Minako Morita Jaeger

Senior Research Fellow in International Trade

University of Sussex Business School

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Areas of interest

  • Free Trade Agreements
  • World Trade Organization
  • Asia-European trade relations
  • UK trade policy
  • Services trade and digital trade; and regulatory cooperation


Minako is a researcher within the Centre for Inclusive Trade Policy (CITP) and she has been working intensively on international trade policy across the globe for decades. She currently focuses on analysing UK trade policy and its economic and social impacts. She is a frequent speaker at international conferences organised by governments, think tanks and business organisations. Prior to her research work in academia from 2010 at the London School of Economics (LSE) and the University of Sussex, she gained practical experience as an economic affairs officer at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva; as a World Trade Organization (WTO) services trade negotiator at the Japanese Delegation to the international organisations in Geneva; and as a principal trade policy analyst at the Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) in Tokyo. She holds a PhD in International Relations (International Political Economy) from the LSE; an MA in European Economic Studies from the College of Europe in Belgium; an MA in International Law and Economics from the World Trade Institute in Switzerland; and a BA in economics from Keio University in Japan.

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