MDRC

Board Member: T.Shirasu

NAME: Takashi Shirasu
DATE OF BIRTH: February 14, 1948
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OFFICE TITLE: Professor of Economics
INSTITUTE: Graduate School of Economics, Tokyo International University
OFFICE ADDRESS: Kawagoe-shi, Matobakita, Japan 350-1197
OFFICE PHONE: (81) 0492-32-1111

EDUCATION

1976-79 Cornell University (Ph. D. of Economics)
1967-73 Tohoku University (BA of Civil Engineering)

MAJOR ACADEMIC CAREER:

1989- Present Professor (Graduate School of Economics, Tokyo International University)
2004-2008 Dean, Graduate School of Economics, Tokyo International University
MAJOR ACTIVITIES:
2000-Present Member of the Board, Mongolian Development and Research Center
2010-Present Evaluation Member, Japan University Accreditation Association
2011-2013 Evaluation Member, Japan Student Services Organization
2006-2010 Evaluation Member, Japan University Accreditation Association
2006-2008 Auditor, The Japan Evaluation Society
2003-2004 Member of the Committee, Japanese ODA to Mongolia, Ministry of Foreign
Affairs
2000-2004 Member of the Board, The Japan Evaluation Society
1999-2004 Standing Member, Sasakawa South-east Asia Cooperation Fund
1997-2005 Member of the Program Selection Committee, Asia Research Fund
1997-2003 Member of the Board, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
1996-1999 Member of the Board, Slovakian Economic Development Center
1989-2004 Program Director, Sasakawa Peace Foundation
1989-2001 Research Adviser, International Development Center of Japan
1979-1989 Chief Program Officer, International Development Center of Japan

MAJOR PUBLICATION (most recent ones)

Sumio Kuribayashi, Takashi Shirasu and Takayuki Hirai, “Estimating Effects of Herder, Price and
Climate on the Number of Livestock Animals in Mongolia,” Journal of International Development,
Vol.12 No.2, Keiso Shobou, 2013, pp137-150
Takashi Shirasu, “International Trade and Mongolian Economic Development (in Japanese),”
Japan and Mongol, Vol. 46 No. 2, Japan and Mongol Association, 2012, pp39-62
Takashi Shirasu, “The Role of ODA during the Transition Process of Mongolia (in Japanese),”
Japan and Mongol, Vol. 45 No. 2, Japan and Mongol Association, 2011, pp34-48
Takashi Shirasu, “Foreign Direct Investment and Export of Mongolia in Recent Years: Mongolian
Economy Tends to be Integrated to China,” Proceedings, ULAANBAATAR FORUM FOR EAST
ASIA; INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, FINANCE AND TOURISM, 11-12 August, 2009,
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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