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Lecturer, Osaka City University
Part Time Lecturer, University of Shiga Prefecture.



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Profile

Education
2001 Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Ritsumeikan University
2004 Master of Arts, Economics, Kyoto University
    Thesis: Contestation for the Renovation of Bus Industry
2010 PhD, Economics, Kyoto University
    Thesis: Economic Analysis of Urban Transportation Policy in Regional Cities
    Supervisor: Dr. Kazuhiro Ueta Sub-Supervisor, Se-il Mun

Professional Experiences

2016.4-present Lecturer
Graduate School of Business, Osaka City University
2016.4-present Part Time Lecturer
The University of Shiga Prefecture

2014.7-2015.7 Post-doctoral researcher
Institute of Environment and Development, National University of Malaysia.
2013.7-2014.6 Visiting Fellows
Institute of Environment and Development, National University of Malaysia.

2013.4-2017.3 Post-doctoral Fellow
Center for Community Co-design, The University of Shiga Prefecture
2010.4-2013.3 Post-doctoral researcher
Center of Socio-Ecological Systems, The University of Shiga Prefecture
2009.4-2010.3 Research Associate
Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research (Part time)

Research Topics

・Policy of Urban Public Transport
・Suburbanization(Urban Sprawl) and Public Transport
  ...Main research field
    United States (histrical case)
    Japanese local cities
    West Malaysia (as case of developing country)

Research support 

1. 2012.4 - 2015.3 Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Funding Agency: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Project number: 30596945
Title: A study of CGE model considering urban compactness: With the objective of
application to transportation policy.
Role: Principal Investigator

2. 2013.4 - 2014.3 Support Program for Urban Studies
Funding Agency: Obayashi Foundation (Private Foundation)
Title: Actual situations of mobility in Asian developing country: A study of public bus system of local cities in Malaysia.
Role: Principal Investigator


Conference Paper (International Conference)

Yukawa, S.(2013) What occurred when the government recognized the responsibility for regional public transport? : Case study in Malaysia, Paper presented at the International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport (Thredbo 13) held on Oxford University, United Kingdom.

Yukawa, S.(2009) Suburbanization and Urban Public Transport Declining public transport in Japanese regional city and regional transport policy, Paper presented at the International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport (Thredbo 11) held on Delft University of Technology, Netherlands.


Publication (Selected)

Yukawa, S., Mohd Azizul Ladin, Amiruddin Ismail and Riza Atiq Abdullah O.K. Rahmata.(2014) Public Transport System in Local City and Rural Area: Comparative Study Between Malaysia and Japan, Jurnal Teknologi, Vol.69 No.6, pp.69-72, UTM Press (University of Technology, Malaysia) (Scopus Index Journal).

Yukawa, S. (2010) Prehension and Classification of Urban Transportation in Japanese Regional Cities, Annual Report on Transportation Economics, Vol. 54 pp.195-204 (in Japanese).

Yukawa, S. (2008) Urban metamorphosis and public transportation: suburbanization of Japanese regional cities and commuter traffic, Annual Report on Transportation Economics, Vol. 52 pp.151-160 (in Japanese).

Yukawa, S. (2007) Urban public transportation and public governance: a case study of the urban transit system in the early 20th century United States, Annual Report on Transportation Economics, Vol. 51 pp.59-68 (in Japanese).

Yukawa, S. (2004) Re-examination of Japanese Bus Productivity, Annual Report on Transportation Economics, Vol. 48 pp.41-50 (in Japanese).


Edited by Sotaro Yukawa
2017.2.13

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