Mampei Hayashi

Mampei Hayashi is an associate professor at the School of Business Administration at Kansai University of International Studies. He has a master’s in international public policy from Osaka University, and a PhD in policy and management from Doshisha University. He has taught courses in economics, statistics, and disaster management. He also worked as a researcher at the Hyogo Earthquake Memorial 21st Century Research Institute located in Kobe, and at the Asia Pacific Institute of Research located in Osaka.

His research mostly focuses on policy analysis of natural disaster management. He is conducting empirical research on the economic impact of natural disasters and the relationship of social vulnerability and disaster damage. He has also engaged in field surveys in Tohoku, Japan; Eastern Visayas, the Philippines; Aceh, Indonesia; and New Orleans, United States to study long-term economic recovery after a large-scale disaster. He has recently published a book written in Japanese titled An Economic Analysis of Disaster Recovery: from the Perspective of Sustainable Regional Development and Social Vulnerability (Keiso Shobo, 2019).

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