Leveraging resources in Hokkaido’s Tokachi region, known as Japan’s breadbasket, is a critical component in achieving a sound material cycle. The Laboratory of Agricultural Economics gives students advanced knowledge and skills for successful careers in economics and business administration related to food production, distribution, and consumption.
This course aims to develop talent that can come up with practical solutions to specific issues in food systems. It provides professional education to enable students to get an overview of agricultural economics from a social science perspective.
Degree: Master of Agriculture
SHIGA EiichiThemeFunction of agricultural producer organizations
FieldAgricultural economics, Agricultural management
KONO HiroichiThemeEconomic-epedemiological study on zoonotic diseases
FieldAgricultural economics, Developing Economics
Yasushi SEMBOKUYAThemeRisk management on farm management
FieldAgricultural economics, Farm management science, Food system research
KANAYAMA ToshihisaThemeComparison economic analysis on development and dissemination of food and agricultural technology
Construction of new Japanese model of technical development and dissemination.
FieldAgricultural economics, Food system, Agricultural dissemination, Food and agricultural policy, Institutional economics