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Masato DEGUCHI , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Doshisha University Faculty of Commerce, B.A. March 1993
  • Kobe University Graduate School of Business Administration, Ph.D. September 1998

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 1998-March 2001
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2001-September 2016
  • Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, October 2016-present

Research Fields

  • Management

Research Interests

  • Organizational Culture, Organizational Transformation, Competitive Advantage

Selected Publications

  • Management of Organizational Culture, Hakuto-Shobo: Tokyo,2004
  • Importance of Sharing Trivial Actions for Cultural Changes, OIKONOMIKA, vol.42, No.3-4, 2006
  • Business Creed and Infiltration Method in Recent Japanese Firms, Review of Distribution Communication and Administrative Science, vol.23-1, pp65-83, 1997


Nanako FUJITA , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Nagoya University, Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D in economics, March 2004

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2006-March 2009
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2009-March 2016
  • Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2016-present

Research Fields

  • History of Economic Thought, Institutional Economics

Research Interests

  • Gunnar Myrdal, Cumulative Causation, Welfare States, Varieties of Capitalism

Selected Publications

  • Myrdal on the Formation of the Welfare State: A Methodological and Theoretical Interpretation, The History of Economic Thought, vol. 47, no. 1, 2005, (in Japanese)
  • Myrdal’s Theory of Cumulative Causation, Evolutionary and Institutional Economic Review, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 275-283, 2007
  • Historical Evolution of Welfare Policy Ideas: The Scandinavian Perspective, H. Magara (ed.) Economic Crises and Policy Regimes: The Dynamics of Policy Innovation and Paradigmatic Change, Edward Elgar, May 2014.

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Council Member of the Japanese Society for the History of Economic Thought (JSHET), Appointed by JSHET, April 2015-present
  • Council Member of the Japan Association for Northern European Studies, April 2017-present


Yasuyo HAMAGUCHI , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Doshisha University Faculty of Economics, B.A. March 1993
  • Osaka University Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D. March 2004

Professional Experience

  • Pre/Post doctoral fellow, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto Sangyo University, December 2001-March 2005
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2005-March 2007
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2008-present

Research Fields

  • Experimental Economics, Law and Economics, Public Economics

Research Interests

  • Anti-monopoly law, Leniency Program, Charitable Behavior

Selected Publications

  • Does the Varian Mechanism Work?–Emissions Trading as an Example, International Journal of Business and Economics, vol. 2, pp.85-96, 2003. (with S. Maitani, and T. Saijo)
  • Cross-National Gender Differences in Behavior in a Threshold Public Goods Game: Japan versus Canada,” Journal of Economic Psychology, vol.28, pp.242-260, 2007. (with B. Cadsby, T. Kawagoe, E. Maynes, and F. Song)
  • Group Size Effects on Cartel Formation and the Enforcement Power of Leniency Programs, Internationa Journal of Industrial Organization, 2009. (with T. Kawagoe and A. Shibata)

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Committee member for garbage reduction project in Nagoya City, August 2006-August 2008


Yuki HIGUCHI , Assistant Professor

Education, Degree

  • Kyoto University, B.A. in Sociology, March 2009
  • National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, M.A. in International Development Studies, September 2010
  • National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Ph.D. in Development Economics, September 2014

Professional Experience

  • National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Research Associate, October 2014- March 2015
  • The University of Tokyo, Project Researcher, November 2014- March 2015
  • Nagoya City University, Assistant Professor, April 2015- Present

Research Fields

  • Development Economics

Research Interests

  • Development economics, Applied econometrics, Industrial development, SMEs/ Family business, Impact evaluation

Selected Publications

  • Otsuka, K., Higuchi, Y., and Sonobe, T. (2017) “Middle-Income Traps in East Asia: An Inquiry into Causes for Slowdown in Income Growth,” China Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • Sakai, Y., Estudillo, J.P., Fuwa, N., Higuchi, Y., and Sawada, Y. (2017) “Do Natural Disasters Affect the Poor Disproportionately? Price Change and Welfare Impact in the aftermath of Typhoon Milenyo in the rural Philippines,” World Development, 94: 16-26.
  • Higuchi, Y., Vu, H.N. and Sonobe T. (2015) “Sustained Impacts of Kaizen Training,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 120: 189-206.

