SAGARA Nozomi

SAGARA Nozomi

SAGARA Nozomi

Consulting Fellow (until June 30, 2012)

Director, New Energy & Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

Activities at RIETI

Expertise

Global Governance, Science and Technology Policies, International Trade Policies

Research Projects

Education

1996 M.P.A, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
1989 M.S., The Division of Engineering, Graduate School, The University of Tokyo
1987 B.S., Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Experience

2009- Current Position
2008-2009 Senior Fellow, RIETI
2007-2008 Deputy Director, Policy History Group
2004-2007 Director for Research, Personnel Division, Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
2004-2004 Deputy Director, Trade and Investment Facilitation Division, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, METI
2001-2004 Fellow, RIETI
1999-2001 Deputy Director, Research Administration Division, Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
1996-1998 Deputy Director, Tariff Division, International Trade Policy Bureau, MITI
- in charge of Anti-Dumping Agreement, and Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Agreement of WTO, of related dispute settlement cases
1992-1994 Assistant Director,International Trade Research Office, International Trade Policy Bureau, MITI
- authored White Paper on International Trade
1989-1992 Assistant Director, Electronics Policy Division, Machinery and Information Industries Bureau, MITI

Selected Publications and Papers

"Nuclear Power Generation in East Asia: Japan's experience and challenges," RIETI Column, 2009

"Historical Perspective on the Evolution of the Multilateral Agreement on Investment - from the point of view of the feasibility of a successful conclusion of a WTO investment treaty and the interests of developing countries," RIETI Discussion Paper Series 04-J-023, 2004.

"Feasibility of a Successful Conclusion of a WTO Investment Treaty and the Perspective of Developing Countries' Interests," RIETI Survey Report Vol.3, 2004.

"Should the International Investment Agreement be Given a Chance?: The Breakdown of Negotiations at WTO's Ministerial Conference in Cancun and LDCs Which Were Left Behind," column, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, June 2003.

"Implications of Free Trade Agreements in Asia and the Pacific: Japan's Perspective," Country Paper for the Seminar on the Implications of Free Trade Agreements in Asia and the Pacific, Asian Productivity Organization, 2003.

"Provisions for Trade Remedy Measures (Anti-dumping, Countervailing and Safeguard Measures) in Preferential Trade Agreements," RIETI Discussion Paper Series 02-E-013, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, December 2002.

"Provisions for Contingency Trade Measures in Preferential Trade Agreements," RIETI Discussion Paper Series 02-J-015, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, September 2002. (in Japanese)

"Changes Surrounding the WTO - Developing Countries and NGOs - Report on the WTO Symposium -," column, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, June 2002.

"Lessons to Learn from U.S. President Bush's Decision on Safeguards on Steel Imports," column, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, March 2002.

"The Prospect of WTO Anti-Dumping Negotiations," special column, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, October 2001.

Chapters on "Anti-Dumping Agreement" and "Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures" in 1997 Report on the WTO Consistency of Trade and Policies by Major Trading Partners,Research Institute of International Trade and Industry.

Chapters on "Trade in Services" and "International Standards" in White Paper on International Trade 1994.

Chapters on "Trade in Services" and "International Competitiveness" in White Paper on International Trade 1993.

Visions of Future Information Systems Suitable for the expected Aging Society, Japan Manufacturing Daily, 1991.

Making Manuals for Electronics Equipment Plain, Japan Standards Association, 1991.

"An Analysis of Dynamic Behavior of an Articulated Column in Waves (2nd Report) - Effects of Nonlinear Hydrodynamic Drag Force on the Occurrence of Subharmonic Oscillation -," Journal of the Society of Naval Architects of Japan, Vol. 167, 1990.

"An Analysis of Dynamic Behavior of an Articulated Column in Waves (1st Report) - Frequency Response in Regular Waves -," Journal of the Society of Naval Architects of Japan, Vol. 162, 1987.

Others

a member of The Japan Association of International Economic Law
a member of GTAP (Global Trade Analysis Project)