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Mark Tilton

Mark Tilton

Professor Emeritus // Political Science
Emeriti Faculty

Affiliated Faculty // Asian Studies // SLC

Curriculum vitae

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Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
M.A., University of California at Berkeley
B.A., University of California at Berkeley


Current CV



Comparative Politics
Environmental Politics and Policy


Research Summary

Mark Tilton's research is in the field of comparative political economy, with a specialization in Japan. He has worked on antitrust and regulatory policy and is currently researching climate change policy. His teaching is also in the area of comparative and East Asian politics.


Selected Publications

Tilton, Mark. 2014. “Kido hendo ni okeru nikkei kankei: ekorojiiteki kindaika no ridashippu” (German-Japanese Climate Change Relations: Leadership on Ecological Modernization), in Nichidoku kankei shi (A History of Japanese-German Relations), eds. Kudo Akira and Tajima Nobuo. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press.

Tilton, Mark and Hyeonjung Choi. 2007. “Legacies of the Developmental State for Japan's Information and Communications Industries.” In Information and Communication Technologies in Japan, Germany and the U.S.: Institutional Frameworks, Competitiveness and Learning Processes, eds. Cornelia Storz and Andreas Moerke. London: Routledge Curzon Press.

Tilton, Mark. 2007. “Seeds of an Asian E.U.? Regionalism as a Hedge against the U.S. on Telecommunications Technology in Japan and Germany.” Pacific Review. 20 (3): 301-27. doi: 10.1080/09512740701461405

Tilton, Mark. 1996. Restrained Trade: Cartels in Japan's Basic Materials Industries. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.