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Project Member, April 2015- Present

https://sites.google.com/site/yukihiguchipage/

 



Daisuke HIRANO , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka Prefecture University, March 2010

Professional Experience

  • Researcher, The Research Center for Advanced Policy Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, April 2009-March 2015
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Doshisha University, April 2015-March 2017
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2017-present

Research Fields

  • Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics

Research Interests

  • Human Capital Development, Diversity in Workplace

Selected Publications

  • “Enterprise unions and downsizing in Japan before and after 1997”, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 28, pp.91-118, 2013 (with Tomohiko Noda)


Satoru IBARAKI , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Engineering, Bachelor in Technology, March 1988
  • Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Master in Technology, March 1990
  • Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Finished the course work of Doctoral Program, March 1993

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University, April 1993 – May 1998
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, June 1998 – present

Research Fields

  • Operations Research, Mathematical Programming

Research Interests

  • Optimization, Data Mining

Selected Publications

  • S. Ibaraki, M. Fukushima and T. Ibaraki. ‘Primal-dual proximal point algorithm for linearly constrained convex programming problems,’ Computational Optimization and Applications, Vol.1 (1992), 207-226
  • S. Ibaraki and M. Fukushima. ‘Primal-dual proximal point algorithm for multicommodity network flow problems,’ Journal of the Operations Research Society of Japan, Vol.37 (1994), 297-309
  • S. Ibaraki. ‘Alternating direction algorithm for semi-definite programming problems and its applications,’ D.P.in Economics, SNCU, 340, (2003) 1-9 (in Japanese)


Kazuyuki INAGAKI , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Kobe University, Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D.  March 2007

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Management and Information Science, Onomichi University, April 2008-March 2012
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Management and Information Science, Onomichi City University, April 2008-March 2014
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2014-present

Research Fields

  • International Finance, Applied Econometrics

Research Interests

  • International Capital Flow, Current Account, Macroeconomic Policy

Selected Publications

  • Testing for volatility spillover between the British pound and the euro, Research in International Business and Finance, vol.21, pp.161–174, 2007
  • Estimating the interest rate semi-elasticity of the demand for money in low interest rate environments, Economic Modelling, vol.26, pp.147–154, 2009
  • Adjustment costs in the Japanese banking sector, International Journal of Business, vol.18, pp.307-318, 2013

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Member of the academic board of French-Japanese society of economics April 2005-present


Ken ITAKURA , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Ph.D. (May, 2004)

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University (April 2007 – present)
  • Consultant, Development Prospects Group (DECPG), The World Bank (September 2008 ? August 2009)
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University (April 2005 – March 2007)
  • Research Associate, Synthetic Environment for Analysis and Simulation Lab (SEAS), School of Management, Purdue University (November 2004 – January 2005)
  • Research Associate, joint appointment with Center for Global Trade Analysis, Department of Agricultural Economics, and SEAS, School of Management, Purdue University (January 2004 – October 2004)
  • Research Assistant, Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University (1998 – 2003)
  • Consultant, Development Prospects Group, World Bank (IBRD), Washington D.C. (1996 – 1998)

Research Fields

  • International Trade, CGE Modeling

Research Interests

  • Trade Policy Analysis, FTA/RTA, Global CGE Modeling

Selected Publications

  • Itakura, Ken
“Impact of Liberalization and Improved Connectivity and Facilitation in ASEAN,” Journal of Asian Economics, 35, (December 2014), pp.2–11.
  • Itakura, Ken, and Hiro Lee
“Welfare Changes and Sectoral Adjustments of Asia-Pacific Countries under Alternative Sequencings of Free Trade Agreements,” Global Journal of Economics, 1(2), 1250012, (November 2012), pp.1–22.
  • Itakura, Ken, Thomas W. Hertel, and Jeffrey J. Reimer “The Contribution of Productivity Linkages to the General Equilibrium Analysis of Free Trade Agreements,” Chapter 12 in Ianchovichina and Walmsley eds., Dynamic Modeling and Applications for Global Economic Analysis, Cambridge University Press, (February 2012), pp.312–341.

