Shinichi Watanabe
IR Specially Appointed Professor
※PhD Faculty Member
M.A. in Economics, Hitotsubashi University, 1978
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Minnesota, 1983

Shinichi Watanabe


  • Poverty, War and Human Security
  • Environment and Human Security
  • International Migration and Human Security

Research Interests:

  • Evolution of institutions
  • Global governance of flows of people and funds
  • Sustainable Development

Major Publications:

“The Inter-Provincial Capital Flows during the Transition Period of China,” in M. Watanabe, ed., Recovering Financial Systems, China and Asian Transition Economies, IDE-JETRO/Palgrave, 2006.

Dynamics of GDP processes during the transition to market economies in the former Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe and East Asia,” in S. Watanabe, ed., Financial Systems and Economic Growth in Developing Countries in Asia and Africa, IUJ-IDP Press, 2003.

“Dollarization and its effect on the functions and development of financial systems in Cambodia, Lao and Vietnam,” in S. Watanabe, ed., Dollarization and Its Effect on Monetary and Foreign Exchange Rate Policies and the Development of Financial Systems: Vietnam, Lao PDR and Cambodia, Joint Research Project Workshop, State Bank of Vietnam and JICA, 2002.

“Evolution of the crisis in Indonesia: part II,” Journal of Research Institute for International Investment and Development (Kaigai-Toshi-Kenkyusho-Ho), 25(3), 1999, pp.79-101.

“Evolution of the crisis in Indonesia: part I,” Journal of Research Institute for International Investment and Development (Kaigai-Toshi- Kenkyusho-Ho), 24(10), 1998, pp.71-120.