Takasaki Yoshito

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Name
Takasaki Yoshito
E-mail
takasakie.u-tokyo.ac.jp
URL
https://sites.google.com/site/takasakiweb/
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Degree
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)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
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Today
Professor, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2014
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Mar 2017
Technical Advisor, Evaluation Department, Japan International Coorporation Agency
 
Apr 2011
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Mar 2015
Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
Apr 2010
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Mar 2016
Visiting Researcher, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
 
Apr 2010
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Mar 2011
Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2010
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
Mar 2001
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Mar 2004
Associate Professor, Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
Jan 2000
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May 2000
Lecturer, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Aug 1999
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Jan 2000
Lecturer, International Relations Major, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jan 1999
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May 1999
Teaching Assistant, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jun 1998
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Jul 2000
Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Jun 1996
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Aug 1996
Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Apr 1988
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Jul 1994
Researcher, Long-Term Credit Bank (LTCB) Research Institute
 

Education

 
Sep 1994
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Dec 2000
Agricultural and applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Sep 1991
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May 1993
School of Business, Georgetown University
 
Apr 1986
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Mar 1988
Geography, Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 1984
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Mar 1986
Natural Sciences I, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
 

Published Papers

 
Peer effects on vaccination behavior: Experimental evidence from rural Nigeria
Ryoko Sato, Yoshito Takasaki
Economic Development and Cultural Change   forthcoming    [Refereed]
Psychic vs. economic barriers to vaccine take-up: Evidence from a field experiment in Nigeria
Ryoko Sato, Yoshito Takasaki
World Bank Economic Review   forthcoming    [Refereed]
Yoshito Takasaki
Journal of Development Studies   54 501-522   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This paper examines whether, in an effort to cope with adverse shocks, poor people with limited coping capacity take large risks (risky coping). About two years after a tropical cyclo...
Christian Abizaid, Oliver T. Coomes, Yoshito Takasaki, J. Pablo Arroyo-Mora
Geographical Review   108 92-119   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Copyright © 2017 by the American Geographical Society of New York Research on Amazonian communities has focussed more often on rural-urban linkages than on links among rural communities. This is unsurprising, given the low density of population, l...
Oliver T. Coomes, Yoshito Takasaki, Jeanine M. Rhemtulla
Journal of Rural Studies   54 39-51   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier Ltd What happens when swidden cultivation systems in tropical forests become land-constrained? In this paper we report the findings of a long-term, interdisciplinary project on swidden farming, swidden farming households, and the f...
Yoshito Takasaki
World Development   94 64-74   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Using original household survey data collected in rural Fiji, this paper demonstrates how informal risk-sharing institutions upon which poor people heavily rely in times of illness are vulnerable to natural disasters. Household...
Yoshito Takasaki
World Development   94 75-89   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Rapidly decreasing gender gaps in schooling in some developing countries can be partly explained by a gendered division of child farm labor as a coping response to natural disasters. This paper makes a case for this conjecture ...
Yasuyuki Sawada, Yoshito Takasaki
World Development   94 2-15   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier Ltd This paper introduces the special issue, “Natural Disaster, Poverty, and Development.” We examine the macro-level nexus between natural disasters and poverty, discuss prospects for formal insurance against disasters, and review...
Oliver T. Coomes, Yoshito Takasaki, Christian Abizaid, J. Pablo Arroyo-Mora
Ecological Economics   129 260-271   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 Elsevier B.V. Large scale surveys of rain forest livelihoods open up new possibilities for understanding the role of forest resources in the well-being of forest peoples but often overlook the factors that influence the diverse economic foc...
K. Webster, K. Webster, J. P. Arroyo-Mora, O. T. Coomes, Y. Takasaki, C. Abizaid
Applied Geography   73 13-25   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. Distance is a key variable in explicating environmental, social, and economic conditions and in defining spatial and temporal patterns. Prior research has primarily focused on using simple to complex algorithms for calculating...
Yoshito Takasaki
Environment and Development Economics   21 53-77   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2015. This paper examines whether and how experiencing climate-related disasters can improve the rural poor's adaptation to climate change through community-based resource management. Original household surve...
Oliver T. Coomes, Yoshito Takasaki, Jeanine M. Rhemtulla
Ecology and Society   21    Jan 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 by the author(s). Can social inequality be seen imprinted in a forest landscape? We studied the relationship between land holding, land use, and inequality in a peasant community in the Peruvian Amazon where farmers practice swidden-fallow ...
Abizaid,Christian;Coomes,Oliver T.;Takasaki,Yoshito;Brisson,Stephanie
The Professional Geographer   67(3) 447-463   2015   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Yoshito
Journal of International Development   26(8) 1097-1114   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Takasaki,Yoshito;Coomes,Oliver T.;Abizaid,Christian;Brisson,Stephanie
American Journal of Agricultural Economics   96(3) 711-732   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Long-term effects of the Cambodian genocide on education
高崎,善人
The Economic Review   65(1) 42-55   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Deforestation, forest fallowing, and soil conservation in shifting cultivation
Takasaki,Yoshito
Theoretical Economics Letters   3(5A1) 30-38   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Yoshito
Journal of Development Studies   48(1) 115-132   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
Coomes, Oliver T.;Takasaki, Yoshito;Rhemtulla, Jeanine M.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   108(34) 13925-13930   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Yoshito
Economic Development and Cultural Change   59(2) 387-416   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Yoshito
World Development   39(3) 429-438   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Yoshito
Journal of Development Studies   47(9) 1281-1298   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
Distributing disaster aid within the village: kinship, mutual help, and hierarchy
Yoshito Takasaki
The Economic Review   62(2) 141-152   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Yoshito
Oxford Development Studies   39(1) 97-130   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
Coomes, O. T.;Takasaki, Y.;Abizaid, C.;Barham, B. L.
FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AND ECOLOGY   17(6) 513-521   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Yoshito;Barham, Bradford L.;Coomes, Oliver T.
REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS   14(1) 48-63   Feb 2010   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Yoshito
ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS   12(3) 423-443   Jun 2007   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Yoshito
AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS   35(2) 193-201   Sep 2006   [Refereed]
Coomes, OT;Barham, BL;Takasaki, Y
ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS   51(1-2) 47-64   Nov 2004   [Refereed]
Takasaki, Y;Barham, BL;Coomes, OT
ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS   9(2) 203-224   Apr 2004   [Refereed]
Amazonian peasants, rain forest use, and income generation : the role of wealth and geographical factors
Takasaki;Yoshito;Bradford, L. Barham;and, Oliver T. Coomes;+高崎, 善人
Society and Natural Resources   14(4) 291-308   Jan 2001   [Refereed]
The Microdynamics of Conservation and Development in Tropical Forests
Yoshito Takasaki
University of Wisconsin-Madison      2000
Takasaki;Yoshito;Bradford, L. Barham;and, Oliver T. Coomes;+高崎, 善人
World Development   28(11) 1961-1977   Jan 2000   [Refereed]
Rain forest livelihoods : income generation, household wealth and forest use
Bradford,L. Barham;Oliver,T. Coomes;Yoshito,Takasaki
Unasylva   50(198) 34-42   Jan 1999   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Social Network Analysis of Disaster Response, Recovery, and Adaptation
Eric C. Jones, A.J. Faas (Part:Contributor, Cyclones alter risk sharing against illness through networks and groups: Evidence from Fiji)
Elsevier   2016   
Deforestation Around the World
Paulo Moutinho (Part:Contributor, Economic models of shifting cultivation: a review)
InTech   2012   
Rice Business: An Emerging Big Market
Yoshito Takasaki (Part:Joint Work)
Jitsugyononihonsha   Jan 1991   

