(Last updated : 2022-09-17 10:33:31)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Agriculture
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2022/05 Article Verification of budget for agricultural export promotion measures: Focusing on consistency between policies   (Single) 
2. 2021/09 Book The Demise of Agricultural Iron Triangle and Agricultural Policy Reforms led by the Prime Minister’s Office: The Root Causes of TPP and Agricultural Cooperative Reform under the Abe/Suga Administration   (Single)  Link
3. 2021/09 Article The political economy of agricultural trade liberalization in Northeast Asia: Comparisons with the West and between Japan and Korea The Pacific Review  (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2021/07 Article Establishment of Export and International Bureau due to organizational restructuring of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: History and evaluation Connecting Rural and Urban Areas 71(7),pp.31-42 (Single)  Link
5. 2021/05 Article Export promotion measures and budget for agriculture, forestry and fishery products: Evaluation of 1 trillion yen target and prospect of 5 trillion yen target Connecting Rural and Urban Areas 71(5),pp.16-26 (Single)  Link
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2022/10/02 The determinants of Japan's agricultural exports: An empirical investigation through the estimation of export and Gravity equations (The 81th Annual Meeting of The Japan Society of International Economics) Link
2. 2022/08/03 Thinking about Future Agricultural Policy: Scenario of Desired Agricultural Policy- (Study session)
3. 2022/06/12 Empirical analysis of the determinants of Japan's agricultural exports (61st National Convention of Japan Academy for International Trade and Business) Link
4. 2022/04/13 Food security and food self-sufficiency (Agricultural policy study group)
5. 2022/03/18 Economic Analysis of Agricultural Exports: Factors and Effects of Increased Exports (Export promotion caravan Kinki) Link
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. 2008/04~2011/03 〔Doctoral course〕 Department of International Economics, Graduate School of International Politics, Economics and Communication, Aoyama Gakuin University, Completed, Doctor of Philosophy in International Economics Link
2. 1994/10~1995/08 〔Master degree program〕 Development Economics, Graduate Research Centre in Social Sciences, University of Sussex, Completed, Master of Arts in Development Economics Link
3. 1993/10~1994/09 〔Master degree program〕 Department of Agricultural Economics, Wye College (merged with Imperial College), University of London, Completed, Master of Science in Agricultural Economics with Distinction
4. 1984/04~1988/03 Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University, Graduated, Bachelor of Agriculture Link
■ Career History
1. 2018/04~2019/03 University of California, Davis Agricultural Issues Center Visiting Scholar Link
2. 2018/04~ Meiji University Department of Agri-Food and Environmental Policy, School of Agriculture Professor Link
3. 2013/04~2018/03 Meiji University Department of Agri-Food and Environmental Policy, School of Agriculture Associate Professor
4. 2011/12~2012/12 Cabinet Secretariat National Strategy Office Counsellor Link
5. 2007/04~2013/03 Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries International Economic Affairs Division, International Affairs Department Director for FTA Negotiations Link
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■ Teaching Activities
● Textbook and Other Teaching Materials of your own
1. 2019/10/10 An Introduction to International Trade Rules for Food and Agriculture Link
● Other Special Instructions related to Educational Experiences
1. 2022/04/01 Member, Future Planning Committee, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
2. 2022/04/01~ Member, Self-Inspection/Evaluation Committee, Meiji University
3. 2021/04/01~ Member, Academic and Education Promotion Fund Steering Committee, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
4. 2020/04/01~2021/03/31 Member, Building Review Committee, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
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■ Major Subjects
Food trade
■ Academic Associations Membership
1. 1995/09~ Agricultural Economics Society of Japan Link
2. 2014/04~2016/03 ∟ Council Member
3. 2021/04~ ∟ Managing Director
4. 2006/10~ Japan Society of International Economics
5. 2013/03~ Japan Academy for International Trade and Business
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■ Professional Achievements
● Special note of person who has experience of business
1. 2010/10/16~2010/10/17 Holding the first APEC Ministerial Meeting on Food Security (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) Link
● Other note that should be mentioned specially on duty
1. 2022/07/04 Appearance of interview (Iwate Nippo) Link
2. 2020/11/24 Citation of comment (Japan Agricultural News)
3. 2020/11/10 Citation of comment (Hokkaido Shimbun Press) Link
4. 2020/09/03 Citation of comment (Hokkaido Shimbun Press) Link
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■ Social Activities
1. 2019/09 Appearance on TV program Link
2. 2017/07 Appearance on TV program Link
3. 2016/11 Testimony to the Special Committee on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement of the House of Councillors Link
4. 2015/04~2015/06 "Jimmy's Food Price Hike", Japanese subtitle supervisor (Maruzen Publishing Corporation) Link
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 2022/04~2025/03  Empirical study on export promotion policy for Japan's agricultural products  (Key Word : ) Link
2. 2016/04~2019/03  Policy process of rice market opening in the TPP: A comparison with the GATT Uruguay Round  (Key Word : agricultural economics, economic policy, political science, trade policy, policy process) Link
3. 2013/04~  Public choice analysis of agricultural trade policy and international trade agreements  (Key Word : trade policy, trade agreements, public choice)
■ Committees and Associations
1. 2019/04/01~ Editorial Committee, "Connecting Rural and Urban Areas" Member of Editorial Committee Link
2. 2014/04/01~2017/03/31 Agricultural Policy Platform Project, Food and Fertilizer Technology Research Center for the Asia and Pacific Region Contracted Partner Link
3. 2011/04/01~2014/03/31 WTO Research Centre, Aoyama Gakuin University Research Fellow
■ Web Sites
   CiNii Articles
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■ Email Addresses
■ Award History
1. 2016/05 Japan Academy for International Trade and Business Incentive award 2015, Japan Academy for International Trade and Business (The truth about Japan's participation in the TPP negotiations: Revealing its policy process) Link
■ Current Specialized Field
Agricultural economics, International economics, International political economy (Key Word:Political economy of trade policy) 
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■ Courses and Lectures taught or delivered in the past
1. Food Trade(School of Agriculture, Meiji University)
2. International Trade Rules on Food and Agriculture(School of Agriculture, Meiji University)
3. Introduction to Agri-Food and Environmental Policy(School of Agriculture, Meiji University)
4. Food trade advanced course(Master's Program, Graduate School of Agriculture, Meiji University)
5. Economics of Trade Policy(School of Agriculture, Meiji University)
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