Colin Davis, PhD ― Professor
Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Colin Davis completed a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in Economics at Saint
Mary’s University. He then moved to Sapporo, Japan where he obtained an M.A. and a PhD in Economics at Hokkaido
University. He has now been living in Japan for just over twenty years.
As an economist, Colin Davis is interested in theoretical research on how the structure and geographic organization of industry affect long-run economic growth. His research examines the relationships that arise between international trade patterns, foreign direct investment, international outsourcing, and the growth of regional and aggregate economies.
A summary of Colin Davis’s research is available on Research Map:https://researchmap.jp/
At Doshisha University, Colin Davis teaches courses on microeconomics, macroeconomics, economic growth and international economics. His seminar courses emphasize the application of quantitative analysis to business and economic issues.