Takashi Yamano
Principal Economist, Economic Research and Development Impact Department, Asian Development Bank

Takashi Yamano joined ADB in 2017. Prior to joining ADB, he worked as an impact assessment specialist at the International Rice Research Institute in 2011—2017. He taught post-graduate courses at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, Japan in 2002—2011 and worked as a consultant at the World Bank in 2000—2002. He obtained a joint PhD in economics and agricultural economics from the Michigan State University, USA in 2000.


Promoting domestic tourism is essential to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s COVID-19 recovery.