Japan's Development Assistance: Foreign Aid and the Post 2015 Agenda

Japan's Development Assistance: Foreign Aid and the Post 2015 Agenda

By: Yasutami Shimomura (editor), Hiroshi Kato (editor), John Page (editor)Hardback

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Once the world's largest ODA provider, contemporary Japan seems much less visible in international development. However, this book demonstrates that Japan, with its own aid philosophy, experiences, and models of aid, has ample lessons to offer to the international community as the latter seeks new paradigms of development cooperation.

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Yoshiaki Abe, World Bank. Tony Addison, United Nations University's World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) in Helsinki, Finland. Julie Biau, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Scarlett Cornelissen, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Ryo Fujikura, Hosei University, Japan. Oscar A. Gomez, Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute (JICA-RI), Japan. Sukehiro Hasegawa, Hosei University and United Nations University, Japan Akio Hosono, JICA-RI, Japan. Purnendra Jain, University of Adelaide, Australia. Sachiko Goto Kamidohzonom, JICA-RI, Japan. Shigeo Katsu, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Homi Kharas, Brookings Institution, USA. Eun Mee Kim, Ewha Womans University, South Korea. Kiyoshi Kodera, JICA-RI, Japan. Richard Manning, Oxford University, UK. Huang Meibo, Xiamen University, China. Yoichi Mine, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan. Mikiyasu Nakayama, University of Tokyo, Japan. Masaaki Ohashi, Center for International Cooperation (JANIC), Japan. Yasunobu Okabe, Tohoku University, Japan. Jin Sato, University of Tokyo, Japan. Barbara Stallings, Brown University, USA. Akihiko Tanaka, JICA-RI, Japan. Finn Tarp, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Kazuto Tsuji, Saitama University, Japan.


Foreword by Akihiko Tanaka Introduction 1. Japan's ODA 1954-2014: Changes and Continuities in a Central Instrument in Japan's Foreign Policy; Hiroshi Kato 2. Japan's Engagement with Multilateral Development Banks: Do Their Professional Paths Really Cross?; Kiyoshi Kodera PART I: ORIGIN AND INSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATION OF JAPAN'S BILATERAL ODA 3. Origins of Japanese Aid Policy-Post-war Reconstruction, Reparations and World Bank Projects; Ryo Fujikura and Mikiyasu Nakayama 4. Japan's Foreign Aid: Institutional Change and Shifting Policy Directions; Purnendra Jain 5. The Political Economy of Japan's Aid Policy Trajectory: With Particular Reference to the Changes and Continuity under the ODA Charter; Yasutami Shimomura 6. The Benefits of Unification Failure: Re-examining the Evolution of Economic Cooperation in Japan; Jin Sato PART II: JAPAN, ASIA AND AFRICA: ADAPTING AID TO CHANGING CONTEXTS 7. The East Asian Miracle and Development Policy: A Twenty-Year Retrospective; John Page 8. Japan, Korea, and China: Styles of ODA in East Asia; Barbara Stallings and Eun Mee Kim 9. Policies and Practices of China's Foreign Aid: A Comparison with Japan; Meibo Huang 10. Japan's Official Development Assistance to sub-Saharan Africa: Patterns, Dynamics and Lessons; Scarlett Cornelissen PART III: INSTRUMENTS AND FOOTPRINTS 11. Catalyzing Transformation for Inclusive Growth; Akio Hosono 12. Revisiting Policy-based Financing: Experiences of Japan, Asia and Other Countries, and Their Relevance to the post-2015 Development Agenda; Kazuto Tsuji 13. Embracing Human Security: New Directions of Japan's ODA for the 21st Century; Sachiko G. Kamidohzono, Oscar A. Gomez and Yoichi Mine 14. Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers: Its Genesis and Development; Yasunobu Okabe PART IV: JAPAN AND THE MULTILATERAL INSTITUTIONS 15. Japan and the United Nations: Its Past, Present and Future; Sukehiro Hasegawa 16. The World Bank and Japan; Yoshiaki Abe and Shigeo Katsu 17. OECD-DAC and Japan: Its Past, Present and Future; Richard Manning PART V: QUO VADIS: THE EAST ASIAN ODA MODEL AND THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA 18. Lessons for Japanese Foreign Aid from Research on Aid's Impact; Tony Addison and Finn Tarp 19. New Actors, New Instruments, New Priorities: Towards a Sustainable Development Transformation; Homi Kharas and Julie Biau 20. NGOs and Japan's ODA: Critical Views and Advocacy; Masaaki Ohashi 21. Japan's Foreign Assistance at 60: Reflecting on the Past and Looking to the Future; Hiroshi Kato, John Page and Yasutami Shimomura

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  • publication date: 17/11/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137505378
  • Format: Hardback
  • Year: 2016
  • Number Of Pages: 398
  • ID: 9781137505378
  • weight: 757
  • ISBN10: 1137505370

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