Researchers

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.

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  • ABE Makoto

    • [Research Field]

      Korean Economy, Business and Industry

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Director-General


  • AIDA Takeshi

    • [Research Field]

      Development economics, Behavioral economics, Agricultural economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • AMINAKA Akiyo

    • [Research Field]

      Society and Economy of Mozambique, International Relations

    • [Belonging・Position]

      African Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • AOKI-OKABE Maki

    • [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]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center・Deputy Director


  • ARAI Etsuyo

    • [Research Field]

      Contemporary Sri Lankan Politics and Society

    • [Belonging・Position]

      South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Director

C

  • CHENG Fang-Ting

    • [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


  • CHIBANA Izumi

    • [Research Field]

      Asian Law(Philippines), Law and Development, Dispute Resolution System

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Bangkok Research Center

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  • DARWISHEH Housam

    • [Research Field]

      Egyptian Politics;Middle East Politics;Comparative Politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • DING Ke

    • [Research Field]

      Industrial cluster, Global value chain, Innovation system, Chinese economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center・Senior Research Fellow

F

  • FUJITA Mai

    • [Research Field]

      Vietnamese economy and industry

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center・Director


  • FUKAO Kyoji

    • [Research Field]

      International Economics, Productivity, Quantitative Economic History

    • [Belonging・Position]

      IDE-JETRO・President, Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University, and Specially Appointed Professor, IER, Hitotsubashi University


  • FUKUNISHI Takahiro

    • [Research Field]

      Development Economics in sub-Saharan Africa with focus on Manufacturing Industry and Labor Market, Apparel Industry in Low-income Countries

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Development Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • FUNATSU Tsuruyo

    • [Research Field]

      Social Stratification, Education and Social Movements

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center

G

  • GOKAN Toshitaka

    • [Research Field]

      Spatial Economics, Multinational Firms

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Geography Studies Group, Development Studies Center

H

  • HAKOZAKI Dai

    • [Research Field]

      Chinese Economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • HAMADA Miki

    • [Research Field]

      Development finance, Corporate finance, Indonesian economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Development Studies Center・Director-General


  • HAMANAKA Shintaro

    • [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]

      Economic Integration Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • HASHIGUCHI Yoshihiro

    • [Research Field]

      Firm Dynamics, Industrial Agglomeration and Economic Development

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • HATSUKANO Naomi

    • [Research Field]

      Legal Studies, Policy Studies, International Development and Cambodia

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center


  • HAYAKAWA Kazunobu

    • [Research Field]

      International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Spatial Economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Bangkok Research Center


  • HAZAMA Yasushi

    • [Research Field]

      Comparative Politics, Turkish Politics.

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Area Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • HIGASHIKATA Takayuki

    • [Research Field]

      Indonesian Economy, Development Economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Senior Overseas Research Fellow (Singapore)


  • HIRANO Katsumi

    • [Research Field]

      Africa Area Study, Development Economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Chief Senior Researcher


  • HISASUE Ryoichi

    • [Research Field]

      Asian Economic History (19c~20C), Japanese Overseas Economic Development in Asia (20C), Overseas-Chinese History, Business and Entrepreneur History, Financial and Banking History, Underground Economy and Organized Crime, Comparative Urban History, Hong Kong, Singapore

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center

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  • IKEGAMI Hiroshi

    • [Research Field]

      East Asia / Taiwan

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Integration Studies Group, Development Studies Center ・Deputy Director


  • IMAI Kohei

    • [Research Field]

      Turkish Studies, International Relations, International Relations of the Middle East

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • IMAIZUMI Shinya

    • [Research Field]

      Asian law (Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries); international law; economic law

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Global Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Director


  • INOMATA Satoshi

    • [Research Field]

      Input-ouput analysis

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Senior Overseas Research Fellow (Paris)


  • ISHIGURO Hirotake

    • [Research Field]

      Comparative Politics, Middle Eastern Politics (Gulf Studies)

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • ISHIZUKA Futaba

    • [Research Field]

      Area studies on Vietnam, politics, public administration, local government

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Governance Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Deputy Director


  • ISONO Ikumo

    • [Research Field]

      Spatial Economics, Economic Integration in ASEAN and East Asia and Connectivity

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)


  • ITO Seiro

    • [Research Field]

      development economics, applied microeconomics, applied time series

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center・Director


  • IWASAKI Yoko

    • [Research Field]

      Iran, Economics (mainly on Iranian economic institutions and markets)

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Director

K

  • KASHIWABARA Chie

    • [Research Field]

      Finance, International Organization/Administration, Philippine Economy (especially in the financial sector)

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Development Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • KAWAKAMI Momoko

    • [Research Field]

      Industrial development in Taiwan and East Asian economies.

