1998 Ph.D., Economics, Osaka University
1978 B.A., Liberal Arts, International Christian University
2004 Visiting Professor, EHESS, Paris, France
1999-2000 Visiting Professor, Japan-Zentrum, Marburg University, Germany
1998-present Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University
1991-1998 Associate Professor in Economic and Business History, Osaka University
1989-1991 Associate Professor in Business History, Hokusei Gakuen University
1986-1989 Lecturer in Business History, Hokusei Gakuen University
1983-1986 Research Associate, the University of Tokyo
Selected Publications and Papers
Small Firms, Large Concerns: The Development of Small Business in Comparative Perspective (co-editor), Oxford University Press, Oxford, Mar. 1999, pp. 314.
Nihon Tetsudo Sharyo Kogyoshi [The History of the Japanese Rolling Stock Industry], Nihon Keizai Hyoronsha, Tokyo, Oct. 1998, pp. vi & 326.
Kindai Nihon niokeru Kigyouka no Shokeifu [The Activities of Entrepreneurs of Modern Japan] (co-editor), Osaka University Press, Osaka, July 1996, pp. iv & 284.
Nihon Keieishi [Japanese Business History] (co-author), Yuhikaku, Tokyo, Mar. 1995, pp. ix & 341.