Go Shimada

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Name
Go Shimada
E-mail
gs2774columbia.edu
Affiliation
Meiji University
Section
School of Information and Communication
Job title
Associate Professor
Twitter ID
https://twitter.com/shimada_go/
ORCID ID
0000-0003-3311-9510

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
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Today
Associate Professor, Meiji University
 
Mar 2014
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Visiting Scholar, Columbia University
 
Mar 2015
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Visiting Scholar, JICA Research Institute
 
Oct 2014
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Adjunct Researcher, Waseda University
 
Apr 2018
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Mar 2019
Part-time lecturer, University of Shizuoka
 
Apr 2018
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Visiting Researcher, Center for Global Studies, Graduate School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka
 
Apr 2016
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Jul 2016
Consultant, ADB (Asia Development Bank)
 
Apr 2015
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Mar 2018
Associate Professor (tenured), University of Shizuoka
 
Mar 2013
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Mar 2015
Senior Researcher, JICA Research Institute
 
Aug 2011
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Feb 2013
Division Chief, JICA Research Institute
 
Aug 2008
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Aug 2011
Director, Department of Industrial Development and Public Policy, JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
 
Aug 2007
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Aug 2008
Special Assistant to the President, JICA
 
Feb 2005
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Jul 2007
First Secretary, Economic Section, Permanent Mission of Japan the United Nations
 
Sep 2002
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Jan 2005
Department of Human Resource, JICA
 
Oct 1999
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Aug 2002
Representative, JICA India Office
 
Sep 1998
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Sep 1999
Fellowship funded by JICA at the University of Manchester
 
May 1994
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Sep 1998
Grant Aid Department, JICA
 
Apr 1992
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May 1994
Staff Member, Second Domestic Division, Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV), JICA
 

Education

 
Apr 2011
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Jun 2014
Waseda University
 
Sep 1998
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Sep 1999
The University of Manchester
 

Committee Memberships

 
Mar 2019
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Board Member,  Japanese Association for Development Economics
 
Apr 2016
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Board Member,  Japan Association for Human Security Studies
 
Sep 2014
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Dec 2018
Editorial Board Member,  The Japan Society for International Development
 
Jul 2017
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Mar 2018
External Advisor on Evaluation,  Department of Evaluation, JICA
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2018
Special Award, JASID, JASID (Japan Society for International Development)
 

Published Papers

 
Go Shimada, Tetsushi Sonobe
JICA Research Institute Working Papers   No. 173    Jun 2018
Shimada, Go and Miki Motomura
African Study Monographs Supplementary Issue   53 35-51   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Since the 1990s, the number of natural disasters has been rapidly increasing. So
far, little quantitative analysis has been carried out on the economic impact of natural disasters
in Africa. This paper finds the following: (1) the number of natura...
Go Shimada
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction   22 494-502   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
After a huge natural disaster, what are the factors that make recovery of the society possible? This paper examines how social capital has worked in the process of recovery and reconstruction in Kobe, Japan, since the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquak...
Go Shimada
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction   14 388-394   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier Ltd.After the recent Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011, the importance of social capital has been heavily stressed. While there is a growing collection of literature on the role of social capital after disasters, other ...
Go Shimada
GSAPS Journal   (24) 121-137   Oct 2012   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Hosono, Akio, John Page and Go Shimada. eds. Workers, Managers, Productivity: Kaizen in Developing Countries
Go Shimada (Part:Joint Editor, Chapter 1 "Introduction" and Chapter 4 "Why is Kaizen Critical for Developing Countries? – Kaizen as a Social Innovation in the Era of Global Inequality")
Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan   Sep 2019   
Ravi Kanbur, Akbar Norman, Joseph Stiglitz. eds. The Quality of Growth in Africa
Go Shimada (Part:Contributor, Ch12 Does Environmental Policy Make African Industry Less Competitive? - The Possibilities in Green Industrial Policy)
Columbia University Press   Aug 2019   ISBN:9780231194761
Osuka Keijiro and Sugihara Kaoru (eds.) Paths to the Emerging State in Asia and Africa (Emerging-Economy State and International Policy Studies)
Higuchi, Yuki and Go Shimada (Part:Joint Work, Industrial Policy, Industrial Development and Structural Transformation in Asia and Africa)
Springer   Feb 2019   
Dictionary of International Development
Japan Association for International Development (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Industrial Policy)
Maruzen Press.   Dec 2018   ISBN:4621303406
Integrating Disaster Science and Management: Global Case Studies in Mitigation and Recovery
Go Shimada (Part:Contributor, A Quantitative Study of Social Capital in the Tertiary Sector of Kobe – Has Social Capital Promoted Economic Reconstruction Since the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake?)
Elsevier   Apr 2018   ISBN:978-0128120569
After a huge natural disaster, what are the factors that make recovery of the society possible? This paper examines how social capital has worked in the process of recovery and reconstruction in Kobe, Japan, since the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquak...
Go Shimada (Part:Contributor, Chapter6: Inside the Black Box of Japan’s Institution for Industrial Policy – An Institutional Analysis of Development Bank, Private Sector and Labour.)
Columbia University Press   Nov 2016   ISBN:978-0231180504
Go Shimada (Part:Contributor, Chapter 4: The Economic Implications of Comprehensive Approach to Learning on Industrial Development (Policy and Managerial Capability Learning): A Case of Ethiopia.)
Columbia University Press   Oct 2015   ISBN:978-0231175180
Go Shimada (Part:Contributor, Chapter 12: Towards community resilience - the role of social capital after disasters.)
Brookings Institution Press   Jul 2015   ISBN:9780815726333
早稲田大学出版部   Mar 2015   ISBN:4657150030
Haddad, Lawrence. Hiroshi Kato. Nicolas Meisel. eds. Growth is Dead, Long Live Growth The Quality of Economic Growth and Why it Matters
Go Shimada (Part:Contributor, What are the Macroeconomic Impacts of Natural Disasters? - The Impacts of Natural Disasters on the Growth Rate of Gross Prefectural Domestic Product in Japan)
JICA Research Institute   Mar 2015   ISBN:978-4-86357-066-5

