CARLOS, Maria Reinaruth Desiderio

1. Name / E-mail Address

CARLOS, Maria Reinaruth Desiderio / rdcarlos[at]

2. Proficient Languages (other than Japanese)

English, Filipino

3. Educational Background

1987 College Preparatory and Japanese Language Course, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan
1992 BA Economics, Kobe University, Japan
1994 MA Economics, Kobe University, Japan
2001 Doctor of Economics, Kobe University, Japan

4. Research Themes

International Labor Migration
Asian Economies
Economic Development

5. Courses Taught

  • Core Seminar
  • Globalization and Migration

6. Academic Associations

  • Japan Economic Policy Association

7. Recent Publications

  • ”Multiculturalism as a Determinant of the Transit and Final Destinations in the Stepwise Migration of Filipino Nurses” in Multiculturalism and Conflict Reconciliation in the Asia-Pacific Migration, Language and Politics, edited by Kozuke Shimizu and William Bradley, pp. 162-189. 2014.
  • 「日本の労働市場におけるフィリピン人介護労働者の三つの軌跡」Title in English: “Three Pathways of Filipino Careworkers’ Participation in Japan’s Labor Market” in『越境するケア労働』(佐藤誠編)Edited by Makoto Sato, 日本経済評論社 pp. 39-60. 2010.
  • 「高齢社会日本と在日フィリピン人介護士:介護現場における「協働」」 Title in English: The Filipino Careworkers in the Ageing Society of Japan: Coproduction in the Workplace” in『紛争解決:文化と紛争(龍谷大学アフラシア平和開発研究センター叢書第3巻)』, Edited by Takeshi Hamashita and Pauline Kent,ミネルヴァ書房. pp. 179-201. 2010.
  • “Sending Society’s Responses to International Migration of Nurses and Its Policy Implications: The Case of the Philippines” (with Chizuko Sato) Ritsumeikan International Affairs Journal Vol. 6, pp. 27-51. 2008.
  • “On the Determinants of International Migration in the Philippines: An Empirical Analysis” International Migration Review, 36(1) pp. 81-102. 2002.

8. Links

During fieldwork on Filipino migrants in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

CARLOS, Maria Reinaruth Desiderio