Koji Miyamoto


Project Leader

Koji Miyamoto is an economist in OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), specializing in policies that promote skills development towards economic and social progress. He is currently the project manager of CERI’s Education and Social Progress (ESP) project, and was formally managing CERI’s Social Outcomes of Learning (SOL) project.

Before joining CERI, he was with the OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social AffairsOECD Development Centre and the World Bank. His post-graduate studies include labour economics, economics of education, economics of development and econometrics.

Selected publications

  • Improving Health and Social Cohesion through Education (editor and author of chapters), OECD Publishing (October, 2010), www.oecd.org/edu/socialoutcomes/cohesion;
  • Foreign direct investment, technology and skills in developing countries (jointly edited by Alfonso Mercado, Koji Miyamoto and David O’Connor), OECD Journal Vol. 2008/1 (August, 2008);
  • “Human Capital Formation and Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries”. Chapter 2, OECD Journal Volume 2008/1 1 (August, 2008);
  • “Knowledge Spillovers from Foreign direct Investment and the Role of Local R&D Activities: Evidence from Indonesia” (joint with Yasuyuki Todo), Economic Development and Cultural Change volume 55, n1, University of Chicago (October, 2006);
  • Promoting Adult Learning – A comparative report on adult learning policies in 17 OECD countries, OECD (September, 2005);
  • “Filial Obligations, Technology, and Child Labor” (joint with Luis Felipe Lopez Calva), Review of Development Economics Volume 8, Issue 3 Blackwell Publishing (August, 2004);
  • “Benefits and Employment, Friends or Foe? Interactions Between Passive and Active Social Programmes” (joint with David Grubb), Chapter 4, Employment Outlook 2003, OECD (June, 2003);
  • “The Revival of Scale Effects” (joint with Yasuyuki Todo), The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Volume 2, Issue 1, University of Berkeley (September, 2002).

Contact information

OECD Directorate for Education and Skills
2, rue André Pascal
75775 Paris, Cedex 16
Telephone : + 33-1 45 24 13 72
Fax: + 33-1 44 30 63 94