(Last updated : 2024-02-27 08:39:15)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Agriculture
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2024/04 Article Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) Handbook of Japanese Public Administration and Bureaucracy pp.336-350 (Single)  Link
2. 2024/03 Article The Policy Process of the Revision of the Basic Act on Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas: The Transformation of Relationship between Bureaucrats and Politicians in Comparison with the Establishment of the Act Connecting Rural and Urban Areas 74(3) (Single) 
3. 2024/02 Article Contradictions in the Review Report on the Basic Act on Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas and Proposals to Resolve Them Quarterly Region pp.67-71 (Single)  Link
4. 2024/02 Article Increasing Risks and Uncertainties of Global Food Markets and Food System: Comments  pp.178-179 (Single)  Link
5. 2024/01 Article Free Trade and Japan's Food Security Trade Policy under the WTO Regime: Past, Present, and Future pp.123-142 (Single)  Link
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2024/03/30 Research Design for Policy Studies: Focusing on the Significance and Methods of Qualitative Empirical Analysis (100th Anniversary Special Symposium, Agricultural Economics Society of Japan) Link
2. 2024/02/08 The Revision of the Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas Basic Act and Future Prospects (Conference of Representatives of the National Branch of the Zen-Norin Labor Union)
3. 2023/07/31 International Debate on Food Security: In Light of the War in Ukraine (Lecture commissioned by the National Diet Library)
4. 2023/06/10 Global Food Markets and Food Systems under Increasing Risk and Uncertainty: Comments (Symposium of the 2023 Annual Meeting, Food System Research Association of Japan) Link
5. 2023/05/28 The Law and Economics of Food Export Restrictions: Asymmetries in International Discipline and Implications for Japan’s Food Security (62nd National Convention of Japan Academy for International Trade and Business) Link
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. 2008/04~2011/03 〔Doctorial 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 Course〕 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 Course〕 Department of Agricultural Economics, Wye College (merged with Imperial College), University of London, Completed, Master of Science in Agricultural Economics with Distinction Link
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. 2023/04/01~ Member, Editorial Committee on the Bulletin of School of Agriculture, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
2. 2023/04/01~2024/03/31 Member, Employment Committee, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
3. 2022/10/01~ Member, International Exchange Committee, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
4. 2022/04/01~2024/03/31 Member, Future Planning 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. 2021/04~2023/03 ∟ Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Rural Economics
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. 2024/02/27 Appearance of interview (Nihon Keizai Shimbun) Link
2. 2023/12/06 Appearance of interview (Asahi Shimbun) Link
3. 2023/07/13 Appearance of interview (Japan Agricultural News)
4. 2023/05/04 Citation of comment (Japan Agricultural News)
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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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