YAMAUCHI Isamu

YAMAUCHI Isamu

YAMAUCHI Isamu

Research Associate

Junior Associate Professor, Meiji Gakuin University
Vice President, Institute of Innovation and Policy Research

Activities at RIETI

Expertise

Innovation, Research and development (R&D) management, Intellectual property

Education

2012 Ph.D., Economics, Hitotsubashi University
2002 M.A., Economics, Hitotsubashi University
2000 B.A., Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

Experience

2016 - present Junior Associate Professor, Meiji Gakuin University
2013 - 2016 Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
2012 - 2013 Visiting Scholar, Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia (IPRIA), University of Melbourne (Overseas Researcher, IIP)
2009 - 2012 Research Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
2008 - 2009 Research Fellow, IIP
2006 - 2008 Researcher, IIP

Selected Publications and Papers

Academic Papers

  • "Does the Outsourcing of Prior Art Search Increase the Efficiency of Patent Examination? Evidence from Japan," Research Policy, vol. 44, Issue 8, pp. 1601-1614, 2015. (with S. Nagaoka)
  • "An Economic Analysis of Deferred Examination System: Evidence from a Policy Reform in Japan," International Journal of Industrial Organization, vol. 44, Issue 8, pp. 1601-1614, 2015. (with S. Nagaoka)
  • "Inventors' Mobility and Organizations' Productivity," RIETI Discussion Paper Series, 15-E-128, 2015. (with Y. Saito)
  • "The Use of Science for Inventions and its Identification: Patent Level Evidence Matched with Survey," RIETI Discussion Paper Series, 15-E-105, 2015. (with S. Nagaoka)
  • "How to Trace Mobile Inventors in Japanese Patent Data? A Unique Name Approach," IIPR Discussion Paper Series, 2014-01, 2014. (with K. Onishi and T. Suzuki)
  • "Determinants and Effects of the Inventor Mobility: Korean firms' strategic use of Japanese inventors," Journal of Intellectual Property Association of Japan, vol.11, No.2, 2014. (with K. Edamura, K. Onishi and K. Sumikura) (in Japanese)
  • "Know-how Management and Innovation Performance," (with Y. Furusawa, K. Edamura and S. Yoneyama) NISTEP Discussion Paper, No.84, 2012. (in Japanese)
  • "The Impact of Policy Reforms of Software Patent on Firm's R&D Activities," NISTEP Discussion Paper, No.76, 2011. (in Japanese)
  • "Do Mergers Improve the Capabilities of Developing and Using Technology?" (with S. Nagaoka) Journal of Intellectual Property Association of Japan, vol.7, No.1, 2010. (in Japanese)
  • "Do software patents induce R&D incentive?" (with K. Onishi) Research on Intellectual Property, vol.6, 2009. (in Japanese)
  • "Complementary Reforms of Patent Examination Request System in Japan," (with S. Nagaoka) IIR Working Paper, WP#08-07, 2008.
  • "Food Fraud and Trust in the Market," (with K. Arai) Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, vol.3, No.1, 2008. (in Japanese)
  • "Economic Analysis of Examination Request System," (with S. Nagaoka) Economic and Managerial Analysis of Patents, Tokyo, Yushodo Press, 2007. (in Japanese)
  • "Workplace and Worker Changes Generated by the Pay-for-Performance System," (with K. Arai and Y. Kurata) Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, vol.1, No.2, 2007. (in Japanese)
  • "The Structure and Determinants of Trust: The Cases of Japan and Sweden," (with K. Arai, S.Oskersson, P. Oberg, T. Svensson and S. Hirano) Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, vol.46, 2005.
  • "The Influence of Accuracy of Education Signals on the Promotion System," Hitotsubashi Business Review, vol.134, No.6, (in Japanese)

Others

  • "Effects of Intellectual Property Rights on Companies' Financial performance," (with S. Nagaoka and K. Onishi) Study on the Effects of Intellectual Property Policy on the Japanese Economic Growth, commissioned by Japan Patent Office, pp.3-48, 2016. (in Japanese)
  • "On the Relation between Increasing Patent Grant Rate and Reasons for Refusal," (with S. Nagaoka) Study on the Firm's Patenting Activity for Accelerating Technological Innovation, commissioned by Japan Patent Office, pp.22-48, 2014. (in Japanese)
  • "On the Efficiency of Patent Examination Process for Economic Growth," Research Report funded by Japan Patent Office, Institute of Intellectual Property, 2013. (in Japanese)
  • "Determinants of the Backlog and the Efficiency of Patent Examination," (with S. Nagaoka) Study on the Firm's Patenting Activity for the New Economic Growth, commissioned by Japan Patent Office, 2012. (in Japanese)
  • "The Usage and Determinants of Accelerated Examination System," (with S. Nagaoka) Study on the Firm's Patenting Activity for the Commercialization of Inventions, commissioned by Japan Patent Office, 2011. (in Japanese)
  • "An Empirical Analysis of Patent Application Behaviors of Firms in the Advanced Technological Field," (with N. Tsukada and S. Nagaoka) Study on the Firm's Patenting Activity for the Sustainable Economic Growth, commissioned by Japan Patent Office, pp.21-38, 2010. (in Japanese)
  • "Do Mergers Promote Innovative Activities of Firms? Evidence from Japanese Patent Data," Research Report funded by Japan Patent Office, Institute of Intellectual Property, 2009. (in Japanese)
  • "Do M&As Improve the Firm's Technological Capability?" Chizaiken Forum, vol.73, 2008. (in Japanese)
  • "An Analysis of the Intellectual Property Management of SMEs," (with K. Onishi) Study on the Firm's Patenting Activity, commissioned by Japan Patent Office, pp.107-123, 2008. (in Japanese)
  • "The Effect of M&A on the Patent Application and R&D Activity," (with S. Nagaoka) Study on the Firm's Patenting Activity, commissioned by Japan Patent Office, pp.5-23, 2008. (in Japanese)
  • "An Analysis of Examination Request Behaviors of Japanese Firms," (with S. Nagaoka, Y. Nishimura and K. Onishi) Study on the Intellectual Property Strategy for the Strengthening of International Competitiveness, commissioned by Japan Patent Office, pp.5-36, 2007. (in Japanese)