Misc

 
Is antenatal care effective?: Experimental evidence from rural Nigeria
Yoshito Takasaki, Ryoko Sato
   2018
Disability and poverty: Landmine amputees in Cambodia
Yoshito Takasaki
   2018
GIS for causal research design
Katsuo Kogure, Yoshito Takasaki
   2018
Advantages and disadvantages of institutional delivery and home Delivery: A qualitative study in northern Nigeria
Ryoko Sato, Yoshito Takasaki
   2018
Short-run incentive and information in sequential adoptions: An antenatal care experiment in rural Nigeria
Yoshito Takasaki, Ryoko Sato
CIRJE Discussion Paper   F-1070    2017
Conflict, institutions, and economic behavior: Legacies of the Cambodian genocide
Katsuo Kogure, Yoshito Takasaki
CIRJE Discussion Paper   F-1034    2016
Impacts of vocational training for disabled people: experimental evidence from Cambodia
Yoshito Takasaki
   2014
Randomized experiments on preventative health care among pregnant women and infants in Nigeria
Yoshito Takasaki
PRIMCED Newsletter   6    Feb 2013
Do chiefly systems discourage schooling?
Takasaki, Yoshito
Tsukuba Economics Working Paper   2011-003    2011
Fraud and poverty: exploring ex ante victim data
Yoshito Takasaki
Tsukuba Economics Working Paper   2011-002    2011
How do better soil conservation measures affect deforestation in shifting cultivation?
Yoshito Takasaki
   2005
Examining the impacts of capital, credits, and land markets on deforestation among tropical farmers
Takasaki, Yoshito
Discussion Papers Series on International Development Strategies   2004-8-006    2004
Linking deforestation and land degradation in slash-and-burn agriculture
Yoshito Takasaki
   2004
Wealth accumulation and activity choice evolution anory Amazonia forest peasant households
Takasaki;Yoshito;Bradford, L. Barham;and, Oliver T. Coomes
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Staff Paper Series   434   2000
Marine transport industry in the world : intensive international competition and global strategies of Japanese liner companies
Yoshito Takasaki
LTCB Research   24    Jan 1994

