Katsunori Kaneko

Rank Professor
Degree Ph.D. in Economics from Kobe University of Commerce
Personal website N/A
Phone +81 6 6605 2265
E-mail kaneko at econ.osaka-cu.ac.jp (please replace “at” with “@”)


  • 2000 B.A. : Mie University (Social Science)
  • 2003 M.A. : Kobe University of Commerce (Economics)
  • 2005 M.Sc. : Chulalongkorn University (Health Economics)
  • 2009 Ph.D. : Kobe University of Commerce (Economics)


  • 2009 : Lecturer, International Graduate Studies Human Resource Development Center, Burapha University, Thailand
  • 2013– : Associate Professor, Graduate School of Creative Cities, Osaka City University
  • 2018– : Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka City University

Class Taught

Study on Southeast Asian Economy

About Me

I conduct research based on fieldwork surveys, mainly in Thailand in Southeast Asia.

Message to Students

Please challenge new things and get various experiences.

Research Field

Thai area studies, ASEAN Economy, Empirical analysis on social development and social welfare

Research Keywords

ASEAN Economy, Health Care and Nursing Care, Health Care Professional, International Labor Migration, Human Resource Development, Social Enterprise

Affiliated Academic Organizations

Japan Association for Asian Studies, Japan CIRIEC, Japan Health Economics Association, The Japan Society of Public Utility Economics

Selected Publications:

  1. “An Analysis of Residential Water Demand and Water Supply Service in a Remote Island in Thailand,” International Public Economy Studies, vol. 20, pp.94–105, 2009 [written in Japanese].
  2. “Human Resources for Health Policies in Thailand and ASEAN Economic Community,” International Public Economy Studies, vol. 23, pp.10–19, 2012 [written in Japanese].
  3. “International Migration of Human Resources for Health from ASEAN Countries: An Analysis Focusing on the Movements to OECD Countries,” Asian Studies, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 20–43, 2014 [written in Japanese].
  4. “The Current Situation and Issues of Social Enterprise in Thailand,” The Quarterly Journal of Economic Studies, Vol.37 (3), pp.1–25, 2016 [written in Japanese].
  5. “An Analysis of Participation in Cancer Screening in Thailand,” The Quarterly Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 38 (1–2), pp.1–18, 2018 [written in Japanese].