2004 M.A., Economics, Keio University
2002 B.A., Economics, Keio University
April 2007-March 2009 Research Fellow, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science / Visiting Scholar, RIETI
January 2005-March 2007 Research Associate, Global Security Research Institute, Keio University
Selected Publications and Papers
"Offshoring and Corporate Headquarters: Evidence from Japanese firm-level data," (with Eiichi Tomiura and Ryuhei Wakasugi), RIETI Discussion Paper Series 10-E-032.
"How Do Chinese Industries Benefit from FDI Spillovers?" (with N.Yashiro, Z.Xu, X.Chen and R.Wakasugi), China Economic Review 23, pp.342-356. 2012.
"Intra-firm Trade and Contract Completeness: Evidence from Japanese affiliate firms," (with Toshiyuki Matsuura), RIETI Discussion Paper Series 09-E-026.
"The Internationalization of Japanese Firms: New findings based on firm-level data," RIETI Discussion Paper Series 08-E-036.
"Dissecting Offshore Outsourcing and R&D: A survey of Japanese manufacturing firms," (with Eiichi Tomiura and Ryuhei Wakasugi), RIETI Discussion Paper Series 07-E-060.
Papers Published in Refereed Journals
"Offshore Outsourcing and Productivity: Evidence from Japanese firm-level data disaggregated by tasks," (with Eiichi Tomiura and Ryuhei Wakasugi), forthcoming in Review of International Economics.
"Offshore Outsourcing Decision and Capital Intensity: Firm-level Relationships," (with Eiichi Tomiura and Ryuhei Wakasugi), Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, No. 2, April 2011.
"Productivity Premia of Offshoring Firms in East Asia: Evidence from Japanese firms," Association of Asia Scholar, Millennial Asia, Vol. 1, 2010.
"The Effects of Stronger Intellectual Property Rights on Technology Transfer: Evidence from Japanese Firm-level Data," (with Ryuhei Wakasugi), Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol. 34 (2), pp. 145-158, 2009.
"Offshoring and Trade in East Asia: A Statistical Analysis," (with Ryuhei Wakasugi and Eiichi Tomiura), Asian Economic Papers, 7 (3), 2008, pp. 105-128.
"Intra-firm Technology Transfer and R&D in Foreign Affiliates: Substitutes or Complements? Evidence from Japanese Multinational Firms," (with Rene Belderbos and Ryuhei Wakasugi), Journal of The Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 22, pp. 310-319, 2008.
"What factors determine the mode of overseas R&D by multinationals? Empirical evidence," (with Ryuhei Wakasugi), Research Policy 36. 2007, pp. 1275-87.
"Who Develops Innovations in Medicine for the Poor? Trends in Patent Applications Related to Medicines for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Diseases," (with Tatsufumi Yamagata), The Developing Economies, vol. 45 no. 2. 2007, The Institute of Developing Economies.
"Does Firm Boundary Matter?: The Effect of Offshoring on Productivity of Japanese Firms," (with Eiichi Tomiura and Ryuhei Wakasugi), forthcoming in Quantitative Analysis of Newly Evolving Patterns of International Trade: Fragmentation; Offshoring of Activities; and Vertical Intra-Industry Trade, edited by Robert M. Stern, World Scientific Pub Co Inc.
"Emerging External Funds for Health: A study of global health partnerships," in Making Health Services More Accessible in Developing Countries: Finance and Health Resources for Functioning Health Systems, edited by Hiroko Uchimura, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Book Review: Strong Medicines: Creating Incentives for Pharmaceutical Research on Neglected Diseases, by Michael Kremer and Rachel Glennerster, Princeton 2004, N.J., Princeton University Press.
Review: The Developing Economies, The Institute of Developing Economies, Vol. XLIII, No. 2, pp. 322-326, June 2005.