Productivity Analysis, Industrial Organization
- Analysis on Service Industries: Productivity, Economic Welfare, and Policy Evaluation (April 15, 2013 - March 31, 2015)
- Research on Measuring Productivity in the Service Industries and Identifying the Driving Factors for Productivity Growth (April 1, 2011 - March 31, 2013)
- Research on Productivity Growth in Service Sector (May 26, 2008 - March 31, 2011)
- Analysis of Improvement of Productivity in Service Industries and Research on Policy Measures for Boosting Productivity (July 17, 2007 - June 30, 2008)
2004 Ph.D., Economics, Hitotsubashi University
2013 Professor, College of Economics, Nihon University
2008 Associate Professor, College of Economics, Nihon University
2006 Assistant Professor, College of Economics, Nihon University
2005 Lecturer, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Selected Publications and Papers
"Resource Reallocation and Zombie Lending in Japan in the 1990s," (with Futoshi Narita and Machiko Narita), Review of Economic Dynamics, 18, 2015: 709-732
"Do Technology Shocks Lower Hours Worked? Evidence from Japanese Industry Level Data," (with Ko Jun-Hyung ), Journal of Macroeconomics, 44, 2015:138-157.
"Are Losers Picked? An Empirical Analysis of Capacity Divestment and Production Reallocation in the Japanese Cement Industry," (with Masato Nishiwaki), Journal of Industrial Economics, 61, 2013:430-467.
"The Incidence of Cross-licensing: A Theory and New Evidence on the Firm and Contract Level Determinants," (with Sadao Nagaoka), Research Policy, 35, 2006:1347-1361.
"Why did Japan's TFP Growth Slow Down in the Lost Decade? An Empirical Analysis Based on Firm-Level Data of Manufacturing Firms," (with Kyoji Fukao), Japanese Economic Review, 57, 2006:195-228.
"International R&D spillovers from Japanese to Korean manufacturing industry," Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, 46, 2005: 135-147.