神戸大学大学院経営学研究科:神戸大学経営学部

Jittima TONGURAI

Doctor of Commerce
(Osaka City University)
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Title

Associate Professor

Specialized Fields

International Economics and International Finance

Fields of Interest

Development Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions, Monetary and Financial Integration

Current Research

    1.Projects:
  • Principal Researcher, “The New Financial Landscape in the Post-AEC: Financial strategies to support production networks of Japanese MNEs in the Mekong region,” Grant in-Aid for Scientific Research – KAKENHI, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), FY2015 – FY2017.
  • Principal Researcher, “Post-AEC Regional Industrial Strategy and the New Thailand-Japan Partnership for the Mekong Region,” Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Bangkok Office, 2013 – 2014.
  • Principal Researcher, “Strategy for Strengthening Tourism Product Value Creation,” Royal Government of Thailand, 2012 – 2013.

  • 2.Selected Referred Journal Publications:
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2016. Financial markets development, business cycles, and bank risk in South America. Research in International Business and Finance, 36: 472-484.
  • Tongurai, J. 2015. Credit guarantee schemes in emerging markets economies: evidence from Thailand. Faculty of Commerce, Doshisha University, 66(5): 153-181.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2015. The effect of leverage on performance: domestically-oriented vs. internationally-oriented firms. Research in International Business and Finance, 33: 144-166.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2015. The effect of firm size on the leverage-performance relationship during the financial crisis of 2007–2009. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 29: 1-29.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2014. The spillover effects of unremunerated reserve requirements: evidence from Thailand. Journal of Banking and Finance, 45: 338-351.
  • Tongurai, J., & Boonchoo, P. 2014. Perceived environmental uncertainty, marketing activities, and business performance: evidence form the Thai hotel industry. Thammasat Journal, 32(2): 56-76.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2013. The perils of a central bank’s capital control: How substantial is the effect on firm value? Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 23(1): 111-135.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2013. Unremunerated reserve requirements, exchange rate volatility, and firm value. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 23(1): 358-378.
  • Boonchoo, P., & Tongurai, J. 2012. Networking, marketing activities, and firm performance: a survey of Thai construction firms. European Journal of Management, 12(3): 34-41.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2012. The impact of capital account liberalization measures. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 22(1): 16-34.
  • Tongurai, J. 2011. Book Review: Monetary and financial integration in East Asia: the relevance of European experience. Asia Pacific World: The Journal of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies, 2(2): 132-134.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2011. Capital control and equity market volatility. Journal of International Finance and Economics, 11(1): 16-29.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J., 2010. Exchange rates, capital controls, and stock returns: evidence from Thailand. International Business: Research, Teaching and Practice, 4(1): 1-23.

  • 3.Selected Conference Presentations:
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2015. Financial markets development, business cycles, and bank risk in South America. Academy of International Business Chapter US West, Seattle, the United States, 22-24 October 2015.
  • Tongurai, J., & Fujioka, T. 2015. ASEAN production networks and the post-AEC business strategies for Japanese MNEs in the Greater Mekong Subregion. The 4th International Conference on Advancement of Development Administration 2015, Bangkok, Thailand, 28-30 May 2015.
  • Tongurai, J. 2015. R&D and innovation activities in emerging market economies: evidence from Thai firms. The 2015 International Conference on Business and Social Sciences, Osaka, Japan, 22-24 March 2015.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2014. The effect of leverage on performance: domestically-oriented vs. international-oriented firms. The Academy of International Business Southeast USA Chapter 2014 Annual Conference, Miami, Florida, the United States, 23-25 October 2014.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2013. Financial leverage and operating performance: does firm size matter? The AIB-Southeast USA 2013 Conference, Atlanta, the United States, 25-27 October 2013.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2013. The spillover effects of unremunerated reserve requirements: evidence from Thailand, The Second Annual International Conference on Financial Stability entitled “Systemic Risk: Liquidity Risk, Governance and Financial Stability, Sydney, Australia, 4-5 July 2013.
  • Tongurai, J. 2013. Exploring the relationship between firm characteristics and R&D investment: evidence from Thailand, The 2nd International Conference on Advancement of Development Administration 2013, National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand, 30 May – 1 June 2013.
  • Boonchoo, P., & Tongurai, J. 2012. Networking, marketing activities, and firm performance: a survey of Thai construction firms, International Academy of Business and Economics, Annual Conference 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States, 16-19 October 2012.
  • Tongurai, J. 2012. The impact of exchange rates on the Thailand’s tourism and hospitality industry, NIDA Annual Academic Conference 2012, National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand, 3 April 2012.
  • Tongurai, J. 2011. Government credit guarantee schemes: evidence from Thailand, International Conference on Advancement of Development Administration 2011, National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand, 12-13 March 2012.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2011. Capital account restrictions, exchange rate volatility, and firm value, The 18th Annual International Business Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota, the United States, 29 September -1 October 2011.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2011. Restrictions on capital inflows, the Japanese yen, and stock prices: evidence from financial firms in Thailand, The Academy of International Business Southeast USA Chapter 2011 Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, the United States, 26-28 October 2011.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2011. The perils of a central bank’s capital control: how substantial is the effect on firm value? The 2011 Academy of Finance Meeting, Chicago, the United States, 23-25 March 2011.
  • Vithessonthi, C., & Tongurai, J. 2010. Volatility of the equity market around the announcement of capital control, The Academy of International Business Southeast USA Chapter 2010 Annual Conference, St. Pete Beach, Florida, the United States, 27-29 October 2010.

  • 4.Professional Service:
  • Editorial Board Member, Accounting and Finance Research (Econlit), April 2012 – present.
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Asia Business Studies (Emerald), March 2014 – present.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Emerging Markets (Emerald), October 2014 – present.

  • 5.Awards:
  • Outstanding Reviewer for Journal of Asia Business Studies, the Emerald Literati Network 2015 Awards for Excellence, Emerald Group Publishing.
  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of International Business, Southeast USA Chapter 2008 Annual Conference, the United States.