KITAMI Tomitaro

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KITAMI Tomitaro

KITAMI Tomitaro

Consulting Fellow (until September 30, 2017)

Professor of Law, Kyoto Sangyo University

Activities at RIETI


Studies in the Governance of the Local Governments in Japan


2009 Doctor of laws, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo
1996 MPA, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
1995 LL.M., School of Law, Boston University
1982 B.A., Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo


2016 Professor of Law, Kyoto Sangyo University
2013 Assistant Director General, Department of Commerce, Industry and Labor Osaka Prefectural Government
2004 Planning Office, Department of Policy and Planning, Osaka Prefectural Government
2001-2004 Information Policy Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Planning Division, Minister's Secretariat, Industrial Organization Division, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, METI
1996 Admitted to the New York State Bar
1982-2001 Osaka Prefectural Government

Selected Publications and Papers

The Structure and Reform of the Local Governments' Managerial Discipline in Japan, Jigakusha shuppan, 2010
Fiscal Reforms in Japan (with Masahiko Aoki, Kotaro Tsuru, Toyokeizai Shinposha, 2004