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Sho Takano

Last updated : June 19, 2024

Associate Professor, Research Institute for Regional Economics, Fukui Prefectural University

Areas of Expertise
  • Well-being
  • city planning
  • community development
  • public policy

Bio
Received an MA from Schumacher College in the United Kingdom and worked for the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in charge of sustainable nation-building and regional development projects in about 20 countries from 2009 to 2020. In Bhutan, promoted nation-building efforts based on the Gross National Happiness (GNH) policy of enhancing people’s well-being between 2014 and 2017.

Research Program
Developing a Well-Being-Informed Education Package
Development of Well-Being Indicators and Policy Packages(-2024)

Select Publications

“Social Capital Cultivates ‘Fruits of Happiness’ in Eastern Bhutan,” Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture (co-author with Jigme Phuntsho), 2018.

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