JICA Ogata Research Institute


YAMADA, Minoru

Executive Senior Research FellowFull-time

Educational Background

MA (International Development Policy), Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, May 2002
BA (Economics), Tokyo University, March 1995

Career Background

Executive Senior Research Fellow/Deputy Director General, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development, January 2021-present
Senior Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute (current JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development), February 2020-December 2020
Division Chief, Administration Division, JICA Research Institute, December 2015-January 2020
Director, First Team, Private Sector Development Group, Industrial Development and Public Policy Department, JICA, February 2014-November 2015
Advisor, Operations Strategy Department, JICA, August 2011-January 2014
Small and Medium Enterprise Team, Industrial Development Department, JICA, May 2009-July 2011
JICA Vietnam Office, November 2005-April 2009
Global Development Partnership Team, Planning and Coordination Department, JICA, November 2003-October 2005
Mining and Industrial Development Cooperation Department, JICA, August 2002-October 2003
Financial and Accounting Department, JICA, June 1998-August 2000
Mining and Industrial Development Study Department, JICA, April 1995-May 1998

Major Publications

[Book Chapter]
Yamada, Minoru. 2022. “Industrial Policy Support to Thailand: Initiatives in Response to the Asian Economic Crisis and Adaptation Thereafter.” In Policy Learning for Industrial Development and the Role of Development Cooperation, edited by Ohno, Izumi, Kuniaki Amatsu, and Akio Hosono, 363-392. Tokyo: JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development.

[Conference Presentation]
Amatsu, Kuniaki, Izumi Ohno, Junichi Mori, and Minoru Yamada. “Japanese Experience of Industrial Development and Development Cooperation: Analysis of Translative Adaptation Processes.” Smart Economic Planning and Industrial Policy (SEPIP) 2021.

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