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Researchers

MORI Soya

MORI Soya
Senior Researcher, Development Studies Center


Research Field:
Development Economics (Industrial Organization, Industrial Policy)
Philippine Economy
Disability and Development

Education / Research Experience

Professional Career:
Researcher (Development Economist)for Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, April 1998-Present
Overseas Research Fellow at Department of Economics, University of Rochester, NY, US, July 1992-July 1994
Assistant Director, Poverty Alleviation and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-Disciplinary Studies Center, IDE-JETRO, April 2005-March 2011
Senior Research Fellow, April 2009
Deputy Director, Poverty Alleviation and Social Development Studies Group, Development Studies Center, IDE-JETRO, April 2011
Senior Researcher, Development Studies Center, IDE-JETRO, April 2013

Other Information:
Lecturer, Department of Economics, Yokohama National University ("Topics in Asia Economies"), April 1995-March 1997
Lecturer, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Yokohama City University ("Topics in Asian Economies" and "Development Economics"), April 1997-Present
Coordinator of Disability Studies Tokyo Workshop Group (in 2003, the group will become Japan Society of Disability Studies as a formal academic society), April 2000-Present
Lecturer, Setagaya Welfare Specialist College ("Advanced Sign Linguistics"), April 2000-March 2002
President, Japanese Association of Sign Linguistics, June 2002-2008
Board, Japan Society for Disability Studies, October 2003-2013
Visiting Research Fellow(Barrier-Free Research Project), Research Center of Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo, November 2003-March 2005
Lecturer, Nihon Fukushi University (Development, Regional Studies and Welfare III), 2008
Lecturer, Japan College of Social Work (Micoeconomics and Sign Linguistics)

Major Works

  • 2013, “Empirical Research of Disability and Development”, Keiso-Shobo publishers, (Japanese)
  • 2011, “People with Disabilities and Disability Policies in South Asian countries”, IDE (Japanese)
  • 2010, “Poverty Alleviation for People with Disabilities – How could they manage their livelihood?”, Iwanami-Shoten Publishers (Japanese)
  • 2008 "Disability and Development: Perspective on Social Model of Disability in the Developing Countries",IDE (Japanese)
  • 'Empowerment for Disabled People in Developing Countries', Tatsufumi Yamagata, ed. "Rethinking of PRSP - Potentialityof Livelihood Improvement", Iwanami-Shoten
  • 2004 'Trade and Investment Policy in Post-EDSA Period of the Philippines', Material Book of Political Economy and Society of the Philippines after 1987, Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese)
  • 2003 'Now, why is it this theme? Disability and Development', IDE World Trend Special Issue of 'Disability and Development' (Monthly Report of IDE), Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese, Coordinator of this special issue)
  • 2003 'The Next Decade for the peoples with disability in Asia-Pacific Region: Biwako Millennium Framework', IDE World Trend (Monthly Report of IDE), Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese)
  • 1999 'Economy of Scale and Spill-over Effect', IDE World Trend 51(Monthly Report of IDE), Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese)
  • 1999 'Another Language and Culture- Sign Language in Developing Countries', IDE World Trend 42(Monthly Report of IDE), Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese)
  • 1997 'Social Welfare in Developing Countries- Inclusive Development of Social Minorities' in A. Kuchiki, H. Nogami and T. Yamagata, eds. Development Economics, Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese)
  • 1997 'Manufacturing in Developing Countries- Which is important? Scale or Competition?' in Development Economics, Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese)
  • 1997 'Industry in Developing Countries', in A. Kuchiki, H. Nogami and T. Yamagata, eds. Introduction to Development Economics, Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese)
  • 1996 'Is "Disability" really included in developing countries?' IDE World Trend 24(Monthly Report of IDE), Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese)
  • 1995 'Industrial Organization in Development Economics', AJIA KEIZAI(Monthly Journal of IDE) 36-8, Institute of Developing Economies (Japanese)

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies
Japan Association for Asian Studies
European Society of Industrial Organization Research
President of Japanese Association of Sign Linguistics
Board member of Japan Society for Disability Studies
Japan Society for International Development
Japanese Economic Association
The Linguistic Society of Japan
Linguistic Society of America
Sign Language Linguistics Society
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