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Researchers

YAMADA Miwa

YAMADA Miwa
Director, Law and Institution Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center


Research Field:
Asian Law, Law and Development, Dispute Resolution Systems

Education / Research Experience

Education:
KING'S COLLAGE, UNIVERITY OF LONDON, London.
Master of Laws degree in Law and Development in November 1998
GEORGETWON UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER, Washington DC.
Master of Laws degree in Common Law Studies in May 1992.
SOPHIA UNIVERSITY, Tokyo
Bachelor of Laws degree in March 1990.

Professional Career:
INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPING ECONOMIES, Researcher, November 1997 - present
  • Research legal issues in Asian developing countries with comparative approach, especially in the areas of dispute resolution systems and law and development.
  • Plan and implement projects for academic exchange with foreign research institutions, including international seminars, international workshops and exchange of researchers. The recent biggest one was a three- year joint project in 2001-2003 titled 'Law, Development and Socio-Economic Changes in Asia' with legal institutions in China, Vietnam, India, the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia.

Major Works

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies
Japan's Asian Law Society, Japanese Association of Sociology of Law
Other information
  • Passed the Bar Examination in New York State, USA, in 1993.
  • Lecturer in the Legal Technical Assistance Training Course at JICA in 2002.