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Norio Usui

    Graduate School of International Relations Professor
Last Updated :2021/01/15

Researcher Information

Affiliation

    Graduate School of International Relations Professor

Degree

  • Ph D Agricultural Economics(1996 The University of Tokyo)

Research funding number

  • 50232830

J-Global ID

Profile

  • Norio Usui is a practitioner-track professor of Economic Development for International Development Program (IDP) and Japan-Global Development Program (JGDP) at International University of Japan (IUJ). He teaches graduate courses—Evolving development paradigms and changing operational strategies of development organizations; Japan's economic development and growing Asia (structural transformation and industrial policy); Agricultural development and resource revenue management; and Public finance. He worked for Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila, Philippines, for over 15 years (2000-2002 and 2005-2019): Pacific Department, Southeast Asia Department, Central and West Asia Department, and Economics and Research Department, where he managed economic monitoring and policy dialogues with over 15 developing countries in Asia and the Pacific. He was also posted as a professor of development economics at the University of Nagano (2018-2020), Kansai University (associate professor, 2002-2005), Chiba University (associate professor, 1993-2000), and University of Shizuoka (assistant professor, 1991-1993), in Japan. He filled the posts of a resident policy advisor for the Government of Indonesia during the Asian financial crisis (1998-2000), a team leader for JBIC’s study on Indonesia’s fiscal decentralization (2002-2003), and an advisor for the Japanese Government for the country operation strategy for Indonesia (2003-2004).

Research Interests

  • Development Economics   

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2020/04 - Today  International University of JapanGraduate School of International RelationsProfessor
  • 2018/09 - 2020/03  The University of NaganoGlobal Management StudiesProfessor
  • 2005/03 - 2018/08  Asian Development BankSenior Economist
  • 2002/04 - 2005/03  Kansai UniversityFaculty of EconomicsAssociate Professor
  • 2000/09 - 2002/03  Asian Development BankEconomist
  • 1993/10 - 2000/08  Chiba UniversityFaculty of HorticultureAssociate Professor
  • 1991/06 - 1993/09  University of ShizuokaFaculty of International RelationsAssistant Professor
  • 1990/04 - 1991/05  Daiwa Institute of ResearchEconomic Research DepartmentEconomist

Education

  • 1989/04 - 1990/03  The University of Tokyo  Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences  Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • 1987/04 - 1989/03  The University of Tokyo  Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences  Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • 1983/04 - 1987/03  The University of Tokyo  Department of Agriculture  School of Agricultural Economics

Association Memberships

  • American Economic Association   East Asian Economic Association   日本開発学会   日本国際経済学会   

