Masato Abe, PhD
Adjunct Professor, College of ASEAN Community Studies
Office : Ekathotsarot Building
Masato Abe is an adjunct professor of the College of Asean Community Studies.
He has special expertise regarding development policies for Asia Pacific small and mediumsized enterprises (SMEs); corporate social responsibility (CSR); and the role of business in disaster risk reduction. His research is especially focused on trade and logistics: particularly SMEs’ integration into global and regional value chains.
He holds a PhD in Marketing from Thammasat University Business School, an MBA from Goizueta Business School of Emory University, and a BA in Economics from Fukushima University.
- Abe, Masato and Michelle Chee (2016). “Integrating Sustainability Reporting into Global Supply Chains in Asia and the Pacific.” Lydia Bals and Wendy Tate (eds.) Implementing Triple Bottom Line Sustainability into Global Supply Chains. Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing.
- Soans, Aaron and Masato Abe (2016). “Bribery, Corruption and Bureaucratic Hassle: Evidence from Myanmar,” Journal of Asian Economics, Volume 44 (June), pp. 4156.
- Abe, Masato (2016). “Reaping the benefits of regional integration in Emerging Asia: Private sector development.” Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2016: Enhancing Regional Ties. Paris: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
- Abe, Masato (2015). “SME Participation in Global Value Chains: Challenges and Opportunities,” Integrating SMEs into Global Value Chains: Challenges and Policy Actions in Asia. Manila: Asian Development Bank and ADBI.
- Abe, Masato, Michael Troilo, and Orgil Batsaikhan (2015), “Financing Small and Medium Enterprises in Asia and the Pacific,” Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Vol. 4(1). P. 234.