Yoko Niimi

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NameYoko Niimi
JobResearch Associate Professor
Degree D.Phil. in Economics(University of Sussex, UK)

Research Interests

  • Caregiving
  • Subjective well-being
  • Development Economics
  • Asian Economies
  • Poverty
  • Inequality
  • Migration
  • Remittances

Research Areas

  • Economics/Economic policy

Academic & Professional Experience

    10,2014 - Now
    Research Associate Professor, Asian Growth Research Institute
    03,2008 - 09,2014
    Economist, Asian Development Bank
    08,2005 - 02,2008
    Consultant, World Bank

Education

    2001 - 2007
    University of Sussex Department of Economics (DPhil in Economics)
    2000 - 2001
    University of Sussex Department of Economics (MA in Economics)
    1998 - 2000
    Kobe University Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (MA in Economics)
    1993 - 1997
    University of Ediburgh Department of Business Studies (Bcom in Business Studies)

Published Papers

Books etc

  • "Inclusive Growth and the Quality of Life" in ASEAN, PRC, and India: The Great Transformation" (Chapter 3) with Juzhong Zhuang and Jesus Felipe
    Asian Development Bank Institute 2014
  • "Critical Constraints to Reducing Poverty and Inequality" in Diagnosing the Indonesian Economy Toward Inclusive and Green Growth (Chapter 4) with Kazutoshi Chatani
    Anthem and Asian Development Bank 2012
  • "Poverty and Inequality in Nepal: An Empirical Analysis" in Poverty, Inequality, and Inclusive Growth in Asia: Measurement, Policy Issues, and Country Studies (Chapter 10)
    Anthem Press and Asian Development Bank 2010
  • "Gender Equality and Inclusive Growth in Asia" in Poverty, Inequality, and Inclusive Growth in Asia: Measurement, Policy Issues, and Country Studies (Chapter 4)
    Anthem Press and Asian Development Bank 2010
  • "Migration and Remittances in Latin America: Patterns and Determinants" in Remittances and Development: Lessons from Latin America (Chapter 3) with Caglar Ozden
    World Bank 2008
  • "Linking Trade Liberalisation and Poverty: An Illustration from Vietnam in the 1990s" in Globalisation and Poverty: Channels and Policy Responses (Chapter 2) with Puja Vasudeva-Dutta and L. Alan Winters
    Routledge 2006

Conference Activities & Talks

Association Memberships

  • Japanese Economic Association
  • East Asian Economic Association
  • American Economic Association

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