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Waseda University
Faculty of Social Sciences School of Social Sciences
Job title
LL.D.(University of Tokyo), LL.M.(University of California, Berkeley), LL.M.(University of Tokyo)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2000
Mar 2005
Assistant Professor, University of Shizuoka
Admission to the New York State Bar
Intern, Appellate Body Secretariat, World Trade Organization
Visiting Professorial Fellow, Institute of International Economic Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Capacity Building Seminar Lecturer (WTO Dispute Settlement, Trade Remedies, Trade and Environment)

Awards & Honors

Feb 2018
2017 WASEDA RESEARCH AWARD, Waseda University

Published Papers

Yuka Fukunaga
Chang-fa Lo, Junji Nakagawa, Tsai-fang Chen eds., The Appellate Body of the WTO and Its Reform (Springer)   Chapter 10 167-183   2020
The Appellate Body’s Power to Interpret the WTO Agreements and WTO Members’ Power to Disagree with the Appellate Body
Yuka Fukunaga
Journal of World Investment and Trade   20 793-820   Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Yuka Fukunaga
Asian Economic Policy Review      Aug 2019
An Analysis of Chevron II Second Partial Award and Eli Lilly Final Award
Yuka Fukunaga
Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law   47(7) 819-829   Jul 2019
An Analysis of Chevron II Second Partial Award and Eli Lilly Final Award
Yuka Fukunaga
KOKUSAI - SHOJI - HOMU (International Business Law and Practice)   47(6) 691-699   Jun 2019

Books etc

TPP Commentary
Japan Tariff Association (Part:Contributor)
Japan Tariff Association   Jun 2019   
国際経済協定の遵守確保と紛争処理 - WTO紛争処理制度及び投資仲裁制度の意義と限界
有斐閣   Sep 2013   ISBN:4641046654

Conference Activities & Talks

Yuka Fukunaga
Conférence: Le nouveau partenariat UE-Japon : quelles perspectives ?   10 Dec 2019   institut français des relations internationales (ifri)
The Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement from a Japanese Perspective [Invited]
Yuka Fukunaga
EUTIP Seminar: EU-Asian Perspectives on Trade and Investment   Nov 2019   
Are Digital Trade Disputes "Trade Disputes"? [Invited]
Yuka Fukunaga
Asian International Economic Law Network (AIELN): The 6th Biennial Conference   27 Oct 2019   
The Future of WTO Dispute Settlement and Investor-State Arbitration: Possibility of Cross-Fertilization [Invited]
Yuka Fukunaga
International Conference on "A Changing International Economic Order and the Response from International Law"   27 Sep 2019   WTO Law Research Society of China Law Society; University of International Business and Economics
Precedent in Investment Arbitration: Comparison with Institutionalized International Courts and Tribunals
Yuka Fukunaga
Athens Workshop of the ESIL Interest Group on International Economic Law   12 Sep 2019   European Society of International Law


Yuka Fukunaga   The Others   Mar 2019 - Mar 2019
Investment Claims Case Report: CEAC Holdings Limited v Montenegro, Decision on annulment, ICSID Case No ARB/14/8, IIC 1344 (2018)
Yuka Fukunaga   Database   Jan 2019 - Jan 2019
Yuka Fukunaga   The Others   Jun 2018 - Jun 2018

Research Grants & Projects

Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for the Diffusion of Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS)
Project Year: Jul 2018 - Mar 2021
Project Year: Feb 2017 - Mar 2017
Export of Infrastructure and International Economic Disputes
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
This research analyzed potential and actual international economic disputes involving the export of infrastructure. In response to the growing demand for infrastructure around the world, businesses from developed countries, including Japan, has be...
Studies on the Transparency in International Trade and International Investment Dispute Settlement
This research project aimed at elucidating the possibility of enhancing transparency in international trade and investment dispute settlement through an international joint research of scholars of international economic law and NGO leaders by (i) ...
Securing Compliance with the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement
The research focused on factors and systems that induce compliance with the WTO Agreement. In particular, it revealed that the WTO Dispute Settlement System has made a substantial contribution in securing compliance with the WTO Agreement. In addi...