MINAMI Ryuto

Visiting Fellow

Minami is a doctoral student at Kobe University’s Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies and a research fellow of the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS). His research interests revolve around economics of education, and education policy using both quantitative and qualitative research methods. He obtained a Master’s degree in economics from Kobe University’s Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies and another Master’s degree in Public Administration from Fudan University, China. Minami has also been involved in a government-supported research project and has conducted his internship at Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), UNICEF Tokyo Office and CDRI. During his internship program at CDRI, he has co-authored several papers published at CDRI.

Email : ryuto.minami@cdri.org.kh


MINAMI Ryuto


Working Paper 134

The Covid-19 pandemic locked students all around the world out of school and caused unprecedented educational disruptions for more than two years. Like other countries, Cambodia switched from the traditional physical classrooms to online and distance learning during school closures. Cambodian schools were able to reopen their doors briefly at the e...

Cambodia Development Review 25 - 3

The purposes of this study are to explore learning pathways when students transit from high school to higher education among Cambodian students and examine the probable causes behind their decision to switch academic majors. The study found that about half of surveyed students switched their academic majors. Virtually all the switchers are science-...


Lack of quality teaching and learning is one of the main causes of the learning crisis for girls and boys alike, therefore there is a need for significant improvements in teaching to ensure that all students, both boys and girls, learn. Evidence on the impact of gender-responsive or gender transformative pedagogy on student learning outcomes is sti...


The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about educational disruptions from pre-school to higher education in Cambodia and around the world. Although the impact of the pandemic in Cambodia was relatively low in comparison to other countries in the region and the world in 2020, and schools were able to reopen its door again in early 2021, the February 20,...