Director, Center for Contemporary Asian Studies, Doshisha University
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Doshisha University

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  • ADB Flagship Study on "Institutions for Regionalism," Mid-term Review Workshop on "Evolution of Institutions for Asian Regionalism" (Manila, September 2009)
  • Asian Economic Panel Meeting (Tokyo, September 2009)
  • ADB Flagship Study -- Institutions for Regionalism (IFR), Mid-term Review Workshop: Governance Issues and Regional Comparisons (Hawai'i, August 2009)
  • The 10th Asia Pacific Forum, Awaji Conference (Hyogo, July 2009)
  • "The U.S. Financial Meltdown and the Prospect of Asia," Doshisha Forum in Seoul on International Strategy with Korean Universities (Seoul, June 2009)
  • East Asian Development Network Annual Forum 2007 (Bangkok, May 2009)
  • WEAI 2009 Pacific Rim Conference (Kyoto, March 2009)
  • Final Symposium of the JSPS Core University Program, "The Making of East Asia: From both macro and micro perspectives" (Kyoto, February 2009)
  • The 7th KISER Conference,erence, "Global Imbalance and Financial Crisis" (Osaka, February 2009)
  • SOAS-OSIPP JSPS Workshop, "Spillover Effects and Cycle Effects of Regional Integration: East Asia and Enlarged EU" (London, January 2009)
  • An International Conference on "The New Economic Vision for Penang and Malaysia" (Penang, December 2008)
  • The 6th East Asia Congress of ISIS, "Increasing Regional Resilience Amidst Rising Risks" (Kuala Lumpur, December 2008)
  • The 11th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association, Regional Risk Management in East Asia (Manila, November 2008)
  • Philippine Economic Society 46th Annual Meeting, "Competitiveness, Growth, and Equity in a Globalizing Economy" (Manila, November 2008)
  • ISEAS Conference, "Emergence of Vietnam as a Middle Income Country: Opportunities, Constraints and Regional Implications" (Singapore, October 2008)
  • Asian Economic Panel Meeting (Washington D.C., October 2008)
  • "The Future of Asian Integration: Rivalry or Complementarity," 5th International Conference on East Asian Studies, (Osaka University of Economics and Law, September 2008)
  • Japan-Korea International Seminar, "Japan-Korea Relationship in the 21st Century" (Doshisha University, August 2008)
  • The 9th Asia Pacific Forum, Awaji Conference (Hyogo, August 2008)
  • 2008 Annual Meeting of Japan Association for Asian Studies (Momoyama Gakuin University, June 2008)
  • 2008 Japanese Economic Association Spring Meeting (Tohoku University, May 2008)
  • Asian Economic Panel Meeting (Korea, April 2008)
  • "External Trade Relations in Europe," Integration of Asia-Pacific Region and Developmental Strategy/Policy Options Workshop (Osaka University, March 2008)
  • PEO Structure Specialists Meeting (Osaka, March 2008)
  • EADN Annual Meeting (Bangkok, February 2008)
  • Asian Economic Panel Meeting (Tokyo, December 2007)
  • "Competitiveness of Asian Economies," Under the High Patronage of His Excellency Zine El-Abidine BEN ALI, President of the Republic of Tunisia, The Maghrebian Enterprise and Asia: Challenges and Opportunities, (Tunisia, November 2007)
  • "Intra-Asia Trade and Factor Flows: Trends, Determinants and Implications,"SCAPE-EABER Workshop (Singapore, October 2007)
  • "Does Economic Risk Increase or Decline by Japan's Deeper Economic Ties with India?,"The Third Global Studies Research Workshop (Germany, September 2007)
  • The 8th Asia Pacific Forum, Awaji Conference (August 2007)
  • "Nexus of the Asian Giants: Japan vs. China and India?", Integration of Asia-Pacific Region and Developmental Strategy/Policy Options Workshop (Keio University, July 2007)
  • "The New Asian Dynamism: Ten Years After the Crisis," Rimini Center for Economic Analysis Workshop (Italy, May 2007)
  • Asian Economic Panel (Washington D.C., April 2007)
  • EADN Annual Forum 2006 (China, January 2007)
  • "The Economic Partnership in Asia," Kobe CCI - Kobe Univ. Joint Symposium (January 2007)
  • 10th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association (China, November 2006)
  • "Falling birthrates and aging society looming in Asia,"The 7th Asia Pacific Forum, Awaji Conference Japan(August 2006)
  • "Let's Think: The Conditions of Southeast Countries and Japan,"The Asahi Shimbun Company Public Lecture Series (July 2006)
  • Japan Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting (June 2005)
  • "Panel Discussion on Trade and Globalization," Singapore Economic Review Conference (2005)
  • "IT and Electronics Trade Development: China and Japan," Shanghai Forum (2005)

