People-Centered Research for Social and Environmental Sustainability

What we are reading now

What we are reading 2014

This year our group is reading a bit old but quite intresting report by the World Bank, titled “Reshaping Economic Geography”, the World Development Report 2009.

It gives us to have some significant perspective to understand how our economy and society is chainging over time.


 

What we are reading 2013

Reading is an essential part of our research process. Check out what our members are currently reading. Click on the reports to read what the books are about.

Architecture for a Sustainable Future – All about the Holistic Approach in Japan
by  Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ)

Reader: Sheau-Chyng Wong

Reading report:  No.1  No.2  No.3

 

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Digital Government: Technology and Public Sector Performance
by Darrell M. West

Reader: Aldwin Urbina

Reading report:  No.1  No.2  No.3  No.4  No.5  No.6  No.7  No.8  No.9  No.10

 

 

Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals
by Jeffrey D. Sachs, The UN Millennium Project

Reader: Shintaro Oya

Reading report:  No.1  No.2  No.3  No.4  No.5

 

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Systems Approach to Management of Disasters Methods and Applications
by Slobodan P. Simonovic

Reader: Tarinee Thongcharoen

Reading report:  No.1  No.2  No.3  No.4  No.5  No.6  No.7

 

 

The Smart Guide to Geothermal: How to Harvest Earth’s Free Energy for Heating and Cooling
by Donal Blaise Lloyd

Reader: Byambatuya Dagva

Reading report:  No.1

 

 

環境政策を考える

環境政策を考える
by 華山 謙

Reader: Ryoya Suehara

Reading report:  No.1  No.2  No.3  No.4  No.5  No.6   No.7   No.8

 

 

経済政策の政治経済学(The Making of Economic Policy
by Avinash K. Dixit; translated by 北村行伸 

Reader: Lu Gao

Reading report:  No.1  No.2  No.3  No.4

 

 

日本経済新聞

Reader: Masaaki Ichimura

Reading report:  No.1  No.2  No.3  No.4