JICA Research Institute

Experts

FUJITA, Yasuo

Deputy DirectorFull-time

Educational Background

MA (Economics), Tsukuba University, March 1990
BA (Political Science), Waseda University, March 1985

Career Background

2008-2018
Japan International Cooperation Agency
Chief Representative, JICA Vietnam Office
Director General, Credit Risk Analysis and Environmental Review Department
Senior Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute

1996-2008
Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund, Japan, and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (in charge of Philippines and Oceania, Africa, research, etc.; and overseas assignment in Manila and Dhaka)

1994-1996
Associate Economist/Planner, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

1985-1993
Consultant (urban and regional planning), Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.

Major Publications

JICA Research Institute Working Papers
Fujita, Yasuo. 2017. Does a Rural Road Improvement Project Contribute to Inclusive Growth? – A Case Study from Bangladesh. JICA-RI Working Paper No. 138.

Fujita,Yasuo and Asami Takeda. 2014. Effects of Transport Corridor Development on Firms’ Locational Choice and Firms’ Perception of Business Environment: A Preliminary Analysis of Transport Corridor in Mozambique. JICA-RI Working Paper No. 74.

Fujita, Yasuo. 2012. Policy Challenges for Infrastructure Development in Asian LICs: Lessons from the Region. JICA-RI Working Paper No. 40.

Fujita,Yasuo. 2011. What Makes the Bangladesh Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) So Effective? — Complementarity Between LGED Capacity and Donor Capacity Development Support — JICA-RI Working Paper No. 27.

Book Chapters
Fujita, Yasuo, Ippei Tsuruga, and Asami Takeda. 2013. Policy Challenges for Infrastructure Development in Africa – The way forward for Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) (Chapter 7, Kato, Yoshizawa, Makino et al. 2013. For Inclusive and Dynamic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. JICA Research Institute)
 

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