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Gabriel Fuentes Cordoba

NameGabriel Fuentes Cordoba
Alternative NamesFuentes Cordoba Gabriel
AffiliationSophia University
SectionFaculty of Liberal Arts, Department of Liberal Arts
Job titleAssociate Professor
DegreeBachelor's Degree in Finance and Banking(University of Panama), Master's in Economics(Tohoku University), Ph.D. Economics(Tohoku University)
Research funding number70837286
J-Global ID201901009593041185


2018-2019: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University
2019-present: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sophia University

Research Interests

Land policies, institutions, economics of indigenous and minorities, conflict, and social capital

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Economic policy / Development economics

Research History

Apr 2019
Sophia University Faculty of Liberal Arts Assistant Professor 
Dec 2018
Mar 2019
Tohoku University Graduate School of Economics and Management Postdoctoral Research Fellow 


Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research, Runner-up prize for 21st ISER Moriguchi Prize


Gabriel Fuentes Cordoba   
Economics and Human Biology   52 101343-101343   Jan 2024   [Refereed]
David N. Nguyen   Gabriel Fuentes Cordoba   
Tourism Cases      Dec 2023   [Refereed]

The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE) significantly impacted the Tohoku Region in north-eastern Japan, leading to a large number of human casualties and environmental devastation. It exacerbated pre-existing economic and demographi...
Gabriel Fuentes Cordoba   
Economics Letters   211 110208-110208   Feb 2022   [Refereed]
Gabriel Fuentes Cordoba   Niklas Uliczka   
TUPD Discussion Papers   (6) 1-43   Aug 2021   
Gabriel Fuentes Cordoba   
Economics of Transition and Institutional Change   29(2) 197-225   Apr 2021   [Refereed]


Pandemia, cambio climatico y la situación socioeconómica en Panamá   17 Mar 2023   
Socioeconomic evaluation of the Panamanian economy: Building sustainable development   16 Mar 2023   [Invited]
Gabriel Fuentes Cordoba   
Research Center for Policy Design Workshop in Economics and Econometrics   28 Oct 2022   [Invited]
5th Sophia Research Workshop in Economics   23 Mar 2022   
Japanese Association for Development Economics   17 Apr 2021   

Professional Memberships

Western Economic Association International
American Economic Association
Southern Economic Association
Japanese Association for Development Economics

Research Projects

Interdisciplinary Investigation of Syrian Refugees' Generation of Social Capital in Turkey
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research (B))
Project Year: Oct 2021 - Mar 2025
Land policies and household economic situations in Cambodia
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists
Project Year: Apr 2022 - Mar 2024

Social Activities

Sophia University Open Campus 13 Jun 2021 - 13 Jun 2021
Sophia University Open Campus 7 Aug 2019 - 7 Aug 2019