Shujiro Urata

Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University; Faculty Fellow, RIETI, Research Fellow, JCER; Senior Research Advisor, ERIA

Shujiro Urata is a Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Faculty Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), Research Fellow at the Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER), and Senior Research Advisor at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA). Professor Urata received his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. He specialises in international economics and has published a number of books and articles on international economic issues. His recent co-edited books include Bilateral Trade Agreements: Origins, evolution, and implications, Routledge, 2005; Multinationals and Economic Growth in East Asia, Routledge, 2006; Free Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific, World Scientific, 2010; and Economic Consequences of Globalization: Evidence from East Asia, co-editor, Routledge, 2012.

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey