Research Staff

Junji Nakagawa

update at 05 April 2016

Division Department of Comparative Contemporary Law
Research fields International Law, International Economic Law
e-mail nakagawa@iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp
CV Junji Nakagawa(March 2016) [PDF: 120 KB]

Teaching and Research Appointments

July 1995 − March 2000 Associate Professor, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo
August 1998 − July 1999 Investigador Visitante, Centro de Estudios de Asia y Africa, El Colegio de México
September 1998
− November 1998
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver
February 2000 Visiting Professor, School of Law, University of Georgia
April 2000 − present Professor of International Economic Law, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo
February 2001 Visiting Professor, School of Law, University of Georgia
February 2002 Visiting Professor, School of Law, University of Georgia
April to May 2005 Visiting Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong
September 2006
− July 2007
Visiting Professor, Fletcher School, Tufts University
September 2007 Visiting Professor, School of Law, Shantou University, China
April 2014 − August 2014 Visiting Professor, Center of Japanese Studies, Free University of Berlin

Publications (2015- )

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  1. “U.S. Congressional Ratification of the TPP before the Presidential Election”, Media Tembo, No.649, January 2016, pp.1-11. (in Japanese)
  2. “Challenges of Japan's Post-TPP Trade Strategy”, Sekai Keizai Hyoron, No.682, January 2016, pp.6-13. (in Japanese)
  3. “Outlines of the TPP Agreement”, Boeki to Kanzei, November 2015, pp.4-11. (in Japanese)
  4. “Challenges of Post-TPP Agreement (1), Japan should ratify it early”, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, 23 October 2015, p.27. (in Japanese)
  5. “Feasibility and desirability of 'clubs' within the WTO: A critical comment on Hoekman/Mavroidis' case for plurilateral agreements (PAs)”, Blog post on EJIL: Talk!, posted 30 September 2015. Avainable at [URL]
  6. “TPP and Japan's Agriculture”, Academia, No.115, August 2015, pp.2-7. (in Japanese)
  7. “The WTO at a Critical Juncture”, in Won Mog Choi ed., International Economic Law: The Asia-Pacific Perspectives, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, August 2015, pp.22-37.
  8. “The Industrial Policty of China and WTO Law: 'the shrinking policy space' argument as sterile fragmentation”, in C.L. Lim and Bryan Mercurio eds., International Economic Order after the Global Crisis: A Tale of Fragmented Disciplines, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, April 2015, pp.188-208.
  9. “The Emerging Rules on State Capitalism and Their Implications for China's Use of SOEs”, in Lisa Toohey, Colin B. Picker and Jonathan Greenacre eds., China in the International Economic Order: New Directions and Changing Paradigms, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, April 2015, pp.112-127.

Major Books before 2014

Single-Authored

  1. International Harmonization of Economic Regulation, Oxford: Oxford University Press, December 2011, xvi+391pp.
  2. International Harmonization of Economic Regulation, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 2008, xiv+404pp. (in Japanese)
  3. The Theory and Practice of Structural Adjustment/ Conditionality: A Case Study of Mexican Debt Crisis, Tokyo: FASID, 1998, 90pp. (in Japanese)
  4. Legal Process of Nationalization Conflicts in Natural Resources Sector, Tokyo: Kokusai Shoin, 1990, xxxvi+290pp. (in Japanese)
  5. WTO: Beyond Trade Liberalization, Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, March 2013, xxii+227pp. (in Japanese)

Co-Authored

  1. Junji Nakagawa, Akio Shimizu, Satoru Taira and Isamu Mamiya, International Economic Law, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 2003, vii+340pp. (in Japanese); Chinese translation, Beijing: Peking University Press, 2007, 283pp.
  2. Junji Nakagawa, Yasutami Shimomura and Jun Saito, The Politics of Japan’s ODA Charter, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 1999, vii+234pp. (in Japanese)
  3. Junji Nakagawa and Minoru Sano, Advanced Technologies and Intellectual Property , Tokyo: Nikkagiren Shuppannsha, 1997, x+169pp. (in Japanese)
  4. Junji Nakagawa et al., Keywords of International Law, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 1997, vii+240pp. (in Japanese)
  5. Junji Nakagawa et al., Introduction to the Study of Foreign Aid, Tokyo: Asia Keizai Shuppannkai, 1997, xvi+348pp. (in Japanese).
  6. Junji Nakagawa, Akio Shimizu, Satoru Taira and Isamu Mamiya, International Economic Law, 2nd edition, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 2012, x+471pp. (in Japanese)
  7. Junji Nakagawa and Nokuhle Madulo, “The Importance of the Voice from Africa in the ‘Global’ International Economic Law,“ in Nokuhle Madulo ed., Africa and International Economic Law, forthcoming.

Edited

  1. Multilateralism and Regionalism in Global Economic Governance: Finance, Trade and Investment, London: Routledge, 2011, xvi+200p.
  2. Anti-Dumping Laws and Practices of the New Users, London: Cameron May, 2007, 389pp.
  3. Managing Development: Globalization, Economic Restructuring and Social Policy, London: Routledge, 2006, 361pp.
  4. Antidumping of China, Tokyo: Japan Export Trade Promotion Organization, 2004, 298pp. (in Japanese)
  5. Managing Development and Transition in a Globalizing World (II): Corporate Behavior, ISS Research Series No.13, Tokyo: Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, 2004, 178pp.
  6. Managing Development and Transition in a Globalizing World: Financial Liberalization and Financial Crises, ISS Research Series No.11, Tokyo: Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, 2004, 164pp.
  7. Studies in Safeguard Measures: Multilateral Rules and Domestic Regulations, Tokyo: Fair Trade Center, 1999, 258pp. (in Japanese)
  8. Transparency in International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement, (ed.) London: Routledge, January 2013, ix+221pp.

Co-Edited

  1. Junji Nakagawa, Akio Shimizu and Mitsuo Matsushita eds., Casebook WTO Law, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 2009, 242pp. (in Japanese)
  2. Junji Nakagawa and Koji Teraya eds, The Horizons of International Law: Theory, History and Empirical Study, Tokyo: Toshindo, 2008, 823pp. (in Japanese)
  3. Junji Nakagawa, Shoichi Kidana and Yuko Yamane eds., Law of International Transactions, Kyoto: Horitsu Bunkasha, 2006, 263pp. (in Japanese)
  4. Junji Nakagawa and Akira Kotera eds., Basic Collection of Economic Treaties, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 2002, 223pp., 2nd edition, 2014, viii+213pp. (in Japanese)
  5. Junji Nakagawa, Mitsuo Matsushita and Akio Shimizu eds, Case Book on GATT/WTO Law, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 1999, 354pp. (in Japanese)
  6. Junji Nakagawa and Thomas J. Schoenbaum eds., From Friction to Coordination: Legal Analysis of Japan-U.S. Trade Disputes, Tokyo: Toshindo, 1999, 372pp. (in Japanese)
  7. Junji Nakagawa, Thomas J. Schoenbaum and Linda Reif eds., Trilateral Perspectives on International Legal Issues: From Theory into Practice, New York: Transnational Publishers, 1998, 404pp.
  8. Junji Nakagawa and Hiroshi Konno eds., Legal Protection of Software/Algorithms, Tokyo: Asakura Shoten, 1996, 196pp. (in Japanese)

Translation

  1. Robert E. Hudec, Developing Countries in the GATT Legal System, Trade Policy Research Centre, 1987, translated by Junji Nakagawa et al., GATT and Developing Countries, Tokyo: Shizansha, 1992, 324pp. (in Japanese)