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Disability and poverty: evidence from landmine amputees in Cambodia
Yoshito Takasaki
Hitotsubashi Summer Institute   Aug 2016   
How effective is antenatal care in developing countries?: experimental evidence from rural Nigeria
Yoshito Takasaki
Tokyo Workshop on International Development, University of Tokyo   Jun 2016   
Environmental and market determinants of economic orientation among rain forest communities: evidence from a large-scale survey in western Amazonia [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
National Institute for Environmental Studies   27 May 2016   
Environmental and economic determinants of rain forest livelihood choice: a community-level analysis from western Amazonia [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Economic Development Workshop/Seminar series in Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University   29 Jan 2016   
Environmental and economic determinants of rain forest livelihood choice: a community-level analysis from western Amazonia [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
KDME Workshop/RIEB Seminar, Kobe University   19 Dec 2015   
Environmental and economic determinants of rain forest livelihood choice: a community-level analysis from western Amazonia
Yoshito Takasaki
Ag Econ Open Seminar, University of Tokyo   3 Dec 2015   
Disability and poverty: evidence from landmine amputees in Cambodia
Yoshito Takasaki
Hayami Conference   Dec 2015   
Is antenatal care effective?: experimental evidence from rural Nigeria
Yoshito Takasaki
Hayami Conference   Jan 2015   
Economic and psychological impacts of vocational training among the poor with physical disabilities: experimental evidence from Cambodia [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Economic Development Workshop/Seminar series in Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University   Feb 2014   
Economic and psychological impacts of vocational training among the poor with physical disabilities: experimental evidence from Cambodia
Takasaki,Yoshito
Hayami Conference   Dec 2013   
Why don’t the poor receive antenatal care?: evidence from incentive and information experiments in rural Nigeria [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Empirical Micro Research Seminar, University of Tokyo   Jun 2013   
Cognition, learning, and perceptions about information and incentives: experimental evidence from antenatal care in Nigeria [Invited]
Takasaki,Yoshito
PRIMCED International Research Workshop   Mar 2013   
Information and incentives to promote antenatal care: evidence from a randomized experiment in northern Nigeria
Yoshito Takasaki
GRIPS/TWID Conference   Dec 2012   
Randomized experiments on maternal and infant health in rural Nigeria [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
PRIMCED Research Meeting   Jun 2012   
An efficient nonmarket institution under imperfect markets: labor sharing for tropical forest clearing [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Economic Development Workshop/Seminar series in Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University   Feb 2012   
Do natural disasters decrease the gender gap in schooling?
Yoshito Takasaki
GRIPS Hakone Conference   Dec 2011   
An efficient nonmarket institution under imperfect markets: labor sharing for tropical forest clearing
Yoshito Takasaki
Northeast Universities Development Conference   Nov 2011   
How is disaster aid allocated within poor villages? [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
JICA Research Institute Joint Workshop   Oct 2011   
How did Fijian chiefly institutions affect schooling and employment? [Invited]
Takasaki Yoshito
Economic Development Workshop/Seminar series in Center for Economic Institutions   Jan 2011   
Post-disaster informal risk sharing against illness [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
TCER Conference   Jan 2011   
Distributing disaster aid in the village: kinship, mutual help, and hierarchy [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
PRIMCED Research Meeting   Dec 2010   
Recruitment fraud: Ex ante victim data analysis [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Department of Economic Development and Policies, Kobe University   Oct 2009   
Recruitment fraud victimization: determinants, reasons, and impacts
Yoshito Takasaki
Far East and South Asia Meeting of the Econometric Society   Aug 2009   
Targeting of cyclone relief within the village: Kinship, sharing, and capture [Invited]
Yoshito,Takasaki
Theoretical Economics and Agriculture (TEA)   Mar 2009   
Kinship, ritual, and risk sharing in rural Fiji [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Department of Environmental Sciences, Beijing University   Dec 2006   
Risk sharing, public transfers, and gender: production of ritual handicraft gifts in Fiji
Yoshito Takasaki
FASID Hakone Conference   Dec 2006   
Cyclone relief and natural resource use as a safety net in Fiji
Yoshito Takasaki
The Third World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists   Jul 2006   
Kinship, ritual, and risk sharing in rural Fiji [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Department of Economic Development and Policies, Kobe University   18 Feb 2005   
Kinship, ritual, and risk sharing in rural Fiji
Yoshito Takasaki
Doctoral Program in International Political Economy, University of Tsukuba   15 Feb 2005   
Microeconometrics to examine the forest-poverty link [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
PEN Workshop, CIFOR   Sep 2004   
Microeconomics on forest and poverty [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
PEN Workshop, CIFOR   Sep 2004   
Tropical deforestation, savings, loans, and land market [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
FASID   May 2004   
Multiple coping strategy choice among tropical farmers: savings vs. resource extraction [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
FASID   Sep 2002   
Risk coping strategies in tropical forests: floods, asset inequality, and natural resource extraction
Yoshito Takasaki
