WELLINGTON: Onshore or Offshore: Value Chains in the Digital Age
Monday, 9 September 2019 at 5:40pm
Old Government Building, Lecture Theatre 1 (GBLT1)

SPEAKER: Professor Fukunari Kimura

Fukunari Kimura has been Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan (http://www.econ.keio.ac.jp/en/) since 2000, Chief Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta, Indonesia (http://www.eria.org/) since 2008.

He received his Bachelor of Laws from the Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo in 1982 and M.S. and Ph.D. from the Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1990 and 1991.

He worked for the Department of Economics, State University of New York at Albany as Assistant Professor in 1991-1994, and the Faculty of Economics, Keio University as Associate Professor in 1994-2000. He served as President, Japan Society of International Economics (JSIE) in 2010-2012, Representative Director, Tokyo Center for Economic Research (TCER) in 2012-2014, Dean, Graduate School of Economics, Keio University in 2015-2017, Program Officer, Research Center for Science Systems, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in 2016-2019, and Director, Center for International Economics, Keio University since 2017.

He majors in international trade and development economics. He has recently been active in academic/semi-academic writing on production networks, economic integration, and the digital economy in East Asia. See https://ideas.repec.org/f/pki214.html for his publication.