michida Etsuyo
[ Co-researcher ] Lei Lei
[ Co-researcher ] Suzuki Aya (Associate Professor, University of Tokyo)
[ Co-researcher ] Vu Hoang Nam (Professor, Foreign Trade University, Vietnam)

  • IDE Research Bulletin
  • IDE Discussion Paper