Yoko Kijima

Position: Associate Professor, GRIPS, 2016- present                

 

Education:

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics and Economics (Dual degree), Michigan State University, 2003

M.A. in Economics, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1998

B.A. in Economics, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1996

 

Position Held:

Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Systems & Information Engineering (Tsukuba, Japan), 2007-2016

Research Fellow, Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (Tokyo, Japan), 2004-2007

February 1, 2001 – July 31, 2004: Consultant, World Bank (Washington, D.C., USA), 2001-2004

 

Publication in English:

Journal Articles

 

Kijima, Y., Sakurai, T. and Otsuka, K., 2000, “Iriaichi: Collective vs. Individualized Management of Community Forests in Post-War Japan”,  Economic Development and Cultural Change, 48(4), 867-886

http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/452481

 

Kijima, Y. and Lanjouw P., 2005, “Economic Diversification and Poverty in Rural India”, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 48(2), 349-374

http://www.isleijle.org/ijle/IssuePdf/c4076d9d-d324-4bd4-8f21-fe87210cb84a.pdf

 

Kijima, Y., Sserunkuuma, D. and Otsuka, K., 2006, “How Revolutionary is the “NERICA Revolution”? Evidence from Uganda”, Developing Economies, 44(2), 232-251

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1746-1049.2006.00016.x/epdf

 

Kijima, Y., 2006, “Caste and Tribe Inequality: Evidence from India 1983-99”, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 54(2), 369-404

http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/497008

 

Kijima, Y., 2006, “Why Did Wage Inequality Increase?: Evidence from Urban India 1983-99”, Journal of Development Economics, 81(1), 97-117

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304387805001380

 

Kijima, Y., Matsumoto, T. and Yamano, T., 2006, “Nonfarm employment, agricultural shocks, and poverty dynamics: evidence from rural Uganda”, Agricultural Economics, 35, 459-467

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1574-0862.2006.00191.x/epdf

 

Matsumoto, T., Kijima, Y. and Yamano, T., 2006, “The role of local nonfarm activities and migration in reducing poverty: evidence from Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda”, Agricultural Economics, 35, 449-458

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1574-0862.2006.00190.x/epdf

 

Kijima, Y., Otsuka, K. and Sserunkuuma, D., 2008, “Assessing the Impact of NERICA on Income and Poverty Reduction in Central and Western Uganda”, Agricultural Economics, 32, 327-337

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1574-0862.2008.00303.x/epdf

 

Kijima, Y., Yamano, T. and Baltenweck, I., 2010, “Emerging Markets after Liberalization: Evidence from the Raw Milk Market in Rural Kenya”, Journal of African Economies, 19(1), 88-110

http://jae.oxfordjournals.org/content/19/1/88.full

 

Yamano, T. and Kijima, Y., 2010, “The Associations of Soil Fertility and Market Access with Household Income: Evidence from Rural Uganda”, Food Policy, 35(1), 51-59

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306919209001122?np=y

 

Otsuka, K. and Kijima, Y., 2010, “Technology Policies for a Green Revolution and Agricultural Transformation in Africa”, Journal of African Economies, 19(s2), ii60-76

http://jae.oxfordjournals.org/content/19/suppl_2/ii60.short

 

Kijima, Y., Otsuka, K. and Sserunkuuma, D., 2011, “An Inquiry into Constraints on a Green Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of NERICA Rice in Uganda”, World Development, 39(1), 77-86

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X10001142

 

Kijima, Y. and Gonzalez-Ramirez, H., 2012, “Has the Program 3×1 for Migrants Contributed to Community Development in Mexico? Evidence from Panel Data of 2000 and 2005”, Review of Development Economics, 16(2), 291-304

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9361.2012.00662.x/epdf

 

Kijima, Y., Ito, Y. and Otsuka, K., 2012, “Assessing the Impact of Training on Lowland Rice Productivity in an African Setting: Evidence from Uganda”, World Development, 40(8), 1610-1618

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X12000691

 

Kijima, Y. and Sserunkuuma, D., 2013, “The Adoption of NERICA Rice Varieties at the Initial Stage of the Diffusion Process in Uganda”, African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 8(1), 45-56

http://www.afjare.org/resources/issues/vol_8_no1/4.%20Kijima%2C%20Sserunkuuma%20NERICA%20adoption.pdf

 

Kijima, Y. and Gonzalez, H., 2013, “Does Observance of Religious Holidays Affect Agricultural Productivity and Household Welfare? Evidence from Rural Ethiopia”, Journal of Development Studies, 49(9), 1188-1201

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00220388.2013.766720

 

Kijima, Y., Otsuka, K. and Futakuchi, K., 2013, “The Development of Agricultural Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Rice in Uganda”, African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 8(4), 253-264

http://www.afjare.org/resources/issues/vol_8_no4/4.%20Kijima%20et%20al%20Rice%20millers%20(edited).pdf

Kikuchi, M., Kijima, Y., Haneishi, Y. and Tsuboi, T., 2014, “A Brief Appraisal of Rice Production Statistics in Uganda”, Tropical Agriculture and Development, 58(2), 78-84

https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jsta/58/2/58_78/_pdf

 

Book Chapters

Sakurai, T., Kijima, Y., Pokharel, R., Rayamajhi, S. and Otsuka, K., 2001, “Timber Forest Management in Nepal and Japan”, Land Tenure and Natural Resource Management: Forest, Agrofoerst, and Cropland Management in Asia and Africa, edited by Otsuka K.,  and Place F., eds., 315-355

