China's economic reform, Regional integration in Asia, Yen bloc
1996 Ph. D. in Economics, University of Tokyo
1986 Completed Doctor Program in Economics, University of Tokyo
1979 Bachelor of Social Science (Economics), Chinese University of Hong Kong
2004- present Senior Fellow, Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research
2001- Senior Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
1987-2001 Senior Economist, Nomura Research Institute
1986-87 Economist, Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
Selected Publications and Papers
Books in English
Yen Bloc - Toward Economic Integration in Asia, Brookings Institution Press, 2001.
Coping with Capital Flows in Asia, NRI & ISEAS: Singapore (Eds., with Donna Vandenbrink, and Chia Siow Yue), 1998.
Asia's Borderless Economy: The Emergence of Subregional Economic Zones, Allen and Unwin: Australia (Eds., with Edward K.Y. Chen), 1997.
Economic Interdependence in the Asia-Pacific Region: Towards a Yen Bloc, Routledge: London, 1994
Books in Japanese
China as Number 1, Toyo-keizai Shimposha, 2009.
Economists Who Changed China, Toyo-keizai Shimposha, 2007.
Japan-China Relations - A Win-win Game, Toyo-keizai Shimposha, 2005.
China's Economic Reform - The Last Lap, Nihon-keizai Shimbunsha, 2005.
Dilemma Facing the Chinese Economy, Chikuma Shobo, 2005.
Pros and Cons of RMB Revaluation: Interests and Arguments of China, Japan and the United States, Toyo-keizai Shimposha, 2004.
A Re-introduction to the Chinese Economy, Toyo-keizai Shimposha, 2002.
The Yen, the Yuan, and the Asian Currency Crisis, Iwanami Shoten, 1998.
An Introduction to the Chinese Economy, Toyo-keizai Shimposha, (Ed.), 1998.
The Economics of a Yen Bloc, Nihon-keizai Shimbunsha 1995 (Awarded the Asia-Pacific Prize of 1996).
China's Unfinished Economic Reform (By Fan Gang), Iwanami Shoten, (Translation from Chinese into Japanese), 2004.
Sufficient Information and State-owned Enterprise Reform (By Justin Lin, Cai Fang and Li Zhou), Nihon-hyoronsha, (Translation from Chinese into Japanese, with S. Y. Li), 1998.
The Political Economy of International Monetary Interdependence (By Koichi Hamada), MIT Press, (Translation from Japanese into English, with Charles Horioka), 1985.
Papers and Articles in English
"The Rise of China and Asia's Flying-Geese Pattern of Economic Development: An Empirical Analysis Based on US Import Statistics", RIETI Discussion Papers, 02-E-009,September 2002
"The Possibility of Forming a Yen Bloc in Asia Revisited," ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Vol. 17 No. 2, August 2000.
"Revitalizing the Japanese Economy," CNAPS Working Paper, The Brookings Institution, June 2000.
"Asia in Search of a New Exchange Rate Regime," in Essays on the World Economy and its Financial System, edited by Brigitte Granville, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, 2000.
An abridged version appears as "Sayonara Dollar Peg: Asia in Search of a New Exchange Rate Regime," CNAPS Working Paper, the Brookings Institution, Spring 2000.
"The Yen, the Yuan, and the Asian Currency Crisis," Occasional Paper, Asia/Pacific Research Center, Stanford University (1998).
"How Vulnerable is China to the Asian Flu?" President Online, November 1998.
"The Theory of Optimum Currency Areas and the Possibility of Forming a Yen Bloc in Asia," Journal of Asian Economics, Vol. 9, No. 4., 1998.
"A Japanese Perspective of Asia's Currency Crisis," Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1998.
"Yen for an Anchor? Asia in Search of a New Exchange Rate Regime." in Asia: Responding to Crisis, Asian Development Bank Institute (1998).
"A Yen Bloc in Asia -- An Integrative Approach," Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1996.
"Time for Asia to Form a Yen Bloc," Asian Business, February, 1996.
"A New Wave of Foreign Direct Investment in Asia," NRI Quarterly, Nomura Research Institute, Winter, 1994.
"Formation of a Yen Bloc: An Asian Perspective," NRI Quarterly, Nomura Research Institute, Winter, 1992.
China in Transition (Hot issues about China)
Member of Japanese Government Commitees
2004-2005 Working Group on Globalization, Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy (Cabinet Office)
1997-99 and 2003-2010 Council on Foreign Exchange and Other Transactions (MOF)
1996-97 Pacific Economic Outlook Committee (PECC)
1996-97 Economic Council (Advisory Council to the Prime Minister)
1995-96 Trade and Investment Policy Committee (MITI)
1999 September-2000 June: Visiting Fellow, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution
1998 Fall: Consulting Professor, Asia/Pacific Research Center, Stanford University
1996 July: International Visitor Program (Sponsored by the United States Information Agency)
1996-2003: Editor, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy