Faculty in 2018 | Shozo Kitta

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Name Shozo Kitta
Title Professor
Degree M.A. Economics, Waseda University (1973)
Academic Background B.A. Economics, Aoyama Gakuin University (1971)
M.A. Economics, Waseda University (1973)
Work Experience I. Japanese Government's Financial Institution for Official Development Assistance (1973-2005)
(1) The Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF) (1973-1999)
(2) The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) (1999-2005)
(Final Position : Executive Director, Head of Research Institute of Development Finance, JBIC (2003-2005))
II. Asian Development Bank (Manila 1984-1987); Project Specialist. Central Projects Services Office
III. Overseas Assignments
(1) Resident Staff, OECF Bangkok Office (1977-1979)
(2) Resident Chief, OECF New Deli Office (1992-1994)
(3) Resident Executive Director of JBIC for Africa (Paris 2002-2003)
IV. Other Work Experience (2005-Present)
(1) Executive Advisor to a Japanese Development Consultancy Firm (2005-2007)
(2) Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Yokohama National University (2005-2007)
(3) Professor-cum-Director, Dept. of Global Activities, University of Tsukuba (2008-2011)
(4) Visiting Lecturer, College of International Studies, University of Tsukuba (2011-2014)
(5) Special University Professor, Graduate School of Business, Aoyama Gakuin University (2011-2014)
(6) Professor, School of Global Studies and Collaboration, Aoyama Gakuin University (April 2015-Present)
Research Fields Comparative Study on Economic Development Strategies among Emerging Countries
Comparative Study on Competitiveness and Sustainability among Emerging Countries
Current Research Themes 1. Comparative study on development strategic policies for emerging countries in Asia and Africa
2. Comparative study on delay in reform of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in emerging countries in Asia.
Selected Publications Kitta, S. (2009) Co-authored, "The Poverty in Africa and Development Assistance" Chapter12 pp.220-240
Kitta, S. (2008) Co-authored, "White Paper by Civil Society on Development Policy for Africa 2007"
Kitta, S. (2007) Co-authored, "Policy Recommendations for Economic and Social Development of Egyptian Economy" JBIC Research Paper
Kitta, S. (2006) Co-authored, "White Paper by Civil Society on Development Policy for African 2005"
Kitta, S. (2006) Co-authored, Each "Country Profile for Poverty Reduction" on Tanzania, South Africa and India, respectively. JBIC Research Papers
Academic Association Japan Society for International Development

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