Policy Design and Implementation in Developing Countries
 Updated Jan. 28, 2020

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     grading     instruction for student presentation

Course completed for Spring 2019

  Date Topic By Download (subject to revision)
1 APR 03 Orientation and overview KO slides
2 APR 10 Leadership and political regime KO slides 
3 APR 17 Ownership, policy autonomy, donor management* IO slides 
4 APR 24 Development administration systems* MS slides 
5 MAY 01 Quality of industrial policy* KO slides 
6 MAY 08 Leadership: the case of the Philippines MS slides 
7 MAY 15 Economic technocrats in East Asia* IO slides 
8 MAY 22 Investment programming and aid* MS slides 
9 MAY 29 National kaizen movement IO slides  paper
10 JUN 05 Decentralization and development KO slides
11 JUN 12 Special lecture by guest speaker (TBA)
12 JUN 19 Large-scale infrastructure development* MS slides 
13 JUN 26 Politics of Japanese policy making over the years KO slides
14 JUL 03 Student presentation -  
15 JUL 10 Student presentation -  
16 JUL 17 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 17 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)
APR 24 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 01 Quality of industrial policy VDF, Industrial Policy Formulation in Thailand, Malaysia and Japan, 2006  Ch.1 (whole chapter)
MAY 15 Economic technocrats in East Asia GRIPS Dev. Forum, Managing the Development Process and Aid, 2007  Ch.1 (pp.1-23)
 Ch.2 (whole chapter)
 Ch.4 (whole chapter)
MAY 22 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)
JUN 19 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   2019