Kazuhito Yamashita

Senior Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI).

Kazuhito Yamashita graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Tokyo, before earning masters degrees in public administration and applied economics from the University of Michigan, and a doctorate in agriculture from the University of Tokyo.

He has held a number of senior positions in government, including serving as Director of the GATT Affairs Division, Director of the Rural Development Division, Deputy Director-General of the Rural Development Bureau in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and as Counsellor in the Japanese Mission to the European Union.

He is currently a Senior Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI).

Bridges news

1 September 2014
Estados Unidos ha declarado que el Acuerdo de Asociación Transpacífico (TPP, por sus siglas en inglés) debe ser el acuerdo comercial del siglo xxi. También afirmó que deben eliminarse todos los aranceles en bienes y establecerse nuevas reglas y disciplinas en las áreas de comercio y medio ambiente...