WAKASUGI Ryuhei

WAKASUGI Ryuhei

WAKASUGI Ryuhei

Faculty Fellow (until March 31, 2017)

Senior Advisor
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University and Yokohama National University
Professor, Graduate School of International Studies and Regional Development, University of Niigata Prefecture

Activities at RIETI

Expertise

International Trade, Economics of Technological Innovation, Law and Economics

Research Projects

Education

1988 Ph.D., Economics, The University of Tokyo
1979 M.A., Economics, Yale University
1971 B.A., Economics, The University of Tokyo

Experience

2015 - present Professor, Graduate School of International Studies and Regional Development, University of Niigata Prefecture
2013 - 2015 Professor, Gakushuin University
2007 - 2012 Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
2006 - present Research Counselor and Faculty Fellow, RIETI
2004 - 2010 Professor, Department of Economics, Keio University
2000 - 2003 Vice President, Yokohama National University
1998 - 2000 Dean, Department of Economics, Yokohama National University
1992 - 2004 Professor, Department of Economics, Yokohama National University
1989 Professor, Department of Economics, Shinshu University

Selected Publications and Papers

Books

Internationalization of Japanese Firms: Evidence from Firm-level Data, ed., Springer, Tokyo, March 2014.

Internationalization of Contemporary Japanese Firms: Analysis on Panel Data (Japanese), Tokyo: Iwanami-shoten, 2011.

Global Innovations (with Banri Ito, Japanese), Tokyo: Keio University Press, 2011.

Globalization and Strategy for the International Economy (with Masahisa Fujita, Japanese), Tokyo: Nihon-hyoronsha, 2011.

International Economics, 3rd edition (Japanese), Tokyo: Iwanami-shoten, 2009.

Modern International Trade: Micro-data Analysis (Japanese), Tokyo: Iwanami-shoten, 2007.
(2008 Japan Academy of International Business Award)

Articles

"Recovery of the Supply Chain after the 2011 Mega-quake in Japan," (with Ayumu Tanaka), Millennial Asia, 6(1), 1-20, 2015.

"Task Content of Trade: A Disaggregated Measurement of Japanese Changes," (with Eiichi Tomiura and Lianming Zhu), Japanese Economic Review, 65(2), 238-251, 2014.

"Offshore outsourcing and non-production workers: Firm-level relationships disaggregated by skills and suppliers," (with Eiichi Tomiura and Banri Ito), The World Economy, 36(2), 180-193, 2013.

"Productivity Heterogeneity and Internationalization: Evidence from Japanese Firms," (with Ayumu Tanaka), Millennial Asia, 3 (1), 45-70, 2012.

"Business Groups, Foreign Direct Investment, and Capital Goods Trade: The Import Behavior of Japanese Affiliates," (with Rene Belderbos and Jianglei Zou), Journal of Japanese and International Economies, 26(2), 187-200, 2012.

"How Do Chinese Industries Benefit from FDI Spillovers?" (with Banri Ito, Naomitsu Yashiro, Zhaoyuan Xu, and Xiaohong Chen), China Economic Review, 23, 342-356, 2012.

"Offshore Outsourcing and Productivity: Evidence from Japanese Firm-level Data Disaggregated by Tasks," (with Banri Ito and Eiichi Tomiura), Review of International Economics, 19(3), 555-567, 2011.

Others

Membership of Academic Societies
Japanese Economic Association, Japan Society of International Economics, American Economic Association

Prize/Award
2008 JAIBS Award, Japan Academy of International Business Studies, October 2008.
JSIE-Kojima Kiyoshi Prize, Japan Society of International Economics, October 2007.