TOYODA Toshihisa

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TOYODA Toshihisa
Kobe University
Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation
Job title
Project Professor
Doctor of Philosophy in Economics(Carnegie-Mellon University), Master of Economics(Kobe University)
Other affiliation
Hiroshima Shudo UniversityKobe University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Project Professor, Center for Social Systems Innovation, Kobe University
Apr 2012
Professor Emeritus, Hiroshima Shudo University
Apr 2004
Professor Emenitus, Kobe University
Apr 2010
Mar 2013
Special Visiting Professor, Global Innovation Research Center, Ritsumeikan University
Sep 2012
Nov 2012
Visiting Professor, Institute of National Accnounts, Beijing Normal University
Apr 2006
Mar 2012
Dean, Graduate School of Economic Sciences, Hiroshima Shudo University
Apr 2004
Mar 2012
Professor, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Hiroshima Shudo University
Nov 2005
Nov 2008
President, Japan Society for International Development
Apr 1993
Mar 2004
Professor, Graduate School of International Coopearation Studies, Kobe University
Oct 1996
Sep 1998
Dean, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies
Apr 1979
Mar 1993
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kobe University
Jan 1985
Sep 1985
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Essex
May 1978
Mar 1984
Visiting Senior Research Officer, Economic Research Institute, Economic Planning Agency
Apr 1972
Mar 1979
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kobe University
Apr 1969
Mar 1972
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kobe University


Oct 1967
May 1971
Ph. D. (Economics), Graduate School of Industrial Aministration, Carnegie Mellon University
Apr 1963
Mar 1965
Economics/Economoc Policy M. of Economics, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University
Apr 1959
Mar 1963
B. Economics, Faculty of Economics, Kobe University
Ecoomics and Economic Polocy, Graduate School of Ecoomics, Kobe University
Economics, Graduate school of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University

Committee Memberships

Japan Sociey for Disaster Recovery and Reviltalization  Director
Japan Society for International Development  President
Japanese Economic Association  Director, Executive Director
Japanese Society for International Development  Director, Executive Director
Japan Statistical Society  Director

