(Last updated : 2020-08-05 16:17:54)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Agriculture
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2020/03 Article What will the Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement bring to Japan's agriculture and food? (Single)  Link
2. 2020/03 Other Study group on trade rules in "the post-trade liberalization era" (Collaboration)  Link
3. 2019/12 Article Mega-FTAs and Challenges for Japanese Agriculture: TPP, Japan-EU EPA and Japan-US FTA (Single)  Link
4. 2019/11 Article Multifunctionality of agriculture (Single)  Link
5. 2019/11 Article Tariffs and non-tariff measures in the world (Single)  Link
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2020/03/29 Does the Japan-US Trade Agreement violate the WTO Agreements?: The verification of tariff elimination ratios excluding automobiles/auto-parts and duty-free items (2020 Annual Conference, Agricultural Economics Society of Japan) Link
2. 2019/12/04 Evaluation and future prospects of the Japan-US Trade Agreement Link
3. 2019/11/30 Evaluation of Japan-US Trade Agreement: Is “Win-Win” Real? (East-West Joint Session of Japan Academy for International Trade and Business) Link
4. 2019/11/09 President Trump and Japan-US trade negotiations Link
5. 2019/08/29 Japan’s Agricultural Commitments in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Lessons and Challenges (International exchange lecture) 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. 2015/10/01~2017/09/30 Member, Public Relations Committee, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
2. 2015/04/01~2016/12/07 Member, Governmental Funding Promotion Committee, Meiji University
3. 2013/04/01~2014/03/31 Member, Editorial Committee on School's Public Information Magazine, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
4. 2013/04/01~2018/03/31 Member, Editorial Committee on the Bulletin of School of Agriculture, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
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■ Major Subjects
Food trade
■ Academic Associations Membership
1. 2018/05~ International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium Link
2. 2017/05~2018/03 International Academic Society for Asian Community Link
3. 2016/06~ The Food System Research Association of Japan
4. 2013/11~ Japan Public Choice Society
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. 2020/07/23 Citation of comment (Japan Agricultural News) Link
2. 2020/07/03 Citation of conference presentation (Japan Agricultural News)
3. 2019/12/31 Citation of comment (11 Locan Newspapers)
4. 2019/11/18 Appearance of interview (Japan Family Farmers Movement) 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. 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
2. 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. 2020/04/01~ Association of Professors, Meiji University Secretary
2. 2019/04/01~ Editorial Committee, "Connecting Rural and Urban Areas" Member of Editorial Committee Link
3. 2019/04/01~ Institute of Social Science, Meiji University Member of Steering Committee Link
4. 2014/04/01~2016/03/31 Agricultura Economics Society of Japan Board Member
5. 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
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■ Web Sites
   CiNii Articles
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■ Email Addresses
■ Award History
1. 2016/05 Incentive award 2015, Japan Academy for International Trade and Business Link
■ Current Specialized Field
Agricultural science inmanagement and economy, Economic policy, International relations (Key Word:Political economy of trade policy) 
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■ Courses and Lectures taught or delivered in the past
1. Current state of food trade(School of Agriculture, Meiji University)
2. International rules of food trade(School of Agriculture, Meiji University)
3. Economics of trade policy(School of Agriculture, Meiji University)
4. Agricultural and rural development policies in the European Union(Organization for International Collaboration, Meiji University)
5. Food trade advanced course(Master's Program, Graduate School of Agriculture, Meiji University)