[Belonging・Position] Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Deputy Director
[Research Field] Environmental problems in developing countries, Trade and the environment, Standards and trade, Product-related environmental regulations, Globalization and developing countries, Supply chains
[email] Etsuyo_Michida@ide.go.jp

Education / Research Experience

M.A. in Economics (the University of Western Ontario, Canada), 1997
Ph.D. in Economics (Kobe University, JAPAN), 2006

Professional Career:
Joined the IDE, 2001
Other Information:
Consultant in the United Nations Industrial Development Organization(UNIDO), Vienna, Austria and Jakarta, Indonesia, 2004-2006
Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, California, U.S.A. 2015-2017

Major Works

Publications (please see Japanese page for my publications in Japanese.)
  • "A Snapshot of the Effects of Product-Related Environmental Regulations on Firms in Vietnam, Malaysia, and Japan." in Etsuyo Michida, John Humphrey, and Kaoru Nabeshima eds. Regulations and International Trade: New Sustainability Challenges for East Asia, Palgrave macmillan. (co-authored with Yasushi Ueki and Kaoru Nabeshima) 2017.
  • "The Policy Impact of Product-Related Environmental Regulations in Asia," in Fumikazu Yoshida and Akihisa Mori eds. Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia, Routledge, 2015.
  • International Trade in Recyclable and Hazardous Waste in Asia , (co-edited with Michikazu Kojima), Edward Elgar 2013.
  • Meeting Standards, Winning Markets: Regional Trade Standards Compliance Report East Asia 2013 , (contributed as a member of the IDE research team), IDE-JETRO and UNIDO.
  • "Trade and Environment," (with Michikazu Kojima) in M. Fujita, I. Kuroiwa, and S. Kumagai (ed.) The Economics of East Asian Integration: A Comprehensive Introduction to Regional Issues , Edward Elgar, 2011
  • "North-South Trade and Industry-Specific Pollutants," (with Koji Nishikimi), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management , Vol 54, 2 pp 229-243, 2007.
Recent discussion papers
Policy brief
Recent presentations
  • "Policy Diffusion in the Environment and Food Policy and Challenges for Trade in Asia," (co-organized with UNCTAD) in WTO Public Forum 2017.
  • "Plugging into the Global Agricultural Value Chain: A Perspective from Developing Countries in Asia," WTO Public Forum 2015.
  • "Compliance through Supply Chains: Comparing Food and Manufacturing Sectors" in Bali Trade and Development Symposium (Side Event of WTO the 9th Ministerial Conference), Bali, Indonesia、2013.
  • "The Impact of Product-Related Environmental Regulations on Asian Policies", seminar in Environment Directorate, Agriculture and Trade Directorate, OECD, Paris, 2013.
  • "Impacts of Product-Related Chemical Regulations on Firms through Supply Chains", The 17th Meeting of AMEICC (AEM-METI ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION COMMITTEE) Working Group on Chemical Industry (WG-CI), 2012.
  • "Are there win-win opportunities in developing countries?", Environmental and Resource Economists, 3rd World Congress in Kyoto, Japan,2006.
  • "Management for a variety of pollution and North-South Trade", European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 14th Annual Conference in Bremen, Germany, 2005.
Other experiences
  • Consultant in the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna and Indonesia from 2004-2006
  • Lecturer in Institute of Developing Economies Advanced School (2009-present)