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Higuchi Yuki

NameHiguchi Yuki
AffiliationSophia University
SectionFaculty of Economics, Department of Economics
Job titleAssociate Professor
Degree学士(文学)(京都大学), 修士(国際開発研究)(政策研究大学院大学), 博士(開発経済学)(政策研究大学院大学)
Research funding number60757269
J-Global ID201701020960258420

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Economic policy / Development Economics


Journal of the Japanese and International Economies   forthcoming    Sep 2023   [Refereed]
Yuki Higuchi   Edwin P. Mhede   Vu Hoang Nam   Tetsushi Sonobe   
World Bank Economic Review   34 S68-S71   Feb 2020   [Refereed]
This paper investigates the impact of management training programs on garment clusters in Vietnam and Tanzania. The study found that in the medium run firms showed improvement once they had identified useful practices and adapted them to their ope...
Yuki Higuchi   Edwin P. Mhede   Tetsushi Sonobe   
World Development   114 220-236   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
While entrepreneurs play a key role in industrial development, the managerial capacity of those in developing countries seems limited. A number of randomized controlled trials have been conducted to evaluate the impacts of management training, coa...
Yuki Higuchi   Vu Hoang Nam   Tetsushi Sonobe   
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization   120 189-206   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
We conducted a randomized controlled trial of short-term management training for small manufacturers in two study sites in Vietnam and collected follow-up data repeatedly for two years to assess longer-term impacts than the existing studies of man...


日本経済新聞      Mar 2021   [Invited]
日本経済新聞      Jan 2020   [Invited]
日本経済新聞      Aug 2019   [Invited]

Books and Other Publications

大塚, 啓二郎, 黒崎, 卓, 澤田, 康幸, 園部, 哲史(Part:Contributor, 第3章:これからの実証経済学における課題)
日本評論社   Jun 2023   (ISBN:9784535540507)   
経済セミナー編集部(Part:Contributor, 86-90)
日本評論社   Aug 2020   (ISBN:9784535559769)


Yuki Higuchi   
2nd Asian Economic Development Conference   Jul 2023   
日本経済学会2023年春季大会   May 2023   
Yuki Higuchi   
Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE) 11th International Conference   Mar 2023   
Yuki Higuchi   
開発経済学会(JADE)若手会議   Nov 2022   
Yuki Higuchi   
Japan Economic Association 2021 Spring Meeting   May 2021   

Professional Memberships

Japan Economic Association
American Economic Association
Japanese Association for Development Economics

Research Projects

日本学術振興会: 科学研究費助成事業 基盤研究(B)
樋口 裕城 
Project Year: Apr 2021 - Mar 2025
Analysis of the impacts of Rohingya refugee influx on host communities' livelihood and environment: An interdisciplinary investigation
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research (B))
Project Year: Oct 2020 - Mar 2024
A Field Experiments on the Diffusion of Kaizen Management in Emerging Southeast Asian Countries
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Higuchi Yuki 
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021