CHUMA Hiroyuki

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CHUMA Hiroyuki

CHUMA Hiroyuki

Faculty Fellow (until September 30, 2017)

Professor, Faculty of Social Innovation, Seijo University

Activities at RIETI


Industrial Economics, Industrial Organization, Labor Economcis, Economic/Managerial Analysis related to the competitiveness of semiconductor industry, Social Impacts of ICT/AI Development

Research Projects


1984 Ph.D. Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo
1975 B.A. Hitotsubashi University


2015 - present Faculty Fellow, RIETI
2014 - present Professor, Seijo University
2000 - 2010 Faculty Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
2009 - 2013 Committee Member, Expert Panel on Basic Policy Promotion, Council for Science and Technology Policy (CSTP)
2004 - 2007 Affiliated Senior Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
2000 - 2001 Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Yale University
1992 - 2014 Professor, Hitotsubashi University
1985 Associate Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
1984 Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University/Carbondale

Selected Publications and Papers

Papers Published in Refereed Journals
Chuma, Hiroyuki, "Searching for the Declining Causes and Effects of Japanese Semiconductor Industry : System Architecture View," Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University, WP#14-10, December, 2014 (in Japanese)

Chuma, Hiroyuki, "Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation: CD-SEM Supporting the Miniaturization for World Semiconductor Industry," Hitotsubashi Business Review, Vol. 60, No.3, December 2012 (in Japanese)

Chuma, Hiroyuki, "Searching for the Main Causes of Decreasing Competitiveness of Japanese Semiconductor Industry: Social Network Analysis," Keizai-Kenkyu, Vol.62, No.3, pp.225-240, September, 2011 (in Japanese)

Kiu-Sik Bae, Hiroyuki Chuma, Takao Kato, Dong-Bae Kim and Isao Ohashi, "High Performance Work Practices and Employee Voice: A Comparison of Japanese and Korean Workers," Industrial Relations, Volume 50, Issue 1, pages 1-29, January 2011

Chuma, Hiroyuki, "Searching for the Main Causes of Decreasing Competitiveness of Japanese Manufacturing System: from the Perspective of Papert's Principle," Cognitive Studies, Vol 14, No.1, pp.39-59 (in Japanese)

Chuma, Hiroyuki, "Increasing Complexity and Limits of Organization in the Microlithography Industry: Implications for Science-based Industries," Research Policy, 2006, Vol.35, Iss.3, pp. 394-411