Arisa Shichijo joined the project as a chapter team member. She received a BA in Law and Political science from Kyoto University and she is pursuing a master’s in Public Economics at Hitotsubashi University with a concentration in health economics. While studying for her degrees, she completed a year exchange at McGill University, with a focus on International Health Policy. Afterward, she continued as a research assistant at the Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study(HIAS). Her research interests lie in the process of policy making and implementations in health-related areas, and the empirical analysis to inform public health interventions.