People

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Serena Ford's picture
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Sarah Strugnell's picture
+61 421 809 030

Sarah Frances Strugnell is a Project Officer at the Australia-Japan Research Centre. She is a former Victorian Government Hamer Scholar to Japan (2017), Monash Yoshida Scholarship holder (2015 & 2016) and JASSO scholarship awardee (2016-15 & 2019-20). Sarah graduated with a Double Masters of Public Policy (MPP) from the Australian National...

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邹述丞 Zou, Shu Cheng

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Shiro Armstrong's picture Associate Professor
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Shiro Armstrong is an economist and Associate Professor at the Crawford School of Public Policy. He is Director of the Australia-Japan Research Centre, Editor of the East Asia Forum, Director of the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research and Research Associate at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business at the Columbia Business School.

Shiro...

Ippei Fujiwara's picture Professor

Ippei Fujiwara is Professor of Macroeconomics at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Fellow of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER), research associate at the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Japan director for Australia-...

Nobuko Nagase's picture Visiting Fellow

Nobuko Nagase is a Professor of Labor Economics and Social Policy at Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan. Her interests include wage structure and work choice, labor market regulations and social security, tax and other institutional effects on work and gender, marital behavior and child-birth timing. Nagase has conducted empirical studies on child care...

Tatsuyoshi Okimoto's picture Associate Professor

Tatsuyoshi Okimoto is an Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the Crawford School of Public Policy, visiting fellow at Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, co-editor of Japanese Economic Review, and director for Nippon Finance Association. He received his PhD from the University of California, San Diego in 2005. He worked for...

PhD
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Thesis topic: The influence of domestic politics on Japanese foreign policy

Dr. Benjamin J. Ascione Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo.

He completed his PhD at ANU in the Crawford School’s Policy and Governance Program in 2020. He is a research associate at the ANU’s Australia-Japan Research Centre and a member of the East Asia Forum Editorial Group.

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Thesis topic: Directional Partnership: Australia and Japan in the Asian Regional Integration
+61 413 328 704

Yuma Osaki (大﨑祐馬) is a political economist in the making. He is a student of International Relations and International Political Economy (IR/IPE), interested in the Asian economic diplomacy. His research explores the evolution of the global trading system, with a focus on the advent of regional economic integration arrangements in Asia, from GATT/WTO to...

Advisory Board

  • Kent Anderson (chair), Strategic Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor at the University of Newcastle and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor Community and Engagement, University of Western Australia.
  • Melanie Brock, CEO Melanie Brock Advisory, member of the Board of the Australia Japan Business Cooperation Committee and Chair Emeritus of the Australian & New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
  • Gordon de Brouwer, former Secretary of the Department of the Environment and Energy, former Associate Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and former Executive Director of AJRC.
  • Jenny McGregor, former (and founding) CEO of Asialink at The University of Melbourne and founding Executive Director of the Asia Education Foundation.
  • Bruce Miller AO, former ambassador to Japan, former Director-General of the Office of National Assessments, director TAL Dai-ichi Life Australia, advisor Dai-ichi Life Holdings of Japan, Distinguished Policy Fellow at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.
  • Natsuko Ogawa, Partner, Ashurst, leading the firm’s Japan practice in Australia.
  • Ian Williams, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills and Vice President of the Australia Japan Business Cooperation Committee.

AJRC Fellows

  • Dr Simon Avenell, Associate Professor in History, School of Culture, History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Dr Amy King, Senior Lecturer, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Dr Llewelyn Hughes, Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Nana Oishi, Associate Professor, Japanese Studies, University of Melbourne
  • Ying Xu, Treasury

AJRC Associates

  • Jennifer Amyx, Political Science Department, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jean-Pascal Bassino, Professor of economics, École normale supérieure de Lyon
  • Creina Day, Crawford School of Public Policy , The Australian National University
  • Andrew Elek, Australian National University
  • Roger Farrell, Senior Economic Advisor, US State Department
  • Aurelia George-Mulgan, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, UNSW Canberra
  • Yusaku Horiuchi, Department of Government, Dartmouth College
  • Takashi Kozu, Chief Researcher, Ricoh Institute of Sustainability and Business
  • Masayuki Morikawa, Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI
  • Kazuki Onji, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University
  • Christopher Pokarier, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University
  • Yasuyuki Sawada, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
  • Paul Sheard, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, S&P Global
  • John Tang, College of Business & Economics, The Australian National University
  • Corey Wallace, Department of Political Studies, The University of Auckland
  • Tony Warren, Managing Director, Corporate Affairs, Telstra
  • Xinpeng Xu, Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Nobu Yamashita, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT University
  • Nobuko Nagase, Ochanomizu University
  • Nobuhiro Aizawa, Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Studies, Kyushu University

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