Dr Bruno Jetin

bruno.jetin@ubd.edu.bn

Director, Institute of Asian Studies



                         

Bruno Jetin is Associate Professor and Director of the Institute of Asian Studies, University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD). http://ias.ubd.edu.bn/ His current work focuses on the ASEAN Economic Community, the One Belt One Road initiative, Chinese investments in Southeast Asia, the impact of income distribution on growth in Asia. He is also an expert of the automobile industry. His publications include B. Jetin and M. Mikic (editors), “ASEAN Economic community: a model for Asia-wide Integration?” (Palgrave McMillan, 2016,); B. Jetin (editor, 2015) « Global Automobile Demand. Vol.1: major trends in mature economies”. Vol. 2: Major trends in emerging economies”, Palgrave McMillan; B. Jetin and J. Chaisse (2018). “International Investment Policy for Small States: The Case of Brunei”. In J. Chaisse and L. Nottage, (editors): “International Investment Treaties and Arbitration Across Asia”. Brill Editors, Leiden and Boston. B. Jetin (2017). “One Belt-One Road Initiative and ASEAN Connectivity: Synergy Issues and Potentialities”. In B.R. Deepak (editor): “China’s Global Rebalancing and the New Silk Road”. Springer, Singapore. B. Jetin (2018). “Regional or global production networks of the Asian automobile industry?” International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management, Vol. 18(4), p 302-328. B. Jetin and O. Ekin Kurt (2016). “Functional income distribution and growth in Thailand: a post Keynesian econometric analysis”. Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, vol. 39, no. 3, p 334-360. B. Jetin, “Distribution of income, labour productivity and competitiveness: Is the Thai labour regime sustainable?” Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2012, vol. 36, 4. Prior to joining UBD, he was a researcher at the Institute for Research on Contemporary Southeast Asia (IRASEC, CNRS-MAEE, Bangkok) and Associate Professor at the University of Paris 13 Sorbonne Paris Cité, where he was Deputy Director of the Research Center in Economics. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Paris 13 Sorbonne Paris Cité. He was involved in the promotion of taxes on financial transactions as alternatives sources of financing development and innovative regulations of global finance. See for instance, L.A. Denys, B. Jetin, A. Persaud, R. Schmidt, M. Tison, (2011). “How Can we Implement Today a Multilateral and Multi-jurisdictional Tax on Financial Transactions?”. International Expert Report, Leading Groupe on Innovative Financing for Development.

EDUCATION

1992. PhD in “Development Economics”, University of Paris 13, distinction « very honorable ». Director of Dissertation: Professor Pierre Salama. Subject: « Technical and organisational innovations in a high inflation country: the case of Brazil. »
1985. Master Degree in “International and Financial Economics”, University of Paris 13. Master Dissertation on “Labour force management in South Korea”.
1982. Bachelor Degree in Economics, University of Paris 13.
Language and degree

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Southeast Asia, ASEAN, Asia-wide integration, Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), OBOR, New Silk Road, Global Value Chains, Foreign Investment agreements, Foreign investment and Investor-State Dispute Settlement, Poverty, Inequality, Income Distribution, PostKeynesian Economics, Wellbeing, Automobile industry

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

B. Jetin (2019). “Production Networks of the Asian Automobile Industry: Regional or Global?”. International Journal of Automobile Technology and Management, 18 (4), p 302-328. https://halshs.archives-ouvertes.fr/halshs-01995206
B. Jetin and Julien Chaisse (2018). “International Investment Policy for small states: The case of Brunei”. In J. Chaisse and L. Nottage, (editors): “International Investment Treaties and Arbitration across Asia”. Leiden, Boston, Brill Editors.
B. Jetin (2018). “One Belt-One Road Initiative and ASEAN Connectivity: Synergy Issues and Potentialities”. In B.R. Deepak (editor): “China’s Global Rebalancing and the New Silk Road”. Springer, Singapore. http://ias.ubd.edu.bn/belt-and-road-initiative-and-asean-ias-working-paper-30/
B. Jetin (2018). “Middle classes in Southeast Asia: Between Democracy and Authoritarianism” (in French). In A. Pesses and C. Thi-Liên Tran (editors): “Southeast Asia 2018”, Paris and Bangkok, Les Indes savantes-IRASEC. https://halshs.archives-ouvertes.fr/halshs-01995207v1
B. Jetin and O. Ekin Kurt (2016). “Functional income distribution and growth in Thailand: a post Keynesian econometric analysis”. Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, vol. 39, no. 3, p 334-360. https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01484216v1

TOP PUBLICATIONS

B. Jetin (2019). “Production Networks of the Asian Automobile Industry: Regional or Global?”. International Journal of Automobile Technology and Management, 18 (4), p 302-328. https://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=97346
B. Jetin (2018). “One Belt-One Road Initiative and ASEAN Connectivity: Synergy Issues and Potentialities”. In B.R. Deepak (editor): “China’s Global Rebalancing and the New Silk Road”. Springer, Singapore. http://www.bookmetrix.com/detail/chapter/5530c2d8-7102-4a21-875c-285ab2d86631
B. Jetin and O. Ekin Kurt (2016). “Functional income distribution and growth in Thailand: a post Keynesian econometric analysis”. Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, vol. 39, no. 3, p 334-360.
B. Jetin, M. Mikic (editors, 2016). “ASEAN Economic Community 2015: A model for Asia-wide regional integration?” Palgrave McMillan, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
B. Jetin (2012). “Distribution of income, labour productivity and competitiveness: Is the Thai labour regime sustainable?"" Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol. 36, n° 4, p 895-917

GRANT DETAILS

UBD1: Rebalancing China Growth: from a Profit-led to a Wage-led Growth Regime 01-01-19 to 31-12-19 BND 4,700 UBD/RSCH/1.12/FICBF(b)/2018/011.
UBD2: The political economy of Chinese growth in Asia. From October 2019 to October 2020. BND 1,500 UBD/RSCH/1.12/FICBF(b)/2019/012

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Editor in Chief of the “Asia in Transition” book series, Springer.
Member of the Editorial board of the European Journal of East Asian Studies
Fellow researcher (Since 2019) and member of the Editorial Committee of the Research Institute on Contemporary Southeast Asia (IRASEC) (Since 2017)
Member of the International Steering Committee of the GERPISA International Network