Jota Ishikawa

                              Professor, Faculty of International Social Sciences, Gakushuin University 

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Jota Ishikawa  

    Doctor of Philosophy (Economics) 

    Professor, Faculty of International Social Sciences, Gakushuin University 

   Research Interest:    International Trade


Jota Ishikawa is currently Professor of Economics in the Faculty of International Social Sciences at Gakushuin University. He is also a Specially Appointed Professor within Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study (HIAS) at Hitotsubashi University and a Faculty Fellow of the Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry (RIETI) which is a public policy think tank established in 2001. He was previously Professor of International Economics  in the Graduate School of Economics at Hitotsubashi University.


Jota received his B.A. and M.A. from Hitotsubashi University and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. His research focuses on “trade policies under imperfect competition” and “trade and environment”. He has published more than 50 papers in distinguished academic journals including Journal of International Economics, Journal of Development Economics, International Economic Review, and Economic Theory.


Jota served as the President of the Japan Society of International Economics from 2014 to 2016. He has been a Member of the Science Council of Japan since 2020. He is also on the scientific boards of Asia Pacific Trade Seminars (APTS) and Australasian Trade Workshop (ATW). He has been organizing “Hitotsubashi-Gakushuin Conference on International Trade & FDI” since 2003.


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