NISHIMURA Kazuo

NISHIMURA Kazuo

NISHIMURA Kazuo

Faculty Fellow

Specially appointed Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
Professor, Interfaculty Initiatives in Social Sciences, Kobe University

Activities at RIETI

Expertise

Nonlinear Economic Dynamics, Educational Economics, Neuroeconomics

Research Projects

Education

1977 Ph.D., Economics, University of Rochester
1975 M.A., Economics, University of Rochester
1972 M.A., Agriculture Economics, University of Tokyo
1970 B.A., Agriculture Economics, University of Tokyo

Experience

Academic Appointments
2013.4 Professor, Interfaculty Initiatives in Social Sciences, Kobe University
2000.9-2001.8 Visiting Professor, University of Paris
2000.9-2001.8 Visiting Professor, University of Marseille
1997.5 Visiting Fellow, Department of Business, University of Wien
1996.5 Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics, Cornell University
1987-present Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
1978-1987 Associate Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
1983-1987 Visiting Associate Professor, University of Southern California
1980.9-1981 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Southern California
1979.9-1980 Visiting Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo
1977.10-1978 Assistant Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
1976.9-1977 Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada

Appointments in Professional Organizations
2006-present President of International Society for Education
1992-present Fellow of the Econometric Society
2000-2001 President of the Japanese Economic Association
1998-2000 Editor in Chief of The Japanese Economic Review

Selected Publications and Papers

Books and Symposium Issues (Edited in English)
Equilibrium, Trade, and Growth; Selected Papers of Lionel W. McKenzie, (with Tapan Mitra), MIT Press, 2008, Cambridge, USA

Special Issue on Nonlinear Macroeconomic Dynamics, (with Makoto Yano), International Journal of Economic Theory, Blackwell, 2008

Handbook on Optimal Growth: 1 Discrete Time, (with Rose-Anne Dana, Cuong Le Van and Tapan Mitra), Springer, 2006

Special Issue on Instability and Fluctuations in Intertemporal Equilibrium Model, (with Cuong Le Van, Tapan Mitra and Alain Venditti), Journal of Mathematical Economics, Springer, 2006

The Symposium Issue in Honor of Mukul Majumdar, (with Charalambos D. Aliprantis, Tapan Mitra and Roy Radner), Economic Theory, Springer, 2006

Special Issue on Intertemporal Equilibria, Aggregation and Sunspots in Honor of Jean Michel Grandmont, (with Makoto Yano), International Journal of Economic Theory, Blackwell, 2006

Symposium on Trade and Growth, (with Makoto Yano), The Japanese Economic Review, Blackwell, 2006

Special Issue on Discrete-Time Dynamics in Economics, (with Makoto Yano), Journal of Difference Equations and Applications 10, No.5, Taylor & Francis, 2004

Symposium on Intertemporal Equilibrium Theory: Indeterminacy, Bifurcations and Stability, (with Tapan Mitra) Journal of Economic Theory, Academic Press, 2001

Optimization and Chaos, (edited with Mukul Mujumdar and Tapan Mitra), Springer, 2000

Symposium on Intertemporal Equilibrium Theory and Nonlinear Dynamics, (with Harutaka Takahashi), The Japanese Economic Review 50, No.4, Blackwell, 1999

Papers (Edited in English) [PDF:128KB]

Others

Honors and Awards
2010 The Kyoto Shimbun Grand Award (Culture/Academy) (for his pioneering contribution on Nonlinear Economic Dynamics.)
2008.11 Nikkei Prize for Excellent Books in Economic Science,
2007.11 Honorary Degree of Doctor, University of Aix- Marseilles ,
2005 Prize for Publication, Mathematical Society of Japan, Award for a book on mathematical education

Editorial Collaboration
2004-present International Journal of Economic Theory, Basil Blackwell, Managing Editor
1998-2000 Editor in Chef; 1995-1997 Co-Editor The Japanese Economic Review, Basil Blackwell
1992-1995 Economic Studies Quarterly, Japan Association of Economics and Econometrics, Co-Editor
1990-present Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Pergamon Press, Member of Editorial Board
2006-present International Journal of Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Nova Science Publishers, Member of Editorial Board
2006-present Advances in Dynamical Systems and Applications, Research India Publications, Member of Editorial Board
1997-present Journal of Difference Equations and Applications, Gordon and Breach Publishers, Member of Editorial Board
1995-present Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, MIT Press, Member of Editorial Board
1990-2000 Economic Theory, Member of Editorial Board
2003-present Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, Member of Editorial Board
2003-present Pacific Economic Review, Wiley-Blackwell, Member of Editorial Board
1997-present Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, Member of Editorial Board
1998-present Advances of Mathematical Economics, Springer-Verlag, Member of Editorial Board
1993-1997 Mathematical Social Sciences, North-Holland, Member of Editorial Board
1991-1997 Ricerche Economiche, Academic Press, Member of Editorial Board
1990-1995 Journal of Economic Surveys, Basil Blackwell, Member of Advisory Board
1995-2001 Journal of Population Economics, Springer-Verlag, Member of Editorial Board
1996-present Seoul Journal of Economics, Seoul University, Member of Editorial Board
1997-present Journal of Economic Development, Chung Ang University, Member of Editorial Board

Professional Affiliations
Japanese Economic Association
Econometric Society