Master of Economics, Hosei University, March 2017
Master of Public Administration, Columbia University, May 1999
Bachelor of Economics, Waseda University, March 1995
Executive Senior Research Fellow, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development July 2021-
Senior Director, Macroeconomic Analysis Division, Credit Risk Analysis and Environmental Review Department, JICA, Sep 2018-July 2021
Senior Representative, JICA Indonesia Office, April 2015-Augt 2018
Public Finance Economist, Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice, The World Bank, Feb 2013-Feb 2015
Director, Financial Risk Management Division, General Affairs Department, JICA, Sep 2011-Feb 2013
Also assumed various positions during 1995-2011 in Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF). Major assignments included project preparation and implementation for infrastructure development projects and development policy loans in Southeast Asia and Sub-Sahara Africa and financial due diligence for corporate finance operations.
Major PublicationsShoji, M., Takafuji, Y., & Harada, T. (2020). Formal Education and Disaster Response of Children: Evidence from Coastal Villages in Indonesia, Natural Hazards, 103(2), 2183-2205 (2020)
Shoji, M., Takafuji, Y., & Harada, T. (2020). Behavioral Impact of Disaster Education: Evidence from a Dance-Based Program in Indonesia. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 45, 101489.
Yokoo H, Harada T, "Face-to-face communication on take-up of paid sanitation services: Experimental evidence from Indonesia," European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) Annual Conference, Virtual, June 25, 2020
Related Research Projects
Research on global dynamics of economic structural changes and its impact on employment (with Initiative for Policy Dialogue of Columbia University)