(Last updated : 2019-03-25 08:56:37)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Agriculture
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2018/12 Article Rural Studies classroom from the field No.118: Negotiations for the Japan-US Trade Agreement on Goods (Single) 
2. 2018/04 Article TPP-11 Agreement excluding the US: Its backgrounds and evaluation (Single)  Link
3. 2018/04 Article Trends in international agricultural negotiations (Single)  Link
4. 2018/03 Article The determinants of bilateral commitments in plurilateral FTAs: An analysis of Japan's tariff-rate quota selection in the TPP Agreement (Single)  Link
5. 2017/12 Article New development of regional integration and regionalismin in Latin America (Single)  Link
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2018/11/30 Trade war triggered by the President Trump and trade policy research (University of Calfornia Davis Seminar) Link
2. 2018/10/11 Electoral rules and agricultural protectionism: The case of Japan's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (Agricultural Economics Workshop) Link
3. 2018/08/01 Electoral rules and agricultural protectionism: The case of Japan's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (International Conference of Agricultural Economists) Link
4. 2018/07/26 Japan's Rice Commitments in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: A Missed Opportunity for the U.S. Rice Industry? (International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium Annual Meeting) Link
5. 2018/03/08 The Overview of TPP-11 Agreement and issues for the Diet (Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Policy Conference) 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
● 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
5. 2013/04/01~2018/03/31 Member, International Exchange Committee, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
■ 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. 2018/11/08 Appearance of interview (Japan Agricultural News)
2. 2018/11/01 Appearance of interview ("From the US-Japan Economic Dialogue to Trade Agreement on goods", Good Earth) Link
3. 2018/09/28 Citation of comment (Tokyo Shimbun) Link
4. 2018/03/17 Appearance of interview (Japan Agricultural News)
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■ Social Activities
1. 2017/07 Appearance on TV program Link
2. 2016/11 Testimony to the Special Committee on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement of the House of Councillors Link
3. 2015/04~2015/06 "Jimmy's Food Price Hike", Japanese subtitle supervisor (Maruzen Publishing Corporation) Link
4. 2014/04~2017/03 Contracted Partner, Agricultural Policy Platform Project, Food and Fertilizer Technology Research Center for the Asia and Pacific Region Link
5. 2011/04~2014/03 Research Fellow, WTO Research Centre, Aoyama Gakuin University 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)
■ Web Sites
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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
Economic policy, Agricultural science inmanagement and economy, 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)