Published Papers

  • Structural Transformation in the Kyrgyz Republic: Engineering Future Paths of Capability Accumulation
    Usui, N.; Abdon, A.
    International Center for Business Research 2 (3) 16 - 36 2014/03 [Refereed]
  • Felipe, J.; Kumar, U.; Usui, N.; Abdon, A.
    Cambridge Journal of Economics 37 (4) 791 - 818 2013/05 [Refereed]
  • Felipe, J.; Usui, N.; Abdon, A.
    Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy 2 (2) 251 - 276 2011/12 [Refereed]
  • Usui, N.
    ADB Economics Working Paper, Asian Development Bank 252 1 - 25 2011/03 [Refereed]
  • Resource Windfalls—Oil Revenue Management in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan
    Usui, N.
    Asian Development Outlook 2007 Update, Asian Development Bank 32 - 33 2007/10
  • Local Development Planning and Budgeting in Decentralized Indonesia
    Usui, N.; Armida Alisjabana
    Review of Economics (Kansai University) 7 71 - 97 2005/03
  • Usui, N.; Catur Sugiyarto; Awaluddin
    Journal of Indonesian Economy and Business 19 (4) 309 - 326 2004/03 [Refereed]
  • Indonesia's New Block Grant Transfer: Its Equalization Performance and Remaining Challenges
    Usui, N.
    Review of Economics (Kansai University) 6 1 - 25 2004/03
  • Lombok Tengah in Decentralization: Initial Experiences and Emerging Challenges
    Usui, N.; Catur Sugiyarto
    Indonesia’s Decentralization Policy: Problems and Policy Directions, Japan-Indonesia Joint Research Program 549 - 588 2003/09
  • Local Development Planning and Budgeting in Decentralized Indonesia: Update
    Usui, N.; Armida Alisjabana
    Indonesia’s Decentralization Policy: Problems and Policy Directions, Japan-Indonesia Joint Research Program 91 - 138 2003/09
  • Development Planning, Budgeting, and Service Deliveries: A Case of Lombok Tengah
    Usui, N; Catur Sugiyarto
    Indonesia’s Decentralization Policy: Problems and Policy Directions, Japan-Indonesia Joint Research Program 549 - 588 2003/01
  • Local Development Planning and Budgeting in Decentralized Indonesia: Key Issues
    Usui, N; Armida Alisjahbana
    Indonesia’s Decentralization Policy: Problems and Policy Directions, Japan-Indonesia Joint Research Program 127 - 160 2003/01
  • インドネシア銀行再建政策: 国債発行メカニズムと財政コスト
    臼井則生
    アジ研ワールドトレンド (アジア経済研究所) 55 30 - 33 2000/04
  • Usui, N.
    Resources Policy, 23 (4): 151-162. 23 (4) 1999/12 [Refereed]
  • Usui, N.
    Singapore Economic Review 41 (2) 53 - 66 1998/06 [Refereed]
  • Export Boom and Foreign Borrowing: Boom as a Collateral for Foreign Loans
    Usui, N.
    Technical Bulletin of Faculty of Horticulture (Chiba University) 52 165 - 175 1998/03
  • Industrial Policy in Postwar Japan and Its Implication for Developing Countries: A Case of the National Automobile Program in Indonesia
    Usui, N.
    NIPPON (Center for Japanese Studies, University of Indonesia) 2 (4) 5 - 18 1997/06
  • Productivity Impacts of Land Reform in Japan: Some Evidences from Yamagata Prefecture
    Ohkita, N; Usui, N; Kikuchi, M
    Technical Bulletin of Faculty of Horticulture (Chiba University) 51 207 - 213 1997/03
  • The Oil Syndrome and Economic Policy in Indonesia and Mexico
    Usui, N.
    Technical Bulletin of Faculty of Horticulture (Chiba University) 51 215 - 226 1997/03
  • Usui, N.
    The International Economy (Japan Society of International Economics) 47 (1) 23 - 49 1996/07 [Refereed]
  • 輸出ブームへのマクロ政策対応: インドネシアにおけるオランダ病
    臼井則生
    アジア経済 37 (4) 30 - 52 1996/04 [Refereed]
  • The Effectiveness of Foreign Aid: A Critical Reassessment of the Two-Gap Theory
    Usui, N.
    Technical Bulletin of Faculty of Horticulture (Chiba University) 50 231 - 222 1996/03
  • 発展途上国におけるオランダ病に対する政策対応: インドネシアにおける原油ブームの分析
    臼井則生
    博士論文 1996/03
  • Usui, N
    World Development Elsevier Ltd 24 (5) 887 - 900 0305-750X 1996 [Refereed]
  • Usui, N.
    Developing Economies 33 (3) 356 - 361 0012-1533 1995/09
  • Policy Adjustments in Indonesia during the Oil Export Boom: A Few Puzzles in Its Fiscal and Monetary Policies
    Usui, N.
    Technical Bulletin of Faculty of Horticulture (Chiba University) 49 223 - 231 1995/03

Books etc

Committee Membership

  • 2003/08 -2004/03   Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia, Operational Strategy   Advisor
  • 2002/03 -2004/03   Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Research Grant, Japan - Indonesia Joint Research Project on Indonesia's decentralization   Team Member
  • 2002/07 -2003/03   Japan Bank for International Cooperation   Study on Indonesia's Decentralization Team Leader
  • 1998/08 -2000/07   Government of Indonesia, BAPPENAS, Department of Finance   Policy Advisor


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