Misc

 
Go Shimada
ADB Conference in Beijing: New Opportunities for Pro-poor Regional Cooperation through Inclusive Business in the Mekong Region      Jul 2016   [Invited]
Exclusive Interview by Capital (Ethiopian Newspaper)
Go Shimada
No. 904, Sunday, April 11, 2016   P22-23   Apr 2016
Japan's Approach to African Development During TICAD IV: The Case of Ethiopia
Go Shimada
(Edited by GRISP Development Forum), Policy Miniutes No. 24, Tokyo: GRIPS.      2012   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Go Shimada
Yokohama, TICAD   29 Aug 2019   JICA Research Institute
On Aug. 29, 2019, JICA Research Institute (JICA-RI) hosted the side event Quality Growth in Africa —Towards Inclusive, Sustainable and Resilient Development— for the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) held in Yo...
Go Shimada
Academy Hall, Meiji University   27 Aug 2019   Meiji University, JICA Research Institute, Columbia University
On Aug. 27, 2019, TICAD7 Partner Event: Globalization and Achieving the SDGs in Africa, Discussion with Professor Joseph Stiglitz, a seminar jointly organized by Meiji University, the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) based at Columbia Universi...
(Panelist) Brookings Institution, Kaizen: A management philosophy for advancing development in Africa [Invited]
Go Shimada
Kaizen: A management philosophy for advancing development in Africa   20 Feb 2019   
Go Shimada
World Bank Seminar   15 Jan 2019   World Bank
(Chair/Discussant) Human Security and Development
Go Shimada
2018 Japan Association for Human Security Studies   9 Dec 2018   
Go Shimada
『Africa and Japan "The Training-Infrastructure-Finance (TIF) Strategy: How Japan Helps Industrial Development in Africa" 』   23 Jul 2018   GRIPS and JICA Research Institute
(Facilitator) Kaizen and Improving Firm Capability for Innovation [Invited]
Go Shimada
Africa Kaizen Annual Conference 2018, Durban, South Africa   2 Jul 2018   
(Commentator) Economics Session, JASID (The Japan Society for International Development)
Go Shimada
国際開発学会第19回春季大会   2 Jun 2018   
Go Shimada
19 Jun 2017   JICA・Global Development Network(GDN)
Statistics and methodologies for evidence-based policy making [Invited]
Go Shimada
8th Plenary Meeting, OECD Initiative for Policy Dialogue on Global Value Chains, Production Transformation and Development   19 May 2017   OECD
Does Environmental Policy Make African Industry Less Competitive? – The Possibilities in Green Industrial Policy [Invited]
Go Shimada
IPD task force, Columbia University   Apr 2017   
Go Shimada
Nairobi   Apr 2017   JICA and the Government of Kenya
Chair: Tools and skills for human security promotion
Go Shimada
shimada.go   11 Dec 2016   
Impacts of Kaizen on workers: Evidence from Central America and Caribbean Region
Go Shimada
27 Nov 2016   
Panelist: African development in post natural resource boom: Reflecting the Nairobi Declaration of the TICAD VI
Go Shimada
shimada.go   27 Nov 2016   
Go Shimada
The 16th East Asian Seminar on the UN System Strategic Approaches to Building Sustainable Peace in Northeast Asia from the UN’s Perspective   Oct 2016   
Global impact and local impact of environment in Africa - Toward Green Industrial Policy [Invited]
Go Shimada
IPD (Initiative for Policy Dialogue) Task force meeting, Chaired by Prof. Stiglitz   30 Aug 2016   
