Toshihiro Kudo

工藤 年博

Toshihiro Kudo

Position: Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Specialty: Southeast Asian Studies, Development Studies

Role in this research group:

Research and Studies of Southeast Asian national formation and construction


Education and Research Experience:

1993                                Diploma in Development Studies, IDE Advanced School (IDEAS)

1994                               M.Phil in Development Studies, University of Cambridge, UK

1994 – 2014                    Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO)

2015-present                     Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

Main Research Achievement:

・“Post-colonial industrialisation in Myanmar” (with Konosuke Odaka) in Konosuke Odaka ed., The Myanmar economy: its past, present and prospects, Springer: Tokyo, 2016, pp.155-194.

・“Five growth strategies for Myanmar: re-engagement with the global economy” (with Satoru Kumagai and So Umezaki), Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, Vol.31, No.2 (2014), pp. 173-194.

・“Myanmar: Promised growth with restored market access?” in Takahiro Fukunishi and Tatsufumi Yamagata eds., The garment industry in low-income countries: an entry point of industrialization, Palgrave Macmillan: London, 2014, pp.177-212.

・“Progress in cross-border movement and the development of border economic zones” (pp.3-28), “Border development in Myanmar: the case of the Myawaddy-Mae Sot Border” (pp.186-205) and “Myanmar’s border trade with China: roads, gates and peace” (pp. 279-295) in Masami Ishida ed., Border Economies in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2013.

・“Distribution of Myanmar rice mills in the age of economic integration” (with Toshitaka Gokan) in Ikuo Kuroiwa ed., Economic integration and the location of industries, Palgrave Macmillan: London, 2012, pp.150-172.

・“Myanmar’s economic relations with China and Japan: opportunities and challenges” in Lam Peng Er and Victor Teo eds., Southeast Asia between China and Japan, Cambridge Scholars Publishing: London, 2012, pp.179-194.

・“Growth and decline of the garment industry in Myanmar: market, firms and policy” in Naoko Amakawa ed., Industrialization in late-developing ASEAN countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, NUS Press: Singapore, 2010, pp.128-158.

・“Myanmar and Japan: How close friends become estranged?” in Guy Fayre ed,, New Dynamics between China and Japan in Asia: How to build the future from the past, World Scientific: Singapore, 2010, pp.1249-269.

・“Border industry in Myanmar: plugging into production networks through border industry” (with Ikuo Kuroiwa) in Ikuo Kuroiwa ed., Plugging into production networks: industrialization strategy in less developed Southeast Asian countries, ISEAS: Singapore, 2009, pp.214-244.

・“Industrial policies and the development of Myanmar’s industrial sector in the transition to a market economy” in Koichi Fujita, Fumiharu Mieno and Ikuko Okamoto eds., The economic transition in Myanmar after 1988: market economy versus state control, Kyoto CSEA series on Asian studies 1, NUS Press: Singapore, 2009, pp.66-102.

・“The Impact of United States sanctions on garment industry in Myanmar,” Asian Survey, Vol.XLVIII, No.6, November/December 2008, pp.997-1017.

・“Myanmar’s economic relations with China: who benefits and who pays?” in Monique Skidmore and Trevor Wilson eds., Dictatorship, disorder and decline in Myanmar, ANU E-Press: Canberra, 2008, pp.87-109.