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Instructor, Dynamic Short Course, Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University (October 10 – 15, 2008) (October 6 – 11, 2006), (October 6 – 11, 2000)
  • Investigator of Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Comprehensive Economic Partnership Expert Group Meeting, commissioned by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan (April 2002)


Yasushi KAWABATA , Professor

Education, Degree

  • The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Economics, B.A. March 1993
  • The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics, M.A. March 1995

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business, April 1998-March 2003
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Mie University, April 2003-March 2010
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2010-March 2015
  • Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2015-present

Research Fields

  • International Trade Theory

Research Interests

  • Regional Economic Integration, Strategic Trade Policy

Selected Publications

  • Free Trade Agreement and Vertical Trade with a Manufacturing Base(with Akihiko Yanase and Hiroshi Kurata), Review of International Economics, vol.20, pp.1070-1081, 2012
  • Cost Asymmetries and Industrial Policy in Vertically Related Markets, The Machester School, vol.80, pp.633-649, 2012
  • Vertical Trade and Free Trade Agreements (with Akihiko Yanase and Hiroshi Kurata), Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, vol. 24, pp.569-585, 2010


Atsuo KAWAI , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Keio University Faculty of Economics, March 1989
  • Kobe University Graduate School of Business, Ph.D. September 2006

Professional Experience

  • Assistant, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 1995-March 1996
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 1996-March 1999
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 1999-August 2007
  • Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, September 2007-present

Research Fields

  • Business Strategy and Organizations

Research Interests

  • Organizational Change, Strategic Change, via New Business Development

Selected Publications

  • Managing Organizational Capability, published by Chuokeizai, 2004
  • Managing Organizational Change, published by Chuokeizai, 2006
  • Education through Competition, published by JPC Press 2007


Katsuhiko KAWAI , Professor

Education, Degree

  • The University of Texas at Austin Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D, 1995

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration, September 1995 ? March 1998
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Information, Gifu Shotoku Gakuin University, April 1998 ? March 2002
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Momoyama Gakuin University, April 2002- March 2005
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2005- March 2008
  • Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2008-present

Research Fields

  • Information Systems, Computational Economics

Research Interests

  • Social Computing, Agent-based Computational Economics

Selected Publications

  • Open Source Software Development and the Communities (in Japanese), The 5th National Conference of ISSJ, 2008
  • The Definitive Guide to CodeIgniter (CodeIgniter Tettei Nyumon), Shoeisha, 2008

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Member of Japanese Economic Association
  • Member of ACM


Masako KIMURA , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Economics, B.A. March 2003
  • Kyoto University, Graduate School of Economics, M.A. March 2005

Professional Experience

  • Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, April 2007 – March 2009
  • Research Fellow, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, April 2009 – March 2010

Research Fields

  • Population Economics, Macroeconomics

Research Interests

  • Fertility, Economic Growth, Family, Education

Selected Publications

  • “Public provision of private child goods” Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 93, pp. 741-751, 2009. (with Daishin Yasui)
    [DP version is here (KIER Discussion Paper Series No. 662)]
  • Family Economics: Struggle between Money and Family Ties (in Japanese),
    NTT Publishing: Tokyo, 2008. (with Toshiaki Tachibanaki)
  • “Occupational choice, educational attainment, and fertility”
    Economics Letters, Vol. 94, pp. 228-234, 2007. (with Daishin Yasui)

http://mkimura.sakura.ne.jp/



Natsuko KITANI , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • University of Strathclyde, Department of History, M.Phil in History, July 2003
  • Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Graduate School of Integrated Studies in Language and Society, Ph.D., March 2005

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2008-March 2011
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2011-present

Research Fields

  • Economic History of the British Empire, International Economic History

Research Interests

  • The Economic Relationship among Britain, India and Japan during the Inter-war Period
  • The Network of Businessmen in Bombay in the First Half of the 20th Century
  • Decolonization and Economic Development in India

Selected Publications

  • ‘The Attitude of Capitalists in India under the British Colonial Rule – The Activities and Opinions in the 1930s – ‘ in Yasuo Inoue (ed.) The Economic Growth in Japan and Asia (Nihon to Ajia no Keizai Seicho), Koyo Shobo, pp.86-105, 2015 (in Japanese).
  • ‘The Trade Relationship between the British Empire and Japan in the First Half of the 1930s – an Analysis of the Factors of Failure in the Anglo-Japanese Conversations of 1933-34 – ‘, EX-ORIENTE, Vol.14, pp.271-294, 2007 (in Japanese).
  • ‘The Lancashire-Bombay talks and the Indo-Japanese trade negotiations with regard to Indian export of raw cotton: reconsideration of imperial preference in India in the first half of the 1930s’, Socio-Economic History, Vol.71, No.6, pp.25-47, 2006 (in Japanese).


