SHIRAI Hiroaki

SHIRAI Hiroaki

SHIRAI Hiroaki

Consulting Fellow

Deputy Director, River Planning Division, Water and Disaster Management Bureau, MLIT

Expertise

Urban Economics, Infrastructure Planning, Disaster Risk Management

Education

2022 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017 M.S. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 M.S. in Civil Engineering, Kobe University
2006 B.S. in Civil Engineering, Kobe University

Experience

2022 Deputy Director, River Planning Division, Water and Disaster Management Bureau, MLIT
2018 Senior Researcher, ICHARM
2017 Director, River Planning Division, Kinki Regional Development Bureau, MLIT
2016 Intern, UNESCO
2014 Director, River and Road Planning Division, Himeji Office, MLIT
2012 Chief, River Improvement and Management Division, Water and Disaster Management Bureau, MLIT
2010 Chief, Policy Evaluation Division, Director-General for Policy Planning, MLIT
2008 Joined Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)

Selected Publications and Papers

  • Essays in Infrastructure Economics, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2022.

Others

Presentation

  • 2022.6 AERE Summer Conference
  • 2022.4 11th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association
  • 2021.4 10th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association