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Yoshito Takasaki

タカサキ ヨシト | Yoshito Takasaki
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor
Homepage URL  (1): https://sites.google.com/site/takasakiweb/
Research field  (4): Economic policy ,  Economic policy ,  Economic policy ,  Economic policy
Research keywords  (25): Development Economics ,  Applied Microeconometrics ,  Field experiment ,  Resource Economics ,  Poverty ,  Institution ,  Political economy ,  Geography ,  Spatial analysis ,  Community ,  Social network ,  Ethnicity ,  Conflict ,  Crime ,  Disability ,  Labor ,  Education ,  Health ,  Behavior ,  Risk ,  Natural disaster ,  Tropical forests ,  Shifting cultivation ,  Rural livelihoods ,  Conservation
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (17):
  • 2019 - 2024 Field experiments on reproductive, maternal, and child health care in rural Africa
  • 2018 - 2024 Interdisciplinary collaborative research on rainforest conservation and development
  • 2018 - 2023 Integrating spatial data and development program evaluation
  • 2018 - 2019 Exploratory study on spatial data and program evaluation
  • 2014 - 2019 Innovations in conservation and development in Amazonian rainforest: endogenous community location and poverty traps
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Papers (58):
  • Yoshito Takasaki. Impacts of applying for international labor migration before migration occurs. World Development. 2022. 157. 105965-105965
  • Mayuko Onuki, Keitaro Aoyagi, Yoshito Takasaki. Personal intergroup contact between different groups of ex-combatants and civilians: Evidence from a behavioural experiment in Rwanda. European Journal of Social Psychology. 2022. 52. 1. 1-17
  • Margaret Kalacska, J. Pablo Arroyo-Mora, Oliver T Coomes, Yoshito Takasaki, Christian Abizaid. Multi-Temporal Surface Water Classification for Four Major Rivers from the Peruvian Amazon. Data. 2022
  • Christian Abizaid, Oliver T. Coomes, Yoshito Takasaki. Lifeways and currents of change in the Peruvian Amazon: A 1000 km boat journey down the Ucayali River. Focus on Geography. 2022. 65
  • Oliver T Coomes, Margaret Kalacska, Yoshito Takasaki, Christian Abizaid, Tristan Grupp. Smallholder agriculture results in stable forest cover in riverine Amazonia. Environmental Research Letters. 2022
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MISC (3):
  • Yasuyuki Sawada, Yoshito Takasaki. Natural Disaster, Poverty, and Development. WORLD DEVELOPMENT. 2017. 94. 1-1
  • Yoshito Takasaki. Randomized experiments on preventative health care among pregnant women and infants in Nigeria. PRIMCED Newsletter. 2013. 6
  • Yoshito Takasaki. Marine transport industry in the world : intensive international competition and global strategies of Japanese liner companies. LTCB Research. 1994. 24
Books (3):
  • Social Network Analysis of Disaster Response, Recovery, and Adaptation
    Elsevier 2016
  • Deforestation Around the World
    InTech 2012
  • Rice Business: An Emerging Big Market
    Jitsugyononihonsha 1991
Lectures and oral presentations  (53):
  • Disability and development in development economics
    (Research on Economy, Disability and Diversity Open Seminar 2022)
  • Disability, vocational training, and psychological externalities: Experimental evidence from Cambodia
    (Empirical Micro Research Seminar/Tokyo Workshop on International Development (TWID) 2019)
  • Vocational training for persons with disabilities: Experimental evidence from Cambodia
    (JADE Development Economics Workshop 2019)
  • Disability and poverty: evidence from landmine amputees in Cambodia
    (Hitotsubashi Summer Institute 2016)
  • How effective is antenatal care in developing countries?: experimental evidence from rural Nigeria
    (Tokyo Workshop on International Development, University of Tokyo 2016)
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Education (4):
  • 1994 - 2000 University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 1991 - 1993 Georgetown University
  • 1986 - 1988 The University of Tokyo Geography
  • 1984 - 1986 University of Tokyo Natural Sciences I
Professional career (4):
  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • M.A., Agricultural Economics (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • M.B.A., Business Administration (Georgetown University)
  • B.S., Geography (University of Tokyo)
Work history (15):
  • 2015/04 - 現在 University of Tokyo Graduate School of Economics Professor
  • 2019/11 - 2021/04 Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Evaluation Department Advisor
  • 2019/03 - 2020/03 Metric Works Consultants Technical Advisor
  • 2014/04 - 2017/03 Japan International Coorporation Agency Evaluation Department Advisor
  • 2010/04 - 2016/03 Hitotsubashi University Institute of Economic Research Visiting Researcher
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Committee career (18):
  • 2021/11 - 現在 Japanese Association for Development Economics Director
  • 2019 - 現在 Center for Research and Education in Program Evaluation Steering Committee
  • 2018/04 - 現在 Tokyo Workshop on International and Development Economics Organizer
  • 2017/04 - 現在 Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy (CIRJE) Faculty
  • 2017 - 現在 Sophia University External Evaluation Member, Private University Research Branding
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Awards (13):
  • 2015/03 - University of Tsukuba Research Activity Honorarium
  • 2014/03 - University of Tsukuba Research Activity Honorarium
  • 2013/03 - University of Tsukuba Research Activity Honorarium
  • 2001 - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Henry Taylor Doctoral Dissertation award The Microdynamics of Conservation and Development in Tropical Forests
  • 2001 - American Agricultural Economics Association Outstanding Ph. D. Dissertation Honorable Mention The Microdynamics of Conservation and Development in Tropical Forests
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Association Membership(s) (5):
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists ,  JAPANESE ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION ,  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association ,  American Economic Association ,  Japanese Association for Development Economics
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