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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

不破 信彦 FUWA, Nobuhiko

教授 / Professor 不破 信彦FUWA, Nobuhiko


Courses in AY 2017

  • 5113075 Econometrics for Public Policy
  • 5113085 Practice Session for Econometrics for Public Policy
  • 5123325 Poverty, Inequality and Development
  • 5170002 Project Seminar
  • 5171002 国際金融・開発研究:経済学系(Poverty, Inequality and Development)




Short bio

Nobuhiko Fuwa is a professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), the University of Tokyo. His research interests are in the field of development economics (including poverty, agricultural and rural development, gender, inequality, field experiments, and impact evaluation of policy interventions). His research has been published in, among others, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, Journal of Policy Modeling, Philippine Studies, Review of Development Economics, and World Development. His past appointments include post-doctoral fellow at East-West Center (USA), economist at the World Bank (USA), international research fellow at the International Rice Research Institute (Philippines), Associate Professor of agricultural economics at Chiba University (Japan), and Professor at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies at Waseda University (Japan). He has also served as a consultant for Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the World Bank. He received B.A. (Political Science) from Waseda University, and M.S. and Ph.D. (Agricultural and Resource Economics) from the University of California, Berkeley.



“Do Natural Disasters Affect the Poor Disproportionately?: Price change and welfare impact in the aftermath of typhoon Milenyo in the rural Philippines” (with Y. Sakai, J. Estudillo, Y. Higuchi and Y. Sawada) World Development (forthcoming)

“In Search of a Pro-Poor Growth Strategy for the Philippines.” (with A. Balisacan and F. Bresciani) Asian Economic Papers, 14(1): 202- 226, 2015.

“The Impacts of a Community Forestry Program on Forest Conditions, Management Intensity and Revenue Generation in the Dang District of Nepal.” (with N.Poudel and K. Otsuka) Environment and Development Economics, 20: 259-281, 2014.

“Pro-Girl Bias in Intrahousehold Allocation in the Rural Philippines: Revisiting the ‘adult goods’ approach.” Review of Development Economics, 18 (4): 727-740, 2014.

“How Does Credit Access Affect Children’s Time Allocation?: Evidence from Rural India” (with S. Ito, K. Kubo, T. Kurosaki and Y. Sawada) Journal of Globalization and Development: Vol. 3: Iss. 1, Article 4. 2012

“Should We Track Migrant Households When Collecting Household Panel Data?: Household relocation, economic mobility and attrition biases in the rural Philippines.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 93(1):56-82 2011.

「実証開発経済学の分析手法の最近の動向について:計量経済分析における「内生性」問題を中心に」『農業経済研究』79巻4号 2008

“Are small-scale rice farmers in eastern India really inefficient?: Examining the effects of microtopography on technical efficiency estimates.” (with C. Edmonds and P. Banik) Agricultural Economics, 36: 237-248. 2007.

“Pathways Out of Rural Poverty: A case study in Socio-Economic Mobility in the Rural Philippines.” Cambridge Journal of Economics, 31: 123-144. 2007.

“Filipina Encounters with Japan: Stories beyond the Stereotype from a Pangasinan Barangay.” (with J. Anderson) Philippine Studies, 54(1): 111-141. 2006.

「インド農村部における児童労働・就学と家計内資源配分」(伊藤成朗、久保研介、黒崎卓、澤田康幸と共著)『経済研究』 Vol. 57, No. 4

“Going beyond Cross-country Averages: Growth, Inequality, and Poverty in the Philippines.” (with A. Balisacan) World Development. Vol. 32, No. 11. 2004 . pp. 1891-1907.

“Growth, Inequality and Politics Revisited: A Developing-Country Case.” (with A. Balisacan) Economics Letters, 79: 53-58. 2003.

“The Poverty and Heterogeneity among Female-Headed Households Revisited: The Case of Panama.” World Development , 28(8): 1515-1542. 2000.


Reasserting the Rural Development Agenda: Lessons learned and emerging Challenges. (co-edited with A. Balisacan) Singapore and Los Baños: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) and Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA). 2007


“Pathways out of Rural Poverty and the Role of Agriculture in Four Rice-ecosystems in the Rural Philippines.” (with E. Marciano) in A. Batabyal and P. Nijkamp (eds.). Regional Growth and Sustainable Development in Asia. Springer. 2016.

「発展途上国における農民の技術革新・技術選択:サーベイ」福井清一編著『新興アジアの貧困削減と制度:行動経済学的視点を据えて』勁草書房 2014

“From Deforestation to Reforestation: The Evolution of Community Forest Management in the Dang District of Nepal” (with N. Poudel and K. Otsuka) in S. Holden, K. Otsuka and K. Deininger (eds.) Land Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa: Assessing Impacts on Poverty and Natural Resource Management. Palgrave Macmillan. 2013.

“The Transformation of Hayami’s Village.” (with J. Estudillo, Y. Sawada, K. Kajisa and M. Kikuchi). In K. Otsuka and K. Kalirajan (eds.). Community, Market and State in Development: Festschrift in Honor of Professor Yujiro Hayami. Palgrave Macmillan. 2011.

“Exploring Environmental Services Incentive Policies for the Philippine Rice Sector: The Case of Intra-Species Agro Biodiversity Conservation” (with A. J. Sajise) in Payment for Environmental Services in Agricultural Landscapes: Economic Policies and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries. L. Lipper, T. Sakuyama, R. Stringer, and D. Zilberman (eds.). Springer Press. 2009.

“Changes in Spatial Income Inequality in the Philippines: An Exploratory Analysis” (with Arsenio Balisacan) in Spatial Disparities in Human Development: Perspectives from Asia. (eds.) R. Kanbur, T. Venables and G. Wan. United Nations University Press. 2006.

“Intrahousehold Analysis.” (with S. Khandker, A. Mason and T. Vishwanath). in Designing Household Survey Questionnaires for Developing Countries: Lessons from Ten Years of LSMS Experience. (eds.) Margaret Grosh and Paul Glewwe. New York: Oxford University Press. 2000.