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Researcher Information

last modified:2020/04/09

Associate Professor Koichi Kawai

Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Law, Institute of Human and Social Sciences

College and School Educational Field

Division of Law and Politics, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies
Division of Human and Socio-Environment Studies, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies
The Course of Public Law and Policy Studies, School of Law, College of Human and Social Sciences

Laboratory

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
The Okuma School of Public Management, Waseda University Doctor Public Management Major 2014 Accomplished credits for doctoral program
The Okuma School of Public Management, Waseda University Master Public Management Major 2010 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Waseda University 2008
【Degree】
Ph.D. (Public Management)

Career

Kanazawa University Faculty of Law, Institute of Human and Social Associate Professor(2019/09-)
Kanazawa University Faculty of Law, Institute of Human and Social Lecturer(2016/04-2019/08)
Tohoku University Graduate School of Education Assistant Professor(2014/05-2016/03)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

Japanese Political Science Association
The Japanese Society for Public Administration
Public Policy Studies Association, Japan
Japan Association for Comparative Politics
International Political Science Association
American Political Science Association
International Public Policy Association

Award

Specialities

Public Administration

Speciality Keywords

Public Administration, Local Government, Policy Process, Bureaucracy

Research Themes

Politics of Government Agency Design in Japan

Comparative Study of Civil Service

Experiments in the study of public administration

Books

  •  Koichi Kawai Political Power and Government Agencies Keisoshobo 2019/03
  •  Eiichi Aoki ed. The Analysis of MEXT Toshindo 2019/03
  •  Otani, Motomichi and Koichi Kawai eds. Civil Service in Contemporary Japan: How Recent Government Reforms Changed the Public Personnel System Daiichihoki 2019/01
  •  Brown, David and Jacek Czaputowicz (eds.) Dealing with Disasters: Public Capacities for Crisis and Contingency Management Editions juridiques Bruylant 2020

Papers

  •  The Personnel System of Non-elite-track MHA Bureaucrats Koichi Kawai The Annals of the Japanese Society for Public Administration 54 2019/05
  •  The Codebook for the Survey of Disaster Waste Management and Local Governance in Japan Koichi Kawai, Michiya Mori Kanazawa Law Review 60 2 217-249 2018/03
  •  The Descriptive Results of a Survey Targeting the Executive Staff at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan Eiichi AOKI, Masatsugu ITO, Koichi KAWAI,Wataru KITAMURA, Kengo SOGA, Yosuke TEZUKA, Yuichi MURAKAMI Annual Report Graduate School of Education, Tohoku University 66 1 177-198 2017/12
  •  How Did Prefectural Governments Deal with the Problem of Disaster Waste Disposal? Case Studies of Iwate and Miyagi Prefectures Koichi Kawai, Michiya Mori Kanazawa Law Review 60 1 45-68 2017/07
  •  The Politics of Agency Design in Contemporary Japan Koichi Kawai The Doctoral Thesis, The Okuma School of Public Management, Waseda University 109 2017/07

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  •  Recent Studies on Agency Design Koichi Kawai Kanazawa Law Review 59 2 49-73 2017/03
  •  The Japanese Politics of Financial Agency Design in the 1990’s Koichi Kawai Kanazawa Law Review 59 2 75-115 2017/03
  •  Collaborative Mechanisms among Governments in Disaster Management: Intergovernmental Communications during the Great East Japan Earthquake Koichi Kawai The Asian Review of Public Administration 24 1-2 64-75 2013/12
  •  The Establishment of Consumer Commission as Administrative Oversight Body: Reputation and Government Reorganization Koichi Kawai Administrative Grievance Resolution & Ombudsman 24 9 51-61 2013/07
  •  The Role of Institution in Trade Policy Process: A Comparative Study of Bilateral Negotiations on Agricultural Products Koichi Kawai e-Waseda Public Management 6 1-27 2012/10

