1992 M.P.A., Harvard University
1991 LL.M., Columbia University
1983 LL.B., Osaka University
2015 Director of Research, RIETI
2012 Professor, Faculty of Economics, Nagasaki University
2011 Personnel Affairs Division, METI
2011 Senior Team Leader, Asia Pacific Energy Research Center, IEEJ
2008 Director of Research, RIETI
2005 Professor, Faculty of Economics, Shinshu University
2002 Principal Administrator, Energy Technology Policy Division, Energy Technology Office, International Energy Agency (IEA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
2001 Head, International Energy Forum, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
1999 Manager, Energy Demand Forecast Group, Energy Data Modelling Centre (EDMC), the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
1985 Joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
1983 Joined Nippon Steel Corporation
Selected Publications and Papers
"First Step Analysis of Game theory on Firms' Strategic Goals and Value Creation," Annual Review of Economics, Faculty of Economics, Nagasaki University, Vol. 31, pp. 39-45, 2015.
"Resource, Energy and Water" in Japan Statistical Association ed. Survey on Japan by Statistics: Ch. 19, 2015, 2014, 2013, co-author, (in Japanese).
"Microfoundations in Management Studies," Journal of Business and Economics, Faculty of Economics, Nagasaki University, Vol. 94(1-2), pp. 27-39, 2014.
"Relationship between Entrepreneurial Indicators among Innovation-Driven Economies and Its Implications for Japan," Journal of Business and Economics, Faculty of Economics, Nagasaki University, Vol. 93, pp. 21-37, 2014.
"Entrepreneurial Characteristics of Japan: Comparison among Innovation-Driven Economies," Annual Review of Economics, Faculty of Economics, Nagasaki University, Vol. 29, pp. 29-44, 2014.
"A possible impact of environmental taxes, subsidies and emissions trading in the case of the foundry industry (i.e. a supporting industry for automobile industry, etc), domestic and global analysis," Staff Paper Series '08-03, Faculty of Economics, Shinshu University, 2008. (This paper is included in the MPRA archive after the approval of an editor.)
"Energy Policies of IEA Countries 2005 Review,", IEA/OECD, Technology and Research and Development Policy Chapter, 2005, co-author.
"Energy Policies of IEA Countries, Australia, 2005 Review," IEA/OECD, Research and Development (R&D) Innovation Chapter, 2005, co-author.
"Report on Long-Term Energy Supply and Demand and Feasibilities of Alternative Energy Sources," Tokyo: Research Committee on Long-Term Energy Supply and Feasibilities of Alternative Energy Sources (2000)
"Ultra-Long Term Global Energy Supply/Demand Models and Simulation Analyses," Tokyo: IEEJ, EDMC (2000). (with Ito, K., Murota, Y., and Morita, Y.)