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My Publications Available Online

Here is a selection of op-eds, policy pieces, and papers I have written, which are also available online. Enjoy! 

“Canberra's enthusiasm for conflict with Beijing should be concerning.” 

September 22, 2021

The Japan Times

“Here we go again China’s wrong turn in population policy.” 

June 16, 2021

Japan Times

“Let’s be frank: Britain’s future is not in Europe.” 

24 July, 2016.

Japan Times

“Japan, Mongolia’s Third Neighbor.”

March 15, 2015.

Japan Times

“The ‘Afraid of China’ Club beckons though free farm trade is still a farce.” 

February 18, 2013

Japan Times

“Lack of US Vision Hurts TPP.” 

October 19, 2013

Japan Times

“Secretive trade talks aren’t in the public interest.”

May 14, 2013.

Japan Times

“War with China is not inevitable, so tread carefully.”

April 3, 2013.

Japan Times

“What in the world happened to free trade?” 

August 10, 2011

Japan Times

“Aussie Pronatal Policy is not a model for Japan”

September 28, 2011.

Japan Times

“Reconstruction and healing must precede entry into TPP.”

November 17, 2011.

Japan Times.

“Japan’s cloudy Prospects for higher fertility.”

December 31, 2010.

Japan Times.

“Refigure a way to renew Japanese society.”

April 12, 2011.

Japan Times.

“Will Post-Elections Australia Pursue a Course Independent of the United States?” Asia Pacific Bulletin, Number 76.

October 21, 2010

East-West Centre, Washington D.C.

“The Wrong numbers, the perils of ignoring demography in East Asia,” Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 85.

December 3, 2010.

East West Centre, Washington D.C.

“Lowest-Low Fertility in Japan: Consequences for a Once-Great Nation.”


Bulletin of Geography, Socio-Economic Series, No. 12, 61-73.

“Practical Foundations for an Asia Pacific Economic Community: The Case Study of the APEC Standards and Conformance Strategy.”


Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 23: 59-73.

Asia Pacific Regionalism in the 1990s: Cooperation, Consensus and Conflict.”

December, 2006.

Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies, 5, 59-83.

“Japanese Trade Policy and Economic Partnership Agreements: A New Conventional Wisdom?”

December, 2005.

 Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies, 4, 113-135.

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