Published Papers

Assessing the Fiscal Impact of Trade Liberalization in Laos: A General Equilibrium Approach
Advanced Studies in Economic Sciences, ed. by K. Morioka and A. Kadoya, Kyushu University Press   33-52   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Disaster Recovry Management System in New Zealand: Views based on the field survey
T. Toyoda, Y. Kaneko, Y. Honjo and E. Yamasaki
Studies in Disaster Recovery and Revitalization   (第10号) 63-80   Dec 2018   [Invited]
Toward Long-term Recovery from an Urban Disaster: Lessons from the 1995 Kobe Earthquake
TOYODA Toshihisa
GSICS WP32, Kobe University   (32)    Dec 2017
Q. Cui, M. Cui, T. Toyoda and H. Taniguchi
Journal of Disaster Research   12(special) 656-668   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
I. Xaiyavong and T. Toyoda
Asian Economic Journal   30(1) 67-89   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Export Supply of Electricity from Laos to Thailand
International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy   5(2) 450-460   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Truth of Economic Recovery from 1995 Kobe Earthquake
TOYODA Toshihisa
Recovery from Earthquakes in Japan   60-73   2015
Impact of Regional Trade Agreement in East Asia on Members' Trade Flows
Sithanonxay S. and Toyoda, T.
Journal of Southeast Asian Economies   31(3) 361-378   2014   [Refereed]
Recovery Fund for 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
TOYODA Toshihisa
Quartely Journal of Uraban Policy   (156) 53-63   2014
International Cooperation for Disaster Management: Have Japan's Expeiences been Incorporated ?
TOYODA Toshihisa
(8)    Dec 2013   [Refereed][Invited]
Potential Impacts of Regional Trade Enlargement in East Asia on Laos' Trade
Sithanonxay, S. , C. Czerkawski and TOYODA Toshihisa
Journal of Economic Development   38(3)    Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Disaster Management and Policy
TOYODA Toshihisa
Toyoda, T., J. Nishikawa and H. Sato (eds.), Economic and Policy Lessons from Japan to Developing Countries, Palgrave Macmillan   236-253   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Enhancing Trade Flows in ASEAN Plus Six
Sithanonxay, S., Toyoda, T. and C. Czerkawski
Applied Econometrics and International Development   11(2) 207-224   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Japan's Disaster Management: Characteristics, Lessons and Challenges
TOYODA Toshihisa
Jouranl of Economic Sciences   15(1) 35-48   Sep 2011
Economic Evaluation of Recovery Process from a Great Disaster in Japan: The Case of the Hanshin Awaji Earthquake
TOYODA Toshihisa
Hiraki and Zhang, (eds.), The New Viewpoints and Solutions of Economic Sciences in the Information Society, Kyushu University Press   1-11   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Impacts of Foreign Capital Inflows on the Lao Economy
Econometric Studies on Trade and Finance in East Asia   157-176   Aug 2009   [Refereed]
Exchange Rate, Trade and Currency Integration in a Developing Country : The Case of Laos
TOYODA Toshihisa and PHOUPHET, K.
Econometric Studies on Trade and Finance in East Asia   137-155   Aug 2009
Does Money Affect on Real GDP in the Long-run?: An Econometric Test for Japanese Economy
M. J. Rahman and TOYODA Toshihisa
177-189   Aug 2009
Recovery Assessment from the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake from an Economic Perspective
TOYODA Toshihisa
Joint Research on the Assessment Methodology for Recovery and Community Development, UNCRD   45-53   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
Economic Impacts of Kobe Earthquake: A Quantitatvive Evaluation after 13 Years
TOYODA Toshihisa
Proceedings of the 5th International ISCRAM Conference, F. Fiedrich and B. Van de Walle, eds.   606-617   Dec 2008   [Refereed]


Report on Formation of Humanitarian Innovation Forum Japan
TOYODA Toshihisa
IV-JAPAN NEWS   No.26 3-3   Mar 2016   [Invited]
CUI Mingji, KANEDA Toshiyuki, TANIGUTHI Hitoshi, TOYOTA Toshihisa
Journal of social safety science   (13) 141-147   Nov 2010
The Wenchuan earthquake with M8.0 had occurred in the north-western part of Sichuan Province on May 12, 2008, so Sichuan Province had suffered physical and economic damage seriously. In this study we focus on Dujiangyan City, where a few of World ...
Toyoda Toshihisa
Journal of international cooperation studies   7(2) 19-32   Dec 1999
Toyoda Toshihisa
Journal of international cooperation studies   5(3)    Jan 1998
Economic Impacts and recovery Process in the Case of the Great Hanshin Earthquake
TOYODA Toshihisa
   Jan 1997
Shifting Patterns of Elasticities of Substitution of Imports: Specification and Estimation of a Bilateral Trade Linkage Model 'jointly worked'
Kobe University Economic Review   Vol. 43 (p1-p21)    1997
Toyoda Toshihisa
Journal of economics and business administration   165(1) 115-120   Jan 1992
Testing Equality Between Sets of Coefficients in Two Linear Regressions when Error Terms are Autocorrelated 'jointly worked'
Economic Studies Quarterly   Vol. 40. No. 1 (p35-p47)    1989
TOYODA Toshihisa
   1988   [Invited]
Structural Change in Oil Consumption in Japan: An Econnometric Ananysis of the Effects of the Two Oil Crises 'jointly worked'
Kobe University Economic Review   Vol. 33 (p33-p47)    1988

