CARLOS Ma. Reinaruth

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CARLOS Ma. Reinaruth
Ryukoku University
Faculty of International Studies,Department of Intercultural Communication
Job title
Ph.D. in Economics(Kobe University)

Research Areas

  • Economics / Economic policy / international labor migration
  • Area studies / Area studies / International migration of Filipino workers

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Ryukoku University
Apr 2003
Mar 2012
Associate Professor, Faculty of Intercultural Communication, Ryukoku University
May 2001
Mar 2003
Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies,, Kobe University
De La Salle University (Manila) Economics Department Assistant Professor and Yuchengco Center for EastAsia Research FellowResearch Fellow,


Graduate School, Division of Economics, Kobe University
Graduate School, Division of Economics, Kobe University
Faculty of Economics, Kobe University
Japanese Language Course for Monbusho Scholars, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Awards & Honors

6th Nakasone Yasuhiro Award (Incentive Award), Nakasone Peace Institute (formerly Institute of International Policy Studies)

Published Papers

“Japan’s kaigoryugaku scheme: Student pathway for care workers from the Philippines and other Asian countries”
Carlos, M.R.D. and Suzuki, Y.
   2019   [Invited]
Overseas-Born Careworker Policies in New Zealand and Japan: Implications on Job Satisfaction and Future Plans
Carlos, M.R.D. & Ozanne, A.
Journal of the Socio-Cultural Research Institute,?Ryukoku University   21    2019   [Refereed][Invited]
“Philippine-Educated Nurses in Southeast Asian Destinations: The Cases of Singapore and Thailand”
Carlos, Maria Reinaruth
22 40-63   2018   [Invited]
“Nursing Graduates Working in the BPO Industry (Call Center) in the Philippines: Focus on their Choice of Job and Return to Nursing”
1-22   2018   [Invited]
Filipino Nurses’ Employment Opportunities in the Non-Nursing Sector in Thailand
Carlos, M.R.D.,Patcharawalai Wongboonsin, and Naomi Hatsukano
22 17-39   2018   [Invited]


Human Trafficking in the Philippines and the Law _ Trends in Prevention, Prosecution and Legal Provisions (translated by Aoki, Eriko)
Carlos, M.R.D.
Labor Mobility and Laws in Contemporary Japan (Okubo, S., Hashizume, M. and Yoshida, M. eds). Nihon Hyouronsha Publishing   137-160   2017
Multiculturalism as a Determinant of the Transit and Final Destinations in the Stepwise Migration of Filipino Nurses
Carlos, M.R.D.
Multiculturalism and Conflict Reconciliation in the Asia-Pacific Migration, Language and Politics, (Shimizu, S. and Bradley, W. eds), Palgrave Macmillan   162-189   2014
Three Pathways of Filipino Careworkers’ Participation in Japan’s Labor Market
Carlos, M.R.D.
Careworkers Across Borders (Sato, M. ed.) Nihon Keizai Hyouronsha Publishing   39-60   2010
The Filipino Careworkers in the Ageing Society of Japan: Coproduction in the Workplace
Carlos, M.R.D.
Conflict Resolution: Cultures and Conflicts (Hamashita, T. and Kent, P. eds)   3 179-201   2010

Books etc

International Migration and (Re) Integration Issues in the Philippines
Pauline Kent, Maria Reinaruth D. Carlos, Masako Otaki and Shincha Park eds.
Afrasia Research Series Studies on Multicultural Societies No.3   2013   
Policy Dialogue and Governance of Migration:Comparative Cases from Europe and Asia-Pacific
Pauline Kent, Maria Reinaruth D. Carlos, Aysun Uyar, Shincha Park eds.
Afrasia Research Series Studies on Multicultural Societies No.11   2012   
Proceedings of the 2nd Philippines-Japan Conference on Migration The Migration of Filipino Care Workers to Japan Under Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA)_,March 30, 2009
Ma. Reinaruth D. Carlos, Chizuko Sato and Ruben Caragay and Aysun Uyar eds.,
Afrasia Research Series 1   2010   
Proceedings of the Philippines-Japan Conference on Migration: The Migration of Health Care Workers from the Philippines: Japan as a Potential Host Country for Nurses and Caregivers, March 25, 2008.
Afrasia Research Series_ 8   2009   
Symposium Proceedings_ Japan's strategy on Accepting Filipino Care Workers,July 14, 2007 (in Japanese)
Ma. Reinaruth D. Carlos, Hisako Nakai, Yumiko Gotoh, Haruko Uchida, and Tomoko Matsui, eds.,_
Afrasia Research Series_ 4   2008   

Conference Activities & Talks

フィリピン人介護留学生の現状と課題〜アンケート調査をもとに [Invited]
Carlos, M.R.D. & Suzuki, Yurika
Ryukoku University Afrasia Research Meeting   Feb 2019   龍谷大学アフラシア平和開発研究センター
Planning for the future? Philippine-educated nurses in Japan’s long-term care sector
Carlos, M.R.D.
11th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS)   Jul 2019   International Convention of Asia Scholars
International stepwise migration and career pathways of Philippine-educated nurses
Carlos, M.R.D.
Global Migrations Conference   2018   Centre for Global Migrations, University of Otago
Philippine-educated nurses in Thailand and Asia [Invited]
Carlos, M.R.D.
IDE-JETRO Seminar on “Thailand’s Nursing Workforce: Emerging Trends, Issues and Strategies   2018   IDE-JETRO
International stepwise migration and career pathways of Philippine-Educated nurses in Asian destinations
Carlos, M.R.D.
Asia Conference   Jul 2018   Asia Association for Asian Studies

Research Grants & Projects

International Migration
Economics Education in Universities
Philippines-Japan Economic Relations
Economic Cooperation Between Japan and ASEAN Countries
Foreign Workers and the Japanese Economy