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Area Studies Center・Director-General


  • KAWAMURA Koichi

    • [Research Field]

      Indonesian Politics, Comparative Politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center・Director


  • KAWANAKA Takeshi

    • [Research Field]

      Comparative Politics, New Democracies, Political Institutions, Southeast Asian Politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Area Studies Center・Chief Senior Researcher


  • KEOLA Souknilanh

    • [Research Field]

      International Specialization, Foreign direct investment, State-owned enterprise, Econometrics, Lao economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Geography Studies Group, Development Studies Center・Deputy Director


  • KIKUCHI Hirokazu

    • [Research Field]

      Latin American Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Institutions

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • KIMURA Koichiro

    • [Research Field]

      Industrial Organization, Economics of Innovation, Chinese economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • KITANO Koichi

    • [Research Field]

      Chilean Economy, Managerial Economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • KOBAYASHI Masayuki

    • [Research Field]

      Chinese Law, International Law, Disability Law

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • KODAMA Yuka

    • [Research Field]

      Area Studies for the Horn of Africa, mainly Ethiopia Rural Studies and Development Studies

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Gender and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Director


  • KOJIMA Michikazu

    • [Research Field]

      Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Issues in Indonesia, Recycling and Waste Management in Asian Countries

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Chief Senior Researcher


  • KOJIN Emi

    • [Research Field]

      Vietnam, Rural economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Gender and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center


  • KONDO Norio

    • [Research Field]

      Contemporary Politics and Rural Development Administration in Indian. Comparative Politics, especially election analysis, etc.

    • [Belonging・Position]

      South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • KONTA Ryohei

    • [Research Field]

      Brazilian Area Studies, Social Development, Urban Sociology

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Deputy Director


  • KUDO Yuya

    • [Research Field]

      Development economics, Applied microeconometrics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • KUMAGAI Satoru

    • [Research Field]

      International Trade, Malaysian Economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Geography Studies Group, Development Studies Center・Director


  • KUWAMORI Hiroshi

    • [Research Field]

      Input-Output Analysis, Economic Statistics, International Trade, Development Economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Development Studies Center・Senior Researcher

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  • LEI Lei

    • [Research Field]

      Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Public Policy, International Trade and Chinese Economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Overseas Research Fellow (Vienna)

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  • MAKINO Kumiko

    • [Research Field]

      Contemporary Politics of South Africa, Comparative Politics, International Relations

    • [Belonging・Position]

      African Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Director


  • MAKINO Momoe

    • [Research Field]

      South Asian Economy, Labor Economics, Family Economics, Population Economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • MATSUMOTO Haruka

    • [Research Field]

      Cold War Diplomatic History, Chinese Diplomacy and Cross-Strait Relations

    • [Belonging・Position]

      East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Director


  • MENG Bo

    • [Research Field]

      Applied Economics (Global Value Chains, Climate Change, Chinese Economy)

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • MICHIDA Etsuyo

    • [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]

      Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Deputy Director


  • MINATO Kazuki

    • [Research Field]

      South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center

    • [Belonging・Position]

      South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • MITSUO Hisayuki

    • [Research Field]

      Monetary Policies in Developing Countries

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • MIZUNO Yuji

    • [Research Field]

      Politics in Indonesia, Islam and politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center


  • MORI Soya

    • [Research Field]

      Development Economics (Industrial Organization, Industrial Policy) Philippine Economy Disability and Development

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • MURAKAMI Kaoru

    • [Research Field]

      Turkish Studies, Family and Gender Studies

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Gender and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Deputy Director


  • MURAYAMA Mayumi

    • [Research Field]

      Area studies (South Asia), Gender and Development issues, Labor issues, Social development

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Executive Vice President

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  • NAITO Hiroko

    • [Research Field]

      Contemporary Chinese Politics, Comparative Politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • NAKAGAWA Masahiko

    • [Research Field]

      Current Affairs in Korea

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Area Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • NAKAMURA Mari

    • [Research Field]

      Poverty of South Asia, Development Economics, Microfinance

    • [Belonging・Position]

      South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • NAKAMURA Masashi

    • [Research Field]

      Malaysian Politics, Comparative Politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Area Studies Center・Deputy Director-General


  • NAMBA Seitaro

    • [Research Field]

      Lao Studies, Contemporary History of Laos

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center

O

  • OKA Natsuko

    • [Research Field]

      Kazakhstan, nationalism, ethnicity, migration, corruption, informality

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Governance Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Director


  • OSADA Noriyuki

    • [Research Field]

      Political History of Burma/Myanmar, Urban Social History

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Current Affairs Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • OTA Hitoshi

    • [Research Field]

      Labor Economics, Employment and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Management, Social Security

    • [Belonging・Position]

      South Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Deputy Director


  • OTSUKA Keijiro

    • [Research Field]

      Development economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Chief Senior Researcher


  • OTSUKA Kenji

    • [Research Field]

      Environmental Problems and Social Change in China, Environmental Policy Process, River Basin Governance, NGO and Community

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Director,Senior Research Fellow


  • OYAMADA Kazuhiko

    • [Research Field]

      Macroeconomics, Applied General Equilibrium Analysis

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center・Deputy Director

R

  • REN zhe

    • [Research Field]

      Chinese Politics, Comparative Politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Governance Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center

S

  • SAITO Jun

    • [Research Field]

      Middle Eastern Economy, Financial Development

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • SAKAGUCHI Aki

    • [Research Field]

      Venezuelan economy, Venezuelan area studies

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Area Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • SAKATA Shozo

    • [Research Field]

      Area Study (Vietnam)

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Area Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • SATO Akira

    • [Research Field]

      African Studies, African Politics.

