JICA Ogata Research Institute

Experts

SAMRETH, Sovannroeun

Visiting FellowPart-time

Educational Background

Ph.D (Economics), Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan, March 2009
MA (Economics), Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan, March 2005
BA (Economics), Faculty of Economics, Osaka University, Japan, March 2003

Career Background

Associate Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Saitama University, Japan, April 2013-Present.
Visiting Scholar, JICA Research Institute (current JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development), Japan, July 2019-Present.
Visiting Scholar, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, USA, September 2016-December 2016.
Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Development Studies, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 2016-August 2016.
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Saitama University, Japan, April 2011-March 2013.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan, April 2009-March 2011.
Research Fellow, Global Centers of Excellence (GCOE), Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University, Japan, October 2008-March 2009.

Major Publications

Samreth, S., Sanchez-Martin, E. M. and Sodeth, L.: “Dollarization Dilemma: Price Stability at the Cost of External Competitiveness in Cambodia,” World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No.8893, 2019.

Samreth, S. and Okuda, H.: “Economic Growth and Dollarization in Cambodia,” Asian Studies (Aziya Kenkyu), Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 61-78, 2019.

Samreth, S.: “Findings from a Preliminary Survey of Poor Households in Rural Cambodia: A Case of Angkor Sar Commune in Mesang District, Prey Veng,” Saitama University Review, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp.59-70, 2016.

Kotera, G., Mizuno, N., Okada, K. and Samreth, S.: “Ethnic Diversity, Democracy, and Health: Theory and Evidence,” Research in Economics, Vol. 69, pp. 353-376, 2015.

Okada, K. and Samreth, S.: “The Effect of Foreign Aid on Corruption: A Quantile Regression Approach,” Economics Letters, Vol. 115, pp. 240-243, 2012.

Samreth, S. “An Empirical Examination on the Hysteresis of Currency Substitution in Cambodia,” Journal of Asian Economics, Vol. 22, pp. 518-527, 2011.

Samreth, S. “Currency Substitution and Seigniorage-Maximizing Inflation: The Case of Cambodia,” Applied Economics, Vol. 42, pp. 1907-1916, 2010.

Affiliations

East Asian Economic Association, Japan Society of Monetary Economics, Japan Society for International Development, Cambodian Economic Association

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