Industrial Organization, International Economics, Applied Econometrics
- 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)
2006 Ph.D., Business and Commerce, Keio University
2000 M.A., Business and Commerce, Keio University
1998 B.A., Policy Management, Keio University
2007 - 2009 Fellow (Adjunct)
2003 - 2007 Research Staff, Research Institute of Economy Trade and Industry
2000 - 2001 Research Associate, Bank of Japan
Selected Publications and Papers
Papers Published in Refereed Journals
"Analyzing the Effect of Transportation Infrastructure on Location Choice Decisions for Manufacturing Plants," (in Japanese) MITA Business Review, vol. 49, no. 3, 2006.
"Effects of Japan's Outward FDIs on Closing of the Domestic Plants: Evidence from Japan's Machinery Firms," (in Japanese) JCER Economic Journal, no. 50, 2004.
Papers Published in non-refereed Journals
"International Intrafirm Transfer of Management Technology by Japanese Multinational Corporations," in Almas Heshmeti ed., Commercialization and Transfer of Technology: Major Country Case Studies, Nova Science Pub, 2007 (co-authored with Shujiro Urata and Yohong, Wei).
"The Determinants of Local Procurements by Japanese Foreign Affiliates: An Estimation of Factor Demand Function," in Jong-Kil Kim and Pierre-Bruno Ruffini eds., Corporate Strategies in the Age of Regional Integration, Edward Elgar, 2007 (co-authored with Kozo Kiyota, Shujiro Urata, and Yohong Wei).
"National Reports, Japan," in Asia Productivity Organization ed., Total Factor Productivity Growth -survey report-, 2004, Asia Productivity Organization (co-authored with Takanobu Nakajima and Koji Nomura).
"Measurement of Total Factor Productivity for Japan's Banking Industry -Pre-Buble, Bubble, and Post Bubble Period-," in Asia Productivity Organization ed., The Basic Research X on Productivity Improvement Competitiveness and Quality Jobs, 2001, Asia Productivity Organization (co-authored with Takanobu Nakajima).
"Employment of MNEs in Japan: New Evidence," RIETI Discussion Paper 06-E-014, 2006, (co-authored with Kozo Kiyota)
"Market Dynamics and Productivity in Japanese Retail Industry in the late 1990's," RIETI Discussion Paper 05-E-001, 2004 (co-authored with Kazuyuki Motohashi)