Tetsuya MISAWA , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering March 1981
  • Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Doctor of Engineering March 1988

Professional Experience

  • Instructor, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University, April 1986-March 1992
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of General Education, Nagoya City University, April 1992
    -March 1993
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of General Education, Nagoya City University, April 1993-March 1996
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 1996-July 2000
  • Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, August 2000-present
  • Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2002-present

Research Fields

  • Statistical Mathematics, Investment Science, Quantitative analysis

Research Interests

  • Valuation and risk analysis on projects, Stochastic dynamical systems, Statistical approach to financial and accounting data

Selected Publications

  • “Risk Assessment of Power Plant Investment by Three Level Ordered Probit Model Considering Project Suspension”, Proc. of 2013 IREP Symp., pp.1-5, 2013 (doi:10.1109/IREP.2013.6629398)(jointly worked)
  • “A Lie algebraic approach to numerical integration of stochastic differential equations”, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computation, vol.23, pp.866-890, 2001.
  • “Conserved Quantities and Symmetries related to Stochastic Dynamical Systems”, Ann. Inst. of Stat. Math., 51, pp.779-802, 1999.

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Councilor of Japanese Association of Financial Econometrics and Engineering 2013-present.
  • Reviewer of the Mathematical Reviews (American Mathematical Society) 2010-present.

Yuichi MORITA , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics, M.A. March, 1992

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 1996-October 1998
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, November 1998-present

Research Fields

  • Public Policy, Macroeconomics

Research Interests

  • Economic Growth, Inequality

Selected Publications

  • Dynamic Analysis of an Endogenous Growth Model with Public Capital, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 95, 607-25, 1993
  • Influence of Population Structural Change on Municipal Inhabitants Tax- Nagoya City-, The Journal of International and Regional Economics, vol. 8, 1-12, 2007
  • The Effects of Regional Factor on Local Government Finance, The Journal of International and Regional Economics, vol. 9, 35-45, 2008


Noriyoshi NAKAYAMA , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Rikkyo University, Faculty of Economics, B.A. March 1990
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University, Graduate School of Social Sciences, March 1995
  • Ph. D. in Economics (Tokyo Metropolitan University), February 2003

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Commerce, University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences, April 1995-March 1999
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences, April 1999-March 2004
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2004-March 2008
  • Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2008-present

Research Fields

  • Industrial Organization, Public Utilities Economics, Health Economics

Research Interests

  • Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, Regulation

Selected Publications

  • “Estimation of Optimal Metropolitan Size in Japan with Consideration of Social Costs,” Empirical Economics, Vol 40, pp. 1713-1730, 2015. (with F. Mizutani and T. Tanaka)
  • “Industrial Diversity and Metropolitan Unemployment Rate,” Annals of Regional Science, Vol.40, pp.157-172, 2006.(with K. Mizuno and F. Mizutani)
  • Analysis of Efficiency in Japanese Water Utilities, Taga Shuppan: Tokyo, 2003 (in Japanese).


Masamichi OGAMI , Assistant Professor

Education, Degree

  • The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics, M.A. March, 2005

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2010-present

Research Fields

  • Management of Technology and Innovation

Research Interests

  • Technological and organizational change; Industry evolution; Technology Strategy

Selected Publications

  • The technological evolution and the acculturation model of communities, The Journal of Economics, Vol.75, No.3, pp.63-78, 2009.(with N. Takahashi, H. Okawa, M. Hatta, and N. Inamizu)
  • Asahi Glass’s production strategy: The case of Thai plant, Akamon Management Review, Vol.7, No.5, pp.235-262.(with J. Tomita)


Eiji OKANO , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University (Apr., 2000–Mar., 2005)
  • PhD in Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi Univ., Mar., 2005
  • Faculty of Commerce, Doshisha University (Apr., 1989–Mar., 1993)
  • BA in Commerce, Doshisha Univ., Mar., 1993

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University (Apr., 2004–Present),
  • Invited Researcher, Center for Research on Economic Analysis (Center for Research in Economics and Management at Present), University of Luxembourg (Jul., 2012–Oct., 2012)
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chiba Keizai University (Apr., 2008–Mar., 2014)
  • Visiting Fellow, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia University (Aug., 2008–Jul., 2009)
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chiba Keizai University (Apr., 2005–Mar., 2008)
  • Regular Member, Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Astellas Pharma Inc. at present, Apr., 1993–Apr., 2000)

Research Fields

  • Macroeconomics, Open-economy Macroeconomics, International Money and Finance, Monetary Policy

Research Interests

  • Monetary Policy in an Open Economy, Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy and Quantitative Easing and Zero Lower Bound

