Research Achievements

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • Mikami, M. and Nishibe, M. (2018), "Gaming Simulation using Electronic Community Currencies: Behavioral Analysis of Self-versus-Community Consciousness," in Gomez, G. (ed.), Monetary Plurality in Local, Regional and Global Economies, Routledge.
  • Mikami, M. (2014), "Business Organization: Why the firm exist?," in Hashimoto, T. (ed.), Modern Economic Thought, Keiso Shobo. (in Japanese)

REFEREED PAPERS

NON-REFEREED PAPERS AND PROCEEDINGS

  • Mikami, M. (2017), "Could Economics Be Changed by Cognitive Science?: a Consideration on the Views by Don Ross," The bulletin of arts and sciences, No. 530, pp. 109-126.  (in Japanese)
  • Mikami, M. and Nishibe, M. (2013), "Gaming Simulation using Electronic Community Currency: Behavioral Analysis of Self-versus-Community Consciousness," Conference Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics, F-3-2, pp. 1-29.  (in Japanese)
  • Mikami, M.* and Nishibe, M.* (2012), "The Application of Electronic Community Currency for Media Design and Community Dock," Discussion Paper, Series B, No. 103, pp. 1-24. (* equal contribution) (in Japanese) 
  • Mikami, M.* and Nishibe, M.* (2012), "The Application of Electronic Community Currency for Media Design and Community Dock," Conference Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics, pp. 782-798. (* equal contribution) (in Japanese)
  • Mikami, M. (2011), "Evolutionary and Design Theories in New Institutional Economics," Conference Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Japan Association for Social and Economic Systems Studies, pp. 21-24. (in Japanese)
  • Mikami, M. (2011), "Reevaluation of Ronald Coase's Transaction Cost Theory," Conference Proceedings of the 75th Annual Conference of the Japan Society of the History of Economic Thought, pp. 178-183. (in Japanese)  
  • Mikami, M. (2011), "The New Institutional Theory of the Firm and the Theory of Evolution: Coase, Alchian and Demsetz," Conference Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics, pp. 902-917. (in Japanese)
  • Mikami, M. (2010), "Reexamination of Transaction Cost Economics: comparing Williamson and Coase," Conference Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics, pp. 997-1013. (in Japanese) 

TRANSLATIONS

  • Japanese Edition of Don Ross's Economic Theory and Cognitive Science: Microexplanation (supervised and jointly translated by Shiro Nagao), Gakubunsha, 2018. (in Japanese)
  • "Japanese Translation of Ronald Coase's 'The Nature of Costs'," Jinbun Kagaku Ronshu, School of Business Administration, Meiji University, Vol. 60, pp. 15-32, 2014. (in Japanese)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • "Coasean View of Human Behavior within the Institutional Context," The 3rd Conference of World Interdisciplinary Network of Institutional Research (Seaport Boston Hotel, Boston), September 4, 2016.
  • "Coase's View on Costs as the Foundation and Limitation of New Institutional Economics," The 27th Annual Conference of European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (University of Genoa, Genoa), September 18, 2015.
  • "Gaming Simulation using Electronic Community Currency: Behavioral Analysis of Self-versus-Community Consciousness," The 2nd International Conference on Complementary Currency Systems (International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University of Rotterdam, The Hague), June 19, 2013.
  • "Gaming Simulation using Electronic Community Currency: Behavioral Analysis of Self-versus-Community Consciousness," the 17th Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for Evolutionary Economics (Chuo University), March 17th, 2013. (in Japanese)
  • "The Transformation in the Thought of Ronald Coase around the 1970s," The 25th Conference of the History of Economic Thought Society of Australia (The Royal Society of Victoria building, Melbourne), July 5th, 2012.
  • "The Application of Electronic Community Currency for  Media Design and Community Dock," the 16th Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for Evolutionary Economics (Setsunan University), March 18th, 2012. (in Japanese) (with Makoto NISHIBE)
  • "Reevaluation of Ronald Coase's Transaction Cost Theory," the 75th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for the History of Economic Thought (Kyoto University), November 6th, 2011. (in Japanese)
  • "Evolutionary and Design Theories in New Institutional Economics," the 30th Annual Conference of the Japan Association for Social and Economic Systems Studies (Tokyo University), October 29th, 2011. (in Japanese)  
  • "Evolutionary Aspects of Coasean Economics," the 8th Meeting of Hokkaido-Tohoku Branch of the Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics (Asahikawa University), September 3rd, 2011. (in Japanese)  
  • "New Institutional Theory of the Firm and Evolutionary Theory: Coase, Alchian and Demsetz," the 15th Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for Evolutionary Economics (Nagoya University), March 2011. (in Japanese)
  • "Reexamination of Transaction Cost Economics: comparing Williamson and Coase," the 14th Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for Evolutionary Economics (Shitennoji University), March 28th, 2010. (in Japanese)
  • "Reexamination of Transaction Cost Economics," 2009 Second Meeting of Hokkaido Branch of the Japanese Society for the Hiostory of Economic Thought (Hokusei Gakuen University), December 5th, 2009. (in Japanese)

GRANTS (FUNDED RESEARCH)

  • "Research on Ronald Coase's Influence on Formation, Development, and Transformation of New Institutional Economics," JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), FY2014-FY2017. (Research Project Number:26780131)
  • "Gaming Simulation of Electric Community Currency: comparative analysis of online and face-to-face transactions," Research Grant by the Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology, 2011-2012.

ACADEMIC DISSERTATIONS

  • Mikami, M. (2012), "Evolutionary Foundations of Coasean Economics: Transforming New Institutional Economics into Evolutionary Economics," Doctoral Dissertation, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration, Hokkaido University.
  • Mikami, M. (2009), "Reexamining the Notion of Transaction Cost: Its Relationsip to the View of Economic Agents," Master Thesis, Graduate School of Ecoomics and Business Administration, Hokkaido University. (in Japanese)