MPA (Economics and Development Policy), Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, June 1987
BA (International Relations), Tsuda College, March 1981
Director, JICA Research Institute, October 2018-present
Visiting Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), October 2018-present
Distinguished Senior Research Fellow, Asia Pacific Institute of Research (APIR), April 2015-present
Senior Research Fellow, Asia Pacific Institute of Research (APIR), April 2013-March 2015
Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), January 2002-September 2018
Director, Division for LAC, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), October 1999-December 2001
Director, Environment & Social Development Division, etc., Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund of Japan (OECF), April 1998-September 1999
Public Sector Management Specialist, The World Bank, October 1995-January 1998
Economist & Deputy Director, OECF Research Institute for Development Assistance, October 1993-September 1995
The World Bank (Economist, Strategic Planning and Review Dept. / Country Officer for Peru, LAC, etc.), September 1988-September 1993
Japan International Cooperation Agency (Mining & Industrial Planning Dept., Training Dept., Social Development Cooperation Dept.), April 1981-June 1988
・ Ohno, Izumi (ed.). From a Small Factory in Japan to a Global Firm in Asia: SMEs’ Overseas Expansion Strategy & Policy Support, Chuo Keizaisha, May 2015 (in Japanese).
・ Ohno, Izumi and Kenichi Ohno (eds.). Eastern and Western Ideas for African Growth: Diversity and Complementarity in Development Aid, Routledge, April 2013.
・ Ohno, Izumi, Hideyuki Sugawara and Shino Tsuchiya. Introduction to BOP Business: Addressing Global Challenges through Partnership, Chuo-keizai Publishing Co., 2011 (in Japanese)
・ GRIPS Development Forum (ed.). Diversity and Complementariy in Development Aid: East Asian Lessons for African Growth, February 2008, edited with Kenichi Ohno and Masumi Owa.
・ Goto, Kazumi, Izumi Ohno and Toshio Watanabe (eds.). Japan’s International Development Cooperation, Nippon Hyoronsha, June 2005 (in Japanese)
・ Ohno, Izumi. The World Bank: Toward New Development Strategies?, NTT Publishing Co. , October 2000 (in Japanese)
・ Ohno, Izumi and Kenichi Ohno (eds.). Japanese Views of Economic Development: Diverse Paths to the Market, Routledge, UK, April 1998.
・ Ohno, Izumi and Kenichi Ohno. IMF and the World Bank: Insiders’ Views of Development Finance Institutions, Nihon Hyoronsha Tokyo, March 1993 (in Japanese)
・ Ohno, Izumi. “Network-based Development Cooperation as a Way Forward for Japan”, Chapter 10, in Japanese Development Cooperation: The Making of an Aid Architecture Pivoting to Asia, edited by André Asplund and Marie Söderberg, Routledge, December 2016, pp.159-176
・ Ohno, Izumi. “China’s Foreign Aid and International Aid Community: From the Perspectives of Traditional Donors and Africa”, Chapter 9, in A Study of China's Foreign Aid, edited by Y. Shimomura and H .Ohashi, Palgrave Macmillan, November 2013, pp.193-21
・ Ohno, Izumi and Kenichi Ohno. "Dynamic Capacity Development: What Africa Can Learn from Industrial Policy Formulation in East Asia", Chapter 7, in Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies, edited by A. Norman, K. Botchwey, H. Stein, and J. Stiglitz, Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 221-245
・ Ohno, Izumi. “Japan’s ODA to Vietnam and New Growth Support to Africa: Projecting the East Asian Development Vision into the Global Aid Debate,” Chapter 3, Japanese Aid and the Construction of Global Development: Inescapable Solutions, edited by David Leheny and Kay Warren, Routledge Contemporary Japan Series, 2010, pp.77-102
・ Ohno, Izumi and Kenichi Ohno. “Ownership of What?: Beyond National Poverty Strategies and Aid Harmonization in the Case of Vietnam,” Chapter 3, Aid Relationships in Asia: Exploring Ownership in Japanese and Nordic Aid, edited by Alf Morten Jerve, Yasutami Shimomura and Annette Skovsted Hansen, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, pp.41-62
・Ohno, Izumi. "Towards an Enhanced EU-Japan Partnership for Sustainable Development," Friends of Europe website, June 25, 2019.
・ Ohno, Izumi. “Significance and Challenges of ‘The Ishikawa Project’: A Practitioner’s Perspective Based on the Experience of Japan-Ethiopia Industrial Policy Dialogue”, Journal of International Development Studies, Vol. 27, No. 1, The Japan Society for International Development, June 2018, pp. 63-76.
・ Ohno, Izumi. "Japanese Development Cooperation in a New Era: Recommendations for Network-Based Cooperation," GRIPS Discussion Paper 14-15, September 2014.
・ Ohno, Izumi and Kenichi Ohno. “Eastern and Western Ideas for African Growth”, World Financial Review, July/August 2013, pp.41-44.
・ Ohno, Izumi. “East Asian Perspectives of Development and Aid: Towards Japan’s Enhanced Contribution to African Growth Support,” Journal of International Development Studies, Vol. 18, No.2, The Japan Society for International Development, November 2009, pp.129-142.
(JICA/GRIPS Reports on Japan-Ethiopia Industrial Policy Dialogue)
・ Assisting Industrial Transformation in Africa: Japan-Ethiopia Industrial Policy Dialogue Phase II, Japan International Cooperation Agency & GRIPS Development Forum, August 2016.
・ Policy Measures for Industrial Transformation: Case Studies form Asia and Africa, Japan International Cooperation Agency & GRIPS Development Forum, August 2016
・ Intellectual Partnership for Africa: Industrial Policy Dialogue between Japan and Ethiopia, Japan International Cooperation Agency & GRIPS Development Forum, December 2011
・ Kaizen National Movement: A Study of Quality and Productivity Improvement in Asia and Africa, Japan International Cooperation Agency & GRIPS, December 2011
Japan Society for International Development (JASID)
12th JICA President Award, 2016