À PROPOS Chercheurs invités Scott WILBUR


Presidential Management Fellow
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Scott Wilbur is Presidential management fellow at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He holds a Ph.D. in political science and international relations at the University of Southern California. In 2015-16 he was a Fulbright Graduate Research Fellow at Waseda University. His doctoral research examines the political economy of zombie firms among two corporate categories in Japan: listed firms where the presence of zombie firms declined in the early 2000s; and SMEs, where zombie firms have remained a major problem in the second half of Japan’s so-called “lost two decades.”

Research theme: Interaction between government and business in domestic and international politics and policy, zombie firms

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Collaboration with FFJ

2018 FFJ/Banque de France Fellow
Stay: March – December 2018

As the 2018 FFJ/Banque de France fellow, Scott Wilbur conducted research on the political economy of zombie firms. He organized a workshop by the end of his stay and wrote a Research Statement and a Discussion Paper.

FFJ/Banque de France fellowship Research Statement Workshop Discussion Paper