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economist , educator , Consultant company executive

Hisayoshi Haruta, Japanese economist, educator, consultant company executive. Ford Foundation scholar, 1969-1970; United Nations Educational grantee, 1984.


Haruta, Hisayoshi was born on February 14, 1943 in Shizuoka, Japan. Son of Yukio Hamada and Toshi Haruta.


Bachelor, Tokyo University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo University, 1991. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1971.


Chief policies and planning section United Nations Commission Human Settlements, Nairobi, 1980-1982. Chief government Office Trade Ombudsman, Tokyo, 1983. Chief economist Japan Center Economic Research, 1983-1985.

Chief international affairs section Economic Planning Agency, 1985-1987, director national accounting, 1989-1991. Director planning division National Land Agency, 1987-1989. Director small business administration Ministry of Industry and Trade, 1991-1992.

Professor Nagoya (Japan) University, 1992-1995. President Avant Associates Inc., Tokyo, 1995—2006. Professor Graduate School Business Administration Tama University, since 1999.

Visiting professor Graduate School International Development Nagoya University, 1999, visiting professor Graduate School Environment, 2001—2008. Visiting professor Graduate School of Economics Chuo University, Tokyo, 2001—2008. International trade negotiator Economic Planning Agency, 1985-1987, Minister of Finance, 1978-1979.

Chairman Nagoya Regional Office Japan Architectural Institute, 1995-1996. Lecturer on regional development, School of Economics Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2000-2004.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Urbanization and Social Change, 1995 (Ministry of Education grant 1994), Report on Human Settlements, 1987 (United Nations grant).


Advisor committee on environmental impact assessment act Environmental Agency, Tokyo, 1994—1996. Advisor committee on national development plan Prime Min.' General’ s Office, 1996—2000. Chairman City Center Renewal Commission, Nagoya Municipal Government, 1994—1995.

Member American Economic Association.


Married Setsuko Ohara, March 15, 1971. Children: Masato, Takeru.

Yukio Hamada

Toshi Haruta

Setsuko Ohara

Masato Haruta

Takeru Haruta