AMBASHI Masahito

AMBASHI Masahito

AMBASHI Masahito

Consulting Fellow

Associate Professor, Research Center for Advanced Policy Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University

Activities at RIETI


Applied Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Industrial Policy, Innovation, Economic Development (Asian Economy)


2017 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Essex
2012 MSc in Economics, University of Essex (with distinction)
2004 M.A. in Economics, Kyoto University
2002 B.A. in Economics, Kyoto University


2021 Current position
2020 Deputy Director, Global Industrial Policy Office, Minister's Secretariat
2015 Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
2014 Deputy Director, WTO Compliance and Dispute Settlement, Multilateral Trade System Department, Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
2011 Doctoral Research, University of Essex
2010 Deputy Director, Asia and Pacific Division, Trade and Policy Bureau, METI
2008 Economic Outlook Division, Economic and Fiscal Management Bureau, Cabinet Office
2007 Energy Strategy Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
2006 Policy Evaluation and Public Relations Division, Minister's Secretariat, METI
2004 Macro Economic Affairs Division, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, METI

Selected Publications and Papers