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last modified:2024/07/12

Professor CHIBA, Yoshihiro

Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Economics and Management,Institute of Human and Social Sciences

College and School Educational Field

Division of Economics, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies
Division of Human and Socio-Environment Studies, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies
School of Economics, College of Human and Social Sciences


Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Hokkaido University Doctor Doctoral Program, Graduate School of Economics and Business Economics Course 199903 Accomplished credits for doctoral program
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Hokkaido University Economics Course 199203


Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society




Economic History、Area Studies

Speciality Keywords

agriculture,economic history,medicine,labor

Research Themes


  •  Yoshihiro Chiba “Imperial Medicine and Ethnicity in an Urban Society: Cholera Epidemics in the Philippines” Nazrul Islam ed. Chinese Medicine and Transnational Transition during the Modern Era: Commodification, Hybridity, and Segregation Palgrave Macmillan 2021/04


  •  Potable Water and Sewage Disposal in Modern Manila: Public Health and Local Fiscal Infrastructure Expenditure  Yoshihiro Chiba SOCIO-ECONOMIC HISTORY 87 4 3-26 2022/02
  •  Imperial Medicine and Physicians: Healthcare System in late Spanish Colonial Manila Yoshihiro Chiba Historical Bulletin 54 48-78 2020
  •  Colonial Control and Spatial Configuration: Public Health of Manila in Early American Era Chiba Yoshihiro Japanese Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 56 1 67 2018
  •  Filipino Physicians in Spanish Imperial Medicine : The Emergence of a Medical Profession in late 19th Century Manila 千葉 芳広 東南アジア. 歴史と文化 = Southeast Asia. 東南アジア学会 編 47 5 2018
  •  The birth of Philippine public health policies:a case study of cholera epidemics in Manila under the Spanish and American empires CHIBA Yoshihiro SOCIO-ECONOMIC HISTORY 81 1 25 2015

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  •  Land and Public Health : The Socio-Economic Projects in American Colonial Philippines 千葉 芳広 經濟學研究 62 3 187 2013/02
  •  The 1919 and 1935 rice crises in the Philippines: The rice market and starvation in American colonial times Yoshihiro Chiba Philippine Studies 58 523 2010/12/01 
  •  Cigar-makers in American colonial Manila: Survival during structural depression in the 1920s Yoshihiro Chiba Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 36 3 373 2005/10
  •  Chinese Immigration and Exploitation--American Control in Early Colonial Philippines CHIBA Yoshihiro Rekishigaku kenkyu 770 770 1 2002/12
  •  Share-Tenancy and Agricultural Labor in the Late Colonial Philippines--Rice Farming of the Densely-Populated Area in Central and Southern Luzon CHIBA Yoshihiro The economic studies 50 4 24 2001
  •  The Political-Economy about Rice Crisis in the American Colonial Philippines--The Rice Price Policy and the Response of Chinese Merchant and Landed Elite CHIBA Yoshihiro Bi-monthly journal of the Institute of Asian Economic Affairs 39 9 21 1998
  •  Labor Force of the Philippines, 1903-2010 Yoshihiro Chiba 304 2023/09

Conference Presentations

  • Labor Force of the Philippines, 1903-2010(conference:A Study Workshop on the Quantitative Macro Economic History of the Philippines, 1900-2010)(2023/10/29)
  • フィリピン・アメリカ戦争にみる人種と感染症:帝国と経済開発の視点からの考察(conference:第3回強制移動史研究会)(2023/03/19)
  • 1918年と1938年における就業人口について(conference:アジア長期経済統計:フィリピン班研究会)(2022/10/31)
  • Drinking Water and Waste Disposal(conference:The 25th Young Scholars' Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan)(2020/07/05)
  • Cholera Epidemics under Spanish and American Imperial Medicine: Policies and Response(conference:Interdisciplinary Workshop on Chinese Medicine along the Silk Road: Transition and New Discovery)(2018/12/03)

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  • Filipino Physicians in Spanish Colonial Philippines: The Relation to Imperial Medicine with a Focus on Late 19th Century’s Manila(conference:The First Joint Meeting of the Asian Society of the History of Medicine and History of Medicine in Southeast Asia)(2018/06/28)
  • Filipino Physicians in Spanish Colonial Philippines: The Emergence of Medical Profession with a focus on the Late 19th Century’s Manila(conference:The 11th Annual Congress of Asian Political and International Studies Association)(2017/10/21)
  • Medicine of the Philippines in the late 19th Century(conference:2016 Annual Conference of Southeast Asian Studies in Taiwan)(2016/09/22)
  • Medicine and Medical Practice in the Philippines in the late 19th Century(conference:The 10th International Conference on Philippine Studies)(2016/07/08)
  • Urban Space and Education in Public health: Manila, 1905-14(conference:Change and Exchange: Philippine Studies Conference, Australian National University)(2014/09/13)
  • Cholera in the late 19th Century’s Manila: Global Contexts and Local Life(conference:The Third Congress of the Asian Association of World Historians)(2015/05/30)


  •  「書評『〈伝統医学〉が創られるとき:ベトナム医療政策史』 小田なら著、京都大学学術出版会、2022 年」 Annual Review of Asia-Japan Research at Ritsumeikan 4 243 2023/08
  •  グローバル化と生態環境から視る医療史 Yoshihiro Chiba 164 11 2023/03/01
  •  Diseases of Development/ Imperial Medicine Yoshihiro Chiba 316 2021/06
  •  Physicians in Imperial Medicine: The Emergence of a Filipino Medical Profession in late Nineteenth Century Manila Yoshihiro Chiba Discussion Paper Series 705, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University 1 2020/02
  •  Public Health in the Economic History : Governance and Life in the American Colonial Philippines 千葉 芳広 北海道医療大学人間基礎科学論集 0 37 A21 2011

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

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Classes (Graduate Schools)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

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