JICA Research Institute

Experts

HOSONO, Akio

Senior Research AdvisorFull-time

Educational Background

- Ph. D. in Economics from the University of Tokyo, 1984

Career Background

- Director, Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute, 2011
- Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, 2008-
- Senior Adviser, Japan international Cooperation Agency, 2007-
- Ambassador of Japan in El Salvador, 2002-
- Professor at the Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration, Kobe University, 2000-
- Professor at the Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences, the University of Tsukuba, 1989-

Major Publications

-“Industrial Strategies: Toward a Learning Society for Quality Growth” (in Noman and Stiglitz (eds.), Efficiency, Finance, and Varieties of Industrial Policy: Guiding Resources, Learning, and Technology for Sustained Growth [Columbia University Press 2017])
-“Asia-Pacific and Latin America: Dynamics of regional integration and international cooperation” (International Trade, 132 [United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2017])
-“Desarrollo, Integración y Cooperación en América Latina y Asia-Pacífico Perspectivas y Rol de Japón” [Institute de Estudios Peruanos 2017]
-Hosono, Iizuka and Katz (eds.), Chile’s Salmon Industry: Policy Challenges in Managing Public Goods [Springer 2016]
-“Catalyzing Transformation for Inclusive Growth” (in Kato, Page and Shimomura (eds.), Japan’s Development Assistance: Foreign Aid and the Post-2015 Agenda [Palgrave and MacMillan 2016])

-Hosono, Magno and Hongo (eds.), Development for Sustainable Agriculture: The Brazilian Cerrado [Palgrave and MacMillan 2016]
-“Industrial Strategies and Economic Transformation: Lessons from Five Outstanding Cases” (in Noman and Stiglitz (eds.), Industrial Policy and Economic Transformation in Africa, [Columbia University Press 2015])
-“Transforming Economies for Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Strategies for Sub-Saharan Countries” (in Chandy, Kato and Kharas (eds.), The Last Mile: In Ending Extreme Poverty [Brookings Press 2015])
-”The Study on the Economic Development of the Republic of Paraguay (EDEP): Basic Concepts Focused on Competitiveness and Economic Development” (in ECLAC and JICA, Study on Inclusive Development in Paraguay: International Cooperation Experiences [United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2014]) 
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Chandy, Hosono, Kharas, and Linn (eds.), Getting to Scale: How to Bring Development Solutions to Millions of Poor People [Brookings Press 2013]) 
-“Meeting the Demand of the Poor: Two Cases of Business-Led Scaling Up at the Base of the Pyramid”; “Scaling Up South-South Cooperation through Triangular Cooperation: Japanese Experience” (both in Chandy et al. [2013])
-“Inside the Black Box of Capacity Development” (in Kharas, Makino and Jung (eds.), Catalyzing Development: A New Vision for Aid, [Brookings Press 2011])
-Saavedra, Hosono and Stallings (eds.), Regional Integration and Economic Development, [Palgrave 2013]
-Hosono, and Saavedra (eds.), Development Strategies in East Asia and Latin America, [Macmillan Press 1998]

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