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.
The University of British Columbia
Research themes: Comparative political economy, Global economic, Environmental governance
Collaboration with FFJ
Associate researcher of the Theme 1
Yves Tiberghien is associate researcher of the FFJ theme 1: Asian Capitalisms: Diversity and Institutional Change. He has been a member of the European INCAS project that aimed to understand institutional change in Asia: a comparative perspective with Europe. He also wrote a Research Statement on the Senkaku/Diaoyutai Crisis of September 2010 and the book The great transformation of Japanese capitalism in collaboration with Sébastien Lechevalier and Arnaud Nanta in 2011. Since 2021 he has taken part to the Eurasian project Capitalisms, Technologies, Society and Health (CTSH project) to revisit the relationship between technology and society, focussing specifically on the issue of health.