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Area Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • SATO Chizuko

    • [Research Field]

      Politics and Society of South Africa

    • [Belonging・Position]

      African Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • SATO Hiroshi

    • [Research Field]

      Development Sociology, Area Study (Yemen, Eritrea), Japanese Development Experience

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Research Operations Department・Chief Senior Researcher


  • SATO Yukihito

    • [Research Field]

      The political economy of Taiwan's industrial development.

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Chief Senior Researcher


  • SATO Yuri

    • [Research Field]

      Area Studies, Economy, Industry and Business in Indonesia

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center・Executive Senior Research Fellow


  • SHIBATA Tsubasa

    • [Research Field]

      Interregional and International Input-Output Analysis,Econometric Model

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • SHIMIZU Tatsuya

    • [Research Field]

      Economic and Agricultural Development in Peru and Latin America

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Director, Senior Researcher


  • SHINTANI Haruno

    • [Research Field]

      Cambodian Studies

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center


  • SUZUKI Hitoshi

    • [Research Field]

      Area Studies and Geo-politics, Iran and Afghanistan

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Executive Senior Research Fellow


  • SUZUKI Yurika

    • [Research Field]

      Philippine Economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center・Director

T

  • TAKAHASHI Naoko

    • [Research Field]

      Agricultural Economics, Farm Management

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center


  • TAKEUCHI Shinichi

    • [Research Field]

      Political Economy, Area Studies (Africa)

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Chief Senior Researcher


  • TAKEUCHI Takayuki

    • [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]

      East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • TANAKA Kiyoyasu

    • [Research Field]

      International Economics, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Integration Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • TANAKA Osamu

    • [Research Field]

      Chinese Economy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Chief Senior Researcher


  • TANIGUCHI Yukiko

    • [Research Field]

      Comparative Politics, Malaysian Politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center


  • TERAMOTO Minoru

    • [Research Field]

      Vietnamese Studies

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Southeast Asian Studies Group II, Area Studies Center


  • TERAO Tadayoshi

    • [Research Field]

      Development and Environment

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Senior Research Fellow


  • TOYODA Shin

    • [Research Field]

      Comparative Politics, Political Institutions, Mexican Politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • TSUBURA Machiko

    • [Research Field]

      Tanzanian politics, comparative politics, development studies

    • [Belonging・Position]

      African Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • TSUCHIYA Ichiki

    • [Research Field]

      Economics (Middle East and North Africa), Development Economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • TSUDA Miwa

    • [Research Field]

      Political Science, Politics of Kenya

    • [Belonging・Position]

      African Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Deputy Director,Senior Research Fellow


  • TSUJITA Yuko

    • [Research Field]

      Social Sector and Social Policy, and Labour in India

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Gender and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center


  • TSUKADA Kazunari

    • [Research Field]

      Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Microeconomic Analysis Studies Group, Development Studies Center・Deputy Director

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  • UCHIDA Yoko

    • [Research Field]

      International Trade, International Input-Output Analysis

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center


  • UEDA Akira

    • [Research Field]

      Area Study (Central Asia), Asian Economic History, Geographic Information Science

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Global Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center


  • UEKI Yasushi

    • [Research Field]

      Industrial Economy, Information Technology, Public Policy

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Development Studies Center・Senior Researcher


  • UEMURA Jinichi

    • [Research Field]

      Macroeconomics, Econometrics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Modelling Studies Group, Development Studies Center・Director


  • UETANI Naokatsu

    • [Research Field]

      Comparative Political Economy, Latin American Politics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center


  • UMEZAKI So

    • [Research Field]

      Southeast Asia, Economic Integration

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Economic Integration Studies Group, Development Studies Center・Director

W

  • WATANABE Yuichi

    • [Research Field]

      Area Studies (Korean Economy, Politics)

    • [Belonging・Position]

      East Asian Studies Group, Area Studies Center

Y

  • YAMADA Miwa

    • [Research Field]

      Asian Law, Law and Development, Dispute Resolution Systems

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Law and Institution Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Director


  • YAMADA Nanae

    • [Research Field]

      Agricultural Economics, Chinese Rural Economy, Resource Economics

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center


  • YAMADA Norihiko

    • [Research Field]

      Laos Area Studies

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Current Affairs Studies Group, Area Studies Center・Director


  • YAMAGUCHI Mami

    • [Research Field]

      Area Studies (China)

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Gender and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center


  • YAMAOKA Kanako

    • [Research Field]

      International Relations, Politics: Area of Study, Latin America and the Caribbean (Cuba)

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Global Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Deputy Director


  • YANAI Akiko

    • [Research Field]

      International Economic Law, International Development Law

    • [Belonging・Position]

      Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Senior Researcher