(Last updated : 2023-03-27 14:29:24)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Agriculture
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2023/03 Article Column: Current Status and Issues concerning Submission and Review in the Journal of Rural Economics Journal of Rural Economics  (Single) 
2. 2023/01 Other Roundtable Discussion: Revision of the Basic Law on Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas Connecting Rural and Urban Areas pp.18-52  
3. 2022/05 Article Verification of budget for agricultural export promotion measures: Focusing on consistency between policies  pp.51-58 (Single)  Link
4. 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
5. 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
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2023/03/19 The determinants of Japan’s agricultural exports: An empirical investigation through export and gravity equations (The 11th International Conference) Link
2. 2023/03/01 Review of the Basic Law and Food Security: Perspectives of a MAFF Formulation Member (Agricultural Policy Study Group)
3. 2023/02/06 The Future of Japan's Food Security (2022 Morioka City Municipal Government Study Group Workshop) Link
4. 2022/11/08 Verification of the Basic Act on Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas: Focusing on the Basic Plan and Self-sufficiency Targets (round-table discussion)
5. 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
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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
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~ 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 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. 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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