Kenichi Imai

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Name
Kenichi Imai
Affiliation
Chuogakuin University
Section
Faculty of Law
Job title
Lecturer
Degree
Ph.D.(Economics)
Other affiliation
Cabinet Office Science Council of Japan SecretariatAsian Growth Research Institute

Profile

Kenichi Imai received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. His specializations are environmental economics and urban economics. Research themes of interest are: municipal emissions trading systems in Asia; community-based energy supply with renewables in India; international competitiveness of Japanese environment-related technologies; mechanism of diffusion and progress of green-technology in developing countries.

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Education

 
Aug 1994
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Aug 1999
Doctoral Program, Dept. of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder
 
Sep 1990
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Aug 1992
Master's Program, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver
 
Apr 1973
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Mar 1977
Dept. of Politics and Economics, Meiji University
 

Published Papers

 
Kenichi Imai
World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development   12(1) 77-94   2015   [Refereed]
Characteristics and Issues in Promoting Japanese Eco-Cities
Kenichi Imai
Higashi Asia eno Shiten   25(2) 1-14   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Sustainable Environmental City from the Viewpoints of Citizens and Businesses-Case of Kitakyushu-(Part 2)
Imai, K., Kishimoto, C., Tamura, K.
Higashi Asia eno Shiten   25(2) 26-38   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Sustainable Environmental City from the Viewpoints of Citizens and Businesses-Case of Kitakyushu-(Part 1)
Imai, K., Kishimoto, C., Tamura, K.
Higashi Asia eno Shiten   25(1) 9-16   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
International Competitiveness of Japanese Environment-related Technologies: An Analysis Using Patent Data
Kenichi Imai
Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainability, Technology and Education      Nov 2013   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Effects of Different Types of Cap-and-Trade Mechanisms on CO2 Reduction: Experiences from China, India and Japan
Kenichi Imai
International Symposium on Governing Global Climate Change: Potential and Prospects of a Paris Accord   28 Nov 2015   
Assessing the Effects of Kyoto Mechanisms on the Diffusion of Climate Change Mitigation Technologies [Invited]
Kenichi Imai
Journal of Economic Surveys Special Issue and International Conference: The Economics of Climate Change   24 Aug 2015   
Comparative Study on Municipal Emissions Trading Schemes in Asia: China, India and Japan
Kenichi Imai
7th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses   11 Apr 2015   
Impacts of Declining and Aging Population on Urban Residential Energy Consumption in Japan
Kenichi Imai
2014 EAAERE (the East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics) Inter-Congress Conference   8 Dec 2014   
Japanese Environment-related Technologies: An Analysis Using Patent Data
Kenichi Imai
The 2nd Biennial Conference on Sustainable Business, Energy and Development in Asia   17 Mar 2014   

Teaching Experience

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Merits in the Linkage of Municipal Emissions Trading Schemes across Asia
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Kenichi Imai
Study on the Disparity in Living Conditions between India's Urban and Rural Areas
City of Kitakyushu: 
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Kenichi Imai
Study on the Feasibility and Merits of Emissions Trading among Municipalities
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Kenichi Imai

Social Contribution

 
Japanese Economy
[Lecturer]  Japan International Cooperation Agency  JICA General Orientation  21 Oct 2014
Japanese Economy
[Lecturer]  Japan International Cooperation Agency  JICA General Orientation  4 Jul 2014
Japanese Economy
[Lecturer]  Japan International Cooperation Agency  JICA General Orientation  29 May 2014