HORIE, Masahiro

Position Adjunct Professor; Professor Emeritus
Degree MPA (Syracuse University)
Specialty Public Administration
Current Research Interests Administrative Management, Administration Reform, Policy Evaluation, Comparative Public Administration
  • education and career

B.A., University of Tokyo, 1970
Joined Administrative Management Agency of Prime Minister’s Office (Currently Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications), 1971
MPA, Maxwell School of Syracuse University, 1972-1973
Department of Administrative Science of Yale University, 1973-1974
Director, Planning and Coordination Division of Administrative Management Bureau, Management and Coordination Agency (MCA) (Currently Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications), 1995
Director, General Affairs Division of Director-General's Secretariat, MCA, 1998
Director-General, Statistical Standards Department, MCA, Member of the UN Statistical Committee and Representative of Japanese Government, 1998
Councilor, Director-General's Secretariat, MCA, 2000
Minister’s councilor, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), 2001
Deputy Director General, Postal Service Agency, MIC, 2002
Cabinet Councilor and Director General of the Cabinet Secretariat Office for Administrative Reform, Cabinet Secretariat, 2002
Director-General of the Information and Telecommunications Policy Bureau, MIC, 2004
Vice Minister for Policy Coordination, MIC, 2005
Visiting Professor, GRIPS, 2000-2006
Professor, GRIPS, 2006-present
Executive Advisor to the President, GRIPS, 2009-2011
Vice President, GRIPS, 2011-present


Guest Professor, Peking University; Advisory Professor, Japan Research Center, Fudan University; Guest Professor, Beijing Foreign Studies University; Member of Board of Directors, The Japanese Society for Public Administration; Chairperson of Programme and Research Advisory Committee, International Institute of Administrative Sciences


Awarded “2001 Stars of Asia Award” from the “Business Week” (American Journal) for distinguished reform leaders and innovators (as the first professional Japanese government official in the field of politics and public administration)

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