About the Author
Koji Kubo is a senior research fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO). Earlier drafts of this book were written while he was affiliated with the JETRO Bangkok Office as a researcher and with the Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University in Thailand as a visiting researcher. He has a Ph.D. in international public policy from Osaka University and degrees from Kyoto University and the University of Sussex.
Dr. Kubo's research focuses on the evolution of economic institutions in Myanmar. His analyses of the Myanmar economy have appeared in the ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, the Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, and Post-Communist Economies. He is the editor of Dollarization and De-dollarization in Transitional Economies of Southeast Asia (2017).