Books etc

Advanced Studies in Economic Sciences (ed. by T. Kadoya)
Sithanonxay, S. and Toyoda, T. (Part:Joint Work, Assessing the Fiscal Impact of Trade Liberalization in Laos)
Kyushu University Press   Mar 2019   
Readings in Disaster Management
H. Nakai et al. (Part:Contributor, Chapter 7 Disasters and Economics)
Kyoto University Academic Press   Jun 2018   
Asian Law in Disasters: Toward a Human-centered Recovery
Y. Kaneko, K. Matsuoka and T. Toyoda (Eds.) (Part:Joint Editor, Chapter 13, pp.315-328)
Routledge   2016   
Economic and Policy Lessons from Japan to Developing Countries
TOYODA Toshihisa (Part:Joint Editor, Chapter 10, Disaster Management and Policy, pp.236-253)
Palgrave Macmillan   2012   
Basic Statistics, 3rd ed.
TOYODA, T. et al. (Part:Joint Editor, Introduction and Chapter 8)
Toyokeizai   Oct 2010   
Quantitative Analysis on Contemporary Economic Issues
TOYODA, T. et al. (Part:Joint Editor, Quantitative Analysis on Contemporary Economic Issues, 161-177)
Kyushu University Press   Mar 2008   
Quantitatve Analysis of Modern Economy
TOYODA Toshihisa (Part:Contributor)
Kyushu University Press   2006   
Quatitative Analysis of Economies
Toshihisa TOYODA
Rokko Publishers Co.   2004   
Toward Recovery of Kobe
May 1997   
Econometrics of Structural Change
T. Toyoda and K. Ohtani (Part:Contributor, Chapter 2, 29-39)
Physica-Verlag   1989   

Conference Activities & Talks

International Framework of Disaster Risk Management - With Special Reference to Build-Back-Better -
TOYODA Toshihisa
20th Spring Conference of the Japan Society for International Development   15 Jun 2019   
Real-time Estimation of Direct Economic Losses Caused by Major Earthquakes - A New Model and Its Application -
TOYODA Toshihisa
2019 Spring Meeting of the Institute of Social Safety Science   24 May 2019   
Short-term and Long-term Recovery from a Major Earthquake
TOYODA Toshihisa
Kobe University International Conference on Economics of disasters (Kobe University)   15 Mar 2019   
Earthquake Insurance as a Measure of Victims' Livelihood Recovery: Comparison between Japan and New Zealand
TOYODA Toshihisa
2018 Conference of Aisian Law and Scoeity Association   1 Dec 2018   
Prepareness for Disasters under Structural Change - From an Economics Point of View -
TOYODA Toshihisa
1 Dec 2017   
Economic Impact of the Recovery [Invited]
TOYODA Toshihisa
United Nations IRP's International Recovery Forum 2015   16 Jan 2015   
Japan's Disaster Management : Characteristics,Lessons and Chanllenges
TOYODA Toshihisa
The Pacific Regional Science Conference Organisation (PRESCO2011)   4 Jul 2011   PRSCO
On Long-run Neutrality of Money in Japanese Economy
Md. J. Rahman and T. Toyoda
Nov 2008   
TANAKA Yasuo, TANIGUCHI Hitoshi, TOYODA Toshihisa, BENIYA Shohei, SAI Seirin, KOUMOTO Hidetaka
Proceedings of the annual conference of the Institute of Social Safety Science   Nov 2008   
This paper describes the business damages of Chinese and Japanese companies in Sichuan due to the Sichuan Earthquake of 2008.5.12. We have visited Chengdu, Sichuan in June mainly to conduct interviews with Japanese companies there about the busine...
Economic Impacts of Kobe Earthquake: A Quantitatvive Evaluation after 13 Years
TOYODA Toshihisa
5th Conference of the International Association for Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), George Washington University, Washington DC   7 May 2008   

Teaching Experience



The Lao Economy in Transition
2003 - 2005
Economic Analysis and Evaluation of APEC
1993 - 2000
Special Research Project in Energy
1980 - 1986

Research Grants & Projects

Economic Development of Laos
Contract Research
Project Year: 2003 - 2006
Earthquakes and Economics
0093 (Japanese Only)
Project Year: 2003 - 2005
Role Expectations in Economics
Project Year: 2000 - 2007
Economic Analysis of Earthquake Damage