About me

Education (Degree)

BA in Political Science with Distinction (Japan)

MA in Corruption and Governance with Distinction (UK)

MA in Political Science (Hungary and Austria)

[See my publication list]

Selected Working Experience

International NGO (UK and Hungary)

Non-Profit Think Tank (Japan)


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*The details of my educational background are available below and the list of my working and volunteer experience is available on my LinkedIn page test


[Research Papers (in English)]
Ishikawa, Y. (2021). “Anti-Corruption NGOs as Think Tanks
The Effect of Transparency International UK on the UK Bribery Act 2010.” Politikon: IAPSS Journal of Political Science 51, p.4-16.

Ishikawa, Y. (2020). “Bank Transparency in Hungary: Transparency of Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering Policies, Investigations, Training, and Whistleblowing in Major Banks in Hungary” Budapest: Transparency International Hungary.

Ishikawa, Y. (2018). “G-PACS”: Process of Development and Effects of Political Simulation Games. PanSIG Journal 2017 Expend Your Interest, p.75-80.


Ishikawa, Y. (2020). Fueling or Reducing: The Effect of EU International Aid Allocation on the level of Corruption in Recipient Countries. (MA Thesis, Central European University, Hungary and Austria)

Ishikawa, Y. (2019). A Critical Analysis of Why Anti-Corruption Reforms Often Fail in Kenya. (MA Thesis, University of Sussex, UK)

Disclaimer: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this research note are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the organizations that the author is/was affiliated with.