The Second World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists   Jun 2002   
Targeting conservation-development initiatives in tropical forests: insights from analyses of rain forest use and economic reliance among Amazonian peasants
Yoshito Takasaki
FASID Hakone Conference   Dec 2001   
Risk coping strategies in tropical forests: floods, asset inequality, and natural resource extraction
Yoshito Takasaki
NEUDC   Sep 2001   
Environmental conservation and economic development in Amazonian tropical forests [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
FASID   Jun 2001   
Deforestation and land degradation
Yoshito Takasaki
NEUDC   Oct 2000   
Deforestation and asset accumulation [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University   Sep 2000   
Deforestation and asset accumulation among small-scale farmers
Yoshito Takasaki
American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting   Jul 2000   
Poverty, deforestation, and land degradation: sustainable development in tropical forests [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
College of International Studies, University of Tsukuba   Jun 2000   
The dynamics of deforestation and land degradation: unifying household models of forest clearing and fallowing
Yoshito Takasaki
Economic Development Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison   Mar 2000   
The dynamics of deforestation and land degradation: understanding swidden-fallow farmers' decisions for sound policy and research [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   Jan 2000   
The mechanics of swidden-fallow agriculture
Yoshito Takasaki
Agricultural and Applied Economics Department Seminar/Economic Development Workshop   Oct 1999   
Acumulación de activos y la elección de actividades económicas de los hogares en la Selva [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
SEPIA/UW-Madison Conference, La Economía Agraria Peruana en la Epoca Pos-Liberalización: Resultados de Eficiencia y Equidad en la Costa, la Sierra, y la Selva   Sep 1999   
Wealth accumulation, activity choice, and conservation among Amazonian peasant households [Invited]
Yoshito Takasaki
Department of Environmental Studies, University of California-Santa Cruz   Apr 1999   
Land access and accumulation in the Peruvian Amazon
Yoshito Takasaki
Economic Development Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison   Feb 1999   
Wealth, life history, and activity choice: natural resource use in the Peruvian Amazon
Yoshito Takasaki
Economic Development Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison   Dec 1998   
Rapid rural appraisal in tropical forests: econometric evaluation and practical implications
Yoshito Takasaki
Economic Development Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison   Nov 1998   
Household wealth holdings and patterns of forest resource use: evidence from ribereños in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
Yoshito Takasaki
Latin American Studies Association Meeting   Sep 1998   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Interdisciplinary collaborative research on rainforest conservation and development
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research, Fostering Joint International Research (B)
Project Year: Oct 2018 - Mar 2024    Investigator(s): Takasaki Yoshito
Integrating spatial data and development program evaluation
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Pioneering)
Project Year: Jun 2018 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): Takasaki Yoshito
Exploratory study on spatial data and program evaluation
University of Tokyo Graduate School of Economics: Graduate School of Economics Departmental Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Takasaki Yoshito
Innovations in conservation and development in Amazonian rainforest: endogenous community location and poverty traps
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Takasaki Yoshito
Field experiment to measure psychic costs of vaccination in rural Africa
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Takasaki Yoshito
Randomized and natural experiments on vulnerability and socio-political institutions among the poor
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Oct 2013 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Takasaki Yoshito
Micro spatial analysis and network analysis of Amazonian traditional agriculture
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Yoshito Takasaki
Antenatal care and health in rural Africa: randomized program evaluation
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Yoshito Takasaki
Poverty alleviation, institution, market, and policy in developing countries: comparative economic development approach
Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Takashi Kurosaki
Geographical poverty traps and community-based conservation and development in tropical forests: endogenizing the role of community location
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Yoshito Takasaki
Poverty and disability in a post-conflict country
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Yoshito Takasaki
Methodological innovations in livelihood studies in tropical forests
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan: Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): Yoshito Takasaki
Household and community surveys on sustainable development in traditional societies in the South Pacific
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2004 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): Yoshito Takasaki
Livelihood, community, and the environment in the Pacific islands
Sumitomo Foundation: Environmental Research Grant
Project Year: 2003 - 2005    Investigator(s): Yoshito Takasaki
Community and sustainable development in tropical forests in Southeast Asia
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Mar 2004    Investigator(s): Yoshito Takasaki
Micro study of sustainable development in the Amazonian rain forests: impacts of agricultural policies on deforestation and land degradation
The Matsushita International Foundation: Research Grant
Project Year: Jul 2001 - Nov 2002    Investigator(s): Yoshito Takasaki

