DORE, Ronald

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DORE, Ronald

DORE, Ronald

Visiting Fellow (until October 31, 2004)

Activities at RIETI


Japanese society and economy and the interaction between social trends and economic trends -- as exemplified in recent book: Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism: Japan and Germany vs. the Anglo-Saxons


1947-50, Postgraduate Research, School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London
1947, B.A. (Modern Japanese), University of London


1991- Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE,
1986-91Director, Japan-Europe Industry Research Centre, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London,
1989-1994 Adjunct Professor of Political Science, M.I.T.,
1986-89 Visiting Professor, Imperial College, London, and Harvard University,
1982-86 Assistant Director, The Technical Change Centre,
1970-81 Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex,
1969-70Visitor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA,
1965-69 Professor of Sociology, LSE and SOAS, University of London,
1961-64 Reader in Sociology, London School of Economics,
1956-60 Associate Professor of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada,
1951-55 Lecturer, School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London,

Selected Publications and Papers

(with Hugh Whittaker) Social evolution, Economic deveopment and culture: What it means to take Japan seriously: Selected writings of Ronald Dore, Aldershot, E. Elgar, 2001

Stockmarket capitalism, welfare capitalism: Japan and Germany versus the Anglo-Saxons, Oxford, OUP, 2000

How the Japanese Learn to Work (with M. Sako). Routledge, London & New York, 1989. Revised and updated edition, 1998, Also as, Dentro il Giappone: Scuola. Formazione professionale. Lavoro, Rome, Armando, 1994.

Taking Japan Seriously: A Confucian Perspective on Leading Economic Issues. Athlone & Stanford, 1987. Also as: Bisogna prendere il Giappone sul serio: un saggio sulla diversit? dei capitalismi, Bologna, Mulino, 1991

Flexible Rigidities: Structural Adjustment in Japan: 1970-1982. Athlone and Stanford, 1986.

British Factory: Japanese Factory. Allen & Unwin, 1973. Reprint with new Afterword, 1990. (Japanese, Spanish and Moldavian translations.)

City Life in Japan. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul and Berkeley, U. of California Press, 1958. (Also in Japanese.) Reprint with new preface, (Folkestone, Paul Norbury), 1999


1986 Distinguished Scholarship Award, Association for Asian Studies,
1986 Honorary Foreign Member, Japan Academy,
1978 Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts & Sciences,
Editorial boards of Asian Business and Management, Journal of Socio-Economics, Journal of Industry Studies, Industrial and Corporate change