Akihisa MORI

Field

Global Ecological Economics

Position

Associate Professor

Contact

  • E-mail: mori.akihisa.2a[at]kyoto-u.ac.jp

Personal History

2002- Present: Associate Professor, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
2000-2003: Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Shiga University

Title

Ph.D in Economics and Global Environmental Studies

Association

Director and Secretary General, East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics

Recent Research Topics

(1)Transition strategy toward sustainable energy in East Asia

(2)China’s energy and climate change policies

(3)Resource curse in Asian-Pacific energy-exporting countries

(4)Global environment and climate financing mechanisms

Major Publications in English

Books

(1) Yoshida F. and Mori A,. (eds.), Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia, Routledge, 2015

(2) Mori, A., Ekins, P., et al (eds.), The Green Fiscal Mechanism and Reform for Low Carbon Development: East Asia and Europe, Routledge, 2013

(3) Mori, A. (ed.), Environmental Governance for Sustainable development: An East Asian Perspective, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2013

(4) Mori, A., (ed.), Democratization, Decentralization and Environmental Governance in Asia, Kyoto University Press, 2012 .

Papers

(1)Mori, A., How can climate change adaptation funding work effectively under the multilateral access modality? A case study of a UNEP-implemented Adaptation Fund project in Cambodia, Global Environmental Research 19 (2): 225-32, 2015.

(2) Kim, S. and Mori, A., Revisiting the extended producer responsibility program for metal packaging in South Korea, Waste Management 39: 314-20, 2015.

(3) Mori, A. Overcoming barriers to effective environmental aid: A comparison between Japan, Germany, Denmark, and the World Bank, Journal of Environment and Development 20 (1): 3-26, 2011.
(4) Mori, A., Environmental soft loan program in Asian countries: Industrial pollution control or mul-use of foreign aid resources?, Journal of Cleaner Production 16 (5): 612-621, 2008.

Chapters in books

(1) Green growth and low carbon development in East Asia: Achievements and challenges,” in Yoshida Fumikazu and Mori A,. (eds.), Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia, Routledge, 278-304, 2015.

(2) Ogura, Y. and Mori, A., Changes in trade and economic structure during the past 25 years, Have green growth, low-carbon strategies made a significant impact in Northeast Asia?, in Yoshida Fumikazu and Mori A,. (eds.), Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia, Routledge, 113-136, 2015.

(3) Kim, S. and Mori, A., International recycling by South Korea in the context of green growth, in Yoshida Fumikazu and Mori A,. (eds.), Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia, Routledge, 192-224, 2015.

(4) Oanh, L.T.K. and Mori, A., Greening the government budget in Vietnam: Recent changes and future challenges, in Mori, A., Ekins, P., et al (eds.), The Green Fiscal Mechanism and Reform for Low Carbon Development: East Asia and Europe, Routledge, 86-101, 2013年10月.

(5) Sangkapitux, C. and Mori, A., Environmental fiscal reform in Thailand, in Mori, A., Ekins, P., et al (eds.), The Green Fiscal Mechanism and Reform for Low Carbon Development: East Asia and Europe, Routledge, 225-239, 2013

(6) Environmental fiscal mechanism and reform in East Asia: An overview,” in Mori, A., Ekins, P., et al (eds.), The Green Fiscal Mechanism and Reform for Low Carbon Development: East Asia and Europe, Routledge, 21-38, 2013.

(7) Evolution of environmental governance in the East Asian Region: A historical perspective, in Mori, A. (ed.), Environmental Governance for Sustainable development: An East Asian Perspective, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 19-36, 2013.

(8) Thailand’s snail progress toward good environmental governance, in Mori, A. (ed.), Environmental Governance for Sustainable development: An East Asian Perspective, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 61-84, 2013.

(9) Impact of globalization on East Asia’s economic, energy and environmental relations, in Mori, A. (ed.), Environmental Governance for Sustainable development: An East Asian Perspective, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 211-233, 2013.

(10) Regional environmental regime in East Asia: Collapse or arrested development?,” in Mori, A. (ed.), Environmental Governance for Sustainable development: An East Asian Perspective, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 271-291, 2013.

(11) Effectiveness of multi-level environmental governance in the East Asian region,” in Mori, A. (ed.), Environmental Governance for Sustainable development: An East Asian Perspective, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 350-357, 2013.

(12) Development and environmental policy under neo-corporatism: Slow progress toward pluralistic decision-making in Japan, in Mori, A. ed, Democratization, decentralization and Environmental Governance in Asia, Kyoto University Press, 26-51, 2012.

(13) China-Japan CDM: Realizing Regional Environmental Benefits? in Kazuhiro Ueta (ed.), CDM and Sustainable Development in China: Japanese Perspectives, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press and Kyoto University Press, 63-83, 2012.

(14) Transboundary environmental pollution and cooperation between Japan and China: A historical review, in Kazuhiro Ueta (ed.), CDM and Sustainable Development in China: Japanese Perspectives, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press and Kyoto University Press, 1-22, 2012 (with T. Hayashi).

(15) Clean development mechanism policy and sustainable rural development in China, in Sawa, Takamitsu et al (eds.), Achieving Sustainability: Policy Recommendations, Tokyo: United Nations Press, 148-161, 2011.

(16) Mori, A. and Ueta K. Beyond green growth: Sustainable development in East Asia, in Rae Kwon Chung, Hyun-Hoon Lee and Euston Quah (eds.) Pursuing Green Growth in Asia and the Pacific. Singapore: Cengage Learning, 275-300, 2010.

(17) Mori, A. et al. How much progress has been made in environmental and social safeguards, and Environmental ODA, in Japan Environmental Council (ed.), The State of the Environment in Asia 2006/2007. Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 3-23, 2010.