 

Matsumoto T., Kijima Y. and Yamano T., 2009, “Role of nonfarm income and education in reducing poverty: evidence from Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda (Otsuka, K., Estudillo, J. and Sawada, Y. (eds.))”, Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Asia and Africa, 145-173

 

Yamano, T., Kijima, Y., Matsumoto, T. and Muto, M., 2011, “Recent Developments of Agricultural Markets in East Africa (Otsuka, K., and Kalirajan, K. (eds.))”, Community, Market and State in Development, 245-261

http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9780230274587

 

Kijima, Y., Otsuka, K. and Sserunkuuma, D., 2011, “Technology, Soil Fertility, and Poverty: The Case of NERICA Rice in Uganda (Yamano, T., and Otsuka, K. and Place, F. (eds.))”, Emerging Development of Agriculture in East Africa: Markets, Soil, and Innovations, 153-167

http://www.springer.com/us/book/9789400712003

 

Yamano, T. and Kijima, Y., 2011, “Market Access, Soil Fertility, and Income in East Africa (Yamano, T., Otsuka, K., and Place, F. (eds.))”, Emerging Development of Agriculture in East Africa: Markets, Soil, and Innovations, 187-202

http://www.springer.com/us/book/9789400712003

 

Kijima, Y. and Otsuka, K., 2013, “Causes and Consequences of NERICA Adoption in Uganda (Otsuka, K., and Larson, D. (eds.))”, A Green Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Finding Ways to Boost Productivity on Small Farms, 123-143

http://www.springer.com/us/book/9789400757592

 

Kijima, Y., 2015, “On the Possibility of Rice Green Revolution in Rainfed Areas in Uganda: Impact Evaluation of a Management Training Program and Guidebook Distribution (Otsuka, K., and Larson, D. (eds.))”, Pursuit of an African Green Revolution: Views from Rice and Maize Farmers’ Fields, 65-89

http://www.springer.com/us/book/9784431556923

 

Working Papers

Yamano, T. and Kijima, Y., 2009, “The Associations of Soil Fertility and Market Access with Household Income: Evidence from Rural Uganda”, Global Center of Excellence Economics Working Paper, 11

 

Yamano, T. and Kijima, Y., 2010, “Market Access, Soil Fertility, and Income in East Africa”, GRIPS Policy Research Center Discussion Paper, 10-22

http://www.grips.ac.jp/r-center/wp-content/uploads/10-22.pdf

 

Kijima, Y., Ito Y. and Otsuka, K., 2010, “On the Possibility of a Lowland Rice Green Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from the Sustainable Irrigated Agricultural Development (SIAD) Project in Eastern Uganda”, JICA Research Institute Working Paper, 25

https://jica-ri.jica.go.jp/publication/assets/JICA-RI_WP_No.25_2010.pdf

 

Kijima, Y., 2012, “Expansion of Lowland Rice Production and Constraints on a Rice Green Revolution: Evidence from Uganda”, JICA Research Institute Working Paper, 80

http://jica-ri.jica.go.jp/publication/assets/JICA-RI_WP_No.49_2012_4.pdf

 

Kijima, Y., 2014, “Enhancing Rice Production in Uganda: Impact Evaluation of a Training Program and Guidebook Distribution in Uganda”, JICA Research Institute Working Paper, 80

http://jica-ri.jica.go.jp/publication/assets/JICA-RI%20WP%20No.80.pdf

 

Tsujimoto, T. and Kijima, Y., 2015, “Effects of Conflict on Child Health: Evidence from the 1990–1994 Northern Mali Conflict”, Department of Policy and Planning Sciences Discussion Paper Series, 1336

https://www.sk.tsukuba.ac.jp/SSM/libraries/pdf1326/1336.pdf

 

Guantai, F. and Kijima, Y., 2015, “Cost of Introducting Multi-Party Elections: Impact of the 1992 Ethnic Violence on Child Health in Kenya”, Department of Policy and Planning Sciences Discussion Paper Series, 1337

https://www.sk.tsukuba.ac.jp/SSM/libraries/pdf1326/1337.pdf

 

Publication in Japanese:

Book Chapters

 

木島陽子・山野峰・Isabelle Baltenweck、2006、「市場の自由化と形成:ケニヤ生乳市場の事例」、澤田康幸・園部哲史編『市場と経済発展:途上国における貧困削減に向けて』、東洋経済新報社、127-150

 

松本朋哉・木島陽子・山野峰、2007、「貧困削減と非農業所得の役割:東アフリカの事例」、大塚啓二郎・櫻井武司編『貧困と経済発展:アジアの経験とアフリカの現状』、東洋経済新報社、123-140

 

木島陽子・松本朋哉・山野峰、2007、「農業生産の短期的ショックと貧困:ウガンダ農村の事例」、大塚啓二郎・櫻井武司編『貧困と経済発展:アジアの経験とアフリカの現状』、東洋経済新報社、141-158

 

Journal Articles

木島陽子、2006、「ネリカ米の貧困削減への効果:ウガンダの事例」、『開発金融研究所報』32号、21-33

http://www.dl.ndl.go.jp/view/download/digidepo_9217132_po_32_04.pdf?contentNo=1&alternativeNo=EOM

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