Agricultural Economics, Development Economics
1974 B.S., Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
1976 M.S., Graduate School of Agriculture, University of Tokyo
1982 PH.D. Iowa State University (Economics)
1983 Assistant, Faculty of Economics, Tokyo Metropolitan University
1985 Associate Professor,Dept. of Commerce, Otaru University of Commerce
1991 Professor, Dept. of Commerce, Otaru University of Commerce
1996 Professor, Faculty of Economics, Seikei University
2003-Professor, Graduate school of Agricultural and LIfe Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Selected Publications and Papers
"A Comparative Study on Agricultural Exports of Three Southeast Asian Countries", in T. Akiyama (ed.), Dynamism of Rural Sector Growth: Policy Lessons from East Asian Countries, the World Bank, 2002. (Co-Authored)
"Food Security and WTO Negotiations on Agriculture" Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 2000.
"Japan's Agricultural Policy and WTO Negotiations", Pacific Economic Papers No.305, Australian National University, 2000.
"Growth in Horticultural Trade: Japan's Market for Developing Countries" Agricultural Economics, 1993.
"Structure of Agricultural Protection in Industrial Countries", Journal of International Economics, 1986. (Co-Authored)