(Last updated : 2021-04-26 14:10:49)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Agriculture
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2021/05 Article Merits and demerits of export-oriented agricultural policy: Evaluating the validity of the 5 trillion yen target Annual Report of Japanese Agriculture (66) (Single)  Link
2. 2021/03 Article Does the Japan-US Trade Agreement Violate the WTO Agreements?: Verification by Calculating True Tariff Elimination Ratios Based on the Japanese Government Criterion  92(3),pp.317-322 (Single)  Link
3. 2020/03 Article Study group on trade rules in "the post-trade liberalization era" Connecting rural and urban areas pp.4-45 (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2020/03 Article What will the Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement bring to Japan's agriculture and food? Agriculture and economy 86(3),pp.25-33 (Single)  Link
5. 2019/12 Article Mega-FTAs and Challenges for Japanese Agriculture: TPP, Japan-EU EPA and Japan-US FTA Connecting Rural and Urban Areas pp.40-47 (Single)  Link
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2021/03/05 Problems of international trade negotiations and future direction of JA Group Aomori
2. 2020/12/12 Free trade and Japan's agricultural and food policy (Sakura City International Culture University Lecture) Link
3. 2020/11/29 Prospects for food, agriculture and rural policies under the Suga administration (Commemorative lecture)
4. 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
5. 2019/12/04 Evaluation and future prospects of the Japan-US Trade Agreement 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. 2021/04/01~ Member, Academic and Education Promotion Fund Steering Committee, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
2. 2020/04/01~ Member, Building Review Committee, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
3. 2020/04/01~ Member, Ikuta Faculty and Staff Cafeteria Steering Committee, Meiji University
4. 2020/04/01~ Secretary, Association of Professors, 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. 2020/11/24 Citation of comment (Japan Agricultural News)
2. 2020/11/10 Citation of comment (Hokkaido Shimbun Press) Link
3. 2020/09/03 Citation of comment (Hokkaido Shimbun Press) Link
4. 2020/07/23 Citation of comment (Japan Agricultural News) 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. 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
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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. 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)