Policy Design and Implementation in Developing Countries
 Updated July 21, 2017

Japan in the mid 19th century Vietnam in 1995 Taiwan in 2011 Ethiopia in 2015

Spring 2017 - Friday 10:40-12:10 - Lecture Room C

Kenichi Ohno E410  email
Izumi Ohno E411  email
Masumi Shimamura Guest lecturer

 syllabus     pre-enrollment    grading    instruction for student presentation

All lectures for 2017 completed

Schedule 2017

@ Date Topic By Download (subject to revision)
1 APR 07 Orientation and overview KO slides  text  paper
2 APR 14 Leadership and political regime KO slides  text
3 APR 21 Development administration systems* MS slides  text
4 APR 28 Ownership, policy autonomy, donor management* IO slides  text
5 MAY 12 Economic technocrats in East Asia* IO slides  text
6 MAY 19 Leadership: the case of the Philippines MS slides  text
7 MAY 26 Quality of industrial policy* KO slides  text
8 JUN 02 Guest speaker Dr. Akio Hosono AH Will be available in class
9 JUN 09 Investment programming and aid* MS slides  text
10 JUN 16 National kaizen movement IO slides  paper
11 JUN 23 Large-scale infrastructure development* MS slides  text
12 JUN 30 Decentralization and development KO slides
13 JUL 07 Mariko (Work-style reform policy of Japan)
Sakib (Civil service recruitment system in Bangladesh)
10:40-12:10 (45min. each incl. 20-25min. presentation)
- slides
slides
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14 JUL 14 Puspita (Indonesia's decentralization)
Don (Conditional cash transfer system of the Philippines)
Talishi (Rural development policy of Namibia)
10:40-12:25 (35min. each incl.15-20min. presentation)
- slides
slides
slides
15 JUL 21 Natt (State-owned enterprise reform in Thailand)
Micheal (National health insurance system of Ghana)
Belay (Energy policy of Ethiopia)
10:40-12:25 (35min. each incl.15-20min. presentation)
- slides
slides
slides

                               Note: class order may be adjusted to accommodate instructors' research travel. Slides are up-to-date but session texts may be old versions.

(*) 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 21 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)
APR 28 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 12 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)
MAY 26 Quality of industrial policy VDF, Industrial Policy Formulation in Thailand, Malaysia and Japan, 2006  Ch.1 (whole chapter)
JUN 09 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 23 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

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