Policy Design and Implementation in Developing Countries
 Updated May 24, 2019

Japan in the mid 19th century Vietnam in 1995 Taiwan in 2011 Djibouti in 2019

Spring 2019 - Friday 15:00-16:30 - Lecture Room I (eye)

Kenichi Ohno E410  email
Izumi Ohno (visiting professor) E411  email
There will be additional guest lecturers

 syllabus     pre-enrollment    grading    instruction for student presentation

Schedule 2019 (subject to change)

  Date Topic By Download (subject to revision)
1 APR 05 Orientation and overview KO slides
2 APR 12 Leadership and political regime KO slides 
3 APR 19 Development administration systems* MS slides 
4 MAY 10 Ownership, policy autonomy, donor management* IO slides 
5 MAY 17 Economic technocrats in East Asia* IO slides 
6 MAY 24 Leadership: the case of the Philippines MS slides 
7 MAY 31 Industrial transformation & quality of growth by guest speaker Dr. Akio Hosono AH Will be available in class
8 JUN 07 Quality of industrial policy* KO slides 
9 JUN 14 Decentralization and development KO slides
10 JUN 21 Investment programming and aid* MS slides 
11 JUN 28 National kaizen movement IO slides  paper
12 JUL 05 Large-scale infrastructure development* MS slides 
13 JUL 12 Politics of Japanese policy making over the years KO slides
14 JUL 19 Student presentation -  
15 JUL 26 Student presentation -  

                               Note: Class schedule is subject to change. Class order may be adjusted to accommodate instructors' research travel needs.

(*) For these lectures, also read relevant chapters of assigned book as below. Listed publications will be provided in class.

Date Topic Publication Corresponding pages and sections
APR 19 Development administration systems GRIPS Dev. Forum, Managing the Development Process and Aid, 2007 (PDF1.5MB)  Ch.1 (pp.13-16, 21-28)
 Ch.3 (pp.45-54, 58-64)
 Ch.7 (whole chapter)
MAY 10 Ownership, policy autonomy, donor management GRIPS Dev. Forum, Managing the Development Process and Aid, 2007  Ch.1 (pp.1-13, 27-28)
GRIPS Dev. Forum, True Ownership and Policy Autonomy, 2005 Intro & overview (whole chapter)
MAY 17 Building central economic agencies GRIPS Dev. Forum, Managing the Development Process and Aid, 2007  Ch.1 (pp.1-23)
 Ch.2 (whole chapter)
 Ch.4 (whole chapter)
JUN 07 Quality of industrial policy VDF, Industrial Policy Formulation in Thailand, Malaysia and Japan, 2006  Ch.1 (whole chapter)
JUN 21 Investment programming and aid GRIPS Dev. Forum, Managing the Development Process and Aid, 2007  Ch.1 (pp.17-20)
 Ch.3 (pp.41-45, 54-57, 64-68)
 Ch.5 (whole chapter)
JUL 05 Large-scale infrastructure development GRIPS Dev. Forum, Managing the Development Process and Aid, 2007  Ch.1 (p.23)
 Ch.6 (whole chapter)

Class photos and student presentations in   2015   2016   2017   2018