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About Paul J. Scalise

Paul J. Scalise is a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Foreign Research Fellow at the Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, and Non-Resident Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University, Japan Campus.
Paul J. Scalise received his Ph.D. in comparative political economy from the University of Oxford, an M.A. in international economics and Japan studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and his B.A. in political science from Marist College. Paul has focused on public policy, agenda-setting, and interest groups in Japanese and comparative politics with an emphasis on energy policy and electric power restructuring. His work has been published in over six languages for general audiences, alongside scholarly research in edited volumes, encyclopedias, and books. His research has been funded by grants from the Toshiba International Foundation, the Japan Foundation Endowment Committee, the Social Science Research Council, the Reischauer Center, and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. In addition to being a contributing analyst at Oxford Analytica, the Economist Intelligence Unit, Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) and Eurasia Group, he served for many years as a financial analyst of Japanese energy, gas, and electric power companies at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Japan Ltd. and UBS Global Asset Management. He has spent more than 19 years conducting fieldwork in Japan, the UK and the USA.

Positions

Present Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University, Japan Campus, Non-Resident Fellow
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Present Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, Policy Studies Organization
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Present JSPS Research Fellow, Policy Studies Organization
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Research Interests

Energy economics, Policy Studies, Political Economy, and Energy policy

Contact Information

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