Yves Tiberghien

Yves Tiberghien

University of British Columbia

Yves Tiberghien (Ph.D. Stanford University, 2002; Harvard Academy Scholar 2006; Fulbright Scholar 1996) is a Professor of Political Science, Director Emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research, and Co-Director of the Center for Japanese Research at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. Yves is Distinguished Fellow at the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada and a Senior Fellow at the University of Alberta’s China Institute. He is an International Steering Committee Member at Pacific Trade and Development Conference (PAFTAD). He is a visiting professor at Tokyo University and at Sciences Po Paris. He co-founded the Vision 20 initiative in 2015. Yves’ research specializes in comparative political economy and global economic and environmental governance, with an empirical focus on Japan, China, Korea, and Europe. His latest book is The East Asian Covid-19 Paradox (forthcoming 2021, Element Series, Cambridge University Press). In 2020, he edited an online collection of papers on Japan’s leadership in the Liberal International Order.

Research themes: Comparative political economy, global economic, environmental governance
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