Selected Publications

  • “How Important is Fiscal Policy Cooperation in a Currency Union” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 38, Jan., 2014, 266–286.
  • (with Masataka Eguchi, Hiroshi Gunji and Tomomi Miyazaki) “Optimal Monetary Policy in an Estimated Local Currency Pricing Model,” Advances in Econometrics, 28, Nov., 2012, 39–79.
  • “Has Inflation Targeting Improved Social Welfare in Practice?” Applied Economics Letters, 15, Jan., 2008, 23–26.

http://www.econ.nagoya-cu.ac.jp/~eiji_okano/okano_e.html



Shinya OKUDA , Professor



Hideaki SAKAWA , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • University of Tokyo Faculty of Economics, B.A. March 2003
  • Osaka University Graduate School of Economics, Ph. D. March 2008

Professional Experience

  • Research Fellow, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University, November 2007-March 2009
  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2009-March 2013
  • Visiting Research Scholar, Fox School of Business, Temple University, October 2011- September 2012
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2013-Present

Research Fields

  • Corporate Governance

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance

Selected Publications

  • Market Liquidity and Bank-dominated Corporate Governance: Evidence from Japan (with M. Ubukata and N, Watanabel), International Review of Economics and Finance, 31, pp. 1-11, 2014
  • Relation between Top Executive Compensation Structure and Corporate Governance:  Evidence from Japanese Public Disclosed Data (with M. Moriyama and N. Watanabel), Corporate Governance: An International Review, 20, pp. 593-608, 2012
  • Relationship between Managerial Compensation and Business Performance in Japan: New Evidence Using Micro Data (with Naoki Watanabel), Asian Economic Journal, 22, pp.431-455, 2008

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • COE Young Research Scholar, Hitotsubashi University, October 2008-March 2011
  • Researcher in Research Institute for Socionetwork Strategy, Kansai University, January 2009-March 2010
  • Special Research Fellow, Financial Research Fellow at Financial Service Agency, August 2013- August 2014


Koichiro SAWANO , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Sophia University Faculty of Economics, B.A. March 1994
  • Osaka University Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D. March 2001

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Law and Letters, University of the Ryukyus, April 2001-March 2004
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2004-present

Research Fields

  • Microeconomics, Health Economics, Policy Evaluation

Research Interests

  • Health Care, Airline Service, Public Sector

Selected Publications

  • Household Consumption and Medical Care Expenditure: A Test of Engel Curve Estimation, JCER Economic Journal, no. 42, pp. 61-84,2001.
  • Referendum, Voting Behavior and its Implications, LEVIATHAN (The Japanese Journal of Political Science), vol.33, pp.111-129, 2003.
  • Airline Deregulation and the Policy Evaluation: A Case of Japan, JCER Economic Journal, no. 53, pp. 13-41,2006.

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Member of Committee (KITAKYUSYU City) March 2007-present


Yoshitaka SHIMONO , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Kobe University, Faculty of Business Administration, B.A. March, 1997
  • Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Ph.D. March, 2004

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Management and Information Science, Onomichi University, April 2006-March 2011
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Management and Information Science, Onomichi University, April 2011-August 2011
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, September 2011-present

Research Fields

  • Business Administration, Supplier System, Supplier Management

Research Interests

  • Global Supply Chain Management , Risk Management in Supply Chain

Selected Publications

  • “The Supplier System of Japanese Automobile Maker in China: A Meaning of Context Sharing in Inter-organizational Business Relationships,” Journal of Economics and Business Administration (Kokumin-Keizai Zasshi), Vol.194, No.1, pp.47-62. 2006.(with Gao Ruihong)
  • “Profit and Risk Sharing in Japanese Automobile Supply Chains: A Comparison of Toyota and Nissan,” Organizational Science (Soshiki Kagaku), Vol.39, No.2, pp.67-81. 2005.


Jiro TAKAHASHI , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Kyoto University Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D. March 2010

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2010-March 2013
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2013-present

Research Fields

  • Financial Accounting

Research Interests

  • Accounting Institutions, Financial Analysis, Research Methodology in Accounting

Selected Publications

  • The Structure of Accounting for Impairment of Long-lived Assets and Its Function, The Economic Review (Keizai-Ronso), Vol.182, No.5・6, pp.7-107, 2010.
  • Value Relevance of Discretionary Asset Impairment,14th Annual Conference Proceedings(Asian Academic Accounting Association),pp.1-28,2013.
  • The Effect of Accounting Standards for Impairment on Earnings Management: from the Perspective of the Structure of Accounting for Impairment, Contemporary Disclosure Research, Vol.13, pp.35-47, 2014.