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  • Belgium (2010/1/28-2/4)
  • Shanghai (2009/12/1-5)
  • Austria (2009/9/17-25)
  • Manila (2009/9/9-12)
  • Hawai'i (2009/8/7-15)
  • Korea (2009/6/19-21)
  • Indonesia (2009/6/8-12)
  • Thailand (2009/5/20-25)
  • Thailand and Cambodia (2009/2/25-3/4)
  • London and Belgium (2009/1/21-28)
  • London (2008/12/19-24)
  • Malaysia (2008/12/3-7)
  • Hawai'i (2008/11/20-12/1)
  • The Phlippines (2008/11/13-17)
  • Singapore (2008/10/29-11/2)
  • USA (2008/9/29-10/6)
  • Italy (2008/8/26-9/4)
  • Thailand (2008/8/19-25)
  • Korea (2008/4/25-26)
  • Singapore and Thailand (2008/3/24-31)
  • Thailand (2008/2/27-3/4)
  • Tunisia (2007/11/28-12/4)
  • Singapore (2007/10/7-10)
  • Italy and Germany (2007/9/19-30)
  • Thailand and Philippines (2007/8/25-9/12)
  • Italy (2007/5/17-25)
  • Thailand, Laos and Cambodia (2007/3/6-26)
  • Hawai'i (2007/2/15-3/1)
  • China (2006/12/26-29)
  • Thailand (2006/9/7-10/1)

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  • [JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C): 20530255] Principal Researcher
    "The Model of Economic Development in Asia" (2008-2010)
  • [JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S): 20223003] Partaker
    "Spillover Effects and Cycle Effects of Regional Integration" (2008-2011)
  • [JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results: 195213]
    "East Asian Economies and New Regionalism" with CSEAS, Kyoto University (2007-2008)
  • "Establishment of East Asian Community and the role of Kansai district" with KISER (April 2005 - March 2007)
  • "The Current Development of Social Welfare System in Thailand (with special emphasis on old age security): How Can Thailand Learn from the Experience of Japan?" with Dr. Medhi Krongkaew, Center for Poverty Studies, NIDA (April 2005 - April 2006)

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  • "Philippines' Competitiveness and Global Financial Meltdown: A Question of Japan's Role," The Philippine Review of Economics, June 2009
  • Philippines' Competitiveness and Global Financial Meltdown: A Question of Japan's Role, CCAS Working Paper No.22, June 2009
  • Srawooth Paitoonpong, Shigeyuki Abe, and Nipon Puopongsakorn, "The meaning of 'social safety nets'," Journal of Asian Economics, Vol. 19 No.2, 467–473 (2008)
  • Shigeyuki Abe and Bhanupong Nidhiprabha, eds., East Asian Economies and New Regionalism, Kyoto Area Studies on Asia, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Vol.16, Kyoto University Press and Trans Pacific Press, May 2007. (ISBN: 978-1-920901-23-3)
  • "From the Earthquake to Asia Pacific Research Award," CSEAS Newsletter No. 57, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, December 2007 (in Japanese).
  • Shigeyuki Abe and Bhanupong Nidhiprabha, eds., JSPS-NRCT Core University Program Conference 2006: Emerging Developments in East Asia FTA/EPAs, CSEAS, May 2007. (ISBN: 4-901668-12-9)
  • Shandre M. Thangavelu and Shigeyuki Abe, Singapore, India and Japan in the Framework of FTA/EPA Arrangement, CCAS Working Paper No.6, May 2007.
  • Richard Cohen, Carl Bonham and Shigeyuki Abe, The Rationality and Heterogeneity of Survey Forecasts of the Yen-Dollar Exchange Rate: A Reexamination, CCAS Working Paper No.3, April 2007.
  • Can Japan Dance with India?, CCAS Working Paper No.1, April 2007.
  • Shigeyuki Abe, Wing Thye Woo, Chalongphob Sussangkarn, Michael G. Plummer and Masashi Matsumura, "Asian Economic Integration," Doshisha University Policy Studies, Vol. 1, March 2007 (in Japanese).
  • "Falling Birthrates and Aging Societies Looming in Asia,"21st Century Hyogo, Vol.1, pp.81-88, 2007 (in Japanese).
  • "The Japan-Thailand FTA," Kansai Tomorrow 06-04, KISER, September 2006 (in Japanese).
  • "The Division of Labor between Japan and China in the Electronics Industry: Complementary or Competitive?," Osaka Gakuin Review of Economics, Vol. 20, No.1/2, pp.121-127, Osaka Gakuin University, June 2006 (in Japanese).
  • Shigeyuki Abe and Medhi Krongkaew, The Current Development of Social and Welfare System in Thailand (with Special Emphasis on Old Age Security): How Can Thailand Learn From the Experiences of Japan?, Japan Foundation Grant Research Report, April 2006.
  • "The Rise of China and the Challenge of Japan," The Direction of Asian Economies, Chuo University Press, 2005 (in Japanese).
  • "Implementation of a New Relationship in the Division of Labor with China," KISER Report, Vol. 92, 2005 (in Japanese).

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Academic Associations

  • Asian Economic Journal (Blackwell): Editor
  • Chulalongkorn Journal of Economics: Editor
  • ICSEAD Research Series: Editor
  • ICSEAD : Director
  • East Asian Economic Association
  • East Asian Development Network
  • Asian Economic Panel
  • Pacific Economic Outlook
  • Japan Association for Asian Studies
  • Japan Society for International Development
  • Kansai Institute for Social and Economic Research (KISER)

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