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  YAMAGATA Tatsufumi
   Department   College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Professor
■ Education
1. 1992/09~2000/03 〔Doctoral course〕 経済学, 経済学研究科, University of Rochester, Completed, Ph. D.
2. 1986/04~1988/03 〔Master degree program〕 Economic Policy, Graduate School Division of Economics, Keio University, Completed, Master of Arts
■ Academic and professional experience
1. Professor
2. 2019/04 Ritsumeikan Center for Asia Pacific Studies Director
3. 2019/04~ Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies Chief Editor Link
4. 1988/04~2018/09 Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO) Researcher Link
5. 2017/11~2020/12 Japan Society for International Development President Link
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■ Message
Message to undergraduate students: I teach “Introduction to Development Studies” to undergraduate students in English in the fall semester. I lived in Bangladesh in 2000 for a year. Since then I have visited the country probably more than 20 times. Message to graduate school students: I teach both master and doctor students. In the spring semester I will teach “Development Economics”. As for research, I did empirical studies on industrial development and poverty reduction; disability and development; and innovation of medicines against tropical infectious diseases. 
■ Current specialized field
Development Economics, International Cooperation, Bangladesh Economy, Textile and Apparel Industry, Disability and Development, Health and Infectious Diseases, Applied Economics, Area Studies (Key Word:Development Economics, Bangladeshi economy, Infectious diseases and medicines against them, Disability and development, Textile and apparel industry) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2020/12/24 Other "Japan’s ODA to Fight against COVID-19: Its Implications for Developing Countries" Policy Brief, North-East Asia Development Cooperation Forum  (Collaboration)  Link
2. 2020/10 Article "Japan’s International Cooperation to Cope with COVID-19" International Development and Cooperation Review 12(3),pp.17-22 (Single)  Link
3. 2020/03/31 Book Evaluation of Japan’s ODA for Women’s Empowerment, Third Party Evaluation Report 2019   (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2020/03/31 Book Evaluation of Japan’s ODA for Women’s Empowerment, Third Party Evaluation Report 2019   (Collaboration)  Link
5. 2019/12/03 Other What are benefits to Japan when the government of Japan provides assistance to developing countries? (High school student, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan) (in Japanese) IDE Square pp.1-4 (Single)  Link
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2001/07~ Japan Society for International Development Link
2. 2005/11~2011/11 ∟ Executive Director
3. 2005/11~ ∟ Director
4. 2014/11~2017/11 ∟ Vice President
5. 2014/11~2020/12 ∟ Executive Director
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2021/05/22 "Covid-19 and the Distribution of Its Vaccines to Developing Countries: Roles of WTO Played for HIV/AIDS in 2001 and Covid-19 at Present" (Japan Society of International Economics (JSIE) Kanto Branch Seminar) Link
■ Works
1. 2020/12/19 Comments: Garment Industry in South Asia (Online) Link
2. 2020/12/05 Panel Discussion - Time for Change: Innovation for Inclusive Society (Online) Link
3. 2020/11/07 MDGs and SDGs: Twins in Parallel Worlds (Online) Link
4. 2020/11/06 Multilateralism by Pursuit for National Interests: Human Security and Universal Health Coverage of Japan (Seoul, Korea and online) Link
5. 2020/10/15 Japan’s ODA to Fight against COVID-19: Its Implications for Developing Countries (Online) Link
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■ Awards and honors
1. 2014/01 Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID) OKITA Memorial Prize for International Development Research Link
2. 2004/11 Japan Society for International Development JASID Encouragement Award for Excellent Articles Link
■ Professional contribution to Society
1. 2020/03~2020/03 Interview: Four Reasons Why the Japanese Conduct ODA Link
■ Committee and society
1. 2019/08/06~2020/03/31 Policy-Level ODA Evaluation Project for "Evaluation of Japan's ODA for Promotion of Empowerment of Women," Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Chief Evaluator Link
2. 2016/08~2017/03/31 Policy-Level ODA Evaluation Project for "Country Assistance Evaluation of the Republic of Paraguay," Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Chief Evaluator Link
3. 2015/08~2016/03/31 Policy-Level ODA Evaluation Project for "Country Assistance Evaluation of Vietnam," Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Chief Evaluator Link
4. 2014/08~2015/03/31 Policy-Level ODA Evaluation Project for "Evaluation of Japan's Contribution to the Achievement of the MDGs in the Health Sector," Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Chief Evaluator Link
5. 2011/08~2012/03/31 Policy-Level ODA Evaluation Project for "Evaluation of Aid for Trade," Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Chief Evaluator Link
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■ Homepage
   https://researcher.apu.ac.jp/apuhp/KgApp?resId=S001593&Language=2