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Member of Committee (KITAKYUSYU City) March 2007-present


Hanae TAMECHIKA , Assistant Professor



Hideki TOYA , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Chuo University, Faculty of Economics, B.A. March 1991
  • Yokohama National University, Graduate School of Economics, M.A. March 1993
  • Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of Economics, April 1993- March 1996

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 1996- March 2000
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2000- present

Research Fields

  • Macroeconomics, Economic Growth

Research Interests

  • Determinants of economic growth, Economics of natural disasters

Selected Publications

  • Economic development and the impacts of natural disasters, (joint with Mark Skidmore) Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 94(1), pages 20-25, January,2007.
  • Convergence in Government Spending: Theory and Cross-Country Evidence, (joint with Mark Skidmore and David Merriman) Kyklos, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 57(4), pages 587-620, November,2004.
  • Do Natural Disasters Promote Long-Run Growth?, (joint with Mark Skidmore) Economic Inquiry, Oxford University Press, vol. 40(4), pages 664-687, October,2002. Professional Services and Other Activities


Ryutaro TSUNODA , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Nagoya Institute of Technology Department of Metallurgical Engineering,B.A. March 1976
  • Kobe University Graduate School of Business Administration,MBA. March 1988

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Ecomomics, Hiroshima University of Economics,April 1988-March 1992
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hiroshima University of Economics April 1992-March 1994
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Science Ritsumeikan University April 1994-March 1996
  • Professor, Faculty of Policy Science Ritsumeikan University April 1996-March 2004
  • Professor, Faculty of Economics Nagoya City University April 2004-present

Research Fields

  • Organizational Behavior, Innovation Management, Business Policy

Research Interests

  • Venturing New Businesses in the Regional Area, Management of Multinational Growing Businesses

Selected Publications

  • Studies in Entrepreneurship :Theories and Cases,Yuhikaku:Tokyo,2014
  • The Understanding of Modern Firms through the System of Transactions,Yuhikaku:Tokyo,2008
  • Strategic Infrastructure, Hakuto-Shobo :Tokyo 2004

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Trustee of the Forum for Entrepreneurial Studies June 2003 – present
  • Trustee of the Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs December 2013- present
  • Councilor of the Kansai Productivity Center April 2011-present


Masaharu USUKI , Professor

Education, Degree

  • 1981 B.A, in Law, University of Tokyo
  • 2003 Ph.D. in Commerce, Graduate School of Commerce, Senshu University

Professional Experience

  • 1981- 1986 Officer, Long-term Credit Bank of Japan, Inc.
  • 1986- 1998 Economist, Long-term Credit Bank of Japan and LTCB Research Inc.
  • 1998- 2011 Senior Economist, NLI Research Institute Inc.
  • 2011- Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University

Research Fields

  • Finance and Investment, Pension Management

Research Interests

  • Risk Management in Pension Investment, Private Pension’s Role in Old-Age Income Security

Selected Publications

  • “Application of Liability Driven Investment (LDI) Strategy in Japan. Can it be a solution to bail out defined benefit pension plans?”, Securities Analyst Journal
    No.5, Vol.45., pp. 45-59, 2007., http://www.saa.or.jp/english/publications/Usuki.pdf
  • “Pension Funds and Retirement Benefits in a Depressed Economy: Experience and Challenges in Japan”in Retirement Provision in Scary Markets, pp. 187-210. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007
  • “Risk Management and Pension Plan Choice in Japan”, in Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm, pp.261- 277. Oxford University Press, 2005

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • 2010- Board Member of Nippon Finance Association
  • 2009- Member of Investment Committee, Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Association
  • 2008- Member of Investment Committee in Government Pension Investment Fund
  • 2007- Member of CMA Examination Committee, Securities Analyst Association, Government Pension Investment Fund
  • 2006- Member of Investment Committee, National Federation of Mutual Aid Association for Municipal Personnel

 



Shinsuke UCHIDA , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • B.A. Economics, Keio University, Japan, 2001
  • M.Sc. Environmental and Resource Economics, University College London, UK, 2002
  • Ph.D. Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, 2014

Professional Experience

  • Consultant, Development Economics Research Group, The World Bank, 2007-2008
  • Economist, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2009-2010
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Shinshu University,, 2012-2015
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, 2015-present

