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Graduate School of Economics
Major in Economics

Faculty Members: Academic Areas and Research Topics

Graduate School of Economics Major in Economics

Ryoko Umezu

Professor
Management accounting, cost accounting theory
Research into various current management accounting issues

Hideki Esho

Professor
Development economics theory
Economic development and international assistance in developing nations

Toshiyuki Okuyama

Professor
Theoretical economics
Market microanalysis, systems design

Kazuhiro Ozawa

Professor
Data-processing theory
Research into techniques of data analysis through soft computing

Tetsuji Kawamura

Professor
American economic theory, global economic theory, theoretical economics
The contemporary American economy and its global impact: Pax Americana restructuring and transitions

Makoto Kawamura

Professor
Industrial organization theory
Statistical analyses employing industrial and macroeconomic data

Michiki Kikuchi

Professor
Chinese economic theory
Studies of the Chinese economy’s current situation and growth factors compared with Japan’s economy

Hiroko Goto

Professor
The history of British social thought
Changes in nation-states in the face of globalization

Katsuya Kobayashi

Professor
Regional financial theory
Analyses of intergovernmental relations and governmental organizations

Akio Kondo

Professor
Economic geography
Industrial clusters and economic development, global comparisons of location and division of labor, analysis of regional innovation systems

Nobusumi Sagara

Professor
Optimum growth theory, functional analysis
Applied microeconomics, game theory

Yoshikazu Sato

Professor
Theoretical economics, economic fluctuations theory
Theoretical economics, Japanese economy theory, well-balanced studies of economics theory and the reality of Japan’s economy

Peng Xu

Professor
Corporate finance
Corporate restructuring, determination of executive remuneration, economic analyses of share options, analyses of factors determining debt structure

Fumie Suga

Professor
Civil law (contract law), consumer law
Analysis of legal problems arising over gaps in negotiating power between contracting parties and unconscientious transactions

Mikio Suga

Professor
Economic statistics
Business registers, economic censuses, industrial input-output table

Takuma Sugahara

Professor
Economic policy, social policy, economics of medicine
Analysis of medical care, welfare and nursing policies, and medical supplies and the medical equipment industries

Miki Sugiura

Professor
World economic history
Distribution and consumption in medieval and modern cities

Yutaka Suzuki

Professor
Contract theory, industrial organization theory, enterprise theory
Corporate, contract, and organizational economics; game theory and its applications

Keisuke Takeguchi

Professor
Accounting (financial accounting, international accounting)
Accounting for share-based payment, primarily share options

Koichi Takeda

Professor
Financial theory
Applied microeconomic analysis of finance

Shigeo Takeda

Professor
Theoretical economics
Free, independent research by students

Akiko Tamura

Professor
Global economy, macroeconomics
International economic theories and empirical analyses

Fumiyou Nagaoka

Professor
Corporate managers, corporate strategies, intellectual property rights, new ventures
The rise and fall of companies (the essence of success and failure)

Yutaka Nagahara

Professor
Economic history and economic theory
Capital, labor, society, ideas

Eiichiro Nishizawa

Professor
Environmental policy theory
European and American environmental policy, devising environmentally friendly agriculture and farming villages

Park Jonghyun

Professor
Geology (urban geology)
Spatial structure of corporate activities of Korean residents in Japan, corporate behavior and urban systems

Toshiyuki Baba

Professor
Asian economies, technology transfers, management of technology, higher education
Asian development and Japan’s roles, the economic impact of changing technologies

Nobuko Hara

Professor
Socioeconomics, economics history
Market, welfare state, and family political economics

Midori Hirokawa

Professor
Social choice theory, public economics
Microeconomic fundamentals of systems formation

Fumio Makino

Professor
Japan’s economic growth and technological progress
Comparisons of economic growth and education in China and Japan

Junya Matsunami

Professor
Environmental economics
Socioeconomic systems for the formation of recycling societies, economics research into waste products and recycling

Kenji Miyazaki

Professor
Econometrics
The econometrics of macroeconomics

Koichi Miyazaki

Professor
Microeconomics, macroeconomics
Issues surrounding reforms of futures transactions systems and the mathematical foundations of options theory

Norihiko Miyawaki

Professor
Economic statistics, management science, data analysis
Analysis and information of business management, statistics and statistical applications

Hiromi Mori

Professor
Statistics, economic statistics
Comparative research into the statistics systems of individual countries, data archival theory

Matori Yamamoto

Professor
Cultural anthropology, economic anthropology
Formation of national cultures in Oceania and identity (cultural anthropology, economic anthropology)

Shoji Yumae

Professor
Finance
Risk management, computational finance

Ryo Watabe

Professor
International business theory, international marketing theory
Research into the foundations of international business—law, currencies, and languages; research into major Japanese and foreign companies

Kazumasa Oguro

Associate Professor
Fiscal science, public economics
Analysis of inter-generational problems and of the link between demographics, politics and economy

Ryusuke Shinohara

Associate Professor
Public economics, game theory, microeconomics
Supply of public goods; strategic cooperative game theory

Hidetomo Takahashi

Associate professor
Finance
Verification of the effectiveness of stock markets, market microstructures

Kazutaka Takechi

Associate Professor
International economics
Empirical analyses of the foreign direct investment strategies of Japanese companies

Yuki Tanaka

Associate Professor
Financial accounting theory, environmental accounting
Corporate disclosure of environmental information

Junya Hamaaki

Associate Professor
Public economics, applied econometrics
Micro-econometric analysis of social security, taxation and labor area

Tomoki Hirase

Associate Professor
Economic doctrine, financial theory
Fluctuating commodity price levels

Satoshi Myojo

Associate Professor
Empirical industrial organization, applied statistics
Market analysis and policy evaluation through structural estimation; statistical analysis techniques

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