Yamamoto Yumiko

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Yamamoto Yumiko
Okayama University
Center for Global Partnerships and Education
Job title
Associate Professor
PhD(Economics)(University of Utah)


I joined the Okayama University in 2018. Before that, as a staff of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Asia-Pacific Regional Centre, I conducted research studies and policy advisory services in the fields of international development with special focuses on gender and trade, unpaid and paid work, economic policies and Sustainable Development.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2019
Associate Professor, Discovery Program for Global Learners, Okayama University
May 2018
Aug 2019
Lecturer, Center for Global Partnerships and Education, Okayama University
Jul 2016
Apr 2018
International Development Consultant
Jun 2005
Jun 2016
Gender and Trade Programme Advisor (2005-2009), Policy Specialist (2010-2016), United Nations Development Programme Asia-Pacific Regional Centre
Aug 2004
Jun 2005
Instructor, Summer Intensive Program Assistant Director, Economics Department, College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah

Books etc

Gender Equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific
Yamamoto Yumiko (Part:Joint Work, Ch4. Recognizing, reducing and redistributing unpaid care and domestic work for inclusive growth and sustainable development)
Asian Development Bank and UN Women   Oct 2018   
Now is the Time! Reduce and redistribute the unpaid domestic and care work burden of women for sustainable development
Yamamoto Yumiko
United Nations Development Programme   Apr 2018   
Key Results of the Regional Consultation on the SDG Baseline Publication: Evidence-based Policy Advocacy for Gender Equality and Localisation of the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific
Dec 2016   
Trade Winds of Change: Women Entrepreneurs on the Rise in South Asia
United Nations Development Programme   Dec 2016   
Gender Equality and Women’s Rights in Myanmar: A Situation Analysis
Yamamoto Yumiko (Part:Joint Work, Ch.2 Gender Equality and Women’s Rights to Poverty Reduction, a Livelihood, and Full and Equal Participation in the Economy)
Asian Development Bank and United Nations   Oct 2016