Research Fields

  • Resource Economics, Applied Econometrics

Research Interests

  • Agriculture and Environment, Climate Change, Economic Development

Selected Publications

  • Kirwan, Barrett, Shinsuke Uchida, and Kirk White, (2012) “Aggregate and Farm-level Productivity Growth in Tobacco: Before and After the Quota Buyout”, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 94:838-853.
  • Galinato, Gregmar, and Shinsuke Uchida, (2011) “The Effect of Temporary Certified Emission Reductions on Forest Rotations and Carbon Supply”, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 59:145-164.
  • Galinato, Gregmar, and Shinsuke Uchida, (2010) “Evaluating Temporary Certified Emission Reductions in Reforestation and Afforestation Programs” Environment and Resource Economics, 46:111-133.

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Eri YAMADA , Assistant Professor

Education, Degree

  • Mie University Faculty of Humanities, B.A.
  • Nagoya University Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Kindai University, April 2014-August 2016.
  • Assistant Professor, Nagoya City University, September 2016-present.

Research Fields

  • Urban and Regional Economics

Research Interests

  • Economic Growth, Industrial Cluster, Agglomeration Economies, Geography of Innovation

Selected Publications

  • Yamada, Eri and Tetsu Kawakami ” Distribution of Industrial Growth in Nagoya Metropolitan Area, Japan: An Exploratory Analysis Using Geographical and Technological Proximities,” Regional Studies, forthcoming.
  • Yamada, Eri and Tetsu Kawakami (2015) “Assessing dynamic externalities from a cluster perspective: the case of the motor metropolis in Japan,” The Annals of Regional Science, Vol. 54, pp. 269-298.


Asuka YAMAGUCHI , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Keio University, Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D., July 2011

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2014-March 2017
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2017-present

Research Fields

  • Economic History of Japan

Research Interests

  • natural resources, energy, industrialization

Selected Publications

  • An Environmental Economic History of Forest Resources: Timber and industrialization in Modern Japan, Tokyo: Keio Daigaku Shuppankai, 2015(in Japanese)
  • “The Government Railways and the Procurement of Railway Sleepers in Prewar Japan”, in S. Sugiyama (ed.) Economic History of Energy and Environment, Tokyo: Springer, 2015, chapter 2
  • “Asian timber trade in the context of Global History”, in Yasuo Inoue (ed.) Economic Growth in Japan and Asia, Kyoto: Koyo Shobo, 2015(in Japanese)


Nao YAMAMOTO , Assistant Professor

Education, Degree

  • Kobe University Graduate School of Business Administration, Ph.D. March 2009

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Tokyo International University, April 2009-March 2011
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2011-present

Research Fields

  • Marketing , Consumer Behavior

Research Interests

  • Relationship Marketing on the Internet,Online Consumer Bahavior,Brand Community

Selected Publications

  • Building Brand Loyalty through B-to-C,C-to-C Communication on the Brand Web, Journal of Information and Management,vol30,No.4,pp58-68,2010.
  • The Influence of Online Communication on Relationship Marketing,Japan Marketing Journal,vol108,pp113-121,2008.


Yoko YAMAMOTO
, Professor

Education, Degree

  • Osaka University of Foreign Studies, B.A. in Language and Area Studies, March 1992
  • Hitotsubashi University, M.A. in Economics, March 1995
  • Hitotsubashi University, Ph. D. in Economics, November 2007

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2000-March 2003
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2003-present

Research Fields

  • Labour Economics, Social Welfare

Research Interests

  • Female Labour Market, Economics of Fertility

Selected Publications

  • Disincentives of Child-rearing (in Japanese), Depopulation and Japanese Economy, Y. Higuchi and Ministry of Finance, Policy Research Institute eds. pp.49-80, Nippon Hyoronsha, 2006
  • The Child-Care Leave Law and the Demand for Female Labour (in Japanese), The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies, Vol.47, Feb-Mar, No.2・3, pp. 123~136, 2005
  • Child-rearing Costs and Child-bearing Behavior (in Japanese), JCER Economic Journal, No.48, Mar, pp.34-57, 2004


Atsushi YOGO, Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Kobe University, Faculty of Business Administration, B.A., March 2007
  • Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Ph.D., March 2014

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Science, Okayama University, April 2014-March 2017
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2017-present

Research Fields

  • Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior

Research Interests

  • Job Grade System, Organizational Justice, Diversity Management

Selected Publications

  • “The Performance Appraisal and Fairness as Voluntary Turnover Factor: A nonlinear effect and its inhibition”, Japan Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.14, No.2, pp.105-123, 2013 (in Japanese)
  • “1st: Leadership and Interaction”, in Y. Matsuda & D. Fujii (eds.), Readings Organizational Management, Okayama University Press, pp.1-19, 2014 (in Japanese)
  • “The Influence of Management’s Work-Life Balance on the Organizational Behavior of Employees in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Empirical Analysis Focusing on Spillover and Crossover Effects”, Kobe University Discussion Paper Series, 2017-04, pp.1-13, 2017.


