Makiko Omura

December 2007

ADDRESS

Faculty of Economics, Meijigakuin University

1-2-37 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku

Tokyo 108-8636, Japan

EDUCATION

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK@Ph.D. (economics)

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK@M.Phil. (economics)

International Christian University, Tokyo, JAPAN@B.A. (economics)

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Meijigakuin University, Tokyo, JAPAN

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University, Kobe, JAPAN

Research Assistant, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Research Affiliate, Cordillera Studies Center, University of Philippines College Baguio, Baguio, PHILIPPINES

Project Formulation Advisor, Embassy of Japan, Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA

Consultant (Economist), Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), stationed in CAMBODIA

Programme Officer, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), stationed in Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA

PUBLICATIONS

Omura, M. gProperty Rights and Natural Resource Management Incentives: Do Transferability and Formality of Property Rights Matter?,h American Journal of Agricultural Economics, forthcoming.

Omura, M. gTraditional Institutions and Sustainable Livelihood: Evidences from Upland Agricultural Communities in@the Philippines ,h in Dellink, R.B. and Ruijs, A (eds.), Economics of Poverty, Environment and Natural Resource Use, Springer, forthcoming

Omura, M. 2006. gThe Breakdown of Cooperation and Environmental Degradation: An Analytical Framework,h Kobe University Economic Review (52).

Omura, M. 2006. gShoyuken to Shigenkanri no Mondai – Philippine no Jirei (Property Rights and Resource Management – A Case of Philippine Upland Farmers),h Kokumin Keizai Zasshi, Kobe Daigaku Keizai Keiei Gakkai, 12 (December) (uLƎǗ̖|tBs̎vwoώGx_ˑwoόocw@2006N12).

Omura, M. 2006. gProperty Rights and Natural Resource Management: A Path Towards Sustainable Livelihood,h the Proceedings of the International Conference on Economics of Poverty, Environment and Natural Resource Use, Wageningen University (May).

Omura, M. 2004. gCost-Benefit Analysis Revisited: Is It a Useful Tool for Sustainable Development?,h Kobe University Economic Review, 50.

Omura, M. 2004. Property Rights and Natural Resource Management: A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation into Their Linkages and Evolution. PhD Dissertation, University of Cambridge (March).

Omura, M. and F. Comim. 2003. gThe Role of Property Rights and Capabilities in the Promotion of Socially Sustainable Development,h the Proceedings of the Third Conference on the Capability Approach: From Sustainable Development to Sustainable Freedom, University of Pavia (September).

WORKING PAPERS

Omura, M. 2006. gAn Empirical Analysis on Evolution of Property Rights: A Case of the Philippines,h Kobe University Discussion Paper, 0612 (July).  

Omura, M. 2006. gRethinking Typological Property Regime Approach,h Kobe University Discussion Paper, 0606 (April).

WORK IN PROGRESS

Public Health and Children in Poverty in Bangladesh

Economics of Gender Bias in Japan

Economics of Corruption

Rethinking Property Rights