Ph.D. in Economics
Professor, School of Business Administration, Meiji University
Economics of Institutions and Organizations (including 'Old', 'New' and Modern Institutional Economics, especially alternative theories of the firm)
Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics, 2007-present
The Japanese Society for the History of Economic Thought, 2010-present
The Japan Society for Economic Education, 2014-present
World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research, 2013-present
European Association for Evolutionary Political Economics, 2015-present
RECENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
- History and Methodology of New Institutional and Evolutionary Economics
To study the relationship between new institutional and evolutionary economics and their methodology, reevaluating the formation, development, and transformation processes of new institutional economics that surround Ronald Coase's theories.
- Theory of the Firm in Economics of Organization and Evolutionary Economics
To study the integration of the following two approaches and their relationship to business administration: the one regards the market and the firm as the alternative mechanisms to allocate resources, and the other emphasizes knowledge, resource and competence inside the firm.
- Application of Economic Knowledge in Business Practices
To study the development and teaching methods of micro-, macro-, and business economics that contribute to managerial decisions in for-profit or non-profit organizations.