KARAVASILEV, YaniAs of Apr 2020


foreign direct investment, international recruitment, corporate agenda setting

Educational background

  • Osaka University, School of International Public Policy (Ph.D.)
  • University College London (M.A.)
  • Jacobs University (B.A.)


  • 2020 to date Lecturer, Kyoto Bunkyo University
  • 2019 to date Adjunct Lecturer, Osaka Gakuin University
  • 2019 to date Adjunct Lecturer, Osaka University of Commerce
  • 2014 to date Assistant Editor, Southern African Centre for Collaboration on Peace and Security
  • 2017-2018 Assistant Professor, Osaka University
  • 2014-2017 Research and Teaching Assistant, Osaka University
  • 2014-2014 MP Assistant, European Parliament (Brussels)
  • 2013-2014 Intern, United Nations Development Programme (New York)

Journal Articles and Papers

  • *Journal Articles
  • Karavasilev, Y. & Hawkins, V. (2019) “Cross-border agenda setting: evidence from American and Japanese media” (in progress).
  • Karavasilev, Y., Yamanami, C. & Kohara, M. (2018) “Job fairs and company attractiveness perceptions: evidence from Japanese companies recruiting overseas” (OSIPP Discussion Paper).
  • Karavasilev, Y. (2015) “Political stability and foreign direct investment in SADC: a love-hate relationship”, Southern African Peace and Security Studies 4(2): 5-40.
  • Karavasilev, Y. & Nomura, S. (2015) “Estimating the impact of inward offshore industry outsourcing on developing economies”, Osaka Economic Papers 65(1): 35-64.
  • Karavasilev, Y. (2013) “The effects of small versus large-scale privatization on GDP Growth in EU transition economies”, International Public Policy Studies 18(1): 269-284.
  • *Media Articles
  • “The ship dismantling industry in South Asia: problems and opportunities”, Global News View, 05/03/2018.
  • “Bulgaria: the fastest shrinking country in the world”, Global News View, 10/12/2017.
  • “The trade-media coverage nexus: evidence from the Nikkei newspaper”, Global News View, 8/24/2017.

Conference Presentations

  • 10/2018 16th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 07/2018 9th International Research Meeting in Business and Management, Nice, France.
  • 05/2018 African Peace and Security Conference, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.
  • 01/2018 ASEAN–Japan Symposium on Human Resource Development, NUS, Singapore.
  • 11/2017 Historical Heritage and Security, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.
  • 02/2016 SACCPS–CEAPS Conference 2016, Bloemfontein, South Africa.
  • 11/2014 14th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 10/2014 73rd Conference of the Japan Society of International Economics, Kyoto, Japan.
  • 10/2013 12th International Conference of the Japan Economic Policy Association, Sapporo, Japan.

Academic Association Affiliations

  • East Asian Economic Association
  • Japan Society of International Economics
  • Centre for Engagement on African Peace and Security

Research Projects & Papers