Selected Journal Articles and Book Chapters from 2011 to 2014

  1. “What Will Happen If Japan Joins the TPP? (8)-(13)”, Boeki to Kanzei (Trade and Tariffs), Vol.60, No.4 (April 2012) - Vol.60, No.10 (October 2012). (in Japanese)
  2. “International Economy and Law”(with Yasuaki Onuma & Isamu Mamiya), in Yasuaki Onuma ed., International Law of the 21st Century: Law and Power in the Multipolarized World, Tokyo: Nihon Hyoronsha, 2011, pp.172-191. (in Japanese)
  3. “China and Global Economic Governance: Background, Schedule, and the Outline of the Project”, in Junji Nakagawa ed., China and Global Economic Governance, ISS Research Series No.45, Tokyo: Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo, 2011, pp.9-29.
  4. “Japan's FTA (EPA) and BIT Strategy in the Light of Competitive Dynamics”, in Ross Buckley et al. eds., East Asian Integration: Finance, Law and Trade, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011, pp.83-103.
  5. “Restructuring Global Monetary/Financial Governance: Beyond the Bretton Woods System”, Japanese Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 53 (2010), pp.96-121.
  6. “The WTO Doha Round Negotiations on Fisheries Subsidies and the Conservation and Management Regime of Marine Living Resources”, Boeki to Kanzei (Trade and Tariffs), Vol.58, No.9 (2010), pp.30-60. (in Japanese)
  7. “Symposium on the Environment and Trade”(with Mitsuo Matsushita et al.), Boeki to Kanzei (Trade and Tariffs), Vol.58, No.4 (2010), pp.20-30. (in Japanese)
  8. “Globalization, Human Rights and the WTO”, Horitsu Jiho (Law Journal), Vol.82, No.3 (2010), pp.6-13. (in Japanese)
  9. “Industrial Policy of China and the WTO Law”, in Chin Leng Lim & Bryan Mercurio eds., International Economic Law after the Crisis: A Schizophrenic Science, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.
  10. “What Will Happen If Japan Joins the TPP? (1)-(7)”, Boeki to Kanzei (Trade and Tariffs), Vol.59, No.7 (July 2011) - Vol.60, No. 3 (March 2012). (in Japanese).
  11. “Japan’s Regulatory Reform and the TPP,” Horitshu Jiho (LawJournal), Vol.84, No. 10 (2012), pp.12-18. (in Japanese)
  12. “Regulatory/Systemic Reforms for Maintaining/Enhancing Competitiveness: The Importance of Developing a Multi-tiered Strategy,” The Japan Institute of International Affairs, Policies for Securing Competitiveness of Japan in International Society, Tokyo: The Japan Institute for International Affairs, 2012, pp.109-141. (in Japanese)
    Full text: English version, Japanese version
  13. “China and Japan’s FTA Strategies and Regional Integration in the Asia-Pacific,”(with Wei Liang) in Scott Kennedy and Shuaihua Cheng eds., The Growing Role of Chinese in Global Governance, Bloomington, Indiana: Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business/Geneva: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, 2012, pp.57-62.
  14. “Regional Economic Integration in East Asia: Development of Legalization and Future Direction”, Japan Association of International Economic Law ed., International Economic Law, Vol.1: Trade, Investment and Competition, Horitsu Bunkasha, November 2012, pp.235-253. (in Japanese)
  15. “Introduction,” (with Daniel Magraw) in Junji Nakagawa ed., Transparency in International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement, London: Routledge, January 2013, pp.1-14..
  16. “The Contents and Characteristics of the TPP”, in Koichi Ishikawa, Keiichi Umada, Fukunari, Kimura & Yorizumi Watanabe eds., Japan's Policy towards the TPP, Tokyo: Bunshindo, February 2013, pp.100-113. (in Japanese)
  17. “State Jurisdiction”, in Akira Kotera, Yuji Iwasawa & Akio Morita eds., Lectures on International Law, 2nd edition, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, February 2013, pp.161-180. (in Japanese)
  18. “The Content of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and its Impact on Japan”, Hogaku Kyoshitsu, July 2013, pp.42-50. (in Japanese)
  19. “Global Supply Chains and FTAs in East Asia and the Pacific”, Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy, Vol.8, No.2, September 2013, pp.439-460.
  20. “Prospects and Challenges of the TPP Negotiations (1) Background and the Significance of the TPP”, Boeki to Kanzei, January 2014, pp.18-32. (in Japanese)
  21. “Prospects and Challenges of the TPP Negotiations (2) History and Prospects of the Negotiations”, Boeki to Kanzei, February 2014, pp.4-22. (in Japanese)
  22. “Trade in Services and Investmentrdquo;, Japan International Forum (ed.), Examining Economic Partnership Agreements, Tokyo: Japan International Forum, February 2014, pp.63-78. (in Japanese)
  23. “Rule-making and the Role of Japan”, Japan Institute for International Affairs (ed.), Tackling with the China Risk and Regional Economic Integration, Tokyo: Japan Institute for International Affairs, February 2014, pp.91-107.
  24. “Prospects and Challenges of the TPP Negotiations (3) Contents of the TPP (1) Market Access”, Boeki to Kanzei, March 2014, pp.4-22. (in Japanese)

Topics of research

(1) Regulatory Cooperation through Regional Trade Agreements
  Analyze the increasing role of regional free trade agreements in promoting regulatory cooperation in such regulatory fields as intellectual property rights, competition policy, e-commerce, labor law and environmental law.

(2) International Economic Law of Development: Economic Development Strategy in the Age of Globalization and the Role of International Economic Law
  Conduct a comparative study of economic development strategies and the role of international economic law, focusing on trade policy, investment policy and industrial policy.

(3) Government-Corporate Relationship in the Development and Dynamics of International Economic Law
  Analyze the government-corporate relationship in the development and dynamics of international economic law, comparing the divergent relationship in international trade law and international investment law.

(4) Liberalization of Trade and Investment in the Asia-Pacific
  Trace the development of regional supply chains and the network of FTAs in the Asia-Pacific region.

Educational Activities in 2016

Graduate School of Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo Graduate Seminar on International Economic Law,
Studies in Private Standards
Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo Advanced seminar on International Economic Law,
Studies in Private Standards,
Case Study on Utilization and Making of International Economic Rules