Go Shimada
Hitotsubashi Summer Institute 2016   29 Aug 2016   
Impacts of Kaizen on workers: Evidence from Central America and Caribbean Region
Go Shimada
Hitotsubashi Summer Institute 2016   Aug 2016   
New opportunities for pro-poor regional cooperation through inclusive business in the Mekong region – Study on Japan Development Aid [Invited]
Go Shimada
Regional cooperation for inclusive business new opportunities for official development aid (ODA) in the Mekong Region, organized by ADB (Asian Development Bank), Beijing, China   Jul 2016   
New opportunities for pro-poor regional cooperation through inclusive business in the Mekong region – Study on Japan Development Aid [Invited]
Go Shimada
Regional cooperation for inclusive business new opportunities for official development aid (ODA) in the Mekong Region, organized by ADB (Asian Development Bank), ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines   Jun 2016   
No longer the black swan: Impact of rising natural disasers and environment issues on agriculture and economy [Invited]
Go Shimada
IPD (Initiative for Policy Dialogue) Task force meeting, Chaired by Prof. Stiglitz 2016年8月30日   Jun 2016   
Go Shimada
Knowledge Sharing Seminar for African Countries, Addis Ababa, Co-organized by JICA and the Government of Ethiopia   Mar 2016   
Social capital and reconstruction of Kobe after the 1995 earthquake – A quantitative study
Go Shimada
Sep 2014   
Go Shimada
Annual Meeting of East Asia Development Network in Manila, Philippine   Jul 2014   
Hitotsubashi Summer Institute 2016   Jun 2014   
Towards community resilience: The role of social capital after disasters
Go Shimada
The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty, Brookings Institution, Washington D.C.   Jan 2014   
Go Shimada
UNU(United Nations University)-WIDER Conference on Learning to Compete: Industrial Development and Policy in Africa. Helsinki, Finland.   Jun 2013   
Emerging lessons for post-2015 and Sustainable Goal Setting – goal setting methodology and target/indicator selection methodology
Go Shimada
Workshop co-directed by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (the New School), Alicia Ely Yamin (Harvard University) on The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights , Château de Bossey, Switzerland   Mar 2013   
Go Shimada
KDI (Korea Development Institute) and Asia Foundation   Nov 2012   
Apr 2009   
Go Shimada
Policy Studies   Dec 2008   

Others

 
Field Survey
Field Surveys since 2015
- New York, United States (Feb. 2019, Apr. 2017, Mar. 2017, 2016, 2015)
- Washington DC, Unites States (Feb. 2019)
- Kenya (Jan. 2018, Apr. 2017, Jul.-Sep. 2016, 2015, 2014)
- Saudi Arabia (Nov. 2017)
- Argentina (Mar. 2017)
- Singapore (Mar. 2017)
- South Korea (Oct. 2016, 2014)
- Ethiopia (Mar. 2016)

Field Surveys before 2014
- Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania, Ethiopia, China, South Korea, Mongolia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar, India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Australia, Palestine, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Italy, France, Germany, Australia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Hungary, Belgium, Brazil, United States, Dominica Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Costa Rica, Ghana, Finland