Kazuo YOSHIDA , Professor

Education, Degree

  • Nagoya City University, Faculty of Economics, B.A. March 1987
  • Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D March 2002

Professional Experience

  • Assistant, Faculty of Humanities, Hirosaki University, April 1991
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, October 1996
  • Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, February 2006-present

Research Fields

  • Financial Accounting

Research Interests

  • Pension Accounting Information, Earnings Management

Selected Publications

  • Determinants of Japanese Corporate Pension Coverage, Journal of Economics and Business, Vol.54, No.5, 2002, pp.537-555
  • Japanese Corporate Pension Plans and the Impact on Stock Prices, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol.70, No.2, 2003, pp.249-268
  • Determinants of Defined-Contribution Japanese Corporate Pension Coverage, The Japanese Accounting Review, Vol.2, 2012, pp.33-47

Professional Services and Other Activities

  • Executive Editor, Contemporary Disclosure Research, November 2007 – March 2012


Kazuki YOKOYAMA , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of Economics, Ph.D. April 2006

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics,, Nagoya City University, April 2002-March 2005
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2005-present

Research Fields

  • Economic History; Financial Economics

Research Interests

  • Banking Panics; Financial Policy; Corporate Governance; Natural Experiment

Selected Publications

  • Too Big to Fail: the Panic of 1927, MPRA Paper 3423, University Library of Munich, Germany, 2007.
  • Zaibatsu Affiliated Life Insurance Companies, OIKONOMIKA, 44(2): 105-120 (in Japanese)
  • “Measuring the Extent and Implications of Director Interlocking in the Pre-war Japanese Banking Industry” (with Tetsuji Okazaki and Michiru Sawada), The Journal of Economic History, 64(5): 1082-1115, 2005.


Naohiko WAKUTSU , Assistant Professor

Education, Degree

  • B.A. Management, Dokkyo University, Japan, 1997
  • M.A. Commerce, Keio University, Japan, 2001
  • Ph.D. Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA, 2010

Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University, 2011-2013
  • Research Associate, Health Care Science Institute, 2013-2015
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Policy and Health Economics, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, 2015-2017
  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, 2017-present

Research Fields

  • Indsutrial Organization, Health Economics

Research Interests

  • Innovation, R&D, Health Insurance System

Selected Publications

  • Naohiko Wakutsu and Hiroshi Nakamura (2015) “New NHI Drug-pricing System in Japan: Incentives for R&D and Budget Neutrality”, International Journal of Economic Policy Studies, 10, pp.1-12.
  • Naohiko Wakutsu (2013) “On the Effect of Emissions Trading on Green R&D”, Dokkyo University Studies of Economics, 93, pp.57-76.


Naoki WATANABE , Associate Professor

Education, Degree

  • University of Tokyo Faculty of Economics, B.A. March 2003
  • Osaka University Graduate School of International Public Policy, Ph. D. March 2012

Professional Experience

  • Research Fellow, Graduate School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, August 2008-March 2009
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Toyo University, April 2009-March 2012
  • Lecture, Faculty of Business Administration, Ritsumeikan University, April 2012-March 2016
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, April 2016-Present

Research Fields

  • Finance

Research Interests

  • Market Microstructure, Corporate Governance

Selected Publications

  • Japanese Security Market post Deregulation – Market Liquidity and Market Microstructure (with H, Sakawa), Minerva Publishers, 2016. (in Japanese)
  • Bank Risk-taking and the Board of Directors Role: Evidence from Japan (with H, Sakawa), in E. Klein (Ed.) Corporate Governance: Principles, Practices and Challenges, Nova Science Publishers, 2016 (forthcoming).
  • Market Liquidity and Bank-dominated Corporate Governance: Evidence from Japan (with M. Ubukata and H, Sakawa), International Review of Economics and Finance, 31, pp. 1-11, 2014.