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Ritsumeikan University
College of International Relations, Department of International Relations
Job title
Associate Professor
Master of Public Affairs(Indiana University-Bloomington), Bachelor of Engineering(Osaka University)
Other affiliation
Ritsumeikan University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Aug 2005
Jun 2007
Hamburg Institute of International Economics, Research Program International Climate Policy, Research Fellow
Jul 2007
Jan 2011
Perspectives, Senior Consultant / Head of Business Unit Methodology Development
Dec 2010
Dec 2010
U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, Sustainable Development Mechanisms Program, Consultant
Feb 2011
Mar 2014
University of Zurich, Department of Political Science, Research Assistant
Jan 2014
Feb 2014
Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Science, Technology and International Affairs Program, Visiting Researcher


Mar 2003
Department of Global Architecture, Environmental Engineering Division, School of Engineering, Osaka University
May 2005
School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University-Bloomington
Department of Political Science, Present University of Zurich

Committee Memberships

The Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies  Board Member

Awards & Honors

Nov 2013
Doc.Mobility-Stipendium (Pre-Doctoral Fellowship for Research Visit at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., U.S.A.), Swiss National Science Foundation

Published Papers

Energy Transitions in China and India: Leapfrogging in Wind and Solar Power Technology
Hayashi D.
Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs   4(2) 98-106   Jan 2019
Hayashi D., Huenteler J., Lewis J. I.
Energy Policy   120 38-51   Sep 2018
Hayashi D., Michaelowa A.
Climate Policy   13(2) 191-209   Jan 2013
Okubo Y., Hayashi D., Michaelowa A.
Greenhouse Gas Measurement and Management   1(1) 37-46   Jun 2011


Governing Technological Catch-Up in Clean Energy Industries: A Comparative Analysis of the Wind Power Industry in China and India
Hayashi D.
CIS News 2016: Energy Politics   13-15   Jan 2016
Research on Policies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Building Sector in China
Cao Y., Chen Y., Chen L., Chiashi A., Eschmann J., Hanaoka T., Hayashi D., Huenteler J., Kameyama Y., Kawata T., Li X., Liu Q., Ma L., Sakurai J., Takamura Y., Tian C., Yang M., Yamaguchi T., Zheng X.
Ministry of the Environment, Japan   1-239   Mar 2014
Setting Baselines for the New Market Mechanism: Examples from the Power, Cement and Buildings Sectors
Castro P., Hayashi D., Harthan D., Cames, M., Michaelowa A.
Oeko-Institut Discussion Paper   1-58   Nov 2012
Solving the MRV Challenge for New Market-Based Mechanisms: What Can Past Experience Teach Us?
Castro P., Hayashi D., Stadelmann M. Michaelowa A., Cames M., Healy S.
Oeko-Institut Discussion Paper   1-28   Nov 2011
Waking Up the Sleeping Giant: How the New Benchmark Methodology Can Boost CDM in the Building Sector
Hayashi D., Michaelowa A.
Trading Carbon Magazine   5(7) 32-34   Sep 2011

Books etc

Renewable Energy Technology Innovation. In: The Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (ed) Environmental Environmental Economics and Policy Studies Dictionary
Maruzen Publishing   May 2018   ISBN:978-4-621-30292-7
The Governance of International Technology Transfer: Lessons from the Indian Wind Industry. In: M. Knodt, N. Piefer, F. Müller (eds) Challenges of European External Energy Governance with Emerging Powers
Ashgate Publishing   Nov 2015   ISBN:978-1-4724-5829-2
Mobilizing Mitigation Policies in the South through a Financing Mix. In: A. Michaelowa (ed) Carbon Markets or Climate Finance: Low Carbon and Adaptation Investment Choices for the Developing World
Wehner, S.
Routledge   Jan 2012   ISBN:978-1-84971-474-7

Conference Activities & Talks

Regional Economic Impact of Renewable Power Deployment: The Estimation of An Extended Inter-Regional Input-Output Table for Fukushima Prefecture
Pan Pacific Association of Input-Output Studies, 2018 Annual Meeting   Nov 2018   
Energy Transitions in China and India: Leapfrogging in Wind and Solar Power Technologies
Energy Talk at Jawaharlal Nehru University, India   Aug 2018   
Knowledge Flow in Low-Carbon Technology Transfer: A Case of India's Wind Power Industry
Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, 2017 Annual Meeting   Sep 2017   
Features of National GHG Emissions Trading in China and its Evaluation
Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, 2017 Annual Meeting   Sep 2017   
Globalizing Strategies for Low-Carbon Technology Transfer: A Case of India's Wind Power Industry
2016 Nairobi Conference on Earth System Governance   Dec 2016   

Teaching Experience



Referee of Applied Energy; Carbon Balance and Management; Clean Air; Climate Policy; Energy Policy; Environment, Development and Sustainability; International Environmental Agreements; and Ritsumeikan International Affairs.
The Others   May 2007

Research Grants & Projects

Research on China’s Emissions Trading System
ESPEC Foundation for Global Environment Research and Technology
Project Year: Aug 2016 - Aug 2017
Analysis of Approaches for Improving the Effectiveness of Climate Policies in Developing Countries through Capacity Building on Measurement, Reporting and Verification of the Joint Crediting Mechanism
Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2014
Analysis of Approaches for International Project-Based Offset Mechanisms
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Project Year: Sep 2010 - Oct 2012