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2015
Research Activity Honorarium, University of Tsukuba
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
Mar 2014
Research Activity Honorarium, University of Tsukuba
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
Mar 2013
Research Activity Honorarium, University of Tsukuba
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
2001
The Microdynamics of Conservation and Development in Tropical Forests, Outstanding Ph. D. Dissertation Honorable Mention, American Agricultural Economics Association
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
2001
The Microdynamics of Conservation and Development in Tropical Forests, Henry Taylor Doctoral Dissertation award, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
2000
Graduate Student Travel Grant, American Agricultural Economics Association
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
2000
Runner-up, The Award for Outstanding Research on Development, Global Development Network
Winner: Bradford L. Barham, Oliver T. Coomes, Yoshito Takasaki
 
1999
University Dissertator Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
1998
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, The Institute for the Study of World Politics
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
1997
David Granick Research Award in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
1997
Global Studies Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
1997
Foreign Travel Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 
1994
Scholarship Program, FASID
Winner: Yoshito Takasaki
 

Teaching Experience

 
 

Committee Memberships

 
Apr 2018
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Today
Tokyo Workshop on International and Development Economics  Organizer
 
Apr 2017
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Today
Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy  Faculty
 
2017
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Today
Sophia University  Private University Research Branding External Evaluation Member
 
2017
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Today
Center for Research and Education in Program Evaluation  Research Education Planning Committee
 
2015
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Today
Japanese Economic Review  Associate Editor
 
Oct 2012
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Today
Economies  Editorial Board
 
2004
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Today
South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics  Resource Person
 
Apr 2015
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Mar 2018
Tokyo Workshop on International Development  Organizer
 
Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
FASID  FASID Scholarship Program Selection Committee
 
2013
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2013
Japan Economic Association  Conference Program Committee
 
Apr 2001
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2011
FASID  FASID-GRIPS Development Strategy Research Program
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2007
Japan Center for International Finance (Ministry of Finance)  MDBs Workshop
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2006
International Political Economy  Editorial Board
 
2004
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2004
Center for International Forestry Research  Resource Person, Poverty Environment Network (PEN)