Economics of Culture, Productivity Analysis
- Optimal Immigration Policy for Japan (May 28, 2013 - April 30, 2014 )
2001 Ph. D. in Business and Commerce, Keio University
1985 M.A. in Economics, Keio University
1983 B.A. in Economics, Keio University
2009 Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University
2007 Associate Researcher, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office
2001 Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University
1991 Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University
Selected Publications and Papers
Economics of the Disabled, Tokyo: Toyo Keizai Shimposha, February 2006.
Economics of Sumo, Tokyo: Toyo Keizai Shimposha, 2003.
Papers Published in Refereed Journals
"Returns to scale: concept, estimation and analysis of Japan's turbulent 1964-88 economy," Canadian Journal of Economics, 2011. (co-authored with E. Diewert, A. Nakamura, E. Nakamura, and M. Nakamura)
"Does the Natural Selection Mechanism Still Work in Severe Recessions? - Examination of the Japanese Economy in the 1990s -," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2005. (co-authored with K. Nishimura and K. Kiyota)