Scott Wilbur

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Postdoctoral Associate

Japan Foundation CGP Postdoctoral Associate in East Asian Studies (January 2019 - December 2019)

Areas of interest: Government-Business Interaction in Domestic and International Politics and Policy, especially in Japan and China

Region: Japan, Transregional

Scott Wilbur was the 2018 Banque de France Chair at the Center for French-Japanese Advanced Studies of the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). He holds a Ph.D. in political science and international relations from USC. His dissertation analyzes the political economy of zombie firms, unprofitable businesses supported by financial relief. More broadly, Dr. Wilbur’s research examines how political institutions and politicians influence economic outcomes, with a regional focus on Japan. His research has been funded by a Fulbright grant.

Courses EAST 400, PLSC 417 Politics and Economics in Japan Term: Spring 2019 Day/Time: M 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM”.

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