Conference Presentations

  • Organizational Structures, Member Behaviors and Public Policy Outcome: Evidence from Laboratory Experiment(conference:The Fifth Asia Pacific Public Policy Network (AP-PPN) Annual Conference)(2020/02/13)
  • The Agency Design and the Prime Ministerial Power in Japan(conference:The 115th American Political Science Association's Annual Meeting & Exhibition)(2019/08/29)
  • The Institutional Changes of Agency System in Japan(conference:The 4th edition of the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4))(2019/06/28)
  • The MEXT's Relationship with Cabinet Secretariat in Japan(conference:Japanese Political Science Association 2018 Conference)(2018/10/13)
  • Politics of Agency Design in Japan(conference:IPSA 25th World Congress of Political Science)(2018/07/23)

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  • The Autonomy of Agencies and Political Power in Japan(conference:The Japanese Society for Public Administration 2018 Conference)(2018/05/27)
  • Agency Design and Independence from Politics(conference:Japan Association of Political Economy)(2018/03)
  • Public Sector Reforms in Japan: What Makes an Administrative Agency Independence?(conference:2017 EROPA General Assembly and Conference)(2017/09)
  • Personal Management of Non-career Bureaucrats within Ministry of Home Affairs(conference:Japanese Political Science Association 2017 Conference)(2017/09)
  • The Government's Methods of Acquiring Professionals for the Crisis Management and Reconstruction(conference:Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration Conference 2013)(2013/10)
  • Collaborative Mechanisms among Governments in Disaster Management: Intergovernmental Communications during the Great East Japan Earthquake(conference:2012 International Congress of International Institute of Administrative Sciences)(2012/06)
  • A Facet of Changes in Japanese Local Governments: Transformation of Program Development Style in Arakawa City(conference:2011 International Conference on Government Performance Management and Leadership)(2011/10)

Arts and Fieldwork

Patent

Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○「中央省庁組織の制度設計に関する研究」(2017-2019) 
○「中央政府における生産性測定に向けた指標の構築に関する研究」(2019-2022) 
○「官僚の社会化メカニズムの解明を通じた現代日本官僚制の研究」(2019-2023) 
○「中央省庁の組織形態と政策活動 ―大規模データセットに基づく時系列分析と省庁間比較」(2019-2022) 
○「独立行政法人の政策実施組織化に関する実証研究」(2019-2021) 
○「タイムユーズサーベイを応用した官僚の行動分析の革新」(2018-2020) 
○「実験アプローチによる行政組織の研究」(2018-2020) 
○「応援職員の研究」(2017-2019) 
○「中央省庁等改革後の教育・科学技術政策の変容 ―文部科学省の組織・人事分析からの解明」(2015-2018) 
○「起業文化と法制度の循環的プロセスの解明」(2016-2017) 

Classes (Bachelors)

○Public Administration B(2019)
○Political Science(2019)
○Policy Processes(2019)
○Seminar(2019)
○Administration of Ishikawa Prefecture(2019)
○Political Science(2018)
○Political Science(2018)
○Political Science(2018)
○Policy Processes(2018)
○Public Administration B(2018)
○Public Administration B(2018)
○Seminar(2018)
○Seminar(2018)
○Seminar(2018)
○Administration of Ishikawa Prefecture(2018)
○Political Science(2017)
○Policy Processes(2017)
○Public Administration B(2017)
○Seminar(2017)
○Administration of Ishikawa Prefecture(2017)
○Policy Processes(2016)
○Public Administration B(2016)
○Administration of Ishikawa Prefecture(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Seminar on Policy-Making Process II(2019)
○Seminar on Policy-Making Process I(2019)
○Study on Policy-Making Process II(2019)
○Study on Policy-Making Process I(2019)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (Seminar) IV(2019)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (Seminar) III(2019)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (Seminar) II(2019)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (Seminar) I(2019)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (SL) IV(2019)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (SL) III(2019)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (SL) II(2019)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (SL) I(2019)
○Seminar on Policy-Making Process II(2018)
○Seminar on Policy-Making Process II(2018)
○Study on Policy-Making Process II(2018)
○Seminar on Policy-Making Process I(2018)
○Seminar on Policy-Making Process I(2018)
○Study on Policy-Making Process II(2018)
○Study on Policy-Making Process I(2018)
○Study on Policy-Making Process I(2018)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (Seminar) IV(2018)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (Seminar) III(2018)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (Seminar) II(2018)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (Seminar) I(2018)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (SL) IV(2018)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (SL) III(2018)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (SL) II(2018)
○Theories of Policy-Making Process (SL) I(2018)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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