Akira Suehiro

 

 

 

 

Educational Background:

1974    B.A., Faculty of Economics, the University of Tokyo

1976    M.A., Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo

1991      Ph.D., Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo

 

Academic and Professional Career:

1976-1987      Department of Area Studies, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE)

1981-1983      Visiting Research Fellow, Chulalongkorn University

1987-1992      Associate Professor, Institute for Economic Research, Osaka City University

Apr.1992-March 1995     Associate Professor, Institute of Social Science, the University of Tokyo

Oct.1994-March 1995      Visiting Professor, Free University of Berlin, Germany

Apr.1995-March 2016         Professor, Institute of Social Science, the University of Tokyo

Apr. 2016-present              Dean, Professor, Faculty of International Social Sciences, Gakushuin University

 

Nov.-Dec.2006          Visiting Professor, Institut d’Asie Orientale (IAO), ENS de Lyon, France

Apr. 2009-March 2012     Director, Institute of Social Science, the University of Tokyo

May-Jun.2012   Visiting Professor, Graduate School of El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico

Sept.2012-Feb.2013     Visiting Fellow, Collegium de Lyon, France

 

 

Field of Specialization: Asian Economy and Society

 

Role in the Project: Thai Studies (Economics)

 

Main Publications:

Catch-up Industrialization: The Trajectory and Prospects of East Asian Economies, Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 395pp, 2008.

“From an Industrial Policy Approach to an Industrial Cluster Approach: Japan, East Asia and Silicon Valley,” in Bernard Ganne and Yveline Lecler, eds., Asian Industrial Clusters, Global Competitiveness and New Policy Initiatives, New Jersey: World Scientific, 25-68, 2009.

“Business Groups in Thailand,” in Asli M. Coplan et al eds., The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 237-266, 2010.

Tairandochushinkoku no mosaku [Thailand: Challenge to a Middle-income Country], Iwanami Publisher, 230+17 pages, 2009.

Higashi azia fukushi shisutemu no tenbo nanakakokuchiiki no kigyo-fukushi to shakai hosho seido[Perspective of the Welfare System in East Asia: Company Benefits and Social Security System in Seven Economies], ed. by Suehiro, Minerva Publishing, 410 pages, 2010.